|Oxford Presbyterian Church. est. 1758.||
Oxford Presbyterian Church welcomes you and invites you to worship with us! Please join us! We gather as a company of God’s children in order to experience God’s presence, learn Christ’s ways, and serve our neighbors – all toward the end of making faith a way of life. We invite you to learn more about us by exploring our website.
Oxford recently awarded five scholarships to area college students. The Reeves-Whitehurst Scholarships are made possible by the Reeves and Whitehurst families and also by donations from friends and members of Oxford Presbyterian Church. Congratulations !!
Oxford Forum and the Adult and Children's Sunday School classes.
are suspended until September..
Thank you all for your love and support of Alva & Jed. The process is underway to plan/create a memorial garden on Alva's property as a peaceful place for her to remember & reflect upon her boys' lives. For those who would like to contribute, monetary donations can be given to help finance this place of respite. Checks can be made out to "Smith Brothers Memorial Garden Fund", c/o CornerStone Bank, 54 South Main Street, Lexington, VA. Please share with others. The thought of this quiet place of reflection & the process of helping to design & plan it are comforting to Alva at this time.
From the Community Meeting to discuss the future of Hamilton School, the following is the consensus:
The old building will be restored on-site.
Historic Lexington Foundation will serve as the hub for guidance and tax-exempt donations.
Five Hamilton trustees will administer the actual construction.
Donations of money, material and labor are expected and required. Local news will report the progress. Plans are incomplete regarding future use of the site.
On the first Sunday of each month Oxford Church collects the 4 Cents A Meal Offering. This offering supports two local needs: the Community Table which offers a free-will offering meal every week at the RARA building located next to the hospital, and the local Food Pantry for purchase of food items to stock their shelves. Oxford also accepts donations of food and personal items for the Food Pantry. For July the Food Pantry requests donations of canned meat.
Altar flowers add so much to the beauty of Oxford's sanctuary. If you would like to provide an arrangement for a Sunday, a sign-up sheet is available in the vestibule or you may contact Sunny.
The Oxford Session has established a Pastor's Discretionary Fund which the pastor can use as he deems necessary to help individuals in desperate need. This will be funded by donations only. If you would like to contribute to this fund please write the check to Oxford Presbyterian Church and write "Pastor's Discretionary Fund" in the memo.
There are copies of "Celebrate Effinger 1922-2010" by Clinton Anderson still available. Contact Evelyn Ayers.
The Oxford website contains a calendar with Oxford Happenings, community events and birthdays of Oxford’s members. If you do not want your name to be listed on the date of your birthday (month and day only) please contact Susan or Rusty Keith.
If you happen to take any pictures at Oxford events please share them with the website editorial team so the pictures may be used on the Oxford website!
Please assist Rev. Douty in his pastoral work by informing him when you or your friends need his particular attention, or when you simply desire a prayer in your home.....day or night.
Adult Sunday School**
Children's Sunday School**
(Nursery is available)
(Nursery is available)