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New president to lead UMW
The 2013 Conference UMW officers include, from left, Jacci Freno, Nancy Whittaker,
Jo Ellen Reed, Joyce Alfred, Cindy Hull, Donna Brashear, and Sue Helms. Photo by Carla Garrison
By Holly McCray
Timely topics at School of Mission
Annette Loos, left, and Rebecca Terrell prepare to collect an offering at the 2011 Oklahoma School of Mission. The altar was decorated by the children’s class, studying Haiti.
According to the Women’s Division of the General Board of Global...
July School of Mission spurs woman to service in mission
An earthquake ravaged Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. By the next summer, participants in United Methodist Schools of Christian Mission all over the United States were studying this event and the history and political environment of that country.
This year, as immigration commands much of the news and political discourse in our nation, the study "Immigration in the Bible" makes its debut as a spiritual-growth course in the UM schools.
State UMW focuses on primary mission
At their fall Annual Meeting in Shawnee, United Methodist Women of Oklahoma reaffirmed their mission to help women, children, and youth—a commitment dating back to the organization’s beginning.
In 1869, six Methodist women in Boston, Mass., organized to establish a school and hospital in India.
This year, domestic violence and human trafficking were among the subjects examined by the 301 women gathered Sept....
Schools of Mission will include Haiti study
At the 2010 School of Mission, the youngest students surround their teacher, Rebecca Belase, a certified Christian educator. She returns as a leader at this year’s Weekend School.
Women cheer for mission connections
Photo by Jane Bond
At the UMW Annual Meeting, missionary Meri Whitaker signs copies of her book, "My Sister the Father." Her collection of stories was chosen for the 2011 UMW Reading Program. The book is available through Cookson Hills Center.
United Methodist Women will gather at Tulsa-Asbury
United Methodist Women from across the state will gather in Tulsa at the largest UM church in the state for their annual meeting on Oct. 1-2.
Tulsa’s Asbury UMC will host the 37th UMW Annual Meeting. Theme is "Let’s Get Together!" Guest speaker will be Yvette Richards of Kansas City, Mo., an elected director in the Women’s Division.
On Friday evening, sign-in opens at 5:30, with food and...
School of Mission: New dorm at OCU becomes home base
School of Mission participants will occupy new space in July on the Oklahoma City University campus.
Dates are July 16-18 for the weekend session, and July 18-19 for the overnight event.
The Centennial Hall dormitory becomes home base for the school this year. This building opened in 2007. For decades, School of Mission operations—registration, housing, classes, and more—were centered at Walker Hall.
UMW Assembly: Faith, hope, love in action
At the recent global UMW Assembly, Denise Rowell of Cookson Hills Center tells how Christ changed her life.
By Shari Goodwin,Contact Correspondent
Day at the Legislature
Logo of the Oklahoma Conference of Churches
Feb. 13 event begins at First Christian Church
The annual Day at the Legislature, set for Feb. 10, will focus on four issues: criminal justice,...