"Truely I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me." Matthew 25:40
Jesus calls us to love our neighbors as ourselves. Our Outreach ministries identify areas of need in our local community and beyond where parishioners share their time, talents and treasure. As is so often the case, we discover we receive more than we give.
Every week, volunteers meet in the Cathedral kitchen to prepare meals for those who are home-bound and who are shut-ins, and then deliver them throughout Oklahoma City. Mobile Meals has been an treasured and meaningful part of the Cathedral outreach mission since 1979. The Cathedral's Outreach Committee subsidizes this ministry, and recipients who can afford to pay, are charged a…Read More »
St. Paul’s is fortunate to have dedicated volunteers who serve as the Health Team ministry. The Health Team is dedicated to providing information and support regarding health issues, education, referrals, counseling and advocacy. The Health Team is focused on serving and representing the body of Christ by providing services that encourage/promote wellness of body, mind and spi…Read More »
Changing the Lives of Children of Prisoners Everyday
The mission of this ministry is to break the cycle of generational incarceration through hope and opportunities for children of prisoners, many of whom become the first in their families to complete high school.
St. Paul's outreach in this area is at Mark Twain Elementary School in Oklahoma City.
This ministry offers clients five …Read More »
The Oakerhater Guild represents the Cathedral community in its partnership with the Oakerhater Center and Whirlwind Mission of the Holy Family in Watonga, Oklahoma. Additionally, the Oakerhater Guild offers an annual Vacation Bible School in Watonga for all children. The Guild also participates in the annual Oakerhater Honor Dance, held at the Oakerhater Center near the F…Read More »
The Prayer Shawl Guild is a group of people who meet monthly to knit or crochet shawls that are blessed and given to someone with an illness or someone going through a difficult time on their faith journey. For centuries, shawls have been a universal symbol of an inclusive, unconditionally loving God. For additional information contact Sally Alworth.
In service to both the St. Paul's community and people in the community at large, the Cathedral hosts three 12-Step Programs each week.
All 12-Step Programs are anonymous and safe places for those seeking support.
Cathedral 12-Step Programs:
- Al-Anon Tuesdays @ 12:10 p.m. in the Undercroft
- CoDA Tuesdays @ 6:00 p.m. in the Library
- Nar-Anon Tuesdays @ 7:15 p.m. in the Undercroft
The Cathedral is affiliated with the Oklahoma Conference of Churches, a local non-profit charged with connecting, motivating and empowering the witness of faith communities and individuals throughout Oklahoma on issues of faith, care and social justice.
Oklahoma Conference of Churches
Founded in 1972, the Oklahoma Conference of Churches (OCC) has a long history of ministry to Oklah…Read More »