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.