Volume 5, Number 7, May 26, 2017
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Bishop's Corner

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation insights

Save the date

Check the Conference Calendar for details and more events.
  • Oklahoma Annual Conference, May 30-June 1, St. Luke's UMC, Oklahoma City University
  • United Methodist Ministry Center summer hours begin June 5
  • Mission u, July 21-23, Oklahoma City University
  • Young Adult Retreat, July 21-23, Camp Egan (www.okcamps.org)
  • Awaken 2017 (worship convocation), July 24-27, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • South Central Jurisdiction Mission Academy (VIM and disaster response), Sept. 10-13,Aurora, Nebraska
  • Fall Willson Lecture Series, Oct. 19, Oklahoma City University

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Commission on a Way Forward

Praying our way forward

For seven days, May 28-June 3, every person in the Oklahoma Conference is called to pray intentionally for the mission of the Church and the work of the Commission on a Way Forward.

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Circle of Care champions Oklahoma children

Donors with hearts of gold gave $160,000 to Circle of Care as the ministry for children and youths marked its golden anniversary with a gala event April 29.

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Newest superintendent
shares her story

I've always found the passage in Matthew 4:19 a pretty amazing call story. "Follow me, and I will make you fish for people." I wish that I could visit with those disciples so I could understand how, on the basis of less than a dozen words spoken to them by Jesus, they leave everything and follow him.

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New room to have a ball

The ribbon cut, the children rushed to the balls inside the big new building when Edmond-Chinese International United Methodist Church (EIC UMC) officially opened the multipurpose space. Two tables of treats didn't slow them.

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Road trip ahead for summer day camps

A team of young adults is packing for an inaugural Voyage: a two-month summer road trip, crisscrossing Oklahoma, directing a mobile day camp at eight host churches— from Heavener to Duncan, Blackwell to Ada, and more.

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