A letter to the editor signed by members of the Oconee Street UMC Sunday School Class.
Read the published letter here.
Read the full letter, sent to each member of the Georgia Board of Regents, here.
Check out this article by Ansley Brackin regarding the support Oconee Street has received from area United Methodists.
By Jenny Alpaugh
Published May 16, 2013 in Clarke Central High School’s Odyssey Newsmagazine.
by Joe Dennis
After holding worship services at Young Harris United Methodist Church on Prince Avenue, Oconee Street United Methodist Church is moving to Tuckston United Methodist Church on Lexington Road, utilizing the chapel which years ago was the main sanctuary for Tuckston UMC.
“In moving to this we are gaining a chapel for our worship service that looks a … Read the rest
by Kelly Whitmire
Published in The Red & Black on May 1, 2013
Oconee Street UMC music director Dr. Maxine Easom appeared on “Live with Gwen” with host Gwen O’Looney on WXAG-AM (Athens) radio on Thursday, April 25. Easom spoke about the history of the church, the importance of the church to the community and how to help with the rebuilding process. She was later joined by Erin Barger, director of the Athens … Read the rest
Click here for an article in the Flagpole about the Oconee Street church fire and subsequent outpouring of assistance.
Click here for a slideshow of photos showing the emotional work of the firefighters who worked so hard to contain the fire at Oconee Street as well as the onlookers who kept vigil that night.
This blog post on the Common Man blog speaks to the kind of church Oconee Street is, and reminds us all that no matter where we are, we will rebuild.
by Joe Dennis
Published on Athens Patch on April 22, 2013.
Roughly 70 members of Oconee Street United Methodist Church gathered yesterday in the transformed gymnasium of Young Harris UMC for Sunday service.
“Last week we met in our building on Oconee Street, and today we meet here on Prince Avenue,” said Oconee Street UMC Pastor Lisa Caine in the … Read the rest