Welcome to St. Andrew's United Methodist Church

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.   

 (Psalm 119:105 )

(662) 234-2503

About St. Andrew's

St. Andrew's is a dynamic  mid-size United Methodist Church In beautiful Oxford, MS.    We enjoy a quality traditional worship setting,  You will enjoy our chancel choir at 11:00 AM.  For more about what United Methodist Churches believe, click here.

Worship

Worship Services are every Sunday at 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM, with Sunday School at 10:00 AM.  Both services are the same liturgy and sermon but at 11:00 AM. the chancel choir sings.   You are welcome to come as you are and worship the risen One.

Opportunities for Christian Growth

Youth Ministries

Our youth ministry offers age appropriate classes, leadership and managerial opportunities through community outreach projects.  Socializing and "class trips" provide a Christian context for maturing. 




Senior Services

Senior services include door to door shuttle van on Sunday mornings.  Just call the office 234 2503. Numerous small group activities for quilting, for breakfast, for prayer provide support and info.

Sunday Nursery

Sundays, 9:00 AM - Noon, nursery care for infants & young children while older family members participate in classes or worship.   Our fully equipped nursery is staffed by mature, experienced mothers. 

Lifelong Learning Classes

Sunday school for all ages starts at 10:00 AM on Sundays.  Small group format, free materials and experienced, trained instructors.  Full range of AV equipment on site.   St. Andrews also offers Bible Studies periodically during the year.  See Mark Your Calendar section for current Bible Study.

Kaleidoscope Ministries

The Sunday Night Kaleidoscope Ministries, for ages 4 years of age to 6th grade, includes children's activities and children's choir.  Kaleidoscope functions from August through Mid-May, as followed by the public school calendar.  The activities are planned and led by the Children's Director and is intentded to teach the truths of our Christian faith.

United Methodist Women

The Barbara McGregor Love Circle meets the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 AM.  St. Andrew's United Methodist Women support the global ministries of the United Methodist Church through pledges and donations.  Contributions are also made to local organizations.  The United Methodist Women invite anyone to attend who would like to join them in spiritual growth and Christian Fellowship.

United Methodist Men

The United Methodist Men meet for breakfast, fellowship, and a program on the second Sunday of each month at 8:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall at St. Andrews United Methodist Church.  The United Methodist Men support the global ministries of the United Methodist Church through pledges and donations.  Contributions are also made to local organizations.  The United Methodist Men invite anyone to attend who would like to join them in spiritual growth and Christian Fellowship.

St. Andrew's Chancel Choir

  The Chancel Choir is an integral part of worship at St. Andrews United Methodist Church as it serves to provide musical messages to open the hearts and minds of the congregation to the word of our Lord. Weekly rehearsals provide members time filled with not only musical preparation, but warm Christian fellowship (Laughter abounds as well). The choir is comprised of people of all ages and diverse levels and types musical backgrounds, all brought together by a desire to serve God and the Church through their love for music. Consider the Chancel Choir as an opportunity to serve the Lord and engage in wonderful fellowship at St. Andrews!

Small Groups

In the Methodist tradition, small groups formed to share and celebrate the praise items and concerns of the participants.  The participants of each small group decide the frequency of the meetings, as well as where and when to meet.  

Outreach Ministries

Food Pantry

The Food Pantry is Oxford's local food bank that is staffed by volunteers from different churches each month.  St. Andrew's staffs the pantry during the month of August.  The Food Pantry is located next to the Oxford Police Department on Molly Barr Road.

Interfaith Compassion Ministry

A collaborative effort among local churches to provide assistance with basic needs such as rent, utilities and a prescription drug program in a centralized location to individuals in Lafayette County who face crisis situations.  All donations left at the communion rail on Communion Sunday are donated to this ministry.

Mission Trips

St. Andrews provide teams for various mission trips.  Recent trips have had teams sent to St.Croix, American Somoa, West Africa, Tennessee Appalachian area, as well as Mississippi.

The Quilters of St. Andrews

Since 1991, a group of quilters have met together each week at St. Andrew's UMC.  The quilters use their skills to complete beautiful works of art.  The quilters use the love offerings they receive to benefit the church and local community.

St. Andrew's Calendar

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Mark Your Calendar For These Special Events

Posponed until November 15, 2018

Youth Thanksgiving Dinner

6:00 PM

Fellowship Hall

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Posponed until November 15, 2018

Youth Thanksgiving Dinner

  

The youth Thanksgiving Dinner will be at 6:00  PM Thursday, November 15th in the fellowship hall.  

6:00 PM

Fellowship Hall

By November 18, 2018

Time to Order a Poinsettia for Advent

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By November 18, 2018

Time to Order a Poinsettia for Advent

If you would like to purchase a poinsettia during the Advent Season to decorate our sanctuary, please complete the order form.  The order forms can be found in a envelop in each pew with the Registration Pad.  Profits from the sale will benefit the Van Fund.  You may pick up your Poinsettia after worship service on December 24th.  Please submit payment with forms by November 18th. 

NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 9th

Oxford Lovepacks

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NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 9th

Oxford Lovepacks

St. Andrew’s Kaleidoscope is supporting Lovepacks in their efforts this holiday season. You can help show your support too by bringing donations to church starting November 1st—December 9th.   

Lovepacks is a local nonprofit organization that provides food for school-age children in need of nutritional food on weekends and holidays. This   organization helps the school-age children in both the Lafayette County and Oxford School Districts. 


Listed below are the foods needed: 

• Pop-top Cans of Ravioli 

• CanS of Chicken Noodle or Vegetable Soup 

• Pop-top Beanie Weenies 

• Pop-top Canned fruit (please, no fruit cups)

 • 16 oz. Jars of Peanut Butter 

• Cheese/Peanut Butter Crackers 

• Granola or Protein Bars 

• Snack pack pudding 

Upcoming Kaleidoscope Events

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Upcoming Kaleidoscope Events

  

November is going to be a busy month for our Kaleidoscope group. They will be practicing for their upcoming Christmas program, which will be held on Sunday, December 2nd at 5:30 PM. This year’s Christmas program is entitled, “The Gifts of Christmas”. The children only have THREE Sundays left to practice. 


November 18th: No Kaleidoscope – Happy Thanksgiving!


November 25th: Kaleidoscope children will practice Christmas program with the youth group.

 Supper (Cindy)

 **Parents please stay and help decorate fellowship hall for Christmas.**


DECEMBER 2, 2018   -

           Christmas Program at 5:30 PM with potluck afterwards  


DECEMBER 9, 2018  -

           Kaleidoscope Christmas party and gift exchange


DECEMBER 16, 2018

         Christmas Caroling at the Blake 


Return  to St. Andrews UMC website for updates concerning these events.

Annual Stewardship Campaign

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Annual Stewardship Campaign

Please be in prayer for the various church committees, as well as the Finance Committee as they formulate the budge for the 2019 Calendar Year.  We also ask that you pray about your financial commitment to St. Andrews UMC for the coming year.  

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