Monthly Community Sing

Volunteers at Grove Assembly of God the monthly gospel sing, at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 30, 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 singers are the Keith Brothers and family.

A love offering will be received. Nursery care is available.

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

New Year's Eve at First Baptist

The New Year's Eve service will take place at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 31, at the church 501 East 13th Street, Grove.

Sunday School will take place at 9 a.m. There will not be an evening service.

For more information, persons interested may contact the church office at 918-786-4419.

New Year's Eve Skate

A New Year's Eve Skate party will take place from 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 31, to 1 a.m., Monday, Jan. 1, at Rocket Skate Plus in Grove.

Cost is $5 for the first two hours of skating, and $1.50 for each consecutive hour. Everyone must pay to skate for the amount of time they are at the rink. Parents watching do not have to pay.

The event will include games, prize drawings and free hats, leis and horns. Participants are encouraged to bring their own board games.

Rocket Skate Plus is located at 61805 East 315 Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-787-8746.

Movie Night at Foundation

All Saints, a story that highlights what happens when a pastor, Michael Spurlock, and a group of refugees from Burma, turn a piece of prime real estate into a working farm, during the Fifth Sunday Movie Night set for 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 31, at Foundation Free Will Baptist Church, at the church. The movie is based on a true story.

The event is free and includes popcorn and other refreshments. The evening will begin with a chili supper.

Foundation Free Will Baptist Church is located two miles north of Sail Boat Bridge on Highway 59.

For additional information, persons interested may call Pastor Sam Smith at the church office at 918-787-8950.

New Year’s Mass at St. Elizabeth

The congregation of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church will host a New Year’s Day Mass at 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

The church located at 1653 113th Street NW. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-9312.


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

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 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.