Connection Lunch

Our Lead Pastor, Will Goodwin, wants to get to know everyone better. One of the ways he loves to do that is over lunch. Unfortunately, there are only so many lunches in a day. That’s … Read More

Gather Women’s Conference

We are going to “Gather” with other women to worship, study, and encourage one another in Christ. Lisa Harper is the conference speaker and Ellie Holcombe is leading worship. It will be a sweet time … Read More

Group Connect

We believe life happens more in circles than rows. That is why one of our core values is to Explore God’s Love With Others. Group Connect is one of the best next steps to make … Read More

2017 Christmas Offering

As the year comes to a close, our annual Christmas Offering is going to focus on two immediate needs. The first is concerning the BOLD Initiative. 100% of the funds that come in for BOLD … Read More

Oak Leaf Kids Christmas Musical

What is better than hearing children singing songs about the birth of Jesus? Very little. That is why we are excited to have all of our Oak Leaf Kids singing in both services on December … Read More

Big Give: Food Drive

We began collecting food and water for the victims of the hurricanes and can not thank you enough for all of the donations you have brought in and helped send their way. As the holiday … Read More

Ladies Night Out – November 10th

We are looking forward to being together Friday evening November 10th beginning at 6:30. We are going to have desserts, coffee, and tea and celebrate what God has done through praise, worship, and prayer. We want … Read More

Winter Celebration

Christmas time is one our favorite times of the year. We love all of the parties, good food, and great times with family and friends. And since one of our core values is Respond to God’s … Read More

Say Yes!

This past Sunday, we launched as a way to be proactive about addressing needs within our church and our community. We are asking everyone to “say yes” and help us fulfill our mission to … Read More

Newcomer Dinner

If you are new to Oak Leaf Church, we would be honored if you would join us for our Newcomer Dinner on November 5th from 6:00-7:30 P.M. at Oak Leaf Church. This casual time together is a … Read More

Man Day: Top Golf

Men. Softball was not soft. Someone needs to do something about that name…or demand a law that allows a day or two of paid playternity leave. Nevertheless, we have found the ultimate activity to balance … Read More

Groups – Fall 2017

  Groups are an important part of our DNA because we believe life happens in circles more than it does rows. We hope you will join a group listed below and begin exploring God’s love … Read More

Cry Out

We are about to embark on a journey as a church to learn to worship better. You may be thinking, “It’s going to take a miracle to get me to sing better.” This is not talking about … Read More

Time Does Not Delay

Have you ever arrived at a deadline or point time and looked back and wondered why you didn’t do what you could’ve done before you got there? Benjamin Franklin knew what he was talking about … Read More

Students Moving

It’s time for Oak Leaf Students to move! Are you ready? We have seen so many amazing changes with Oak Leaf Students and one of those changes is growth! We have outgrown our current space … Read More

Ladies Night Out

We are looking forward to shaking things up a bit and getting to know each other in homes throughout Canton and Jasper. We normally come together at Oak Leaf for these evenings but really want … Read More

Man Day: Softball

Remember that time when it rained and flooded all the ball fields and we had to cancel our softball game? Well…it is time cash in that raincheck! That’s right. Softball. Like a real man…who needs … Read More

School Supply Drive

As this school year is wrapping up, we are already gearing up for the next school year. From June 4th to July 25th, we will be collecting school supplies to help some our county’s most disadvantaged … Read More

Ladies Night Out – July 14th

We can’t wait to be together Friday evening July 14th beginning at 6:30. We are honored that our very own Donna Beers is going to share her story and how God has used her multiple … Read More

Summer Studies

With the spring semester coming to a close, it is time to launch our Summer Studies. There are three to choose from this year. Armor of God (women only) Thursdays at 6:30 PM beginning on … Read More

Adventure Week 2017

Come join us for a week of fun and learning that we are uniquely and wonderfully made by God for a purpose. Adventure Week 2017 “GADGETS AND GIZMOS” will be June 26th-30th, Monday-Friday from 9:00 … Read More

2017 Summer Camp(ing)

It is that time again! Back by popular demand is our super amazing Oak Leaf Student Summer Camp with even more fun and more excitement than ever before. The week of June 5-9, we are … Read More

New Series: Love Does

Jesus, as the perfect example, teaches us to love even those difficult to love. At the same time, Jesus said “no” quite often to those that demanded his attention and time. Balancing grace and boundaries is not … Read More

Ways to help for Shower of Blessings

Our Community Baby Shower will be coming up May 12th. Here are ways you can get involved: 1. If you know of a new or expectant mom that could use some extra help, encouragement and … Read More

Shower of Blessings/Ladies Night Out

Our next Ladies Night Out (May 12th at 6:30 PM) will look a little different as we celebrate and honor some very special expectant moms by hosting a community baby shower. We have the unique … Read More


For the most up to date information, go to As we begin a new year, it is time to prepare for what God has in store. The best is yet to come and we … Read More

Man Day: Shooting Competition

Can you hear it? It’s the call of the wild knocking on your heart again. It’s the smell of meat wafting from the grill on a brisk April morning. Yes, men can hear the smell … Read More

Family Dedication – March 26

On March 26th, we will be hosting our next Family Dedication. We do this a few times a year to allow parents an opportunity to make known to their commitment to raise their children in … Read More

2017 Egg Fest

One of our core values is to display God’s love through action. What better way than to be around thousands of people we might never otherwise meet. Join us as we prove God’s love to … Read More

Resurrection Sunday (Easter)

April 16th is Resurrection Sunday (Easter) and the day we celebrate Jesus proving He was God and everything He said and did could and should be trusted. Because this is one of the most celebrated Sundays … Read More

Surrender – Ladies Retreat

Ladies…..Pack your bags and join us March 17-19th for a weekend in the mountains with some great friends as we gather for our first Oak Leaf Ladies Retreat!  We can not wait to see what … Read More

Ladies Night Out – January 20th

We can’t wait to be together Friday evening January 20th beginning at 6:30. We are going to do a fun craft, eat some great food, hear a story of the faithfulness of Our Father, worship … Read More

Group Connect

Life happens in circles, not rows. That is why one of our core values is to Explore God’s Love With Others. Group Connect is one of the best next steps to make that happen. Group … Read More

Special Service Times

Since Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on Sunday this year, we wanted to give you a heads up on some changes we’ve made to our service times at the end of the year. On … Read More

The Gifts of the Father (Part 3)

In the popular parable known as the Prodigal Son, the father gives his lost son several gifts when he returns home. In previous posts I mentioned the gifts of the father’s running to meet him … Read More

2016 Christmas Offering

With the new year just around the corner, we can look back and see how 2016 was, by far, our best year yet. More growth, more outreach, more opportunities to prove God’s love than ever … Read More

New Series: The Story of All Stories

The story of Christmas is one for the ages. Even for those who don’t believe, the themes of light, family, generosity, and hope are universally shared. But it is so much more than just a story. … Read More

The Gifts of the Father (Part 2)

Long before becoming a parent, I developed a fear of my children one day rebelling and rejecting everything they were taught…by becoming New Orleans Saints fans (Go Falcons! #riseup). All joking aside, parents have the … Read More