the message. I did have to say one time during one of those posts, to focus on the message rather than on me.”
A long-time teacher, principal and school administrator, the hats and smiles of Wimberly were missed.
“I would see Dr. Wimberly every Sunday morning,” said Minister of Worship Merton Huff. “She was the first person in the sanctuary with me.”
Huff is ready to welcome members back, but until then he appreciates Wimberly’s pictures and posts.
“I don’t think she has missed a Sunday of just devotionals, encouragement. It’s like she gives you a sermon before service even starts. It gives you something to focus on,” Huff said. “And, you know, of course the dressing up, it made my kids get dressed.”
She spent a lifetime encouraging and educating Tulsa families. The pandemic didn’t stop her from celebrating the election, holidays and even her 82nd birthday – alone, with a cake that she didn’t have to share this time.
But she’s ready to go back to church.
“As soon as the health officials and the scientists give us the green light that everything will be safe, I’ll probably be the first one in the door,” she said.