Job Description

Word of mouth is always a terrific way to search for a need. Can you help us find the right person to develop and direct faith formation for children and their families at OAPC? If you know someone who might be interested in this position, please pass along this information. Applicants should email their resume to the church office:

Director of Children's Ministry

Nursery -- Here our little ones are given loving care by experienced volunteers and staff as they become part of our church family. The Nursery is located on the first floor of the Education Building, in room 102 and 103. Jade Hayes, Nursery Coordinator Preschool Sunday School -- These classes use the Growing in Grace and Gratitude Curriculum to explore foundational Bible Stories and foster a sense of God's presence in their lives. Read More
Sunday School for all ages is held during the school year from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Summer Classes vary depending on the worship schedule. Elementary students include time to grow in their faith through Bible stories, crafts, games, and fellowship. Elementary Sunday School Classes include: K-2nd Grade (Room 105; Third - Fifth Grade (Room 206), Feasting on the Word curriculum. Read More
Youth Sunday School Classes use We Believe quarterly and Confirmation Curriculum as well as a variety of resources to reinforce biblical stories learned at an earlier age, to develop their understanding of the church, and to foster the development of their personal and corporate faith. Read More
Adult classes include several ongoing classes as well as small groups, short term Disciple classes, and a Discovery class for new members each quarter. Read More
College Ministry

Help Our Eagles Fly -- Grocery Assistance for Winthrop Students
As part of our Into the Neighborhood initiative, OAPC is partnering with Winthrop University to help support students with food insecurity. The Assistant Dean of Students, Miranda Knight, indicates that students need non-spoilable items such as Easy Mac, granola bars, soups or anything that can be microwaved, preferably in its own container, and grocery store gift cards. Please leave food items in the container provided in the Welcome Center. Look for the Winthrop gold and garnet pennant. Grocery store gift cards in envelopes labeled “WU College Ministry” may be placed in Lisa Whisenant’s mailbox in the office. Click here for a list of suggested foods.

*Meets during the school year, but temporarily suspended due to COVID-19:
College Students/College-aged Young Adults
Mondays, 7 p.m., Presbyterian Student Center, 412 Park Ave.

All college students or college-aged young adults are invited to join us in the Presbyterian Student Center (PSC) for a time of fellowship and faith building. Enter at the ramp (double white door) near the HOPE Garden.
OAPC families, if you are interested in attending or supporting this ministry, or if you'd like to provide meals and/or snacks for these meetings, please contact the Church Office.

We invite you to stop by and explore the Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church Library. The Library is located on the first floor on the Preschool hallway. It is open during regular church office hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Sunday mornings. A library worker is available to assist you after Sunday School and following the 11:00 a.m. Worship Service. Read More
Click link for resources available through the PC (USA) Store. Family and Study Group Resources Children, Youth & Families, Leadership Teams, Adult Study Groups, and a series on Core Christian Principles Read More