• Monday 6 Nov @ 19:30 - Viv Duncan - A local midwife and Street Pastor will be giving an illustrated talk
    and sharing her vision for the recently developed LIFE CHARITY support house for new mums and their babies.

    Come and hear how YOU could be involved.
    With light refreshment in the church cafe.


    Craft Group - Next meeting 18 Nov 2017. See details on our Community Activities tab.

    Oakwood Church is a lively, friendly church but we do more than just Sunday services. Please look through the pages of our website, you will find out a little more about who we are and what we do. You can also find us on facebook. Click on the link tab to see our location on Google Maps.

    Pastor Josh Cordray moved to Taunton to lead Oakwood Church in August 2016.  He is married to Elspeth and they have six children together.  Their children are named John, Micah, Shoshana, Barnabas, Isaac and Luke. Josh was previously the pastor of Maidstone International Community Church in Kent.  He has enjoyed ministry in the UK, the USA, Ghana, Switzerland and Hungary.  In particular, Josh has a passion for proclaiming the truth of the Christian faith to people of all ages.

    We meet at Oakwood Church Centre, Obridge Road, Taunton, TA2 7PU and would be delighted if you decided to visit us and hope that you will feel welcome and at home in one of our services. We really want you to enjoy your time with us. If you have any pressing needs or prayer requests, please get in touch by clicking the 'Contact Us' button.

    We look forward to meeting you.

    Charity No. 284789



  • This Week


  • Learning to lead (1)

    President Theodore Roosevelt once said, ‘The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do...

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  • Pastor's Blog

    Josh's Journal
    Looking at life from the Kingdom of God.

    Jesus and Santa Claus
    When was the last time you waited up late for a man in a red and white outfit to come down your chimney bearing gifts? If you are like me, then it may have been a while. Most adults do not believe in Santa Claus. They know the truth about how the presents get under... Continue Reading →

    Gongoosmos Complaining
    Yesterday I wrote about the hardest command in the Bible. “Do everything without complaining or arguing.” Today I want to make it a little easier to actually follow this command. I do that by shrinking the size of the command. The word ‘complaining’ here is not a generic word for complaining in the way we... Continue Reading →

    The Bible’s Hardest Command
    There are lots of commands in the Bible. Some of them are easy and others are considerably more difficult to follow. For example, there is a command not to boil a kid in its own mother’s milk. This has never been a particular struggle for me. There is another command to not covet your neighbour’s... Continue Reading →

    In The Beginning
    Are the events described in the ancient parts of the Bible relevant today? Let me show you what I mean, very quickly, with a simple question: If there is no Creator then are you inherently significant? The Bible begins, rather sublimely I feel, with these words: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the... Continue Reading →

    Do the words we sing matter?
    People sing when they go to church. Maybe sometimes people skip the singing but it’s pretty rare. The congregation gathers, someone says, “Hello” and then the music begins. Some people sing without instruments, some people sing only psalms, some people rap and others sing country music. Everyone sings something, though! Do our words matter? Why sing... Continue Reading →