Briefly

3/4/2011

Frederick to host OSU Wesley rally

At Frederick UMC on March 26, the Wesley Foundation at OSU will host the first in a series of campus ministry pep rallies.

"First Regional Pep Rally" will be 6-8 p.m. at Frederick, in southwest Oklahoma. The fun will include a dinner of finger foods.

Reservations are due by March 22. Contact wesleyosu@gmail.com,  405-372-5830, 405-880-7194.


Event to help smaller churches

Among notable presenters at the Small Church Leadership Institute in March will be former Oklahoma Bishop Bruce Blake and Andy Oden, with the Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation. The conference will be held March 20-24 at Mount Sequoyah Retreat Center, Fayetteville, Ark. www.mountsequoyah.org


A retreat on social justice

March 11-12 at Canyon Camp

"Social Holiness: On Earth as It Is in Heaven"

Featuring Tony Campolo

www.okumc.org/church_society


Youth workers to meet in OKC

If you are involved with youth ministry (as a volunteer, staff person, or pastor), you will benefit by attending Youth Workers Gathering, on March 25-26 in Oklahoma City at Church of the Servant.

Keynote speaker is Reginald Blount, a Garrett Evangelical Seminary professor of Formation, Youth, and Culture. Guest preacher is Bishop Hayes.

Breakout sessions will focus on:

  • Getting Kids and Parents To Have Faith Development as a Primary Priority

  • Ministering To Students in a Large-Church Setting

  • Creating Youth Worship Experiences Without a Large Budget

  • Native American Youth

  • Youth Ministry in the Small-Membership Church: Working with 10 or Less

Sponsors are youTheology, a program of Saint Paul School of Theology; Discipleship Ministries of the Oklahoma Conference; and Church of the Servant. www.youtheology.com/youthworkersoc


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