TUESDAY MORNING WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY // Started 09.11 9:30AM // Room 201
In this 8-week study facilitated by our Missional Living Coordinator, Emily Hooey, and based on David Fitch’s book Faithful Presence we’ll explore how to “embrace the call to re-imagine the church as the living embodiment of Christ, dwelling in and reflecting God’s faithful presence to a world that desperately needs more of it”. There’s still time to join! Click here to find out more and to register. Childcare is available through registration. Please purchase the book ahead of time via Amazon or the Folsom Barnes & Noble and read the first two chapters.
BREAK FREE RUN BENEFITTING 3 STRANDS GLOBAL // 09.22
Calling all runners, walkers and those who love to cheer! Join Oak Hills to help fight human trafficking. 3Strands Global Foundation provides human trafficking prevention education programs in schools and helps reintegrate victims of trafficking back into society through employment. Your participation supports prevention and reintegration! To join the Oak Hills team or to volunteer please visit 3strandsglobalfoundation.org.
But why wait until September? Join a community running group now! Of course there is value in training, but the relationships that are built while running or walking are life-giving and a great example of welcoming God into everyday life. Find out more and sign up here. Running groups have started, but are open up until the run!
WORSHIP NIGHT // 10.07 6PM // Family Auditorium
To conclude our worship series, join us for an evening of worship, hosted by our Youth Ministries. Come for an evening of musical and other creative expressions as we worship our great God. Potluck dinner at 6PM, followed by worship in the Family Auditorium at 7PM and fire pit gatherings afterwards. Help us get a headcount and find out what to bring here.
INTERSECTIONS: FAITH & THE ARTS // 10.13
The next gathering of Sacramento artists of faith will take place at Bridgeway Christian Church in Rocklin. Interactive, relational, and inspiring, we invite all dancers, painters, musicians, writers, and other artists to this deeply artful event. More info to come!
Our Creative Arts Pastor, Manuel Luz, has just released a new book, Honest Worship, that calls us back to honest worship that moves past facades and pulls us inward toward the true self that God is forming within each of us. It’s available now on Amazon or Kindle.
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.
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!
MISSIONAL TEAM // Every Second 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.
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.
THE STUDIO: CREATIVE SPIRITUAL PRACTICES // Every Second Sunday 11AM-1PM & 4-6 PM // Room C2
Creative spiritual practices is our term for artistic practices which help us to experience and point ourselves to God. Similar to other spiritual disciplines, these practices are provided by a partnership between our spiritual director ministry and The Studio. Join us!
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.
CAMPUS WORKDAYS // Next Held on 08.04 8-11AM
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 SNACKS // 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 hardy snack or 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.
KITCHEN TEAM // Special Events
We are looking for people to serve on our kitchen team for special events, including dinners, lunches and funeral services. Assisting with setup, food prep and cleanup is a fun way to serve our community. If you are interested in serving, please contact Pastor Rick Leary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANNUAL GATHERING OF THE PEOPLE // 11.01
Don’t miss our annual congregational meeting and vision night, including worship, fun, dessert and forward-looking discussions about Oak Hills and the Kingdom of God. Our elders board members will also be up for induction and reaffirmation by vote of church members.
UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE WORKSHOP // 11.02-11.04
The Enneagram is a profound tool for those interested in deepening their understanding of self and others and growing in compassion. This workshop is for all interested persons, regardless of spiritual orientation, and a great event for inviting friends. Find out more and register here!