Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church

Annual Conference 2013 <br>Ordained and commissioned clergy


Photos here show clergy commissioned and also welcomed on Recognition of Orders during Annual Conference, on May 28 at OKC-St. Luke’s. With them are Bishop Robert Hayes Jr. and Linda Harker, wearing red stoles. Rev. Harker chairs the Board of Ordained Ministry. Above, new provisional elders are, from left, Philip T. Hodson, (Harker), Chris Symes, Kristiane Smith, Rusty L. Husted, (Hayes), Kip Heatley, Patience K. Mutiso, Gary Haynes, Cheryl Newton, Nathan Mills, and Jana Dawn Hogg.

From far left: With Harker and Hayes, Cali Depue Eck, center, is a new provisional deacon.Garrett Drake and Semaj Vanzant, left and right, were received on Recognition of Orders.

Photos here show clergy ordained during Annual Conference, on May 29 at OKC-St. Luke’s. With them are Bishop Hayes, in white robe, and Rev. Harker, with red stole. Above, newly ordained elders are, from front left, Sandra Reeves Shepherd, Josue Araujo, James Bruce Perkin II, Matthew D. Franks, Daniel Dennison, (Harker and Hayes), Tiffany Ann Smith, Linda Lusnia, Aaron Christopher Tiger, and Barbara A. Fyffe.

Newly ordained deacons are Josephine E. Kee-Rees and Yvonne Marie Buchanan (front left and right) and Peter J. White (center back).
Photos by Holly McCray


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