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Annual Meeting Moments: 110th BGCO meeting highlights, reports
Nov17

Annual Meeting Moments: 110th BGCO meeting highlights, reports

Oklahoma Baptists gathered for the 110th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs on Nov. 14-15. Attending the meeting were 645 registered Messengers from BGCO churches across the state, as well as hundreds more guests and attendees. From officer elections to worship through song, from ministry reports to key business, the 2016 BGCO Annual Meeting was memorable and uniting....

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Falls Creek to Celebrate 100 Years in 2017: Centennial Celebration Committee announces Labor Day events
Nov17

Falls Creek to Celebrate 100 Years in 2017: Centennial Celebration Committee announces Labor Day events

DAVIS—In 2017, Falls Creek will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Plans to celebrate this milestone are in the works, including major events at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center on Sept. 2-3, 2017. The Falls Creek 100th Anniversary Celebration Committee, led by chairman Danny Ringer, Director of Missions for Beckham-Mills Association, has been meeting for months to plan various ways to recognize and celebrate Falls Creek’s...

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New Book: 100 years of  Falls Creek
Nov16

New Book: 100 years of Falls Creek

It has been called the “crown jewel of Oklahoma Baptists,” “the enchanted land of America,” “a giver of dreams,” “a mountaintop experience” and “one of Oklahoma’s most enduring traditions.” Falls Creek, undisputed as the largest Christian camp of its kind in the world, is a phenomenon that is hard to explain. Since the camp was founded in 1917, in the summer months alone, more than 2 million people have walked the 305-acre grounds in...

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‘Shout’ the Good News:2017 State Evangelism Conference set for Jan. 30-31
Nov14

‘Shout’ the Good News:2017 State Evangelism Conference set for Jan. 30-31

The Oklahoma State Evangelism Conference (SEC) is just two months away, as preparations and organizers reach the final stages of planning. Del City, First Southern is hosting the event, Jan. 30-31. “Shout” will be the SEC theme with Rev. 12:10 as the scripture of reference. “The reason God led us to that is exactly what the scripture says, ‘The salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God have now come.’” explained Mike Napier,...

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OKC, Quail Springs members send Christmas encouragement to vets in hospital
Nov11

OKC, Quail Springs members send Christmas encouragement to vets in hospital

For nearly 5,000 military veterans who must spend the holiday season in a hospital, they now can look forward to receiving some Christmas cheer. Over the past two months, members of Oklahoma City, Quail Springs have been signing personalized Christmas cards. What started as a Sunday School service project turned into a church-wide effort that involved adults and children alike. “In addition to our various outings together, our Young...

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Annual Meeting Anticipation: 10 things to expect at the 110th BGCO Annual Meeting
Nov09

Annual Meeting Anticipation: 10 things to expect at the 110th BGCO Annual Meeting

10. Dippin’ Dots Delight. One of the most heavily anticipated aspects of the Annual Meeting is the interactive exhibit hall. Here, various Baptist ministries promote what they do to further the Lord’s kingdom. The 2016 exhibit hall will include booths promoting various BGCO and Cooperative Program-supported ministries. Out of the 54 exhibits present at the Annual Meeting, one booth remains a fan favorite, year after year, the Dippin’...

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