NEO Team Update 5-10-21
Dear NEO Family,
School is winding down and we are making progress in dealing with Covid-19. And NEO District is ready for outstanding summer camps!!
Pastoral Family Graduates
Three of our pastoral families had students who graduated from Southern Nazarene University last Saturday:
Top left, Ana Victoria Ruiz Bautista with Dr. McKellips; Right, Graphic arts display of Olivia Lindsly; Bottom left, proud parents of Troy Vernier.
Ana Victoria Ruiz Bautista, BS in Biology and Chemistry
Olivia Lindsly, BA in Graphic Design
Troy Vernier, BA in Mass Communications/Missions
Ana Victoria was also honored as recipient of the President’s Award for top female graduate.
Jacob Thornton is graduating from Jenks HS and will be attending SNU in the Fall as a history major.
We are proud of all our graduates!!
Installation of Pastors Danial & Carly Karnes in Skiatook on May 2nd.
Baby Dedication of Micah Jack Troyer on Mother’s Day in Tahlequah. Parents Austin and Katie and big brother, Titus, and many family members were there for this special event.
Pastor Scott Dermer has resigned as Pastor of Tulsa Central and will be moving to Olathe to serve as Chair of the Department of Christian Ministry and Formation at MidAmerica Nazarene University.
Pastor Tony Siebels has resigned as Pastor of Tahlequah Church and will be transitioning out of pastoral ministry to become a Life Coach.
We thank these pastors for their service and ask your prayers for the churches in this time of transition and pastoral search.
Make a difference through Child Sponsorship Sunday!
Your church is invited to set aside Sunday, May 16 (or another Sunday of your choosing) to promote the ministry of child sponsorship. Register Here
2021 NEO Events
Sapulpa 100th Anniversary – June 19-20
“A Celebration of Grace” – June 27
Bartlesville First 100th Anniversary – July 4
NYI Convention – July 14
Kids Camp – July 23-26
District Assembly & NMI Convention – July 30-31 at Tulsa Central Church!
DCPI Churches Planting Churches – August 13-14
NewStart Sunday – August 22
Back-to-School Skating Party – August 25
Ministry Team Retreat – September 24-26
Pastor’s Forum @ SNU-Bethany – September 27-28
District-wide Emphasis A Journey of Grace – October/November
Please add these dates to your church and personal calendars.