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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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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 ...

From Pastor Jim, May 4, 2016

May 4, 2016
  Family members are our greatest support and at times our greatest challenge. Long after our careers have ended and whatever accomplishments we’ve gathered in this life have long faded from memory, it will be our family who will comprise the bulk of our legacy.   Let me encourage ...

From Pastor Jim, April 20, 2016

April 21, 2016
Thanking God for TashiaThis Wednesday, April 20, Tashia and I will celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. In these past two decades, Tashia has been an incredible prayer partner, tireless companion in ministry, and amazing mom to our two kids. I’m so blessed to have her as my wife and ...

From Pastor Jim, April 6, 2016

April 7, 2016
Who is Your Hero?I hope you are enjoying this series – A TIME FOR HEROES. Heroes don’t wear capes; they wear blue jeans. Through history, God has used ordinary people to do extraordinary things. Heroes are people just like you and me who see what could be and what should be and then ...
 
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