What’s happening in March at Oak River…… .. Daylight Savings Time Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, March 13th, don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night, March 12th. Easter Egg Packing Party Stay around after the service on March 13th to help pack eggs full of delicious candies for our Easter Egg Hunt. Many hands make light work! We need your help. In fact invite a friend and promise them they can eat candy in exchange for their help! New Member Sunday On March 20th join us in welcoming the following new members to Oak River Church – Craig and Rebecca Hedges, Cathy Stevens, Tanja Ortkiese, Shawn and Courtney Avirett, Kurt Dowswell and Stan and Jeree Richards. Be sure to welcome and encourage them as we continue on this journey together! Fire Department Luncheon Join us as we serve lunch to our hero FiremenWednesday, March 23rd11:00 Set Up and 11:30 Lunch Join us for Easter on March 27th as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Lilies This Easter we will be placing Easter Lilies in worship spaces. You may purchase a lily in honor or memory of a loved one. If you would like to participate fill out the insert from the Sunday bulletin, Lilies are $7.00. Coming In April…… Join us for our annual meeting on April 3rd at 11:15 a.m. after the service. There will be a couple of items to vote on, so if you’re a member please plan on attending. If you are not a member you are welcome to stay and learn a little more about the church. Ladies Bible Study On the first and third Saturday of the month the ladies get together at 9:00 am. They are currently going through Idols of the Heart: Learning to Long for God Alone by Elyse Fitzpatrick. If you would like more information please contact Brenda at bckadel55@gmail.com. Men’s Bible Study Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday night of the month at 6:30 pm. They are walking through Proverbs. We are meeting in the conference room at Bay Presbyterian Church (26911 South Bay Dr. Bonita Springs, FL 34134). Feel free to bring a drink, food and a friend. Join us on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday evenings as we get into God’s word, catch up with friends and serve our community. Click below to see times, locations and sign up. Click Here! Beginners(Preschool Age 4 – Grade 1)March 629. Q. What is sin? A. Sin is any lack of conformity to, or transgression of, the law of God.30. Q. What is meant by lack of conformity? A. Not being or doing what God requires.31. Q. What is meant by transgression? A. Doing what God forbids.March 1329. Q. What is sin? A. Sin is any lack of conformity to, or transgression of, the law of God.30. Q. What is meant by lack of conformity? A. Not being or doing what God requires.31. Q. What is meant by transgression? A. Doing what God forbids. March 20 32. Q. What does every sin deserve? A. The wrath and curse of God.March 27There will be a review and recitation in front of the congregation along with a trip to the treasure box. Elementary(Grade 2 – Grade 5)March 6109. Q. What is prayer? A. Prayer is praising God, giving thanks for all his blessings, and asking him for the things he has promised in the Bible. 110. Q. In whose name should we pray? A. Only in the name of Christ.March 13 111. Q. What did Christ give us to teach us about prayer? A. The Lord’s Prayer.112. Q. What is the Lord’s Prayer? A. The Lord’s Prayer is “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debitors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.” (KJV)113. Q. How many petitions are there in the Lord’s Prayer? A. Six.114. Q. What is the first petition? A. The first petition is “Hallowed be thy name.”115. Q. What does it mean to pray, “Hallowed be thy name”? A. We are asking God to help us and others to respect and honor him.March 20 116. Q. What is the second petition? A. The second petition is “Thy kingdom come.”117. Q. What does it mean to pray, “Thy kingdom come”? A. We are asking God to bring more and more people to hear, believe and obey his gospel.118. Q. What is the third petition? A. The third petition is “Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven?119. Q. What does it mean to pray, “Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven”? A. We are asking God to make us able and willing to serve him on earth just as he is served in heaven.March 27120. Q. What is the fourth petition? A. The fourth petition is “Give us this day our daily bread.”121. Q. What does it mean to pray, “Give us this day our daily bread”? A. We are asking God to provide us with all that we really need.There will be a review and recitation in front of the congregation along with a trip to the treasure box. March Kids’ Quest Catechism Club schedule: Lesson Week of: Beginner’s Elementary Mar 6 29-31 109-110 Mar 13 29-31 111-115 Mar 20 32 116-119 *Mar 27 Review 120-121* indicates a recitation week in front of the congregation and a trip to the treasure box Worship Location: Office Location: Sunday at 10:00 am 26911 South Bay Dr. Bonita Springs Fire Department – Large Conference Room Bonita Springs, FL 34134 27701 Bonita Grande Dr., Bonita Springs, FL 34135 www.oakriver.org Nursery and Children’s Church During the Service 239.293.2045 FIND US ON FACEBOOK