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Public invited to 'Friend of Faith' presentation
Carla Hinton, religion editor of The Oklahoman, will receive the Friend of Faith award from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-Oklahoma City on June 7, 2016. Read More
Edmond woman graduates from U.S. Naval Academy
Jacqueline Kennedye, of Edmond, has completed four years of academic, physical and professional military training, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday. She is a graduate of Mount St. Mary High School in Oklahoma City. Read More
Holy rollers: Churches in Oklahoma City's downtown and Midtown areas enjoy Bike to Church Sunday
Frontline Church-Downtown was one of four churches in Oklahoma City's downtown and Midtown-areas to host Bike to Church Sunday. The churches encouraged their members to ride bicycles to church, a particularly viable option in a downtown urban setting. Read More
Oklahoma United Methodist bishop prepares for final state annual meeting before retirement
The Oklahoma United Methodist Conference's annual meeting set to begin Monday will be momentous for the Rev. Robert Hayes Jr. and the Methodists he has led for more than a decade.The annual gathering will be the last such meeting for Hayes in his role as bishop. Read More
Vacation Bible school activities are set to begin in Oklahoma City area
Churches have announced plans for vacation Bible school in the Oklahoma City area. Read More
Bible lesson for The Oklahoman
L.G. Parkhurst's Bible lesson for The Oklahoman for May 29. Read More
Camp Anytown seeks Oklahoma City metro campers
Leaders with the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, which hosts Camp Anytown Oklahoma for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from across the state, hope a more central location for the camp will help draw more youths from the Oklahoma City metro area. The camp in the past has been in far eastern... Read More
A possible benefit of going to church: a chance of living longer
A study looked at the affect of church attendance on longevity. Read More
Oklahoma religion briefs
Oklahoma religion briefs for May 28. Read More
When you stop wanting to go to heaven
What can you do when you stop wanting to go to heaven? Read More
11 Jewish congregations selected for "Scientists in Synagogues" initiative
"Scientists in Synagogues" will help Jewish communities bridge the gap between science and faith. Read More
Oklahoma City Symphonic band, community orchestra to perform
The Oklahoma City Symphonic Band will join the Oklahoma Community Orchestra for an outdoor concert June 12 at Oklahoma Christian University. Read More
Sitting on this bench will change your perspective
Have you ever been lonely? Take a lesson from these kids on how to love and be loved. Read More
School threatens to expel pupils with gay family members
A Christian school in Kansas is at the centre of mounting controversy after it emerged that it reserved the right to expel students if any of their family members were gay or transgender. A so-called Statement of Understanding sent to parents who wish to send their children to the private school located in... Read More
Courting favor: Oklahoma City nonprofit seeks funds to improve Midnight Basketball court for youths
Saving Our Youth OKC, or SOY, is seeking money to pay for a new paved area that will serve as a basketball court for Midnight Basketball, an outreach program that has been ongoing for about 17 years at Christ Temple Community Church in northeast Oklahoma City.. Read More
11 people share how they talk about faith in public
Nearly 7 in 10 Christians "agree to disagree" about religion when challenged by someone who doesn't see faith their way, according to Pew Research Center. Read More
Seven takeaways from interfaith domestic violence/sexual assault conference
The profile of an abuser is not as straight forward as a lot of people think. It's not always going to be some guy from a low-income neighborhood. It might be someone you least expect. And he might be the nicest guy in many other aspects of his life. So said domestic abuse expert and author Lundy Bancroft as he... Read More
Oklahoma-based Life.Church's efforts foster success for program
Ashley Hahn, director of Oklahoma Fosters, said about 200 individuals and families have signed up to become part of the state's foster care program as a result of a fostering initiative sponsored by Edmond-based Life.Church. Read More
Oklahoma students win Love’s Creative SPARKS awards
For her idea to address the needs of foster children in her community, Corn Bible Academy student Lauren Anderson has won the grand prize in this year’s Love’s Creative SPARKS awards. The competition, a program of Creative Oklahoma, recognizes students who use their imagination to envision a more creative learning... Read More
Bathing Buddha: Oklahoma City-area monastery draws crowd for ritual celebrating Buddha's birthday
Using small ladles, people carefully poured scented water on a small statue of the baby Buddha displayed in a fountain near the altar at Buddha Mind Monastery. About 170 Oklahoma Buddhists commemorated Buddha's birthday by participating in the Buddha Bathing Ceremony. A Dharma talk and the "Sutra of Medicine Buddha"... Read More

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May 26Frontline-Downtown was one of four churches in the downtown...

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May 24An eventful trip to Israel by nine Oklahoma women evolved into a...

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Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Chapel dedication

May 24Catholic leaders and other members of the Catholic faith community...

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May 20Family members of a local classical pianist always dreamed that he...

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Bathing Buddha

May 20Bathing Buddha: Oklahoma City-area monastery draws crowd for ritual...