This morning I turned on my phone and had a message from Facebook. I know you are as shocked by that as I was! Sure you were, or not. But this message was letting me know that James Campau, one of my genuine friends, not just a fb friend was celebrating a birthday today! I doubt that [...]
FUNDRAISER!!! Just typing that word made me cringe, and it probably made most of you quit reading! The fundraiser is one of the necessary evils of youth ministry. Universities don’t spend much time teaching you about fundraisers while preparing you for the ministry but they are a regular part of every youth ministry. This past [...]
January 21, 2006 is a day many of us in Oskaloosa remember. The old Nazarene Church building burned to the ground. Many of us who are part of the church body were effected greatly. Pastor Andy shares his thoughts as he reflects on that day.
"A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." - Ancient Chinese Proverb As I sit here staring at my computer screen, a day after my first blog post was due, I think to myself, "Andy, why did you wait so long?" I knew about my deadline two weeks ago. I should have [...]
Our new Pastor, Bill Hines, and his family will be joining us soon! Their first Sunday with us will be April 26th, 2015. Be sure not to miss it! We will follow the service with a lunch and a chance for you to get to know the Hines family. Continue to pray for Pastor Bill [...]
Mike Palmer, Missouri District Superintendent, will be leading us in the ways of renewal during this winter's revival. Sunday, December 14 @ 10:30am & 6:00pm Monday - Wednesday, December 15-17 @ 7:00pm.
Join us for a time of prayer on Wednesday Night, August 27th at 6:30pm in the Main Auditorium. Join us for a time of food and fellowship on Sunday, August 31st immediately following the morning worship service. Bring your favorite Sunday lunch to share.
Starting September 7th @ 9am. Join us for a journey through THE STORY. The Story is a book of selections from the Bible, arranged chronologically, that reads like a novel. During this unique 31-week experience, every member of the family reads their own version of The Story. Come discover together with us how our story [...]
“And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men” (Luke 2:52). The Caravan ministry exists to help elementary-age children become more like Jesus by encouraging their growth in the four specific areas mentioned in Luke 2:52: mental (wisdom), physical (stature), spiritual (favor with God), and social(favor with men). For Children K-5th | Registration: September 17th | Cost: [...]
Don't forget to sign up in the foyer for "Guess who's coming to dinner!". Sunday, August 10th. Sign up to either be a host or a guest. Either way, what a great time to connect with each other.