|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 - Every Sunday morning at 10:00 A.M. - Everyone is welcome!!
Feb 18 - Phil O'Mara will offer scholarly reflections on the Gospels in the New
Feb. 25 – Lee and Rebecca Taylor describe their pottery and the new
Buffalo Creek School for boys.
Oxford's youth director is planning a children’s Jump-a-Thon on February 25th at Oxford, after the morning worship service, at noon to benefit the American Heart Association. Individuals may pledge money per jump, or just donate, and the kids can take turns jumping rope. If the weather is nice, we will hold it outside. This should take less than one hour.
Oxford is offering an exercise class again! We meet every Tuesday and Thursday, at 5:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. We are using some of the Leslie Sansone, “Walk at Home”, dvds and are looking for new ideas, too.
Exercise is so much more fun together! Hope you will join us.
Celebrate the Journey: The Women’s Bible Study Group will meet Wed., Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m., at the home of Jane B. Kris G. will lead the discussion. Please read chapter 2 of Traveling Light by Max Lucado. Study guide questions at the end of the book. The topic of this book is the beloved Psalm 23. All women of Oxford are warmly invited.
Session Meeting Highlights:
Update on Hamilton School:
Work is to begin on providing the Hamilton Schoolhouse with a foundation. Cut limestone foundation stones are needed. If you can provide any please contact Will Harris. Grant money is available from the Historic Lexington Foundation for repair work on the rafters and roof. If you would like more information, please contact one of the trustees of Hamilton Schoolhouse: Steve Richard, Lisa Black, Ellen Campbell, Tommy Harris, or Michael Pursley.
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 February the Food Pantry requests donations of cake, cookies, and muffin mixes.
The long wait is over! Horace’s second book, “History Lessons From A Country Church, Vol.II”, is now available! Purchase from:
Horace for $35.00. Rockbridge Music for $35.00. The Bookery for $49.95.
Amazon for $49.99
Copies of Vol I are available from Horace for $25.00.
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)