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A Word from the Pastor: April 7, 2020
Maundy Thursday Communion April 9, 2020

Dear Loved Ones, This Thursday evening, April 9, 2020, at 6 pm CDT I will broadcast live on the Oak Grove UMC Aubrey Facebook page.  Together but apart, we will remember the night that Jesus and his disciples came together to share in the Passover meal after which, he established the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper with bread and wine. As part of that remembrance, I will lead us in the sacrament of Holy Communion.  If you wish to participate, here is ... Read More »

A Word from the Pastor: April 3, 2020

Dear Church Family, As we approach Palm Sunday and one of the most significant weeks in the life of the Lord’s Church, we we do so separated from one another, doing our part to mitigate the spread of Corona Virus, limit the strain on our medical infrastructure, and ultimately save lives.  As of now, ‘stay home’ is in effect through April 30 and will likely be extended. Since we cannot meet together, I will continue to use Facebook Live to offer encouragement and ... Read More »

Social Distancing Update: March 18, 2020

Dear Church Family, Yesterday’s COVID-19 update from the Bishop of our North Texas Annual Conference expanded the suspension of public worship services to include ALL churches in the Conference and extended the suspension through March 29, 2020.  Therefore, in doing our part to guard the health of ourselves, our church family and the larger community as well as to participate in efforts to stem the spread ... Read More »

No Facebook? No worries!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! As I began broadcasting messages and devotional lessons on Facebook Live, I learned that many of our folks do not have a Facebook account and are not able to participate in the live broadcast.  However, I have learned how to make the broadcast available to those who do not have Facebook but DO have email. If that describes you and you would like to receive these video broadcasts, send your request along with your email address to Read More »

From the Pastor: March 16, 2020

Dear Church Family, I hope that this finds you thriving, not merely surviving under the conditions of ‘social distancing’. This is a time when I am grateful for social media and the internet as I discover new ways of staying connected with you and engaged in the work of God’s kingdom. Today I started a daily live broadcast on our Facebook page (Oak Grove UMC) where I share devotional and inspirational encouragement from ... Read More »

COVID-19 Virus Update

CANCELLATION OF WORSHIP SERVICESMarch 15 and 22  Dear Oak Grove Church Family, The situation and emerging information concerning the Covid 19 virus remain very fluid and that requires that we all resolve to take the recommended precautions, use sound judgment, and remain flexible in this ever-changing environment. I just received an email from the Bishop of our Annual Conference strongly recommending that all UM churches in our district cancel worship services this Sunday, March 15 and next Sunday, March 22.  We will, of course, ... Read More »

Daylight Saving Time Begins March 8, 2020

Daylight Saving Times begins this Sunday, March 11, 2018. Remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour on Saturday, March 10, 2018, before you go to sleep so you won't be late for church. Read More »

Potluck Sunday: March 1, 2020

Potluck Lunch! Sunday, March 1, 2020 We will have a good, old-fashioned Oak Grove Potluck Fellowship Lunch this Sunday, March 1, 2020! Bring a favorite main dish, side or dessert to share and join in the fun, friends, food and frivolity right after worship! Read More »

Ash Wednesday: February 26, 2020 UPDATED information, please read!

Receive Ashes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, a time of concentrated focus of attention on our relationship with God in Christ as we approach the cross and resurrection of Jesus. Ashes are a sign of mortality and repentance and you may receive ashes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 7:0 a.m. to noon. We had planned to offer ‘drive through’ ashes to those on their way to ... Read More »

Pastor Don’s Lenten Bible Study Begins March 2, 2020

Pastor Don’s Lenten Bible Study Mondays beginning March 2, 2020 12:00 p.m. Pastor Don’s Lenten Bible Study will be held on Mondays at 12:00 p.m. starting on March 2, 2020. Fast or bring a sack lunch.       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.