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Outreach Partners this weekend!

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We're excited to have our outreach partners at all of our Sherwood Oaks locations this weekend to celebrate Global Outreach weekend! Curious as to who is speaking where? Check out this list! GO FAIR'18 SUNDAY SERVICES - SPEAKERS EAST November 11...

Season of Caring Project - Hannah Center

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Please join us volunteering for the Hannah Center! Invite your friends and small groups. We could also use donations for the materials required. If anyone can’t make this event but would like to help, please contact Brian before the event or Angie after the event. When: November 3...

Serve at the Boys and Girls Club

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CRESTMONT BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB VOLUNTEER NEEDS May 12 from 10:00am-12:00pm. We are looking for a few groups to come to the club for a day of fellowship while landscaping. This involves relocating flowers and shrubs, laying new mulch, picking weeds and planting new flowers and shrubs. May 17...

The Bloomington Immigrant Experience

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  Join members of our community, from new college students to long-time residents, as we have a panel discussion on what it means to live and work in Bloomington. Each member of our panel will share a little bit about their experiences in Bloomington, as well as be open to answering...

Expand Your World in 2018

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One of our values here at Sherwood Oaks is to think like everyday missionaries, looking outside yourself and expanding your world! We know there are a lot of ways to do that, but we want you to consider a 2018 Global Outreach trip! Here are the next three coming up! Men's Trip to...

Habitat 2017: Join us!

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We're excited to partner with Habitat for Humanity and Indiana University to build a home for Soccoro and Cain Hernandez. Frame up day is full! But, we still have many other options. Sign up here to help build Soccoro's house! Sherwood Oaks is also committed to raising $35,000 to help with...

Other Religions: Curious Questions

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What about the Hindus and other religions that believe in a god that seems similar to ours but doesn’t have Jesus? How do we reach out to them and where do you feel they end up? The key verse that we use to support the ‘exclusivity’ of Christianity is in John 14:6. To...

Brad & Gail Pontius Visit Kurdistan

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Kurdistan is a region in Northern Iraq with limited self-governance. The Kurdistan Regional Government or the KRG includes the larger cities of Mosul on the Tigris River and Erbil to the East. Mosul is the ancient city of Nineveh.  The Kurds are proud decedents of the Medes, spread over...

Site visit to Agua Viva-Guatemala Update

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Sherwood Oaks has had a partnership with Agua Viva Children’s Home in Guatemala since 2003.  The partnership has provided opportunity for many from Sherwood Oaks to get to know and sponsor children who live at the home or go to the school.  We have also helped with many work...

Kurdistan Christian Assistance

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Sherwood Oaks is collecting financial donations through December to assist Christian families in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq who have been displaced by the ISIS invasion.These brothers and sisters were suddenly forced from their properties by ISIS, leaving their houses and all possessions behind...

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