Oxford UMC will participate in Oxford’s Downtown Trick-or-Treating candy stroll and will pass out candy on October 31 from 3:30-5:00 pm. Volunteers are welcome and candy donations are appreciated. Contact the church office at 919-693-4091 for more information.
Women’s Study: “Be Bold: Finding Your Fierce” by Rachel Billups. All women are invited to participate in this study. We’ll meet from 6-7 PM on Wednesdays (October 23-November 20) in the conference room. Books are available in the fellowship hall.
Operation Christmas Child Challenge! The Lydia Circle is challenging all Sunday School classes to fill 5 boxes for OCC. The deadline is November 3rd.
Help is needed for a most important ministry delivering and administering communion to those unable to attend worship. A short training session will increase your comfort level. Please see Pastor Jenny if you are interested.
ACIM is in need of can food donations. OUMC has collection bins at the missions center and in the education bldg. All donated items will be delivered to ACIM.
The Dorothy Circle will meet Wednesday, November 6th at 10am in the Conference Room.
Blood Drive—Friday, October 18th from 9:00am to 1:30pm. Register with Ruth Carraway at 919-693-7647 or visit the American Red Cross website at www.redcrossblood.org to schedule your appointment.
Penn Avenue Food Ministry – Sante Fe Tobacco will prepare food in our kitchen on Thurs., November 14th & Fri., November 15th. If you are interested in volunteering in the mission please review and sign up in the Penn Avenue Food Ministry book located at the Missions center at the entrance of the Lyon Bldg. or contact Phil and LaVerne Pope to volunteer or inquire(Lpope53@gmail.com; 919-690-4720). Please join us for great fellowship and fun.
NEWS AROUND TOWN
Check out the video from Oxford UMC’s 2019 Summer Literacy Program an Initiative of the Duke Endowment. Summer Literacy 2019
Check out the video from our 2019 Vacation Bible School – Athens! click here…ATHENS OUMC VBS. Or visit YouTube and search the title “Athens OUMC VBS”.
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