Stations of the Cross

Volunteers at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grove, will host the Stations of the Cross at noon, each Friday during the Lenten season. The Fridays include March 17, 24 and 31, and April 7.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is located at 555 East Third Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Rev. Dr. David L. Bridges at 918-786-4113 or frdavid@standrewsgrove.org.

Gathering for Missionary

A gathering for Paula Eastburn Lundgaard, a member of the Grove High School Class of 1977, and a missionary in Europe, will take place beginning at 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 17, at Sharon Wasson's cabin. The come-and-go event is open to friends and former classmates. 

For more information, persons interested may contact John Ruth at 615-485-6185.

GriefShare at First Baptist

GriefShare, a series of 13-week sessions will take place at Grove's First Baptist Church, Grove.

An organizational meeting will take place at 4:30 p.m., on Sunday, March 19, in the conference room at the church. The sessions are for anyone grieving the death of a family member or friend. Participants do not have to attend every session.

The workshop is free. A workbook to use during the workshop will cost $15. For more information, persons interested may contact the church's office at 918-786-4419 for details. The church is located at 501 East 13th Street, Grove.

Fifth Annual Soup & Sermon

The Fifth Annual Soup & Sermon series, sponsored by the Grove Ministerial Alliance, will take place on Tuesdays, now to April 11 during the lenten season.

The event includes a free soup meal, served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., and worship from 12:15 to 12:50 p.m. The remaining speakers include:

• Tuesday, March 21 - New Song, Marty Dyer

• Tuesday, March 28 - Grace Harbor Baptist, Marty Hughes

• Tuesday, April 4 - First United Methodist Church, Randall Hamill

• Tuesday, April 11 - Grove's First Baptist Church, Jim Pasley.

The series takes place in the West Wing at First United Methodist Church, 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148.

Lent at Immanuel Lutheran Church

Volunteers at Immanuel Lutheran Church will host a fellowship meal at 6 p.m., followed by a worship service each Wednesday during the season of Lent, including March 22, 29 and April 5.

For more information, persons interested may call the church office at 918-786-4585 and leave a message. The church is located at 706 Rockwood Drive, Grove.

Monthly Community Sing

Volunteers at Grove Assembly of God the monthly gospel sing, at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 25, at the church, 29080 South 637 Road (east Highway 10), Grove.

The event will include a mix of gospel and contemporary music. Singers/groups are encouraged to take part. This month's featured signers are "The Goulds" a gospel trio.

For more information, persons interested may call Bud Keith at 417-775-4121 or Pastor Tony Wisdom at 918-344-0619.

Concert featuring Daniel Crews

Daniel Crews, a fresh voice among Christian vocalists, will be in concert at 6 p.m., Sunday, March 26, at Grove’s First Baptist Church, 501 East 13th Street, Grove.

Admission is free, a love offering will be taken. Crews is known for bleeding classical sounds with contemporary music.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-4419.

Community Bereavement Classes

Community Bereavement Classes have been set for the four Mondays in October at INTEGRIS Grove Hospital. The classes will be from 7 to 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 13, 20 and 27.

Weekly topics are as follows; April 6 - An Overview of Grief; April 13 - Spiritual Aspects of Grief; April 20 - Sharing Our Story and; April 27 - Criteria for Reconciliation.

Gary Bishop, chaplain at INTEGRIS Grove Hospital and class facilitator, said the classes deal with a variety of losses and are designed to be an encouragement for people experiencing loss as well as educational. The classes are free and open to the public. They are informal sessions.

Classes will meet in the Board Room at INTEGRIS Grove Hospital. For more information, or to register for the class, persons interested may contact Bishop at 918-787-3497.

Brave Women's Conference

Lori Klickman will be the guest speaker at the Brave Women's Conference, set for 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 7, and 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 8, at First Christian Church, Grove.

The event is designed for women of all ages to laugh, learn, worship and fellowship together - and to learn what it means to be Brave enough to step outside of an ordinary day and lives into an extraordinary purpose.

For more information, persons interested may email Klickman at outsideofordinary.lori@gmail.com, call 918-324-3283 or find the event on Facebook by searching "outside of the ordinary."

Palm Sunday at St. Andrew's

The congregation of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will observe Palm Sunday during the 10 a.m. worship service, on Sunday, April 9.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is located at 555 East Third Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Rev. Dr. David L. Bridges at 918-786-4113 or frdavid@standrewsgrove.org.

Easter Cantata at Cleora UMC

Members of Cleora United Methodist Church will host an Easter Cantata at 10 a.m., on Sunday, April 9, at the church, located at 451154 East 295 Road, Afton, near Cleora School.

Maundy Thursday at St. Andrew's

The congregation of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will observe Maundy Thursday on Thursday, April 13, with the following: 5:30 p.m., social time, 6 p.m., shared meal, and a worship service at 7 p.m..

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is located at 555 East Third Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Rev. Dr. David L. Bridges at 918-786-4113 or frdavid@standrewsgrove.org.

Maundy Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran

Volunteers at Immanuel Lutheran Church will host a worship service to mark Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m., on Thursday, April 13.

For more information, persons interested may call the church office at 918-786-4585 and leave a message. The church is located at 706 Rockwood Drive, Grove.

Holy Thursday at First UMC

The congregation at First United Methodist Church in Grove will mark Holy Thursday with a worship service at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 13, in the sanctuary.

First United Methodist Church is located at 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148.

Good Friday at St. Andrew's

The congregation of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will observe Good Friday on Friday, April 14, with a worship service and Stations of the Cross beginning at 7 p.m.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is located at 555 East Third Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Rev. Dr. David L. Bridges at 918-786-4113 or frdavid@standrewsgrove.org.

Good Friday at Immanuel Lutheran

The congregation at Immanuel Lutheran Church will host a Tenebrae Service for Good Friday at 7 p.m., on Friday, April 14.

For more information, persons interested may call the church office at 918-786-4585 and leave a message. The church is located at 706 Rockwood Drive, Grove.

Good Friday at First UMC

The congregation at First United Methodist Church in Grove will celebrate Good Friday with a worship service at 7 p.m., Friday, April 14, in the West Wing.

First United Methodist Church is located at 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148.

Easter Egg Hunt at Immanuel Lutheran

The congregation at Immanuel Lutheran Church will host an Easter Egg Hunt for the community at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 15, at the church.

For more information, persons interested may call the church office at 918-786-4585 and leave a message. The church is located at 706 Rockwood Drive, Grove.

Easter at St. Andrew's

The congregation of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will observe Easter Sunday on Sunday, April 16, with the following: 6:30 a.m., Sunrise Service, and 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is located at 555 East Third Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Rev. Dr. David L. Bridges at 918-786-4113 or frdavid@standrewsgrove.org.

Easter at Immanuel Lutheran

The congregation at Immanuel Lutheran Church will host several events on Sunday, April 16, to mark Easter. They include: an early service at 8 a.m., followed by brunch, and a second worship service at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, persons interested may call the church office at 918-786-4585 and leave a message. The church is located at 706 Rockwood Drive, Grove.

Easter at First UMC

The congregation at First United Methodist Church in Grove will celebrate Easter with several events on Sunday, April 16. They include: a Sunrise Service at 6:45 a.m., a traditional sanctuary service at 9 a.m., and a contemporary service at 10:30 a.m. in the West Wing.

First United Methodist Church is located at 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148.

Finish the Race 5K

Volunteers at First United Methodist Church, Grove, will sponsor a 5K/Fun Run “Finish The Race” at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 23, to benefit area foster families.

The 5K costs $20 per person, while the fun run costs $10 per person. The 5K will increase to $25 after April 20. There is a fee of $2.50 to register online, which ends on April 22.

Packet pickup will begin at 2 p.m., with the one mile fun run starting at 3 p.m., and the 5K beginning at 3:30 p.m.

First United Methodist Church is located at 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148 or visit https://runsignup.com/Race/OK/Grove/FinishtheRace5k

ONGOING EVENTS

Bluegrass Jam at St. Andrew's

Musicians of all ages are invited to take part in the weekly Bluegrass Jam from 6 to 9 p.m., every Monday, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grove.

All ages and levels of ability are welcome. The event is open to the whole family.

People are encouraged to participate or sit back and listen. Free coffee and water are provided.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is located at 555 East Third Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Rev. Dr. David L. Bridges at 918-786-4113 or frdavid@standrewsgrove.org.

Grand Lake Senior Friends

The Grand Lake Senior Friends meets from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., every Thursday, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grove. It includes games, crafts, music and lunch.

For more information, persons may call Fran Rahn at 918-786-4113 or Fr. David Bridges at 918-801-2203.

Taste of Grace

Taste Of Grace, a free soup outreach ministry, organized by members of Grace Presbyterian Church, Grove, will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m., every Wednesday, at the church.

The event is designed to provide soup to anyone, no questions asked. No preaching, just "made from scratch soup."

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-6191. Grace Presbyterian Church is located at Fourth and Main, Grove.

Caring Kitchen/Feed My Sheep

Volunteers with The Caring Kitchen and Feed My Sheep have combined efforts to provide their services on the same day.

The Caring Kitchen, now located at 11th and Washbourne, in Jay, will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, while Feed My Sheep will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m, across the roadway in its facility.

Caring Kitchen 2.0 will provide a nutritious meal once a week in its new location in Jay. Feed My Sheep will provide a food pantry for those in need on the same day.

The combined operation is designed to allow the two organizations to join forces in order to serve members of the community.