Activities and Announcements

Calendar Events –

Register for Vacation Bible School June 11-13th! 

Friday, June 12th—Kick-Off 6-8p; picnic on the lawn
Saturday, June 13th—9a-12p; snacks provided
Sunday, June 14th—Join us in Worship 11a (arrive at 10:30a)

Click HERE to register!

State of the Church

Read the full document of the 2020 State of the Church here!

Generosity 2021

Make your pledge for 2021 here.


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 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 for any details.

Chancel Choir Gathering Hour – Wednesday at 7:15p. Join Zoom Meeting –

Handbell practice – Wednesdays at 6pm. Childcare will be provided. Please contact Sarah at for any details. 

Upcoming Events

God’s Garden Workdays – Please contact the church office if you are interested in volunteering. Workdays are typically M & Friday at 9am.

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.

UMW Scholarship Instructions

UMW Scholarship Application

Please submit completed application packets by April 26 to the following email address:

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 -OUMC is always collecting. Collection bins are located in the Mission Corner and in the Education bldg.  

Food items needed the most are:
Breakfast food (cereal, oatmeal, pop tarts, granola bars)
Boxed potatoes
Canned fruit
Canned meat
Canned pasta (ravioli, spaghetti)
Canned vegetables
Peanut butter
Macaroni & cheese
Pasta (any kind)
Pasta sauce

Foster Care Collection – The Lydia Circle is collecting monetary donations for household items such as hygiene items, detergent, cleaning supplies, paper products, etc.

Stephen Ministry – If you know someone who is going through a difficult time, contact our Stephen Leader, Beth Day 919-691-4603 or about Stephen Ministry. Our Stephen Ministers are ready to provide focused, confidential, one-to-one Christian care—to help that person experience the healing power of Christ’s love.

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

Committee News

Vacation Bible School Weekend – Friday June 11- Sunday, June 13th! Save the Date.

Trustees – As of this date we have received $11,355.00 towards our Fellowship Hall Sound System goal of $18,873.00. Thank you for your generous gifts. Please consider giving towards this greatly needed church improvement.

Communications – The Tower Tidings (church newsletter) is mailed monthly. The deadline for article submissions is the 15th of each month for the upcoming month’s edition. If your committee is planning an event or has information or celebrations to share please email those to Donna at and to the church office at by the 15th of each month. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact the church office at 919-693-4091 or email

Visit our FACEBOOK page for virtual services. Click here for recent recordings. Oxford UMC Page

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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