Rejecting the Hubris of “America First” 

Sunday, June 30, 2024 – 11:15 am

Rejecting the Hubris of “America First”
The Rev Dr Mark Y.A. Davies, leading

Regarding his discourse, Mark writes, As we reflect on our existence as a nation, let us move beyond the hubris of an “America First” mentality and instead ask ourselves what our country can do to contribute to a more beloved community throughout the world.

You can download the morning program here or read it below without having to download it.

TODAY IS THE 5th SUNDAY! Did you know that we have an all-church potluck lunch on every 5th Sunday.  Hope you will plan on bringing a dish to share and stay for lively conversations and yummy calories😏.


About Mark:

Mark Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and Director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University. He is the Executive Director of the Leadership, Education, and Development (LEaD) Hub North America of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church and an Oklahoma Humanities State Scholar. Mark has published in the areas of Boston personalism, process philosophy and ethics, and ecological ethics. Dr. Davies serves on the United Methodist University Senate, which is “an elected body of professionals in higher education created by the General Conference to determine which schools, colleges, universities, and theological schools meet the criteria for listing as institutions affiliated with The United Methodist Church.” He and his wife Kristin live in Edmond, OK in the United States, and they have two daughters. The views expressed by the author in this blog do not necessarily represent the views of Oklahoma City University or the United Methodist Church.

TMP - 6-30 - v.2 Mark