News & Notes

Welcome to our “News & Notes” blog!
Here you can find all the latest updates on what’s happening at Community Church Oshkosh.

General Announcements

 Join us for the CCO Business Meeting this Sunday at 10am in the worship center. Agenda items will include proposed By-law changes, BEYOND report, and membership vote.

BLESS A FAMILY TAGS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! Many families and/or individuals experience challenges during the Christmas season. Those challenges may be physical, financial or emotional. Help us encourage these families/individuals during this season. Pick up a tag in the lobby or sign up to donate a gift at community-church.com/blessafamily.

The last day to return Operations Christmas Child Shoeboxes at CCO is THIS Sunday, November 20th. If you have questions go to community-church.com/occ for more information and frequently asked questions.

The church office will be CLOSED Monday, November 21-Thursday, November 24th for Thanksgiving. We hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Join us for a Christmas Celebration as CCO welcomes the Christmas season. We will have worship, snacks, games and activities for all families to enjoy on Sunday, December 4th 3:30-5:30. Register at community-church.com/ckchristmas.

DID YOU KNOW, you can support CCO while doing your Christmas Shopping? CLICK HERE to start shopping with Amazon Smile.

Perspectives is a global movement that is awakening the Body of Christ to pursue the fulfillment of God’s global purpose within every people group for His glory. Perspective class will be hosted in Oshkosh beginning Tuesday, January 10th from 6:15-9pm at River Valley Church. An early bird discount is offered until Dec 15th. Family discounts & scholarships are available! For additional information & to sign up go to Perspectives.org or call Deb Houts 920-379-2304.

November is National Runaway Prevention Month, a public awareness campaign designed to “shine a light” on the experiences of runaway and homeless youth that too often remain invisible. This Sunday, November 20th all donations from the cafe will go to support NRPM.

Good Shepherd Annual Craft and Bake Sale is Saturday, November 19th. All items are handmade and one of a kind. Stop in from 8:00 am- 3:00pm at Good Shepherd Church 2450 West 9th Ave, Oshkosh.
 
Oshkosh Hymn Festival is on Sunday, November 20th 3:00 pm at Good Shepherd Church 2450 West 9th Ave, Oshkosh. This event will include a guest string quartet, choirs, soloists plus organ and piano music. They will be collecting non-perishable thanksgiving themed food items to be distributed to families in need in the Oshkosh area.

Christmas

Christmas Eve - December 24th
Join us as we Celebrate the Birth of Jesus. We will have Christmas Eve Services at 2:00 | 3:30 | 5:00pm. The nursery will be open for children 0-2 during the 2pm & 3:30pm services. The worship center doors will open 30 minutes prior to each service.
Services will not be available via livestream on Christmas Eve. The service will be available to view online on Christmas Day.
 
Christmas Day - December 25th
There will be no Christmas Day services.  A recording of Christmas Eve service will be available on Christmas Day at community-church.com/live.

Groups

Community Church Young Adult Christmas Party is on Sunday, December 4, 2022 from 4:30-9:30. Young Adults (ages 18-35) are invited to join us at Pastor Karl and Heather Kramer’s home for our annual Christmas Dinner Party including “Live Clue” and a “White Elephant Gift Exchange.” Please sign-up by December 3 at community-church.com/youngadult.

Celebrate Recovery meets Friday evenings from 6-8pm at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 808 N. Main Street Oshkosh. Come find freedom from your hurts, habits, and hangups and live the life God desires for you to live.  CLICK HERE for additional information.

If you are not already connected with a Community Group or Bible Study, check out the list of groups! We are created to be in community! Sign up today at community-church.com/communitylife.

Community Kids

This Sunday, November 20th Community Kids will be open for Nursery through 5th grade during the 8:30am & 11am services.

November 27th
Community Kids will be OPEN for Nursery - PreK ONLY during the 8:30am service. We will not have any classes during Foundations or the 11am service.

Ms. Wendy will be hosting Play & Praise from 9:30-11am December 5th. Join us for story time, worship, crafts, snacks, and fellowship. Kiddos age 5 and under and their caregivers are invited to join us.

Foundations Schedule for Community Kids
November 20 - Community Kids Choir
November 27 - No Foundations
December 4 - Community Kids Choir

CSM

CSM will NOT be meeting next Wednesday, November 23rd. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

Snow Duels Winter Retreat for Middle School and High School students is February 10-12, 2022 at Silver Birch Ranch Camp. Get ready for your relationship with God to grow deeper through a weekend of fun, fellowship, inspiration, and lots of snow! Watch for more information coming soon.

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Sunday worship services are at 8:30am & 11am. We will be continuing in our series, I AM. Join us over the next several weeks as we look at the different names of God.
Community Kids will be open for Nursery-5th grade at both the 8:30 & 11am services.

Here are the songs we will be singing:
Grace Is On Our Side - Vertical Worship
King Of My Heart / Holy Spirit - Bethel Music
1,000 Names - Phil Wickham
Way Maker - Leeland

Cafe on Ryf
The cafe will be open and serving Breakfast Sandwiches this Sunday. Stop in and support Youth on the Move for National Runaway & Homeless Youth Prevention Month.

Foundations

Foundations is at 10am with classes for all ages.

Community Kids (Nursery – 4th Grade)
November 20 - Community Kids Choir

The Bridge (5th - 7th Grade)
Lori Jacobson is teaching a class on the Foundation of Church Life.
 
CSM - High School (Grades 8th - 12th)
Join Pastor Tommy in the worship center for the Life in Babylon - The LGBTQ series.

CCO Business Meeting

If you are new, please go to community-church.com/welcome to fill out the form. We would love to connect with you.

Online

Sunday service is available via live stream at 8:30 & 11am.  

Website: community-church.com/live
YouTube: youtube.com/communitychurch
Roku or Apple TV App: Community Church Oshkosh
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