For Clergy: Why consider serving in the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma?

Since 1837, the Episcopal Church in Oklahoma has attracted mission-minded clergy to new and satisfying engagements of the Gospel.  While we come from diverse backgrounds, we are united in proclaiming ourselves to be the Oklahoma branch of the Jesus Movement.  We are mindful of the deep and painful wake of our past, including the Trail of Tears as well as the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995.  Today, the virtues of service, honor, and kindness are celebrated as the "Oklahoma Standard" to which many local business and organizations have pledged themselves.  

We come to this time of Diocesan transition in good health -- spiritually, organizationally and financially.  As you consider the stewardship of your ordination vows, we invite you to discern with us.  Please take a look at the clergy openings that follow:

  • Now Receiving names: Please feel free to respond.  All interested candidates should submit a resume, OTM portfolio, and cover letter to the Rev. Canon Eric Cooter at
     - Holland Hall School Middle School Chaplain - 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. To apply, complete the online application at this link HERE.

         - St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Midwest City - 3/4 time Rector, 1/4 time Military Missioner, profile HERE

  • Not yet receiving names - contact Canon Eric with your questions.  Please DO NOT contact the parish at this time.
  • No longer receiving names - Contact Canon Eric with your questions.  You will be contacted should the process re-open.

                 -Norman, St. John's

  • Completed Searches
            - Ada, St. Luke's: The Rev. Tammy Wooliver
            - Bartlesville, St. Luke's: The Rev. Nick Phares
            - Duncan, All Saints': The Rev. David Galletley
            - Lawton, St. Andrews: The Rev. Stephanie Jenkins, Rector
            - McAlester, All Saints': The Rev. Janie Koch to serve as Vicar
            - Oklahoma City, St. Paul's Cathedral: The Rev. Katie Churchwell, Dean
            - Ponca City, Grace: The Rev. Caleb Roberts, Rector
            - Tulsa, St. Luke: The Rev. John Rule, Vicar
            - Tulsa, Trinity Church: The Rev. Dr. W. Lee Domenick, Rector
            - Tulsa, St. John's: TBA
             -Tulsa, Saint Simeon's Senior Living Community: The Rev. Susanne Methven

    If you have any questions, please contact the Canon to the Ordinary, the Rev. Canon Eric Cooter, directly via email at or via phone at (405) 232-4820.

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