Sherwood Oaks Blog

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...

Women's Ministry 2019 Fall Classes

Posted by Melissa Abram on

Join us! Classes begin on August 26th! Women Reaching Women: Sundays, 9:30am, Living Room 3Women’s Wellness-Fitness Class: Mondays, 9:15am, Fellowship Hall. Wednesdays, 6:15pm, Room 030Monday AM Women’s Study Group: Mondays, 10:00am, Fireside RoomYarns of Prayer: 2nd Monday of each...

August 1 & 8 Minute Messages

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

August 1 Minute Message A distant rumble with the cadence of gently falling rain can be peaceful.  But add thunder crashes, howling wind and jagged streaks of lightening, and it becomes unnerving.  What do you do when the storms of life batter you mentally, emotionally, and...

Life Group Core Values

Posted by Nancy Barrow on

Life Groups at Sherwood Oaks exist to help members: Grow Spiritually:Spiritual growth is important to Life Groups as it is a direct result of obeying Jesus' first, greatest commandment to us: to love the Lord our God with all our heart soul and mind. Serve Others:Service should be about...

Recommended Life Group Studies & Resources

Posted by Nancy Barrow on

What studies has your group enjoyed?  Let us know and we'll share with other groups. Click here to share.  Looking for a new study for your life group? Our leaders recommend these:   Life Group Study Recommendations: "Not a Fan" by Kyle Idleman"Forgotten God" by Francis...

Life Group Connection

Posted by Nancy Barrow on

Ready to Join a Life Group?   GroupLink | Sept 8, 6:00pm | Gym at East  RSVPLife groups are a great way to build community, study the Bible, pray and serve together. These small groups are typically made up of 6-14 people, some in similar life stage or based on matching...

July Minute Messages

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

July 3 Minute Message You’ll most often hear the words in a rerun of an old western.  The scene is a country cemetery and the painfully solemn parson stands over the grave and utters these last words, “Ashes to ashes, dust to dust…”  In other words, when life...

Update on Elsie

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

On Sunday, July 21, Elsie had a fall and broke her hip, resulting in surgery while they are on vacation (as announced at the end of the 11:00am service at East). Here is an update from Tom as of today: "Surgery went well and we appreciate all the prayers and support so much. Hope to be home...

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