Rev. Marion & Sis. Bonitta Daniels
Rev. and Sis. Marion Daniels have been preaching and evangelizing since 1963. In addition to chartering a church in Bixby, Pastor Daniels evangelized most of northeastern Oklahoma including Tahlequah, Miami, North Lewis, Timber Ridge, and Vinita from 1963 to 1968. He also preached on a local radio station in Sapulpa for a few years with his brother Archie Ray Daniels. In 1968, United Pentecostal Church of Bixby was founded in downtown Bixby. In addition to pastoring the new church, he also made the pews and pulpit out of pine wood. He oversaw and helped build the church on 129th st in 1972. Over the years, Sis. Bonita Daniels has been the active organizer for the church. Serving as secretary and treasurer for over 40 years, she has been an involved in everything from Ladies Auxiliary, to Sunday School, to playing the piano in worship. Rev. and Sis. Daniels have pastored the United Pentecostal Church/Calvary Lighthouse for over 50 years.