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Upcoming Opportunities

“PRAYING OUR GOODBYES,” GRIEF WORKSHOP SERIES

Wednesdays, December 13-20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Contact Paula Gradney-Garner (paulagradney@bostonavenue.org, 918.699.0128) for more information.

COMPASSION DINNER & WORSHIP

Thursday, December 14 at 6 p.m. in Jubilee Hall

“ANOTHER HELPING” SENIOR ADULT FELLOWSHIP DINNER

Friday, December 15 at 5 p.m.

“JOYFUL SOUNDS,” A SISTEMA TULSA STUDENT CONCERT

Friday, December 15 at 6 p.m. in Jubilee Hall

LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLE

Sunday, December 17 at 9:30 a.m. in Bishops’ Hall
Gather in Bishops’ Hall to experience the festivity of Christmas as we light the Advent candles, read scripture, and sing carols!

MESSIAH, BY GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

Sunday, December 17 at 5 p.m.
Join us in the Sanctuary for the 22nd Annual Natalie O. Warren Presentation of Messiah, by George Frideric Handel, featuring the Chancel Choir, soloists, & members of the Tulsa Symphony, directed by Dr. Joel Panciera. Come early for a good seat!

LONGEST NIGHT: A SERVICE OF HEALING AND BLESSING

Thursday, December 21 at 7 p.m.
A calming, candlelight service in the Sanctuary for those experiencing grief, stress, or sadness this season.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES AT RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

Friday, December 22
Methodist Manor at 10 a.m.
Inverness at 1 p.m.
Montereau at 3 p.m.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

Sunday, December 24
All Christmas Eve services will be live-streamed at bostonavenue.org!
Service of the Bells at 11 a.m.
Traditional Candlelight Worship at 5 p.m.
Candlelight Communion at 11 p.m.

CHRISTMAS EVE ALL-CHURCH BREAKFAST

Sunday, December 24 from 9 until 10:15 a.m.
Join us for fellowship and breakfast in Community Hall, hosted by the Senior High Youth! Meal tickets are $5; free for children 2 and under. Proceeds benefit the Senior High Mission Trip to Nicaragua, Spring Break 2018.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE OF THE BELLS

Sunday, December 24 at 11 a.m.
A service for children and families, led by children and families! Share in the telling of the story of Christ’s birth in a creative way.

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT WORSHIP SERVICE

Sunday, December 24 at 5 p.m.
Experience the wonder of this holy night through candlelight, scripture, carols, a sermon by Rev. David Wiggs, and a live nativity tableau.

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT COMMUNION SERVICE

Sunday, December 24 at 11 p.m.
Experience the wonder of this holy night through candlelit communion, anthems by the Chapel Choir and alumni, and a sermon by Rev. Amy Venable. The service ends at midnight, just as the joy of Christmas Day begins!

2017 PLEDGES

Friday, December 29 is the last day to bring 2017 pledges to the church to be counted in 2017. Pledges mailed to the church must be postmarked by December 30 to be counted in 2017.

DISASTER RELIEF MISSIONS TO HOUSTON

Friday-Monday, January 5-8
Friday-Monday, January 12-15

OPEN TABLES INTERFAITH POTLUCK DINNER

Sunday, January 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Raindrop Turkish House

MID-HIGH HAPPY BIRTHDAY EVERYONE PARTY

Sunday, January 7 at 7 p.m.

COMPASSION DINNER & WORSHIP

Thursday, January 11 at 6 p.m. in Jubilee Hall

SECOND SUNDAY WORSHIP

Sunday, January 14 at 11 a.m.
Join us in the Jubilee Hall gym for a blended service featuring a praise band, traditional hymns, and interactive worship.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CANDLELIGHT VIGIL/MARCH

Sunday, January 14 at 5:15 p.m.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. INTERFAITH COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE

Sunday, January 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARADE

Monday, January 15 at 11 a.m.
(meet in south parking lot at 9 a.m. to participate)

TEEN TRIALOGUE SERIES

Sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice
All times are from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 17 – Peace Academy
Wednesday, January 24 – Boston Avenue Church
Wednesday, January 31 – Temple Israel
Wednesday, February 7 – Interfaith Teen Service Project

“ANOTHER HELPING” SENIOR ADULT FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON

Thursday, January 18 at 11:30 a.m.

COMPASSION DINNER & WORSHIP

Thursday, January 25 at 6 p.m. in Jubilee Hall

“SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE AT B.A.”: ALL-CHURCH SILENT AUCTION & CHILI COOK-OFF

Sunday, January 28 at 5 p.m. in Jubilee Hall

THE REV. DR. CHARLES KIMBALL, AUTHOR, PRESIDENTIAL PROFESSOR, AND THE DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, FEATURED SPEAKER

The 31st Annual Knippa Interfaith/Ecumenical Lecture Series
Topic: “Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations in the 21st Century: Finding Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead”
Sunday, January 28 at 4:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2331 East 5th Place

ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD

Tuesday, January 30 Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by business meeting at 7 p.m.

LIGHTS ON FOR COOKSON HILLS

Sundays in February

SCOUT SUNDAY

Sunday, February 4

THE 35TH ANNUAL INTERFAITH TRIALOGUE SERIES: “WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?”

Sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice
All times are from 2-4 p.m.
Sunday, February 4 – Peace Academy
Sunday, February 11 – Temple Israel
Sunday, February 18 – Antioch Baptist Church

COMPASSION DINNER & WORSHIP

Thursday, February 8 at 6 p.m. in Jubilee Hall

FAT SUNDAY

A jazz-style worship service Sunday, February 11 at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary followed by a traditional pancake meal and mini jazz concert in Jubilee Hall.

COFFEE WITH THE PASTOR

Sunday, February 11 from 9:40 until 10:30 a.m. in the Parlor
Join Rev. Wiggs over coffee and donuts to talk more deeply about membership at Boston Avenue, ask questions, and even become a member! To RSVP or for more info, contact Becky Hailey at 918.699.0131.

SECOND SUNDAY WORSHIP

Sunday, February 11 at 11 a.m. in Jubilee Hall
Join us for a blended service featuring a praise band, traditional hymns, and interactive worship.