Annual Conference 2019 to feature Rev. Amy Valdez Barker

From serving on global boards of the United Methodist Church as a teenager to helping congregations develop data-driven strategies for engaging with their communities, Rev. Dr. Amy Valdez Barker has spent more than a decade helping churches connect to the people around them.

 

Registration open for the 2019 Oklahoma Annual Conference

The 2019 Annual Conference will take place May 27-30 on the Oklahoma City University campus in Oklahoma City with a memorial service at OKC-Wesley and the ordination service at OKC-St. Luke’s. This year’s special offering will benefit the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference.

 

Plan Ahead for Native American Ministries Sunday, May 5

Native American Ministries Sunday celebrates and supports the 157 Native American United Methodist churches that are part of the denomination. On May 5, our special offering helps directly support Native American congregations to authentically minister with their communities and provides scholarships for Native American seminary students.

 

El Reno churches partner together for blessing boxes

El Reno-Wesley installed the city’s first Blessing Box in July 2018. El Reno-Ellison and Indian Fellowship UMC soon joined in the mission, allowing for the placement of more boxes.

 

Mission and Ministry: Office of Mission

The Oklahoma Conference has been working on formalizing covenant partnerships in ministry and mission with FIVE conferences within our Methodist family: Bolivia, Eastern Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Ukraine.

 

OKUMC Briefs and Events

 

Apportionment readout for the first quarter to be published in May
Great Plains response teams bring hope to flooded Nebraska towns
Judicial Council to rule on constitutionality of petitions passed during GC2019
Ministry in a Minute

OCU: Nearly $500,000 in scholarships available for new BSN, MSN students
OKUMC Camps now hiring summer workers
Passages
Seminary's probation lifted by the Higher Learning Commission

 

 

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