Volume 4, Number 17, December 16, 2016
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In this edition

Articles

Elk City youths
school all in service

The youth are the future of our church. The young people of Elk City United Methodist Church quash that stale phrase. They absolutely are the church now.

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Social media connects Heritage to lots of neighbors

To increase visibility in the Broken Arrow community, Heritage UMC turned its Pumpkin Patch from a simple fall fundraiser into an intentional ministry outreach and, using social media for promotion, realized "incredible" results. Each weekend the Patch was open, Heritage held events designed specifically to invite the community to join in the fun on its property.

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Deaconess loves role in Tulsa

Retired school teacher Melanie Dewey wanted to serve the church, but she knew ordained ministry was not for her.

Instead, she became a deaconess at her home church, Tulsa-Centenary.

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Oklahomans join group in 'ministry of memory'

Celebrating Ted Campbell for distinguished service, organizing for 2017-2020, welcoming new board members, and blessing Bishop Jeremiah Park as he set off on a special mission to Mongolia highlighted the first meeting of the new four-year cycle for the General Commission on Archives & History (GCAH).

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