COME JOIN US! September Is Sunday School Emphasis Month! During Sunday School Emphasis Month, Oak Grove Baptist Church will present video sound bites, highlighting why Sunday School is important and why individuals attend Sunday School. Please join us in person or online each Sunday! You will learn more about the Kingdom of God in a collaborative and interactive environment, where you can ask questions and get your questions answered. Please contact Sis. Carol Ambers or Min. Jonathan Martin by sending responses to [email protected] if you have questions or concerns.

Hello Oak Grove! The Oak Grove Sunday School Ministry would like you to join us each Sunday to grow in God’s Word and fellowship with your brothers and sisters in Christ. Oak Grove offers to two classes for your choosing:

8:30 am – Grown Folk Virtual Sunday School Class via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 864 8532 5912
Passcode: 736010

9:00 am – Perfecting The Saints Hybrid Sunday School Class, in person in the RDHBJ
Fellowship Hall and via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 884 6695 9914
Passcode: 233498

Please contact Sis. Carol Ambers or Min. Jonathan Martin by sending responses to [email protected] if you have questions or concerns.

The Prayer Urn is Back! “Give all your worries and cares to God, for He cares about you.” 1 Peter 5:7 NLT. OGBC members and visitors are invited to write any prayer concerns and place them in the Prayer Urn that will be available in the Narthex prior to morning services. The Urn will be moved to the sanctuary after the offertory prayer. Slips of paper will be placed near the Urn.

Pastoral Search Committee (PSC). A Pastor shall be elected and called by the Church whenever a vacancy occurs. Under the oversight of the Deacon Ministry, with the approval of the church, a Pastoral Search Committee shall be convened. OGBC Members that would like to serve as “At Large Members” of the Pastoral Search Committee must submit their name to the OGBC eNews ([email protected]) no later than Sunday, November 12, 2023. The criteria for participation are attached. Reach out to Deacon Artie Brown if you have questions.

The $155.00 Pay Down Mortgage (PDM) Campaign continues until the end of the year. All contributions collected will be applied to the principal balance of the church’s mortgage with John Marshall Bank. Please note “PDM-155” with your contribution.

    Us Come Into His Presence With thanksgiving. Join us for Thanksgiving Service on Thursday, November 16, 2023, at 7:00 pm. Our guest preacher will be one of our own sons, Pastor George M. Mink. He will be joined by members of Second Mount Olive Baptist Church, Hamilton, VA. We will also be joined by Pastor Eugene Pearson and the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Aldie, VA church family. Join us in the Rev. Dr. Hennie Brown, Jr. Fellowship Hall for food and fellowship following the service. See attached flyer.

    Church Cleanout. The OGBC Trustee Ministry encourages individuals as well as ministries to take time to identify items that need to be kept and those that can be trashed by November 1, 2023. Any personal items that individuals would like to retain should also be gathered by the time. Stay tuned for an announcement of a specific date for an end of the year clean up. Let’s make sure that our facility provides an opportunity for a peaceful worship experience. Please contact Trustee Stephanie Powell or Trustee Chair Reginald James regarding any items that should be maintained or removed and if you have any questions.

    Bulletin Board

    • Northern Virginia Baptist Association, Inc. See attached Weekly Encouragement for Pastors and Ministers.
    • Northern Virginia Baptist Association, Inc. Upcoming Event RemindersSee NVBA event flyers for details.
    • Commission on Education: Classes, November 13-16, 2023 (registration deadline November 10)
    • Women’s Ministry: Pageant, November 18, 2023
    • November is … Alzheimer’s Disease Month, Bladder Health Awareness Month, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month, American Diabetes Month, Epilepsy Awareness Month, Family Caregivers Month, Healthy Skin MonthNational Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
    • EVENTS
      • Let’s gather with others for worship to help one another to continue to enjoy Him and trust in His faithfulness.
    • Monday, November 13, 2023
      • 7:00 pm – Christian Education Ministry Meeting
    • Wednesday, November 15, 2023
      • 10:00 am – Neicie Mae Fisher Women’s Bible Study via teleconference. Dial-in no.: 978-990-5048. Code: 3663956#
      • 7:00 pm – Unity Prayer via Zoom led by Minister Joan Lewis followed by Wednesday in the Word Bible Study via Zoom led by Minister Robert Reid. We are currently studying the 8th chapter of Luke. Meeting ID: 845 6237 1455. Passcode: 155896
    • Thursday, November 16, 2023
      • 7:00 pm – Thanksgiving Worship Service. Our own Pastor George M. Mink, Second Mount Olive Baptist Church, Hamilton, VA will be our guest preacher. Food and Fellowship before the service.
    • Saturday, November 18, 2023
      • 9:00 am -Lluvias de Gracia has use of OGBC Sanctuary
      • 10:00 am – Diaconate (Deacons, Deaconess) Ministry Meeting
    • Tuesday, November 21, 2023
      • 7:00 pm – Budget Ministry Meeting
    • Thursday, November 30, 2023
      • 7:00 pm – Leadership Team Meeting (Deacons, Deaconess, Trustees, Associate Ministers, Ministry Leaders)
    • Saturday, December 9, 2023
      • 10:00 am – Special Called CBM to Approve OGBC 2024 Budget
    • Friday, December 15, 2023
      • Names of 2024 Ministry Officers Are Due