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2nd Annual Lenten 40-Hour Fast

When: March 19-25

Who: Oklahoman and Bolivian Methodists, covenanted in ministry

Where: In Bolivia, more than 1,000 Methodists will gather on a mountaintop and beside a lake. In Oklahoma, each participant designates a time during that week and is encouraged to seek financial support for the time spent fasting.

Watch worship services live online Saturday night and Sunday morning (March 24 and 25), with sermons by Bishop Hayes of Oklahoma and Bishop Rojas of Bolivia.

Why: To grow spiritually, display solidarity, and support the Bolivian Pastors Endowment Fund, with the Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation. (Advance Special No. 3021291) All donations will be matched.

Sponsor: Oklahoma-Bolivia Partnership Committee

Learn more:


Volunteers In Mission Team Leader Training

March 3, OKC-Wesley UMC

April 28, Grove UMC

Sept. 15, OKC-Chapel Hill UMC

Nov. 3, Oklahoma City

Registration:  Deadline is one week prior to event.


Youth Workers’ Gathering 2012

When: March 30

Where: OKC-Church of the Servant

Who: Mark DeVries of Nashville,

a leading youth/children’s ministry coach

Contact: Diana Northcutt, 405-530-2144,


LEAD III (Church leadership seminar for clergy)

When: March 9-10

Where: Oklahoma City University

Topics: Personal Practices and Accountability,

Church Accountability,

Leading Your Team of Volunteers or Staff




One Great Hour of Sharing  (A Special Sunday of the Church)

When: March 18

Where: Your church

Why: The offering supports UMCOR (the United Methodist Committee on Relief), providing aid in global disasters



Senior Adult Summit

When: Sept. 10-12

Where: Egan Camp

Why: Fellowship, educational workshops, worship, and fun for senior adults. Opening worship led by Bishop Hayes. Theme meals representative of northern, southern, eastern, and western Oklahoma. Watch for more details in Contact.

Registration: $130-$145, based on room occupancy. Cost includes lodging for two nights, six meals, and insurance.

Contact: Janey Wilson,,  405-321-6266



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