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Geese visit Oakwood UMC

We had some geese as guests this Sunday at Oakwood UMC. Of course, they were on the wrong end of the church. Our worship sanctuary is on the opposite end from our feathered guests. But, they're welcome to visit whichever end of the church suits [...]

By | 2018-02-04T19:40:56+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

Memorial Services for Llewellyn Taylor

Services for Llewellyn Taylor. (Tuesday, January 30th, 2018) Graveside service @ 11:30 a.m. at Peaceful Gardens (15602 TX-493 Loop, Lubbock, TX 79423) near Cooper High School, south Lubbock off Cooper Road. (Google Maps Link) Also, each of the following will be held the same day [...]

By | 2018-01-29T17:04:36+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: Memorial|Tags: |0 Comments

Elvis Presley Methodist Involvement

Whether or not you're a fan of Elvis Presley, you'll find this interesting.  Did you know that Elvis' 3 Grammy wins were for Gospel music? The following paragraphs were borrowed from Click to read the full article here. By the start of 1956, Elvis [...]

By | 2018-01-27T17:45:17+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Categories: Music|Tags: , |0 Comments

Commission on A Way Forward

There is a Commission for "possible models for how the denomination treats LGBTQ inclusion". The below paragraphs are borrowed from For the full article, please click "The multinational group, appointed by United Methodist bishops, held its seventh meeting behind closed doors Jan. 18-20 [...]

By | 2018-01-26T12:56:58+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Is Digital Ministry Important?

Digital online ministry is an important part of modern society. We have websites, tweety-posts, face-pages, blogs, podcasts, etc. All serve a purpose in our internet-connected world. We can even have the Bible on our phones, tablets, watches, laptops. (By the way, my favorite Bible app [...]

By | 2018-01-23T14:10:42+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Ministry|Tags: |0 Comments

Important Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars for these 2 important upcoming events ( - click for all events). "The-Way-Forward". Feb. 11th, 2018 @ 3pm - 5pm. Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe (of North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church) is holding a conference called “The [...]

By | 2018-02-04T14:37:31+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: |0 Comments

Early Response Training (ERT)

The Northwest Texas Conference Of The United Methodist Church Announces Early Response Training (ERT) ERT Training will be offered in 3 locations and dates. Midland, TX on Feb. 1, 2018 [THURSDAY] at First United Methodist Church at 300 N. Main Street, Midland, TX (phone: 432-682-3701). [...]

By | 2018-01-28T20:26:34+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , |0 Comments

Pastor’s Member Class: Christianity’s Family Tree

Class has been cancelled for now. More information coming soon. Family-time is when we kick our shoes off, relax with a cup of java, share life with others... What about our Spiritual Family? Let’s Talk about it on Sundays at the 10:00 a.m. during Sunday [...]

By | 2018-02-07T11:45:39+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , |0 Comments

Graveside Service for Cecile Neelley, Jr.

Graveside Service for Cecile Neelley, Jr. will be at: - Graveside service Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 @ 2 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home, 5740 West 19th Street, Lubbock, TX - (Google Maps Link) God bless his spirit as he takes his place in Heaven.

By | 2018-01-08T12:24:08+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Memorial|Tags: |0 Comments

What does the New Year Hold For YOU!

Happy New Year, we all say it, right? A new opportunity to start over, wipe the slate clean, change from the past, dust off an old book, or start a new one. A new year is filled with all kinds of possibilities, only limited by… [...]

By | 2018-01-02T14:17:46+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , |0 Comments

Missed a Service ??

Click to watch it online at Sunday Traditional Services Archive page. A Sunday service archive for our home-bound members or anyone who wants to watch the Sunday services online.
Mens Tuesday Morning Bible Study, Oakwood UMC Lubbock TexasMen’s Bible study every Tuesday morning @ 6:30 am. Donuts and Coffee (maybe even kolaches). Meeting in Overton Hall (west end of Oakwood UMC Lubbock complex). Currently, we are exploring bible passages related to “The Way of the Wild Heart: A Map for the Masculine Journey” by author John Eldredge. (Click For Details)

Wednesday Night Dinner

Every Wednesday @ 6 pm. Potluck style meal.
Bring your friends and family.

Hearing Devices

There are hearing devices available for the hearing impaired. Please find an usher and they will be happy to assist you with obtaining one.

Prayer Chain

If you are in need of a prayer, please contact the church office. We will put you on our Prayer Chain. (806) 792-3321

Upcoming Events

  1. Pray Jones Stadium 2018 | Lubbock Texas

    Pray Jones Stadium 2018

    March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
  2. Easter Service, Tomb Crosses | Oakwood United Methodist Church, Lubbock Texas

    Easter Family Services

    April 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
  3. Jonathan Mayo founder of Universities and Education Ministries in Africa, Uganda

    Missionary Jonathan Mayo Presentation

    April 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
  4. Mothers Day, Celebrating Mom at Oakwood United Methodist Church, Lubbock Texas
  5. Fathers Day Celebrate, Oakwood United Methodist Church, Lubbock Texas