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Church plant adopts culture of foster care
Nov15

Church plant adopts culture of foster care

  MUSTANG—Mustang, The Well, now in their second year as a church plant with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, is currently meeting at Canyon Ridge Intermediate School in the Mustang School district. From a church planting perspective, the church is doing well. The congregation is averaging approximately 100 in weekly attendance, recently baptizing three new believers. Beyond church growth, the planters have also worked to...

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Lawton church plant begins new focus, local relationships
Oct18

Lawton church plant begins new focus, local relationships

  LAWTON—A former satellite location of Wichita Falls, Texas, First has made the transition from the venue of a Texas church to full-fledged Oklahoma church plant. The church, which meets in the Armed Service YMCA, 900 NW Cache Road, in Lawton, began the transition one year ago to become Lawton, Credence. As of this month, the church is now a church plant of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO). Church Planting Pastor...

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Church plant multiplies ministry legacy in east Edmond
Oct11

Church plant multiplies ministry legacy in east Edmond

  EDMOND—The church plant East Edmond Community Church officially launched with 81 people present Sept. 30, meeting in the Hilton Garden Inn and Edmond Convention Center, located at I-35 and Covell Road. The plant is sponsored by nearby Edmond, Waterloo Road; Edmond, First and the Church Planting Group of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. The church plant team is led by two longtime friends, Ray Strauss and Aaron Day, son of...

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OKC, Rancho Village positions for the Latino future
Oct08

OKC, Rancho Village positions for the Latino future

Oklahoma City, Rancho Village recently combined the worship services of their English and Spanish-speaking members into one service. The move is designed to make the church more responsive to the needs of the community that lives around the church. “We call it one body, bringing everyone into the sanctuary together and keeping us together as much as we can,” Pastor Floyd McKee explained. “There is still some separate time, after the...

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Hidden Harvest: Oklahoma’s unchurched population analyzed
May21

Hidden Harvest: Oklahoma’s unchurched population analyzed

Imagine: You are standing in line at the local shopping center. It’s the weekend. The store is packed with people waiting in line to check out. You look around and see people from all walks of life, ethnicities and ages. Have you ever found yourself wondering about the spiritual lives of the people all around you? Through our survey of Oklahomans, we found out the details about all those people you see in those lines with you. You can...

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