August 31, 2016

Church Family


This Sunday, September 4th is the last day to turn in your reading list from the Summer Reading Program to the Library.


Oak Grove is taking a bus to the Decision America Tour with Franklin Graham in Annapolis on Tuesday Oct. 11th. The bus will leave the church at 9:00am. Sign-up sheets are in the West Foyer. If you would like to volunteer to help the day of the rally, forms to register to help are in the West Foyer as well.  For more information contact LaVerne Cash. Please see the attached prayer guide and devotional.

The Food Pantry needs grocery haulers on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9:30-11:30 am. This is a great way for teenagers to serve but all able-bodied volunteers are accepted! If you can help, contact Carrie Gale at 443-421-2305 or

All regular Wednesday evening activities, including Wednesday Night Meals, will resume on September 7th. Meals will be served at 5:15pm – 6:30pm. To RSVP, cancel or volunteer, please email Jessi Numbers at

Calling all men! Have you signed up for a Bible study yet? Visit the West Foyer to sign up now. The Book of John is on Wednesday evening at 7pm. We also have The Quest for Authentic Manhood on Thursday mornings at 6am and 33 Series: A Man and his Design on Wednesday evenings at 7pm.

Forever Young (Seniors age 55+) Trip to Morningstar Farm Market in Thomasville, PA is Saturday, September 17th, 8:45am-3pm. RSVP to Karen in the Church Office by Friday, September 9th.

Help the Women’s Ministry make T-shirt jump ropes for Operation Christmas Child boxes on Friday, September 16th, 6pm-8:30pm in EB3 UL. RSVP to Tracie Clarke by September 14th at

Senior Adult Retreat to Skycroft is coming up! We’ll be leaving Oak Grove at 1pm on Sunday, October 16th and returning at 4pm on Tuesday, October 18th. Cost is $85 per person for double or $115 for single occupancy (limited). RSVP and pay Karen by Friday, September 16th.


Forever Young (Age 55+) Retreat


Leave at 1pm on Sun., Oct. 16th & return at 4pm on Tues., Oct. 18th. Cost is $85 per person for double or $115 for single (limited). RSVP & pay Karen by Fri., Sept. 16th.

Men’s Weekend Conference 2016 with Lex Luger and Nikita Koloff is Friday, September 23rd, 6pm-9pm and Saturday, September 24th, 9am-1pm. Cost is $10. Register online at


We will have one service on Sunday, September 25th at 10:30am, featuring Nikita Koloff and Lex Luger. Family Bible Study classes planning to meet at 9am must coordinate with their director.


Seniors (age 55+) are invited to attend our Seasoned Citizen Day at Sandy Cove on Wednesday, October 12th, 8:15am-3pm. Cost is $19 (includes program and lunch). RSVP by Monday, September 26th to Karen Rickards.


Autumn Glory Mission Trip 2016 is Friday, October 14th thru Sunday, October 16th. Cost is $25. RSVP and pay by October 2nd. Contact John or Karen Ferrara at 443.243.5498.


Library Fall Tea is Sunday, October 16th, 8am-11am in EB1, Library. Come enjoy refreshments and fellowship!


Get ready for Fallapalooza 2016! Don’t miss our annual fall event on Sunday, October 30th, 3pm-5:30pm. Volunteers needed in all areas. Please contact Mr. Trey at


The Clothes Closet needs men’s clothing and shoes (in all sizes)! Contact Kathy at 443.876.2560.


Your prayer sheet is attached…please use it in your daily time with our Lord.


Your Church Staff