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12/12/2014

UMMen contest open

Churches with chartered units of United Methodist Men may enter a competition to honor significant ministries to men and youth.

The General Commission on UMMen will recognize 30 local churches. The top three will be spotlighted at a March meeting of conference UMMen presidents.

Entry deadline is March 1. Send descriptions of the ministries to rpeck@gcumm.org.


Note award deadlines

Among upcoming dates to submit names and apply for several Conference yearly awards is the Jan. 15 deadline for the Harry Denman Evangelism Award.

Details about this and other honors: www.okumc.org/awards.


OCU earns recognition

The U.S. Department of Education recently named Oklahoma City University to its 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

All OCU undergraduates must take at least one service-learning course in order to graduate. The program’s value already tops $2 million worth of community volunteer hours.

 

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