C.S. Lewis Bible Study

751830A Tuesday night Bible study examining renowned author C.S. Lewis and his relationship with God will begin Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.

The study, titled “C.S. Lewis: Reluctant Disciple: Faith, Reason and the Power of the Gospel,” will be the weekly college Bible study class for the semester. However, the class is open to anyone interested in attending.

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Register for VBS by July 10

logo-glowRegister for VBS by July 10!

Surf’s up at VBS 2016 as children will “catch the wave of God’s amazing love” at the Surf Shack,  July 25-29 from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Registration is now open here.

Volunteers are needed to have a successful VBS program. Youth (middle school/high school students) are also encouraged to serve as volunteers. … Read the rest

Task Force for Racial Justice

In an effort to open community dialogue and address issues of racial justice, Oconee Street UMC is launching a Racial Justice Task Force.

In response to a sermon last September, several church members have been in conversation about reaching out to racial minority communities in the Athens area to address issues of racial justice, especially in the area of criminal … Read the rest

Community Cookout

Oconee Street UMC hosted a “Community Cookout” on Aug. 22 to celebrate the reopening of its sanctuary after more than two years of construction. Nearly 100 people joined in the celebration, which featured grilled food, live music and games.