Lenten Devotion: March 11

I Did Not Question

— By JoBeth Allen

I didn’t know this biblical history, recounted in Ezra 6:1-12. “Jerusalem receives reparations when the people return after exile: King Darius uses the royal treasury to fulfill the reparations even though he was not the king who forced them to abandon their homeland. It was not King Darius’ personal wrongdoing that caused … Read the rest

The Church at Work on the Border

By Gail Hanula

“Aid Worker arrested for giving water to two men who illegally crossed the US/Mexico border.”  What, I thought, shouldn’t the crime be NOT giving water to people in need?  It took 2 years for this young man to be found not guilty, and the image of someone leaving a jug of water for a thirsty traveler stayed … Read the rest

Church urges UGA to acknowledge Linnentown

Oconee Street United Methodist Church has sent a letter to University of Georgia President Jere Morehead encouraging the university to acknowledge its involvement in the destruction of the historically Black Linnentown neighborhood in the 1960s and join in work to address the harm done to residents and their descendants. In a letter drafted by the church’s Reparations Action Committee and … Read the rest

March 21 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
March 21, 2021 • Fifth Sunday of Lent

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Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude: “Misfits”

Maxine Easom (piano) and Natalie Smith (flute)

Discussing “Glory”

Mrs. Janet Frick and the Upper Elementary Sunday School Class

Call to Confession

Amanda and Rick Martin and Simon Scott

Opening Hymn: “At the Name Read the rest

Jan. 10 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
January 10, 2021

Full Service Stream


Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude: “Shall We Gather At The River?”

Maxine Easom, piano


Joe Dennis

Opening Hymn: “I Sing Almighty the Power of God”

St. John’s Episcopal Church (Boulder, Colorado)

Old Testament Reading: Genesis 1:1-5

Joe Dennis

Gospel Reading: Mark 1:4-11

Joe Dennis

Sermon: “Two Spirits”

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