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Worship Guide 12.8.19

We're in our second week of Advent 2019 | The Songs of Jesus. This week, we'll be meditating on Romas 8:11-30 and the lyrics of Come Thou Long Expected Jesus as we consider biblical waiting. What is it that we're waiting for, exactly?  How does the Spirit tend to us while we wait?  

We hope you'll join us at 9:00am or 11:00am on Sunday! Here's what to expect during our gatherings.

Call to Worship : Doxology
Reading of Adoration : Psalm 33:20-22
Song of Adoration : Steadfast
Prayer of Confession
Song of Confession Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
The Lord's Prayer
Song of Assurance of Pardon & Thanksgiving : Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery
Passing of the Peace
Sermon : The Power to Wait | Romans 8:11-30
Communion
Song of Celebration of Communion & Sending: Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
Song of Sending & Response : A Day of Glory
Benediction

   

UPCOMING EVENTS

We have lots going on this summer and we'd love to have you join us!  Click here to view our calendar and to register for upcoming events! 

The Oaks Women's Christmas Party | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15

Women of The Oaks, you are invited to our annual Women’s Christmas Party, happening on Sunday, December 15 from 6:00-9:00p at the home of Dana Brooks (4205 Rosedale Road).  Food and drink will be provided, all you need to bring is your presence (and a friend, if you wish!)  RSVP at here or at the Connect Table on Sunday.

The Oaks Kids Christmas Party & Carling| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17

Kids of all ages are invited to our annual Christmas party!  We’ll be decorating christmas cookies, rehearsing our Christmas Eve song, and going caroling next door at The Woodlands Assisted Living!  Here’s a quick schedule of our evening:

6:30-7:15PM: Party opens with decorating cookies + simple crafts
6:45-7:00PM: Christmas Eve Kids Choir PRACTICE (kids ages 4+) Sign-up to join the Kids Choir here
7:15PM: Walk next door to the Woodlands Assisted Living to Sing Christmas Carols

WEDNESDAY MORNING PRAYER

Each Wednesday morning, we'll be gathering at 6:00am for a brief (30 minute) time of prayer.  Come with your coffee and join us as we enjoy the presence of God together.

OAKS PLAYLISTS

To help you prepare for our weekly gatherings, we've put together this weekly playlist containing the songs we'll be singing together this coming Sunday.  Take a listen to prime your heart and mind to worship.  

We've also put together a brand new playlist for Advent with songs to sing as we settle back into rhythms we may have set aside for the summer.  We pray these songs are a blessing to you!