Mission and Ministry

Church History
From left, John Golombie, Chickasaw Czarina Colbert Conlan and Choctaw Joseph Oklahombi are pictured at Oklahombi's home near Wright City, Oklahoma in 1921. Oklahombi was the most decorated World War I soldier from Oklahoma. Photo by Hopkins, courtesy of the Oklahoma Historical Society.

Honoring WWI code talker, Native veterans

One of the most decorated war heroes from Oklahoma served as a code talker in World War I and is buried at Yasho United Methodist Church cemetery.
Mission and Ministry
The Rev. David Wilson from the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference visits a home damaged by two recent snowstorms and subsequent flooding on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Photo by Ginny Underwood, UM News.

United Methodists offer lifeline to reservation

Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference, UMCOR step in to help Pine Ridge Indian Reservation after devastating snowstorms.
Theology and Education
John Wesley portrait from the U.S. Library of Congress, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons (altered from original)

Ask The UMC: Are we saved if accepting God's grace happens gradually and not in one specific moment?

United Methodists understand that people have different experiences of awakening and turning to God. Both John and Charles Wesley had memorable, heart-warming experiences of God's grace.
Mission and Ministry
An educator from the Alliance Biblique de Côte d'Ivoire conducts a public health lesson on AIDS in the sanctuary at Jerusalem Parish United Methodist Church in Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire in this November 2008 file photo. Preventive education is among the topics that will be discussed during the United Methodist Global HIV/AIDS Committee West Africa Summit May 19-21 in Abidjan. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Dealing with AIDS in West Africa

May 19-21 summit in Côte d’Ivoire will encourage United Methodists in the region to create their own plans of action for this continuing health crisis.

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