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Cherokee Association celebrates 150th anniversary
Nov04

Cherokee Association celebrates 150th anniversary

BRIGGS—The oldest Baptist association in Oklahoma observed its annual meeting for the 150th consecutive year on Oct. 11-12. The two-day meeting of Cherokee Association (CBA) featured worship services in both Cherokee and English languages, fellowship meals, recreation, traditional crafts and, of course, a lot of treasured memories. Speakers for the sesquicentennial celebration included moderator Anthony Ross, Salina, Emmanuel; Rufus...

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Scattered to gather
Oct30

Scattered to gather

John Niyondiko and his wife Daphrose are church planters in Oklahoma City. Read about their experience with Oklahoma Baptists’ Church Multiplication Group and how they intend to minister to the “Scattered.” DAVIS – Plans for a new church plant in Oklahoma City that will focus on gathering believers and reaching unbelievers from several African nations is underway. The Church Multiplication Group of Oklahoma Baptists...

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New church ‘Ascends’ in Woodward
Oct03

New church ‘Ascends’ in Woodward

WOODWARD—Sunday, Sept. 15 marked the raising up of a brand new church in Woodward with 312 people meeting under the banner, “This is Home.” Woodward, Ascent, led by Blake and Taylor Farley and a launch team of 58 people, celebrated the inaugural worship meetings of the church with two services and a full children’s ministry in the Woodward Events Center. Nine professions of faith in Christ were reported, and the new congregation had...

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Falls Creek hosts parents of IMB missionaries
May17

Falls Creek hosts parents of IMB missionaries

DAVIS—Gathering under the theme “For the Sake of the Name,” approximately 180 parents of International Mission Board (IMB) missionaries met at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, May 3-5, for the National Retreat for Parents of IMB Workers. This is Falls Creek’s first time to host the bi-annual event. Amy Cordova, women’s missions and ministries specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), explained that the...

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Singing Churchmen promo wins ‘Best promotional film’ at Christian Film Festival
Apr23

Singing Churchmen promo wins ‘Best promotional film’ at Christian Film Festival

SHAWNEE –A promotional film for the Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma took home the Best Promotional Film award from the 2019 Christian Worldview Film Festival held in Franklin, Tennessee in March. The Christian Worldview Film Festival is held each year in Franklin, Tennessee and has over 1000 attendees. Awards include “Best Feature Film,” “Best Documentary Feature,” “Best Gospel Presentation,” and twelve other awards. The Singing...

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