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 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.
Youth ministry offers age appropriate classes, leadership and managerial opportunities through community outreach projects. Socializing and "class trips" provide a Christian context for maturing.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Genesis, God brings order out of chaos and the abyss. By volunteering in the pantry, haven't we also brought some order into the chaotic lives of many pantry clients? In the name of Jesus, haven't we mirrored and shared in God's creative powers? The month was a blessing to us all in many different ways.
Totals for the month of August
volunteer hours 617
St. Andrew’s UMC’s Chancel Choir invites new members to join in and become a part of this hard working and loving group. The choir rehearses each Wednesday night for about an hour and a half, and then meets briefly before the 11:00 a.m. worship to put on robes and warm up. They sing as part of each 11:00 a.m. worship service. Please consider joining in. The fellowship and prayers shared add to a great experience of singing praise to the Lord and ministering as a special part of our worship. Be a part of something much bigger than yourself.
Studies show that those who regularly sing in a choir experience health benefits including reduced stress, improved mood, healthier blood pressure, less perceived pain, and boosted immune system. Come lift your voice and sing!
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.
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The Nominations Committee (Lay Leadership) will meet on Sunday, September 22nd at 3:00 PM at the church.
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Remember that the Blood Drive is set for September 29th. The Blood Mobile will be in the St. Andrew's parking lot from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM. Any questions concerning your blood donations, see Brad Westbrook. Thanks for your gift of life.
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GET READY. Pick out your number to share with the group. It can be musical, artistic, vocal, or whatever your talent might be. Supper will be served and a good time will be had by all.
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