The Rev. Shannon Fleck

Rev. Fleck speaking at the 2018 OCC Annual Dinner

Rev. Fleck speaking at the 2018 OCC Annual Dinner

The Rev. Shannon Fleck, an Oklahoma native became OCC’s Executive Director in June 2018. She was ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 2011.

Fleck was elevated to Executive Director after serving as OCC Director of Program Development from May 2017 to June 2018.

She bring as passion for social justice and interfaith relations, both core components of the OCC mission.

Prior to her current OCC position, Fleck service as the Central Christian Church Associate Minister in Enid, Oklahoma. There, she was instrumental in initiating several community outreach programs, such as:

·         Weekly Welcome Table Ministry for the community’s food insecure

·         Bi-monthly suicide survivor support group

Shannon and her daughter - July 4, 2019

Shannon and her daughter - July 4, 2019

·         First ever religious presence at Enid’s (annual) Pride celebration; and

·         Multiple services and programs though the church year accommodating other marginalized communities

Other assignments include serving in Little Rock Air Force Base chapel ministry; the First Christian Church of Yukon, Oklahoma, and Western Oaks Christian Church, Oklahoma City.

Rev. Fleck was selected for the 2017 the 2017 Human Rights Award from Church Women United.

She spent her childhood in Guthrie where she graduate high school before earning Bachelor Arts in Sociology from the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond.

Following college, she spent two years with the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs. She entered Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she was the Matthew Thompson Fellow. There she was the recipient of the Sojourner Award; the Interpreter’s Award and multiple book awards along with serving in the Phillips Student Senate.

Rev. Fleck is currently the 2nd Vice Moderator for the Christian Church in Oklahoma and an Oklahoma City Dialogue Institute advisory Board Member.

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