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Saint Paul 60th Anniversary Celebration Canceled

We hope that you are enjoying your summer and taking time to relax and rejuvenate! We wanted to reach out to let you know that after careful consideration of the current climate, we have decided to cancel our 60th Anniversary Celebration. The safety and well-being of the Saint Paul community are at the forefront of our…

Jen Logsdon Kellogg March 2021

Saint Paul School of Theology Welcomes New Oklahoma Campus Chapel Coordinator

Saint Paul School of Theology is excited to announce the hiring of Rev. Jen Logsdon-Kellogg as the new Oklahoma Campus Chapel Coordinator, effective August 2021. Rev. Jen Logsdon-Kellogg is an ordained Elder in the Oklahoma Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, where she serves as Pastor at Bridgeview United Methodist Church in Norman, Oklahoma.…

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Thank You, Rev. Rodney Newman

by Rev. Dr. Casey Sigmon   Today we celebrate Rev. Rodney Newman on this, his last chapel service, with Saint Paul School of Theology. Since 2007, Rod has been a fixture at Oklahoma City University – coordinating worship as University Chaplain and Director of Religious Life, then serving as Director of the Wesley Center, mentoring…

Young Female deacon leads online and in person discussion

What Is the Role of a Deacon in the Church & Community?

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Order of the Deacon, which was established in 1996 in the United Methodist Church. Deacons are called by God and ordained by a bishop for a lifetime of ministry. They serve as a witness to God’s Word, especially to the marginalized, the oppressed and the suffering. Their…

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Healthcare Chaplains Offer Spiritual Healing & Support

When we are at our most vulnerable, God is there. And it is the healthcare chaplain who is called upon to share the reality of God’s presence with those who are suffering.  Healthcare chaplaincy is a unique form of pastoral care that offers love and hope in the midst of illness, disability and death. As…