Coming Up

at Oakland

September 2019

Parents of Teens & Youth Leaders Meeting
Sunday, September 1  |  10am  |  Oakland Church, Emerge Youth Room

If you’re the parent of a teen involved in Emerge Youth, please join us for our semi-annual gathering. We will discuss our fall schedule and have everyone complete up-to-date releases for your teens.

Chancel Choir Rehearsal Begins
Wednesday, September 4  |  6:30pm  |  Oakland Church, Choir Room

Our choir rehearsals will pick back up for the fall season beginning on Wednesday, September 4, and will continue on Wednesdays following. We can’t wait to see you!

Worship! Prayer Vigil
Thursday, September 5—Friday, September 6  |  Oakland Church, Emerge Youth Room

As we pray together Thursday, September 5 into Friday, September 6, we as the Body will continue growing in our desire to draw near to God in worship. Join us in prayer—whether in the Emerge Youth room or from your home. Please sign up at Oakland Church, or contact us.

Pizza with the Pastors
Sunday, September 8  |  12:30pm  |  Oakland Church, Gym Lobby

Have you recently started attending Oakland? Get to meet our pastors and get to know us! Join our pastors for free pizza and a casual conversation. No reservations required. If you started attending Oakland since May 2019, this is especially for you!

LIFT Begins
Wednesday, September 11  |  6pm Dinner, 6:30 Programming  |  Oakland Church

“Living In Fellowship Together,” or LIFT, kicks off again September 11. This is our Wednesday evening programming for all ages, and is a great opportunity for spiritual growth and connection. Everyone is invited! A free, light dinner is served at 6pm, followed by small groups for adults, teens, and children.

District Evangelism Leader’s Training
Online Course: September 16–27, On Site Class: October 5

The Conference Evangelism Team is holding an Evangelism Leader’s Training (ELT) event in our district. A maximum of 15 persons from the district will participate in a two-week course on evangelism using an online educational platform. The course will be completed at home with time flexibility. Following the online course, the 15 students will attend a one-day, on-site practical training at Oakland Church. The day will focus on leading a local church Evangelism Team. John and Christine Zimmerman of About Face Church Outreach will facilitate all the training. Cost: $60/Student (online courses, on-site class, meal, and all materials included). Online Registration: www.af180org. Credit: Laity – Certification as an Advanced Course in Lay Servant Ministries, Clergy – 1.5 CEUs.