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Missions & ministry: Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief serves Connecticut after late-May tornadoes
Jun21

Missions & ministry: Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief serves Connecticut after late-May tornadoes

CONNECTICUT—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) teams travelled to Connecticut recently after late-May tornadoes and a microburst hit an area of six or seven communities near New Haven. Don Williams, state director of Oklahoma Baptist DR, said, “It is a heavily-wooded area. Trees there are 100 feet tall with a diameter of about 40 feet, but their roots are only about three feet deep so they are uprooted easily.” Meteorologists...

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Falls Creek focused to finish: Youth camp begins its 101st summer
Jun14

Falls Creek focused to finish: Youth camp begins its 101st summer

DAVIS—After weeks of preparation and prayer for the youth weeks of Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, campers, staff and all involved in camp hit the ground running for the first week of camp June 4-8. /// Summer staff members share Christ Keith Burkhart, in his inaugural summer as Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Conference Centers director, spoke about the preparation that goes into the eight, jam-packed weeks of...

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Worship groups go to Washington
Jun07

Worship groups go to Washington

WASHINGTON—From May 25-30, Capitol Hill, the National Mall and many other significant locations rang out with the sound of more than 400 Oklahoma Baptist Singing Churchmen (SCM), Singing ChurchWomen (SCW) and the Oklahoma Baptist Symphony (OBS). ‘Worship over Washington’ was a complete success in the eyes of Randy Lind, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Worship and Music specialist. James Swain, BGCO Equipping Team leader...

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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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