Category Archives: Religion

Local church partners with Board of Supervisors for trash pick-up

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By Cody Futrell News Writer One local church is taking the “Keep Oxford/Lafayette County Beautiful” Initiative and running with it. Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church on County Road 225 off Highway 30 in Oxford partnered with Lafayette County Board of Supervisors representative Kevin Frye April 8 to clean trash along the road which has been a […]

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OUUMC to hold Easter service at OHS

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By Chaning Green News Writer This Sunday, Oxford University United Methodist Church will be holding their Easter Sunday service in the gymnasium of Oxford High School at 10 a.m. The venue change is due to the heavy construction they church is currently undergoing. Associate Pastor Chris McAlilly said that the church has had to adapt […]

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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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