Music at Butler Baptist Church

One Family Band with J.D. Dry will be at the Butler Baptist Church at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 17. A love offering will be taken.

Lil' Princess Easter Dress Give Away

Volunteers at Community Chapel in Jay will host a Lil' Princess Easter Dress give away from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at the church, 327 South Seventh Street, Jay (corner of Seventh and Krausse.)

For more information, persons interested may call 918-253-7447.

Woodson to speak Sunday

Evangelist Woody Woodson will speak at 10:15 a.m., Sunday, March 18, at Cornerstone Church, Grove.

Woodson has been in full-time ministry for 30 years. He travels extensively and brings a straight-forward approach to motivate the Church to action for God.

Cornerstone Church is located at 501 South Main, Grove. Programs are available for children and youth.

Sixth Annual Soup & Sermon

The Sixth Annual Soup & Sermon series, sponsored by the Grove Ministerial Alliance, will take place on Tuesdays, now to March 27 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. Speakers represent various churches within the Grove community.

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.

David Phelps in Concert

Multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, David Phelps present the Journey of Faith Tour Thursday, March 22, at Grove's First Baptist Church in Grove.

Phelps is best known for being part of the Gather Vocal Band.

The doors will open at 6 p.m., with the concert starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $35 for artist circle. Tickets are available at the church (cash or check only). or online at itickets.com.

The church is located at 501 East 13th Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-4419.

Victorymen in concert

The Victorymen will be in concert at 6 p.m., Sunday, March 25, at Community Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church in Jay, 327 South Seventh Street, Jay (corner of Seventh and Krausse.)

For more information, persons interested may call 918-253-7447.

Easter Egg Hunt

Volunteers with Grove's First Baptist Church will host the annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 31, at the church 501 East 13th Street, Grove.

The event will include thousands of eggs filled with candy, prizes and tickets for larger prizes. Children up to fifth grade can bring their Easter baskets to pick up eggs. There will be a designated area for different age groups. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.

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

Sunrise service at Mt. Hermon

The congregation at Mount Hermon Church will host an Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 1.

The event will begin with breakfast at 6:30 a.m., in the Family Live Center. Sunrise is set to begin a few minutes after 7 a.m. The event will include a short message as participants watch the sun come up and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus.

The church is located at 18035 East 420 Road, Jay. For more information, persons interested may contact Jeremy Colvard at 918-530-9541 or the church office at 918-253-4111.

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 Mondays, April 2 and 9, and Thursdays, April 5 and 12.

Weekly topics are as follows; April 2 - An Overview of Grief; April 5 - Spiritual Aspects of Grief; April 9 - Sharing Our Story and; April 12 - 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.

Veterans Appreciation Day

Volunteers at Foundation Free Will Baptist Church, in conjunction with the DAV Chapter #19 and the Veterans in Defense of Liberty, will host a Veterans Appreciation Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 7, at the church.

The event is designed to recognize veterans and their families. Breakfast will be served from 9 to 10 a.m., and lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A bounce house and other activities will be available.

Guest speakers include Dr. William Scott Magill, founder and executive director VIDOL, and Darin Chappell, vice president VIDOL.

The church is located two miles north of Sail Boat Bridge on Highway 59. For more information, persons interested may contact 402-210-3396.

Hoppers in concert

Members of the award winning gospel group, The Hoppers, will be in concert at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, April 7, at Grove's First Baptist Church in Grove.

The Hoppers, featured artists on the Gaither Homecoming Series Videos, will present a concert to benefit the restoration of Cayuga-Splitlog Mission Church.

Reserved seats are $24, general admission is $20. A processing fee will be assessed for those purchasing tickets by credit card.

For more information, persons interested may call 417-236-9090.

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

Grand Lake Senior Friends meets every Thursday. This program for seniors is based at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and meets at various locations, for fellowship, games, and crafts.

For more information, persons interested may contact Shirley Forrester at 918-314-1008.

Taste of Grace

Taste Of Grace, a free soup outreach ministry, organized by members of Trinity Baptist Church, Grove, will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 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."

The church is located 400 South Main, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-4063.

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.