Diocese of Oklahoma

Diocese of Oklahoma

Articles

August 15, 2017

By: The Rev. Mary Koppel

On a Sunday night in April, Vicki, a retired teacher, called me. I could hear from her tone that she was frustrated. I asked her what she wanted to talk about and she answered: “I think that we need to do something for our teachers here in Miami, Oklahoma. With all these budget cuts and loss of...

July 13, 2017

More than 1,300 teenagers gathered as the sun was setting at the Oklahoma City National Memorial on July 12 for a candlelight vigil. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Edmond, Oklahoma] As the sun began to set July 12 on Oklahoma City, Episcopal youth...

February 28, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma] In the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, mission and ministry appear in many forms.

Whether it’s All Saints’ in Miami’s Teacher’s Toolbox (providing a school supplies bank to support local teachers); St. Christopher’s in Midwest City’s Disaster Response Team...

November 21, 2016

Youth participate in the Acceptance Youth Summit at Trinity Episcopal Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photo: Trinity Episcopal Church

[Trinity Episcopal Church] This year has seen unrest and social divides brought to the forefront of the national news.  With the many conflicting and...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma] Last September, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby called for a meeting of the Primates of the Anglican Communion to occur at Canterbury this week. The Primates of 38 Anglican provinces, including our own Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry, were...

December 17, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma] The Rt. Rev. Edward J. Konieczny, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, was recently recognized by the Oklahoma Universal Human Rights Alliance for his outstanding human rights achievement. The mission of the Oklahoma Universal Rights Alliance is to be...

April 17, 2015

The Field of Empty Chairs at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum includes a chair for each life lost, including 19 smaller chairs for the children who died in the Federal Building by Timothy McVeigh, an act of domestic terrorism that also injured 600 others. Photo: Mary...

March 20, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has joined the roster the plenary speakers at a special Episcopal Church gathering, Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence April 9-11 at the Reed...

October 17, 2013

My name is Jim Kee-Rees, and I am the Native American Missioner for the Diocese of Oklahoma and Vicar of Whirlwind Mission of the Holy Family in Watonga, Oklahoma.  Whirlwind Mission was founded by the Rev. David Pendleton Oakerhater, and is named after members of the Whirlwind family, who...

October 17, 2013

Thanks to a New Opportunities Grant, a new partnership between the Native American ministries of the United Methodist Church (UMC) and the Episcopal Church is starting to take shape in Oklahoma. The UMC has matched the funds offered by our own Office of Indigenous Ministries, enabling planning...

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