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BGCO invites Baptists to Rose Day 2016 Feb. 3
Jan13

BGCO invites Baptists to Rose Day 2016 Feb. 3

All state churches and state associations recently were sent a letter announcing Rose Day 2016 will be observed on Wed., Feb. 3 at the Oklahoma State Capitol. Anthony L. Jordan, executive director-treasurer of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, and Brian Hobbs, Baptist Messenger editor and Rose Day chairman, co-signed the letter that invited all Oklahoma Baptists to participate in the 25th anniversary of Oklahoma Baptists...

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Glenpool, Solid Rock students excited to serve
Jan12

Glenpool, Solid Rock students excited to serve

GLENPOOL—Kristi Wolf Norris participated in a mission walk in Western Oklahoma last August with other members of Native American churches from Eastern Oklahoma. A member of Glenpool, Solid Rock, she was with a team that visited Clinton, Indian Church and saw how the church’s building was empty and had been under construction for 13 years. But what impressed Norris was how the church members were happy, knowing their building would...

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Trinity’s Turnaround
Dec18

Trinity’s Turnaround

The theme was “Come & See,” and many did just that when Oklahoma City, Trinity hosted a “Grand Re-opening” on Dec. 6 to celebrate its restored worship center that has been unusable for approximately six years. Pastor Tobin Jackson led the resurgence of the sanctuary that was damaged by a 2009 ice storm, but he credits the faithful support of approximately 30 church members who remained at Oklahoma City, Trinity in spite of facing...

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Ice storms & opportunties
Dec10

Ice storms & opportunties

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) has answered the call to many who were affected by the recent ice storms in parts of Oklahoma. More than 70 trained DR volunteers from across the state were sent out, as Sam Porter, disaster relief director for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, and those under his leadership collected hundreds of requests for assistance. “They were predicting the worst ice storm ever in western...

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Forum provides ‘Hope’ for student ministry leaders
Dec02

Forum provides ‘Hope’ for student ministry leaders

Approximately 200 church student leaders met at Oklahoma City, Southern Hills for the 2015 Oklahoma Youth Ministry (OKYM) Forum Nov. 20-21. The Forum drew full-time, part-time/bi-vocational and volunteer leaders from across the state for the purpose of “community, conversation and collaboration.” “This is a great opportunity for connection, resourcing and networking for leaders around our state,” said Todd Sanders, student education...

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