ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE ON FEBRUARY 26TH AT 6:30 PM

About St. Andrew's

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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

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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

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

Click on Youth Section in the Header for a list of events.



Senior Services

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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

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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

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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

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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.

  Click on the Kaleidoscope Section in the Header for a list of events.

United Methodist Women

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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.

St. Andrew's Chancel Choir

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  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

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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.  

Grief Support

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The Grief Support Group invites you to attend if you are in the process of grieving the loss of a loved one or feeling the need for a support group.  This need may involve divorce, illness, a job loss, loneliness, or depression.  Grief Support meetings will be held on the first and third Mondays of every month at 10:00 AM

Outreach Ministries

Food Pantry

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Ramp Building Ministry

Five from St. Andrews, Habitat for Humanity, and several of the homeowner's neighbors and friends.

A new ministry being spearheaded by St. Andrews United Methodist Church in our area is a ramp building ministry.  With help from Habitat for Humanity, neighbors and friends of the homeowners, and members of St. Andrews UMC, ramps are constructed for individuals with physical disabilities.   It is great to work together as a community to be the hands and feet of Christ for those in need.

Van Ministry

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The St. Andrews UMC van is a 15 passenger van with a wheelchair lift.  The van is used to pick up several each Sunday morning and will expand our capability to pick up at assisted living locations as well as the Regional Center. It will be enjoyed by youth and other church groups as well.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Lay Leadership School

Lay Leadership School will be held at First United Methodist Church in New Albany on February 22, 2019.  See brochure to your right for more information.

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Rocky Railway Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School this year will be from July 19th through July 23rd.  To register, please click on the red box labeled PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION FORM below.

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Volunteers are Needed for Rocky Railway VBS

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at St. Andrew's.  Our children and youth programs depend on volunteers and value their contributions.  Your willingness to serve the children, youth, and staff of the church is greatly appreciated.

Please complete this form to apply to be a volunteer in our church.  You will be notified by email when your application has been processed.

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Water, Sanitation. and Hygiene Designated Fund

At the request and financial support of one of our members, the church Finance Committee and the Administrative Council have created the UMC Global Ministries Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Designated Fund.  Annually, the contents of the fund will be sent to the Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church and will be designated for one of the fifteen causes they support.  A description of these cause can be found by clicking below and then click on Explore Projects.  If you would like to donate to the fund, specify on your check or gift envelope that it is for Global Ministries.


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St. Andrew's Calendar

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Mark Your Calendar For These Special Events

February 26th

Ash Wednesday Service

6:30 PM

Event Details

February 26th

Ash Wednesday Service

Ash Wednesday Service will be held at at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 26th.

6:30 PM

March 3rd

First Tuesday Fellowship Potluck Luncheon

12 Noon

Fellowship Hall

Event Details

March 3rd

First Tuesday Fellowship Potluck Luncheon

The First Tuesday Fellowship Potluck Luncheon will showcase the luck of the Irish. The Silver Steppers are back by popular demand to strut t...

Event Details

12 Noon

Fellowship Hall

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