Religious services and events
June 23, 2023
Alva Church of God
Alva Church of God is located at 517 9th St., in Alva. Sheryl White is our pastor.
Sunday: Normal hours are Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. with morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening youth meet at 5 p.m. This is for youth sixth grade through 12th grade. Young adults meet at 6 p.m. Sunday evening they will be showing "The Chosen" at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited and there will be refreshments.
Alva Friends Church
Please meet us for coffee and donut fellowship at 10:15 a.m. every Sunday morning. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. If you cannot make it in person, we are on Facebook at Alva Friends Church Group. The church is located at 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
We would be honored to have you in our services. More information on our church can be found at http://www.BBCalva.com.
Sunday: On Sunday, Family Discipleship begins at 9:30 a.m. There are three graded classes for children, a teen class, and an adult Bible class. Join us for a time of learning and fellowship. Family Discipleship emphasizes family learning and provides the tools necessary to help parents teach the Bible to their children.
Our morning worship starts at 10:30 a.m. This morning we will begin our sermon series “Questions from the Savior.” We have a children's church from pre-K to third grade during our morning service.
Junior and Teen Impact meet at 5:30 p.m. This group is for students in fourth grade through high school.
Our Sunday evening service begins at 6 p.m. During this time, Wise Guys, a character-building and scripture memorization program for pre-K to third grade, will also meet.
On Wednesday, Celebrate Recovery and Refuel start at 6:30 p.m. Our prayer meeting and Bible study, will meet in Fellowship Hall. Celebrate Recovery will meet in the church auditorium. 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.
Capron United Methodist Church
Come visit us at the little church on the prairie. Church service begins at 9:30 a.m.
Cedar Grove Wesleyan Church
Pastor Nathan Hosier and the Cedar Grove family invite you and your family to come worship with us Sunday morning. Pastor Nathan will share the message. 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. Our worship service has a blend of contemporary and traditional music. 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, then west onto Major Road. The church is located 2 miles down Major Road. Cedar Grove Wesleyan Church, 35021 Major Road, Alva, OK 73717.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sacrament meeting (worship service) begins at 10 a.m. each Sunday. Visitors are always welcome to attend all church meetings.
Sunday School and other meetings follow at 11 a.m. for all ages. The course of study this year is "Come Follow Me -- New Testament." You can find the weekly reading assignments and other materials for home study as well as the Sunday School lesson on the church's website: ChurchofJesusChrist.org under the Library tab at the top of the page. A free download of the library materials is also available for cell phones.
Youth groups meet Wednesday nights.
The church is located at 1467 Thunderbird, Alva, next to the Alva Recreation Center. For more information, please contact Branch President Karsten Longhurst at [email protected].
College Hill Church of Christ
The College Hill Church of Christ, 1102 College Blvd., Alva, is just east of the NWOSU campus. Sunday morning Bible class is at 9:30 a.m. with worship services at 10:30 a.m. A potluck lunch is scheduled every second Sunday of the month after the morning service. Wednesday night Bible classes are at 7 p.m.
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].
Faith Center Alva
Faith Center Alva is a no-denominational church that is a branch of Faith Center Fellowship in Meno. The church meets on Sunday mornings at 10:30 and Wednesdays at 6 pm. Forge College ministry meets on Mondays at 5:30. Faith Center Alva is located at 324 College Ave.
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 Jeffrey Hall can be reached at 918-758-8988.
At First Assembly of God, you are only a visitor once – after that, you are part of our family!
First Baptist Church
Sunday: Small groups gather at 9:15 a.m. Morning worship, with nursery provided, begins at 10:30 a.m. (Livestream is available for those who cannot attend in person.)
Tuesday: Noon Brown Bag Bible Study. Bring your lunch and enjoy the fellowship.
Wednesday: Youth (seventh grade and up) gather at 6 p.m.
First Baptist Church is located at 714 College Ave., Alva.
Follow us on Facebook: First Baptist Church of Alva, OK.
First Christian Church
Sunday: Worship services will be at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. Worship will also be online via Facebook live (www.facebook.com/FCCAlva). Serving elders: Jason Gaisford (Communion Prayer) and Brenda Rose (Dedication of Offering). Serving deacons: Emily Bohlen (captain); greeters Meghan Kirtley and Lacie Groves, and counter Glenn Cushenbery. Kyle Woods and Kade Parker will run the audio/video. Erin Davis will bring the Children's Moment. Tricia Coday will lead Children's Church.
First Presbyterian Church
ALL are welcome.
Sunday: Worship will be at 11 a.m. Rev. Bud Ruggia will bring the message: “No Apology Needed.” Liturgist will be Joy Glass. Readings will be Psalm 139:1-14, Luke 9:51-62.
First Presbyterian Church is at 628 Church Street, Alva.
First United Methodist Church
Sunday School at 9:30, Worship at 10:30 every Sunday. We are located at the corner of College and Church, and online at fumcalva.org.
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
For more information, or to watch services online, please 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, 1325 Main St., include Sacrament of Confession at 4:30 p.m. and Holy Mass (Eucharist) at 5 p.m., summer schedule. Sacrament of Confession at 3:30 p.m. and Holy Mass at 4:00 p.m., winter schedule.
Sunday: Alva services at Sacred Heart Church include Sacrament of Confession at 8:15 a.m., Holy Rosary at 8:30 a.m., Holy Mass (Eucharist) at 9 a.m. Cherokee services at Saint Cornelius Church, 404 S. Massachusetts, 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
Sundays: Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesdays: Youth group will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
We will 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].