Darryl K. Fields, pastor of Union Missionary Baptist Church in Shawnee, will deliver a special Celebrating Black Achievers in Business lecture Monday, April 26, on the OBU campus in Shawnee. His lecture is titled “Managing Differences in This New Millennium.” The event will take place at 10 a.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium and is hosted by the Dickinson College of Business. The event was rescheduled from its original date in February.
All members of the campus community and the public are invited to attend the free event. Physical distancing will be maintained inside the auditorium and face coverings are required for those in attendance.Fields was called to his current pastorate in 2010, after serving as youth minister at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Arcadia, Oklahoma. He is a graduate of Luther High School in Luther, Oklahoma, and did his undergraduate work at the University of Central Oklahoma. He has worked with children extensively throughout his adult life, serving for five years as the administrator of a group home serving delinquent boys. He has served as a juvenile probation and parole officer and has worked for the Office of Juvenile Affairs and the Office of Public Integrity as a compliance auditor/investigator.