The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Faith 2011

April 9, 2011

Let the children come

K-Life Ministry designed to augment the youth programs of local churches

(Continued)

ENID — The here and ENOW

In late December, Carson spoke with Kinsley Jordan of World Harvest Church, Devon Krause of First United Methodist Church and Herrian about a vision of a youth worship service that all could take part in regardless of denomination or even church affiliation at all.

The four started talking with other churches and spreading the word.

By January, representatives from about 10 churches and youth organizations joined the discussion, Carson said.

By the Feb. 28 meeting, the number involved in ENOW had doubled.

“Our vision for this is to be a consistent event,” Carson said. “We’ve discussed holding it every month or every other month.”

“I believe this is something God would want to see: The church come together as the body of Christ instead of being separated in the different denominations,” Krause said. “The whole point of this is to proclaim a gospel of love for people who might be Christian or might be just now exploring Christianity.”

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Faith 2011
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    Since that first Feed The Neighborhood event 12 years ago, the occasion has grown to involve more than a dozen churches and other organizations that donate money and vouchers so children can have backpacks and school supplies.

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    Oakwood Christian Church worship minister Alan Gloor said the church is undergoing a project to install intelligent lighting and projectors for the use of high definition video in services.

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    Chaplain Jeff Jackson, of Hospice Circle of Love, says today you have to meet people wherever they may be on their road to faith — even if that road doesn’t exist.

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    The YMCA seeks to honor God by providing an outstanding facility, atmosphere, and programs that foster a positive change in the spirit, mind, and body.”

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  • ENOW_1_BH.jpg Let the children come

    Using a variety of activities, K-Life helps youths grow in their faith and have fun in the process.

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