Claremore Daily Progress


September 16, 2011

Church bulletin: 9-16-11


Verdigris United Methodist Church will host a “Welcome Home” open house from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. They will serve free hot dogs, chips and drink. Activities are planned for children and older youth.

Meet the church family and new pastor, Rev. Mark Whitley.

The church is located at 8936 E. 530 Road in Verdigris, just west across Highway 66 and the railroad tracks from QuikTrip. For more information,  call (918) 266-4161 or visit


Good Samaritan Ministry will host “Mission Possible” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Faith Baptist Church. A love offering will be taken to benefit the ministry’s building relocation. Desserts and beverages will be served.

Special music will be provided by Sherri Robison and Debbie Kirkley, First Baptist of Claremore and First Baptist of Inola, respectively; Jennifer Holden, Memorial Heights Baptist; Ed McKinney, Faith Baptist; Amy Gilmore, First Baptist of Inola; and Nikki (Shomaker) Webster, Cedar Point.  For more information, call (918) 341-0581.


First Baptist Church of Verdigris will host the Amazing Grace Arts and Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 17 in the church community building. Crafts, baked goods, baby accessories, gently used decorator items and wall decor will be available. Admission is free.


St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual Shrimp Peel from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Menu includes all you can eat boiled shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes, cole slaw, sherbet and iced tea. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $5 for children ages 7-12. Tickets are available at the church, (918) 341-0168, or by calling Gene West, (918) 343-0704, or Al Posner, (918) 341-3584. The church is located at 1310 N. Sioux.


Mt. Zion Baptist Church will celebrate the first anniversary of their pastor and wife, Rev. Bertheophilus and Arrica Bailey, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. The church is located at 805 N. Oseuma Ave.

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