News & Notes


Welcome to our “News & Notes” blog! Here you can find all the latest updates on whats 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!

SUNDAY - April 14th

Church services are at two locations. This week we will be continuing in our new series on the book of Ephesians. We will be taking a more focused look at Ephesians 4:1-16.

Community Church – Ryf Road

9 & 10:45am (2351 Ryf Road, Oshkosh, 54904)

Community Church – New City

9 & 10:45am | 6pm* at City Center (100D City Center Dr. Oshkosh, 54901)

*No Childcare at 6pm

Ryf Road


This Sunday the team going to Camp Barnabas is in the cafe.  They’ll be serving eggs, sausage, toast, and donuts!

Here are the songs we will sing this Sunday:

Great Things – Phil Wickham
The Passion – Hillsong Worship
Here Again – Elevation Worship
Where You Are – Community Worship
Living Hope – Phil Wickham

Here is the sermon from this past week:

New City


We are currently holding a faith basics class at New City on Tuesday night starting at 6pm! This is an amazing opportunity for anybody following Jesus, whether you’re a new or seasoned believer, to refocus their hearts on what it really means to be a Christian and live a life of faith. This class will run for 7 weeks and childcare will be provided.

Here are the songs we will sing this Sunday:

New City – AM
I Stand Amazed (How Marvelous)
Grace on Top of Grace – Fellowship Creative
Where You Are – Community Worship
Majestic – Community Worship
Build My Life – Passion Worship
Echo – Elevation Worship

New City – PM
Overcome – Elevation Worship
Chain Reaction – River Valley Worship
The Passion – Hillsong Worship
Build My Life – Passion Worship
Where You Are – Community Worship
Glorious Day – Passion Worship

Here is the sermon from this past week:

General Announcements

On April 13th we will have a family Easter Egg Hunt April 13th at 10am out at our Ryf Road location. Dress for the weather because we hope to have the hunt outside.

Young Adult Tacos and Game Night.   We’re hosting a Young Adult Taco & Game Night on April 13 at 6:30 at Doug & Bernie Campbell’s home.  Bring your favorite board game.   Register at

Celebrate Recovery has started! Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. It is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our lives. Celebrate Recovery is on Sunday evenings at Ryf Road from 6-8pm. Contact the church office for more info.

Support HERO Central!   Join us on Sunday, April 28 in the lobby at Ryf Road for the Silent Auction!  Bidding will close at 12:30 pm.  Bid high!  Bid often!

The past two years, your generous donations have enabled us to raise over $5,000! With those funds, HERO Central has been able to complete painting projects, increase the family activities budget, purchase new computers and ongoing, needed supplies. This year, proceeds will purchase new curriculum for HERO Central, wood chips for the playground and gardening supplies for the HERO Central garden plot. Your kindness and generosity will allow HERO Central to continue to be a fantastic, safe place for kids to learn and grow in their walk with Jesus.

Questions?  Contact Kim Patterson or the church office at 920-231-7070.

We’re joining Calvary Bible Church in Neenah for a one-day conference called Blended & Blessed.   Blended & Blessed® is the only one-day live event and live stream just for stepfamily couples, single parents, dating couples with kids, and those who care about blended families. Join us at Calvary Bible Church for a day discussing what you can do to have a healthy stepfamily marriage. With some of today’s most trusted and respected experts, Blended & Blessed will challenge, inspire, and encourage you.  If you are part of a stepfamily or know someone who is, this is a can’t-miss opportunity!  Blended & Blessed will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 8:30AM.  Contact Erv Fischer for more information.

May 3rd is our album release night of all original music. The evening will start at 630pm out at our Ryf Road location. Cds will go on sale that evening for and be available for a special price of $5. Hope you can make it!

It’s almost time for Easter, and we’ve got a lot of exciting things planned. 

  • April 18 – There will be a special Passover meal on Thursday, April 18th in the lobby at Ryf Road. Space is limited so we need you to register by clicking HEREThe cost is 5 dollars a person and will be a great opportunity to learn about and eat a traditional Passover meal. This is a family event but if your children aren’t old enough to join, childcare will be provided.
  • April 21 – Easter Sunday services will be at Ryf Road ONLY. There will be a 6am sunrise service that will be quieter in nature followed by 9 and 1045 services. No services that day at New City.

On Easter, Hero Central will not be open for the 6AM service.  Hero Central will be open for the 9AM service as usual.  However, only nursery and Pre-K will be available at the 10:45 service.  Space will be limited, so come early to make sure you children are able to get into Hero Central!

We will have cinnamon rolls, eggs, and lattes in the Cafe Easter morning.  Take and Bake cinnamon rolls will also be available, but you have to pre-order those by April 19th.  You can place your order at

May 5 the cafe will not have breakfast!!  Instead, we will have a Poland BBQ Fundraiser.  Authentic southern BBQ will be available for pickup after each service.  You can preorder at

Garden plots are still available!  Please click HERE to signup for yours today.

We are having a build day on Sunday, April 28 from 1-4PM. Snacks and water will be provided, so please come help us install fencing, mark garden paths, and build a compost bin!  If you are able to partner with us through donation, we need items like mulch for paths between the garden plots, compost to help amend the soil, and a storage bin for garden tools. If you are able to donate something smaller we could use items like watering cans, hand tools, and/or garden gloves. You can donate at Thank you! 

Hero Central

HERO Central is in need of a few leaders for the NEW 1st-grade classroom at our Ryf Road location.  Our program is bursting at the seams (what a great problem to have!!) and we need to create a new classroom.  Please contact Wendy to get involved.


There is a group meeting on Sunday mornings to study the book of Luke.  This group meets in the board room in the Ryf Road offices at 7:30am before the first service. 

Before you leave, check out some photos from last Sunday at New City!