Announcements

History & Legacy of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Thursday, 08 April 2021
Phil Armstrong, Project Director for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission, will enlighten, educate and inform participants about the history and legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Participants will learn about Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District, the storied “Black Wall Street,” including the massacre and its impact on Oklahoma and the nation (This is an online presentation on April 10, 2021 at noon CST).
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Prison Missioner Update

Monday, 05 April 2021
The Reverend Nancy Brock, our Prison Missioner at the diocesan office for the past seventeen years, will be transitioning from a full-time to a part-time role on July 1.
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Supply Clergy

Monday, 05 April 2021
As we enter into Post-Easter and Summer holiday seasons and the need for Supply Clergy arises, our new Supply Clergy List (with rates) is available on the Diocesan website on the “For Congregations” page under the “Resources” tab. If you are looking for Supply Clergy, please make sure you are reaching out to the clergy on this list FIRST. Only after you have reached out to those on the list and are still unable to find supply, you may reach out to the Canon to the Ordinary’s Office.
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Holy Week Services & Bishop Message

Monday, 29 March 2021
Watch Bishop Poulson's Easter Message 2021 and join him and Dean Churchwell for Holy Week services at St. Paul's Cathedral, Oklahoma City or online on the Diocesan YouTube and Facebook Page
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More Tech Tutorials

Wednesday, 24 March 2021
The Diocesan Ministry Partners Team is offering more tech tutorials in response to the great turn out for the last one! The next series of workshops will include tutorials on how to you Google Suites, Instagram, Canva, Zoom 2.0, advanced FaceBook and digital storytelling across platforms!
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Planned Giving Cohort

Monday, 22 March 2021
We are excited to announce a partnership with the Episcopal Church Foundation to encourage and enhance our Diocese's planned giving efforts. This new program will establish a planned giving cohort of five selected congregations based on their application.
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St. John's, Norman calls Rector

Monday, 15 March 2021
St. John’s Episcopal Church in Norman, Oklahoma calls the Rev. James Detrich as their new Rector. 
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New Hope Sunday

Friday, 12 March 2021
New Hope Oklahoma is gearing up for an exciting summer serving children with one or both parents behind bars in Oklahoma. New Hope began as an outreach ministry of the Episcopal Church in 1992 serving children at St. Crispin’s through summer camps. Now as a non-profit organization supported by Episcopal churches and Episcopalians throughout the state, New Hope serves hundreds of children annually through case management, after-school programs, family events, and summer camps.
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Diocesan Archives Receives Grant

Tuesday, 09 March 2021
The Oklahoma Historical Society is proud to announce that the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma and Preservation Oklahoma Inc. have been awarded grants through the Oklahoma Heritage Preservation Grant Program.
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St. Christopher's, Midwest City Opening

Monday, 01 March 2021
St. Christopher's, Midwest City is receiving names for the search process for their next Rector and Military Missioner through 5/1/21.
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Georgia Lynn Henry Gates Endowed Scholarship

Wednesday, 24 February 2021
The Diocese of Oklahoma has received an abundance of funds for camp scholarships in Georgia Gates' name. As a result we are thrilled to announce the creation of the Georgia Lynn Gates Scholarship Endowment. All we need is $5,000 more to complete the fund. Consider giving today!
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Holland Hall Chaplain Job Opening

Monday, 08 February 2021
Holland Hall seeks a passionate, committed chaplain who is energized by work with students, faculty, and families to serve in a full-time capacity during the academic year. Interested candidates must enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment with students ranging in age from nine to fourteen with specific acumen in the classroom, including classroom management, assessment design, feedback, and clear, frequent communication with students and families. This position will work in concert with the upper school chaplain, middle school head, counselors, and faculty.
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Podcast Episode 37: The Very Rev. Katie Churchwell

Wednesday, 03 February 2021

This episode features the Very Rev. Katie Churwell the new Dean at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Oklahoma City. Sarah sat down with Dean Katie and did a “get to know you” session with the bright, kind and energetic Dean. They chatted about her upbringing in Arizona, her call to the priesthood, and all things ministry from pop-up prayer to St. Paul’s. 


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Bishop's Appeal Check Presentation

Tuesday, 26 January 2021
The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma raised $164,108.97 to support the feeding ministry of Historic Vernon AME Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma!
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Diocesan Newsletter January 22nd, 2021

Friday, 22 January 2021

Diocesan Newsletter January 22nd, 2021

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Christian Formation Happy Hour

Thursday, 14 January 2021
Join the Diocesan Christian Formation team for a one hour presentation/discussion once a month on topics in Formation Ministry on each Second Monday of the Month at 5:30PM. Bring your favorite snack and drink!
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Bishop Appoints Nate Carr as Vicar of St. John's

Thursday, 14 January 2021
The Rt. Rev. Poulson Reed, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma recently announced the appointment of the Rev. Nate Carr as the new part-time Vicar of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Oklahoma City.
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Children’s Chapel Online

Friday, 08 January 2021
In 2021 the Ministry Partners Team at the Diocese of Oklahoma is beginning a series of partnerships with various churches around the Diocese to bring you new digital content.
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Foundation Awards $700 to Local Episcopal Church

Monday, 21 December 2020
(OKLAHOMA CITY) – This winter, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation is helping provide warm meals to homebound elderly citizens by awarding $51,600 in grants to 40 area churches and organizations that prepare and deliver mobile meals through Meals on Wheels Oklahoma City, including Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. In addition, the Foundation is awarding $5,000 each to Meals on Wheels of Norman and Edmond Mobile Meals to support seniors in their areas.
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Bishop's Appeal Update

Thursday, 17 December 2020
EXCITING NEWS!!! We have hit our first match of $50,000!!! AND due to The Ron and Carole Woods Foundation's generosity, we can match an additional $10,000! Making our new total of $120,000! Please continue to give to this year's Bishop's Annual Appeal that will benefit Historic Vernon AME Church! DONATE TODAY AT www.epiok.org/bishops-appeal.
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The Rev. Susanne Methven to Saint Simeon's

Wednesday, 09 December 2020
The Rev. Susanne Methven takes new call at Saint Simeon's Senior Living Community in Tulsa, OK
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OKLAHOMA RAISES FUNDS FOR A.M.E. CHURCH IN TULSA

Wednesday, 02 December 2020
EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF OKLAHOMA RAISES FUNDS FOR A.M.E. CHURCH IN TULSA
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2020 Bishop's Appeal

Tuesday, 24 November 2020
When we prayerfully considered how best to use the Bishop’s Appeal this year, and what faith-based organizations in Oklahoma (Episcopalian or not) were sacrificially serving those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, one stood above the rest. Historic Vernon A.M.E. Church in Tulsa has served over 190,000 meals in their community since March 2020 through meals and bags of groceries.
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