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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
OCT

21

SUN
Pancake Breakfast
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Join us on Sunday morning for pancakes, bacon, biscuits & gravy! Proceeds from donations benefit projects of the Men's Ministry.
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.
Staff Meeting
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
CROP Walk
1:00 PM
The pet-friendly, three-mile walk will begin and end at Andrews
Park, 201 W. Daws. Walk registration begins at 1:30 p.m. with step-off at 2 p.m.
OCT

22

MON
Prayer Ministry
10:00 AM
Meets in Room 212
Boy Scouts Troop 219
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Meets in Fellowship Center
OCT

23

TUE
Boundaries Bibile Study
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Discover firsthand how sound boundaries give you the freedom to walk as the loving, giving, fulfilled indiividual God created you to be.
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
OCT

24

WED
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.
OCT

25

THU
Aerobics
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Meets in Room 110 (New Parlor) - Open to all interested parties.
OCT

26

FRI
Support Group
7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Meets in Room 113. Membership in group by referral only.
OCT

28

SUN
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.
Fall Festival
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Held in Fellowship Center Fun for all ages.