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The Oklahoma United Methodist Conference Contact Digest
Volume 6, Number 3, March 2, 2018

Apportionment Update
Churches sent $12.8 million in Apportionments supporting ministries in and beyond the Oklahoma Conference in 2017. They funded 88.46 percent of the total budget of $14.5 million.
In Catoosa, all find seats at The Table
Rectangles of brightly colored confetti burst from a cannon Feb. 11, in celebration of The Table, a resurrected United Methodist community in Catoosa. The Table is a satellite of Owasso-First UMC.
Partnering in mission for God
An upcoming visit to Annual Conference by Chile’s new Methodist bishop will spotlight Oklahoma United Methodists’ interest in a partnership with that South American country.
Summer camps’ new names signify other changes
A new approach to youth leadership camps begins this summer in the Oklahoma Conference. The change starts with their names: LEAD. The redesigned camps will focus on creating young leaders with unique, measurable skills.
Keith Howard tapped to lead Circle of Care
Following an extensive search, Circle of Care has named Keith Howard of Tulsa as new president and CEO, effective April 2. He will succeed Don Batson, who is retiring. Howard has worked in the field of children and family services since 2004.

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Other links:
Resources and Response to School Violence from OKUMC leaders.
National and Worldwide news from the United Methodist Church.


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