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Faculty and staff prepare for new school year at UCO in Edmond
Faculty and staff at the University of Central Oklahoma were invited Tuesday to gather at the UCO labyrinth at the conclusion of their fall forum. Read More
An OKC college fair, Enid eclipse viewing and a biblical writings class in Mustang
The fourth annual Oklahoma County Black Elected Officials College Fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 26 at the Metro Technology Centers Springlake Campus in OKC. Read More
Edmond Genealogical Society to meet Monday
Debra Spindle will present a program on Researching Church Records during the Monday meeting of the Edmond Genealogical Society. Read More
Oklahoma Mormons shine light on Sunbeam Family Services
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints congregations recently delivered a large donation of supplies to Sunbeam Family Services for its foster care program Read More
Author shares poignant story of family values, civil rights
Jo Ivester, author of the book "The Outskirts of Hope," recently shared her poignant story of family values and civil rights during a special presentation in Oklahoma City hosted by the Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City in partnership with the Metropolitan Library System. Read More
Bible lesson for Aug. 12
Bible lesson for Aug. 12 Read More
OKC church to offer citizenship, English classes
The Immigration Center at Western Oaks in OKC will teach free citizenship classes on Thursdays and Saturdays. Read More
Religion briefs for Aug. 12
Religion briefs for Aug. 12 Read More
Edmond church hosts free eye clinic
Waterloo Road Baptist Church in Edmond partnered with Feed the Children to host an eye clinic on Aug. 5 at the church. Attendees were given free eye exams and eye glasses as part of the event. Read More
Methodist ministers: New leaders take helm of two prominent metro churches
New ministers have recently been appointed to lead two prominent Oklahoma City metro-area ministries. The Rev. Mark Mitchell is the new senior pastor of United Methodist Church of the Servant and the Rev. Lesly Broadbent is the new senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Oklahoma City. Read More
'Esther Women' series set to begin new season in OKC
Drawing inspiration from women of the Bible, in the boardroom and next door, the "Esther Women" monthly luncheon series will begin on Sept 6, in partnership with St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. Read More
Lightning strike at church during tornadic storm was 'pretty miraculous,' south Tulsa pastor says
“People that don’t believe are happy to write it off as a coincidence, but for us there seems to be something more to it,” the Holy Apostles Orthodox Christian Church Read More
Lil Lassie pom camp held at Bishop McGuinness in OKC
Lil Lassie pom camp in OKC attracted more than 150 girls Read More
Seminar planned to help people cope with losing their vision
People who lose their vision go through the stages of grief, according to a member of the Heartland Council of the Blind Read More
Road to sainthood: Golf course property will be site of Rother shrine
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has launched a $55 million capital campaign and roughly half of the funds will go towards the construction of a new south Oklahoma City church and the Rev. Stanley Rother shrine expected to draw thousands of visitors from around the world. Read More
Faith-based back-to-school events are planned
Several metro-area churches including OKC Faith Church and Capitol Hill Baptist Church are offering back-to-school activities and school supply giveaways on Saturday to help families as the prepare for the new school year. Read More
Edmond man ordained to the Catholic priesthood
The Rev. Kelly Edwards, of Edmond, was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in a recent ceremony at Our Lady's Cathedral in Oklahoma City. Edwards was the only individual ordained this year to become part of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. Read More
New Catholic high school offers workshop for students
Metro students recently toured downtown Oklahoma City businesses and organizations as part of a workshop hosted by the new Cristo Rey Oklahoma City Catholic High School. Read More
Oklahoma Baptist leader is chosen to head national disaster relief
Sam Porter, longtime director of Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief, is stepping down from the state post to become national director of the Southern Baptist Convention's North American Mission Board disaster relief organization. Read More
Civil rights pioneer will deliver sermon at Oklahoma City church
During a momentous whirlwind visit to Oklahoma City, a civil rights pioneer plans to share a message of faith at one of the more prominent churches in the metro area. The Rev. William “Bill” Greason, a former minor league baseball player and 2017 inductee into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, will be guest preacher... Read More

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Oklahoma missionary puts faith in motion

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Spreading 'The Caleb Effect'

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Interfaith events help Muslims reach out during Ramadan

Jun 23Interfaith dinners were held in the metro this year during the...