Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. My purpose in this conversation is to update you on recent actions taken at the February 2019 General Conference, and the decisions of the Judicial Council that were made last week about those actions. I realize that some of you will be pleased with the actions and decisions, while others will be disappointed. I acknowledge the pain and uncertainty of the day. In this video, I will provide a context for our mission from the Constitution...
Jeffrey Taylor, from NW Texas Conference to Interim Pastor at Lawton First, effective May 1, 2019. Chris Symes, from OKC Cornerstone to Broken Arrow Heritage, effective July 1, 2019. Craig Stinson, from Director of Connectional Ministries to retired, effective June 30. Derrek Belase, from Director of Discipleship to Director of Connectional Ministries, effective July 1.
Mike Smith, from Ponca City First UMC to Muskogee First UMC, effective July 1, 2019.
Scott Rodgers, from Broken Arrow Heritage to Elk City First, effective July 1, 2019.
The Oklahoma Conference The United Methodist Church Bishop James G. Nunn April 12, 2019 The work of the Oklahoma Conference Center is of strategic importance in the church. For the past fourteen years, Rev. Dr. Craig Stinson has effectively served the conference. Craig has elected to retire on June 30 this year. I express deep gratitude to Craig for his leadership and count it a blessing to have known him over a decade and to have served with him in Oklahoma. It is my pleasure to announce ...
Kyle Anderson, from associate to senior pastor at Stillwater-First, effective June 1. Mike Chaffin, from Stillwater-First to retired, effective June 1. Gerald Steele, from not appointed to discontinued, effective March 30th. Rosie Slager, from not appointed to discontinued, effective March 30th. James Lambert, from associate at Tulsa-Faith to associate at Tulsa-Asbury effective July 1st
Josue Araujo, from Associate at Tulsa-St. James to Senior Pastor at Tulsa-St. James effective July 1, 2019
Peter White, from OSU Wesley Foundation/Tulsa Centenary to withdrawal effective February 14, 2019. Jack E Kemper from Muskogee FUMC to No Longer Clergy, effective March 31, 2019. Shelly Daigle, from Tulsa-Grace UMC to personal leave effective June 1, 2019. Frank Slager from Tulsa-St. Mark's UMC to not appointed, effective July 6, 2018 Laura Glover from Medford Area Cooperative Parish to Parish on the Prairie, effective February 24, 2019
Angela Bauer, from supply to part-time local pastor at Calera, effective March 15. Teri Carbaugh, from associate at Bartlesville-First to leave of absence, effective Feb. 15. Kathy Gibson, from associate at Duncan-First to no longer clergy, effective June 1. Kathryn Leithner, from sabbatical leave to retirement, effective June 1. David Monk, from Hugo Paul’s Chapel to discontinued, effective Jan. 1. Robert Rose, from Lawton-First to retirement, effective May 1. Dora Spann, to Pontotoc, ...
Terry Koehn, from pastor at Elk City to District Superintendent for the Green Country District, effective July 1, 2019. Sharon Betsworth, from Heartland to Crossroads, appointed at OCU, effective Jan. 1. Michael Caro, from full-time to part-time at El Reno-Ellison Ave., effective Feb. 1. Doyle Carroll, from the Great Plains Conference to Ochelata, effective Feb. 1. Robert Duran, from Cherokee/Prairie Valley to associate pastor at Tulsa-Asbury, effective July 1. Christy Germany, from OKC-Chapel ...