MUSKOGEE, Okla. – On Oct. 1, The Tulsa-based All-Tribes Community Church hosted an ordination service for Archie Mason who serves in both cultural and government roles for the Osage Nation.
That day, the Native American-focused Baptist Church hosted the ordination service for Mason at the Bacone College Memorial Chapel. Mason, who serves on the ON Congress is a retired Tulsa education professional who also serves on the Bacone College Board of Trustees.
The Rev. Kyle Taylor, a Bacone College instructor, and pastor at All-Tribes Baptist Church, led the service for Mason, who now holds the title of the Rev. Archie Mason.
Church leaders then presented Mason with an ordination certificate and a Pendleton blanket. In the Osage culture, Mason is also currently the Head Committeeman for the Grayhorse District for the In-Lon-Schka ceremonial dances held each June.
Mason expressed gratitude for the attendees which included family, friends, and acquaintances from the Osage Nation, other tribes, his personal and professional circles and fellow Osage Congress members who were Ron Shaw and John Maker. Afterward, the attendees joined Mason and his family members in the basement fellowship room for a lunch after the ordination and prayer service.
Original Publish Date: 2017-10-05 00:00:00