by Janet Buchanan | February 9, 2023 9:14 PM
We arrived in Tulsa and were greeted by Pastor Larry, our host church pastor who prayed for us to have a unique experience here getting to meet some of the local pastors and worship with the Native American Indian congregation on Sunday.
by Janet Buchanan | February 10, 2023 11:15 AM
Today we are working at the ministry center for the OIUMC (Oklahoma Indian United Methodist Church). We are working on cabin #1 to give it a little makeover for the Annual Conference this summer. We are prepping for painting later this afternoon and cleaning and packing up some Frankoma pottery dishes that were given to them when the factory closed. This pottery was created by John Frank in 1933. It was made from a special clay found in Ado,Oklahoma.
by Janet Buchanan | February 10, 2023 9:01 PM
Pastor July shared with us some of the Native American concerns in his church community. He was very interesting and we enjoyed his fellowship. Later that evening he came back and brought his son ,he so proudly talked about, for us to meet. He sang a song in his native tongue and prayed for us and our time here in Oklahoma.
by Janet Buchanan | February 10, 2023 9:05 PM
by Janet Buchanan | February 11, 2023 9:19 PM
We have three house projects that we are working on this week. There are 8 houses or cabins that are part of the Ministry campus for the OIUMC. It is their turn to host the annual meeting for all the churches this year. Our ministry project is to help get the cabins ready.
by Janet Buchanan | February 12, 2023 9:07 PM
We enjoyed worshiping at Pastor Larry’s church. They sang several songs in different native languages as well as a few songs from the hymnal. It was a very unique experience. Pastor Larry spoke on Deuteronomy 30. Love the Lord and obey Him continually.
by Janet Buchanan | February 12, 2023 9:08 PM
by Janet Buchanan | February 12, 2023 9:16 PM
by Janet Buchanan | February 12, 2023 9:21 PM
by Janet Buchanan | February 13, 2023 4:20 PM
We were all impressed with the ministry that The Tulsa Dream Center offers the community. From after school tutoring to providing food and clothing to the community.
by Janet Buchanan | February 13, 2023 4:22 PM
by Janet Buchanan | February 13, 2023 10:16 PM
We painted the second coat of pink paint to complete our third makeover.
by Janet Buchanan | February 13, 2023 10:23 PM
by Janet Buchanan | February 13, 2023 10:31 PM
If you can’t be with the ones you love on Valentine’s Day, love the ones you're with!
by Janet Buchanan | February 15, 2023 11:53 AM
The Gathering Place is a park on 66 acres of land.
by Janet Buchanan | February 15, 2023 3:48 PM
Ronda Bear founder of She Brews wanted to improve the quality of life by advocating for women struggling with reentering back into society successfully; to bring effective solutions to the cycle of recidivism by providing programs focused on social and economic change and community development. She Brews Coffee helps us do this.
The team enjoyed hanging out there, drinking delicious coffee, and they were impressed with the prayer closet she had in one corner of the shop.
by Janet Buchanan | February 15, 2023 3:59 PM
We appreciated hearing the history behind Indian Tacos from a Native American lady named Trisha. Then we enjoyed the meal with Pastor Larry’s Church that night.
by Janet Buchanan | February 15, 2023 4:01 PM
by Janet Buchanan | February 15, 2023 4:04 PM
by Janet Buchanan | February 15, 2023 4:20 PM
We have been blessed to have met so many new friends here in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As we left, a song was sung in their Native American dialect asking for God’s blessings to go with us.
February 10, 2023 11:37 AM
Sounds like this team is serving well already on day one! Go Camp Eagle!
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