News & Notes

Welcome to our “News & Notes” blog!
As we work to keep you updated during this time, please subscribe to our all-church email list to receive updates.  You can also check to stay informed.

If at anytime you have questions or need assistance, please call (920) 231-7070 or email You can also find contact information for all staff members at

General Announcements

Garden Sign-up is open until May 31st! Get your 2020 community garden plot at  Gardening together will be a great way to enjoy being outside together once COVID-19 has passed!

Looking for something cheerful, tasty, or for an extra science lesson to do with your kids at home? Maybe you'd like a little more color in your life? The Community Garden Group has got you covered! We are offering Plant Your Own Mini Garden kits! These kits come as a 3 pack or 6 pack of pots with options of growing your own herbs or flowers for the summer. This is a fundraiser to help the Community Garden Group with a few upkeep projects on the community garden. Kits can be ordered at, and will be delivered May 20th and 21st. Happy Growing!  

Would you be interested in joining an online Community Group?  This will be a temporary, casual way for us to fellowship and encourage one another during this time of isolation. Maybe you are new to the church, maybe you are new to Community Groups, maybe you just need a group to fellowship with! Whatever your reason is, we want you to join us! If you are interested, please contact Kim Patterson at

On Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Oshkosh and communities across America, millions will unite at noon for the 69th Annual National Day of Prayer. Pray for our local, state & national leaders; public officials; schools & school leaders; military; and our nation. For more information click here.
Pastor Alan will be leading Community Church in prayer at noon on May 7th. Please sign up to join this private zoom call. We will contact you with a link prior to the event to join at noon May 7th. Advance registration is required so we can contact you with a link to join.  Sign up at

Our Community Church family has some individuals who are not able to view our Sunday services.  We are looking for 'not too old' ipad, notebook, kindle or devices, that you would be willing to donate to someone that doesn't have one. This would give them the ability to watch Community Church service each week. Please contact Kim at THANK YOU!

As a staff, we are praying for you and are searching for ways to encourage you. We know that each person is currently at risk for COVID 19 and we pray protection over you, but we realize some are at higher risk than others.  If someone you know is a high-risk case, would you let us know so we can pray for them by name?  If you have heard of someone experiencing job loss due to the current pandemic, please let us know. You can send these names to

Community Church has a Prayer Ministry. As we receive prayer requests from our church family, these requests are shared with the Prayer Team. If you are interested in participating or have a request to share, please email Kim at

Hero Central

We are excited to be able to share Hero Central @ home with you. Check out the video lessons & parent guides on our website. We have Hero Central to go bags that contain an activity that pertains to the Sunday lesson of the week as well as instructions and talking points for parents, this week’s devotion, and a treat. The bags are broken up into age groups: Preschool, Elementary, and Preteen. Please sign up by 9am Friday at

Join us for Story Time with Ms Wendy & Ollie the Owl Tuesday nights at 7pm on Hero Central Facebook page.


CSM LIVE! Students, join us Wednesday nights at 7pm for a message, worship, and interactive time of fun at

Colorado trip for this summer has been canceled. Unfortunately with all the remaining unknown factors, we needed to make a decision to cancel it . We pray the summer will allow for activities and time to gather together.

Sunday, May 3rd

We look forward to worshiping with you this Sunday.
Join us as we kick off a  new series, Asking For A Friend focusing this week on Life in the Grey.
Join us Sunday morning at 10:45am on these platforms.

Wear a Crazy Hat this Sunday. Post a picture of you and your family worshiping together.  Be sure to #iseeyoucc for a chance to win in our photo contest.

We have been so encouraged by your faithfulness to continue to give through this time, THANK YOU! Although we cannot meet as a whole church family, we still have ongoing financial commitments to be met.  You can give via the mobile app, through the Community Church website or mail checks to Community Church 2351 Ryf Road Oshkosh, WI 54904

Here are the songs we will be singing:
Yes I Will - All Essential Music
Great Things - Phil Wickham Music
Love So Great - Hillsong Music
How Great Thou Art - Stuart Hine Trust
Promises -  Maverick City Music

Here is the sermon from last week:

Week of May 3rd

We want to make the most of this time and look for opportunities to reflect Jesus in all that we do.  We want to be able to stay connected as a church family.  Please join us for the following Community opportunities this week.

Sunday , May 3rd 10:45am Online Service. Join us at
Monday, May 4th 7pm Interactive Prayer Time at Community Church Facebook Live.
Tuesday, May 5th 7pm Story Time with Ms Wendy on Hero Central Facebook.
Wednesday, May 6th 7pm CSM LIVE. Join us at
Thursday, May 7th  7pm Pastoral Devotional Time at Community Church Facebook Live.
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