Cookson Hills fishing derby
"Fishers of Men"
Cookson Hills Center
March 31-April 2
• Fishing derby on Lake Tenkiller
• Wild game dinner, spring work projects, more at the mission center
More information: Bill Nygard, president of Green Country District United Methodist Men, 918-752-8080
Debbie Humphrey, interim director of Cookson Hills, 918-457-5181
H.O.P.E. for a Changing Church
Attend a regional workshop on hospitality and discipleship.
• Feb. 22, Pawhuska UMC
• Feb. 23, Fairview UMC at Slapout
• Feb. 25, Coalgate UMC
• Feb. 26, Anadarko-First
Sign up at www.okumc.org/hope
VBS showcase in Tulsa
In Tulsa, a free workshop Feb. 25 will help Vacation Bible School leaders develop their plans and preview VBS materials.
EvaMarie Campbell will lead the event, at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, from 9 a.m. to noon in Jubilee Center. She is that church’s minister to elementary school children.
Showcased will be "Hero Central," Cokesbury’s VBS curriculum for 2017. Children will go on adventures with Bible heroes such as David and Abigail. Psalm 34:14 is the key verse: Do good! Seek peace and go after it!
Reservations are requested. Contact Rev. Campbell at 918-699-0120 or EvaMarieCampbell@BostonAvenue.org.
PHOTO BY HOLLY MCCRAY
AWARD DEADLINES NEAR — Outstanding ministries by churches and individuals earn recognition on the Conference level — and inspire others serving Christ. Find details and deadlines to apply for these at www.okumc.org/awards. In 2016, Duncan-St. Paul’s UMC was named a "Ray of Light" in the Wichitas District by the Small-Membership Church Commission and the UM Rural Fellowship & Advocates. David Griffin, left, and Pastor Andrew Haire accepted on behalf of St. Paul’s.
Summit scheduled for educators
Christian educators throughout the Oklahoma Conference are invited to a time of visioning on Feb. 27 at Oklahoma City University.
Leslie Long will lead the summit as the group discusses future training, fellowship, nurture, and faith formation in the Conference. Rev. Dr. Long is associate professor of religious education at OCU.
"Christians Engaged in Faith Formation Summit" will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
RSVP to EvaMarie Campbell, 918-699-0120 or EvaMarieCampbell@BostonAvenue.org.