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Large Group Bible Study

Wednesdays at 8 p.m.

Animal Science 123

Fellowship, Music, and "Encounters With Jesus" Bible Study

OSU Hoedown

*Special Event!!! The OSU hoedown is a FREE square dancing party! No experience needed. There will be a professional D.J. there to teach you how to square dance. Come to the OSU Student Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 13th. Wear whatever you want and bring whoever you want! There will also be lite refreshments and plenty of new friends to meet. Come and invite friends!

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Shane Hatfield

Shane Hatfield grew up on a farm in Coweta, OK and graduated from high school in 2000. He attended Oklahoma State University where he was active in his fraternity and a few campus ministries. He graduated with a bachelors in education in 2005 and moved to Tulsa, OK where he worked as a teacher and coach from 2005-2010. Shari and Shane married in 2006 and joined RiverOaks Presbyterian Church. They helped with the youth group and taught Sunday school. In 2010, he left the education field and began working as the youth minister for RiverOaks and taking distance education classes through RTS. In 2014 he graduated with a Masters of Arts and Religion from RTS Global. Shari and Shane have three children, Tucker (2008), Emmarie (2011), and Frances (2014). The Hatfield's proudly call themselves Okies, and they enjoy pretty much every outdoor activity, eating good food, drinking good coffee, and throwing water balloons at each other.

Chris Moody

Chris grew up in deep south right outside of Jackson, Mississippi. He graduated from Belhaven University in December 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and a minor in Business. He enjoys sports, the outdoors, eating good food, and drinking Coke. Chris was deeply impacted by the gospel centered teaching and community of RUF at Belhaven University loves sharing the grace and love of Jesus with students at Oklahoma State.

Claire Shinn

Claire is from the heartland of America, born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. In 2017, she earned a Bachelor of Journalism in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Nebraska. Claire is passionate about great food, great storytelling, and the great outdoors. She’s always down for a dance-off, too. RUF at Nebraska played an integral part of Claire’s story in college, and she’s pumped to continue serving our powerful, faithful, and steadfast God as an intern at OSU.