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The Evidence of Things Not Seen

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1

Dear Friends, Easter time makes me “see” and “dream” of colorful yellow daffodils, bright red tulips, and sparkling white Easter lilies. Of course before we get to enjoy those beautiful spring flowers, there is the hard work of planting […]

Local Missions

Local Missions Love I.N.C. – Top 10 Facts

There are nearly 150 Love I.N.C. affiliates across the U.S.A.
Over 20 area churches are affiliated with Love I.N.C. of North Oakland County.
We currently offer 14 different needs-based ministries.
25 local and state government agencies assist with client needs, as well as countless area non-profit groups […]

OUMC Assessment Report

Oxford United Methodist Church: Church Assessment Findings compiled by consultant Rev. Jean Snyder (Feb. 26, 2017). Here is a summary of the major findings and suggestions from our Church Assessment Group meetings (in January and February). This report is based on meeting discussions, written questionnaires, written and verbal comments, church documents, and observations. Copies of […]

UMCOR Sunday and Bells & Brunch is March 19

When disaster strikes around the globe – Haiti’s 2010 earthquake or Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 – so many watching the drama unfold on our living room televisions feel entirely helpless. How could any one person make a difference in the wake of such widespread devastation? As responders around the globe scramble to help survivors, the […]

The Answer is Easter

After the April 2013 suicide of his 27-year-old son, Matthew, pastor and author Rick Warren was often asked how he was able to keep going. His frequent reply? “The answer is Easter.”

In the Easter sermons Warren preached the following year,he emphasized that Jesus’ resurrection is the answer to discouragement, defeat and devastating trials. “The death, […]

The Easter Season

Sunday Worship Service – 10:00am

Ash Wednesday Service – March 1st – 7:30pm
Communion Sunday – March 5th – 10:00am

Bells & Brunch Sunday – March 19th – 10:00am
Palm Sunday Service – April 9th – 10:00am

Maundy Thursday Service – April 13th
6pm Potluck / 7pm Communion Service

Good Friday Community Service – April 14th

Easter Sunday […]

Human Relations Day – January 22

Together, we extend a helping hand to those in crisis so they can overcome formidable obstacles. Turn on the news or drive around the outskirts of your town and you will find what Jesus called “the least of these.” Those living in the margins of society, struggling to survive . . .
Over and over Jesus […]

Aid for Aleppo, Syria

The United Methodist Committee on Relief is working hard with two on-the-ground partners to develop projects that provide humanitarian assistance, mostly food, supplies and other non-food items to the survivors of Aleppo. Since 2010, UMCOR has been responding to the Syrian crisis by working with partners to provide for the basic human needs of refugees […]

Lay Leader’s Message: Examining Our Personal Journeys of Faith

By Mary Garrard
As a new year begins, I believe that it is important to take some time to examine our personal journeys of faith. How are we going to focus on living more effective Christ-like lives in 2017? This renewed focus will be different for each of us, but the following thoughts of Max Lucado […]

January Worship Schedule

January 1 Epiphany Sunday / Holy Communion
– Matthew 2:13-23
Hope for our Children
January 8 Baptism of the Lord / 1st Sunday after the Epiphany
Guest Preacher: Rev Jean Snyder
January 15 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany
Bells & Brunch
Guest Preacher: Rev Jean Snyder
January 22 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany / Human Relations Sunday (Special Offering)
– Matthew […]