In A Nutshell | September 12, 2014

Hello, Oak Chapel Friends,
Another Wayne County Fair is in the books. It was a great time for all. Congratulations to those who won awards for their entries.
This Sunday is our annual Rally Day featuring the Puppets of Grace. This award-winning troupe presents an entertaining musical program that will dazzle children of all ages. Invite your friends and neighbors to enjoy the show! During worship we will also honor our Sunday School teachers and present Bibles to students in third grade. After the service, we will have a delicious luncheon featuring chicken sandwiches and sloppy joes. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
Below you will find announcements and other important information about upcoming events. Please review and mark your calendars accordingly.
Nursery Helpers
This Sunday’s nursery assistant is April Aten. The assistant next Sunday, 9/21 is Tina Clevidence.
Sunday Evening Bible Study on Luke
Beginning Sunday, October 5, Pastor Robin will lead a six-week Bible Study on the Gospel of Luke. In this study we will explore the author’s purpose for writing this gospel and distinctive themes found in Luke including Christianity’s universal nature and appeal, the role of women in Jesus’ ministry, Jesus’ compassion for those considered “other,” as well as a series of reversals found throughout the narrative. The sessions will run from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Mark your calendars now and plan to attend.
Fall Festivals at The Wanake Ranch
Come join the fun of Fall at Camp Wanake on Saturdays, September 27 and October 4 from 2 – 6:00pm. There will be pumpkin painting and pony rides, a kiddie hay maze and trick ropes, games on horseback and cowboy games, wagon rides and face painting! There will also be food for sale and opportunities to make your own s’more over the open fire. Hot dogs, sloppy joes, coneys, nachos, carmel apples, pumpkin cake, hot cider, and hot cocoa are sure to please. You are invited, so plan to attend today. (No reservations are necessary.) Camp Wanake is located at 9759 Manchester Avenue SW, Beach City, OH.
Christian Children’s Home of Ohio
The Christian Children’s Home of Ohio’s Second Annual FallFest 5K is Saturday, Oct. 4, at 9:30 AM and features a competitive run, leisure walk, kids’ fun run and activities, and post-race party.  Info and registration for this charity event to support CCHO’s Christian mission to hurting children and families is at
Opportunities for Ministry Next Week
Sunday, 9/14 – Sunday School at 9:30am
                                    Rally Day Worship with Puppets of Grace at            10:30am
                                    Rally Day Luncheon after worship
                                    Youth Meeting at 6:30pm
Monday, 9/15 – ACORN DEADLINE – This deadline is firm!
                                    Trustees at 7:00pm
Tuesday, 9/16 – Outreach Committee at 6:30pm
Wednesday, 9/17 – Choir rehearsal at 7:30pm
Thursday, 9/18 – UMW Assemble School Kits at 6:30pm
                                    History Scrapbooking at 6:30pm
Saturday, 9/20 – District UMW – Dalton UMC at 8:30am
                                    Weight Loss Support Group at 9:15am
It is a privilege to be your pastor and to serve among such an amazing community. I look forward to seeing you in church on Sunday!
Grace and peace,
Pastor Robin

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