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published 7/22/2016
Domestic violence is focus of program An upcoming United Methodist Women’s workshop will teach a faith-based response to domestic violence. Titled "It Happens in Church," the program will be Aug. ...

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published 5/6/2016
President named honorary Kiowa member Oklahoma City University President Robert Henry was inducted as an honorary member of the Kiowa Tribe April 2 at the OCU Native American Society Powwow. Kiowa ...

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published 4/8/2016
Shook Memorial plate donated to Archives A commemorative plate from Shook Memorial United Methodist Church will become part of the Oklahoma United Methodist Archives housed at Oklahoma City ...

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published 12/11/2015
Songs from Native Americans compiled by GBGM "Singing the Sacred: Musical Gifts from Native American Communities" includes Native American Christian music from more than 15 communities, carefully ...

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published 11/20/2015
Orders meet Jan. 19 Tom Albin will present at the Jan. 19 meeting of the Orders of Elders and Deacons and the Fellowship of Local Pastors. Clergy will meet 10 a.m.-3 p.m. that Tuesday at OKC-St. ...

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published 10/9/2015
Pledge addresses environment The Environmental Coalition urges churches and individuals to sign the Paris Pledge about fossil fuels, announced UM deaconess Pat Hoerth. The Coalition, chaired by ...

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published 9/18/2015
Bishop of Peru reaches out to Oklahomans On Sept. 19, meet the bishop of Peru. You are invited to be part of a mission encounter that Saturday, joining Bishop Samuel Aguilar and other Methodist ...

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published 3/27/2015
New small-group study recommended The popular small-group study "A Disciple’s Path," by James Harnish, has been followed by a related resource. "A Disciple’s Heart" is also by Harnish. Both are ...

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published 2/13/2015
Nominate young adults for new award A brand-new award will honor a "Young Adult of the Year" in the Conference. You are encouraged to nominate any Oklahoma United Methodist, between ages 18 and ...

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published 1/23/2015
Thunder tickets benefit youth You support the Youth Service Fund (YSF) when you make a special ticket purchase to an OKC Thunder basketball game on Feb. 8 or 22. The fundraiser is a project of the ...

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published 12/12/2014
UMMen contest open Churches with chartered units of United Methodist Men may enter a competition to honor significant ministries to men and youth. The General Commission on UMMen will recognize 30...

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published 12/12/2014
Roles of women to be discussed A workshop titled "Women in Leadership: Taking Our Place, Working Together," is set for Jan. 12 at Tulsa-Faith UMC. The event, from 7 to 9 p.m., is sponsored by the ...

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published 10/31/2014
Make mission possible Nov. 14-15 Sign up for a major mission learning event, packed with workshops and speakers. The Conference’s Office of Mission will host the program Nov. 14-15 at OKC-Church of...

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published 9/19/2014
Covenant Bible Study kits available for loan The newly published Covenant Bible Study is available for loan to your church through the Small Church Commission and Discipleship Ministries of the Small...

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published 8/29/2014
Course of Study complete Local Pastor Jerry Coldren graduated Aug. 1 from the Course of Study School administered by Saint Paul School of Theology. Rev. Coldren serves South Coffeyville and Lenapah...

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published 8/8/2014
Time to review statistics and Apportionments The Conference Treasurer’s Office in July began calculating local churches’ Apportionments for 2015. That task has spurred Treasurer Brian Bakeman to ...

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published 7/18/2014
District sets prayer training Prayer is the focus for an Ardmore District seminar on Aug. 16-17. On Aug. 16 at Sulphur UMC, “Encounter: A Blueprint for the House of Prayer” will be presented by Terry ...

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published 5/16/2014
Claremore church sponsors Marriage Encounter in Tulsa Registration is open for a Marriage Encounter United Methodist Weekend on July 18-20 in Tulsa. The event is sponsored by Claremore-First UMC. ...

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published 4/25/2014
Storyteller to headline Putnam City revival "Revival With the Master’s Storyteller" will be May 4-7 at OKC-Putnam City United Methodist Church, located at the northeast corner of 41st Street and ...

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published 2/21/2014
VBS workshop at Boston Avenue In Tulsa on Feb. 22, Boston Avenue Church will host a Vacation Bible School curriculum event. Using Cokesbury materials, the hands-on "Workshop of Wonders" will be from 9...

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published 1/24/2014
VBS curriculum to go on view Get a firsthand look at Vacation Bible School resources at an upcoming Cokesbury VBS showcase. Three events are scheduled. Feb. 8, OKC-New Hope UMC, 11600 N. Council ...

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published 1/10/2014
Event marks Week of Prayer To mark the 2014 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the interdenominational Oklahoma Alliance for Liturgy & the Arts will present a public prayer service at 4 p.m. Jan. ...

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published 12/13/2013
Tulsan honored for Interfaith work Nancy Day, a member of Tulsa-Boston Avenue UMC, recently was honored for her 32 years of excellent work as executive director of the Oklahoma Center for Community...

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published 11/22/2013
A HEART FOR CHILDREN — The Oklahoma United Methodist Circle of Care honored Bill Junk, left, president of the Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation, with the Burrel and Jo Ann McNaught Heart of ...

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published 11/1/2013
Teen volunteer leaders Nick and Madeline Bussett of Piedmont UMC and Carly Kessler of Mayfair Heights UMC lead a hula dance at Mayfair Heights’ Vacation Bible School. December retreat ...

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published 2/15/2013
Women’s retreat in late April All women are invited to grow spiritually at a retreat led by Pastor Amy Venable on April 26-28 at Canyon Camp, sponsored by the Oklahoma Conference United Methodist ...