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Mind, Body, and Spirit 2015

August 27, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma

The 4th Annual Mind, Body, and Spirit event sponsored by the Diocese and The Senior Ministries was held on August 6th at St. Augustine of Canterbury, Oklahoma City. Over 30 individuals participated in the programs offered! We offer special thanks to the following presenters: The Rev. Clyde Glandon (Christians and Loss); The Rev. Tony Moon (Lexio Divina); The Rev. John Belzer (Talking with your Physician); Ms. Nicole Baxley ...

Happening #63

August 27, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma

St. Augustine’s Canterbury Center at Oklahoma State University and St. Andrew’s, Stillwater, served as host locations for Happening #63. Twelve high schoolers (10th – 12th grades) were a part of the Christian experience presented by teenagers for teenagers with the help of clergy and lay adult leadership. The purpose of the Happening - A Christian Experience program is to be one of the instruments within t...

Pilgrimage for Peace

August 17, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma

Remembering Jonathan Daniels This past Saturday, August 15th, our own Bishop Ed participated in the Pilgrimage for Peace event, marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Episcopal Seminarian, Jonathan Daniels, in Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. Over 1,500 people gathered for this historic event! Click here to see more photos from Bishop Ed! Click here to read more about the event!

Where Have We Been, and Where Are We Headed?

August 12, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma

A personal reflection from Anne Kueteman, the Diocesan Disaster Recovery Coordinator. I have to admit, the approach of severe weather season this past spring found me a little nervous. Although I had worked with numerous congregations and institutions to help them prepare and create disaster preparedness plans and kits, I quickly realized that I had not yet taken the time to prepare my own home. I hadn’t found the tim...

New Beginnings

July 30, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma

With 14 participants and a well-rounded staff,St. Paul's Cathedralhosted the July New Beginnings Event. NewBeginnings is designed for those in junior high. It is an opportunity to respond to the needs of and concerns of Junior High Youth. Its purpose is to help young people grow in love of themselves, others, and Jesus Christ. We want to thank Kate Huston, Director of Formation at St. Paul's Cathedral, who has previously se...

Baptized, Confirmed, Received, or Reaffirmed at St. John’s, Durant

July 21, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma

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. Two people were presented for confirmation from St. Peter’s Church in Coalgate; 16 people from St. John’s in Durant were confirmed; and two people from St. ...

IONA School of Formation Graduation

July 20, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma

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. The Episcopa...