An Open Letter to the Class of 2020

By , Student Ministry Pastor Team Lead| May 13th, 2020|

Dear Seniors, First off, let me say, this sucks. This is your senior year, your last year in high school. This was the year for lasts. Your last dance, your last walk through the halls, your last performance, your last high school mission trip, your last tournament. This is the year you should walk across the [...]

8 Practical Tips for Learning at Home

By , | April 17th, 2020|

In this season, you may be asked to step in as a "sub" for your child(ren). This is hard work, and it can be overwhelming! It's not easy to be an excellent teacher on top of your full-time career. Be gracious to yourself and lower your expectations. If you work at teaching your children with [...]

Four Family-Friendly Spring Break Events in Our Community

By , Contributing Writer| March 5th, 2020|

Spring Break is just around the corner! Do you have any plans? Whether you’re a parent needing to entertain your kids or just looking for something fun to do with them, we know it can be tough finding activities! Here are just a few spring break events in our community for you to consider! Spring [...]

Three Reasons Why Your Student Should Attend DNOW 2020

By , Contributing Writer| November 8th, 2019|

Disciple Now (DNOW) is an overnight local retreat where students in Grades 7-12 will have the opportunity to spend the weekend together in worship services, community, and games. The hope for this weekend is that students’ lives will be transformed by the Gospel of Jesus and that they will be able to worship collectively with [...]

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#LoveDoesTheUnexpected Opportunity Fund Helps Local Teacher

By , Contributing Writer| October 24th, 2019|

We want to make a difference in our community and world, but we don’t always have the resources we need to make it happen. So, this season, Chase Oaks Church is awarding grants from the #LoveDoesTheUnexpected Opportunity Fund to make our best ideas a reality. Meet Chase Oaker Liz Silence who had the chance to [...]

LIFT: A New Way for Students to Connect at Chase Oaks

By , Contributing Writer| September 12th, 2019|

What Is LIFT? We know how much of a struggle the middle school and high school years can be for students and parents. Life pulls teens in so many different directions, and it can be challenging to guide them in the right one. That’s why we have created a new way for students to connect [...]

Four Ways SchoolZone Supports Our Community

By , Contributing Writer| July 4th, 2019|

SchoolZone supports our community by providing supplies for students and teachers in our local schools and by providing opportunities to love and connect with families in our community. Last year, Chase Oakers and our community came together to support local schools through SchoolZone. We helped provide school supplies for 342 children and classroom supplies for [...]

Kicking Off Summer with Woodbridge Student Ministry

By , Contributing Writer| June 30th, 2019|

Last weekend, the Woodbridge Student Ministry kicked off summer with a grand opening of their new (and amazing!) student space. Their new space creates a fun, engaging, and inviting environment that allows students to find connection and community, to be transformed, and to make a difference. Finding Connection and Community Woodbridge Student Ministry had 70+ students [...]

Making a Difference 2gether for Kids

By , Contributing Writer| August 17th, 2018|

As teachers, students, and parents were getting ready for back-to-school season, Chase Oakers and local school districts partnered together to make a difference 2gether for Kids. Thanks to the generosity of Chase Oakers, teachers and students were able to shop for school supplies at an affordable rate. So, let’s celebrate the difference we made 2gether! [...]

The Harbor: Supporting Struggling Teens in Tough Times

By , ReNew Director| August 8th, 2018|

What is The Harbor? We all need a place where we can safely talk about the things in our lives that cause us pain. We need a place to talk through the hurts and the tough times. We may be dealing with issues such as addiction, depression, anxiety, bullying, or past trauma. Sometimes, we just [...]