Oasis to meet Wednesdays starting Nov. 2 at Nauvoo Theatre


Band members, from left, Michael Haas, Amanda Greenhalge and Kris Knoke. | Photo courtesy of Golden's Point Church

NAUVOO, Ill. — “Oasis,” an informal midweek gathering with inspirational music and messages, will be held at 7 p.m. for eight Wednesdays beginning Nov. 2 at the historic Nauvoo Theatre on Mullholland Street.

The theme for November is “Grace & Gratitude: The Stories Go On.” Each week will feature area residents sharing a message about how their Christian faith has made a difference in their lives. The first speaker on Nov. 2 is Doug Ammer of Lake of the Oaks near Canton, Mo. Ammer lived most of his life in Nauvoo and is known throughout the area for his carpentry skills.

Future speakers are:

  • Nov. 9 — Raigan Brown, chief nursing officer at Memorial Hospital, Carthage
  • Nov. 16 — area farmers Jeff and Linda Wilson, Colusa
  • Nov. 23 — Participants will have an opportunity to share examples of gratitude for God’s grace and blessings in their own lives at this Thanksgiving eve gathering.

Music will be provided by “Living Water,” a local worship band led by Michael Haas of rural Hamilton along with Kris Knoke of Nauvoo and Amanda Greenhalge of Dallas City.  

Child care will be available and refreshments will be served afterwards. 

Oasis is sponsored by Golden’s Point Church, rural Hamilton. For more information, contact Michael Haas, 309-221-1401; Pastor Daniel Good, 720-775-7311; or Gayle Pope, 217-357-1280   

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