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Shuttle bus drivers

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Posted by Brooke Gibson on

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 faithful ...

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VBS: Galactic Starveyors

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Posted by Brooke Gibson on

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 in ...

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Kairos Prison Ministry

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Posted by Brooke Gibson on

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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Posted by Brooke Gibson on

   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

Pat, Pat, and Pam

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Posted by Brooke Gibson on

Pat, Pat, and Pam. Three ladies who need little introduction. For 21 years, Pat Freeman and Pam Carter have served in the church office; Pat Inmon has been a stalwart for over 26 years. Amid the various seasons of the church, Mrs. Freeman, Mrs. Carter, and Mrs. Inmon have never wavered. In fact, ...

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FBC Library & Media Center

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Posted by Brooke Gibson on

There is a hidden jewel in the lower level of our church with a wealth of information.  The church library contains nearly 10,000 volumes, including: Bible study books, biblical commentaries, Christian marriage and parenting books, biographies, Christian fiction for teens and adults, and a ...

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Tags: library, media

Greeters

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Posted by Brooke Gibson on

   “He’s amazing,” Lynn Riley says about Billie Gene Johnson. “Each Sunday morning, he’s always a smiling face who gives away hugs for free.” If you come through the side doors by the office, you will encounter Billie Gene most every Sunday morning. If ...

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Katrina Doss

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Posted by Brooke Gibson on

Jesus says, "Let the little children come to me ..." (Matthew 19:14). Katrina Doss has embraced those words of Christ at First for nearly 20 years.   When Katrina's daughter Katy Margaret was in the one-year-old Sunday School class, they were in need of a teacher.  "I said 'Yes,' ...

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Welcome Desk

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Posted by Brooke Gibson on

How many Sundays have you missed church in the last 26 years? For the Welcome Center duo at our church, Russell Finley and Dreher Harris, they’ve only missed one or two. That’s right, for over a quarter of a century Russell and Dreher have been in charge of gathering Sunday School ...

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