Generosity – On Financial Commitment Sunday, November 3rd, we will bring our commitments to the altar as an act of worship. For the first time we have an option of making our commitment to the church online. Click on this link Estimate of Giving 2020 and complete the form. This form is confidential as all our financial commitments are. Persons making their commitment online will still have a card to bring forward to the altar on Commitment Sunday, November 3rd.
Attention all Veterans (spouses, and families)! In recognition, honor, and appreciation of your service to our country, you and your family are invited to a luncheon following worship on November 10, 2019 in the Fellowship Hall of Oxford UMC. Please call the church office before November 6th at 919-693-4091 to accept.
The Great Turkey Harvest will run from October 27th through November 10th. We are collecting monetary donations as well as food items for The Great Turkey Harvest. All food donations will be delivered to ACIM in time to be distributed to people in our community that could use a little help providing their families with a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated and will allow the OUMC to purchase bulk food items to deliver to ACIM as well.
Food items needed:
canned corn, canned green beans, canned greens (such as collards and turnip greens), canned peas, dry beans, cranberry sauce, stuffing mix, turkey gravy packages, instant potatoes
College care packages will be sent out at the end of November. Donations of candy, gum, snacks, hot chocolate, etc. can be placed in the box in the mission center. Thanks for your support!
Annual Deborah Circle Sweet Roll Sale will take place in November. We will take orders beginning on November 3rd. You can text Lisa Cook with orders at (919) 691-0128. Orders will be delivered on Sunday, November 24th.
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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