From the Pastor's Desk

Mike Winfree, Pastor

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mike@oaklandwr.com

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 who helped her setup and made sure everything was just right. The food was great and the fellowhip was special. I can’t wait until next year. I...
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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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Family

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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May

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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BIG Day

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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There are no guarantees in life

by Pastor Mike Winfree on November 29, 2021
Dear Church, Recently while being sick, I realized how much we take for granted. One day you are feeling fine and the next day you wake up feeling crummy. It interrupts your daily routine....
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Coming Together

by Pastor Mike Winfree on October 27, 2021
Dear Church, Jane and I are so appreciative of the love gifts you gave us. We are so blessed to serve along side so many wonderful people. I can’t say it enough, how much I thank you...
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Life

by Pastor Mike Winfree on September 28, 2021
Dear Church, Over the last several months I have had conversations with people about where they are in life, where they came from, where they see themselves going. I’m talking about people...
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Sunday Morning Service

by Pastor Mike Winfree on August 26, 2021
Dear Church, I know you have heard how hard it is for businesses to find people to work. Fast food chains can’t open the indoor dining for lack of workers. Trucking companies can’t deliver...
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