Sherwood Oaks Blog

November News for Sherwood Kids!

Posted by Stephen Figert on

The holiday season is around the corner, and we're looking forward to sharing it with you all! So, check out the following important news to learn about upcoming family-friendly events and programs: Sherwood Kids' Pajama Day is this Sunday! Set your clocks back an hour before you go to bed on...

October 24 & 31 Minute Messages

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

October 24 Audio Author Sam Levenson wrote, “It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don't say it.” Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. We talk about wisdom being in short supply as if there was a...

October 10 & 17 Minute Messages

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

October 10 Listen to the Audio The word “autumn” – the formal word for this season – has its roots in the Latin but was first found in the English language in the 14th century. By the 17th century, however, so many people referred to the falling of the leaves or when...

October 3 Minute Message

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

October 3 Audio Pat Morley wrote, “Encouragement is food for the heart and every heart is a hungry heart.”   Encouragers pour hopeful words and bright smiles into the dull, overcast moments of life.  Do you know where we get our English word encourage?  It comes...

Creative Team Help Needed!

Posted by Alex Gurtcheff on

The Creative Team at Sherwood Oaks exists to collaboratively look at upcoming series, special days, and initiatives, and inject creativity to these plans. Through brainstorming and we will create and deliver these ideas to the Creative Leadership Team to carry out at their...

September Minute Messages

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

September 5 Audio Life is not designed to be a “stress rehearsal” and yet that’s what many of us make it.  We spend our lives stressed to the max.  The John Hancock Tower in Boston was completed in 1972 but couldn’t be used for another four years due to a...

Creation Care & Earth's Changing Environment

Posted by Brad Pontius on

A Dialogue on Science, Faith, and Earth Stewardship Hosted by: Concerned Scientists at IU & ECC, in collaboration with Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, Bloomington Reformed Presbyterian Church, Hope Presbyterian Church, Foot of the Cross Church, and Intervarsity Graduate Ministry. This...

August 14-29 Minute Messages

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

August 14 Audio You’ve heard it before, “Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.”  Some things, however, are just ugly from any angle.  The eel-like hagfish – so named for its ugly appearance – has no eyes, teeth or backbone.  And when attacked, its...

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