Annual Conference advance information


PREACHING — Bishop Hayes will be the preacher for all worship services of the 2016 Oklahoma Annual Conference, May 30-June 2, in Oklahoma City. This includes the early-morning Communion homilies on Wednesday and Thursday at OCU’s Smith Chapel. The bishop is retiring this year.

REPORTS DUE NOW — The deadline is Feb. 15 for all Conference committees and agencies to submit their reports for the Pre-Conference Workbook. Email your group’s report to,  and send a copy to

THEME for the gathering will be "Enriched by Our Diversity, United in Our Love." It relates to this Bible verse: "Under God’s control, all the parts of the body fit together … So when each separate part works as it should, the whole body grows and builds itself up through love." (Ephesians 4:16)

OFFERING — In honor of Bishop Hayes, the Annual Conference Offering is designated for two scholarship funds at Africa University and Saint Paul School of Theology.

KNOW MORE — Online link to all meeting information:  Information will be added as available.


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