Signs of change
Their work is reflected in guiding principles of the Conference’s Strategic Plan:
Right, outside OKC- Cornerstone Church on Nov. 4 are co-pastors Diana Pruitt and Steven Brant. The merger of Ridgecrest and May Avenue churches, with similar worship numbers, created Cornerstone. It meets at the former May Avenue location.
Lower photo: In McAlester, the former Christ UMC closed in June to become a mission outreach center of First UMC. In 2009, the merger of Grand Avenue and Wesley churches formed First UMC.