To help and nurture all people through the love of Jesus Christ
The people who are drawn to the Morrison UMC are like you and me. We want to have a good life, warm relationships with friends, and we want our presence to mean something to others. If we are gone, we hope we are missed. If we are ill, we hope we have friends who care. If someone needs help, we hope they call on us. The basis for these opening statements is grounded in who we see ourselves to be in relation to God. Friendships are meaningful because we believe God first cared for us. We are a church receptive of our community’s needs. Our worship brings the HOLY SPIRIT to each one personally. We close worship with a Spirit-anointed invitation. We are welcoming of ALL visitors, while being supportive and loving to those in our church family.
Morrison United Methodist Church is part of the Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church. United Methodists hold to the historic doctrines of the Christian faith. We seek to be orthodox in faith, generous in spirit, broadminded, passionately devoted to Jesus Christ, and wholly surrendered to God. We strive for personal holiness by inviting people into a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. Methodists have been known for our emphasis on a personal faith, lived out in concrete ways in the world. We value passionate worship, relevant preaching, small groups where people could grow in faith, and serving those who are in need. We value the spiritual disciplines and take a “methodical” approach to growing in the faith. United Methodists hold the Bible to be divinely inspired and are committed to live by its words. We also recognize the Bible was written by people who heard God in the light of their own cultural and historical circumstances. As such, we make use of scholarship and study the scriptures carefully. When we encounter theological differences among Christians, we bear in mind the approach of John Wesley, our founder: “in essentials, unity; in nonessentials, liberty; in all things, charity.” United Methodists share a common heritage with other Christians, holding to the historic essentials of the Christian faith. We believe the goal of the Christian life is to love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength, and to love your neighbor as you love yourself. United Methodists value the full participation of women and men, people of all backgrounds in every facet of fellowship and leadership within the church and society. Methodists have open hearts, open minds, and open doors and welcome anyone interested in learning more about the Christian faith, wherever you are on your journey. At Morrison UMC, you do not have to believe what we believe to participate. As a guest in worship on Sunday mornings, or in one of our Community Groups, you will be welcomed, loved, and included.