OIMC News

Giving Tuesday

When you make an online donation on December 1 your gift will multiply! For one day only, on December 1, 2015 as part of UMC #GivingTuesday, gifts made to Parish Partners, Native American Children’s Fund or Church Extension, through Advance #583634 (PP), #583581 (NACF) or #583633 (CE) will be matched.* As always, when you give to…

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2015 Youth mission team

The Council on Local Church Ministries will once again be sending a youth and young adult mission team to Sager Brown  July 5-10, 2015.  For those youth that would be interested in participating, they must be in high school, grades 9 through 12, and submit an essay as to:  why they would like to participate…

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Tash Smith’s: Capture These Indians for the Lord Available

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Tash Smith’s book is available on Amazon (click here to purchase). In 1844, on the heels of the final wave of the forced removal of thousands of Indians from the southern United States to what is now Oklahoma, the Southern Methodist Church created a separate organization known as the Indian Mission Conference to oversee its…

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Conference youth organize for 2014-2015

The CCYM (Conference Council on Youth Ministry) held their organization meeting Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Kaney Chapel UMC. The following officers were elected to lead the conference youth this program year: President – Nacona Williford, Hunting Horse UMC Vice-President – Victoria Reyes, Tohwali UMC Secretary – Freedom Coker, Kaney Chapel UMC Worship – Julia…

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Sager Brown Stories: Charlotte Johnson

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My experience at the 2014 Sager Brown Mission trip was amazing. Not only did I get the opportunity to bond with my fellow OIMC members but I was also given the chance to revisit an old homestead that I was raised on for a few years. The car ride up there and back was something…

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Sager Brown Stories: Brittany Cuevas

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We had the best time getting to know each other, I am so proud I have had the chance to participate. We all grew stronger physically, mentally, and spiritually. I enjoyed sharing a space with the ladies Charlotte Johnson and Kathryn Allen. I know that they will be successful in life’s pursuits they already show…

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Southeast Region Youth Organize for new program year

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The Southeast Region Youth held their organizational meeting for the program year 2014-2015 by electing officers and sitting calendar dates. Elected to lead the youth for the new program year are: President, Victoria Reyes, Tohwali UMC; Vice-President, Erika Taylor, Goodwater UMC; Secretary, Andrew Amos, Tohwali UMC; Worship, Mika Taylor, Goodwater UMC; CCYM Representative, Valentina Reyes,…

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Identity and Culture Key Part of Growing Native Ministries

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(Oklahoma City) — Oklahoma is home to 39 federally recognized tribes and holds the second greatest percentage of Native Americans in the country, according to the United States Census. Ministering to this unique population requires a great understanding of culture and history. “Our Native people long for community and fellowship,” said the Rev. David Wilson,…

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Northeast Region Youth Organize for 2014-2015

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The Northeast Region Youth held their organizational meeting for the program year 2014-2015 August 2nd at Fife Indian UMC. They elected their officers for the program year and chose the theme for each of the rallies. Officers elected were: President, Julia Spottedbird, D.D. Etchieson UMC; Vice President, Blue Haase, New Hope UMC; Secretary, Freedom Coker,…

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Weleetka Indian UMC Revival Planned

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The ministry team for Weleetka Indian UMC has scheduled a revival for October 19-21st. Speakers will be: Sunday: Reverend Clarence Yarholar Monday: Reverend Anna Stilwell Tuesday: Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr. Services will begin at 7:00 p.m. each night. Devotional leaders will: Little Cussetah UMC; Davis Chapel UMC; Concharty UMC, respectively. View Larger Map

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