Sunday School: 9:15AM
Worship: 10:30AM
7843 Smucker Rd, Smithville, OH 44677
Douglas J. Zehr, Pastor
Miriam R. Zehr, Associate

Bicentennial Celebration at Oak Grove Mennonite Church

Historical Reflections, April 14 & 15, 2018

Saturday, April 14

7:00 p.m.

Introduction of the Oak Grove Historical Timeline, connecting Oak Grove's history with world events and the history of the Mennonite Church

Reveal Event  - "Sketches of God's Faithfulness:Oak Grove Mennonite Church 1818-2018" book by Levi Miller

"Importance of Reflecting on Our Past: Applying Concepts" - Jason Kauffman, Director of Archives and Records Management for MC USA

Sunday, April 15 

9:00 a.m. Informal Coffee Fellowship
9:30 a.m.  Joint Adult Education Class: "Oak Grove and Its Contribution to the Broader Church: Story Telling" - Paul Miller and Jason Kauffman
10:30 a.m. Worship Celebration
"Oak Grove's Contribution to God's Work Then & Now"
     - Jason Kauffman - Director of Historical Archives for MC USA

Hymn Sing & Hymnal Celebration, July 2018

July 14 & 15, 2018

Hymn Festival weekend featuring the Hymnbooks of our History:
*Saturday, July 14
  7:00 p.m. Benefit Piano Concert: George Bixler, pianist.
  Reception to follow!
*Sunday, July 15
  10:30 a.m. Worship - Musically Speaking - Pastor Doug
  2:00 p.m. - Hymn Sing & Hymnal Celebration
  A celebration of Oak Grove's musical heritage.
  Musical selections will come from hymnals used over the years.

Homecoming & Concert, October 2018

October 13-14, 2018 Homecoming Weekend

*Saturday, October 13
  3:00 p.m. - Homecoming Sunday School Class Reunions
  7:00 p.m. - Choral Concert
  Excerpts from the Messiah, Creation and Elijah
  Choir presentation by Oak Grove members & attendees
  Byron Kauffman, Guest Conductor, West Liberty, Ohio
*Sunday, October 14
  10:30 a.m. Worship - Harvest Home Celebration
  Mark Schloneger, Guest Speaker, lead pastor of North Goshen Mennonite 
  Church, Goshen, IN
  Noon: Carry-In Lunch with Chicken Barbecue prepared by Jr. Schlabach, 
  Berlin, OH