The Oklahoma United Methodist Conference Contact Digest
Volume 6, Number 11, October 5, 2018
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Facing racism with grace and truth
What started as a civil rights tour on Thursday had by Sunday become something much more personal to the 44 children, women and men who experienced the second year of Get on the Bus.
Moving Forward
The General Conference taking place in February 2019 will determine how the United Methodist Church will approach human sexuality. Simply put, the General Conference will decide whether or not to allow people who are openly gay to be married in United Methodist congregations or to serve as clergy.
New home offers shelter, hope for foster children
Foster siblings living in northcentral Oklahoma have a better chance of being placed together thanks to a spacious new home built by Circle of Care. The Vera Mae Home in Alva held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 12.
NSO CEO honored for making a difference
Stacey Ninness, president and CEO of Neighborhood Services Organization, will be honored as one of 50 Making a Difference during the Journal Record’s Woman of the Year Awards Gala on Thursday, Oct. 11.
CJAMM honors OCU program director with Stan Basler Award
On Tuesday, Sept. 11 the Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries (CJAMM) hosted a Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction to help support the continuing work of CJAMM and to present the annual Stan Basler Award.

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