Church Staff


Rev. Dylan Ward

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Pastor Dylan Ward has been pastoring in the United Methodist Church since 2012, serving several churches in Northeastern Oklahoma, including the United Methodist Churches of Woodall, Braggs, Adair, and Foyil before being appointed to Inola UMC in November of 2018. He is married to Lauren Ward, having met in college at Northeastern State, they married in 2016. They have 2 dogs and 2 cats, all rescues. He enjoys wood carving, fishing, politics, and serving the church. 

One of pastor Dylan's favorite verses is Romans 8:18-19 (CEB): 

"I believe that the present suffering is nothing compared to the coming glory that is going to be revealed to us. The whole creation waits breathless with anticipation for the revelation of God’s sons and daughters."


  • Diploma with Distinction, Catoosa High School, 2009
  • B.A. Political Science, Magna cum laude, Northeastern State University, 2013
  • Masters of Divinity, Phillips Theological Seminary, 2017

Ways he serves the broader Church:

  • Registrar for the Green Country District Committee on Ministry
  • Serves as a Dean for New Day Camp
  • Serves on the Green Country District Vision & Strategy Team
  • Vice-Chair of the NSU Wesley Foundation Board of Directors

Church Secretary

Beckie Honeck

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Beckie Honeck has been our church secretary since February 2015. Her background in church financial positions have been with Chouteau UMC and Adair UMC before coming to Inola UMC. She and her husband Ron moved to Inola OK in 2004 from the Kansas City area when Ron retired. She was in the printing industry for 30 years in Kansas City.

Her hobbies are showing horses in the ABRA association and local horse shows, running, and entering in local 5K races, she  actively works out 3-5 day a week at the Pryor Rec Center. She is an outdoor enthusiast and animal lover. They have 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 miniature donkeys, 1 miniature horse, and 3 full size horses.

Laity Leadership

Leadership Slate 2020 Church Council        

Church Council Chair/Lay Leader: Matt Meeker

Vice-Chair/Associate Lay Leader: Patrick Ball

Church Council Secretary: Karen Grigg

Lay Member to Annual Conference: Brenda Loyd

Personnel Ministry Team Leader: Deleea Meeker

Personel Ministry Team: Amber Ball, Rick Gideon

Property Ministry Team Leader: Beckie Honeck

Property Ministry Team: John Deboer III, Judy Conwell

Finance Ministry Team Leader: Mark Gregoli

Finance Ministry Team: Heather Ellis, Lara Russell

Youth Representative: Keaton Ellis  

  February 2021  
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