OAKS 2019 FOCUS
KEY WORD/CONCEPT FOR THE YEAR: “CONFIDENCE”
√ Our “Jerusalem” -
(1) Read through the New Testament in 2019 as a congregation
(2) Focus on our children - special events, financial support for camps, acknowledgment & involvement in worship services
√ Our “Judea” -
(1) “Bring Them In” - greater effort to invite and bring our friends; bussing in residents of local care facilities; increased visibility on social media in hopes of reaching younger families/singles + greater effort to followup when they come (2) “God and Country” patriotic music rally on July 4 preceding the Goleta fireworks. Effort to partner with other churches.
√ Our “Samaria” -
(1) SB County Jail ministry, under chaplain Dan Gaither - providing chaplain assistants & providing needed clothing (2) “Loads of Love” ministry in providing free laundry service to the homeless
√ Our “Uttermost” -
Focus on blessing our missionaries Ron and Michelle Lockwood who minister to “Eurasia.” They will be at Oaks for a visit this October.