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

The Bible commands that after making a decision to follow Jesus we are to be baptized. This is a symbol of new life in Christ. It shows they want to celebrate that new life in Christ and commit to living for Jesus publicly. If you would like to learn more, join us THIS SUNDAY, March 20th at 10am during Foundations for a Baptism Class.

Are you engaged or thinking of getting married at Community Church within the next year? Your first step is to attend our Marriage Class Sunday, March 27th at 10am. Join us during Foundations to discuss reserving a date, getting connected with a Pastor, and the Premarital Counseling process.

Sponsor a Lily for Easter Morning at Community Church. Sponsor in memory of a loved one or give as a gift Easter Sunday. After the services, the flowers are yours to take home. Lillies are 6" with 5-8 blooms from House of Flowers. Sign up here for your Easter Lily.

DONATIONS NEEDED! Community Kids is looking for donations of individually wrapped candy for the annual Easter egg hunt.  Candy can be dropped off Sunday mornings at the Community Kids check-in desk.

Coffee Volunteers Needed on Sunday mornings to help make coffee and keep the coffee area stocked. If interested in helping out, please contact Kim Patterson at or fill out the connect card at
Looking to help out “behind the scenes”? Community Kids is looking for help filling Easter eggs on Thursday April 7 from 10:30-12:30. Lunch will be provided.  Help is also needed to hide Easter eggs prior to the event on April 9th. Please contact Wendy at for more information.

Get ready to “Make Waves” with this year’s VBS! Have you ever heard of the “ripple effect?” This year, the kids will be learning that what they do today can change the world around them. Join us as we spend an exciting, fun, and faith-filled week together this summer! We need Jesus-loving volunteers to make this program successful. Volunteers must be 12 and older.
Please contact Wendy if you would like to help!

NCFCA Speech and Debate competition at Calvary Bible Church in Neenah next week!  They are looking for volunteers to judge a round and be encouraged by young people who are exercising and articulating a Biblical Worldview.  Refreshments are offered to all judges - it’s dinner and a show!  Sign-up HERE.

Holy Week

Maundy Thursday
April 14th 6:30pm
Christ in the Passover: A Presentation
Join us for a powerful presentation from Jews for Jesus of the beautiful symbolism of the Jewish ceremony called a seder. We’ll weave the story of the exodus and freedom from slavery together with the messianic hope realized in Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. The words “do this in remembrance of me” will take on an even deeper meaning to Christians as we learn the significance of the tradition Jesus observed the night before He died and give us a closer look at the very Jewish life He led.

Good Friday Service
April 15th 6:30pm
Join us on Friday, April 15th as we remember the love that compelled Jesus Christ to die on a cross for us. Child care will be available for children nursery - 3rd grade by CSM students. 

Easter Sunday
April 17th  8:30am | 9:45am | 11:00am
Join us as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Community Kids will be open for Nursery - 6th grade during the 8:30am service. Nursery only will be available during the 9:45 & 11am services.


Blended & Blessed one-day livestream event just for stepfamily couples, single parents, dating couples with kids, and those who care about blended families. Join us April 2, 2022 8:30-3:30pm at Community Church Oshkosh. We will gather as a group to unpack strategies that are crucial to healthy stepfamily marriages. With some of today’s most trusted and respected experts, Blended & Blessed will challenge, inspire, and encourage you. For additional information and to register go to

Men's Group has two opportunities for Bible study at this time. Men’s Base Camp meets on Wednesday nights 6-8pm at Steve Harris's home and a group of Men meet Tuesday mornings at 6am at Community Church.

A new Women's Bible Study will kick off April 6th. We will meet Wednesday nights from 6-7pm, April 6- May 11th.  The focus of the study will be The Well-Watered Woman by Gretchen Saffles. Books will be provided. Please sign up HERE if interested, space is limited.

Young Adults! Join us for an evening of bowling on Friday, March 25 from 7:00-9:00 at Revs Bowl.  The cost is $12 per person and includes your shoes. Please sign up at

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.

Community Kids

Community Kids will be open this Sunday for Nursery - 6th grade at the 8:30am and 11am services. Foundations is at 10am with classes for all ages.
Sunday, March 27th Community Kids will be open for Nursery - Preschool ONLY due to area Spring Breaks.

FOUNDATIONS for Community Kids
March 20 - Community Kids Choir
March 27 - Foundations will be open for Nursery through PreSchool only

Community Kids Easter Egg Hunt! Join us at 10am Saturday, April 9th for a fun morning of worship, games, balloon animals, bounce houses and Easter Egg Hunt. For additional information and registration go to


Wednesday March 23rd - NO CSM due to Spring Break for area schools.

CSM takes over the cafe' this Sunday. Stop in to support the CSM Mission Trip to Kentucky. We will be serving breakfast sandwiches, hash browns and chili.
We need volunteers to help serve in the cafe this Sunday. Sign up at

CSM 6th & 7th Grade students are invited to join us in volunteering at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin on Saturday, April 2, 2022. We will be sorting, packaging and labeling products to be donated. Sign up today at

High School Students!!! Join CSM on a MISSION TRIP this summer, June 25 - July 1, 2022. We will be heading to Kentucky.This trip is open to students currently in 8th - 12th grade. Deadline to sign up is April 4th. Please plan to attend the information meeting on March 20th during Foundations at 10am. We will talk about fundraising and answer questions about the trip. For additional information and to sign up go to

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Join us for worship at 8:30am & 11am as we continue in our series, Unshakeable and look at Hebrews 6:13-20. Community Kids is open for children nursery - 6th grade during the 8:30 & 11am services. Foundations is at 10am with classes for all ages (nursery - adult).

Here are the songs we will be singing:
Yes And Amen - Jesus Culture
You Keep Hope Alive - Church Of The City
Cornerstone - Hillsong Music
In Christ Alone - Thank You Music

Cafe' On Ryf
The cafe will be serving Breakfast Sandwiches, Hash browns, & Chili. Stop in for breakfast or lunch. All donations go to support the CSM Mission Trip to Kentucky this summer. 

Here is the sermons from last week:


Community Kids
Sunday, March 20th
Community Kids Choir

CSM - The Bridge
5th-7th Grade (Room 7)
Foundation of Church Life

CSM - High School
No Foundations this week. Stop in and support the CSM Fundraiser in the Cafe'.

Adult Classes
Sunday, March 20th
How To Read Your Bible (Worship Center)
Baptism (Room 1)
Starting Point  (Family Room)


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

Roku or Apple TV App: Community Church Oshkosh

Check out these photos from last Sunday.

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