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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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BGCO honors Williams with gift to OJPM
Nov07

BGCO honors Williams with gift to OJPM

Oklahoma Baptist chaplaincy program founder Joe Williams has been recognized for his significant and long-lasting contributions to the ministry he helped forge with a contribution in his name to the Oklahoma Jail and Prison Ministry. On Nov. 1, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony L. Jordan and BGCO Chaplaincy Specialist Don Williams (No relation) met with Williams in his home in Choctaw...

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CrossTimbers retreat ‘Catapults’ campers toward following Christ
Nov03

CrossTimbers retreat ‘Catapults’ campers toward following Christ

DAVIS—Fall break is a time when many families take trips, catch up on yard work and just enjoy beautiful weather. For nearly 250 preteens at CrossTimbers Missions Adventure Camp near Davis, the weekend became a time of spiritual enrichment, fun and fellowship. The inaugural Catapult Oklahoma Preteen Retreat took place Oct. 21-22 for fifth and sixth grade students and adult sponsors. Catapult Weekend is a newly-introduced event by the...

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Fall Back gives students spiritual replenishing
Nov03

Fall Back gives students spiritual replenishing

DAVIS—Falls Creek Baptist Conference Centers hosted the annual Fall Back Weekend Oct. 21-22. The weekend provided an opportunity for students to relax during their time off of school. The speaker for the two-day event was Zane Black, and worship through music was led by the Cody Dunbar band. Aaron Myers, associate pastor of students at Lawton, First, is on the committee that helps form the weekend for students. “I have been involved...

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BGCO Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall is a popular meeting place
Nov01

BGCO Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall is a popular meeting place

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Annual Meeting is quickly approaching. Oklahoma City, Quail Springs will host the event Nov. 14-15. One of the most heavily anticipated aspects of the event 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. ...

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Burns Flat pianist is missionary to local store customers, employees
Oct31

Burns Flat pianist is missionary to local store customers, employees

BURNS FLAT—WANTED: Missionary. Must be friendly with outgoing personality. Must love people, know the Bible and yearn to share the love of Jesus with others, praying for them and inviting them to church. Apply at Walmart. While it is unlikely that Walmart or any retailer would pay for an ad like this. If they did, Hazel Fleming would fit the bill perfectly. A member of Burns Flat, First for nearly 30 years, Fleming spends a part of...

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