Oconee Street UMC is the original home of Our Daily Bread Community Kitchen and continues to serve through Downtown Ministries. The program serves meals Monday through Friday for anyone in need, providing more than 75,000 nutritious meals with gracious hospitality to men, women and children in need.
We prepare 120 hot meals on the fourth Friday of every month. Contact … Read the rest
Oconee Street UMC will soon be offering “Godly Play,” an interactive church experience for children ages 3 to 6.
Godly Play teaches children the art of using Christian language-parable, sacred story, silence and liturgical action, helping them become more fully aware of the mystery of God’s presence in their lives. The program is based on a lifetime of research and … Read the rest
The United Methodist Mens (UMM) are once again hosting “Parking for God” this football season.
Because of the church’s close proximity to Sanford Stadium, the church offers ideal parking spaces for fans attending University of Georgia home football games. A group of volunteers direct parking on the property of the church for $25-$30/each, with all funds going towards a local … Read the rest
Oconee Street UMC invites its neighbors to the church’s annual Community Cookout, held from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 717 Oconee Street.
“This event is a way we can meet our neighbor’s in the surrounding Carr’s Hill Community,” said church member and event organizer Lew Allen.
Hot dogs, burgers (including veggie burgers) and several snacks will be served, … Read the rest
Oconee Street UMC will be helping “children discover the qualities that make them heroic in God” at its annual Vacation Bible School from July 10-14. This year’s theme is “Hero Central: Discover Your Strength in God.”
VBS is open to children ages 3 through rising 5th-grade students. Sessions will be held each day, July 10-14, from 9 a.m. to noon.… Read the rest
Oconee Street UMC is hosting its annual open-mic coffeehouse night on Friday, Feb. 3 from 7-9 in the fellowship hall.
Musical performances, poems and comedy acts will be performed by church members, and desserts and coffee (of course) will be served. The event is open to the public and is being sponsored by the church’s neighborhood outreach committee.
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The Oconee Street UMC Chancel Choir performed “The Work of Christmas” to more than 150 audience members on Dec. 6, 2016 in the sanctuary. The choir performance, directed by Amanda Martin, featured 11 instrumentalists, six actors and a narrator. Click here to see photos from the event.
The Oconee Street UMC Chancel Choir performed “The Work of Christmas” to more than 150 audience members on Dec. 6, 2016 in the sanctuary. The choir performance, directed by Amanda Martin, featured 11 instrumentalists, six actors and a narrator. Click here to watch the performance.
All photos by Jaydon Dennis
On September 18 from 9:45-10:45 am a panel will lead us in a discussion of ongoing detention and deportation in the Athens immigrant community, and how our church might respond. This is the handout we’ll share, in case you want to study it ahead of time to formulate your own thoughts, experiences, and questions.
When a foreigner resides among you
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