What should I expect when I arrive?
There are 3 main entrances to the church. From Jessie Street enter up either of the front staircases directly into the sanctuary or thru the office doors near the pastor’s parking space out front. There is also an entrance on the east side of the church near the main parking lot and Van Buren street. There is an elevator available if you would like. Once you enter the sanctuary, you’ll find friendly greeters and ushers to assist you with directions to the nursery, S.L.A.M. (Children’s Church), the sanctuary, and restrooms.
What is the main service like?
Although “The Oak” is predominately African-American, we welcome people from all backgrounds and cultures. There is no dress code or expectation, therefore casual clothing including jeans are welcome. You will be welcomed by an usher or a greeter who will hand you a bulletin and assist you in finding a seat. The Worship Service is contemporary in style and usually 1 1/2 hours. You’ll be surprised how fast the time goes as we enter into the presence of God through praise and worship, and hear an inspirational message from Rev. Christopher McKee Jr.
What is S.L.A.M. (Children’s Church) like?
S.L.A.M.(Serve God, Love Others, And Make a Joyful Noise) Ministry is children’s church for the 21st century. This worship experience allows infants to 5th grade students the opportunity to worship God in their on very energetic, creative, and innovative way. S.L.A.M. Takes place during the 10 a.m. worship service and is located in the OAK Cafe. For more information please contact Sis. Candace Ford or Sis. Michelle Gamble.