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Final musings from SCW trip to Latvia
Jun27

Final musings from SCW trip to Latvia

RIGA, Latvia—Long after the words of “You Are God,”—the finale of each Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma’s (SCW) concert—had faded into the Latvian twilight for the last time, director Randy Lind had a special message for the 110 singers, their orchestra and traveling companions at a farewell dinner June 7. Gathered at the Kalku Varti Restaurant, Lind said, “From the very beginning, it was evident that God had His hand in all of this....

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Latvia: ‘Beautiful’
Jun21

Latvia: ‘Beautiful’

RIGA, Latvia—It’s pretty much a foregone conclusion that most people probably don’t have Latvia on their “Bucket List” of places to visit before they die, but you can’t convince almost 150 Oklahomans that the Baltic country isn’t one of the most beautiful places on Earth after they spent six days there as part of the Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma’s (SCW) mission trip to Northern Europe, May 30-June 9. In fact, “Latvia is a beautiful...

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SCW pour hearts into Northern Europe
Jun14

SCW pour hearts into Northern Europe

RIGA, Latvia—With sparkling eyes, vibrant voices and energetic hearts, the Singing Churchwomen of Oklahoma (SCW) swept across Northern Europe June 1-9, proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ to thousands of people in churches, concert halls, nursing homes, an orphanage, a Christian school and through the streets themselves. The group, more than 100 strong, and accompanied by some 30 more traveling companions, visited numerous famous...

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Mission: Walters Ministering at home
May17

Mission: Walters Ministering at home

WALTERS—Richard Stillwell, pastor of Walters, First has been on many mission trips—most notably to Nicaragua and Brazil—but he is most excited about an upcoming mission trip in September, one he’ll only have to cross the street to participate in. Mission: Walters, Sept. 16-18, culminates months of planning and will involve not only members of Walters, First, but also the congregations of Bartlesville, First; Claremore, First; Edmond,...

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SCW end concert year; prep for Latvia
May16

SCW end concert year; prep for Latvia

DEL CITY—The Singing ChurchWomen (SCW) of Oklahoma closed out their 2015-2016 season with a concert at Del City, First Southern the evening of May 5, and then 100 of them set their sights on May 30, the date they and 41 traveling companions depart for a 10-day mission trip to Northern Europe. Led by director Randy Lind, the SCW will share the love of Christ in Finland, Estonia, Sweden and Latvia—the Baltic country that bills itself as...

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