James Edmison from Garber UMC to Hunter UMC/Garber UMC, effective September 1, 2020 Mike Winchell from Noble UMC to retired, effective August 31, 2020 Glen Biggs-Scribner to Central Texas Conference, effective July 1, 2020 Becky Pierson from Office of Mission/Tulsa Aldersgate to not appointed, effective October 1, 2020
Janet Gilbert from Mountain View to Mountain View/Carnegie, effective September 16, 2020.
Donald Baker, from Otterbein to not appointed, effective Aug. 1. Jeremy Basset, from OKC-Wesley/Conference Director of Missions to Conference Director of Missions, effective Aug. 3. Bessie Hamilton, from associate at OKC-Quayle to associate at OKC-Quayle/Coordinator of Multiethnic Initiatives, effective Aug. 1. John Lee, from the Tennessee Conference to Otterbein, effective Aug.1. Shannon Stewart-Dooley, from pastor at Moore-New Life to associate at Norman-Goodrich, effective Sept. 1.
Tino Espinoza from Tulsa St Mark's UMC to the Florida Conference, effective Sept 1, 2020.
Ralph Kevin McKinley from not appointed to Duncan Wesley UMC/Comanche First UMC, effective August 1, 2020 Erica Thomas from Quayle UMC associate to Quayle UMC associate/Langston Wesley Foundation Campus Minister, effective August 1, 2020
Levi Duggan from supply- Union City and Cogar to senior pastor- Union City/Cogar, effective 8/1/2020 Frankye Johnson from senior pastor- The Christ Experience to associate pastor- The Christ Experience, effective 7/1/2020
Ellen Chimowa to New Life Moore/Noble Senior Pastor, effective 8/1/2020 Mike Winchell Noble UMC from senior pastor to associate pastor effective 8/1/2020 April Coates to Oklahoma City University Law School, effective July 1, 2020
Cecelia Brooks to Lawrenceville UMC, Virginia Conference, effective July 1, 2020.
Anna Marie George from Redland and Pleasant Hill to Morris-Schulter, effective July 1, 2020 Gary Wilburn from Quinton/Canadian UMC to retired, supply Quinton/Canadian, effective July 1, 2020 Michael Brannon from Eufaula UMC to retired, effective July 1, 2020 Steve Harshaw from Davis UMC to Tulsa St. James UMC, effective July 1, 2020 Duane Baker from OIMC to Eufaula UMC, effective July 1, 2020
Racism has no place in the Church of Jesus Christ. Neither does it have a place in society. Racist beliefs, attitudes and actions have their roots in hatred and are manifest in cruel, life threatening and life ending actions, and betray all of humanity. Racism is sin. It is incomprehensible that racially motivated murders have been occurring with alarming frequency in the United States. A recent communication from the Council of Bishops named a few of the victims: “The list of innocent ...