Movie Night at Foundation

Indivisible, a story a marriage during war time, will be shown during the Fifth Sunday Movie Night set for 6 p.m., Sunday, March 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. Refreshments will begin at 5:30 p.m., prior to the movie and continue throughout the evening. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite snacks.

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.

Movie Night at Grove's First Baptist

God's Not Dead 3 will be shown at 5 p.m., Sunday, March 31, at in the sanctuary at Grove's First Baptist Church.

The event is free and includes popcorn and drinks. The church is located at 501 East 13th Street, Grove.

For additional information, persons interested may call Phone: 918-786-4419

Community Bereavement Classes

Community Bereavement Classes have been set for the four days in April at INTEGRIS Grove Hospital. The classes are from 7 to 8:15 p.m. on Mondays, April 1 and 8, and Thursdays, April 4 and 11.

Weekly topics are as follows; April 1 - An Overview of Grief; April 4 - Spiritual Aspects of Grief; April 8 - Sharing Our Story and; April 11 - 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.

Seventh Annual Soup & Sermon

The Seventh Annual Soup & Sermon series, sponsored by the Grove Ministerial Alliance, will take place on Tuesdays, now to April 16 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.

Parenting Love & Logic

A course of Parenting - the Love and Logic Way will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 23, 30 and May 7, at Southside Church of Christ in Jay.

The course helps put the "fun" back in parenting and grandparenting by helping adults learn to raise "responsible children the Love & Logic Way."

The free workshop is open to the public. Childcare is available upon request. Persons interested may register online by emailing richardsoncraig957@gmail.com or call 479-530-3893.

Southside Church of Christ is located at 1506 South Main (Highway 59 South), in Jay.

Lenten services at Immanuel Lutheran

Lenten mid-week services take place on Wednesdays now until Wednesday, April 17, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Grove.

The meal is set for 6 p.m., followed by worship at 7 p.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.

Gospel sing in Joplin

The first Sunday Gospel sing will take place at 5 p.m., Sunday, April 7, in the chapel at Forest Park Baptist Church, in Joplin, Missouri.

The event, presented by Mike Greenstreet Ministries will feature The Goulds from Joplin, Missouri, Anita Stahl from Branson, Missouri, and Greenstreet.

The church is located at Seventh and Rangeline in Joplin. The chapel entrance is on the northeast side of the building.

For more information, persons interested may call Greenstreet at 417-529-3655 or visit www.mikegreenstreetministries.com.

Spring Revival at Foundation

Howard Gwatney will be the keynote speaker during the spring revival set for Sunday, April 7 to Wednesday, April 10, at Foundation Free Will Baptist Church, rural Grove.

Services take place at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., on Sunday, April 7, and 7 p.m., Monday to Wednesday, April 8 to 10.

The theme for the revival is "God's Faithfulness" and based upon Deuteronomy 7:9.

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.

Monthly Community Sing

Volunteers at Grove Assembly of God the monthly gospel sing, at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 13, 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 include New Revival from Bentonville, Arkansas.

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.

Veterans Appreciation Day

Volunteers at Foundation Free Will Baptist Church, in conjunction with the DAV Chapter #19, will host a Veterans Appreciation Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 13, at the church.

The free event is designed to recognize veterans and their families. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bounce house will be available for children.

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

Palm Sunday at St. Andrew's

The congregation of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will observe Palm Sunday at 10 a.m., Sunday, April 14.

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.

Holy Week at St. Andrew's

The congregation of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will observe holy week with a series of services from Thursday, April 18 to Saturday, April 20.

The first, on Thursday, April 18, marks Maundy Thursday. It includes dinner at 6 p.m., with the service at 7 p.m.

The second, a Good Friday Service, takes place at 7 p.m., Friday, April 19.

The Holy Saturday service takes place at 8 p.m., on Saturday, April 20.

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.

Holy Week at Immanuel Lutheran

The congregation at Immanuel Lutheran Church will host a series of worship services to mark Holy Week on Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19.

The Maundy Thursday service takes place at 7 p.m., on Thursday, April 18, while the Good Friday service takes place at 7 p.m., on Friday, April 19.

The Good Friday service is a Tennebrae service, which is a service of darkness, culminating in a loud boom at the end, symbolizing the closing of the tomb.

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 Communion

Communion will be offered anytime from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, April 19, at Lake Center Baptist Church on Monkey Island, in observation of Good Friday.

The church is located at 29020 OK-125, on Monkey Island. Caleb Jernigan serves as the senior pastor. For more information, persons interested may call 918-257-5202 or visit lakecenter.church.

Easter at St. Andrew's

The congregation of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will observe Easter with worship and an egg hunt on Sunday, April 21.

The sunrise service takes place at 6:30 a.m., with the main service at 10 a.m. The egg hunt will take place at noon.

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 Lake Center

The Easter Sunday service will take place at 11 a.m., on Sunday, April 21, at Lake Center Baptist Church on Monkey Island.

The church is located at 29020 OK-125, on Monkey Island. Caleb Jernigan serves as the senior pastor. For more information, persons interested may call 918-257-5202 or visit lakecenter.church.

Easter at Mountain Movers

"Outta That Grave" will be the theme of the Easter Sunday service on Sunday, April 21, at Mountain Movers Church, located outside of Grove on South 660 Road.

On Easter Sunday the church will move to four services at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12:30 p.m.

Mountain Movers Church is located at 24000 S-660 Rd, Grove (a half mile east of Highway 10 on Tiff City Road in the Turkey Ford Community).

Brad Helton serves as the lead pastor. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-8555 or visit www.mountainmoverschurch.org or on Facebook @mountainmoverschurch.grove.

Easter at Immanuel Lutheran

Two Easter morning services will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Grove, on Sunday, April 21.

The first, at 8 a.m., will be a brief service. The regular service takes place 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.

Hymn Sing in Grove

Gerald Wolfe's Gospel Music Hymn Sing will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 16, at Grove's First Baptist Church, Grove.

Tickets are $20 in advance for reserved seating, or $15 for advance general seating. Students 16 and under are free. Tickets on the day of the event are $25 and $20, respectively.

An offering will be taken for the Gospel Music Hymn Sing Foundation. For more information persons interested may call 417-236-9090 or 918-786-4419. The church is located at 501 East 13th Street Grove.

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.

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.