News & Notes

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

If planning to attend in-person, please SIGN UP!
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Hero Central will be OPEN during the 9am service at both sites.
Children 5 and under are encouraged to join us. Advanced Registration is required,
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In accordance with CDC guidelines, we strongly encourage you to wear a face mask the entire time you are in the building. The order does allow for some limited medical exceptions but let's do our best to wear a mask unless this affects you medically. Please respect those around you and practice social distancing. Keep a safe 6 feet distance from other attendees. If you are not feeling 100% or have signs of getting sick, please stay home.

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General Announcements

Reminder that this weekend is Daylight Saving.  Don't forget to set your clocks back 1 hour on Saturday night.

21 Days of Prayer now - November 2nd.

A Call to Fast and Pray
Join the Community Church family in a Day of Fasting and Prayer on Monday, November 2nd. This will conclude our 21 Days of Prayer during which we have been interceding for the people around us (and the globe) as well as the challenges of today.
A blogpost from Desiring God provides helpful guidance if you have never fasted before for spiritual purposes, or, if you need a simple reminder of the “why” behind fasting.

Virtual Prayer Time
Join us for a Virtual Prayer Time at 7pm on Community Church Facebook page as we conclude our 21 Days of Prayer.

Operation Christmas Child provides God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world, and together with the local church, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. We need your help to PACK A SHOEBOX!
1) If attending in person service, you can pick up boxes beginning this Sunday, November 1st at both sites.
2) Box Pick Up this Sunday, November 1st 12:00-2:00. Pick up an empty shoebox by simply driving to the front of the church building at Ryf Road.  Someone will bring a box or boxes out to your car.  
3) Pack a box online at If you are not comfortable shopping in a store for your shoebox supplies, then you can build your box online! No need to pick up a box.

Bless A Family is a ministry of Community Church. Many families and/or individuals experience challenges during the Christmas season. Those challenges may be physical, financial or emotional. Bless A Family wants to encourage these families/individuals and love on them as we are commanded to do.
Do you know of a family/individual that could use encouragement this Christmas Season? If you would like to submit a nomination, please fill out this form by November 8th.

DONATIONS NEEDED! Father Carr's is looking for donations for their Thanksgiving Day drive-thru. They are looking for turkeys, instant mashed potatoes, cans of green beans, cans of fruit and butter. CLICK HERE for more information.


We have a variety of Community Groups offered. Please check out the available groups and sign up at Circles are better than rows.

High school girls and older who are looking to spend some time growing in Christ and relationships with others AND serving the people right in their own community, look no further! Join us once a week for either a Bible study and discussion (with treats) or our monthly service project.  Sign up for Services and Studies at Questions?  Contact Amelia Kramer at

Young Adult Taco & Game Night  Join us for tacos and table games on Sunday, November 15, from 5:00-9:00, at Morgan and Rose’s home (1215 Cumberland Trail, Oshkosh).  There is no cost to this activity but we would appreciate you signing up so we know how much food to prepare. Sign up at

Celebrate Recovery is NOT meeting in person at this time. If you would like to get connected with the group, please contact Ron Paulick.

Hero Central

Hero Central is OPEN at both sites for Nursery - PreK ONLY. Advanced Registration is required so we can safely prepare for you. Sign up for Hero Central at
All children are welcome to attend services in the worship center. Please stop by the table in the lobby to pick up a bag containing coloring sheets and crayons.

Hero Central @home for Preschool, Elementary and Preteens is offered on our website.
If you haven't had a chance to check out the video lessons from last week, tune in now.


Technology with Teens: Growing Up in a Digital World
Wednesday, November 11th at 6:30pm
Tori Heidemann Crime Analyst for the Oshkosh Police Department will be presenting a virtual Digital Citizenship Event.  
She will cover things such as privacy settings in apps, how to protect your children from online predators and how to discuss digital citizenship with your kids.
* This event will be a google meet. Please turn off all video and audio. Tori will address questions asked in the chat throughout the event.

Snow Duels - Save the Date for January 29-31, 2021

Sunday, November 1st

We look forward to worshiping with you this Sunday.
Hero Central will be OPEN at the 9am service for Nursery - PreK at both sites.
Join us as we continue our series From Rubble to Redemption and focus on Zephaniah.  
It is Communion Sunday. Please be sure to prepare your elements to join us if you will be worshiping from home.
We take a special offering the first Sunday of the month for our Samaritan Ministry. These funds go directly to those in need in our community. You can give online at and select 'SAMARITAN' or mail to 2351 Ryf Road Oshkosh, WI 54904. 

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

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

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9am - Live from Ryf Road
10:45am Live from New City

Ryf Road

Join us this Sunday at 9 or 10:45am as we continue in the series: Rubble to Redemption, focusing on Zephaniah. Hero Central will be open at the 9am service for Nursery - PreK.

Here are the songs we will be singing:
Battle Belongs - Phil Wickham Music
There's Nothing That Our God Can't Do - Passion
O Come To The Altar - Elevation Worship
Glorious Ruins - Hillsong Music

Here is the message from last week.

New City

Join us this Sunday at 9 or 10:45am as we continue in the series: Rubble to Redemption, focusing on Zephaniah. Hero Central will be open at the 9am service for Nursery - PreK.

Here are the songs we will be singing:
Victory - Cru Music
God Is Able - Hillsong Music
Came To My Rescue - Hillsong Music
Have Your Way - BEC Worship
Battle Belongs - Phil Wickham Music

Here is the message from last week.