Call to get Highlights DVD

A 2013 Annual Conference Highlight video is now available free through the Conference Communications Department. The video includes 16 chapters on prominent ministries and agencies of the Oklahoma Conference.

Also available are the evening worship services at St. Luke’s. Charge for worship DVDs are $5 each or $12 for the set, and a bill will be included with shipment.

Full-length Annual Conference video reports can be viewed at  Click on "OKVideo" in the left panel.

Order DVDs at 405-530-2075 or


New in the Media Library

Check out "Black Marks on White Paper," a documentary about the life and work of Bishop Bennie Warner, retired, whose homeland is Liberia and who pastors at OKC-South Lee UMC. Oklahomans are helping build a UM-affiliated school in Warner’s home village on land he has donated.

DVD is one hour. Contact Amelia Ballew:,  405-530-2075.


Campus ministries need your help

Do you know students who begin college journeys this fall? Submit their information to the Conference campus ministries. At 16 locations, UM leaders are ready to welcome them. Click "Submit student information" at 

Save the date

Evangelism training opportunity

Sept. 14-16

OKC-Chapel Hill UMC

Preaching and teaching: Kevass Harding, senior pastor, Dellrose UMC, Wichita, Kan.

Sponsors: Evangelism Task Force of the

Conference’s Discipleship Ministry Team and Chapel Hill’s Rogers Lecture Endowment


Grant to update Mount Sequoyah

The United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas recently awarded a $300,000 matching grant to Mount Sequoyah Retreat & Conference Center, a 32-acre site in Fayetteville, Ark.

The grant will support repairs, maintenance, and upgrade of facilities, processes, and programs.

Mount Sequoyah is owned by the South Central Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church.


Dr. Blue gets writing award

The General Commission on Archives & History named Ellen Blue of Tulsa as 2013 recipient of "The Women in United Methodist History Writing Award."

An elder of the Louisiana Conference, Rev. Dr. Blue teaches at Phillips Theological Seminary. Her winning paper was "Yes, We Are Everywhere: 30 Years With the Women for Progressive Action, Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans."

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