ANNOUNCEMENTS

DONATION OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES!


 

We gave out about fifty backpacks full of school supplies, Saturday, August 8, 2020, to families in Durant that needed help to supply their students who are going back to school in August.  However, we still need some more contributions, about $400.00, to cover the cost of these school supplies.  Please "let each one do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful (or hilarious) giver."  2 Corinthians 9:7

If you would like to make a contribution, please use this link to go to our "Way We Donate" page and choose your method of contributing to this worthy endeavor.  If you contribute using a check or cash in an envelope, please write in the memo portion of the check or the blank portion of the envelope "School Supplies."  If you want to donate using our online giving appilcation, please select the GivePlus+ button of your choice and input the amount that you wish to donate in the "Other" category and then input "School Supplies" in the note/memo next to the amount and complete the rest of the required information.  Thank you so much for supplying the needs of those students whose parents' cannot provide their students' with all the required supplies for this school year.




CHILDREN'S CHURCH IS GOING TO RESTART!


 

HURRAH!  CHILDREN'S CHURCH WILL BE RESTARTING SOON!!!

The date will be announced at a later time!




ATTENTION: CHURCH WEBSITE ADDRESS HAS CHANGED NAMES/ADDRESS!!!!


 

Date:  April 16, 2020

The church website name/address has changed.  It is no longer DurantNazarene.com.  It is now LifeSong118.com.  Please make note of the name/address change and update your favorites or bookmarks, whichever the case maybe on your phone and your computers.  If you do enter the old name/address by mistake or out of habit, the website will redirect you to the new website name/address for the next little while until it expires on October 1, 2020.  Then the old website name/address will not work any longer and will not redirect to the new name/address.




NAZARENE COMPASSIONATE MINISTRIES RESPONSE TO COVID-19


 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (NCM) is committed to acting in compassion, including the long-term needs that go beyond immediate risks and dangers. Click here to learn more about Nazarene Compassionate Ministries response to COVID-19. 




2020 CHALLENGE(S)

My Utmost For His Highest (O. Chambers)   https://utmost.org/
Year Chronological Bible Reading Plan  https://www.blueletterbible.org/assets/pdf/dbrp/1Yr_ChronologicalPlan.pdf
Join a Small Group
Attend Church Regularly
Pray Daily
Pray and Fast at the Property
Volunteer Service
Invite others to Church




AUGUST EMPHASIS: Loving Interested Nazarenes Knowing and Sharing (L.I.N.K.S)


 

Our L.I.N.K.S. missionaries for 2019-2021 are Dr. Luis and Mrs. Clarita Meza from Bobota, Columbia.  For information about our L.I.N.K.S. missionaries, follow this link.




MONTHLY MINISTRY

DAILY DEVOTIONAL


Join us in our church devotional this year.  We will be following Bible scripture and comments from "My Utmost For His Highest" by Oswald Chambers by selecting  https://utmost.org/ or follow this link to see the devotional on our church devotional website page.


READING THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:  Read the whole Bible in one year with the "Chronological" reading plan from the Blue Letter Bible website.




LIFE GROUPS

JOIN A LIFE GROUP AND GROW

Who holds you accoutable spiritually?  Who lifts you up?

Who do you help hold accoutable spiritually?  Who do you lift up?

To find out more information about our LIFE groups follow this link.

To find the places and times of your small group, please refer to the Regular Schedule  link at the bottom of any page on this website or the Calendar page on this website.




Communion Sunday


 

Date:  August 30, 2020

Follow this link for information on The Communion Supper.

2 Corinthians 13:5-6

Follow this link for suggested questions to examine yourself to see if you are in the faith.




HAPPY GRANDPARENTS DAY!


 

Date:  September 13, 2020




Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Durant Noon Lions Club


 

Day:  Thursday
Date:  September 17, 2020
Time:  11:00am-2:00pm and 5:00pm-7:00pm
Place:  Bryan County Community Center at 1901 South 9th Avenue, Durant, Oklahoma
Price:  $10.00 Tickets
Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, dessert and tea.
Dine-in or Take out
Funds will be used for scholarships and other community services.
Sponsored by Pruitt's Food, Green Spray, Caked UP, Taco Casa, People First Industries, Steel Fab and Walmart
Thank you for your support!




Children's Quiz


 

Date:  September 26, 2020
Place:  Unity Hall next to The Monterey

This year's children's quizzing will be over the book of Exodus.  This quiz will cover the "dig sites" (lessons) 1-5.

This Children's Quiz will be held online as a virtual meeting using the Zoom platform.

If you want to get started in quizzing but do not have the funds in which to start, PLEASE call Mrs. Selena Kyzer (Oklahoma District Quiz Director) at or email her at okdistrictquizzing@gmail.com.

For more detailed information about children's quizzing, please follow this link to our Children's Quizzing webpage.




"See You at the Pole" USA National Youth Prayer


 

Date: September 23, 2020

"See You at the Pole", the global day of student prayer, begain in 1990 as a grass roots movement with ten students praying at their school.  Twenty years later, millions pray on their campuses on the fourth Wednesday of September.

"See You at the Pole" is simply a prayer rally where students meet at the school flagpole before school to lift up their friends, families, teachers, school, and nation to God.  "See You at the Pole" is a student-initiated, student-organized, and student-led event.

For more information about "See You at the Pole," please follow this link.




Alabaster Offering


 

Date: September 27, 2020

Alabaster offering will take place during morning service.

These are some of the items that 100% of our Alabaster money provides:  church buildings, school and university buildings, medical clinics and hospitals, food, Bibles, and missionaries.  Follow this link to see a video that tells about more of the benefits of the Alabaster Offering and thank you for your generosity!




ANU - Work and Witness Trip


 

Date: July 12-23, 2021




Promise Keepers 2021 Conference


 

Date: July 16-17, 2021

AT&T Dallas Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, Texas
Friday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm
General Admission:  
Early Bird 2021: $75.00 plus a fee or $1.75
Family (2-19 tickets) 
Groups (25+ tickets)

Contact Information:  (877) 628-8278

For more details about the in person Promise Keepers Conference for the summer of 2021, please follow this link.
For more information about the Promise Keepers virtual or in person events for 2020 and 2021, please follow this link.
For general information about the Promise Keepers organization, please follow this link.




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