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. 

General Announcements

Reminder to change your clocks this weekend and SPRING AHEAD one hour for the start of daylight saving time.

Join us for a Night of Prayer at Community Church Ryf Road March 10th 6:30pm.  

Help For The Homeless - The Family Radio partners with area homeless and crisis programs by inviting the community to donate needed hygiene items for “Help for the Homeless.” THIS SUNDAY is the deadline for items to be brought into Community Church.  Click here for a list of items needed.

This month we are collecting items for the children’s home we partner with in Haiti. These items keep the ministry going!  Find a list of items needed at There are also new babies at the home because of the violence in country. These babies need sponsors. If anyone feels led to sponsor a child they can find more info at

The 2020 Community Garden plot sign-up is now open. The Community Church Community Garden is a ministry to help show the world what God is like by echoing the original call to care for creation in the Genesis story.  Reserve your plot at

Jaci Grooters is our Missionary Spotlight for the month of March. Jace works with Commission to Every Nation (CTEN) in San Jose, Costa Rica. CTEN helps missionaries’ partner with local organizations or churches in countries throughout the world. Find out more of how you can support her.  

Peace Lutheran Church is having their annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 4th, 8am-2pm. Most items are 50 cents with a few items marked higher.  Baked goods and Hmong Egg Rolls will also be available for sale.


Young Adults will be hosting an Escape Room Activity at Escape Oshkosh on Sunday, March 22nd at 5:45-7:30.  The cost is $26/person. Sign up at  
Mark your calendar for upcoming Young Adult Events:
April 19 Tacos and Games
May 3 Ultimate Frisbee and Bonfire.

Celebrate Recovery meets on Sunday nights at 6:00.  Come find freedom from your hurts, habits, and hangups and live the life God desires for you to live.

Women's Ministry

Join us for our Women's Retreat on March 20th - March 21st at Green Lake Conference Center. Lynne Johnson will be speaking as we explore the theme of restoration. Dinner, Breakfast and lunch are included in registration. For more information or to sign up click here. Registration closes March 9th.


Broomball and Bonfire Night!  THIS Friday March 6th from 7-9pm we will have a Bonfire and Broomball night at Community Church Ryf Road. This event is for students 8th grade - High School. Hot chocolate and snacks will be provided.

Hero Central

Mark your calendar for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Community Church Ryf Road April 4th at 10am


We have a team of 10 traveling to Swaziland Africa to partner with Hoseas’ Heart and Pasture Valley June 13-26, 2020. We will be serving through work projects and reaching out to area preschools and providing food and partnership.
If you are interested in joining the Swaziland Team there are limited spots available. Contact Heather at The next meeting is March 15th 11am in the cafe' at Ryf Road.

Guyana Missions will be meeting Monday March 23rd 6pm in the Fireside room at Ryf Road. This is the last chance to join the team! We will be discussing the logistics of the trip and preparing for fundraising. If you have questions, please email Deb at

Sunday, March 8th

We look forward to worshiping with you this Sunday.
Join us at Ryf Road or New City at 9am or 10:45.

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

Ryf Road

Join us Sunday morning at 9am or 10:45. We will be continuing our series, Luke: a documentary, focusing on Luke 13-14.

Cafe' on Ryf will be serving pancakes, eggs and sausage. All money will go toward the youth. Summer is coming and we are looking to provide scholarships for teens to participate in summer trips.

Here are the songs we will be singing:
10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) - Matt Redman
King Of My Heart - Bethel Music
This Is Amazing Grace - Bethel Music
Way Maker- Integrity Music
Great Are You Lord - All Sons & Daughters
Echo - Elevation Worship

Here is the sermon from last week:

New City

We hope to see you Sunday at 9am or 10:45 as we continue our series Luke: a documentary focusing on Luke 13-14.

Here are the songs we will be singing:
10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) - Matt Redman
Great Things - Phil Wickham
You Reign - Thankyou Music
Your Presence - Community Worship
Where You Are - Community Worship

Here is the sermon from last week:

Check out these photos from last Sunday.