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Pastor

Desi Sharp

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If we have not had a chance to get to know one another yet, I’d like to take just a moment and tell you a little bit about myself. I grew up in a Christian home, and have been fortunate to always know Jesus and his love for me. I started working for the local church when I was just a teenager, cleaning up the building part time on the weekends. When I was a bit older I became a youth director, working at various churches for over a decade. I loved that job. I loved getting to see God at work in the lives of our youth, and getting to see them change their parts of the world by living into Jesus’ love.  

I began to feel a call to ordained ministry toward the end of my time as a youth director, and as a result I returned to school, finishing up a degree in Religion at Oklahoma City University before attending seminary at Boston University.  I served in a couple of congregations in Massachusetts as an intern pastor before graduating and returning to Oklahoma. I was appointed to First UMC in Broken Arrow when I returned, and have now been appointed to be your pastor here at Goodrich. 

I may have mentioned that I am excited to be here! I can see God at work through this community, and know that we have a significant Kingdom impact on many people’s lives, in our neighborhood, our city, our state, and around the world. I look forward to continuing to learn about the ministries that are already taking place here, and I cannot wait to see what God has in store for our future, as we go about continuing to build the Kingdom! 

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Upcoming Events
JUN

22

FRI
Support Group
7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Meets in Room 113. Membership in group by referral only.
Youth Department Garage Sale
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Held in Fellowship Center
JUN

23

SAT
Youth Department Garage Sale
8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Held in Fellowship Center
JUN

24

SUN
Summer Camp for Youth
The youth will be going to Camp Spark this year for summer camp. Cost will be updated once published (last year's cost was $260).
Link to campsite: https://okcamps.org/canyon-camp/
Worship Service
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
A quieter, more contemplative worship experience.
Sunday School
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Classes available for all ages.
Worship Service
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
A service with the buzz of children, the sound of a great choir, and a worship experience that is filled with its own lively personality.
Sunday School Town Hall Meeting
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
SPRC invite all parents and guardians of our children to discuss the future of our Children's Ministry
JUN

25

MON
Summer Camp for Youth
The youth will be going to Camp Spark this year for summer camp. Cost will be updated once published (last year's cost was $260).
Link to campsite: https://okcamps.org/canyon-camp/
Prayer Ministry
10:00 AM
Meets in Room 212
JUN

26

TUE
Summer Camp for Youth
The youth will be going to Camp Spark this year for summer camp. Cost will be updated once published (last year's cost was $260).
Link to campsite: https://okcamps.org/canyon-camp/
GCGer's Golden Corral Lunch
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Meets at Golden Corral 123 North Interstate Dr. All interested parties are invited.
Aerobics
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Meets in Room 110 (New Parlor) - Open to public
JUN

27

WED
Summer Camp for Youth
The youth will be going to Camp Spark this year for summer camp. Cost will be updated once published (last year's cost was $260).
Link to campsite: https://okcamps.org/canyon-camp/
Goodrich Hosting the CAM Youth
The group will be using our Kitchen, Fellowship Center and Classroom.
Celebration Choir Rehearsal
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Meets in the Choir Room (behind the Sanctuary in the SE corner of the building) New Members welcomed.
JUN

28

THU
Summer Camp for Youth
The youth will be going to Camp Spark this year for summer camp. Cost will be updated once published (last year's cost was $260).
Link to campsite: https://okcamps.org/canyon-camp/
Goodrich Hosting the CAM Youth
The group will be using our Kitchen, Fellowship Center and Classroom.
Aerobics
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Meets in Room 110 (New Parlor) - Open to all interested parties.
JUN

29

FRI
Summer Camp for Youth
The youth will be going to Camp Spark this year for summer camp. Cost will be updated once published (last year's cost was $260).
Link to campsite: https://okcamps.org/canyon-camp/
Goodrich Hosting the CAM Youth
The group will be using our Kitchen, Fellowship Center and Classroom.
Support Group
7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Meets in Room 113. Membership in group by referral only.