Volume 4, Number 13, September 23, 2016
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In this edition


Bishop's Corner

Oklahoma City University

  • 2016 Willson Lectures

Saint Paul School of Theology

Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation insights

Save the date

Check the Conference Calendar for details and more events.
  • Free Addiction Seminars — Oct. 13, Nov. 10, OKC-Wesley UMC
  • UMW Annual Meeting, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, OKC-St. Luke's
  • Northern Prairie District Women's Retreat, Oct. 8, Perry-First UMC, Register: perryumc@sbcglobal.net
  • Wesley Foundation at OSU ground breaking, Oct. 8, Stillwater, OK, wesleyosu.com/groundbreaking
  • Egan Golf Tournament, Oct. 10, LaFortune Park Golf Course, Tulsa, www.egancrc.org
  • Multisite Forum, Oct. 13, Edmond-St. Luke's UMC,
  • Retired clergy retreat, Oct. 10-12, Canyon Camp
  • Bishop installation, Oct. 23, Tulsa-Asbury UMC

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Tulsa church and agency
cook up good

Starlette Pryor was one of the first clients at a new south Tulsa food pantry that opened Aug. 30 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 6767 S. Mingo Road.

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Saint Paul School of Theology

President helps dedicate
new mission statement

The scene of worshippers in a cozy circle beneath high, multi-hued sanctuary windows Aug. 30 showed the remarkable gift of community that is part of Saint Paul seminary life at Oklahoma City University.

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Saint Paul School of Theology

Tulsa pastor completes
Course of Study

On Aug. 4, Bill Welch of Tulsa concluded a special journey in ministry that began in Spring 2007. Saint Paul School of Theology congratulates him for graduating from that United Methodist seminary's Course of Study (COS) program for Local Pastors.

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Rotating worship events
help 5 churches bond

When they were organized, Missional Areas of the Heartland District were tasked with collaborating on projects. The Missional Area that consisted of Cogar, Friendship, Minco-First, Tuttle-First, and Union City churches decided to worship together -- and not for just one service.

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