First Presbyterian seeks to spread God’s message through service to the community and the world beyond Oxford and Lafayette County. Members of the congregation were instrumental in organizing Oxford’s Interfaith Compassion Ministry, the Food Pantry, the Christmas Store, Oxford Medical Ministries and Doors of Hope Transition Ministries.
In addition to financial support to various local, regional and global organizations and projects, FPC encourages all ages to be involved in hands-on service opportunities through The Pantry, More Than a Meal, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, Lovepacks, and more.
FPC has a long history of mission and service in Haiti and over the last 9 years has cultivated a relationship with Discoplebon Clinic in Bongnotte, Haiti. Members of the church travel to Haiti regularly to provide mobile medical clinics and support for a local school. In 2016, FPC’s mission team installed a water purification system at the preschool with the hope of providing safe drinking water and improved health to the community.
Through the annual budget, the church provides financial support to individuals in need and service organizations such as: