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The Importance of Worship

Worship. Is there any other word that better describes the calling upon our lives as the people of ...

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From Pastor Jim, July 27, 2016

July 28, 2016
GRAND OPENING –Darrell Story/Donald Ward Children’s Building and New Preschool Addition opens on Sunday, September 18, 2016This past Sunday following each Sunday morning service, everyone had the opportunity to walk through our completed Choir/Music Rehearsal Room. It’s a ...

From Pastor Jim, June 29, 2016

July 1, 2016
STANDING FOR CHRISTIn our travels through Germany, our family spent half a day at the Dachau Concentration Camp. We found out that there were seven Gerlachs that were imprisoned at the camp and one Gerlach who as an officer at the camp. One of my heroes in the faith is Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a ...

Until the Whole World Knows

July 1, 2016
This summer, members of Oak View will have a tremendous opportunity to make an eternal difference by reaching out, being the hands and feet of Christ, and helping to meet physical and spiritual needs of people living in Arizona and Haiti. Whether you are personally going, supporting financially, ...

Submerged VBS 2016

June 15, 2016
  During Vacation Bible School, our kids embarked on an adventure like no other while finding the truth below the surface that Jesus sees, knows, and saves! This year’s theme was based on Psalm 139:23-24, “Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my concerns. See if ...

Diving Deep into VBS 2016

June 2, 2016
  According to LifeWay Christian Resources, more than 25,000 churches host Vacation Bible Schools each year and more than 3 million people participate annually.   At Oak View, we love the unique opportunity that VBS provides for the entire church body to come together, serve in various ...

From Pastor Jim: June 1, 2016

June 2, 2016
VBS 2016 - BEST EVER? This year is going to be very special. It may be our best year ever. The team preparing the stage is doing an amazing job. I don’t know of a church anywhere with a more committed bunch of volunteers than what we have at Oak View. We have hundreds of years of combined ...

Submerged: Finding the Truth Below the Surface

May 19, 2016
  Join us for an adventure like no other, deep within the mysterious sea during Vacation Bible School the week of June 6-10 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon.   Thrilling discoveries await just beyond the portholes of your submarine -- beautiful coral; stunning marine life in vivid colors; and ...

From Pastor Jim, May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016
Honoring Our First RespondersOn Sunday May 1, our church honored our active-duty military, veterans and first responders which includes police officers, firefighters and EMTs. We presented New Testaments to these everyday heroes and our children made them stacks of wonderfully illustrated, ...

Register for Preteen Camp 2016

May 5, 2016
Parents, it is time for you to register your child for PreTeen Camp 2016. The theme is “Marvel” based on Psalm 86:10: “For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God.   The camp activities include swimming, rock-climbing, a zip line, the alpine tower, and a ...

Mother's Day 2016

May 5, 2016
“Her children arise and call her blessed.”  Proverbs 31:28 (NIV)   Did you know that Mother’s Day is the third highest church attendance day of the year? This presents a great outreach opportunity to reach families in our community and connect them to the ...
 
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