J. Dwight Burchett left a profound mark on the Heartland Conference and the IPHC. He was a visionary pastor and leader who was ahead of his time. He developed and helped launch new generations of leaders across Oklahoma and the world. We celebrate this great servant of God and his legacy!
February 22-23, 2019
The Call is an overnight retreat designed for those who have responded to The Call to ministry, but are unsure of what step to take next. This event is completely free as our gift to you. We will explore ministries such as student, missions, worship arts, children, and more. RSVP is required by February 15, 2019 and you can do that by calling 405-737-0113,
Celebration of life service for Clarence Dewitt Glaze Jr., 89 of Enid, will be 2:00 PM, Wednesday, at Enid Mennonite Brethren Church. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery, with arrangements by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home. Visitation with family will be Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Rev. Clarence Glaze transferred from the Assemblies of God to the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in 1989. He was a gifted and faithful leader, pastoring the Enid First Love Church for many years. Rev. Glaze carried a vision and burden for all of Enid to come to Christ until the day he departed this life.
We pray his precious family at this time of sorrow. We also rejoice that our dear brother Clarence has entered the eternal presence of Jesus Christ!
Summit 2018 promises to be one of our greatest events ever. During these three days and evenings, you will be renewed and positioned to make a greater kingdom impact than ever before. Pastors, leaders, and every member who desires to do great things for Jesus Christ should attend!
Rev. Charles “Chuck” Ewing entered his eternal reward on Saturday, July 14, at the age of 53. He was a wonderful part of the Heartland Conference. A soft-spoken man, Chuck was one of the most likable and down-to-earth people you could ever meet.
Chuck was a bi-vocational minister; in addition to his ministerial service, he worked two and three jobs, often in great pain because of chronic heart problems. He pastored two of our churches: Mountain View PH and most recently, Family Church of Blanchard (now Acts of Grace). He also was a tremendous volunteer in our camping program and maintenance of our Retreat Center.
Chuck was a great teacher and modeled the servant life of Jesus Christ. As a loyal friend he touched hundreds of lives during his journey on earth!
We celebrate Chuck entering his eternal reward and being free from pain. We also lift up his wife Amy and their children and grandchildren.
Charles Michael Ewing, 53, of Pocola, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was born May 17, 1965 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He was a US Air Force Veteran, an ordained Pentecostal minister through the Heartland Conference of the IPHC, and a member of Grace Fellowship Church.
He is survived by his wife Amy Ewing of the home, three sons; David Ewing of Fort Smith, John Michael Ewing of Fort Smith, Jeremiah Ewing of Pocola, OK, one daughter Melinda “Mindy” Seal of Winslow, his mother Ethel Ewing of Fort Smith, five siblings Teri Ewing of Fort Smith, Joie Fields of Arkoma, OK, Gayle McKeown of Springfield, MO, Glenda Meredith of Lavaca, and Barbara Serrell of Jacksonville, AR, and one grandson Charles Alan Ewing.
Visitation and Services
Funeral Service will be 9:30 am Wednesday at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel 4817 Kelley Hwy Fort Smith, Arkansas with Interment to follow with military honors at the Fort Smith National Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:30-7:00 pm at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel, Fort Smith. Pallbearers will be Robby Meredith, Chris Meredith, Chad McKeown, Josh McKeown, Benjamin Blalock, and Aaron Blalock. To place an online tribute, go to www.lewisfuneralchapel.net.
Funeral Services for Rev. David Mayo are scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel, 127 S. Canadian, Purcell, Oklahoma 73080. Burial will follow at the Hillside Cemetery.
The Heartland Conference is forever grateful to Rev. David Mayo and his enduring legacy in building churches! Our prayers are with the family, and we celebrate his life and ministry!
Our dear Brother Woody Stevens has entered his heavenly home. He was a tremendous minister in the Heartland Conference. In his latter years, he faithfully visited Pentecostal Holiness churches throughout the Oklahoma City area and was always quick to offer a word of encouragement and a song. Well done, good and faithful servant!
- Visitation: Friday, March 30, 2018 4:00 - 8:00pm (the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm)
Vondel Smith & Son Mortuary North
13125 N. MacArthur
Oklahoma City, OK 73142
- Funeral: Saturday, March 31st, 2018 10:30 am
Liberty Christian Center
1121 S. Post Road
Midwest City, OK 73130