OCN:  Who we ARE!

Nazarene:  Christian, Missional, Holiness

OCN's BIG ROCKS!  LOVE FIRST, JESUS IS LIFE, WELCOME HOME, GOD'S WORD IS!

Values

1.  Love people as they come; lost, imperfect, broken

2.  Reach and love the next generation- invest in them

3.  We will encourage the Christian Value of Family according to God's Word; Family defined by God

4.  Our Church believes that our Moral Compass is the Bible, The Truth

5.  We need to value prayer; our message needs to be accurate- God needs to be the center of it.

6.  We believe in giving our absolute best in everything we do for God's glory.

7.  We believe we must have a positive Christ-like attitude.

REACH- Acts 1:8 "But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

GROW- Matthew 28:18-21 Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.

GO- Mark 12:30-31 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.  The second is this:  'Love your neighbor as yourself.'  There is no commandment greater than these.

Missions- Sarah Neer- Mosaic, Crisis Care Kits

Kids' Ministry- Heather Rosendahl and Tiffany Buttke- Wednesday midweek and Sunday morning Children's Church

Teen Ministry- Pastor Kyle

Hispanic Ministry- Pastor Carlos

Good Samaritan Ministry- Pastor Gary

Finances- Ryan Rosendahl, finance chair

Vision

Oakes, ND population- 1,856 last census 2010 (est 2015- 1,797)

Dickey Co population- 5,289 last census 2010 (est 2016- 5,064)

I want these folks/people to KNOW Jesus Christ.  Reach, Grow, Go