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Appointments for the week of April 23rd

4/24/2017

Ben Pascoe to Elk City UMC associate from Otterbein UMC, effective June 1, 2017 Linda Grounds to Aline/Cleo Springs UMCs from Avant UMC, effective June 1, 2017 Donald Jones to Carmen/Dacoma UMCs from  Bartlesville Oak Park UMC, effective June 1, 2017 Paul McDowell to Freedom/Quinlan UMCs from Kingston UMC, effective June 1, 2017 Sharon Cochran to Sharon/Mutual UMCs from Prairie Chapel UMC, effective June 1, 2017 Darrel Maddox to Vici/Lenora UMCs from Lawton Heights UMC, effective June 1, 2017 ...


Appointments for the week of April 16th

4/16/2017

Jim Shepherd to Sulphur, effective 6/1 Desi Sharp to Norman Goodrich, effective 6/1 Joel Thompson to Madill from Hobart, effective 6/1 David Jenkins to Texhoma / Goodwell UMC(s) from Nardin UMC, effective 6/1  


Appointments for the week of April 9th

4/9/2017

Charles King to Hobart, effective June 1, 2017 David Gardner to Duncan St. Paul’s, effective June 1, 2017 Felecia Hensley to Anadarko First/Verden, effective June 1, 2017 Brett Thomason - effective 6/1 - Pawhuska Emily Robnett - effective 6/1 - Enid New Hope Michael Bramble - effective 6/1 - Enid Christ Pam Cottrill - effective 6/1 - Pawnee/Skedee  Rob Harris - effective 6/1 - Tonkawa/Prairie Chapel April Coates - effective 6/1 - Albright/Asbury Steve Davis - effective 6/1 - Nardin Kathy Morris,...


Dead leaves in springtime

4/7/2017

BY JIMMY NUNN There are varieties of trees that hold their leaves throughout the winter and early spring. The crusty, paper-thin, pale brown leaves maintain their grip in the same manner that old ways cling to us. But even those stubborn, dead leaves must give way to the new buds. In late spring, the emergence of new life in those trees is a parable of resurrection. Jesus’ lakeshore encounter with Peter is one of the Gospels’ stories about what happened after the resurrection. Peter had ...


Appointments for the week of April 2nd

4/2/2017

Matthew Mitchell  to OKC-Church of the Servant, from Sugarloaf UMC, North Georgia Conference, effective 6/1/17. Allen Buck  to Wilshire Native American Fellowship, Portland Oregon, Oregon-Idaho Conference, effective 6/1/17. Dan Peil  to Heartland District-New Micro-community Project, effective 6/1/17. Amy Venable to Boston Avenue Associate, effective 6/1/17 Jay Henderson to Tulsa Asbury Associate, effective 6/1/17  


Appointments for the week of March 27th

3/27/2017

Lesly Broadbent to OKC-First, effective 6/1/2017 Mark McAdow to Enid-Willow View, effective 6/1/2017 Ashely Green-Young to Alex (LTFT), effective 6/1/2017 Sue Lykins to Ninnekah (LTFT Retired), effective 6/1/2017 Kris Tate to OKC-Quail Springs, Senior Pastor, effective 6/1/2017 Jennifer Logsdon Kellogg to OKC-Quail Springs , Associate Pastor, effective 6/1/2017 Alan Nagel to Guthrie-First, Senior Pastor, effective 6/1/2017 Adam Leathers to Perry, effective 4/15/2017 Valerie Steele to Stillwater...


Appointments for the week of March 20th

3/20/2017

Jim Hill from Hennessey to Stigler, effective 6/1/2017  


Learn to depend on God

3/17/2017

Peter replied, "Remember, we have left everything to be your followers! What will we get?" (Matthew 19:27, CEV)BY BISHOP JIMMY NUNN It is so easy to start bad habits. They can be formed instantly, it seems to me. If a risky action feels good, it can become routine after only one experience. But bad habits are counterproductive to healthy, happy, spiritual living. In contrast to the ease with which bad habits can be formed, research indicates that it takes about three weeks of daily practice ...


Appointments for the week of March 12th

3/12/2017

Wichitas District: Robert E. Rose Jr., pastor, Lawton-First UMC, effective May 1, 2017. Oklahoma Conference, Heartland District to New Mexico Conference, El Paso District:  Obed Alba, pastor, El Paso-Wesley UMC, effective 7/1/2017 Crossroads District: Raymond Trey Witzel, associate pastor (new), Edmond-First UMC, effective 6/1/2017 Council Oak District: James Graham to Tulsa New Haven, effective 6/1/2017 Green Country District: Matthew Franks to Tahlequah, effective 6/1/2017 Heartland District: ...


Traveling to the cross

2/24/2017

BY BISHOP JIMMY NUNN He had thought it was empty. He had pointed it downward, but when he pulled the trigger, the kick raised the barrel. The gun fired a bullet. And his best friend lay on the bed bleeding heavily from a stomach wound. He later died on the operating table. That was when my phone rang. One of the young men in the youth group at my church had shot his best friend. Heartache, remorse, and pain poured from the boy and his family. How would this young man navigate this tragedy?...


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