Area religious services and events
October 16, 2020
Alva Church of God
Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Nathan Braudrick. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at http://www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org.
Sunday: Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening worship begins at 5:30 p.m. Young adults gather at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Wednesday services include 7 p.m. Bible Study, and youth group also meets at 7 p.m.
Alva Friends Church
Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m .; coffee and donut fellowship at 10:10 a.m .; worship at 10:30 a.m. However, all of our in-person meetings have been temporarily postponed. These will resume once the CDC gives the go-ahead.
Alva Friends Church is on the corner of College Avenue and Center Street.
Barnes Street Church of Christ
Sunday worship services will be at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. (7 p.m. during daylight savings time). Visitors are most welcome to attend the worship services. For more information, contact Andrew Rhodes (327-3368) and Brian Gaddy (327-5130).
Bible Baptist Church
Bible Baptist Church has taken more steps to ensure your safety when you come to worship. Our buildings are now fogged with disinfectant to provide a cleaner facility. We provide masks and hand sanitizer for each service if you need it. We offer different service formats of worship if you need to maintain social distancing. We are here to serve and help keep you safe during these difficult times.
Are you looking for a church with honest worship and Biblical preaching? Come and visit Bible Baptist Church. We would be honored by your visit to our services.
Our Family Discipleship (formerly Sunday school) will start at 9:30 a.m. There are three graded classes for children, a teen class, and two adult Bible classes. Join us for a time of learning and fellowship. Family Discipleship emphasizes family learning and will provide the tools necessary to help parents teach the Bible to their children.
Our morning service begins at 10:30 a.m. There will be three ways to participate in our worship service. First, we will live stream our service over our Facebook page. Second, our front parking lot is reserved for those who want to listen from the safety of their car as we broadcast our worship service over an FM channel. Finally, we will be allowing worshipers into our building for regular services.
Junior and Teen Impact, our student ministry for grades 6-12, meets at 5 p.m.
Our evening service will begin at 6 p.m. Again, we will be offering all three ways to participate.
Tuesdays: Celebrate Recovery meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-based recovery program to help provide a safe place to discover a Savior who can give freedom from hang-ups, hurts and habits. Everyone is invited to attend.
Wednesdays: Our Wednesday prayer meeting and Bible study begin at 6:30 p.m.
If you have any questions, please call the church at 327-1582 or Pastor John Clapp at 430-9219.
Capron United Methodist Church
Come visit us at the little church on the prairie. Church service at 9:30 a.m.
Cedar Grove Wesleyan Church
Pastor Nathan Hosier and the Cedar Grove family invite you and your family to come this Sunday to worship with us. This Sunday Pastor Nathan will begin a series on healing by looking at the ways Jesus healed. We will live stream the service. Search for Cedar Grove on Facebook. We look forward to seeing you.
We are a country church that serves Christ and community with agape love. Come join us every Sunday for Sunday school at 10 a.m. Worship service will be at 11 a.m. We have a group study Sunday evening at 6 p.m. at the church. Our youth will meet on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The church is located 7 miles west of Alva on U.S. Highway 64, turn north onto County Road 370, drive 10 miles to the S curve, and take half of the S and straight onto Major Road. The church is located 2 miles west on Major Road. Cedar Grove Wesleyan Church, 35021 Major Road, Alva, OK 73717.
Our Worker Appreciation Truck Stop continues every other Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the church. Stop by and see us. The ladies' sewing group meets on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month here at the church.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Alva Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has resumed services every week. However, only a 45-minute sacrament meeting (worship service) will be held beginning at 10 a.m.
Members are encouraged to continue gospel study at home using the Come Follow Me – Book of Mormon manual.
The church building is located at 1467 Thunderbird, Alva, which is next to the Alva Recreation Center.
Anyone needing to contact the local leaders should call President Karsten Longhurst at 801-645-8064 or First Counselor Robert Armstrong at 801-361-8756.
College Hill Church of Christ
College Hill Church of Christ is currently meeting only Sunday morning (9:30 class, 10:30 worship) and Wednesday night at 7 p.m. No Sunday afternoon service or meal.
Dacoma United Methodist Church
Everyone is welcome. Fellowship coffee and doughnuts are at 8:45 a.m. Worship service with Rev. Don Jones is at 9 a.m.
All visitors are welcome at Dacoma United Methodist Church, which is located at 900 Main St., Dacoma, Oklahoma. If you have a need, contact Rev. Don Jones at 580-541-8381.
eXtreme Youth Center
The eXtreme, located at 425 College Ave. in Alva, is a ministry of Hopeton Church. Students in sixth through 12th grade are invited to come hang out, play games, work on homework and enjoy time with friends after school from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The eXtreme is available to rent for parties and events. For questions, call 580-435-2400 or email [email protected]
First Assembly of God
Morning worship begins at 10:45 a.m. each Sunday morning. We currently do not have an evening service.
Our church is located at 904 5th St. We can be reached at 580-327-0894, and Pastor Donnetta Hunter can be reached at 580-571-4575.
At First Assembly of God, you are only a visitor once – after that, you are part of our family!
First Baptist Church
Notice: First Baptist will continue to livestream its services for the time being.
Sunday: 9:15 a.m. small groups, 10:30 a.m. morning worship with nursery provided.
Tuesday: Noon Brown Bag Bible Study. Bring your lunch and enjoy the fellowship.
Wednesday: 3 p.m. Sharing at Share Convalescent Home, 6 p.m. Youth (7th grade and up).
First Baptist Church is located at 714 College Blvd., Alva.
Visit us online at https://www.loc8nearme.com/oklahoma/alva/first-baptist-church/5831180/.
First Christian Church
Sunday: Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. Worship in the sanctuary and online will be at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Drew Kirtley will bring the message “Follow the Leader,” based on Hebrews 13:6-8. Sherrie Benson will be scripture reader. Elder Biron Shirley will lead the communion prayer; Elder Sherrie Benson will dedicate the offerings; Laci Shultz will be deacon captain, Terri Leeper and Cameron Gaisford will greet, and Allison Inman will be the counter. Brenda Rose and Shannon Wilson will be in the nursery, and Tricia Coday will lead Worship and Wonder.
First Presbyterian Church
Sunday: Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m .; worship will begin at 11 a.m. (with social distancing; masks are encouraged). Ida Evans will be the liturgist. Rev. Ron Pingelton will bring the message “What Is Required?” Readings will be Psalm 99 and Micah 6:6-8.
Wednesday: Youth group meets at 6 p.m. for a meal and Christian education.
First Presbyterian Church of Alva is located at 628 Church St. ALL are welcome.
First United Methodist Church
Located at the corner of College and Church and online at alvafumc.com, we offer Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. and worship begins at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Katie Hill will bring the message “Encounters with Jesus: Merciful Judge,” based on John 8:1-11. Looking forward to your joining us!
Gaisford Ministries/Midwest Healing Center Oklahoma
Healing and Miracle Services every Friday at 421 7th St., Alva, in the blue tin building from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Check us out on Facebook at Gaisford Ministries or call Nathan Gaisford at 580-430-9098 for more information.
Grace and Faith Fellowship
Grace and Faith Fellowship is holding regular services at 10 a.m. on Sunday morning. For more information, visit GraceandFaithFellowship.com.
Hopeton is a “come as you are” church! Located a few miles south of Alva on Highway 281, Sunday service starts at 10 a.m. Come early for coffee and fellowship. LIVE every Sunday morning on Facebook.
Donut and coffee fellowship is at 9:15 each Sunday morning, Bible study for ages 6 and up at 9:30, and worship begins at 10:30 a.m. Nursery is available for children under age 6 during worship. Missions lessons for ages 6 through fifth grade are held the second and fourth Sundays of the month.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
The celebration of Holy Mass (Jesus in the Eucharist) is the source of our spiritual nourishment. Rev. Father Bala, Sagili Jesudas, is the parish priest (pastor) of Sacred Heart in Alva and its missions in Cherokee and Waynoka. You are welcome; be a part of the Sacred Heart Parish family.
Saturday: Waynoka services at Our Mother of Mercy Church include Sacrament of Confession at 4:30 p.m. and Holy Mass (Eucharist) at 5 p.m.
Sunday: Alva services at Sacred Heart Church include Sacrament of Confession at 8:15 a.m., Holy Rosary (1 and 3 Sundays) at 8:30 a.m., Holy Mass (Eucharist) at 9 a.m. Cherokee services at Saint Cornelius Church include Holy Rosary at 11 a.m. (all Sundays), Sacrament of Confession at 11:15 a.m., and Holy Mass (Eucharist) at 11:30 a.m.
For more information, call 580-327-0339 or log onto http://www.sacredheartalva.org.
Town and Country Christian Church
Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: Youth group will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
We will continue to practice social distancing recommendations; we will also continue to stream on Facebook Live @ Town and Country Christian Church Facebook page. Town & Country Christian Church is located at 829 Church St. For more information, call Pastor Neal Gordon at 580-327-0811.
Zion Lutheran Church
Please join us on Sundays for Sunday school and worship with us at Zion Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod) at Third and Maple streets.
Sunday school (children and adults) begins at 9:15 a.m. Fellowship is at 10 a.m. Worship starts at 10:30 a.m. with Communion on the first and third Sundays. During Advent and Lent, Zion holds Wednesday services at 7 p.m.
Weekly Happenings: Weekday School (grades 4-6) meets on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Handbells practice Mondays at 5 p.m.
Monthly meetings: Pitch Group (first Sunday evening of the month), Ruth Circle (first Monday of the month at noon), LWML (first Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.), Seasoned Saints (third Tuesday at 1 p.m.), Youth Group.
For more information about Zion Lutheran Church call 580-327-0510 or e-mail the church secretary at [email protected]