OroNaz December 22, 2019- Fourth Sunday of Advent
Join us for one service at 10am Sundays. Adult Sunday School at 9am prior to the service.
Locations & Times
  • OroNaz
    2238 Monte Vista Ave, Oroville, CA 95966, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
Welcome to OroNaz!
We welcome you to worship, fellowship and learn together as we experience the presence of Jesus. It is our hope that you are able to connect with the God that loves you and experience the change that comes through growth.

Do you have kids?
We have awesome environments for them to learn about God on their level, babies through 6th grade. If you've got a fussy baby, there is a family room out the rear east door of the sanctuary with live feed of the service and access to a nursing room as well.

Is this your first time?
Everyone here had a first time at some point, and we're glad you're here with us. We would appreciate it if you filled out the guest card at this link: oronaz.org/new
The Season of Advent Worship Theme is “Between Two Worlds:” Advent means “coming.” In this season of God coming in Jesus, we will look back to the loving movement of God’s incarnation as Savior; turn our attention to the present company of the Holy Spirit; all the while, practicing the coming promise of New Creation. Using the five historical themes of Christ’s advent (hope, faith, joy love, peace) our worship services will contrastthe present worldly kingdom which we have deemed ourselves rulers over, alongside the established yet unfolding kingdom of God. Hope shines as light in the darkness as Emmanuel “God with us” chooses a seat next to us instead of the heavenly realms. This reality brings the heart of God into focus as a relentless love that steps into our crumbling kingdoms, to offer a whole new way to live and breathe and have our being.

CHRISTMAS CAROLING TONIGHT at 5pm! Bring cookies to share.


Find Info for OroNaz Family Projects at oronaz.org/advent.

Upward Needs Volunteers! Upward practices begin the week of Jan 6 and the first game is Sat, Jan 18. Sign-up to volunteer on bulletin insert.

Cornerstone New Year's Breakfast is Fri, Jan 10, at 9am. Speaker is Sacramento District Superintendent Steve Scott. Sign-up on bulletin insert and place in Offering bag.

Women Alive Upcoming Events:
· GIRL’S NIGHT OUT: You are all invited to our first event for 2020 on Fri, Jan 10, 6:30-8:30pm. We’ll be getting together for worship, fun, conversation and food. You’ll learn about upcoming Bible studies, connections and special events. Come and enjoy the fun!
· GOD’S LOVE, a 7-week study written by Patty Clark, begins Tues, Jan 14, 10am or 6pm, in Fellowship Hall; materials: $7. Watch the bulletin for further information.
· BIBLE ART JOURNALING is recessed for November and December; it will resume January 24, 2020.

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING SWAP is Sat, Jan 11, 9am—12pm, in Fellowship Hall. Bring all the clothes your kids have outgrown and trade them in for clothes that fit them. For every piece of clothing you bring, you take a new one home! All clothes will be sorted and organized; you won’t have to dig through piles. You may never have to buy clothes again! We help each other out; that’s what being a community is all about!

End of Year Giving: This year is drawing to a close in a week and a half. In the past, many families have found it convenient to make a one-time, year-end gift to the church. In order to get credit for your contribution in 2019, it will need to be post-marked, in the church office, or completed online on or before December 31st.Thank you for your faithfulness!

ORONAZ SERVICES are now live-streamed! Check it out at oronaz.org/stream Please Note: You may be in view of the camera if you walk in the Sanctuary during the service.

LOVE: Disguised as Everything
Travis Marshall
December 22, 2019
Creation (both initial and ongoing), is God's way of disguising LOVE as everything. In birth, we are reminded that Love is all around - budding, overflowing, flourishing - never growing old, running empty, falling seedless or stuck hopeless. God is Love and endures forever!
Collective Benediction:
For our benediction today we need everyone’s help! We are going to close our time together with an ancient tradition in the church— the O’ Antiphons. To find your part use the day of the month on which your birthday falls. Use that numeric calendar day to find your part below. *Once you chime in please continue, in unison, each line with everyone.

Leader: O’ Wisdom,
Ladies 1st-10th: O’ Lord and Ruler,
Men 1st-10th: O’ Root of Jesse
Ladies 11th - 20th: O’ Key of David
Men 11th - 20th: O’ Rising Sun
Ladies 21st - 31st: O’ King of the Nations
Men 21st - 31st: O’ Immanuel
Everyone: O’ Come, Lord Jesus, Come

To catch up on sermons you may have missed, access video and audio files at www.oronaz.org/sermons

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