You Are Invited
Prepatory Meeting of the Oklahoma Delegation and Bishop Nunn
St. Luke's UMC in the Christian Life Center on October 5
Dear Oklahoma United Methodist Family,
We are sending updated information about the special meeting we will be having at OKC-St. Luke’s UMC, that will present the issues surrounding the special called session of General Conference in February. You are invited to attend, to watch via live stream, or view the video of the OKUMC meeting on the conference website. Here is the live streaming link for the Oct.5 event, which will be from 2-4:00 pm: https://www.okumc.org/gcdiscussion. If you can't attend or watch via livestream, the video discussion and handout(s) will be available at the same link on Tuesday, Oct. 9. If you plan to attend St. Luke’s, please register with the link in paragraph three below.
On February 22-24, 2019, a special called General Conference will be held in St. Louis, Mo. with the purpose of discerning the direction our church will go regarding the Human Sexuality questions we have debated over many years. We encourage every United Methodist in Oklahoma to be in prayer concerning this conference. We also have available a weekly devotion (written by Oklahoma leaders) that can supplement your prayer time. Use the following links to subscribe to that resource. Here's the link to sign up for the weekly devotions: https://okumc-reg.brtapp.com/28WeeksActsDevotions and the link to the archived devotions: http://okumc-email.brtapp.com/archivearea/329.
We would also like to invite you to attend a presentation about the plans that are scheduled to be presented at the called General Conference. This discussion and presentation will have members of the Oklahoma delegation present as well as Bishop Nunn. This important gathering will be held on Friday, Oct. 5 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at St Luke’s UMC Christian Life Center (CLC) in Oklahoma City. There will be no charge to attend, however if you plan on attending we need you to register so that we have adequate seating and handouts for all. Please use the following link to register your attendance for this meeting:
If you are not able to be present, we plan to live stream this important discussion in the life of our denomination. A link to the live stream will be provided on the conference website and sent by email to you as we get closer to the date.
We want to thank you for your prayers, concerns and continued commitment to our beloved church. As challenging as this discussion may be to some, it also offers us hope for a future that will best reflect our ongoing commitment to making disciples for the transformation of the world. We look forward to seeing many of you on the 5th.
Rev. Linda Harker, Chair Oklahoma Delegation
Rev. Joseph Harris, Assistant to Bishop Nunn
Dr. Don Kim, Oklahoma Delegation