Weekend of April 2+3

Songs & Prayers, Vol. 2 available this weekend

This compilation of original music was written, recorded and prayed over by our own Worship Ministry. Pick up your free copy this weekend at church. Take one for your family, and take an extra to give to a friend. This CD is also available in a digital download at www.fiveoaks.church/music.

District Blitz Conference for middle schoolers: register now
This conference is filled with guest speakers, games, and workshops to help students in grades 6-8 deepen their walk with Christ. April 15-17 in Duluth. Cost: $140. Register at: https://fiveoaks.wufoo.com/forms/x1gq75nh1y2s0s2/.


Students: Challenge registration briefly extended!
Student Ministries wants to ensure that every interested student has the opportunity to attend this life-changing conference on July 3-9 in Louisville, KY. We are on the home stretch of registrations, so please solidify plans now. Your registration and $100 nonrefundable deposit are due no later than April 20. For more info, go to:  http://www.fiveoaks.church/news-and-updates/2016/challenge-2016-registration.


Attention Tree House welcome desk and 2’s & 3’s classroom volunteers...
Please join the Tree House leadership for a time of fellowship, team training and appreciation on Saturday, April 9. If you are on the welcome team, please plan to join us from 9:30 - 10:30 am. If you are on the 2’s & 3’s team, we would love if you could join us from 11am-12pm. Please RSVP toCindy Yarrington, cyarrington@fiveoakschurch.org.


April book club: Iscariot by Tosca Lee
Love to read and analyze literature? Join us as we discuss Iscariot by Tosca Lee on April 12, 6:45 pm here at Five Oaks in the Fireside Commons. For more info, please contact Dawn Goenner, go.dmge@gmail.com. We’d love to see you there.


Project Serve mission trip for students entering grades 6-7
Rush Hour will be heading to Green Bay, WI with YouthWorks for Project Serve. We will be serving in many different settings during the week, along with Biblical programming in the evening for the students. Students will get a chance to serve others and create new friendships. July 31-Aug. 5. Cost: $315. Register at: https://fiveoaks.wufoo.com/forms/x71nj8t1gl2zy1/.


First Place 4 Health spring session starting soon
FP4H is a non-denominational weight loss support group. The spring session of FP4H will meet on Mondays beginning April 11. Daytime class is 10-11:30 am; evening class is 7-8:30 pm. Cost: $150 for couples; $125 for singles; $22 for returning members. For more info, email health@fiveoakschurch.org or call coordinator Arla Frigstad at 612-594-6951. 


Parents: time to consider child dedication
Mark your calendars! We have child dedications coming up on May 7 & 8. If you are interested in having your child dedicated please email Rhiannon Rutledge at rrutledge@fiveoakschurch.org or write ‘child dedication’ on your communication card. Required dedication classes will be held April 17 during either of the morning services.


Team World Vision still needs you
Not too late to join TWV and help supply clean water for Africa. If you’ve never run a marathon before, or if you’ve run 14 marathons or more, your training efforts will go a long way to help. Base training starts in April!  Email Daniel Lukas if you are interested: dlukas@fiveoakschurch.org.


Journeymen starting new study in April
This volume of Authentic Manhood: 33 The Series, called A Man and His Work, focuses on helping men recognize the obstacles and tensions they encounter at work, and reframe them within a bigger, Biblical vision for their career. This 6-week series runs Thursdays, starting April 7, or Saturdays, starting April 9. Cost: $15. Register at jm5oaks.com or www.journeymenfiveoaks.com.


Silent Auction items requested
Five Oaks students are headed to the Challenge Conference in Louisville, KY in July. This conference can be pivotal in a student’s faith journey and in turn their growth as a disciple of Christ. A key part of fundraising for this trip is our annual silent auction, held on May 14/15 and May 21/22. If you have any items to donate to the silent auction, please contactTyler Sotebeer, tsotebeer@fiveoakschurch.org by May 1. Great donation ideas include gift cards, gift basket items,  a weekend at your cabin, professional services you can offer, unique experiences, etc. Thank you for helping our students get to Challenge!


FOUND: A treasure trove of memories! 
If you know of anyone who may have left a photo album at the church, with pictures spanning from the 1950’s through the 1980’s, please contact the church office at office@fiveoakschurch.org. It was found a few weeks ago after the 11:00 service.

Overeaters Anonymous/H.O.W. 
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.