Category: Spiritual Growth

Israel Mission Tour

There will be a Volunteers in Mission tour to Israel, led by Rev. Greg Tener, in Spring 2020. The group will depart on Monday, April 20 and return May 1, 2020. The tour will include many holy sites from the life of Jesus Christ and interacting with United Methodist missionaries and their projects. The cost is…
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Emotionally Healthy Relationships (EHR)

We know that the two greatest commandments are to love God and to love others, but loving others can be so challenging! In EHR, we will learn skills to really change our relationships with others. In this course, you will learn to Stop Mind Reading and Clarify Expectations, Listen Incarnationally, Climb the Ladder of Integrity…
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United Methodist Women’s Luncheon

The United Methodist Women of First Church will meet on Thursday September 5, at 11:30 a.m. in the Narthex for lunch. The cost for a meal is $5. Following lunch Joe Todd will give a presentation on his trip to Egypt located in the Parlor. Women of all ages are welcome to attend.

Forged Men’s Retreat

Owasso First United Methodist Church is hosting a Men’s Retreat on September 6-8. This retreat, Forged, is for men of all ages. As metal is heated, purified, and shaped by the blacksmith, we are made righteous and FORGED into the likeness of Christ. We are called to offer ourselves to the refining fire of the…
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Mom’s in Prayer Day One

We want to invite all moms, grand-moms and caregivers to participate in Day One, an event hosted by Moms in Prayer. Day One at Bartlesville First Church will be on Sunday, August 11, immediately following the second service. We will gather together and be connected as mothers who have a heart to cover their children…
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Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group

​Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s Disease presents many challenges, which can leave caregivers and family members feeling exhausted, alone, and overwhelmed. The Bartlesville First Church Alzheimer’s support group offers a safe place where loved ones caring for people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia have an opportunity to share their joys and challenges. It is…
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The Makings of a Hymn

Series on the music of our faith starts April 10 Some of our most beloved church hymns serve not only as spiritual icons, but live on as title pages to the interesting and unusual lives of those who wrote them. In this three part series beginning Wednesday, April 10, at 6 p.m. Luke Cowles will…
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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is a time when we prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline. For the Lenten season, Mar. 6 – Apr. 21, we will by exploring the book “Didn’t See it Coming” by Carey Nieuwhof. Discovering how issues…
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Praying and Praising as One

On February 23-26, The United Methodist Church will hold a special session of the General Conference, something that has only happened once before in our 50-year history. The General Conference has the full legislative power “over all matters distinctively connectional” The Book of Discipline 2016 (par. 16) This means that all decisions about our life…
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Midweek Message Spring Discipleship Growth

MIDWEEK MESSAGE SERIES TO HIGHLIGHT JOHN WESLEY’S REFLECTIONS ON SCRIPTURE Methodism’s founder John Wesley considered the Bible central to the Christian movement he founded. Beginning Jan. 9, at Midweek Message, First Church will explore Scripture through Wesley’s own words as we seek to address 21 century questions. In the study, Scripture and the Wesleyan Way,…
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