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Alice Rippe, AARP Spirit Seniors Coordinator for OFEC
INCUBATE, STORIES

Seniors Sipping Tea

Rev. Sharyn Cosby   |   May 28, 2019

Oklahoma Family Empowerment Center’s Spirit Seniors group is active and enjoying life. They get together every week for different activities, including afternoon tea.

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Craig Norris
INCUBATE, STORIES

OFEC is Impacting, Expanding, and Connecting

Rev. Sharyn Cosby   |   November 19, 2018

New agreements with American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation's Senior Community Service Program (SCEP), AmeriCorps, and Tulsa Dress for Success, are empowering OFEC to continue empowering individuals and families

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Home Doesn't Have an Address

Rev. Sharyn Cosby   |   May 08, 2018

Far too many people don’t have an address to call home. Finding the homeless at our door is how and why OFEC started homeless outreach programming.

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Julius Maindi Fellows, Community Outreach Director
INCUBATE, STORIES

I Still Have My Shoes!

Rev. Sharyn Cosby   |   October 30, 2017

Through the story of one individual, Oklahoma Family Empowerment Center's Director Rev. Sharyn Cosby shows how her organization serves its community.

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Gina Pearson, Street Law Facilitator, engages youth on the topic of curfews: Why do we have them?
INCUBATE, NEWS

OFEC's Work in Tulsa Recognized

Rev. Sharyn Cosby   |   August 15, 2017

Oklahoma Family Empowerment Center’s work with Tulsa County stakeholders was recognized in the report, “Case Studies of Nine Jurisdictions that Reduced Disproportionate Minority Contact in their Juvenile Justice Systems.”

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY

NBA at GA: Who Wants to Be the Smartest Disciple?

July 21, 2019

Join us on Sunday, July 21, for a Trivia Night after-session at General Assembly, benefiting the National Benevolent Association! Form a team to compete in trivia consisting of general knowledge, with a special round focused on Disciples and NBA.

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Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

Director of Connect Ministries
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OLDER ADULTS, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, ADVOCACY

The Florida Christian Center provides ministry, pastoral care, worship services, classes on faith and aging and other programs focused on the spiritual health of the senior and disabled residents in our community.