Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church


Mission and Ministry


Welcome to the Oklahoma United Methodist Church Mission and Ministry, formerly Connectional Opportunities! The generous financial support of OKUMC churches like yours keeps these ministries funded, offering the tangible love of Jesus Christ to those most in need. Please follow the links in the left column to find out more about these wonderful ministries that you are helping to support!

Additionally, you can find resources here to use in your local church. Whether you use these resources to collect a special offering, help a discipleship group get involved, or inform your congregation how their financial giving to Mission and Ministry changes lives in Oklahoma, we hope you’ll use these tools to share about the important work of these ministries.


News About Mission and Ministry


Below, you will find news stories from the OKUMC Communications Ministry about Mission and Ministry

NSO celebrates designation as a UMC historical site

Neighborhood Services Organization has been recognized as United Methodist Historic 567. NSO is one of eight ministries in Oklahoma and the second non-church organization in the state to receive the ...

Connection in the midst of uncertainty

The Methodist understanding of connection began as a way for the denomination’s founder, John Wesley, to make sure every community of believers could be connected to the church as a whole. That ...

Mission & Ministry: Hispanic/Latino Ministry

When people think of doing ministry with Hispanic and Latino communities, they may imagine familiar worship services or outreach efforts translated into Spanish. However, there is much more to ...

Mission & Ministry: Oklahoma City University

Founded in 1904, OCU is a private, independent, coeducational institution with a long-standing affiliation with the UMC. The institution offers a diverse, inclusive culture committed to producing ...

Mission & Ministry: Cookson Hills Center

Cookson Hills Center is a project of the United Methodist Church. It is the only rural mission program in Oklahoma and the only mission program that is a joint effort of the Oklahoma Conference, the ...

Mission and Ministry: Restore Hope Ministries

The Mission of Restore Hope Ministries is to restore families in financial crisis to economic and spiritual vitality. They do so through three major avenues: prevention of homelessness, reduction of ...

Mission & Ministry: Skyline Urban Ministry

Skyline Urban Ministry is located in the shadow of the downtown Oklahoma City skyline, and its mission is to serve those who live in that shadow. Skyline lives out its mission to impact lives by ...

Mission & Ministry: Campus Ministries

Reaching more young people is something churches talk about all the time, but which often seems just out of our grasp. Most local churches, even large ones, are happy to have ANY sort of stable young ...

Mission & Ministry: Circle of Care

Circle of Care makes it their mission to provide Christian help, healing and hope to children and families in crisis to ensure a safe, healthy and spiritual future. Three programs help them ...

NPNP 2020 grant applications due Aug. 31

New People New Places is preparing for its sixth year of awarding grants to ministries that “reach new, younger, and more diverse people to become world-changing disciples of Jesus Christ.” ...

Mission & Ministry: Neighborhood Services Organization

Neighborhood Services Organziation, better known as NSO, serves some of the most vulnerable populations in the Oklahoma City community. “At NSO, we provide housing and health care services to the ...

Mission & Ministry: Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference

The Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference is one of three missionary conferences in the United States and has been established for 175 years. According to the General Commission on Archives and ...

Mission & Ministry: New People New Places

New People New Places challenges churches to see and reach more of the people in their neighborhoods and communities, and help them grow into disciples of Jesus Christ. The goal is to introduce a new ...

Mission and Ministry: Office of Mission

The Oklahoma Conference has been working on formalizing covenant partnerships in ministry and mission with FIVE conferences within our Methodist family: Bolivia, Eastern Mexico, Chile, Colombia and...

Mission & Ministry: Criminal Justice & Mercy Ministries

“I was in prison, and you visited me.” (Matt 25:37)   These are words that Criminal Justice & Mercy Ministries takes to heart. With Oklahoma being the state with the highest incarceration rate in the ...

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