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Summer Church School for Children

Summer Church School for Children

Sunday Mornings at 9:45 a.m. in Room 108

During the summer our regular church school teachers take a break, but we still have Church School for children ages 3 through the 5th grade (and childcare for those younger than 3). 

All classes will begin at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday mornings.  Regular Church School classes will resume on Sunday, August 19.  Click to see the full schedule.

 

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All Church Retreat is coming soon!

All Church Retreat is coming soon!

August 10-12 at the Hinton Rural Life Center

The theme is:  "The Tree of Life - The Roots of our Spiritual Connection."  It is led by Gayanne Geurin, Music Director and Lay Cantor at Congregation Bet Haverim.  

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"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.

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"Christ the King: Paradox and Wisdom"

Sunday, November 26, 2017

David Rensberger reminds us that when we celebrate Christ the King, we must remember that he is a king of paradox. Matthew pictures him as a king who is encountered in his most vulnerable subjects, and who judges on the basis not only of justice but of compassion. When Ephesians says that he is seated at God's right hand with all things under his feet, and that he fills all in all, it portrays Christ in terms of divine Wisdom, through whom all creation came into being, and by whom it still is guided and filled with divine presence.  Click to watch.

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Oakhurst Baptist School of Radical Love

Oakhurst Baptist School of Radical Love

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Should we be called the Oakhurst Baptist School of Radical Love? Leslie Withers challenges us to consider the answer to that question on Stewardship Sunday at Oakhurst Baptist Church. Click to watch.

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"Overflow"

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West explores the question, "How do we cultivate generosity of spirit when the world seems so mean and those with the least power seem to suffer most?" based on Luke 6:37-38.  Click to watch.

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"From Reform to Reborn"

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - Reformation Sunday

Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West reminds us that we are descended from Gospel trouble-makers on Reformation Sunday.  Her sermon is based on John 3:1-8 and John 4:7-24.  Click to watch.

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The Turning Point

The Turning Point

Part I of The Continuing Struggle for Integrity

Third Avenue Films has captured in documentary form the changes and decisions that touched Atlanta, Decatur, and Oakhurst in a 23-minute film titled The Turning Point. Click to watch.

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World Communion Sunday

World Communion Sunday

October 1, 2017

Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West encourages us to serve God, the church, and the world in a way that enlivens us.  Click to watch.

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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.