Thank you for a wonderful Holy Week Celebration and Resurrection Sunday. All your efforts made this a truly special season. As I was pondering this past week I began to read some “post-resurrection” blogs. Keith Boyette’s post resonated with my thoughts, here is a taste [...]
Helping hands still needed in Anton, Texas. The following is from Charlie Brown our Disaster Coordinator. Hello, all, this is Charlie Brown requesting your help in forming and organizing teams to help in rebuilding projects in Anton, TX. As a reminder, last July, a severe [...]
Gideons International Presentation at Oakwood UMC, Lubbock Texas. Don Ingram, a local representative of Gideons International, spoke in both our services this Sunday. Very friendly man. His very moving presentation about the history and current work of the Gideons left some watery eyes in the [...]
At Oakwood UMC, Lubbock Texas, we have an amazing group of ladies involved in the Prayers & Squares Ministry. Prayers and Squares is an outreach organization that gives the gift of prayer combined with a hand-tied quilt gift. Oakwood's prayer and quilt chapter started in [...]
On Monday morning, volunteers at Oakwood United Methodist Church, Lubbock Texas, helped load 271 "flood buckets". The buckets came from area churches, such as Oakwood, Hereford, Muleshoe, Earth & Lakeridge (Lubbock District)! The buckets were shipped to Midland that afternoon. We even had a guy [...]
Please continue to remember the following names in your thoughts and prayers: Katlain Bell, Raymond & Virginia Brigham, Norma Burress, Belinda Cotton, Duane Cotton, Kelly Curtis, Ken & Oleita Dendy, Nita Lee, Jo Manning, Dick Mitchell, Bonnie Moore, Johnnie Roper, Felicia Sartor, Sam Taylor.