CJAMM News

CJAMM’S New Day Camp

published 10/14/2016
Volunteer: ‘I can’t wait to go again’ BY ELLEN LYONS I hear stories that often include the phrase "I felt God’s call" or "God spoke to me" so often that I find myself slightly skeptical of God’s ...

Ex-offender says thanks for grant to Exodus House

published 5/20/2016
by susan henry-crowe Earlier this year, I received a wonderful letter from Meagan Gaddis, a 27-year-old woman from Oklahoma City. She was writing to thank the General Board of Church & Society for ...

Harlin leads CJAMM as new director

published 5/6/2016
Kristen Harlin of Sapulpa joined the Conference in April as executive director of CJAMM (Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries). A native of Little, Okla., she holds a bachelor’s degree in ...

Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries - Volunteer of Year extends honor to all who help

published 4/8/2016
BY HOLLY MCCRAY Two men made clear God’s good work through Criminal Justice & Mercy Ministries (CJAMM) when they spoke at a recent Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. About 60 people saw Steve Bear of...

Just causes -- Leathers’ advocacy rocks

published 8/28/2015
By HOLLY McCRAY Adam Leathers rocks it, literally and metaphorically. A keen free climber*, he’s scaled cliffs in Arkansas and Colorado, and in Oklahoma’s Wichita and Arbuckle Mountains. He ...

CJAMM director responds after execution causes outcry

published 6/6/2014
By HOLLY McCRAY News media began calling clergyman Adam Leathers after the controversial Oklahoma execution on April 29 of Clayton Lockett, who killed Stephanie Neiman in 1999. In the state that ...

Breaking out in the Spirit

published 1/25/2013
The Conference Strategic Plan underscores the importance of both individual leadership and ministry partnerships to be fruitful for Christ in Oklahoma. Methodism’s founder, John Wesley, emphasized ...