News & Events

  • Early Learning Center Preschool Accepting Registrations for Fall 2016

    Early Learning Center Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Ages 3 – 5 years Optional 3rd day enrichment program on Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Ages 4 – 5 years Oak Grove UMC is partnering with Cross Way UMC for a new preschool that will meet at Oak Grove. The Early Learning Center is currently accepting registrations for Fall 2015. Read More »

  • July 2016: Kids Eat Free Summer Lunch Program Update

    KIDS EAT FREE summer lunch program provides sack lunches to our friends in Hilltown. Oak Grove UMC and Button Memorial UMC partner for this endeavor — some making and packing the lunches, others delivering them. Pictured here is Marge Bennett with just a few of the 140 to 160 people who benefit each day Monday through Friday. Read More »

  • July 2016: News from the Church Around the World

    Once Tortured for His Faith, Sudanese Man Becomes a United Methodist Church Licensed Pastor The Rev. Botrous Tutu, a newly licensed local pastor, receives his clergy robe from (left to right) Rev. John Gargis, Rev. Michael Sluder, and Rev. Charles Maynard during a June 11, 2016, ceremony. ALCOA, Tennessee — Botrous Tutu has been a preacher for many years — since the 1990s when he was tortured in Sudan for refusing to renounce his faith — and for the last four years, [...] Read More »


John 3:16

God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him won’t perish but will have eternal life.