News

34th Annual Hunger Walk/Run

34th Annual Hunger Walk/Run

Sunday, February 25

Help us raise awareness and funds to fight hunger in our community.  Go to www.hungerwalkrun.org to register or click here for more instructions.  Talk to Deloyd Johnson-Jones if you have questions.

Read More ›

"Knowing and Being Known"

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - Covenant Sunday

Oakhurst Baptist members promise one another “...I will offer to know and love my sisters and brothers in this fellowship, and am willing to be known and loved by them…” As writer Glennon Doyle Melton shares, “We can choose to be perfect and admired or to be real and loved.” Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West along with Oakhurst members Terri Sarratt, Bob Duvall, and Mary Margaret Yearwood share their experiences of being known and loved in the OBC community.  Click to watch.

Read More ›
Youth Group on Sunday Nights

Youth Group on Sunday Nights

Join us for the Hunger Walk on February 25 after worship!

On Sunday, February 25 we will leave immediately after worship to participate in the Hunger Walk/Run at the Georgia State Stadium.  Be ready to go at 12:00 with lunch in hand!

Read More ›
Charge to the New and Returning Deacons

Charge to the New and Returning Deacons

Sunday, January 21, 2018

On Sunday, January 21, Deacon Chair Sharlyn Menard charged the new and returning deacons with the integral work of caring for the needs of our congregation.  We grateful for these willing servants who offer love and compassion to others.  Click to watch.

Read More ›

"God Loves Who?"

Sunday, January 14, 2018 - Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday

In her sermon, Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West asks, "Who exactly does God love?"  Click to watch.

Read More ›

"What Gifts Will We Bring?"

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - Epiphany Sunday

On Epiphany Sunday, Minister of Music Karen Bryant Shipp takes a look at the words of Frances Chesterton's poem "Here is the little door," set to music by Herbert Howells.  She asks us to consider what gifts we offer to the Christ child, and what consequences those hold for us.  Click to watch.

Read More ›

"The Light in Us"

Sunday, December 31, 2017 - First Sunday after Christmas

How can we possibly believe that God's light cannot be extinguished when evil seems rampant and our lives are filled with personal struggles?  Oakhurst member Anna Hall offers wisdom from the Gospel of John, the Cotton Patch, Watch Night traditions, and gardening to help us affirm God's light in our messy lives and strengthen our commitment to growing and shining that light in the New Year.  Click to watch.

Read More ›

"What Perches in the Dark"

Sunday, December 24, 2017 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

As we continue to wait through the darkness of Advent, Pastor Lauren Colwell encourages us to allow the hope, peace, and love of all the earth to not simply perch on the outskirts of our lives, but live fully and completely in our hearts.  Click to watch.

Read More ›

"What's Born in the Dark"

Sunday, December 10 - Second Sunday of Advent

The angel Gabriel surprises Mary, leading with, "Do not be afraid!" But his message is one that will send her life careening into the darkness of the unknown.  In her sermon "What's Born in the Dark," Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West asks, "When we find ourselves in the dark, our own future up-ended or unknown, can we trust the angel's assurance to not be afraid?"  Click to watch.

Read More ›

Categories

Meeting Times

Sunday

  • Church School 9:30 a.m.
  • Worship 11:00 a.m.
  • Youth Group 5:30 p.m.
    Youth Room

Fourth Sundays

  • Dinner 5:30 p.m.
    Fellowship Hall
  • Youth Group 6:30 p.m.
  • Committees 6:30 p.m.