Disciples Women and Men, Church Growth & Education, Pastoral Development & Care


Oklahoma Disciples Women & Men

Oklahoma Disciples Women Leadership Development Fund (1985)
Created to provide opportunities for women of all ages to develop their potential. The focus is on educational experiences, retreats and other events for Disciple Women’s organizations. It also assists in providing resources and/or speakers for special events.

Oklahoma Disciple Men (1991)
To provide leadership, travel, planning and promoting of Disciples Men’s programs in Oklahoma.

Church Growth & Education

New Church Assistance (1984)
DSC_0408To provide money for capital or program needs of new congregations in the Oklahoma Region

Northeast Area New Church Development Fund (1984)
To provide money, either for capital needs or programs of new congregations in the Northeast Area

Northeast Area Small Membership Congregations Fund (1993)
To be used by the Small Membership Congregations Committee of the Northeast Area for the benefit of small congregations

Northeast Minority Congregations Fund (1993)
To provide assistance for the “Convocation” congregations in the Northeast Area or other minority congregations that may be established in the area

Minority Convocation (1993)
The leadership of the Oklahoma Convocation of Christian Churches uses this income for fellowship events of the Oklahoma African-American congregations

Fund for the Education of Clergy & Laity (2009)
To create congregational structures of fiscal transparency and accountability through the education of clergy and laity. To influence individuals to examine their spiritual values of giving.

Pastoral Development and Care

Scott and Mona Baird Endowment (2018)
To strengthen the ministry and service of ordained women ministers in Oklahoma.

Disciples’ pastors spend a lifetime ministering to others. The Pastoral Care Fund (1986) and the Northeast Area Ministers Emergency Fund (1987) provide resources to assist Oklahoma pastors and clergy families when special needs arise.

The Jewell Endowment Fund for Practical Parish Ministry Skills (2012) provides for the development of parish ministry skills in a practical setting. Stole Camp, a program of the Christian Church in Oklahoma, is the recipient of distributions from this fund.

Camps and Conferences
Disciples Educational Scholarships & Related Organizations
Senior Adult Care & Leadership Development
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma — Regional, Area & Congregational Ministries 
Funds That Provide for ODF Grant Program

Oklahoma Disciples Foundation

Endowment Agreement template