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Carrying on with our Narnia theme 12-16 August

Looking Into Mark

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As we open up Mark's Gospel, we see Jesus command demons and heal sickness. He comes with words and great power. As we look in further, we need to watch what he does and listen to what he says. Which do you find easy to do and whi... more

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Charlotte doing some incredible dancing to the kitchen music on our 4th Summer camp. Keep being cool Charlotte. (sorry about the blurry images)

In the kitchen

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So it’s summer 4 and I’ve been in the kitchen cooking lots of lovely food for the campers sadly tomorrow is the last day! Also we have summer team who have come to help for the summer both from Hungary and they're doing such a... more

Share The Message

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Jesus is building a people who will turn away from wrong, back to God, and believe the good news he brings. That's why sharing our faith is so important. God works through us as we share his message. . (Book image by miguel ugald... more

Blokes for The Oakes

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We’re looking for more blokes for The Oakes to join our 2018/2019 Gap team, follow the link to find out more:

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Narnia 3 is underway with lots of activities and games!! Lots of fun was had yesterday and more fun to come today!! What’s your favourite thing about camp?

#readingmark

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Like John, Jesus calls people to turn away from wrong, but there is more to his message: believe the good news. Good news for who, do you think?.. . (Book image by miguel ugalde found at freeimages.com). (Narnia collage found ... more

#readthebibletogether

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We're ready to explore the Bible this morning

#summercamps

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Who's ready for our third camp of the summer?

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Baptism was something you did to say sorry to God for what you'd done wrong and ask for forgiveness But what has Jesus done that needs forgiving? The answer is nothing. So why would he put himself in the place of sinners? What d... more

#funattheoakes

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Have you ever wanted to get involved with @oakes.org.uk well if you are 15 years of age and above you can sign up on our website www.oakes.org.uk This week our fab support team are loving it. (we have no max age on support team... more

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Our second Narnia camp come in today. Good times...

John the Baptist

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John was the final messenger before Jesus came. He told people to turn away from wrong and promised that God could forgive them. Why was this the best way to prepare people for Jesus, do you think? (Book image by miguel ugalde f... more

Half Term 2 - 8-12s - May 2018

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Take a look at all the fun we had back at Half term in this highlight video!

Recognising the King

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God sent his messengers beforehand so we would recognise his King when he came. Pray that God will show you the King when you see him. (Book image by miguel ugalde found at freeimages.com).. (Narnia image by Scribblesketches fo... more

Ready for Battle

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Captiain T Thaw ready to lead his army into battle. His army must have these symbols on their hands: heart X cross and ?. Do you know what they stand for?

Last Day

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Last day of our first Summer camp. We're having a battle for Narnia!

He's the King

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Mark starts by saying that Jesus is the Messiah - God's King. Ask God to show you His King as you join us for Mark's Gospel and our Narnia theme this Summer.. . (.Book image by miguel ugalde and lion image by Manuel Droids, bo... more

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Have you been in Caspian's cabin? This is the place where lots of important meetings happen that can be life changing. Mission briefs are held in here and this is also our Main Event room.

Summer Has Begun!

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We're ready. Are you? #narniaattheoakes

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Mr Tumnus' house. Join us for Narnian fun this Summer.

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Are you ready to explore Narnia with us this Summer?

#bestcakeever

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Meg made the best cake ever!

Practising Good Back Care

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We value our back care with the utmost importance. Keep those knees bent! Here Tom beautifully demonstrates some good back stretches you can use if you ever come on Work Team...

The Wardrobe

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Painting a certain wardrobe, can’t wait for the summer camps!

Cool Dude

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Our lion’s getting too cool for us, look at it hanging out with its biggest fans

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New balcony in the dining room! Great job ladies!

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We have some new additional pets who look very majestic. #funattheoakes

Summer Prep

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So the white witch invaded the oakes and turned some animals to stone....#funattheoakes #narnia

Highlights Of The Day

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Moments of today.. We're really thankful for the people who have join us for work team. Charlotte was making some delicious food for us. Ciara was just so cute up there while she was working. #funattheoakes

Goodbye Hollywood Hello Narnia

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As Narnia comes up, the last of Hollywood has to come down. But that doesn't stop us having fun with the Hollywood posters before they go! Can you guess the celebrities? #funattheoakes #narnia

Summer Team Wanted

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We especially would like a few more male leaders. To find out more visit oakes.org.uk Application form here: oakes.org.uk/team/support/apply/ We have a great Summer team t-shirt too!

#Narnia

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Getting ready for an awesome Summer theme!

Work Team

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We are almost half way through Work Team John, Rob and John are doing some great team work this evening. Whoop whoop, awesome job guys. #funattheoakes

Light for our path

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Psalm 119; Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path! Praise the Lord for another great day! John and Tom (A) managed to dig up, move and relocate a lampost, all in one day (with the help of a few others). Praise ... more

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Does anybody recognise the one-armed lampost? #funattheoakes #narnia

Summer Prep

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Hand painted pillars in the dining room by one of our resident artists! 3 down, 18 to go!!

Time For A Trim

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John giving the hedges a little haircut for the summer

Work Team

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Work Team has begun, paths will be edged, hedges will be pruned, holes will be dug, food will be cooked, the house will be decorated and the tunnels will be buried!

Digging A Hole

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Jess and Sam dug a hole today... Who do you think put more effort in? #funattheoakes

Work Team is Underway

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The safety sign is out which means one thing: Oakes Work Team is underway! #funattheoakes

Summer Prep

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Getting ready for the Summer so excited! #funattheoakes #narnia

Work Team

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... and we can't wait to get started. Work starts tomorrow. For more info visit www.oakes.org.uk/workteam/

Postman

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We played our game "Postman" and had some rather good music with it and some fantastic dancing. Go John and Jhonnar.

Beautiful Day

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We thank the Lord for this new day and are blessed to have the beautiful weather. This time next week, we will more than likely have our Volleyball net up for Summer. #funattheoakes

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Bored car parking. Gainer into the bin.

Keeping Going

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How to keep the team going on camp.

Half Term 1 - 11-15s - May 2018

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We had a lovely sunny weekend camp back in May, here are some highlights!