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Carl Brewer Homegoing

Carl Brewer, faithful husband of Pastor Pat Brewer, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at about 8:00 pm. He had battled ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) for over 19 years. Through it all, he kept his joy and always had a smile on his face. Please join us as we pray for Sis. Pat and the family. Bro. Carl has been a steadfast rock in her ministry!

We do not have any obituary information at this time, but want to share with you the service details. There is no family visitation scheduled. Viewing will be available at Huber-Benson Funeral Home in El Reno the morning of February 28.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, February 28, 2:30 pm at Fresh Anointing PH Church, 1300 W. Watts, El Reno.

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Homegoing of Rev. Ralph Davis

Rev. Ralph DavisWe received word of the passing of Rev. Ralph Davis. He pastored many of our churches over the years and is a former Superintendent and Secretary/Treasurer of the West Oklahoma Conference. We celebrate this mighty man of God and pray for Sis. LaVeta and his family at this time!

Services are under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home in Chickasha.

  • Viewing will be at the Cyril Funeral Home in Cyril on Tuesday, January 31 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and Wednesday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
  • Funeral service for T. Ralph Davis, age 88, of Cyril will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at the Calvary Temple in Cyril.
  • Interment will be in the Celestial Gardens in Cyril.

T. Ralph Davis

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Dan Gilbert Home Going

Dan Gilbert
Dan Gilbert

We rejoice at the homegoing of Rev. Daniel Gilbert! At the same time we request prayer for Sis. Betty Gilbert and all the family. Dan passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

Bro. Dan was a faithful member of the IPHC for over 50 years and pastored churches in several locations. He was a part of the Oklahoma Conference when the West Oklahoma Conference was started, and he was part of the merger years later. He was a very important part of the youth camp ministry in Western Oklahoma. In recent years Bro. and Sis. Gilbert attended Southgate PH Church.

Visitation: John Ireland Funeral Home in Moore, OK, Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

Celebration of Life: Funeral service will be at Southgate PH in Moore, OK, Wednesday, March 9 at 10:00 am.

More information can be found here.

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Refuel

Spring 2016

ReFuelReFuel = a special blend of district fellowship, teaching, vision, prayer and encouragement for church pastors, leaders, and workers!

Why on earth would anyone push a car instead of drive it? Oh yes, people have to push cars when they run out of gas. That’s why one of the earliest lessons drivers learn is to watch the gas gauge and stop for gas before running out.

Many pastors, leaders and workers can testify about feeling like they are pushing their ministry instead of driving at times. Again, the difference is fuel — spiritual fuel. God did not design us to go far in ministry without spiritual refueling.

Don’t run your ministry on fumes!

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Summer Summit 2016

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  • The Anderson Road Exit is closed on I-40, so there is no access to the Retreat Center from Anderson Road on I-40 or I-240. You must take an alternate route! Get directions here.

    Overview

    Want your ministry and church to go further and faster? Make sure that you are doing things as a team instead of all alone in ministry! Summer Summit is always a powerful time, and this year has a powerful purpose. We want God’s ministers, leaders and people to receive the information, encouragement and impartation they need to do more in God’s kingdom.

    Jim and Peggy Eby share a lifetime of experience in raising up leaders and establishing new churches. Bob Ely is known revival fire. Our morning speakers will bring new insight on various topics. We are also planning on some incredible times of worship with Matt Peck & Band and Tara Tramel & One Voice. There’s plenty of time for fellowship and fun as well. As always complimentary breakfast and lunch is provided.

    Be sure and click the links for speakers and schedule to see more. Make your plans now to attend!

  • Speakers

    Jim Eby
    Jim Eby
    Peggy Eby
    Peggy Eby

    Jim & Peggy Eby

    Prior to founding Mission Catalyst, Pastor Eby served as Bishop of the New Horizons Conference (IPHC), giving oversight to more than 100 churches and 300 ministers in the southern USA.

    Jim has a passion to get the Gospel to the two billion people and 7,000 unreached people groups who have yet to hear the message of Jesus Christ for even the first time and to see men and women in leadership around the world released into the fullness of God’s plan for their lives. He spent several years in London, England, serving as the Executive Director of the Centre for International Christian Ministries which trained church leaders from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Pastor Eby has an earned Master’s Degree in Church Growth and Revitalization from Southwestern Christian University. Eby has traveled in more than 50 countries preaching and teaching the message of Christ and helping to train leaders. Pastor Eby has also served as an Associate Trainer for John Maxwell’s EQUIP organization.

    Married for more than 40 years, Jim and his wife Peggy have three married children and thirteen grand-children. They reside in Conroe, TX (a suburb of Houston) from where they operate Mission Catalyst International. In addition to their ministry in missions, the Ebys also do leadership training seminars, women’s conferences and marriage retreats. Both Jim & Peggy are excellent preachers and teachers and are in wide demand for speaking engagements around the world. Jim’s book World Impacting Churches (10 Essential Characteristics for Changing the World & Finishing The Great Commission) has drawn rave reviews from pastors and ministry leaders around the world. It is now published in six languages.

    Bob Ely
    Bob Ely

    Bob Ely

    Bob was born and raised in Anadarko, OK. Edith was born and raised in Norman, OK. Both came from divorced (broken) families. Bob was raised Nazarene and Edith Pentecostal. They met at the 1st Pentecostal Holiness Church in Norman, OK, where Edith was attending and Bob was saved, sanctified, baptized with the Holy Spirit and called to preach. They were married in that church on March 27, 1965. Edith worked as a medical transcriptionist/secretary so Bob could finish college. He attended the University of Oklahoma for two years, graduating from Southwestern College (now Southwestern Christian University) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion in 1967.

    Out of their union two children, Steve and Stephanie and five grandchildren, Jessica, Talmadge, Jennifer, Devin and Jayden were born. Edith has faithfully supported Bob in all ministry endeavors for more than 44 years, especially in administrative/secretarial work and in her own singing ministry. In March 2014, they will celebrate 49 years of marriage and ministry together.

    Bob brings wealth of ministry experience to the table. He has effectively ministered on local and national levels. He pastored two churches (University PH in Norman, Ok and First PH in Apache, OK). He has served as Conference Church Education Ministries Director (Pioneered the CEM Dept. in the West Oklahoma Conference), and Conference Superintendent (elected at 28 years of age, Bob served 12 years as Superintendent of West OK Conference). On the national level he has served on several denominational boards, including the General Board of Administration, the General Executive Board, Church Institutions Board, Evangelism USA Board, General Retirement Board (where he helped restructure the denominational program), several task force study committees, and President of the National Association of Pentecostal Holiness Evangelists. He was President of Southwestern Christian University for eleven years. He has also traveled extensively as a full-time evangelist.

     

  • Schedule

    Here's a list of what you can expect at Summer Summit 2016!

    Saturday, June 4 — Hispanic Night

    5:00 pm Hispanic-themed Dinner (all invited, but you must register)
    6:00 pm Noche de Hispanos (Hispanic night — all invited to attend)

    Sunday, June 5

    6:00 pm

    Praise and Worship: Matt Peck & Band

    GO Rally and Vision

    After
    Service
    Bishop's Reception: Everyone invited as we honor SCU alumni

    Monday, June 6

    7:30 am Prayer
    8:30 am Breakfast
    9:30 am

    Praise and Worship: Tara Light & One Voice

    Session 1: Debbie Burpo

    Session 2: Jim & Peggy Eby

    12:30 pm

    Lunch

    • Women and Girls: Christmas for Missionaries
    • Men and Boys: Cookout
    1:30 pm Ministers’ Wives/Lady Ministers Dessert Fellowship
    7:00 pm

    School of Ministry Graduation

    Praise and Worship: Matt Peck & Band

    Speaker: Jim Eby

    After
    Service
    Concessions and fellowship

    Tuesday, June 7

    7:30 am Prayer
    8:30 am Breakfast
    9:30 am

    Praise and Worship: Tara Light & One Voice

    Session 1: Greg Whitlow

    Session 2: Jim & Peggy Eby

    12:30 pm

    Christmas for Missionaries Picnic Lunch —
    Hosted by Men's Ministries & Women's Ministries

    7:00 pm

    Praise and Worship: Matt Peck & Band

    Speaker: Peggy Eby

    After
    Service
    Concessions and Fellowship

    Wednesday, June 8

    7:30 am Prayer
    8:30 am Breakfast
    9:30 am

    Praise and Worship: Tara Light & One Voice

    Session 1: Jackson Lahmeyer/Reinhard Bonnke Gospel Crusade

    Session 2: Bob Ely

    12:30 pm Lunch
    Afternoon Family Fun Day
    7:00 pm

    Praise and Worship: Matt Peck & Band

    Speaker: Bob Ely

    After
    Service

    Concessions and Fellowship

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Promotion of Chaplain (LTC) Randy Sellers

26 February 2016

Randy and Sheila Sellers
Randy and Sheila Sellers

Chaplain (LTC) Randy Sellers is an ordained minister in the Heartland Conference. Friday, February 26th, 2016 was a great day for God and Country, the United States Air Force, the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, and especially for him and his family, as he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel at the Little Rock Air Force Base Chapel. Chaplain (COL) James Tims the Air Mobility Command Chaplain, presided over the ceremony. The 19th Air Lift Wing Commander, Colonel Chip Brown, Randy’s immediate supervisor was also in attendance and the chapel was nearly full to capacity with Airmen and civilian personnel to witness this great occasion which is a testament to the spiritual impact Chaplain Sellers has on the base.

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Pursuing Purity Small Group for Men

Tuesday's at 7pm at Passion Church
January 26 - March 1, 2016

Pursuing Purity Mens' Group

Trying harder, praying more, being better isn't working. Men are under attack and its rarely acknowledged in church...

Pursuing purity is a small group for men that focuses on overcoming and conquering lust, pornography, or any sexual impurity or addiction that men struggle in today's world.

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