ANNOUNCEMENTS

WELCOME BACK Y'ALL!!!


 

LIVE WORSHIP STARTS HERE SUNDAY @ 10AM

 

PSALMS 122:1

PSALMS 118:24

RE-OPENING!  WE WILL BE OPENING FOR PUBLIC SERVICES ON SUNDAY 5/31/2020! RE-OPENING!

OUR GATHERINGS WILL BE MODIFIED AND WE ASK ALL THOSE ATTENDING TO KINDLY OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS:

PLEASE:

PRAY for God’s continued presence and protection

COME:  Physically gather to worship the Lord with us @10am.  Arrive early enough to be seated in assigned seats.  (754 WEST TEXAS STREET, DURANT, OKLAHOMA)

BRING:  Personal Protective Items ( Masks, Gloves, Hand sanitizer) (CDC INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITIES OF FAITH)

FOLLOW:  CDC recommendations, Oklahoma State Recommendations (COVID-19 IN OKLAHOMA)

Posted Facility Signs. Select this link (Slide Show Signs) to view facility signs and then select "View Slideshow." 

Directions from the Pastor and assigned volunteers:

Social Distancing:  (CDC INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITIES OF FAITH)

STAY HOME:

  1. IF you have any symptoms or sickness related to the COVID type illness and join us virtually.  (CDC INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITIES OF FAITH)
  2. IF you are in the “high risk” according to the CDC guidelines.  (CDC INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITIES OF FAITH)
  3. IF you are not comfortable being out among others at this time.

JOIN:  "Facebook Live" services.  Remember to refresh your screen until the Live service starts.

The face to face meetings of the Young Adult, College and Youth, Visitation, Man-Up, and the new "Women's Ministries" Life Groups will be announced at a later time.  Please come back to the announcements and the calendar on this website to receive the latest information about the reopening of our church Life Groups!

SUNDAY 10AM CHURCH GATHERINGS WILL CONTINUE BE OBSERVED HERE, click FACEBOOK LIVE link

 FACEBOOK LIVE

WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT DURING THIS TIME.  MEMBERS HAVE INQUIRED ABOUT THEIR MONETARY OFFERINGS AND VISITORS ABOUT THEIR DOTATIONS.   YOU CAN FIND INSTRUCTIONS TO BLESS THE CHURCH WITH YOUR GIVING.  PLEASE CLICK ON THE GIVE LINK BELOW.

 GIVE




NEW WOMEN'S LIFE GROUP STARTING ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2020


 

Date: June 24, 2020
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Place:  To be announced later.
Lead:  Aundrea Hull

We're excited to announce a new women's Life Group starting on June 24, 2020.  It will be a six weeks study of the devotional book "It's ALL Under Control."  Follow this link for more details about how to join our Life Group.




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.




MAN-UP LIFE GROUP VIRTUAL MEETING ON THE ZOOM PLATFORM


 

Day of the week:  Tuesday
Time:  5:30pm-6:10pm
Place:  Zoom.us

The Man-UP Life Group will have a virtual meeting using Zoom.us to study God's Word using the devotional "Uncommen:  Fishers of Men" on Bible.com.  Follow this link for more details about how to join our Life Group.  We will start face to face meetings at the Opera House in Durant, Oklahoma on June 16th at 5:30pm which will also be the first day of our new devotional series.




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 see the strategy and the projects, including the number of beneficiaries in every region. 




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




JUNE EMPHASIS: World Mission Broadcast




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.




Senior High Camp at Camp Bond


 

Dates:  June 8-12, 2020

Click the graphic/picture so that you can get all the information about High School Camp such as prices and registration.

There will be three theme nights:
Night One will be "Thrift Store Promk Night."
Night Two will be "Jersey Night" for your favorite team."
Night Three will be "Noah's Ark Night."
So pack your bags with your best "Thrift Store Prom Suit/Dress, your favorite team jersey, and your best animal costume.  All three are not required but are optional.

Register at bethanynza.org/camp.

Deadline to register:  May 18, 2020




Children's Reginal Quiz (SNU)


 

Date: June 13, 2020




Children's Day


 

Date: June 14, 2020




Encuentro Youth Mission Trip - Costa Rica


 

Date: June 19-27, 2020




FATHER'S DAY


 

Date:    June 21, 2020




Teach Kids to Pray


 

Date: June 27, 2020
Time: 9:00am - 11:00 AM

Ada Church of the Nazarene 315 West 33rd Street Ada, Oklahoma

Kids can be the prayer warriors in your church.  They love to pray, and big things happen when they do!  Get practical ideas you can easily implement to make praying with kids a priority.

This workshop is 2 hours in length.

At this workshop, you will: 

  • Learn how prayer looks at different ages
  • Discover different prayer styles
  • Learn how different learning styles come into play in prayer with kids
  • Craft prayer experiences with kids
  • Get ideas for an ongoing prayer focus on prayer in your church

Mary Sims grew up in a Nazarene Pastor's home and has been in Children's Ministry for 20+ years.  The ministry for children at her church focuses on teaching children of all ages to pray and through this, has been the catalyst for a church-wide concentration on prayer.

Mary travels across the United States speaking and training teachers for Group Publishing in churches of all denominations.  She we privileged to present this particular workshop at the last General Assembly of the Church of the Nazarene in Indianapolis.

Mary is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University and serves her Alma Mater as the Vice-President of the Alumni Board of Directors.

Mary and her husband, Keith, live in Dallas, Texas where Mary serves on staff at Richardson Church of the Nazarene.  They have one son, Landry, who lives in Dallas.

Mary Sims
mary2sims@hotmail.com
(972) 523-8011




Communion Sunday


 

Date:  June 28, 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.




LifeSong Family 4th of July Celebration & Cookout


 

Date: July 4, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Our LifeSong Family will be having a Fourth of July Celebration and Cookout at the new church property which is located at 1716 Cale Switch Road in Durant, Oklahoma. Come and join us and bring your family and friends, your lawn chairs, your blankets to sit on the ground, and enjoy being with the family of God and celebrate the birth of this great nation which He has given to us so that we can worship Him freely and openly. Bring your kids and let them run as fast as they can and be as loud as they can because they will be outdoors and have plenty of room to run! To end the celebration, we will be able to sit back and enjoy the Choctaw's fireworks show from a spectacular vantage point.




Primary Camp at Camp Bond (Grades 1-3)


 

Dates:  July 17-20, 2020

Speaker:  Reverend Rick Green




Junior Camp at Camp Bond (Grades 4-6)


 

Dates:  July 21-25, 2020

Speaker:  Danny Thomason




Promise Keepers 2020 Conference


 

Date: July 31-August 1, 2020

AT&T Dallas Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, Texas
Friday 6:30pm-9:30pm
Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm
General Admission: $100.00
Early Bird Military, Veterans, First Responders (unlimited) $70.00
Family (2-19 tickets) $80.00
Groups (25+ tickets) $75.00

For more details please follow this link.




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