The title of this blog came from the challenging message I received in church this morning. Pastor Jesse's message came from the scripture recorded in Matthew 6: 25-34. This scripture is a reminder that we are not to worry. God takes care of the birds of the air and the lilies of the field and … Continue reading Pray, Think, Plan and Relax
It is recorded in Acts 20:35, Paul is saying his farewell to the Ephesian Elders and he reminds them of this truth that "it is more blessed to give than to receive." Paul worked hard to support himself and also that he could help the "weak" those in need and this is a reminder that … Continue reading So Thankful for You…
PAST: I am very excited about what God has done, in our past. Laying a vision on my heart (2012) to begin a transitional housing ministry for women in need, suppling everything we needed to get it up and running (2016) and continuing to equip us to do what we need to do to fulfill … Continue reading Past, Present and Future
This Saturday, November 3rd at 10 AM there will be about 160 guests filling Bethany Christian School Gym to enjoy a delicious brunch catered by "Simply from Scratch" out of Lancaster. We are excited about this opportunity to come together and share with you what God has been doing to and through the Oaks Ministry. … Continue reading Harvest of Blessings Benefit Brunch
The summer is quickly flying by and we have been very busy at The Oaks Ministry. We continue to thank God and follow His leading and trust that His timing is perfect in all things. We recognize that this ministry belongs to Him and we are His vessels doing the best we can with what … Continue reading In God we Trust
We believe that every woman can be changed by the knowledge of and a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The Oaks Ministry strives to show the love of Christ to women who are facing difficult times and are in a transitional state of life. Through sharing Christ's love, we support women through Christian counseling, guidance, … Continue reading Many Hands Make Light Work
As time goes on we are realizing just how much time, energy and effort is required to manage and support a ministry like The Oaks Ministry. At the same time we get to experience God at work in many different ways and that is exciting and keeps us motivated to carry on. We have two … Continue reading As Time Goes On….
The Oaks Ministry is happy to announce that another lady has graduated from our program. This beautiful lady came into our program homeless on a limited income and unable to support herself. During her time with us she was able to get a part-time job and save enough money to get into her own apartment. … Continue reading Celebrate with us…..
"I was recently asked to write about my involvement in The Oaks Ministry and was surprised at my initial reaction to the request, as I write stuff all the time and very seldom have trouble coming up with something to say. However, this time was different and at first I could not put my finger … Continue reading From The Heart of P.J. Scheese
And she shall bring forth a son and thou shalt call His name Jesus for He shall save His people from their sins. - Matthew 1:21 In the early 60's I attended Good News Club one day a week right after school let out. Good News Club was held in the home of a local … Continue reading The Gift of Salvation