COO Dr. Francetta L. Mays to Deliver Sunday’s Message at Historic Vernon AME Church on Greenwood

We are excited to announce that this Sunday, Dr. Francetta L. Mays, our Chief Executive Officer and Associate Pastor, will be delivering an inspiring message at the Historic Vernon AME Church on Greenwood. Dr. Mays is a dedicated servant of her community, wearing many hats as a pastor, advocate, non-profit president, teacher, and mentor. However, of those, most important is being used by God to minister to the lost, saved, and unsaved, offering hope to all who hear her.

It’s no wonder that the announcement of Dr. Mays’ message has been trending on Senior Pastor Keith R. Mayes’ Facebook page since Friday. Her words have a way of resonating with people and leaving them inspired and encouraged. As the Chief Executive Officer of The Greenwood Beat – WFPG, Dr. Mays has proven herself to be a dynamic leader, and her influence extends beyond the walls of the church.

At the Historic Vernon AME Church on Greenwood, Dr. Mays serves under the leadership of Pastor Keith R. Mayes. Together, they create a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone is embraced and accepted. As Senior Pastor Mayes often says, “Everyone is welcome at Vernon.”

For those planning to attend, Sunday School begins at 8:30 AM, providing an opportunity for spiritual growth and learning. The Sunday morning worship service follows at 9:50 AM, where Dr. Mays will deliver her powerful message. Her words are known to be encouraging and uplifting, inspiring and motivating all who listen.

After the worship service, everyone is encouraged to attend the Circle of Love, starting at 1:00 PM. This gathering provides a chance for fellowship and connection, allowing individuals to build relationships within the church community.

The Historic Vernon AME Church on Greenwood is conveniently located at 311 N Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma. Its rich history and significance make it a landmark within the community. As you step through its doors, you will feel the presence of God and experience the warmth of the congregation.

Whether you are a long-time member of the church or someone seeking spiritual guidance, Dr. Francetta L. Mays’ message is sure to touch your heart and leave a lasting impact. This Sunday at the Historic Vernon AME Church on Greenwood, be a part of an uplifting and transformative worship experience.

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG


Tulsa Branch NAACP #6143B to Host a Resource Fair and Members Meeting

Tulsa, Oklahoma – July 8, 2023 – The President of the Tulsa Branch NAACP #6143B has scheduled the Resource Fair and Members Meeting meeting for Tuesday, July 11, 2023, at the Historic Vernon AME Church (Vernon). Vernon is located at 311 N Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma. Doors open at 5:00 PM CST and the meeting will begin at 6:00 PM.

Vendors have been invited to this meeting. A representative from the Oklahoma US Department of Veteran Affairs will be one of the community resource vendors! The community is invited to come out and be apart of the new experience of the NAACP for Tulsa.

Francetta L. Mays was voted in as President in the November 2023 elections and has been confirmed as such by the National NAACP office. Mays strongly encourages the community to come out and get involved as the organization works to create change and bridge the various gaps facing the community.

President Mays will share the goals, vision and the mission of the Tulsa branch while under her leadership. She wants, needs and requests the input of the community and has structed the meetings to allow for public comment from members and the community at each meeting. Mays stated, “It’s unfair to expect people to show up and get involved when we do not allow them opportunity to express their concerns.”

Consider becoming a member of the Tulsa Branch NAACP #6143B. Annual and Lifetime memberships are available online Complete the short information in the “Become a Member” tab and then select Tulsa Branch #6143B for membership options.

Questions or concerns regarding this meeting can be submitted to Secretary Shaquia Verner at 918-280-8128. Or for more information email:

Tulsa Branch NAACP #6143 Scheduled to Meet

Tulsa Branch NAACP #6143 Scheduled to Meet

The Tulsa Branch NAACP #6143 President, Francetta L. Mays has scheduled General Membership Meeting for Tuesday, July 11, 2023. The meeting will be held at the Historic Vernon AME Church, 311 N. Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The doors open at 5:00 PM CST and the meeting begins at 6:00 PM CST.

Are you interested in joining the local branch? Visit After completing the short form under the “Become a Member” tab select Tulsa Branch #6143B.