THIS IS WHAT MAKING A DIFFERENCE FEELS LIKE.
Christmas is one of the most amazing times of the year! We gather with family and friends and embrace traditions that tie us to something deeper and more significant.
Every Christmas season at Oakbrook we lean in to a tradition called the Christmas Offering. Every year, we look back on this offering and are blown away by the impact of your generosity! Year after year, you have given and every single dollar has made a difference.
In just the last 3 years, you’ve given $304,150 to some incredible causes locally and around the world. You’ve helped start a school in Haiti, launched a ministry to reach dads and their kids, built a safe house, started new churches and so much more. This year, as God has grown our church into another community, we believe our impact can be even greater.
Every dollar you give makes a difference and changes lives right here in Indiana and around the world.
WE WILL START NEW CHURCHES.
We believe the local church is the hope of the world! In 2018, we launched Oakbrook Peru which is now reaching more than 250 people weekly, and through our partnership with New Thing we helped start 200+ churches in North America and globally. In 2019, we’re laying the groundwork of our next Oakbrook location and are leading New Thing Indiana to start more churches right here in Indiana.
WE WILL GIVE HOPE TO SURVIVORS OF SEX TRAFFICKING IN HAITI.
In 2018, we helped Nadege build their first facility and hire a clinical director. In 2019, we will see the doors of the safe house open to women and children in Haiti and will continue to partner with Nadege as they bring hope to survivors of sexual violence.
WE WILL HELP FAMILIES WIN.
At our 3 Indiana locations we serve an average of 250+ kids & students every single week! In 2019, we will double down on our kids & student ministries and add fuel to what God is already doing in those environments. In 2019, we’ll also continue to partner with DADCamp to help them reach even more Dads as they grow into 31 events locally and globally, reaching more than 1,500 Dads!
WE WILL CARE FOR KIDS IN HAITI AND ZIMBABWE.
In 2018, we helped One Seventeen International educate more than 150 kids in Haiti and helped Eden Children’s Village feed, educate and house 100 kids in Zimbabwe. In 2019, we will continue to bring hope to these children as Eden Children’s Village reaches more children and One Seventeen International expands to a second location!
WE WILL BE FOR KOKOMO, FLORA AND PERU.
In 2018, we helped local nonprofit organizations in Flora and Kokomo. This year, we’ll expand our impact in every community. In Kokomo, we’ll support “Man Up.” ManUP is a mentoring and employment readiness program by Kokomo Urban Outreach that helps young men develop skills and strengthen ties to family and community. In Flora, we’ll support the Flora food pantry and buddy bags program, bringing food to those in need in Carroll County. In Peru, we’ll support C.C.’s Closet, an organization that helps to fill the gap of needs of Miami County children that are not fulfilled by family or other social services
How do I give?
Every penny you give makes a difference! You can join us by making a 1 time gift or a recurring contribution, or both. Simply choose “Christmas Offering” as the fund and your gift will be directed to this year’s causes.
Click on your location below to begin giving or text your campus code to 77977
Kokomo – OCKOKOMO
Flora – OCFLORA
Peru – OCPERU