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Oklahoma Conference of Churches opposes placement of immigrant children at Fort Sill

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June 18,  2019 To The Editor:   The way in which we treat refugees, immigrants, and visitors is a matter of faith. Care of “the stranger” and the ministry of hospitality are central to the activity of the people of God. Immigration laws and policies must uphold the human dignity of every person, as every […]

Rabbi Ovadia Goldman and wife Nechoma will be honored at this week’s “Aspire to Inspire” gala

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City – On behalf of the Chabad Community Center, friends of Rabbi Ovadia Goldman and his wife Nechoma are hosting an event deemed “Aspire To Inspire.” The Goldmans have served the Oklahoma community for 20 years – 7,300 days. On each of those days, the Goldmans and their partners in […]

Oklahoma City Interfaith leaders respond to atrocity in New Zealand

Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand during a press conference at the state Capitol.  Photo by Bill O'Brien.

Staff Report   Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand on Friday (March 15). Speakers at the gathering said they were horrified at events in Christchurch, New Zealand, where two mosques were attacked within an hour’s time, in coordinated assaults. In all, 49 people were killed. The South Pacific nation’s Prime […]

“An Open Letter from Oklahoma Pastors to Oklahoma’s political leaders” 50 Oklahoma Pastors

Rev. Philip Abode and his wife, Rondalyn, lead Crossover Bible Church in north Tulsa. Rev. Abode was among 50 Oklahoma Christian pastors who signed an open letter to Gov. Kevin Stitt, state senators and state representatives “On the importance of educational options for parents.”  Photo provided

TO: Governor Kevin Stitt, State Senators, and State Representatives NOTE: This letter focused on “the importance of educational options for parents,” circulated online in recent days, and was sent to CapitolBeatOK, The City Sentinel and other news organizations. The letter can also be viewed here.   It is our strong conviction that parents have the […]

First Unitarian Church celebrates first 125 years

The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City is celebrating 125 years of service through programs such as “Standing on the Side of Love,” that seeks to harness love’s power to stop oppression.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City is celebrating 125 years of service in the OKC metro area. An anniversary celebration was held on November 25 during the 11 a.m. service that included readings from previous ministers, and details of events and other remembrances which […]

Bricktown Oklahoma City Chanukah celebration set for Sunday, December 2

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Staff Report Residents of the Sooner State’s capital city area are invited to join entire Jewish community in a display of solidarity, light, joy, and gratitude for the great American spirit and freedom. This Chanukah, let’s help counter hate, darkness and evil with Love, Light and Goodness. Organizers of the annual gathering say attendees will […]

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 […]

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