Calling all FUN-Makers!
Has the FUN Team injected some enjoyment into your experience at Five Oaks? If you loved your Valentine’s Day treats, Game Café, and Mother’s Day notes, then please consider joining next quarter’s FUN Team, which will serve for the months of June, July and August. We need your ideas, enthusiasm and skills to plan for Father's Day and Fireworks at Five Oaks. You may fill out one of our sign-up cards this weekend at church, or email Jennifer Clemens at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women's Ministry: Summer study starts this week! Last call to register
Join us for a summer study called Breath: The Life of God in Us, by Beth Moore. A six-week video series that examines the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 am, -- or -- Thursdays, 7-9 pm, June 1-July 14. Childcare available for an additional cost. Click here to register for Wednesdays, or click here to register for Thursdays.
Journeymen to study Andy Stanley’s “Destinations”
Men, join us on Saturday mornings in June for a study of “Destinations.” In this 4-part series, Andy Stanley examines the disconnect between our dreams and the paths we take to reach them; and we learn that our direction, not our intention, determines our destination. No need to pre-register; donations accepted for coffee, fruit & donuts. Doors open at 6:30 am; study begins at 7 am.
Global Leadership Summit
GLS is returning to Five Oaks again this August, but this year as a private site. This change will allow all of us to experience the great leadership teaching, and Five Oaks staff will cover the basic volunteer stations. GLS will look much the same inside our building as it always has, but we are not an advertised site for people outside our church family. Thurs. & Fri., August 11/12, 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Cost: $89. Register at www.fiveoaks.church/gls. Registration password: PV2016. Please email Deb Johnson, email@example.com, with registration questions. Please direct questions about the private site to Cindy Yarrington, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Connect with Women’s Ministry
Want to be more plugged in with Women’s Ministry? Sign up for the email list by writing Women and your email address on your Communication Card. You may also follow Five Oaks Rooted Women on Facebook and Rooted Women on Instagram!
June Book Club will examine Afghan culture
Want to learn about Afghan culture and compare the teachings of Isa Masih (Jesus Christ) with those of Muhammad? Join us for a discussion of Freedom’s Stand by Jeanette Windle. June 14, 6:45 pm, Fireside Commons. All are welcome!
Savor the date!
We are honoring dads this Father’s Day with visits from some of the Twin Cities’ top food trucks. Bring your appetite and some extra cash on Sunday, June 19 for our FUN Team food truck event for Father’s Day. More info to come next week.
Orphan Branch Father’s Day gathering
Anyone interested is invited to join the dads of Five Oaks Orphan Branch as we celebrate Father’s Day on Saturday, June 18. We’re meeting for breakfast at North Pole in Newport at 9 am. Chat with Five Oaks’ adoptive dads about adoption, foster care, Safe Families or being a host family.
Our church hosts an ongoing OA/H.O.W. group on Tuesdays from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. This meeting is always open to new members looking to free themselves from the burden of compulsive overeating.
Congratulations to Derek and Kristin Sellers, who welcomed baby Adelyn Mae on May 20. Baby Adelyn weight 7 lbs, 13 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Mom and baby are both doing well.
New Member Candidates
Scott and Heather Fairbairn
Mannuel and Kalia Alderete
Mathew and Rachel Karasek
Upward Sports basketball camps offered this summer
We are excited to invite your kindergarten- 8th grade students to a basketball camp at Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran Church and School in Eagan. Our camps are led by our staff and alumni in coordination with Upward Sports Basketball. Two camp options:
-Boys and girls entering Kindergarten through grade 4, July 25 - July 29, 9- 11:30 am. Cost - $60.
-Boys and girls entering grade 5 through 8, August 1- 5. Cost - $100.
Please pray for the Decision America Tour coming to St. Paul
Franklin Graham and the Decision America Tour will gather at our state capitol on June16, 12 - 1 pm, for the opportunity to pray together for our nation. This prayer rally is intended tohelp bring healing to the divisiveness in our nation at this critical time. Rally organizers are asking for your help in praying for this event. Please pray that God would bring the right people to pray together at this prayer rally on June 16. Go to www.decisionamericatour.com for more info.