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This Week's Events
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05

WED
Adult Bible Study & Prayer Meeting
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Adults of our church family meet every Wednesday night for pray for the needs of our church, community, and nation, and to study the Bible together.
Ignite Wednesday Nights - Student Ministry
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Wednesday night youth activities including: chapel nights at church, our All Church Picnic, Airsoft, movie nights, and will end with a great back-to-school night in August! Come for the fun!!
AUG

06

THU
Ladies Book Club
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
We will be reading and discussing Lysa TerKeurst's book, "What Happens When Women Say Yes to God." Please read chapters 1-2 and answer the questions at the end of the chapter for discussion before our first meeting. Can't wait to see what God will teach us!
AUG

07

FRI
Tulsa Drillers Game - Ladies Ministry
5:15 PM
Calling all ladies! Join us for a fun night at the Tulsa Drillers Game on August 7th! Come help us cheer on the Drillers as they take on the NW Arkansas Naturals. We will leave the church at 5:15, and stay for fireworks after the game. Cost for the tickets is $12, which includes a meal coupon. 6 tickets are still available. A sign-up sheet is on the Women’s Ministry table.
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Michael Vallandingham

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Dr. Michael Vallandingham accepted the call to pastor Eastern Heights in May, 2010. Michael was saved and baptized at the age of 8 years old in Wetumka OK. He surrendered to full-time Christian service when he was 17 years old while attending Falls Creek. He married Tara Sledge, August 13, 1994, and their partnership in ministry began immediately. Michael served bi-vocationally as youth minister at First Baptist Church of Greenfield, OK and as pastor at First Baptist Church Red Rock, OK. Michael accepted his first full-time pastorate in 1997 at First Baptist Church of Wister, OK. Following his ministry in Wister he served as Chaplain at Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. He then pastored Vamoosa Baptist Church for five years before pastoring in his hometown for six years at First Baptist Church in Wewoka, OK. Michael graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion. He graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2002 with a Masters of Divinity. In addition, he graduated from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2009 with a Doctorate of Ministry. Michael and Tara have two children. Their daughter, Jordan, was born in 1997 and their son, Jonathan, was born in 2000.  They also have three foster kids who are 4, 3 and a baby.

 

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