Calendar Events – https://oxfordmethodist.360unite.com/calendar
State of the Church
In-person worship begins again. Sunday, February 21, the 1st Sunday in Lent, those who are well and feel safe are invited to worship in-person in the Fellowship at 10:00am. Masks must be worn and social distancing will be observed. At this time, NO RESERVATIONS are required.
Not ready to worship in-person? You are invited to worship at 10 am in any of the following ways:
1) on Facebook live at 10am
2) from our church parking lot at 10 am on FM channel 99.1
3) receive an email with a link to view the service (taped at 10 am) by or before 1 pm Sunday. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to receive an email with the link to our worship.
Please contact Pastor Jenny with any questions- 919 418-1900.
Praise Team – Meet us Mondays at 7 pm in the sanctuary. Please remember to bring a mask and to remain socially distanced during rehearsal. Childcare will be provided. Please contact Sarah at email@example.com for any details.
Chancel Choir Gathering Hour – Wednesday at 7:15p. Join Zoom Meeting – https://nccumc.zoom.us/j/92118377589.
Handbell practice – Wednesdays at 6pm. Childcare will be provided. Please contact Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org for any details.
UMC Scholarships 2021
Each year since 1987, OUMC has offered scholarship opportunities to students who meet the eligibility requirements. We are blessed to be able to continue to offer this opportunity for the upcoming academic year! The application has been revised for 2021 in hopes of making the process safe and efficient for all interested applicants.
Please submit completed application packets by April 26 to the following email address: email@example.com
Letters of recommendation can be emailed directly to the above address or mailed to the church office. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
Recipients will be selected by May 16. Please address questions to Ashley Salazar, chairperson of scholarship committee via email (above), phone or text. 252-767-1059
ACIM – Drive-thru Food Drop on Saturday February 27, 2021 from 10:00am – 2:00pm
Oxford United Methodist Church Council invites all members to a church-wide mission effort to support ACIM. On Saturday, February 27 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, persons may bring food to Oxford UMC where there will be volunteers available to get the food from your car and carry to our collection site. Monetary donations will be accepted.
Food items needed the most are:
Breakfast food (cereal, oatmeal, pop tarts, granola bars)
Canned pasta (ravioli, spaghetti)
Macaroni & cheese
Pasta (any kind)
Foster Care Collection – The Lydia Circle is collecting monetary donations for household items such as hygiene items, detergent, cleaning supplies, paper products, etc.
COVID-19 Prayers – If you or someone in your family is working on the front lines (health care personnel and first responders) please complete the form Prayer for Front Line Workers
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”.