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Singing Churchmen, ChurchWomen & Baptist Symphony to worship in Washington, D.C.
May23

Singing Churchmen, ChurchWomen & Baptist Symphony to worship in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON D.C.—On May 25-30, nearly 430 Oklahomans will make their way to our nation’s capital for “Worship over Washington.” The Singing Churchmen (SCM), Singing ChurchWomen (SCW) and Oklahoma Baptist Symphony (OBS) will be in Washington, D.C. for five days, performing at iconic venues, such as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, World War II (WWII) Memorial and more. Many performances will feature patriotic songs in...

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Churches ‘Gear up! Get Ready! Game on!’ for Vacation Bible School 2018
May19

Churches ‘Gear up! Get Ready! Game on!’ for Vacation Bible School 2018

As summertime quickly approaches and schools let out for the year, it can only mean one thing across Oklahoma Baptist churches—Vacation Bible School (VBS) is coming! The theme for Lifeway Christian Resource’s VBS 2018 curriculum is “Game on! Gear up for life’s big game.” 2 Peter 1:3 is the theme verse, which says, “His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge of Him who called us by...

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Spring Retreat fortifies 18-24 year olds at Falls Creek
Apr20

Spring Retreat fortifies 18-24 year olds at Falls Creek

DAVIS—To fortify means to make strong—to strengthen and secure a place, or to give physical or mental strength, courage or endurance to, according to Merriam Webster’s dictionary. Young adults ages 18-24 experienced fortification amid frigid temperatures April 6-8 at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center. Each spring for the past four years, young adults ages 18-24 have gathered at Falls Creek as many before them have done, to gather...

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Oklahoma City bombing survivor shares testimony of forgiveness, 23 years later
Apr19

Oklahoma City bombing survivor shares testimony of forgiveness, 23 years later

Arlene Blanchard woke up on a beautiful spring day on April 19, 1995, just nine days away from being out of the military and beginning her civilian life. She was making plans to attend college and begin a new career. Blanchard had recently moved to Oklahoma from Alaska, where she was previously stationed with the Army. “I knew absolutely nothing about Oklahoma, I just thought cowboys and Indians,” Blanchard joked. She got married and...

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Dilbeck to speak in hometown at ‘Revival on the Prairie’ hosted by Pawhuska, Calvary May 6-9
Apr12

Dilbeck to speak in hometown at ‘Revival on the Prairie’ hosted by Pawhuska, Calvary May 6-9

The heart and soul of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) includes smaller-in-attendance churches. Of the approximately 1,800 churches, the majority have an attendance of 125 people or less. At one of those smaller-in-attendance churches in the hometown of Hance Dilbeck, BGCO executive director-treasurer, a revival is coming. Pawhuska, Calvary, where Caleb Dunn is pastor, will host Dilbeck for the “Revival on the...

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