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Operation Christmas Child

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While many would look at the red and green box and just see a shoebox, Beth and Sarah McCullen see a life-changing gift.  This dynamic mother-daughter duo has been volunteering with Operation Christmas Child for three years.  What was once primarily an AWANA activity, has transformed...

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XYZ (Xtra Years of Zest)

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The first Tuesday of every month, our church’s senior adult group, XYZ, gathers in the fellowship hall at 11 a.m.  They open with hymn singing, follow with an inspirational speaker or music group, and the program is topped off with a delicious lunch prepared by Kathleen & Jeff...

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ESL Volunteers

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  It is often said that “the world is in our backyard — right here in Oxford.”  With the University just walking distance from our church doors, we have a unique opportunity to share the Gospel with students from all over the world.  On Sunday mornings and...

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College Ministry Team

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Anna and Brody met as Ole Miss grad students on the field of Vaught-Hemingway 12 years ago, and their relationship grew while they attended FBC's College & Career Class.  Ten years of marriage and two little girls later, they faithfully juggle their family and careers while serving as...

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Children's Ministry, Diane Vinson

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  God is working and moving in the children's ministry at FBC-Ox!  Have you noticed?  In the last six months, several children have accepted Christ  as their Savior and been baptized!  There are dozens of volunteers who teach and encourage our children in their faith...

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Sunday School volunteers

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  Each Sunday, there are volunteers who work behind the scenes to help make our 50 Sunday School classes a success.  Our Sunday School directors help secure teachers, make sure each class has supplies and resources, and assist with records/guest cards.  Our current directors are...

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Shuttle bus drivers

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There are a group of volunteers that are vital to our logistics on Sunday mornings.  They greet you with a smile and "Good Morning," and  patiently wait for you and your family to load and unload the shuttle bus."With limited parking on Sunday mornings, our shuttle drivers are...

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VBS: Galactic Starveyors

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A staple in the children's ministries at FBC-Oxford remains Vacation Bible School. At the start of June, between 200-300 children from nursery age through 6th grade flood the campus of the church to learn more about Jesus. Dina Addy says, “I just feel like God uses VBS in a powerful way...

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Kairos Prison Ministry

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Something as simple as the gift of a donut or a package of Oreos can be the key to starting an open dialogue about the Gospel with some of the toughest inmates in Mississippi.  A team of men from First Baptist-Oxford are committed to praying for the prisoners at Parchman, and sharing...

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Tags: kairos, missions, prison ministry

Men's Ministry Work Day

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   While some of us are still in our pajamas drinking coffee on Saturday morning, a dedicated group of men from First are making a difference. Every other month, a number of men (and some of their sons) meet at the church for a quick breakfast and then split up into teams.  They...

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Tags: men's ministry, work day

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