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2015 Annual Conference

May 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

OKLAHOMA INDIAN MISSIONARY CONFERENCE 2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE Southwest Regional Center Anadarko, Oklahoma June 4-7, 2015 “For Such a Time as This” Esther 4:14 Thursday, June 4 1:00 P.M. Registration 3:30 P.M. Laity Session Tabernacle 3:45 P.M. Clergy Executive Session Ware’s Chapel UMC 5:30 P.M. Supper 7:00 P.M. Worship Leader Mr. Sam Samuel, III Native Hymn Singing Southwest Region Tribal Song Leader Mr. Eddie Onco 7:30 P.M. Opening Worship Service Preacher: Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr. Sermon Title: “The Sin of Silence” Scripture: Esther 4:14; Luke 19:37-40 Special Music OIMC Annual Conference Choir Service of Holy Communion Offering: The offering this evening will go to help defray costs for youth and adult leaders to attend Youth 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Friday, June 5 7:30 A.M. Breakfast Cabins 7 and 8 Lay Missioners Gathering Cabin 9 9:00 A.M. Fellowship Singing Mr. Sam Samuel, III 9:15 A.M. Morning Devotions UMYF 9:30 A.M. Call to Order Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr. Roll Call—Lay and Clergy Delegate Setting the Bar of the Conference Election of Conference Secretary’s Assistants Election of Tellers Mr. Paul Tecumseh Rev. Sharon Yeahquo Mr. Jim Chalakee Election of Courtesy Committee: Ms. Avery LeClair Mrs. Debra Wesley Ms. Lucy Tonemah Adoption of Agenda 9:50 A.M. Journal Committee Report 9:55 A.M. Election of General and Jurisdictional Delegates Bishop Hayes 10:15 A.M. Conference Superintendent’s Report Rev. David Wilson 10:35 A.M. BREAK 10:50 A.M. District Superintendent’s Composite Report Rev. Margaret Johnson 11:00 A.M. Conference Bd. Of Laity/Lay Leader Mr. Jim Chalakee 11:20 A.M. Oklahoma Conference Representative 11:25 A.M. Conference United Methodist Women Mrs. Beverly Parker 11:40 A.M. Oklahoma City University Rev. Dr. Charles Neff 11:55 A.M. Courtesy Committee/Announcements 12:00 P.M. Lunch Order of Elders Luncheon Cabin 1 1:30 P.M. Fellowship Singing Mr. Sam Samuel, III 1:45 P.M. Cokesbury Representative 1:55 P.M. Saint Paul School of Theology Dr. Sharon Howell 2:05 P.M. Clinton Church and Community Center Rev. Donna Pewo 2:15 P.M. Council on Local Church Ministries Rev. Judy Aaron 2:35 P.M. Board of Pensions and Health Benefits Rev. David Little 2:50 P.M. BREAK 3:10 P.M. Council on Finance & Administration Rev. David Cook 3:50 P.M. Conference Board of Trustees Rev. David Cook 4:00 P.M. Committee on Episcopacy Mrs. Vinnie Hoover 4:10 P.M. Phillips Theological Seminary Mrs. Ginny Walker 4:20 P.M. Native American Comprehensive Plan Rev. Anita Phillips 4:30 P.M. Lydia Patterson Institute Rev. Sharon Yeahquo 4:45 P.M. Courtesy Committee/Announcements 5:00 P.M. Adjourn for Supper 5:30 P.M. Supper 7:00 P.M. Native Hymn Singing Northeast Region Song Leader Mr. Newman Frank, Jr. 7:30 P.M. Worship Service Worship Leader Mr. Sam Samuel, III Memorial Service Board of Ordained Ministry Preacher: Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr. Sermon Title: “Unfaded Memories” Scripture: 1 Peter 1:3-9 Offering: The offering will go to support the ministry of Rev. Danielo Diaz Rivas, who is ministering to his Zenu’ people in Columbia. They are among many indigenoius tribes who have faced similar situations regarding the government and the Church. He is currently a student at the Perkins School of Theology at SMU. Presentation of Ministerial Candidates UMW Reception following the conclusion of the service Saturday, June 6 7:30 A.M. Breakfast Cabin 4 and 5 Clergywomen’s Breakfast Cabin 6 9:00 A.M. Fellowship Singing United Methodist Men 9:15 A.M. Morning Devotions United Methodist Women 9:30 A.M. Journal Committee Report 9:40 A.M. Conf. Interpretation/Program Report Mrs. Josephine Deere 10:00 A.M. Cookson Hills Center Rev. Meri Whitaker 10:15 A.M. United Methodist Men Mr. Merle Berryhill 10:30 A.M. BREAK 10:50 A.M. Perkins School of Theology 11:05 A.M. Nominations Committee Report Mr. Royce Wittman 11:15 A.M. Campus Ministry Board Ms. Jalisa Ross 11:35 A.M. New Fellowship Report Rev. David Wilson 11:50 A.M. Courtesy Committee 12:00 Noon Lunch Perkins Alumni Luncheon Cabin 3 1:15 P.M. 2015 Clergy Group Photo 1:30 P.M. Fellowship Singing Mr. Marcus Briggs Cloud 1:45 P.M. Conference Council on Youth Ministries Mr. Nocona Williford 2:10 P.M. 2015 OIMC Gala David Wilson and Vinnie Hoover 2:20 P.M. Report from Young Clergy Initiative 2:35 P.M. Recognition of Retirees 2:45 P.M. BREAK 3:05 P.M. Recognition of General/Jurisdictional Team Bishop Hayes 3:10 P.M. Small Table Discussions 5:00 P.M. Break for Supper 5:30 P.M. Supper Retired Clergy and Spouse Banquet Cabin 7 Conference Youth Banquet Ware’s Chapel Dining Room UMMen Banquet Cabin 9 Young Adult Banquet Cabin 8 7:00 P.M. Native Hymn Singing Southeast Region Song Leader Mrs. Kim McKinney 7:30 P.M. Devotions Conference Young Adults 7:45 P.M. Special music Offering: The offering will go to support the ministry of Rev. Danielo Diaz Rivas, who is ministering to his Zenu’ people in Columbia. They are among many indigenoius tribes who have faced similar situations regarding the government and the Church. He is currently a student at the Perkins School of Theology at SMU. Remarks: Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr. Benediction Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr. Sunday, June 7 7:30 A.M. Breakfast Cabins 1, 2 and 3 9:00 A.M. Church School Hour 10:00 A.M. Church School Report 10:15 A.M. Break 10:30 A.M. Journal Review Report Worship Leader Mr. Sam Samuel, III Tribal Song Leader Mrs. Josephine Deere Worship Service Special Music: OIMC Conference Choir Offering: This offering will go to the Southwest Region to help with the costs of hosting the 2015 annual conference session Baptisms Service of Ordination Sermon Title: “Don’t Keep God Waiting” Scripture: Luke 15:11-24 Preacher: Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr. Reading of the Appointments Benediction 12:00 Noon Lunch CHILDREN AND YOUTH SCHEDULE *Thursday, June 4, 2015 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Children’s Program Activities 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. Youth Get-together and Mixers *Friday, June 5, 2015 9:15 – 11:45 a.m. Children’s Program 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Children’s Program 9:30 – 10:30 p.m. Youth Ice Cream Social/YSF Fundraiser **Youth Silent Auction will begin Friday morning through Saturday afternoon to benefit OIMC Youth Service Fund *Saturday, June 6, 2015 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Children’s Program 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Children’s Program 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Annual Youth Banquet Cost: $5.00 per person, Church Attire 9:00-11:00 Youth Activities *Sunday, June 7, 2015 =============================================================== 9:00 a.m. Children’s Sunday School Hour Youth Sunday School Hour Adult Sunday School Hour Young Adult Sunday School Hour

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May 1, 2015
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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