Giddyup Junction VBS – July 14th‐17th from 5:30 to 8:15 PM * Closing 6:00 PM on 18th

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 )

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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uth 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.

United Methodist Men

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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

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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.  

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.

Special Anouncements

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St. Andrew's New Van

Trustee chair Joe Gauvin along with member James Callahan picked up our new church van today. It is a 15 passenger van with a wheelchair lift. Thanks men, for the 12 hour day to pick it up! The van will be 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.

St. Andrew's Calendar

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Mark Your Calendar For These Special Events

July 14th - July 18th

VBS 2019 - Giddy-up Junction

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July 14th - July 18th

VBS 2019 - Giddy-up Junction

 

VBS 2019 - Giddy-up Junction 

on July 14th through 17th from 5:30 PM to 8:15 PM.

Closing Program at 6:00 PM on Thursday, July 18th

Ashley Masinelli, Children’s Director.

July 21st through July 26th

149th Annual Oxford Campground Meeting

11:00 AM and 7:30 PM

Old Methodist Campground

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July 21st through July 26th

149th Annual Oxford Campground Meeting

The 149th Annual Oxford Campground meeting will be held from Sunday, July 21st through Friday, July 26th.  Services will be held at 11:00 AM and  7:30 PM daily.  A lunch on the grounds will follow the 11:00 AM service on Sunday.  Reed McCaleb (Water Valley First United Methodist Church) will be the minister for the week and Susanne "Susie" Van Dyke (Northwest Community College), who lives in Batesville, Mississippi, will be the song leader for the week.

11:00 AM and 7:30 PM

Old Methodist Campground

Mondays through Thursday in August

Pantry Month at St. Andrew's

The Pantry Building next to the OPD

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Mondays through Thursday in August

Pantry Month at St. Andrew's

August is pantry month at St. Andrews and we kick things off on Thursday, August 1st.


Volunteer opportunities abound:

Alternating Monday mornings unloading chickens;

Tuesday morning for stocking;

Wednesday and Thursday at 8:30 for shopping with the clients.


Your donation of canned food, garden produce, and cash will be greatly appreciated.


To volunteer, sign up on the bulletin board in the coffee area, or inform the Danahy's or the Scott's.

The Pantry Building next to the OPD

August 4th

Blessings of the Back Packs

9:00 AM

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August 4th

Blessings of the Back Packs

St. Andrews will have a blessing of the back packs at its 9:00 AM service on Sunday, August 4th.  All children are invited to bring their back packs to this service for a blessing to start the new school year.

9:00 AM

August 10th

Work Day at St. Andrew's

8:00 AM

Fellowship Hall

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August 10th

Work Day at St. Andrew's

Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 10th.  Large projects includes a fresh coat of paint in the fellowship hall, as well as other things that need to be done.

8:00 AM

Fellowship Hall

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