Bicycle Blessings for Bixby Gives Away 160 Bikes to Area Kids
With Christmas Day fast approaching, 160 children in Bixby got a big dose of the Christmas spirit last Saturday, receiving brand new bicycles at the first annual Bicycle Blessings for Bixby event.
Catholic Charities’ Services Continue on New Campus
Catholic Charities recently celebrated the opening of our newly constructed campus located at 2450 North Harvard at the Southwest corner of Apache and North Harvard with dedication events. Now that we are settling in to our new space, Catholic Charities will continue our holiday programs and services with our annual St. Nicholas’ Toys for Family Joy Toy Drive and Christmas Food Basket Drive.
Madeline Manning Builds Sports Chaplaincy
Madeline Manning is one of the most decorated Olympic athletes in the world. With an inspirational story behind her competitive nature, she continues to excel helping young athletes.
Folds of Honor Recognized at Yankee Stadium
The New York Yankees recognized the Folds of Honor Foundation () and its Founder, Major Dan Rooney, for their work on behalf of military families in a pre-game home plate ceremony at the new Yankee Stadium in the Bronx in August. The Folds of Honor Foundation is based in Tulsa.
Autumn Harvest to Benefit Madonna House
The 16th annual Autumn Harvest Arts & Crafts Festival benefiting Madonna House of Catholic Charities will be Saturday, Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bishop Kelley High School, 3905 S. Hudson Ave. in Tulsa.
Stuffed Animals Bring Joy to Patients
AllCare Hospice Chaplain John Catrett has discovered a new way to better connect with patients. On daily visits throughout Green Country, Catrett greets patients with stuffed animals.
Former Tulsan Father Mueggenborg Serves in Rome
Former Tulsa resident Monsignor Daniel Mueggenborg is currently serving his fourth year of a six-year appointment to the Vatican in Rome, Italy. Mueggenborg, originally from the Okarche-Kingfisher area, attended Oklahoma State University and graduated in 1984. Following graduation he joined the Diocese of Tulsa as a seminarian and studied at St. Meinrad Seminary for one year before being assigned to the North American College in Rome.
FIT FOREVER Provides Advice about Health and Wellness
FOREVER, a Christian-based book on health and wellness, was written by Tom Hopkins and designed to help people embrace a healthy lifestyle. Chapters describe what health really looks like, how to set goals, identifying enemies to health, establishing eating plans, some great success stories and much more! Discussion questions can be found at the end of each chapter for study groups in businesses and churches.
Rachel Richard Begins Mission
Union graduate Rachel Richard will be participating in a mission that will take her to 11 countries in 11 months. While preparing for graduation from Oklahoma Baptist University, Richard was overwhelmed with the urge to help others.
The Harvest Offers Hope in West Tulsa Neighborhood
Just behind the Sonic and Eugene Field Elementary School in West Tulsa is 2232 S. Nogales St. It may sound like just another address, but lately it’s a place where miracles happen.
Upper Room Ministry Consigns for the Needy
The Upper Room Ministry at Grace Lutheran Church located at Fifth Place and Lewis Avenue in Tulsa, has been providing much-needed help to the local community as well as outside the Tulsa area for 10 years. According to board member Rosita Martin, “In 1999, a small group of women here at the church and I decided to get together and organize a year-round rummage sale. We collected all sorts of items, clothes, shoes, dishes, toys, books and more and opened up a shop on the second floor of our church building.”
Family’s Faith Leads to Beauty Competition
Roger and Carla Clark had hoped to begin a family when they were married 28 years ago. After three miscarriages, doctors informed Carla that she would not be able to have children. With this heartbreaking news, Carla and Roger continued to have a strong faith in God and remained optimistic that they would one day reach their dream.
Harvard Avenue Christian Church Celebrates 50 Years
On Sunday, April 5, Harvard Avenue Christian Church, will celebrate its 50th Anniversary. The celebration is the culmination of five decades growth and outreach. Two nationally known guest speakers will highlight anniversary activities.
First Baptist Church Has Deep Tulsa Roots
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a long series featuring Tulsa-area places of worship, including a review of their history and beliefs. Please call (918) 254-1515 or e-mail to email@example.com if you would like your place of worship recognized.
Oral Roberts Returns
PRAYER TOWER DEDICATION: Chancellor Oral Roberts shared in the dedication of ORU’s new Prayer Room on Saturday, Feb. 14 in Christ’s Chapel. The Chancellor spoke a few words during this time of reinforcing ORU’s legacy of prayer.
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