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Freedom United Methodist Church news

June 25 was the third Sunday after Pentecost. The order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Bringing in the Light of Christ Announcements Happy Birthday sung to Ronna Wilson Call to Worship led by Shir...

 

Menus for week of June 26–30

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – BBQ beef on a bun, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, pudding Tuesday – Chicken enchilada casserole, salad with tomato, ranch beans, tortilla chips, peach cobbler Wednesday – Goulash, candied carrots,...

 

Peace by Piece Quilt Guild

The May 2 meeting of the Peace by Piece Quilt Guild was called to order by President Patty Barker. Following the business meeting, Doris White was introduced as guest speaker. She brought her collection of antique and unusual thimbles and gave a...

 

Area religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva, and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.;...

 

Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To June 22: Cari Parks, Dani Winn, Tanner Wagner, Marvin Woodall June 23: Terry Welty, Billy Beer, Darwan Tolle, Earnest Tolle, Trista Wilson June 24: Bobbie Powers, Rhonda Bradt, Loyd Boham June 26: Sharon Harper, Francis Koehn,...

 

Do you want to learn more about the DAR?

Are you a woman who is interested in historic preservation, education and patriotism? Do you want to make a difference in our community? Can you prove your descent from a patriot of the American Revolution? Do you want to join other women who share...

 

Menus for the week of June19–23

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Pot pie, tossed salad, biscuit, fruit whip Tuesday – Hamburger stew, pickled beets, crackers, apple torte with whipped topping Wednesday – Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed...

 

Xi Gamma Nu June 2017 meeting

Xi Gamma Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met June 8 in the home of Verlinda Otte with Marideth George serving as co-hostess and Barbara Case providing the lesson. Seventeen members were present. Friendship sent cards to Preceptor Beta Eta members...

 

Area religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva, and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.;...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

The order of services on Sunday, June 11, was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Welcome and sharing life’s happenings: Freedom Museum Fund Raising Supper Friday, June 16 (this Friday) in the Fellowship Hall at 6:30 p.m. No admission at the door....

 

Beta Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meeting

Beta Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met recently in the home of Doris Roberts to begin the new year. New pages for the yearbook were given to the members present. It was announced that the chapter has received 357 points on the yardstick. Each...

 

Capron School reunion

The 68th annual Capron School Reunion was held Saturday, May 27, at the Alva Moose Lodge. Among the 61 people who attended were former graduates, students, a teacher, family and friends. Bill Smith, Class of 1957, was president and presided over the...

 

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society

Northwest Oklahoma Society met on May 13 at the Alva Public Library. The society was honored to have two guests, Mary Addis-Brown and Max Archers. Mary brought literature and spoke about the Wichita Genealogical Society sixth annual conference, which...

 

Oklahoma Garden Clubs State Convention 2017

Oklahoma Garden Clubs (OGC) Inc. held their 88th State Convention at the Sooner Legends Hotel in Norman, on June 2–3. Linda McCoy, newly elected Northwest District Garden Club president and Tulip Garden Club president, attended the annual event and...

 

Tulip Garden Club meeting

Evelyn Hofen hosted the May meeting of the Tulip Garden Club in her home on May 18. Hofen welcomed her guests to a springtime brunch with a table decorated in pink and yellow. Each place setting featured a tall pink and yellow glass filled with...

 

Scribner reunion

On Sunday, May 28, the heirs of James and Francis Scribner reunion was held at the Runnymede in Alva. Attending were James Scribner and family members: • Jim and Cleo Scribner, Jerry and Grace Scribner, Justin, Josh, and Jaylyn Scribner, Joel,...

 

Area religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva, and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.;...

 
 By Paul Cole    Community    June 2, 2017

Memorial Day, a Time of Reflecting

Our nation observed Memorial Day this past Monday. If you went past a cemetery, you would see it filled with people and an ocean of flowers on many graves. Maybe you even went to a Memorial Day service and heard the playing of “Taps,” the...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Community    June 2, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

Some of you might find this one difficult to believe. Preachers don’t enjoy being “judgmental.” Admittedly, there are a few of us who relish the opportunity to trash the rest of us, since most of us are not as spiritually well-groomed as the be...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Memorial Day was recognized in the Sunday, May 28, service at the Freedom United Methodist Church. The order of services was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Welcome and Sharing Life’s Happenings: Anniversary song for John and Debra Brown. Pastor...

 

34th annual Welty reunion

The 34th annual Welty reunion was held at the Freedom American Legion Building on Sunday, May 28. After a potluck dinner and a craft auction, the afternoon was spent visiting, sharing photos and going to cemeteries. Those attending were: Roger and...

 

Menus for the week of May 29–June 2

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Closed Tuesday – Turkey tetrazzini, steamed broccoli, glazed carrots, whole wheat roll, bar cookie with topping Wednesday – Baked potato with ham and cheese, vegetable medley, crackers, cake...

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE learn about OHCE Emblem and Creed

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for their regular meeting on May 11 at the home of Dee Mason. JoAnne Prewett called the meeting to order and Barbara Cue led the group in the flag salute. Devotions were given by the hostess from Jeremiah 29.11....

 

Xi Gamma Nu meeting

Eighteen members of the Xi Gamma Nu chapter met May 11 in the home of Joyce Bender. Becky Marshall served as co-hostess, and Angel Reid provided the lesson: a tribute to mothers. Secretary Ida Evans read the minutes of the previous meeting and a...

 

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