News & Notes

Welcome to our "News & Notes" blog! Here you can find all the latest updates on what's coming up at church, as well as some media recap from the past week. So, if you haven't been able to worship with us or just want to be kept up to date on the latest info, check out this blog!

General Announcements

Refocus Sunday is happening August 25th during 9am & 10:45am services. This will be an opportunity to vote in new members, celebrate what God has done and look forward to what God is doing in the rest of 2019.

Church Picnic! Sunday, September 1st we will worship together in ONE SERVICE at 10am followed by our Church Picnic. This will be an amazing opportunity to spend time together as a church family. Make sure to bring some cash, we will have food trucks!

Ever thought about leading a group?  We're looking ahead toward the fall and are looking for group leaders!  If you are planning to lead a group or would like to lead a group, contact Pastor Joe.  

Celebrate Recovery meets Sunday nights at 6:00pm.  Come find freedom from your hurts, habits and hangups and live the life God desires for you to live.  We will NOT be meeting August 25th or September 1st.

Right Now Media - Our church now has access to an extensive, new video library called RightNow Media! It’s like the "Netflix of Video Bible Studies" and has a HUGE library of faith-based videos that you can access whenever and wherever you want—on your phone, iPad, computer, or at home on your TV.
As a church, we’re always looking for ways to help you develop and strengthen your faith. We believe that RightNow Media will be a tool to serve you as you live out your faith at home, at work and in your neighborhood. RightNow Media has videos for everyone—kids, youth, parents, married couples, college students, single adults, working professionals—all aimed at helping you grow. Sign up at

Race For Possible September 20-21.  Nearly 600 million people worldwide still have little to no scripture in a language they can clearly understand. Race for Possible is an adrenaline-fueled challenge race to raise funds to make Bible translation & life transformation possible. Check out this quick video to learn more about Race for Possible.  Sign up here.

Garden Picnic & Hangout this Sunday (August 18th) 12:00-1:00pm. This is a time to enjoy the garden, do some light garden work and delight in God's creation. All are welcome whether you have a garden plot or not.

The new Community Church App is now available! It offers the same features that our current app does, but also so much more. You can catch up on media, check out the latest news & notes, register for events, do your giving or even join a group. Download the app on Google Play and the App Store.

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6th Graders! Wednesday, August 21st from 6-7:30pm is our “First Look”. This is an opportunity for students going into 6th grade to see what a typical night at CSM will look like. It’s a chance to ask questions, meet some leaders, and have some fun. Parents are encouraged to stay and hang out as well!

PARENTS NIGHT! We will have a parent night on Wednesday, August 28th from 6:30-7:30pm. This will be an opportunity to meet Pastor Tommy, ask questions, and get an overview of the calendar year!

CSM KICK OFF! CSM kicks off weekly programming on Wednesday, September 4th from 6-8pm.  We’d love to pack out the church with students 6th grade through seniors in High School.


Young Adults are going on a Camping Trip to Nordic Pines Campgrounds (Across from Devil’s Lake State Park) August 23-25, 2019.  Cost is $45.  Register at

We are beginning a Blended Family Ministry this fall.  Kick off is September 8th 2-3:30pm at Community Church Ryf Road. Meeting bi-weekly after that. Childcare will be provided. Please fill out this survey to let us know you are planning to attend. 

Women's Ministry

SAVE THE DATE! Women's Retreat to Green Lake Conference Center March 20-21st. The theme is Restoration! Registration will begin mid September.

Sunday, August 18th

Church services will be at ONE location this Sunday. Please plan to join us as we worship together at Ryf Road. We will continue in the series, My Heart for...The Future.

Community Church - Ryf Road
9 & 10:45am
2351 Ryf Road, Oshkosh, 54904

Community Church - New City
9 & 10:45am
100 D City Center Drive Oshkosh, 54901

Cafe' on Ryf
Missions Guides will be hosting a fundraiser in the Cafe' this Sunday. Join us for pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage.

Here are the songs we will be singing this Sunday:
Where You Are - Community Worship
Voices - Community Worship
Still God - Elevation Worship
You Deserve It All - Bethel Worship
Raise A Hallelujah - Bethel Worship

Here is the sermon from this past week:

Before you leave check out these photos from last Sunday.

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