Upcoming Events

December 15
Movie Night. The Oakwood Cares Team is sponsoring a Movie Night at Oakwood. Three movie options are available – Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas for children, Soul Surfer for teens and Courageous for adults. Movies begin at 6:55 PM.

December 17
Discovering Oakwood @9:15 – 10:15 am in PowerHouse. Whether you are new to Oakwood or a founding member, please join us for this three week overview of the developing vision, philosophy and strategy Pastor Darin is refining with the elders. Moving forward this class will be required for all new member applicants. This Sunday the topic is Vision and Strategy.
Compassion offering.  We will collect a Compassion Offering in the Worship service today.  These funds are primarily used to meet the special financial burdens faced by those within the Oakwood Church family.
Missions Team Meeting following Worship.

December 18
Elder/Deacon Teams meet.

December 23
Christmas Bonfire Service – 6:00 PM. Watch for more details


General Announcements

PowerHouse Youth Ministry. The doors open for all students 6th – 12th grades at 5:00 PM.  All students should be picked up by 7:30 PM.  Our actual meeting starts about 5:30 and ends at 7:00 PM.  Our snack bar sells food on Sunday nights.  Parents are welcome to come and see what happens at our youth meetings.

Do you order from Amazon? Your orders can benefit Oakwood by shopping through AmazonSmile. Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-2436827, place your order, and 0.5% of your qualifying purchase will be donated to Oakwood through the AmazonSmile charity.

Our Daily Bread.  The excellent daily devotional guide, Our Daily Bread, can help you experience the presence of God throughout your busy day by helping you focus your thoughts on Him.  Pick up your free copy from the Information Center in the lobby or you can download the App on your smart phone or tablet and get the devotional sent directly to you every day.

Online Giving. Did you know that you can make financial contributions to Oakwood through our website?  You can give one time or set up for recurring donations.  Visit www.oakwoodfl.org and click “Give Online” on the right side of the menu on the home page.

Oakwood Newsletter
The latest issue of The ACORN is available at the Information Center and online.