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Theologian Matthew Fox to speak in Oklahoma City

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Internationally acclaimed theologian Matthew Fox will lecture, present a workshop, and preach in Oklahoma City, over four days, October 18 through 21. Fox is renowned for a message of creation spirituality that joins traditional Judeo-Christian teaching with today’s concerns for environmental stewardship, social justice and […]

First Unitarian Church of OKC offers free English classes

First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will begin offering free English classes on September 11. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will begin offering English classes on September 11, each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The classes are free and open to the public. Each session will be taught by members of the First Unitarian Church who are experienced English […]

Center of Family Love sets Fifth Annual Gala, honors Bishop Slattery and CFL founder Loosen

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Staff Report The Center of Family Love and the Oklahoma Knights of Columbus will host the 5th Annual Gift of Love Gala on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. This event benefits residents of the Center of Family Love who live with intellectual […]

CAIR-OK to host 12th annual banquet with keynote Imam Khalid Latif

CAIR-Oklahoma will host its 12th Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 7, at the Sheraton - Reed Conference Center in Midwest City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Council on American–Islamic Relations (CAIR) Oklahoma will host its 12th Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 7, at the Sheraton – Reed Conference Center, 5750 Will Rogers Rd., in Midwest City. The theme of this year’s banquet is “Coming Full Circle: Embracing the Past […]

OCC’s 2018 Day at the Legislature to focus on Equal Justice

The Oklahoma Conference of Churches' 2018 Annual Day at the Legislature on Feb. 26 will feature keynote speakers the Rev. Lawrence Ware and the Rev. Lori Walke, Associate Minister. Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The public is invited to attend the 35th Annual Day at the Legislature (DAL), hosted by the Oklahoma Conference of Churches, on Monday, February 26 beginning at 8:30 a.m. This year’s event will focus on the issue of equal justice. Registration and opening will take […]

Meeting Jesus, Along the Way (2017)

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Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – I saw Him in the summer of 2014 at Lake Hefner, when our Jewish community and friends prayed for three young men, children of Abraham murdered in another spurt of violence aimed at the nation and people of Israel. We followed Rabbi Vered Harris that day, who prayed for […]

First Unitarian Church of OKC sponsors the ordination of Julie Conrady

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Staff Report The congregation at the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City in celebrating the ordination of Julie Conrady. Her formal ordination ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 17 at 4 p.m/ at First Unitarian Church, 600 N.W. 13 Street, located on the north edge of the downtown area. The ceremony will be followed […]

Oklahoma City’s Church of the Open Arms celebrates 20th anniversary

Oklahoma City’s Church of the Open Arms celebrated its 20th anniversary on Saturday, April 22.  COA website photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – in 1997, the Church of the Open Arms was founded to offer full participation by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. This year, Open Arms invited the public to help celebrate its 20th anniversary with a ceremony and supper on Saturday, April 22 at the church. […]

OCC Annual Benefit Breakfast set for April 20

The Oklahoma Conference of Churches Annual Benefit Breakfast will feature speakers Kim Moyer, state director of Marsy’s Law for Oklahoma, and the Rev. Dr. William Tebbernee, OCC executive director. Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Thursday, April 20, the Oklahoma Conference of Churches will host its annual Benefit Breakfast at St. Paul’s Cathedral, 127 NW 7th St., in Oklahoma City. The free breakfast will be prepared by the Brotherhood of St. Andrew.  Donations will be accepted to support OCC’s many ministry […]

Dialogue Institute Honors Thunder player, University President and Philanthropist at 13th annual Friendship Dinner

At the 2017 Friendship Dinner, hosted by Oklahoma’s Dialogue Institute, from left: Ipek Gecay, Ranger Cline, Morgan Nash, Amanah Fatima, and Alan Levenson. Photos by Nazarene Harris

By Nazarene Harris NBA Thunder player, Enes Kanter is American, Turkish and an Oklahoman, but not necessarily in that order. “The minute I was traded here,” Kanter said to a crowd of nearly 350 at the Friendship Dinner hosted by Oklahoma’s Dialogue Institute, “it felt like home. In airports and grocery stores people came up […]

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