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First Christian Church

On the fifth Sunday after Epiphany, Reverend David Spain will preach “Faith as Reshaping (Try Again),” from Jeremiah 1:4-10 and Luke 4:14-30, during an in-person worship service at 8:40 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. The 10:45 a.m. service will be broadcast live. Classes at the parish school start at 9am and 9.30am.

First Norman Congregational Church, UCC

On Sunday, guest minister Rev. Robin R. Meyers, Ph.D., will preach “Who Is Called? Steve Davis will lead the worship service. Pianist Neil Whyte will provide special music. Mandatory masks and social distancing. The service will be streamed live on the church’s YouTube channel. After worship, a meeting of the congregation will be held to take action on the bylaws changes and the search committee’s recommendation for a new pastor. All members are invited to participate.

First Presbyterian Church

On Sunday, the “Leaving Home” worship series will continue during in-person and online worship at 10:30 a.m. at 555 S. University Blvd. The church collects hygiene and pantry donations for food and shelter. Visit fpcnorman.org for online worship.

North Haven Church

On Sunday, Jillian Mitchell will preach “The Woman at the Well,” from John 4:1-42, during worship at 10:30 a.m. for Baptist women in the month of ministry preaching. There will be a dedication for baby. The service will be broadcast on Facebook Live. Residents are encouraged to wear surgical, N95 or KN95 masks while in the building. For more information, visit northhavenchurch.net.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

On the fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, the church will celebrate Masses with Father Lepak at 7 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. in English and with Father Irwin at 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Spanish. All daily Masses are at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday through Friday in the Chapel and at 8 a.m. Saturday and Monday. The confessions schedule is 10:30 a.m. on Fridays and 3 p.m. on Saturdays in the main church and 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the chapel confessional. The church will host a garage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Stanley Rother Building, 425 N. Porter Ave., sponsored by the Women’s Club. Proceeds will support the Golden Agers and the Peace and Justice group. The church will host bingo at 7 p.m. on February 11 in the gymnasium. Residents can enter to win the grand prize. Games are $5 and breakdowns are $1. The Knights of Columbus will serve food for $5 at 6:15 p.m. The Knights Luncheon will be from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 in Metter Hall. The prices are reasonable. St. Joseph’s Peace and Justice Group invites residents to share their commitments to stewardship and sustainability. Call 226-6387 or email [email protected] Applications must be submitted by February 15. An annual pro-life rally will be held at 11:30 a.m. on February 16 at the Oklahoma State Capitol, with Kay James as speaker. Advocates will begin distributing roses at 9:30 a.m. A God-Call Meeting Weekend will be held Feb. 26-28 at Conception Seminary College for young men discerning the priesthood. The weekend is free. For more information, visit ewgc.org. Contact Fr. John Herrera at 709-2758.

UMC of St. Stephen

Sunday service will be “All the Fishes,” from Luke 5:1-11, during worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. Worship will be streamed live at 11 a.m. on the “St. Stephen’s UMC, Norman, OK” Facebook page. Visit ststephensnorman.org for links to past worship services.

Church of Christ of the Valley of Southern Canada

On Sunday, Rusty Springer will be the guest speaker.

Trinity Lutheran Church (LC-MS)

On the fifth Sunday after Epiphany, the sermon will be “Follow Jesus as a fisher of men”, from Luke 5:1-11, during divine services with communion at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, with Sunday school and Bible Study at 9:15 a.m. The 10:30 a.m. service will be streamed on YouTube (type “Trinity Lutheran Church Norman, OK”).

Trinity Presbyterian Church

On Sunday, the Reverend Justin Westmoreland will preach “Live the Love of God,” from Romans 8:12-17, during worship at 10:30 a.m. at the Wesley Building, 428 W. Lindsey St. Cody Wampler will lead the Sunday School lesson “Covenant Theology” at 9:45. The children’s catechism class will be led by Dr. Ryan Bisel. The Sunday school for young people will be led by Jeanne McClish. Parking is on Elm Avenue. Worship will be available online at trinitynorman.com, on the church app (search “a church for Norman”) or on the pastor’s YouTube channel, youtube.com/fullyaliveathletepastor.

University Lutheran Church and Student Center (ELCA)

On Sunday, Prof. Summerville will preach “Fishing for People,” from Luke 5:1-11, during Holy Communion at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Breakfast, in-person Sunday School and most group meetings are suspended this month. Church office hours on weekdays have been shortened to 8 a.m. to noon. Everyone is encouraged to wear masks. The service will be available in the afternoon on YouTube at the University Lutheran Church and Student Center Media. Clean food service or packing foam can be left in the large outer box near the door of the Styro-Station. Enter from the parking lot on College behind the church, 914 Elm Ave. A ladies’ meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Fellowship Room. “Our Disappearing Darkness,” a look at light pollution and its effects, will be the GREENSpeak program at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Fellowship Room, presented by Bob Bohley, a volunteer master of astronomy with the National Park Service. Everyone is welcome.

Norman Victory Church

On Sunday, Associate Pastor William Franks will oversee the monthly celebration of the Lord’s Supper during the afternoon service.

— Churches in the region