Sermons


October 10, 2021 – Pride Sunday!

On Pride Sunday 2021, we welcomed back Oakhurst-ordained Rev. Benjamin Curry, who reflects on Mark 10:17-31. Ben shares: “Pride is about getting down to earth and being true to who you have always been. No shame. You cannot truly understand pride unless you truly understand shame…and release it.”

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September 19, 2021 – Get Real!

“There is something in every one of you that waits, listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself and if you cannot hear it, you will never find whatever it is for which you are searching.…” – Howard ThurmanListen as Melanie Vaughn-West shares her search for the genuine in her own heart and invites… Read more »

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September 5, 2021 – I Learn by Going

“I learn by going where I have to go.” (Theodore Roethke) Karen Bryant Shipp shared experiences, both planned and unexpected, from her recent sabbatical/pilgrimage to the Cedars of Peace in Nerinx, KY.

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August 8, 2021 – 11th Sunday after Pentecost

“I need a break. I need to take a step back. I QUIT!” If you heard these words from your favorite hero or athlete, how would you see them? Or from a community leader, clergy, or advocate you most admired? What if one of the major prophets uttered those same words and walked away, would… Read more »

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July 25, 2021 – 9th Sunday after Pentecost

Listen as Oakhurst member Melissa King Rogers preaches from Hawaii! Together, from around the globe and right here in Decatur, Georgia, we will worship God and seek God’s guidance in creating a more loving and just kin-dom of heaven here on earth!

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July 18, 2021 – 8th Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, we celebrated our first hybrid worship service with some people in-person in the sanctuary and others joining us via Zoom. What a wonderful day it was! Listen as Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West encourages us in these new days.

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