Oak Grove is a joyful, inclusive, compassionate community (of faith) seeking to do justice, act mercifully and walk humbly with God.
We stream our worship services on Facebook:
- Open Facebook on your iPad, computer, phone, etc
- In the Search box, type “Oak Grove Presbyterian Church.” You’ll see a picture of our church.
- Click “Videos” to see all of the services available
- Click on the service you would like to watch, and enjoy!
Sunday, December 16
8:15: Pastor Bill leads worship
10:45: The Children’s Christmas Pageant.
Come hear the ancient story of Jesus’ birth told by our youngest members! This will include the baptism of Aiden Krentz. Both of his sisters were also baptized at the Children’s pageant service in previous years.
Adult Faith Formation at 9:15: How Did Christmas Get to be This Way?
(A History of Christmas) with Dr. Bruce David Forbes, author of several books including Christmas: A Candid History. He is Professor of Religious Studies, Morningside College (retired) and an Ordained United Methodist Minister, Dakota Conference, BA, Morningside College, MTh, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University and PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary
Sunday, December 23 One worship service at 10:45
Chancel Choir and an instrumental ensemble will present the cantata, Canticle of Joy, by Joseph Martin. Let the music of Christmas reawaken the promise of God’s presence and love in our lives and remind each of us that our faith is a song worth singing – A Canticle of Joy that is made all the more glorious when it is shared. Please join us for this special service.
Christmas Eve, December 24
4:00 pm: Pastor Mary leads family worship. This service is tailored for families with children and youth. If you would like to sing, play an instrument or read for this service, please contact Mary (952-888-4621).
10:00 pm: Candlelight Service, Pastor Bill preaching. Chancel Choir sings at this service. Those who do not have a church home may be especially open to an invitation from you to join them for worship at this holy time of year.
Sunday, December 30 Only one service at 9:30.
Sunday, January 6, Epiphany of the Lord. Back to two services at 8:15 & 10:45 am.
Youth and Young Adult Ministries Coordinator
The Session has approved a job description for a part-time (20-30 hours/week, negotiable) Youth and Young Adult Ministries Coordinator. Read the resume here. Please send resumes to Anne Klueh (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Curb Climate Change — see what Oak Grove has done and what YOU can do!
PROGRAM YEAR SUNDAY SCHEDULE
8:15 am Worship
9:15 am Adult Faith Formation
9:30 am Children’s Faith Formation (Sunday School)
10:45 am Worship
We generally celebrate with communion on the first Sunday of each month.
At 10:45 worship following the Time with the Children on non-communion Sundays, children 3 years – K are dismissed to Children’s Church with singing. Please pick up children immediately after the service in the Children’s Church room on the lower level.
Photos from Rally Day 2018. For more photos, see Oak Grove’s Facebook 2018 Rally Day photo album.
December 2018 Oak Leaves
December 2018 New Members (November 18 & December 2)