District Mission Areas

Mission Areas in Northeast Oklahoma

The NEO Mision Areas exist to advance the Kingdom of God by strengthening the ministers and their families
and by facilitating effective missional local church ministries.


Chelsea Open Doors, Claremore, Collinsville, Miami New Life, Pryor Redemption House of Prayer, Vinita

Coordinator:  Dan Hazelton


Broken Arrow Connect, Coweta The Way, Muskogee First, Muskogee Freedom Fellowship, Okmulgee, Tahlequah, Wagoner

Coordinator: Scott Moore


Broken Arrow Iglesia, Claremore El Buen Pastor, Owasso Silver Creek Iglesia, Tulsa Central Mahanaim, Tulsa Cielos Abiertos, Tulsa Fe y Esperanza, Tulsa Fuente de Vida,  Tulsa Gethsemane, Tulsa Roca de Salvacion

Coordinator: Otoniel Dannemann


Broken Arrow Core Church at Aspen Creek, Owasso Silver Creek, Tulsa Audacity, Tulsa Central, Tulsa Ecclesia, Tulsa Hills, Tulsa Kaleo, Tulsa Regency Park, Tulsa Southwest

Coordinator: Jim Thornton


Bristow Fellowship, Chandler, Cushing, Davenport, Drumright, Mannford Grace Family Worship Center, Meeker Country Faith, Mounds The Tribe, Sand Springs, Sapulpa

Coordinator: Rod Thelander,


Barnsdall, Bartlesville, Cleveland, Dewey, Hominy, Pawhuska, Skiatook

Coordinator: Carl Brown

Responsibilities include:

Community:  To facilitate fellowship and camaraderie among pastors and their families
1.  To create activities that minister to the needs of pastors, their spouses, and their children.
2.  To bolster morale among the ministers serving in that zone.
3.  To welcome new pastors to the zone and assist in their integration into the district family.
4.  To consider organizing a zone ordination celebration in honor of new ordinands.
5.  To shepherd the shepherds on the zone.

Mission:   To facilitate strategies in local churches and on the zone to advance the cause of Christ and mission of the church. Offer skill training, develop character, challenge specifically, celebrate wins.

Corporation:  Upon the request of the District Superintendent and/or Advisory Board, to fulfill specific assignments on their behalf.  These could include:
1.  Conduct the board meeting following a pastoral resignation to care for transition details, if the District Superintendent is unable to attend.
2.  Facilitate the local church interview of a pastoral candidate, if the District Superintendent is unable to attend.
3.  Conduct the installation service of a new pastor, if the District Superintendent is unable to attend.
4.  Annual visits on behalf of the District Superintendent.
5.  Organize new congregations, if the District Superintendent is unable to attend.
6.  Assist in local church conflict resolution at the request of the District Superintendent.
7.  Assist in self-studies, church board retreats, leadership development, etc. as requested by local churches.

Communication:  To facilitate communication between the churches and the district.