Please consider taking a look at each of the following offerings.
Dinner for Six
We are excited to be creating opportunities for groups of six adults to get together for food or fun three times over the fall as a fun way to get to know new friends. More information about this and how to sign up will presented this fall.
Diving Deeper – Parents and Christian Education Training and Orientation Night
On September 10th we have a fantastic training opportunity for all who work with and teach children and for parents. We invite you to join us at 5:30 for dinner followed by a teaching time with Tiger McLuen.
Tiger has been working with families and children and teens for over 3 decades and currently leads “Youth Leadership” which aims to train those who work with youth and children. He is a phenomenal communicator and you will not want to miss this time.
Please sign up in advance as we plan accordingly for dinner. In the event you need child care, please contact the church office. Following the seminar there will be a brief question and answer time as well.
Worship Service Schedule Beginning September 14th
On Sunday September 14th we resume offering two worship services at 8:30 am and 10:45 am with Sunday School in between at 9:40 am.
Family Night – Every Wednesday (Adult Studies, KFJ, and Youth Groups)
Family Night on Wednesdays resumes on September 17th. Every Wednesday we host bible studies for adults, Jr. High youth group and KFJ or children’s midweek ministry at 6 pm and at 7:30 we host our High School youth group. At 5:30 we offer dinner each week.
We rotate through chicken dinners, pizza and meals provided by families whose students are raising monies for youth group trips. You are most welcome to attend. We ask that families with children under the age of 13 join their children for dinner. Each we receive donations to help support these meals.
As you bring your children for KFJ, we would love it if you could check your children in each week at the welcome table. If you are picking up your children from KFJ at the end of the night, we ask that you come inside each week and meet your students at their classrooms. This will help us care for children and keep them from running around in the parking lot during heavy traffic times.
Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child is something our church is becoming more and more passionate about. This year we are increasing our support of OCC by hosting a Wednesday night party during KFJ for children to build and pack shoe-boxes for children around the world in need of the gospel. We would love to encourage your family to partner with us.
Inter-generational Christmas Program
Our midweek children’s ministry (KFJ) has up until this year taken the lead of our Christmas Musical but this year we are switching things up and having an inter generational Christmas program on December 14th at 4 pm. We look forward to passing details along as this grows closer and as practice dates are named.
Adult Options During Sunday School
On Sunday’s beginning September 14th the following two classes are being offered
1. Al Van Ravenswaay is teaching a class entitled “The Reason for God” which is by Tim Keller. This class will run for 6 weeks and will be held in the library of the church. For more info, go to http://www.timothykeller.com/books/the-reason-for-god
2. Pastor Mark is teaching a class entitled “Can I ask That?” which deals with 8 common questions that students and children have wanted the church to answer. At the same time, our High School Sunday school class will be working through the same material. For more info, go to http://stickyfaith.org/askthat
Later this fall Al will offer another class and Pastor Ed will offer a membership class
Classes for Adults during Family Night
On Wednesday Nights during family night at 6 pm, Pastor Ed will begin a new series at the book club using the book “Jesus Plus Nothing + Everything” by Tullian Tchividjian. We would love to have you join us while your children attend KFJ or youth group. For more information about the book, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_Up7iNqpGQ
Coming Soon: Hope Bible Studies – We have 4-6 home bible studies that are expected to launch beginning in October. As we finalize the times, locations and the teaching material, those plans will be named.