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November 22

“Let Love Continue”

Luke 19: The Zacchaeus Story

Dr. Anna Hosemann-Butler



Services at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Small Group/Sunday School time at 10:00 a.m.



Communion at 12:00 p.m.

Brown bag lunch immediately following


What’s Happening at OLUMC

News from the Corner: Check out our November 19 Newsletter! If you'd like to get our news delivered to you each week, click here to sign up.

Becoming a Reconciling Church: Oak Lawn UMC Church Council recently voted in favor of beginning the process of becoming a Reconciling church within the UMC. Learn more about the Reconciling Ministries Network so you can stay informed. If you have any questions, contact our Senior Pastor, Dr. Anna Hosemann-Butler, at (214) 521-5197 ext. 120 or anna.butler@olumc.org.

Share the issues you care about: Attend a Listening Session before 2016 General Conference and let our delegates know what's important to you.

United Methodist Covenant for Conflict Resolution: We're committed to resolving conflicts in a Christ-like manner. Here's how.


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(214) 521-5197



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Let mutual love continue.  And do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers,
for by doing so, some of us have entertained God’s angels without knowing it.
Hebrews 13:1-2

As Christ’s Church, Oak Lawn United Methodist Church has this scriptural mandate built into its DNA.  For more than 140 years, the people called “Methodists” on the corner of Oak Lawn Avenue and Cedar Springs Road have been offering the love of God in ways too numerous to count.  Even before Dallas was a city, these faithful people, seeing beyond the boundaries of their immediate neighborhood, chose to be in ministry with the poor, the disenfranchised, children, youth  – anyone who was hurting, whether in body, mind, or spirit.  This community of faith has adapted and continues to adapt as the neighborhood evolves, and new challenges present themselves.  Today, its proud tradition of biblical hospitality continues with its commitment to full inclusion of all people in the Body of Christ, its dedication, still, to the well-being of children and young people in our neighborhood, and its outreach to anyone in search of a place to worship and serve where they will be welcomed wholeheartedly and without question.  It is no accident that the beautiful sanctuary, built a century ago, sits at one of the busiest intersections in Dallas.  This is where God has firmly planted us. We remain ready and willing to answer God’s call to offer love, mercy, justice, and compassion to all people. Who knows? If there is an angel in our midst, Oak Lawn is ready!

Rev. Dr. Anna Hosemann-Butler Senior Pastor since 2013


Dr. Anna Hosemann-Butler
Senior Pastor
(214) 521-5197 ext. 120
Rev. Gregg Alan Smith
Associate Pastor
Director of Outreach
(214) 521-5197 ext. 121
Rev. Ben Anderson David Hensley, OSL
Associate Pastor
Worship and Discipleship
(214) 521-5197 ext. 123
Lisa Hancock
Associate Minister of Music and Worship
(214) 521-5197 ext. 123
Katie Newsome
Pastoral Intern
(214) 521-5197 ext. 125
Cori Berg
Director of Oak Lawn Child Development Center
(214) 521-0900
Mike Larsen
Operations/Facilities Administrator
(214) 521-5197 ext. 116
Eva Cherry
Administrative Coordinator
(214) 521-5197 ext. 115
Priscilla Bushe
Financial Administrator
(214) 521-5197 ext. 122

For general inquiries, please call (214) 521-5197, or e-mail oaklawn@olumc.org.


Monday - Thursday : 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Friday : 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.