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From the Pastor

How well we relate to and serve God and each other determines the quality of our life and the sense of peace and happiness we feel. That's why, at Oak Arbor, our ministry is to help build healthy relationships with God, His Word and each other.

I invite you to visit us and experience our welcoming, positive and supportive environment. We are blessed with some unique tools and resources that can help you and your family along your path. Our doors are open to you.

Please don't hesitate to contact me by phone or e-mail. You are welcome here, and I hope to see you soon.

Derek Elphick, Pastor
248-652-3420 ext 101


We warmly welcome you to worship with us on Sundays at 10:30 am






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Sunday Worship

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July Series "Hope & Healing"

July 6: What part of your life calls out to be healed?

July 13: Where do you turn for hope and healing?

July 20: How can we help with each other's healing?

July 27: There is hope for healing throughout the world.

Church this Sunday, July 27th,

10:30 AM

HOPE & HEALING (Part 4 - Conclusion).  There is hope for healing throughout the world.”  We will consider the reasons given to us in the Word as to why we can and should remain hopeful about the world we live in.

Summer Family Services

During the summer we have one service with one message for everyone. Parents of young children are invited to bring them into the hall to play if needed at any time during the service. Sunday School and Nursery will resume in the Fall.

Everyone is welcome to our services!

Come as you are. Sunday School and Nursery are provided for infants through high schoolers (September - June).

A prayer group gathers after every service, and welcomes anyone to fill out a prayer request card and/or join them in prayer.

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Oak Arbor Visitors

First Time Visitors - To learn more about our worship services, or on the Worship button at the top of this page.

Summary of Beliefs

If you would like to know more about the 'New Church' views of Christianity, you can visit our Summary of Beliefs page.  For each topic, there is an opportunity to explore more at the end of the paragraph.  If you wish to contact us about anything you read, please visit the Contact Us page to find phone numbers and e-mail addresses.

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Backpack Program

We are once again collecting school supplies for the Rochester Neighborhood House Backpack Program until August 10th.

The collection box will be in the church foyer every Sunday, and in the Administration wing during the week. As always, your support and assistance is greatly appreciated, thank you!

Our school supply needs include:

  • backpacks for children (ages 6-18)
  • colored pencils & markers
  • black sharpies or fine point markers
  • red & blue pens
  • highlighters
  • glue sticks (large size)
  • scissors
  • plastic rulers with metric
  • black and white composition notebooks
  • spiral three-subject notebooks
  • college-lined filler paper
  • 2-pocket folders
  • loose-leaf binders (3-ring, size 1 ½”) & dividers (sets of 5 and 8)

Rochester Area Neighborhood House Inc. (RANH) is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization. Originally founded in 1968, as a vision of seven ministers looking for a center where all communications of need could be channeled and shared, Neighborhood House has grown into an effective organization that continues to serve the needs of the community 40 years later.


Oak Arbor Car Show

Sunday August 10th, 11:30 AM to about 1 PM

Please join us after church on August 10th in the Oak Arbor church parking lot for the second annual Oak Arbor Car Show!

We have several confirmed entries including a 2009 Pontiac G8 GT, a 1970 Dodge Challenger and a 1967 Ford Mustang to name a few.

If you have a car you would like to enter in the show please click here to send an email to the coordinator ASAP. There are no entry rules, if you have a car you'd like to show off then put it in the show.  

We plan to offer hamburgers and hot dogs off the grill along with some drinks for folks who want to walk around for a bit. Food is free, donations accepted.

Rain date is August 17th.


Forgotten Harvest

Next date: Saturday August 23rd

Oak Arbor Church and Friends will again help at a Forgotten Harvest Distribution Facility (Lamphere High School in Madison Heights) on August 23rd from 9 AM - 2 PM. Forgotten Harvest collects surplus produce and food items and redistributes them to those in need. For more information, please contact the church office here.


Soles4Souls Shoe Collection

The collection has ended for now. Thank you for all your donations!

We collected over 200 pairs of shoes last year!


Oak Arbor Church is proud to be selected "Best of Weddings" by the Knot.

The Oak Arbor staff is proud that our past brides choose us as “Best of the Knot 2011”! We take great pride in making sure that your event is one that all your guests will remember! Thanks to all our former brides who voted for us. You have a special place in our hearts!

Mandy Steen on behalf of the Oak Arbor Wedding Team

Learn More about Weddings and Receptions at Oak Arbor