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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, August 24, 2016

August 24, 2016
27 DAYS AND COUNTINGThat’s how long we have before our official Grand Opening of the brand new Darrel Story & Donald Ward Children’s Center. If you did not receive an invitation this past Sunday at church, consider this your official invitation. Join us as we dedicate the new ...

Shaping Young Hearts & Minds

August 24, 2016
“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” -- Proverbs 22:6 (ESV) Do you know someone who is looking for a great preschool program during the week? Little Hearts is a teaching school designed to train and to aid in the development of 18 ...

From Pastor Jim, August 10, 2016

August 10, 2016
Connected 3-D Message Series coming August 21 Technology brings many benefits to our lives. But excessive screen time can create a flat, one-dimensional existence. We were made for the rich, three-dimensional experience of relationship with God and one another. So, while technology is great for ...

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 ...
 
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