On February 24th, we'll be joining folks from around the area for a day of service. Some Oak Life folks will be volunteering at Harbor House, but feel free to choose any of the many locations. Stay tuned for more info, if you'd like you read more about the day- click here.
Sunday December 17th at 9:30 bring in your "stuff" that you don't need anymore and you'll get to take whatever you want- just make sure it's not garbage. Come in a little early so that you get a chance to pick out and drop off your stuff. Afterwards the leftovers will be donated to a local charity.
We'll be doing a little reflection/celebration of all God's done over these last few yearson Sunday October 8th at our normal Sunday gathering time. Be sure to come hang out, celebrate with us, and hear how you can join in all that God is doing in and through the Roots and Branches of Oak Life!
On Sunday July 9th Ken Wytsma will be joining Oak Life Church for a special conversation on one of the most significant topics we face today, what it means to be human in a racially divided world. Ken is the author of The Myth of Equality and other works, founder of the Justice Conference, Kilns College, and Pastor of Antioch Church in Bend and will be sharing from his perspective before a time of Q & A.
We've been super fortunate to get connected to a local ministry that provides financial advice for churches. If you'd like to join and learn more about how to get better with your finances please RSVP by emailing Chris (email@example.com). Space is limited so it's first come first serve.
Lent is a time of reflection as we approach Easter and Oak Life will be practicing a few different ways. You can read more about it on our blog, but one important announcement is that some of us will be joining our friends at First Presbyterian Church of Oakland for their Ash Wednesday Service this week (3/1 at 7:30)
Since New Years day falls on a Sunday, our normal gathering will be a little different. We're going to host a breakfast/potluck/worship/community gathering at our normal time and location. If possible bring something light to share (no pressure it's not required), and be ready to hang!
On Friday December 2nd, we're looking for some volunteers to aid in spreading the word about how to combat trafficking locally. Oak Life will be supporting by partnering with local organizations (CEASE Network and the city government) getting folks to pass out flyers at the next First Friday event. This is a super easy way to engage a really important issue. If you'd like to support just email back.
For the next couple Sundays we'll be having a conversation called Roots & Branches and highlighting stories of Oak Life's of where we've been and sharing vision for what's ahead. Oh and did we mention that on Sunday the 25th we'll have some Doughnut Dolly treats to celebrate?
On Saturday June 11th, join some Oak Life folks for a nice stroll through the Oakland Redwoods! We'll be meeting at 9AM at the Sequoia Bayview Trailhead. We should finish up by 11 or noon, and yes, dogs are welcomed! Click here if you need directions. If you need a ride let us know!
This Friday (7PM) Matt and Erika are hosting our next Cups and Couches gathering. At these gathering we bring a cup and grab a seat to discuss a specific topic. This week we'll be talking about femininity and faith. All perspectives are welcomed. If you'd like more info email Matt for directions and stuff: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Saturday May 21st at 7pm the Quad House is hosting us for Oak Life's version of Mortified. If you haven't heard of Mortified, it's a hilarious comedy show where people read their childhood journals in public. Everyone is invited, and if you'd like to participate email Kyle: email@example.com