On June 7, summer office hours will begin for the United Methodist Ministry Center in Oklahoma City. The Church’s headquarters building will be open Mondays through Thursdays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on Fridays.
Regular hours of operation, Monday through Friday, will resume on Aug. 30.
"Peace with Justice Sunday" is set for May 30.
Oklahoma Conference Treasurer Brian Bakeman said 50 percent of this special offering is retained to fund related ministries within the state, and half supports the denomination’s advocacy work for peace and justice around the world.
Rev. Bakeman also reported the total gifts given in April for two special offerings: Native American Awareness Sunday, $2,742; and One Great Hour of Sharing, $14,876.
In June, five Oklahoma churches will welcome the Praise Team from The Church of the Resurrection in Voronezh, Russia.
The musicians will perform concerts in both English and Russian languages at:
Contact Gloria Helmuth at Tulsa-Christ Church, 918-510-0150.
Dates and locations of the Bishop’s Retreats for clergy: Sept. 19-21 at Canyon Camp; Sept. 21-23 at Cross Point Camp; and Sept. 23-25 at Camp Egan.
Each retreat begins in the evening and concludes at noon. Information will be mailed after July 1 to clergy members.