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Satanic Temple demands $35K after Belle Plaine cancels public space at veterans park
A Satanic monument commissioned for Belle Plaine’s Veterans Memorial Park never made it across state lines before the city reneged on an agreement allowing its display on public grounds.  The Satanic Temple had sought to install a memorial at a newly sanctioned free-speech zone in the park as a counterpoint... Read More
Religion briefs for Dec. 9
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'Blue Christmas' service offers solace during holidays
A Midwest City couple discuss the benefits of attending a "Blue Christmas" church service designed to offer solace and support for individuals who are grieving during the holidays. Read More
Church will host 'The Big Give'
An Oklahoma City church is hoping to brighten the holidays for youths and their families with a special Christmas giveaway event. People's Church will host "The Big Give" on Dec. 17 at its main church at 800 E Britton Road and at its satellites on the Northwest Expressway in northwest Oklahoma City and in Midwest City. Read More
Light. Love. Latkes.: Jewish group shares traditional Hanukkah treat on college campus
The OU Hillel Foundation recently partnered with the Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi to offer savory treats traditionally eaten during Hanukkah, often called the Jewish Festival of Light. The two groups hosted "Latkes for Love," an all-you-can-eat latke feast that helped raised money for impoverished communities... Read More
Bible lesson for Dec. 9
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Panelists discuss Oklahoma County jail woes
A group of panelists from a cross-section of the community recently discussed Oklahoma County jail reform at an "Evening of Listening" event hosted by St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral and the Oklahoma Conference of Churches. Read More
Oklahoma congressional and faith leaders react to decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
While some Oklahoma faith leaders expressed concerns about President Trump's decision to recognize Israel as the capital of Israel, other spiritual leaders and several Oklahoma congressmen praised the president's decision on Wednesday. Read More
Former Sand Springs pastor accused of scamming church members out of tens of thousands
Mark Wayne Miller, 48, was arrested and charged with two counts of obtaining money by false pretenses over $500 or a con game after a yearlong investigation. Read More
Religion briefs for Dec. 2
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Oklahoma City preacher nominated to lead state Baptist convention
The Rev. Hance Dilbeck is poised to become the next leader of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. A search committee within the convention's board of directors recently recommended that Dilbeck become the convention's executive director-treasurer. Read More
Bible lesson for Dec. 2
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'Night for Africa' will feature Kenyan music, song and dance
Kenyan youths participating in The Maisha Project's Light the Future Choir have been serving as goodwill ambassadors in Oklahoma and other states. Read More
Building community: Volunteers give back through assembling bikes for kids
With their tool bags in hand, 150 volunteers descended upon a metro-area warehouse for a morning of building bicycles. The 12th annual "Buck$ 4 Bikes" assembly event was hosted by The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command Women's Auxiliary on Nov. 25 in Oklahoma City. Read More
TEEM holds toy drive
The Education and Employment Ministry known as TEEM is seeking toys for children whose parents are incarcerated. The organization's annual Toy Drive continues through Dec. 13. Read More
O Christmas tree: Catholic school operates holiday lot in Midtown as fundraiser for athletics
The Christmas tree lot run by volunteers from Bishop John Carroll Catholic School is a major fundraiser for the school's athletic department. The tree lot opened on Friday at the Midtown Pop-up Shops at NW 10 and Hudson. Read More
Panelists provide security tips for houses of worship
Focusing on safety and security for houses of worship, an Instant Reaction community conversation event held on Nov. 19 was designed as a way to open dialogue in the aftermath of the deadly church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The event was hosted by The Oklahoman in partnership with Oklahoma City Community... Read More
A Christmas story: OBU graduates share 'Unusual Tale of Mary and Joseph'
Two Oklahoma Baptist University graduates are bringing a musical retelling of the Christmas story to the Civic Center Music Hall as the holiday season kicks into high gear. "The Unusual Story of Mary and Joseph's Baby" is described as a different take on the lives of two people Christians consider the most famous... Read More
Thanksgiving dinners offered
Free Thanksgiving meals will be offered Thursday at locations across the metro area. • The Jesus House will have a Thanksgiving Day meal from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 1335 W Sheridan Ave. For more information call 232-7164. • City Rescue Mission will have a Thanksgiving Day meal from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 800 W... Read More

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Buck$ for bikes

Nov 30The 12th annual "Buck$ 4 Bikes" assembly event was hosted by The...

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Holiday market benefits adoption fund

Nov 10The Gift Goes On will be held Tuesday, November 14 at The Cube at...

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All the bells and whistles: St. Luke's Methodist

Nov 3Sunday, music from the carillon once again will ring out over the...

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Gutenberg Gates replica looms large at OKC mall

Nov 3At 40-feet-tall with sunlight beaming across its gold exterior, the...