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Outdoor Movie Night!

Join us for a movie in the parking lot!

UPDATE- The movie was rained out! As soon as we have a rescheduled date confirmed we’ll let you know!

May 27th
Oak Hill Presbyterian Church Parking Lot

Bring a chair and your favorite snack, or come and share our popcorn and chips! We are gathering at 8pm, then when it gets dark enough, we’ll start the show.

Invite your neighbors! Bring a friend. And get ready to go back….Back to the Future!

Summer Day Camp at Oak Hill!

The Oak Hill Youth Group will be hosting and leading a FREE summer day camp for neighborhood kids.

June 5-9 at Oak Hill Presbyterian Church (4111 Connecticut St.)
8:30am- 12pm.
K-5th Grade

The youth counselors, supervised by adults, will lead arts and crafts, sports and games, music and theater and so many other activities.
All are welcome.

Here is the Oakhill day camp registration form. Print it and return it to the church office (4111 Connecticut St.) or email to oakhill.daycamp41@gmail.com.

When you drop off your camper on June 4th, we’ll have you sign a liability release in person. Do give us a call if you have any questions. And get ready for a fun time at camp!

Holy Humor Sunday

There is an old church tradition of celebrating the resurrection of our Lord with joy and laughter. With that in mind, we’ll be celebrating Holy Humor Sunday in worship this week. So, bring your very best bad joke, wear a silly hat, and prepare for all kinds of silliness and glee! 

AMEN season is coming!

We are gearing up for another full summer of visiting mission teams at AMEN St. Louis! 

We’re scheduling service projects, processing requests and forms, gathering speakers, and hiring summer staff. 
AND…we’re stocking up on toilet paper and garbage bags and box fans, too. 

You can help support this growing neighborhood ministry! Check out our AMEN Amazon Registry.  This is a great way for folks to support our community outreach from the comfort of their own homes! Order a couple of supplies to support the visiting summer teams, and have them shipped directly to the AMEN House. Or, if you’re local, and would prefer to shop local, feel free to pick up an wish list item off our Wish Board in the back of the sanctuary, shop at your favorite small business, and leave the items in the Large Assembly Room next time you’re in the building.  

Thank you for supporting the ministry of AMEN St. Louis! 

Pancakes!!

Join us for our 10th annual Pancake Supper and Fat Tuesday Celebration!
Tuesday 2/28 from 6pm-7:30pm at Oak Hill Presbyterian Church (4111 Connecticut St.) 
Pancakes, sausage, ham and eggs will be served with all the toppings to make this a feast to be remembered!
This is a family friendly event with lots of good food and great fellowship to support Isaiah 58 Ministries.
You are invited to make a donation to support this critical neighborhood ministry at the door. Then come on in and eat all the pancakes your stomach will allow!
Can’t wait to see you there!

Youth Activities at Oak Hill!

 

Hey friends! 

We invite all neighborhood and church youth and their friends to join us for food, fun, and fellowship every month!

    

First Tuesdays- Human Foosball
(EVERY TUESDAY DURING THE SUMMER!!! Starts 5/30/17)  

Come and join us to play the live-action, human version of your favorite table-top game. We meet at Great American Human Foosball (3227 Morganford Rd.) at 6:30pm. We divide up into teams and play! There’s also pizza dinner and lots of snacks, plus all the other jumbo-sized attractions: foot pool, giant yahtzee, huge connect four, and more! All are welcome, just remember to wear closed-toe shoes and have a parent sign the waiver your first time there. 

 

Third Fridays- Open Gym Night
Did you know our church has a gym?! Come check it out. On the third Friday of the month, we open up the old gym for basketball, floor hockey, soccer, volleyball, etc. And for those who don’t feel so sporty, we also have craft projects and food downstairs. All are welcome and bringing friends is encouraged! 

We’re also always looking for adult volunteers for these events. Please contact the church office (office@oakhillpcusa.org) if you’re interested in helping out! 

 

Winter/Spring Adult Educational Offerings at OHPC

Are you ready to read, learn, discuss and explore? Check out all the options: 

This winter the Wednesday Bible Study Class (Wednesdays at 11am in the Faith and Fellowship Room) is looking at how the Bible became the Bible. We’ll be learning about the development of the cannon of Scripture with Student Pastor Korla Masters and Pastor Erin. This class has weekly handouts and no at-home reading. All are welcome!

Beginning Feburary 12th, the Adult Sunday School Class (Sundays at 9:30am in the Theleos Room) will learn about World Religions. The Rev. Dr. Alan Meyers, professor emeritus at Lindenwood University, will walk us through 7 global religions:  Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

Our Oak Hill Book Club (Second Tuesdays, 6:30pm at various locations) has shared their reading/watching list for 2017 and is always welcoming new members: 

Date Book/Movie Author/movie
Tuesday, Jan. 10 Free State of Jones (2016) Movie
Tuesday, Feb.14 The Wright Brothers David McCullough
Tuesday, Mar. 14 Small Great Things Jodi Picoult
Tuesday, April 11 The Light Between the Oceans M.L. Steadman
Tuesday, May 9 A  Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton Carl Bernstein
Tuesday, June 13 A Traitor’s Wife Allison Pataki
Tuesday, July 11 Girl on a Train (2016) Movie
August Vacation  
Tuesday, September 12 A Man Called Ove Fredrik Bachman
Tuesday,
October 10
The Nightingale Kristin Hannah
Tuesday, November 14 The Light Between the Oceans (2016) Movie

And our new Touchy Topics Book Club (First Wednesdays, 7:30pm at Hartford Coffee) is also always looking to welcome new conversation partners. This is their Winter/Spring reading list: 

Date Book
Jan. 4th Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City

by Colin Gordon

 

Feb. 1st Priscilla & Babe
by Julius K. Hunter

 

Mar. 1st Hillbilly Elegy
by J. D. Vance

 

April 5th My Sisters’ Voices: Teenage Girls of Color Speak Out
by Iris Jacob

 

May 3rd America’s Original Sin : Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America

by Jim Wallis

 

June 7th Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation
by William J. Barber

 

If you have questions or would like additional information about any of these opportunities, please contact the church office.

Service as Worship Sunday and Youth Service Blitz

This MLK Weekend we invite you to join us in worshiping God through acts of service.

   

On Sunday, Jan. 15th, we’ll meet in the sanctuary for a bit of scripture, prayer, and singing, then get down to work making casseroles and to-go meal bags for Winter Outreach, we’ll write letters to our elected officials, we’ll make laundry packs for Isaiah 58 Ministries, and much, much more! The Mission Committee plans our service projects so that there are opportunities for all ages and abilities! Please come and join us for this special worship service. 

Then stay after worship for a showing of The Pruitt-Igoe Myth, a documentary film on policies and personal stories that dominated public housing in  St  Louis from the 1950s-1970s. This film screening is sponsored by the Touchy Topics Book and Discussion Group.  

On Monday, Jan. 16th, send your Middle or High Schooler (and adult volunteers, too!) to join us for our Youth Service and Learning Blitz! From 9am-5:30pm we’ll learn about community engagement and service and then, you know, go do it. We’ll again be volunteering with House of Goods. We’ll finish up the day by going to see a movie, so be sure to RSVP by Fri. Jan. 13th so we can get the tickets! Invite a friend, and bring your school’s service-learning form if you need that, and we’ll see you Monday! Check out the event flier for more information: Service Blitz 2017

 

 

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