Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Here is a list of Easter events happening in Oak Creek this year.
Easter falls on Sunday, March 31 this year, so stock up on Cadbury Creme Eggs now! Whether you want to attend an egg hunt, church service or get your child’s photo taken with the Easter Bunny (much less traumatic than Santa Claus), check out our list of Easter events happening in Oak Creek. Easter Egg Hunt and other activities Midwest Twisters, 600 E. Rawson Ave., will host an Easter egg hunt for three-year-olds at 10 a.m., four- to five-year-olds at 10 a.m., six- to nine-year-olds at 11 a.m. Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens invites families and friends to Easter at Boerner, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday at Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive. Children will be able to meet the Easter Bunny up close and personal, …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
After Sunday school students at Oak Creek church raise thousands to aid African village, pastor follows through with his pledge to preach sermon wearing a cow costume.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mark Maley
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Dressing up in a cow costume and preaching to a crowded church on an 85-degree summer day probably wasn't the easiest thing the Rev. Jas A. Mortensen has ever done. But after the Sunday school students at All Saints Lutheran Church in Oak Creek raised $1,000 to purchase two cows for an impoverished family in Africa, that's exactly what Mortensen did to thank the kids for their efforts. As congregation members laughed and took plenty of photos, Mortenson — whom most people call "PJ" — stood at an altar with cow balloons in the background and delivered a sermon that contained more than a few dairy-related puns. When the service concluded, Mortenson posed in costume for photos with the Sunday school youngsters who wound up raising about $3,…
Friday, January 21, 2011
Animals, people mix at All Saints Lutheran Church's Animal Blessing service.
The sound of dogs barking typically doesn't conjure up images of a church service, but that's exactly what happened at All Saints Lutheran Church Wednesday night. Th church, 9131 S. Howell Ave., put on its sixth-annual Animal Blessing service, with readings and songs animal-centered. Check out our photo gallery below. (And if your church has something you'd like the community to know about, post an event or email me at email@example.com)
Monday, January 17, 2011
Our weekly look at what's ahead in Oak Creek.
While Oak Creek and every other city in Wisconsin gears up for the epic Bears-Packers NFC Championship game this Sunday, plenty of other things are out there to keep us occupied until then. Here's a look at some of the things happening in Oak Creek this week: We have more in our events calendar. See something not listed? Why, you can put it on the calendar! And in case you missed it, check out our photo gallery of Saturday's Festival of Bands event at Oak Creek High School.