Fair Oaks, CA

Easter Schedule

We’ll have one combined online Easter service Saturday morning at 8 am Pacific and 11 am Eastern. If you’d like to join our online service, please email us for more information at info@orchardonline.org. Our local service will be Sunday evening at 5:30 as usual. Instead of eating prior to our service, we’ll be eating after the Easter service. So the service will…

Christmas Schedule

This year, we won’t be gathering as a church on Christmas Day or Christmas Eve, but we will have a Christmas Party and service on Christmas Eve Eve! We’ll be meeting on Friday, December 23, at 6 pm. For more information about what we’ll be doing (including our Christmas ornament gift exchange!), contact us at info@orchardonline.org.

Changes and New Addition to Pastoral Team

As many of you know, we’ve changed our focus somewhat from being a church whose main services were all online, to being primarily a locally meeting church (in Sacramento) that also offers weekly online services. This change has made it a logistical necessity for Jack Foster to withdraw from our senior pastoral team. This team oversees and pastors the whole church and—since…

New Service Schedule

We’ve made some changes to our weekend service schedule. Beginning Sunday (Sep 25), we’ll be meeting locally in person (in the Sacramento area) every Sunday evening at 5:30. But we remain committed to providing online services for those who aren’t in this area or who can’t attend in person. In fact, we’re expanding our schedule to include three online services every weekend,…

A Bittersweet Announcement

Over the last few years, we’ve studied and discussed together the different views that evangelical Christians hold regarding the nature of hell. At two separate times we studied these differing views intensely. Both of these studies were prompted by questions or requests from people in our church. The first study was a “detour” in a leadership training class, and the second was…