Weekend of September 3 + 4

Ice cream and mini donuts at church?! 

Yes, it’s true. Yums like these...at church.How so, you ask? Brought to you by our Five Oaks FUN Team...as our ministries resume normal programming the weekend of September 10 & 11, we’ll celebrate with the MikMart Ice Cream Truck and the Free Indeed gluten-free mini donuts and strawberry smoothies! MikMart will be available after our Saturday services, and both MikMart and Free Indeed will be here all morning on Sunday.  Come hungry -- 10 lucky families will win free ice cream!

First Place 4 Health fall session starting soon

This health and nutrition program, based on keeping Christ at the center of all areas of wellness, is starting its fall session on September 12, 7 - 8:30 pm. Here you’ll learn a lot about good nutrition, healthy lifestyle changes, and reaching the potential God created for each of us. Cost: $125; $22 for returning members. Email Rachelle Goldenman at rachelle.goldenman@gmail.com, to register or with questions. 


Men’s Ministry Pancake Breakfast...coming up!

It’s almost here, guys. Journeymen’s fall kick-off is on Saturday, September 10, at 8 am. Cost: $3. Please email journeymen@fiveoakschurch.org with questions.


Register now for Hearts & Hammers event

Grab your tool belts and join us for a volunteer event sponsored by Five Oaks and Journeymen. During this one-day home transformation, we will do everything from painting to restoration to landscaping. Saturday, September 17, starting at 7:45 am. To register, go to jm5oaks.com and click on upcoming events.  


September book club: start reading now

Join us on September 13, 6:45 pm, as we discuss Between Heaven and Ground Zero, a nonfiction account of one woman’s harrowing escape from Tower One of the World Trade Center. This corporate climber rediscovers the faith of her childhood and now embraces a new life of serving others. Contact Dawn Goenner, go.dmge@gmail.com, with questions. All are welcome.


Rooted Women Kickoff

Fall kickoff September 14, 9:30 am & September 15, 6:30 pm. Questions? Email women@fiveoakschurch.org.


New Connections schedule available this weekend

Connections Team Members: The new Directory/Handbook/Schedule is going to print this week! Copies will be available at the Information Center (formerly Guest Services) for team members. You can always find the same information on the church website on the Connections page. 


Do you have a heart for special needs children?

Our Retreat Ministry needs you. We are looking for help with some awesome kids at the 9:15 weekend services. New team members are needed as soon as possible. If you would like to know more about serving, contactLaura at retreat@fiveoakschurch.org.


Children’s Ministry serving options

Would you consider joining us this school year in the Tree House Children’s Ministry? We need nursery caregivers, teachers and assistants in our 2s - 5th grade classrooms and the Retreat. For more information, please contact us at children@fiveoakschurch.org.


Join the Story of God Team: Small Group Leader

Help people read the Bible with greater understanding for the rest of their lives. For more information on joining the Story of God team in a small group leader role, email office@fiveoakschurch.org


Story of God registration discount runs through September 7

Learn how the Bible fits together. Read it with greater understanding. Take your faith deeper. Great for beginning and experienced Bible readers. New 9-week session begins Tuesday, September 27, 6:30-8:15pm. Early-bird registration: $25 (Regular $30). Register at fiveoaks.church/story-of-god.


Got a student?

Hey parents -- do you receive emails from our Five Oaks Students Ministry? If you have a middle schooler or high schooler and want to know about the vision and events in Student Ministries, please email students@fiveoakschurch.org with your student’s name, graduation year, and the email(s) you’d like us to use.


New member candidates

Aaron and Kate Erhardt


New to Five Oaks?

Join us for Discovery Class, September 25, 11am - 1pm in Rm 101. Learn about our mission, ministries, and meet our staff. To sign up email Pam Hawley at phawley@fiveoakschurch.org.


Student Ministry Kickoff & Parent Info Meeting

Come experience our student ministry (6 - 12th grade) as we kick off the year. Food, drinks, and fun provided!

  • Wednesday, Sept 14
  • 6 - 8pm


Cuddle babies and toddlers on Wednesday mornings!

 Women’s Ministry needs a lead nursery teacher and assistant teachers for the children’s programming Wed mornings from 9 - 11:45am, during the Women’s Bible study. This program runs from September - May and works with kids from birth - 5 years old. Curriculum, crafts and activities are provided. Please contact Theresa Gulsvig at: theresa.gulsvig@gmail.com for more information. 


Mourn with those who mourn...

  • Pray for the Karasek family as they grieve the loss of Mathew’s mother.
  • Pray for Marge and Wes Lindberg as they grieve the loss of Marge’s brother.