Rolling River Rampage is almost here!

July 22 – 26 will be here sooner than you know it!  Don’t miss out on a fun week of Vacation Bible School! Sunday through Thursday, from 6pm to 8pm, we will be going on a Rolling River Rampage.  This is open for kindergarteners through 6th graders.  You can register online through the link below: […]

Lent/Easter Schedule – UPDATED

Have you made your plans yet for the Easter holiday?  Here is what is happening at Oxford United Methodist Church: Sunday, March 25:  Choir Cantata at the 10:55 service – children’s choir and Spirit Bells as well  (8:30 worship service, and 9:45 Sunday School as usual) Thursday, March 29:  Holy Thursday Service with Communion and […]

A History of Violence = A Society of Fear

In Luke 16, Jesus tells the parable of the rich man and Lazarus.  The rich man ends up in hell for his sins (neglecting the poor) and wants to warn his brothers so they might avoid his fate.  Abraham tells him his brothers have the words of Moses and the Prophets – that is warning […]

Thanks for Joining Us at the Harvest Fair!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the day.  The weather ultimately cooperated, but it was your being here that made the day special. We hope we see you again real soon – in worship or at our covered dish and ditty night, or at our breakfast, or at our Halloween Family Fun Night, or […]

God’s Idiocracy

To donate to UMCOR Disaster Relief work – visit our donate page for the link. I stole the word idiocracy from Mike Judge’s film of the same name – about a future where society has become so dumbed down that an average person today  is now the smartest.   In Mike Judge’s world, the term meant […]

Claim the Name

It’s pretty funny how much work lawyers have found in the world of rock music.  Lots of legal battles about money and copyrights, and names.  Several years ago 4 members of the group Yes reunited to tour together, but weren’t allowed to use the name Yes, because another former member was using the name.  There […]

Holy Week Schedule

Holy Thursday (April 13):  7:00pm service with Communion and footwashing or handwashing if you wish. Good Friday (April 14):  7:00pm service AT ALLEN AME CHURCH (788 Market St).  Reflections on the 7 last words of Christ.  The church van will shuttle back and forth between the two churches, beginning at 6:45. Easter Sunday (April 16):  […]

Burden of Proof

We have been watching a TV show where the two main characters have diametrically opposed views about God. One is a devout Catholic; the other believes God does not exist, that Christianity is a mythology. The primary focus of the show is not the differences in their faith, but it does come up fairly often. […]

Men’s Gathering Sunday

Men:  We are meeting during the Sunday School hour (9:45) this Sunday the 12th to talk about what a new men’s group might look like.  Thanks to everyone who joined us last week and shared ideas. If you can’t come, but have your survey filled out, please get it back to Troy, Ward, or Pastor […]