Resources

CHILDREN AND YOUTH PROTECTION PLAN OF THE OKLAHOMA INDIAN MISSIONARY CONFERENCE
In 2002, following the approval of a resolution at the 2001 Annual Conference to the Bishops Initiative on Children and Poverty, ministry for children and youth was placed as a high priority. Phase I was put in place in the fall of 2003. Phase II was implemented in 2005. You can find the Phase II information and application here.
OIMC MISSION INTERPRETERS

A Team of approximately 24 trained laity and clergy are available for mission saturation events, local church itineration and other special events. Requests can be made through the OIMC Office of Promotion/Interpretation. the cost for the interpreters includes transportation, meals and lodging. Interpreters receive no honorariums.

“FAITH THAT ENDURES”

A video promoting the OIMC for Parish-Partners. Features four ministries of the conference and tells why the General Advance is so important to the life of OIMC. Available through United Methodist Commuinications, annual conference resource centers and the OIMC office.

THE OIMC “ADVOCATE”

The conference newspaper is published every two months and keeps members and friends informed about what is happening across the conference. Available through subscription.

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 1994 ISSUE OF “NEW WORLD OUTLOOK”

This particular issue highlights the 150th anniversary of the OIMC. Stories and photos of the history and current life of OIMC is featured. Issues are available through the OIMC office and through the Mission Education department of the General Board of Global Ministries.

FEBRUARY/MARCH 1998 ISSUE OF “THE INTERPRETER”

This issue highlights each of the three Missionary Conferences of The United Methodist Church and helps explain the history and purpose for existence. Issues available through United Methodist Communications.

OTHER RESOURCES AVAILABLE:
OIMC CDs AVAILABLE
With our Voices: Singing our historical witness of faith. CD of Native Tribal hymns recorded at the June 2001 Annual Conference in Preston, Oklahoma. Various tribes from across the OIMC are represented including Ponca, Kiowa, Cherokee, and Creek.  All of the songs are now available for download online.