Volume 5, Number 13, September 29, 2017

Cookson Hills family responds to request for specific supplies
On Aug. 31, five Oklahomans drove from Cookson to Dallas with a trailer full of specific supplies requested to aid Hurricane Harvey victims in south Texas. The storm still spun over the coastline.

The Latest from Rev. Richard Norman, Disaster Response.

Lean on me- Retirees help Youth Force make it work in Ada
Keith King met the “tech angels” when Youth Force volunteers tackled a crumbling home that didn’t even have window glass. Sometimes home work exceeds the capacity of the mighty teen forces for good that make home repairs in Oklahoma each summer.
Prepare for culture shock
Responding to a crisis call, the police officer saw little to eat yet a massive TV and hundreds of videotapes inside the flimsy home. He wondered why entertainment seemed valued over food in that family.
Two churches make history
Tulsa’s Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, which has been called “a sermon in stone,” and OKC-First United Methodist, which was dedicated before statehood, have joined four other Oklahoma locations as official United Methodist Historic Sites.
Young adult US-2 joins Restore Hope staff
A 23-year-old woman with interests in missionary work and global health has joined Restore Hope Ministries in Tulsa as a Global Mission Fellow. Cecilia Hayes, the daughter of a pastor in Texas, has taken on chaplain duties at Restore Hope Ministries in Tulsa.

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