From the Pastor's Desk

Mike Winfree, Pastor


Dedication to the Playset

by Pastor Mike Winfree on March 29, 2023
Dear Church, We are so blessed to have people that are willing to serve. People that aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. The ladies are faithful to serve in the kitchen, our men on the MIA day were setting up for Easter sunrise, cutting limbs, and changing light fixtures. Many hours went into building the kid's playset and we dedicated...
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"Life's Journey"

by Pastor Mike on February 27, 2023
Dear Church, Thanks go out to each one who made our first “Soup and Sandwich Sunday” a great event. I heard great comments from many. On March 26, we are calling that Sunday,...
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The Challenge

by Pastor Mike Winfree on January 30, 2023
Dear Church, February first, I will have been saved 46 years. I thank my Lord for saving my soul. He has certainly been good to my family and me. I have found Him to be absolutely faithful. I...
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Pause To Reflect

by Pastor Mike Winfree on December 29, 2022
I have heard a number of people say that this year’s Live Nativity was the best yet. I think so too. Thanks to all who helped make it a success. A special thanks goes out to Mary and James Crook...
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Homecoming Sunday

by Pastor Mike Winfree on October 27, 2022
Dear Church, Homecoming Sunday was fantastic. Thanks Choir and Altared Praise for leading us out in worship. We had great attendance. Thanks everyone for coming. Thanks to Jean Miller and all...
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A Monkey Wrench

by Pastor Mike on September 28, 2022
Proverbs 27:1 says “Don’t boast about tomorrow, for you don’t know what a day might bring.” That is so true. You make plans to do something and then as the old saying goes, “A monkey wrench” gets...
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Psalm 40

by Pastor Mike on August 29, 2022
I was reading Psalm 40 this morning and was blessed by it. Here are a few verses. May they bless you as they did me. Psalm 40:1-3, “I waited patiently for the Lord; and He...
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Faith, Trust and Believe

by Pastor Mike on July 27, 2022
Dear Church, As we go through Chapter 11 of the book of Hebrews, once again I am reminded how important faith is in a Christian’s life. I looked up Faith, Trust, and Believe to find...
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Psalm 147:5

by Pastor Mike on June 27, 2022
Dear Church Family, Let me start by thanking each person who served so faithfully in Vacation Bible School. Children and some parents heard the gospel. We had kids respond and at least one...
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by Pastor Mike Winfree on May 26, 2022
Dear Church Family, We are in a series on the family on Sunday mornings. If you haven’t been able to be here for all of them, I would encourage you to watch them on our YouTube channel....
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by Pastor Mike Winfree on April 27, 2022
I want to thank each and every one who had a part in making Easter Sunday such a great day. I know a lot of hard work went into it. I am so thankful for all who serve at Oakland. I also want to...
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Easter 2022

by Pastor Mike Winfree on March 29, 2022
Dear Church, There are many important days throughout the year, Christmas, New Years Day, Birthdays, Anniversaries and others. But, one of, if not, the most important days of the year is...
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Church News

by Pastor Mike Winfree on February 24, 2022
Dear Church, Each year it seems when we get to Valentine’s day, we know Spring in our area is almost here. The temperature begins to rise. Short sleeves and shorts come out of storage. Plants...
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by Pastor Mike Winfree on January 26, 2022
Dear Church, 2022 didn’t start off like we would have hoped, and as we had planned. Life is all about adjustments. Many of you have been sick and we have prayed for you. Slowly but surely...
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2021... 2022

by Pastor Mike Winfree on December 29, 2021
Dear Church, I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. Jane and I enjoyed going back home to see family. But, it is always good to get back to our own home and church family. I want to...
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