Disciples Educational Scholarships & Related Organizations

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Ongoing support of Disciple institutions, students and faculty pursuing a vocation in the ministry is important to Oklahoma Disciples as shown through our many endowed funds:

Phillips Theological Seminary (1981)
To support operational or capital expenses of the seminary

Phillips Theological Seminary Scholarship Fund (1996)
To provide scholarship aid to students preparing for ministry at Phillips Theological Seminary

John G. Harms Memorial benefiting Phillips Theological Seminary (1991)
An endowment established in memory of John G. Harms for the benefit of Phillips Theological Seminary

Ministers Week at Phillips Theological Seminary (1999)
Helps fund the Ministers Week event, which enables pastors to gather for renewal through continuing education

Phillips University Legacy Foundation (2012)
A memorial endowment for the unrestricted benefit of Phillips University Legacy Foundation

Jarvis Christian College Scholarship (1995)
To provide scholarships for Disciple ministerial students enrolled at Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, TX. This college is a fully accredited, co-educational institution with a historically African-American heritage that has been associated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) since its inception.

Association of Disciple Musicians (ADM) Endowment Fund (2007)
To provide an annual contribution to be used to offset the cost of the National Annual Conference. This contribution can be used for all expenses associated with the Annual Conference including clinician fees, brochure production, newsletter mailings and web site fees as several examples.

World Convention – Churches of Christ (1988)
Unrestricted use by the Executive Director of the World Convention of Christian Churches and Churches of Christ

Oklahoma Conference of Churches (1999)
Provides a statewide community of Christian Communions working to make the unity of Oklahoma’s churches visible, bringing a common witness, mission and study and, when appropriate, a focused political action

The Tabbernee Fund (2018)
To benefit the Oklahoma Conference of Churches; established in honor of the Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee in recognition of his service as OCC’s executive director (2010-2018)

Camps and Conferences
Disciples Women and Men, Church Growth & Education, Pastoral Care
Senior Adult Care & Leadership Development
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma — Regional, Area & Congregational Ministries
Funds That Provide for ODF Grant Program
Funds Established to Support the Operations of the Foundation

Endowment Agreement template