St. Patrick's, Broken Bow
Holy God, source of healing and of peace, bless with your grace the companion dioceses of Oklahoma and Uruguay. Through our partnership one with another may we grow in mutual affection and communion, seek a more profound experience of truth, build up the Church in unity and give glory to Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen.
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IONA School of Formation Graduation
On Sunday, June 14th, the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma's IONA School of Formation held a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2015. This class is the first to complete all three years of their education and formation program in our IONA School of Formation.
Our Class of 2015 includes Bryan Beard, Laura Blazek, Glenda Marie Ford-Lee, Suzanne Mollison, Larry S. Rogers, Michael Mack Watkins and Jim D. Welch.
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Baptized, Confirmed, Received, or Reaffirmed at St. John's, Durant
By St. John's Episcopal Church, Durant
Bishop Edward Konieczny visited St. John's Church in Durant on Sunday, July 12th, for baptisms and confirmations. Father James Blagg presented two adults and three youth for baptism and presented 20 people for confirmation, reception, or reaffirmation. Not a single pew was vacant for a record attendance to welcome Bishop Ed and to support those being baptized, confirmed, received, or reaffirmed.
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Men's Choir from Church and Community
to Sing at Christ Memorial
By Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, El Reno
The Annual Community Men 's Choir will sing on August 2nd at 10:30 a.m. at Christ Memorial. This annual event offers an opportunity for men's choirs from Canterbury and surrounding churches to gather and offer music for worship.
The church is located at 500 South Barker, El Reno.
Ministry, like much of the work Jesus Christ has given us to do, is a ministry of relationships. Children, youth and adult supervisors, parents, clergy, and other volunteers come into contact with one another to share their lives, worship, have fun, and explore how their spiritual beliefs shape their lives.
Safeguarding God's People Training:
Please join us in a commemorative "roll and walk" to the Oklahoma State Capitol to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act -- a great family and community event organized, in part, by Partners graduate Ellyn Hefner.
We will meet at 9:00 a.m. at:
399 NW 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Parking lot in mid-town
We will process the 1.7 miles to the Capitol together!
The Oklahoma Parkinson's Foundation will be holding a Parkinson's 101 Event at Saint Simeon's this Wednesday, July 29th, at 4:00 p.m.
Attendees will learn about common and secondary symptoms, treatments, and 4 keys to improving quality of life in this 90-minute course designed to inform and inspire.
is to be
By the Grace of God
The Right Reverend Dr. Edward J. Konieczny
Bishop of Oklahoma
Larry Samuel Rogers
Michael Mack Watkins
Jim D. Welch
to the Sacred Order of Deacons
Thomas Andrew Dahlman
Sean Armington Ekberg
to the Sacred Order of Priests
in Christ's One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church
St. Patrick's Episcopal Church
4250 West Houston St.
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
Your Prayers and Presence are Requested
Clergy: Red Stoles
Registrations due: July 31st (next Friday)
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." - Henry Ford
The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma and Senior Ministries Committee presents the fourth annual Mind, Body, and Spirit in the 2nd Half of Life conference! This year's event will include six unique workshops on a variety of topics, and you will be able to choose three to attend.
There will also be a special luncheon speaker, tons of resources and door prizes!
We hope you will join us for the second annual Bishop Lecture Series this fall at St. Paul's Cathedral, Oklahoma City! This year's event will be held September 11th - 12th, beginning with a Friday evening reception and continuing with a Saturday program and lunch. Our special guest speaker will be Kristin Lindeen.
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