Category Archives: Religion

Feeding the masses: St. Peter’s offering free breakfast to community

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By Chaning Green News Writer St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is now offering free breakfast every Monday and Thursday from 7:30 to 8:30 until Easter. The breakfast is at absolutely no cost to those who attend and is open to anyone and everyone in the community. St. Peter’s outreach ministry was looking for a new way […]

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FPC completes another successful mission trip to Haiti

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By Chaning Green News Writer In January, the First Presbyterian Church of Oxford returned to Haiti for their annual medical missionary work. The church began going periodically in the mid-90s, but the trip has become an annual event since the 2010 earthquake that devastated the country. Greg Patton, a local doctor and member of FPC, […]

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Meet Your Neighbors: Change Mississippi and local mosque hold community event

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By Chaning Green News Writer Change Mississippi and the Oxford Mosque teamed up Sunday afternoon to host a Meet Your Neighbors event. The event had a turn out of over 250 people and was held in the hopes of dispelling any misconceptions and answering questions about the Muslim faith. It was also an opportunity for […]

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Local faith leaders and guests gather to discuss state of community, possible curfew

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By Chaning Green News Writer Every year before the fifth Sunday of the new year, pastors, ministers and representatives from Baptist churches within the local district come together at Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist for a prayer breakfast to discuss and pray for the state of the community. There are 19 churches within the local district. These […]

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St. John to expand church

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By Chaning Green News writer St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church is getting ready to undergo a major renovation. The building that serves as the Church now was dedicated in 2008. The building that stood in its place previously was torn down in 2005 and had been the Church since the early 1940s. Father Joe […]

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