January 3, 2020
Epiphany Sunday

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 2:1-12
Message: "Seekers and Scientists"
Including the Sacrament of Holy Communion

(Image: “Gifts” by John Stuart, a Scottish pastor serving Erin Presbyterian Church
in Knoxville, TN)
Ministry News and Upcoming Events
Numbered offering envelopes are now available for the new year.
Those who requested envelopes may pick them up in the Narthex.
If you would like envelopes, please contact the financial secretary at finance@oxfordpresbychurch.org
Youth Group
Youth Group will be on break through the holidays and will start back up on Sunday, January 12th.

See you then!
New Office Hours
Starting Thursday, January 2, 2020

Our Office Hours Have Changed To:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
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 .
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.
Church Services at The Knolls
We will once again be viewing a recent Presbyterian Church service at The Knolls on Tuesday, January 14 & 28.  Come and join us at 10 a.m. in the Activity Room. If you would like to watch with us, but need a ride, call Becky Quay at 513-523-5747.
“Called to Life!” Retreat
All are invited and encouraged to participate in the second and final retreat in our “Called to Life!” discernment.

Join us on Saturday, January 18 at 9:00 a.m. in the Seminary Community Room.
Tuesday Afternoon Circle
Will meet on January 21 in Country Kitchen at the Knolls. An optional lunch for $8 is available at noon in the café by making reservations with Rosemary Fisher by the preceding Friday (January 17) at 524-7748. Visitors and guests are always welcome to attend this lunch and meeting.
Current Volunteer Needs
There are several ways to get involved in the mission and ministry of OPC. Currently volunteers are needed to help fold the weekly bulletin and monthly newsletter. If you have some free time, please consider joining the team. Contact the church office at 523-6364 for details.
Creating a Healthy Community
An Invitation from Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Oxford: The Beauty of Silence Retreat
Transfiguration Spirituality Center (TSC), Glendale, OH
January 24-26, 2020

TSC offers a peaceful space for rest, reflection, and prayer. Accommodations include a private room in Bethanna plus three meals per day in St. Mary’s guest dining room. Total cost for two nights including all meals is $154.00. Dietary restrictions requested 15 days prior to arrival.

Registration and payment deadline is Sunday, January 12.

For more information, contact Kathleen Carels: krcarels@gmail.com , 513-523-8614.
Living Into Hope

Life is short
we have but little time
to gladden the hearts of those who travel this way with us.
Oh, be swift to love
And make haste – to be kind!
- Henri-Frederic Amiel
Oxford Presbyterian Church | 101 N. Main Street, Oxford OH 45056