Our Easter Fun Fest is quickly approaching, and we’re looking for candy that will fit inside of plastic Easter eggs for our egg hunt. Please drop off your donations at the Families Booth in the lobby. No nuts, please!
OPEN PLOTS AT OAK HILLS ORGANIC COMMUNITY GARDEN
The Garden aims to serve the local community by creating a welcoming, verdant space where neighbors can come together, grow fresh produce, share and learn from one another, and experience community. If you are interested in cultivating a plot please visit here or contact Emily Hooey at email@example.com.
ARTS CAMP VOLUNTEERS
What do intergenerational relationships, loving the children and families of our community, creative fun and the best week of the summer all have in common? Arts Camp 2018 – June 25-29! There something for everyone from artist and teacher to admin, food, and behind the scenes prep. Apply here today!
CREATIVE SPIRITUAL PRACTICES: EXPLORING CONTENTMENT & RESISTANCE // 03.18 11AM & 4PM // The Studio (Room C2)
Discover the beauty of God at work in your life as you explore the areas of your own resistance to contentment. Reflect on areas of your spiritual growth with a variety of spiritual exercises as you create several types of mixed media drawings. This will be both a reflective and hands on project based workshop. Find out more and register here.
4-6TH GRADE FAMILY BBQ // 03.18 12:30-3:30PM // Folsom
Families of 4–6th graders, join us for an afternoon of friendship, fun and games! Cost is $10 per family. To register, visit oakhills.org under Event Registration. If you have any questions, contact Amy Middleton.
Lent is a time in the church calendar preceding Easter typically devoted to fasting, abstinence and reflection. It commemorates the forty days which Jesus spent in the wilderness in preparation for his earthly ministry. We have several opportunities to help you step deeper into the Lenten season.
Step a little deeper into the Lenten season with an online daily devotional. To access this free resource, visit www.ccca.biola.edu/lent/2018 and click “Send Me Daily Lent Devotionals” to receive them by email.
Lenten Food Drive // 02.14-04.01
We are collecting non-perishable food items, particularly canned meals with pop tops, for the Twin Lakes Food Bank and boxes of Kleenex for Blanche Sprentz Elementary. Drop off your donations for these ministry partners at the Mission Booth in the lobby any time throughout Lent.
HOLY WEEK OPPORTUNITIES
Palm Sunday Services // 03.25 // 9am & 11am
Join us as we commemorate Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem, which begins Holy Week.
Maundy Thursday Service // 03.29 // 7pm
Gather in-the-round and walk through the events of Jesus’ last actions.
Good Friday Service & Prayer Walk // 03.30 // Noon
Join us in a commemoration of Jesus on the cross. There is no children’s programming for this service.
And don’t forget your comfy shoes, sunscreen, hat and water! Following the service, join us for a 2.5-mile contemplative prayer walk in which we will reflect on Christ’s work on the cross and how that effects our lives and our community. Children are welcome.
Easter Fun Fest // 03.31 // 4-6pm
The church campus will be transformed into a Fun Fest opportunity for the entire church family. Please join us, and bring your friends!
Easter Sunday Services // 04.01 // 9am & 11am
Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Come celebrate the risen Christ with us!
MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT GROUP // Begins 04.08 9AM // Room D1
Almost every marital conflict comes from the same place: a pattern of emotional pain buried deep within every husband and wife. When couples recognize this cycle, then learn to replace it with more marriage-affirming patterns, the results are breathtaking and relationships are changed forever. This eight-week study is intended for newly married couples and couples considering marriage looking to develop life-giving and community-enriching relationships. For more information or to sign up please contact Tim Hooey. Space is limited. Cost is $35 per couple.
SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES IN PRACTICE // Begins 04.12 // El Dorado Hills
Join this four-week discussion group on the most common spiritual disciplines. Meet around the fire pit and share your experiences and insights gained through the practice of four spiritual disciplines, three of which are covered in Henri Nouwen’s The Way of the Heart. Space is limited. If you are interested in participating, please contact Shannon Kuzmich.
OPEN GYM BASKETBALL // Every Monday 6:30PM // Main Auditorium
All skill levels welcome. Must be over 18 or over 15 if accompanied by an adult.
COMMUNION // Every First Sunday
Come celebrate at the table with us! All who consider themselves to be a follower of Christ are invited to participate. Children first grade and above join us for this celebration.
MISSIONAL TEAM // Every First Sunday 9AM // Library
If you have a heart for local or global missions, a love of looking for where God is at work in every day circumstances or just a desire to learn more, we’d love to have you join our Missional Team! For more information, contact our Missional Living Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE STUDIO: OPEN STUDIO // Every First Saturday 1-4PM // Room C2
Come join this creative social gathering, held every month. Bring a current project or an idea to the studio to work on and share with others. Basic art materials will be available. Feel free to bring your own materials as well!
MONTHLY COMMUNITY PRAYER // Every Second Wednesday 6PM // Room 201
We invite you to join us in a church-wide petitionary prayer time with the pastors and Elder Board. If you need prayer or you’d like to join us as we pray for others please join us. Formerly Elder Prayer
THE STUDIO: FAMILY FLOURISH NIGHT // Every Fourth Friday 6-8PM // Room C2
An evening of creative expression geared for families. Each month a themed project will be introduced, and every member of the family will have fun working together on their projects to take home. Materials will be supplied.
ASIAN FELLOWSHIP LUNCH // Every Fourth Sunday 12:30PM // Chapel
Everyone is invited to a lunch hosted by the Asian Fellowship Group. Bring your favorite Asian dish (enough to feed a family), your friends and children to this fun gathering.
POWERHOUSE MEALS // Monthly
Oak Hills provides meals for the Women’s Transition Center. If you would like to participate, please bring ingredients and a recipe to drop off, or stay to cook and get to know the women there. Sign up for all or part of a meal as an individual or a group here, or go to our Groups directory under Service Teams for more information.
Many hands make light work. Help keep our campus beautiful and join in one of our cleanup and landscaping workdays held regularly throughout the year. If you are interested in serving, please contact Pastor Rick Leary at email@example.com.
FAMILY MINISTRIES VOLUNTEERS // 2017-18 School Year
The school year is fast approaching, and Family Ministries is getting back in the swing of things! We are looking for volunteers for nursery through high school, and we’d love to have you join us! If you could serve in some capacity, we’d like to hear from you. Please contact Pastor Colleen Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMMUNION PREPARATION TEAM // Ongoing
We need volunteers for this very important behind-the-scenes ministry. The commitment would be once every 2-3 months and/or special events and would include coming in for a couple of hours the week of service to fill cups, cube bread and set up communion. Interested? Please contact Pastor Manuel at email@example.com.
WELCOME TEAM // Ongoing
If you’re someone who has a warm handshake and a friendly smile and likes to meet new people, we’d love to have you join the team. The commitment is once or twice a month and involves coming half an hour before the service to get ready. If you are interested, please contact Ashley Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COFFEE BAR VOLUNTEERS // Ongoing
Who isn’t a little happier with some caffeine in their veins? Help spread the joy with a warm smile and hot cup of joe! The OHC baristas serve before both services Sunday mornings. Interested in learning more about this fun hospitality ministry? Contact Terry McTague at email@example.com.
CHOIR // Ongoing
Do you love God and love to sing? Please join us Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM in the Family Auditorium. For more information, contact Pastor Manuel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
INSIGHT MEALS // Ongoing
If you have a heart to serve in the youth ministry but are not able to commit on a consistent basis, the Family Ministry team would love for you to consider bringing a light meal (or two) to a Sunday evening youth group. Having a meal together is a great time to strengthen relationships and build community. If you are interested, please CLICK HERE to sign up. For more information, please contact Jacquie deMontel at email@example.com.
SUNDAY MORNING SNACKS // Ongoing
We invite the congregation to bring a Sunday morning snack between services to the back of the auditorium and spend time in fellowship with one another. If you are willing and able, please bring a snack to share from time to time – muffins, cookies, fruit, veggies or whatever else you desire! This is a wonderful time to have a snack and spend leisurely time enjoying one another as a church family.
TECH TEAM // Ongoing
Interested in sound, lighting, multimedia or video? The Tech Team would love to teach you how to operate these fun, technical and highly important positions during our services. Talk to Pastor Manuel or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TWIN LAKES FOOD BANK // Ongoing
Our ministry partner is looking for new volunteers or groups to help sort & organize food drives. This is a great opportunity to serve our community & share the love of Christ. Contact Lisa Tuter email@example.com to sign up.
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