The Oak News

The Weekly Newsletter of Shady Oak Baptist Church

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  • We will stream the Worship Service at 9:30am on Facebook Live. You do not need to have a Facebook account to join us. Please navigate to our website,, and click on the button next to service announcement.

  • In-Person Registration Information: We are now accepting registration for in-person worship service for the May 9th worship service. Click here to register you and your family. If you are a senior (ages 65 and older) and need help with registration due to technology issues, please contact Reverend Harris at (864)483-2534.

  • Women's Ministry Reminder - There will be a meeting this Saturday, May 8, at 11:00 AM.

  • National Day of Prayer 🙏🏾 - Join us on May 6th for the National Day of Prayer from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. This year's theme is “Lord Pour Out Your Love, Life and Liberty”. There is a wonderful program outlined, and viewed on Facebook Live (you do not need an account to join). Go to Shady Oak's website and click the Facebook icon below the National Day of Prayer flyer.

  • Need prayer? Please send your requests to the Prayer Ministry by contacting them at You can also send your requests through the website. Join Prayer 🙏🏾 Ministry each Thursday at 6:00 AM for prayer on the conference line. The number is 425-436-6342 and the access code is 220923.

  • 3 Year $100,000 Initiative - Take a moment to make your pledge now. Click here or below to complete your pledge.

  • 👇Youth Announcements are below.👇

  • 📖 Bible Study meets on Tuesdays at 6:30. Click here to access the Zoom link (passcode: 027991) . To join by phone: 1-301-715-85926 access number - 968 1869 7213 (Passcode: 027991)

  • Join us for Sunday School at 8:30 AM. Click here to access the Zoom link (passcode: 679046) . To join by phone: 1-646-558-8656 access number - 93117733081 (Passcode: 679046) 📖You can pick up the Sunday School book from the church office during normal business hours.📖

  • Children's Sunday School with First Lady Simmons has started back up using Zoom. Click here or the image below and complete the form if you would like your child to participate.
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Mother's Day Digital Greeting

Purchase a digital greeting to shout out your mom, honor a special woman, or the mother of your children.

Here's how to participate:

1. Email with the following:

  • Attach photo of your queen.
  • Share your name and message for your digital card.
  • Select card option from below.
  • Submit payment ($10) through the website ( or through Cash App ($ShadyOakBC) with description mother's day.
2. Need help? Reach out to and use subject mother's day.

Deadline, Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

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👧🏾 Youth Announcements👦🏾

Mark your 📅❗

  • There will be a joint Parent/Youth meeting on May 22nd at 11:00 AM.
  • Graduate Sunday will be celebrated on June 27.Graduating seniors, please click here to sign up to participate. Deadline to sign up is May 23, 2021.
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Deacons On Call for May

Deacon Greer can be reached at 864-417-6285.

Deacon McGowan can be reached at 864-386-0930.

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Dropping off Your Tithes

You are able to bring your tithes to church on Sunday if that is your preference. There will be a receptacle, along with tithing envelopes, located inside the sanctuary for you to drop it in. Someone will be there to assist.
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Prayer & Sick and Shut-In List

Sick & Shut-In

Jo Ann Brown

Lisa Fant

Charles Keys

Tommy Mills

Connie Odell

Mr. Sims (Bernadette Leamons father)


Family of Azalee Bishop

Deacon Brown

Nancy Chandler

Gail Eaddy

Kathy Foggie

Michelle Greer

Family of Milton Glover

Catherine Hudson

Jessica Gouine

Cevin Lazare

Gloria Lloyd

Evelyn Pepper (Mother of Valerie Holmes)

The Pickens Family

Andra Prymer

Cleo Robinson

Willie Mae Sanders (Deacon Dunlap's mom)

Anna Smith

Carol Jean Tilly (Mother of Charles Tilly)

Warren P. Tyus (Eric Tyus' Dad)

Quentin White

Charles Wright (Husband of Nellie Wright)