Oxford Presbyterian Church U.S.A  | 101 N. Main Street, Oxford, OH 45056
oxfordpresbychurch.org

 

(Image - Encounter Chapel mural, by Chilean artist Daniel Cariola, depicts the woman who sought healing by touching the hem of Jesus' cloak)
Join Us for Worship at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday!

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Scripture: Mark 5:25-34
Message: "A Fresh Touch in God"
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Vacation Bible School
Many thanks to all the children, parents, volunteers, VBS Coordinators and anyone else who helped make this years VBS a success.  All your hard-work was greatly appreciated.   The children had a great time and learned so much.

Enjoy this heartfelt letter written to the people in Cuba from one of the children.


The offering collected for Living Waters for the World
was approximately $983.55 and counting.  A final total will be given in The Voice e-newsletter.
Special Guest Worship Leader
In worship this Sunday, we eagerly welcome our guest worship leader, the Rev. Charles Dickerson, Jr.  Rev. Dickerson  formerly served as an associate minister at First Baptist Church, here in Oxford, Ohio. During his time at First Baptist he aided the Pastor during worship, served as the Intercessory Prayer Team Leader and the Wednesday night Bible Study teacher.
 
Rev. Dickerson's life mission is to aid in the spiritual development of believers in Christ through the preached word of God so they may discover who they were created to be in order to live their full purpose of life in the Kingdom of God, here on earth.
Least Coin Offering
Noise! Noise! Noise!
This Sunday, July 16th we will receive the Least Coin Offering
Let's Make Some Noise!
Memorial Service for Eileen Jeck
A Service of Witness to the Resurrection will be held in loving memory of Eileen Jeck on Friday, July 21 at 4:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of Oxford Presbyterian Church.

The family request that women wear colorful clothing to the service, as that is what Eileen would have wanted.

Reception immediately following the service in The Seminary Building.  All are welcome.
Youth Journey Through the Bible - Freedom Summer
As the youth continue their Journey through the Bible, viewed through the lens of race and ethnicity, all middle and high school youth are invited to join Matt Lykins and Molly Todd on Sunday, July 23rd for an opportunity to learn more about the 1964 civil rights initiative known as Freedom Summer. We will meet for lunch at 12:00 p.m. at the pavilion in the Uptown Park (we'll decide on a place to eat once the youth gather) and then travel together to the Freedom Summer Memorial on Miami University's Western Campus. At the memorial Mrs. Sibyl Miller, a member of the Oxford Community, will talk with our youth about local involvement in Freedom Summer.
Don't miss the August newsletter deadline,
Thursday, July 20th

Please submit all articles to: Nancy Moeckel
email: moeckenj@miamioh.edu 
The Deacon's Children's Food Drive
Many Children do not get school lunches in the summer and need extra food at home .   The Deacons request your donations of food and money to make their Food Drive a success. Food and Monetary donations may continuously be given throughout the summer.
 
If you would like to make a monetary donation, please make a check out to the Oxford Presbyterian Church with Children's Food Drive in the note field.  The money will be used to purchase food for the Oxford Choice Food Pantry.
 
Oxford Choice Food Pantry needs: canned fruit, cereal, spaghetti sauce, canned meals (such as Chef Boyardee or Kroger meals) and peanut butter. Toilet paper, child personal care items like body wash, deodorant, shampoo and hair conditioner
kroger plus card
Kroger Plus Card
Do you shop at Kroger's and have a Kroger Plus Card?  If so you can help the Deacons of the Oxford Presbyterian Church reach out to those in need in our church and community.  Here's how! To participate in the Kroger Community Rewards Program, one must have a Kroger Plus Card and a Kroger.com account, and will have to register with the Rewards Program. To sign up for the Rewards Program:
  • Go to Kroger.com
  • Click on "Community"
  • Click on "Kroger Community Rewards"
  • Click on "Create an Account" (if you do not have one) OR Click on "Click Here to sign in"
  • Either way, once enrolled, select Oxford Presbyterian Church as the recipient of Kroger's donations. Our organization ID # is 80717

PLEASE Sign up to be Greeters in August at OPC!!
 
Come around 9:30 or 9:35
Choir members can be Greeters too!
 
Sunday, August 20 and S unday, August 27
 
*Individuals (2 singles),  a couple or a family
 
Contact: Jan Reinhart (513.523.4339)
 
*Please indicate if you would like a postcard reminder
Your Stewardship Matters
You have not lived until you have done something
for someone who can never repay you.
- John Bunyan, author of Pilgrims Progress

Oxford Presbyterian Church

101 N. Main Street

Oxford, OH 45056

513-523-6364

office@oxfordpresbychurch.org

www.oxfordpresbychurch.org 

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