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A Word from the Pastor: July 1, 2020

Dear Church Family, I had hoped to be able to invite you back to church in July today but unfortunately the recent persistent increases in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in north Texas require us to remain closed a while longer.  We will be watching trends in the spread of Covid 19 over the next two weeks in hope that there will be a plateau or decline that will give us greater confidence to reopen later in the month.  When we do resume worship ... Read More »

Facebook Live Broadcasts: Summer 2020

Facebook Live Streaming Facebook live broadcasts are now scheduled as follows: Mornings in the Word Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Live Streaming Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. Church remains closed to all in person activities. Read More »

A Word from the Pastor: May 24, 2020

Dear Church Family, I pray that you are safe, healthy, and experiencing the nearness and love of God in these days of waiting. Yes, there’s a lot of waiting going on for all of us. It seems that life has slowed down in almost every way. Maybe the only place that we are not waiting as much as we used to is in traffic and that’s because we aren’t going anywhere!  We wait for a treatment and vaccination for COVID-19 and for ... Read More »

A Word from the Pastor: May 9, 2020

Dear Church Family, As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase, we all must do our part to comply with the mitigation guidelines provided by federal, state and local authorities. In that regard, Bishop Mike McKee of the North Texas Annual Conference provided updated guidance for our churches this week. In summary: 1. All UM churches in the Metro and North Central Districts are ... Read More »

A Word from the Pastor: April 25, 2020

Dear Church Family, As we continue to follow the guidelines of the medical community and our leaders, we limit the spread and effects of COVID-19 by doing our part through social distancing, hand washing and sanitizing, staying home as much as possible, and masking when it is necessary to go out for essentials.  If we practice these sacrifices on behalf of others, we serve as Jesus has called us to and we will reap the benefits in our own health and well-being. We all long ... Read More »

Facebook Live Broadcasts: April 2020

Facebook live broadcasts are now only on Wednesdays and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Church remains closed to all activities through May 31, 2020. Read More »

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 »

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.