First Time Visitors

Welcome to Oak Arbor Church!

Sunday Worship 10:30am - 11:30am

  • Clear messages that inspire positive change.
  • Practical applications to daily life.
  • A blend of contemporary and traditional worship styles and music.
  • Sunday school programs for children and teens.

Sunday Morning Visitor Guide

What Do I Do Once I Arrive?

Greetings:
A Greeter will be there to meet you, hand you a welcome packet, and answer any questions you may have.

Coffee and Conversation:
Feel free to help yourself to a cup of coffee, chat with others in the foyer prior to the service, or check out some of the selections in the Book Room.

Enter the Sanctuary:
A few minutes before the service, people will move from the foyer into the sanctuary. An usher will hand you a bulletin describing the details of that day’s worship service.

What's It Like in a Typical Worship Service?

A Blended Format
We have a wide span of ages and tastes in our congregation and have a blended traditional and contemporary styles of worship and music so that all may feel welcome and comfortable in our services.

Families worshiping together is very important to us. Our service includes family worship with a talk for children followed by a talk for adults. During the adult talk, children are invited to attend Nursery or Sunday School.

Offering:
Oak Arbor does not “pass the plate.” If you wish to make a free-will offering, place it in the bowl as you enter the Sanctuary. 

Seating:
There is no pre-established seating order. Sit wherever you are comfortable.

Service Format:
You will notice that everyone is quiet in order to allow for a sense of peace and reflection. Please be sure to silence cell phones.

After the Service:
After the service, parents pick up their children from Sunday School and everyone gathers for coffee, snacks, visiting, and any announcements. You are welcome to join us in fellowship after the service.

What Do My Kids Do?

Family Worship:
You and your children will have the opportunity to worship together at the beginning of the service. Early in the service, the minister will invite any children who wish to come forward for the children’s talk. Parents of younger kids often come up with them. If your child is more comfortable remaining in the pew with you, that is fine, too.

After the children’s talk, there's a musical interlude in which parents may take their children to Sunday School. Following the interlude, the adult portion of the service will begin.

Nursing Mothers and Infants:
Feel free to take little ones out to the Social Hall anytime during the service, where they can play with toys and run around. If you want a quiet place to sit with a baby, you can use the Cafe right next to the Sanctuary. 

Sunday School (Nursery up through high school)
Sunday school classes are run by a wonderful team of volunteer parents and are held in the classrooms of the Oak Arbor School. Class locations are listed inside the church program.

If you have little ones and would prefer not to leave them, you might prefer to sit in the church Cafe and watch and listen to the service being piped in. Ask an usher or greeter to direct you.

All of our Sunday School volunteers are required to undergo a background check. Our volunteers want to provide a place where children can learn more about God’s Word in a caring environment, meet other kids and enjoy some fun activities together.