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State Rep. Tammy West invited to serve as Prison Fellowship member

State Rep. Tammy West, R-Oklahoma City. Legislative Photo.

Staff Report State Rep. Tammy West, R-Oklahoma City, was recently invited to become a member of Faith & Justice Fellowship, a part of Prison Fellowship, which serves prisoners, former prisoners, their families and others affected by crime and incarceration throughout the nation. Prison Fellowship was founded by the late Chuck Colson, a former top aide […]

Canterbury Voices will perform Handel’s “Messiah” on Dec. 8

On Sunday, Dec. 8, Canterbury Voices will perform Handel’s “Messiah” at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – October 28, 2019 – Canterbury Voices will perform “Messiah”, George Frideric Handel’s most beloved choral work on Sunday, December 8 at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, in downtown Oklahoma City. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. The concert will feature Canterbury’s […]

At a Rededication: ‘That Glimpse of Thee’

The Blessed Stanley Rother, honoring the martyred priest from Okarche, Oklahoma, is shown in this photo taken in the southern transept at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Oklahoma City. After months of redesign the Cathedral (including the Rother oratory) was rededicated on November 16. Enclosed in the case below the painting is a relic. Photograph by Patrick B. McGuigan, The City Sentinel

Dante Alighieri (G.K. Chesterton translation) “Then was my vision mightier than man’s speech; Speech snapt before it like a flying spell; And memory and all that time can teach Before that splendid outrage failed and fell. As when one dreameth and remembereth not Waking, what were his pleasures or his pains, With every feature of […]

First Unitarian Church of OKC to host Ceremony of Commitment for Rev. Diana Davies on Oct. 6

The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold a service of installation for its minister, the Reverend Diana Davies, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 6.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold a service of installation for its minister, the Reverend Diana Davies, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 6 in the church sanctuary at 600 NW 13th Street. The event is open to the public. A reception […]

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 […]

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