December 27, 2019
First Sunday of Christmas

In preparation for worship,
we encourage you to read the Scripture passage
and reflect on what God’s word might be to you.

Scripture: Matthew 2:13-23
Message: "The Empire Strikes Back"

(Image: An icon of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus's flight into Egypt)
Ministry News and Upcoming Events
Crafts with Carol
In lieu of Sunday School on December 29, “Crafts with Carol” will be held in the 3-5th grade classroom for children and youth on.

Preschool/Nursery will be offered in the preschool classroom.
Attention Youth and Sunday School Children
Your church's Christian Education Committee has a Christmas gift for you! ...A "Joseph" ornament made by the Barker family in Oxford. If you haven’t received yours, Please see Carol Klumb.
Youth Group
Youth Group will be on break through the holidays and will start back up on Sunday, January 12th. See you then!
Church Office Closed New Year's Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
New Office Hours
Starting Thursday, January 2, 2020

Our Office Hours Will Change To:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday
Congregational Meeting
The Annual Congregational Meeting of Oxford Presbyterian Church will take place on Sunday, January 19, 2020 following worship.

Please turn in Committee Reports to the church Office by Monday, January 6, 2020.
Tuesday Evening Circle
The Tuesday Evening Circle will meet in the home of Jane Baer at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7 , at 7:30 p.m. Sue Wilson will be presenting the program. Nancy Sturgeon will give the Devotion. Seeing Jane in her home is always a meaningful experience.

Anyone needing a ride should contact Karen Simpson, 523-8363, k.simpson2007@yahoo.com .
Join Our Ministry Team
Trinity Knot Seek Serve Share
We are actively seeking a part-time (5 hrs.) Sunday Assistant. The new position is designed to elevate our ministry offerings on Sunday at the Memorial Church. The Sunday Assistant will prepare the Memorial Church for worship and fellowship. This person will also be trained to operate the sanctuary audio visual system during worship. Following worship and fellowship, the Sunday Assistant will ready the Memorial Church for ministry and mission in the coming week. 

For the complete Sunday Assistant Position Description, go to  www.oxfordpresbychurch.org/news-events/ , also check us out on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/OxfordPresbyterianChurch . Please send resume, references, and cover letter to express your interest in this position to Pastor Lawrence Bartel,  office@oxfordpresbychurch.org  

We will begin reviewing applications on January 2, 2020.

Share this ideal opportunity with your friends and neighbors!
Still available: SERRV items, coffee and chocolate
See Prue Dana
Your Stewardship Matters

Wisdom of years be yours
Joy of friendships be yours
Wealth of memories be yours
Fruit of memories be yours
Hope of heaven be yours
Peace of God be yours
- Traditional Celtic Blessing for a New Year
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