Why "oak City" church?

Our name grew locally from the very city we are called to serve. Bartow is appropriately known as  the city of oaks and azaleas.

Our name also has roots in God's word as "trees" are a major theme in the scriptures. Matthew Sleeth writes in his book, REFORESTING FAITH: WHAT TREES TEACH US ABOUT THE NATURE OF GOD AND HIS LOVE FOR US:

“Other than God and people, the Bible mentions trees more than any other living thing. There is a tree on the... [read more]