Volume 5, Number 5, April 14, 2017
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Passing the Baton
April 26-27
Workshop about pastoral transitions

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In this edition


Bishop's Corner

Oklahoma City University

Saint Paul School of Theology

Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation insights

Save the date

Check the Conference Calendar for details and more events.
  • UMW-Spiritual Growth Retreat, April 21-23, Canyon Camp
  • Circle of Care Centennial Celebration, April 29, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City

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Accrediting agency sanctions Saint Paul

Saint Paul School of Theology must address issues that caused the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to change the United Methodist seminary's status to "Accredited —on Probation."

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Home Church concept
makes debut in Ardmore

Welcome home.

Members of a new United Methodist group mean exactly that when they invite others to join them in Ardmore. Home Church meets weekly in somebody's living room.

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Tulsa retreat on race
examines current attitudes

Reactions proved the value of the recent retreat "Get on the Bus to Tulsa: Let's Talk About Race." The three-day Tulsa event in late March, filled with workshops, dynamic worship, and frank discussions, received great reviews.

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Bishop's assistant trains
in Holy Land

When Pam Weatherford learned she was invited to the Holy Land by the General Council on Finance & Administration (GCFA), she was incredulous.

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El Reno church runs
to fund mission work

May 6 marks the fourth year that El Reno-Wesley UMC will hold the Bun Run, a fun run/walk that helps fund the church's mission service trip to Rio Bravo, Mexico, to work with Manos Juntas and local mission projects.

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