1 TODAY: February 2, :30 AM FOUNDATION PRAYER, Prayer Room 8:00 AM SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP & Songs of Worship and Praise 10:30 AM Pastor Brooks message First Things First CHILDREN'S WORSHIP SERVICES, Infants thru 6th grade. 9:30 AM POWER FOR LIVING CLASSES STARTING POINT Christianity 101 The Basics of the Christian Faith, Northview Room, Steve Turner and Sherry Brooks. Membership & Connections, Conference Room, various pastors. NEXT LEVEL DISCIPLESHIP Life Together, Multi-Purpose Room, Rick & Pastor Laurie Ganiere and Jim Sanders. Growing Myself, Music Hall, Jamie & Joy Herbst. Serving My Church, C 108, Rick Borger and Scott Tomatz. Reaching My Community, North Gym, Dave Linz and Mike Williams. TEEN PARENTING Tough Guys and Drama Girls: How to Not Get Blindsided by Your Child s Teen Years, South Gym, Pastor Shawn & Gwen Follis. YOUNG ADULT 2to1 (20s married), Girls Only: Capture His Heart, C-116, Katie Castro. 2to1 (20s married), Guys Only: Capture Her Heart, D-103, Martin Castro. Crossroads (ages 18-29): Serving My Church, C 112, various teachers. CHRISTIAN LIVING Taking Responsibility for Your Life, C-114, Pastor Mark & Heather McKinstry. End Times: Beast Tech, C-118, Dave Sisti. BIBLE STUDY The Gospel of Mark: Verse by Verse, C-104, Reed Bonneville, Bill Ratliff and Jon Wardecke. Wisdom from Ecclesiastes and Proverbs, C 102, Bill Barnier and Michael Kelly. Prophecy: Exploring the Book of Daniel, Chapel, Jim and Josh Cruse. INTERNATIONAL Español: Vida en comunión, C 110, Johnny Torres. PRAYER Caleb s Army Prayer, Prayer Room, John & Carol Rieger. SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES FOR YOUTH & CHILDREN 12:15 PM YOUTH SPONSORS MEETING, Youth Café 3:00 PM PRE-GAME CHALLENGE Join us for a fun, 1 hour, family service before the big game! The service will include a special kids talk with Pastor Dennis and the brand new video from Billy Graham The Cross featuring Lecrae and Lacey Sturm. Don t forget to bring your non-perishable food items for the Salvation Army! Requested food items include: tuna, peanut butter, canned meals & stews, macaroni & cheese, cereals, and soups. (The 3:00 PM service will be taking the place of the normal 7:00 PM service - today only.) LITTLE KIDS TIME, for 3 & 4 year olds, Room H-102 5:30 PM CROSSROADS SUPER BOWL PARTY, at the Ackerman s home, 9345 Tamarack Ct, Racine OAK CREEK KIDS SPOTLIGHT Today in children s church Kidventure Central (grades 1-6): The Game of Life Mousetrap (Avoiding the Trap of Sin) Junior Kids Church (Age 3-K5): Jesus and the Children Walkers-Age 2: God Made Babies T HIS WEEK MONDAY: 2/3 CO-ED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE, Gym. For those that signed up. Please use entrance #3. TUESDAY: 2/4 GIRLS DAY OUT MOMS IN PRAYER, (formerly Moms in Touch) 9:30 AM, Multi- Purpose Room. Child care is provided. WEDNESDAY: 2/5 MORNING BIBLE STUDY & PRAYER, 10:15 AM, 1 John Verse by Verse, with Reed Bonneville, Multi-Purpose Room. PRAYER FOR OUR YOUTH & CHILDREN, 6:00 PM, Prayer Room. FAMILY NIGHT SERVICES, 7:00 PM Adult Bible Studies will begin in the Sanctuary with a time of worship. First Things First: Getting a Grip on Your Spiritual Life, with Pastor Mark, Sanctuary. Alive in Christ, with John Allen and Charles Seibert in the Northview Room. 1 John Verse by Verse, with Reed Bonneville in the Conference Room. Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage, with Dave & Corky Linz and Matt & Gina Ditzer in the Music Hall. Single & Single Again (ages 30+) - Soul Detox, with Pastor Laurie, Multi- Purpose Room. IMPACTO (Ministerio En Español): Nuevo Qué cosa nueva estás luchando por en el año 2014? Ven a IMPACTO el miércoles a las 7PM, para que puedas aprender varias cosas nuevas que Dios quiere que usted reciba este nuevo año. Crossroads (College, 20s) Single or Married, in the Café Commons. New series: Love Can. Shift Student Ministries, Youth Chapel, for students grades Game Room & Café open at 6:15 PM. Current series: Monsters Under My Skin. Royal Rangers & Girls Ministries Clubs. Ages K5 through 12th grade. Rainbows, Sunbeams, Hug-a-Bug Club and Nursery available for your newborn through K4 children. ARISE, 7:00 PM, C-108. THURSDAY: 2/6 WOMEN S KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP, 10:00 AM, Panera, 8907 S. Howell Ave., Oak Creek. PRIME TIME LIVE, bus departs at 10:00 AM for the Art Museum and lunch at Rodizio Grill. Price is $10 plus lunch. It s not too late to sign up! CENTENNIAL SENIOR APTS LIFE GROUP, 1:00-2:00 PM FRIDAY: 2/7 FASTING & PRAYER MEETING, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM, Prayer Room. 30s/40s MARRIED COUPLES GAME NIGHT, 6:00 PM, at the home of Michael and Diane Maxson, 3708 E. Rosemont Ct., Oak Creek. Please bring a dish to pass. Adults only, please. Any questions, contact Mike and Christine Jacobs at or Hope to see you there! FELCH/BROCKMANN LIFE GROUP, 7:00 PM. SMITH/BROZEK LIFE GROUP, 7:00 PM. SATURDAY: 2/8 GRIEFSHARE, 10:00 AM, C-112 & C-114. INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP GATHERING, 12-2:30 PM. Tickets are still available for $5.00 per person for a full international (Latino) meal. For m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n c a l l o r e m a i l Tickets will be sold on-line or before and after services at the ticket booth in the Foyer. SPECIAL FRIENDS FELLOWSHIP Serving the Concerns of Those with Disabilities, 12:00 PM, we will be participating in the International Friendship Gathering together. F UTURE EVENTS NEW SERMON SERIES NEXT WEEK: IDENTITY THEFT Who are you? What defines you? What makes you different? What makes you YOU? Join us for a new series where we ll unpack your true identity as found in the Scriptures and expose how a very real enemy schemes to steal it from you. PRIME TIME CAFÉ February 11 In the Food Court Commons. 10:00 AM 12:30 PM We will be introducing Corn Toss! $7.00 for lunch. No reservations needed. ANNUAL CHURCH BUSINESS MEETING Wednesday, February 19th, 7:00 PM. Please make plans to attend this important meeting. Agenda is posted at the main Information Center. OAK CREEK AG MARRIAGE WEEKEND: FEBRUARY 21-22, 2014 Register now for this fun, refreshing weekend with guest speaker Ted Cunningham, author of Trophy Child and coauthor of As Long as We Both Shall Live. Gather with hundreds from around the state right here at Oak Creek AG for this rare couples event. Registration is $75 until February 14, Late registration rates apply thereafter. Get more information or register at any Information Center or at oakcreekag.org. SHIFT WINTER RETREAT Join us in Lake Geneva for this popular getaway Friday, February 28 Sunday, March 2. Registration forms are available at the Shift Information Center. It s not too late to register! PREPARATION FOR MARRIAGE Are you engaged? Is marriage in your future? If so, don t miss the Preparation for Marriage Classes on Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM beginning March 2nd. Please sign up at any of the Information Centers. EXPERIENCE ISRAEL with Pastor Jerry & Sherry Brooks We are excited to announce plans to lead a group trip to Israel November 11-20, Stop by the Information Center for a brochure with the day to day itinerary and all the details. A $ per person deposit is due by April 1st. Contact Sherry at with any questions. SECRET SISTERS The deadline for participation is today, Sunday, February 2nd. Please fill out a form found at the main Information Center, include a recent picture of yourself and drop off at the main Information Center. If you have any questions, please contact Kim Jans at or at MEMBERSHIP/CONNECTION If you are interested in becoming a member of Oak Creek Assembly of God or would like to know more about getting involved in ministry, join us Sundays at 9:30 AM in February for the Membership/Connections Class in the Conference Room. Contact Pastor Mark for more information: If you are new to the church, begin by attending Christianity 101 in the Northview Room.
2 OTHER NEWS SERMON NOTES MILWAUKEE BUCKS GAME Saturday, February 22, 6:30 PM. Come out and support our dance team as they engage the community during the pre-game of Bucks vs. Pacers. Tickets are $22 for upper and $46 for lower level seats. Contact Pastor Shawn at the church office to purchase your tickets. LOOKING AHEAD: SUMMER DATES Senior High Camp: July 7-11 Vacation Bible School: July Junior High Camp: July National Fine Arts: July 28-August 2 Kids Camp: August MAD Camp: August DO YOU HAVE A PRAYER REQUEST? The following prayer ministries are available: Emergencies Call Telephone Prayer Chain Leader Geri All other needs or call the church THIS WEEK S CAFÉ SPECIALS: Sunday: Breakfast: Pancakes or Breakfast Croissant: $3; Omelet: $4 Lunch: Hamburger or Hot Dog; w/ Chips & a fountain Drink: $5 -OR- Fish Fry Dinner: $8. Salad Bar: Salad Bar: $7 (1 trip) or Soup of the Day: $3 (1 trip) Always Available: Pizza, Appetizers, Desserts & More. Wednesday: Bratwurst w/ Kraut & Fries: $7 -OR- Half Rueben Wrap, Soup, Side Salad, Fountain Drink: $7. Next Sunday: Roast Turkey or Salisbury Steak; w/ Stuffing, Gravy, Veggie and Roll: $8 LIVING WATER BOOKSTORE February Valentine's Special! Take 25% off the marked price of all Marriage & Family titles. Come see our great collection of books focusing on strengthening your marriage and parenting God's way. Involved in an OCAG Sunday School class or Bible Study and want to delve deeper into the material? Any book currently being used in a class is always 20% off. Check out our display in the front of the store. Remember to like us at facebook.com/livingwaterbookstore for news and specials. JOIN THE OCAG BOOK CLUB IN FEBRUARY The February Book Club pick is "A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet: Southern Stories of Faith, Family, and Fifteen Pounds of Bacon" by Sophie Hudson. The book is available at a discounted price in the Living Water Bookstore. Read the book and join us for an informal discussion on Sunday, February 23 at 6 p.m. in the Commons. Any questions, please contact Christine Jacobs at or Reaching Our World for Christ LIVE THE DREAM is now seen Thursdays at 11:30 AM on the following channels: Channel 52, Time Warner Cable 21, Charter Cable 20 & Uverse 52. Pray for this outreach!
6 Home Missions Foreign Missions Missions Devotional: February 3rd - February 9th Pray for the cities: Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA Mike & Mona Shields, Latin America Please Pray: For the nation of Cuba. For the revival happening in Cuba, that it will continue to burn brightly. For new believers, that they will be filled with the Holy Spirit and properly discipled. For pastors and teachers, that they will be able to disciple new believers. Pha Xiong, Hmong Victory Assembly of God, Madison Please Pray: For God's work to grow in Madison. For encouragement for Pastor Xiong. For revival in Madison. That God would meet all Pastor Xiong's needs. Pray for our pastors: Pastor Jerry Brooks, Sherry Pastor Jon Brooks, Joanie, Krista Pastor Dennis Daywitt, Candi, Amberly Pastor Shawn Follis, Gwen, Sydney, Boston Pastor Laurie Ganiere, Rick Pastor Juan Garay, Celines, Dariana, Markito Pastor Joshua & Pastor Stephanie Humpa Pastor Mark McKinstry, Heather, Ashley, Allie Daily Bible Reading (oneyearbibleonline.com) and Verse of the Day Mon. Exodus 17:8-19:15 Matthew 22:34-23:12 Matthew 22:37 - You must love the LORD your God Psalm 27:7-14 Proverbs 6:27-35 with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind. Tue. Exodus 19:16-21:21 Matthew 23:13-39 Proverbs 7:2 - Obey my commands and live! Guard my Psalm 28:1-9 Proverbs 7:1-5 instructions as you guard your own eyes. Wed. Exodus 21:22-23:13 Matthew 24:1-28 Psalm 29:11 - The LORD gives his people strength. The Psalm 29:1-11 Proverbs 7:6-23 LORD blesses them with peace Thu. Exodus 23:14-25:40 Matthew 24:29-51 Matthew 24:42 - So you, too, must keep watch! For you Psalm 30:1-12 Proverbs 7:24-27 don t know what day your Lord is coming. Fri. Exodus 26:1-27:21 Matthew 25:1-30 Proverbs 8:10 - Choose my instruction rather than Psalm 31:1-8 Proverbs 8:1-11 silver, and knowledge rather than pure gold. Sat. Exodus 28:1-43 Matthew 25:31-26:13 Psalm 31:9-18 Proverbs 8:12-13 Proverbs 8:13 - All who fear the LORD will hate evil. Sun. Exodus 29:1-30:10 Matthew 26:14-46 Psalm 31:19 - How great is the goodness you have Psalm 31:19-24 Proverbs 8:14-26 stored up for those who fear you.