Serving the Knoxville area and surrounding counties

Classes from a Christian worldview that serve people from all backgrounds

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865-219-3017

Cokesbury Church, South Campus

9919 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37931

8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Monday to Friday

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865-219-3017

info@oakgrovecoop.com

Meets at Cokesbury Church

9919 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37922

8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Monday to Friday

Our Values and Faith

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Our Mission and Values

Mission Statement

Desiring that our children reach their maximum, God-given potential, we are a supportive community of homeschool families seeking to give our children a rich and full education through the best of classroom and homeschool instruction.

We value:

Inspired Learning

Psalm 139:14b: Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.

We view learning as a joyful adventure. To that end, we make our classrooms a safe, inviting, and nurturing place where children feel comfortable, and we invite children to engage with each area of study through stimulating, creative, and hands-on activities that promote depth of understanding. We weave the story of God’s amazing creativity and his redemptive love through each subject and seek to honor him in the quality and depth of our teaching.

Dynamic Development

Luke 2:52: And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.

We believe each child is a unique creation of God, and we value each child’s growth in mind, body, character, faith, and gifting. We desire to challenge our students with strong curriculum and instruction so that they can rise to their full potential and grow in their ability to think and learn for themselves. Just as important, we envision each student growing in character as they develop and interact in our dynamic learning community.

Engaging Partnerships

Proverbs 1:8-9: Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.

Proverbs 12:15b:  A wise man is he who listens to counsel.

We seek to partner with parents as they walk with God in their responsibility to educate their children. We provide a culture of open, respectful, and engaging dialogue between home teacher and classroom teacher with the goal of helping each child to reach his or her full, God-given potential.

Authentic Relationships

Matthew 22:37-39: And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

In relating to God, to one another, and to our children, we desire to be a God-honoring community who walk together in grace and truth. We provide an environment of support and encouragement for parents, encourage healthy relationships for our children, and seek to draw on the gift of relationship with our God and Father for every aspect of our school culture.

Structured Flexibility

Hebrews 10:24: And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works.

We believe strongly in the twin educational gifts of structure and flexibility. We provide the structure and accountability of a classroom community working together while maintaining freedom for each family to organize their home teaching in a way that provides the desired growth for their children.

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The Oak Grove Statement of Faith

Essentials of Our Faith

Scripture is self-attesting and being Truth, requires our unreserved submission in all areas of life. The infallible Word of God, the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments, is a complete and unified witness to God’s redemptive acts culminating in the incarnation of the

Living Word, the Lord Jesus Christ. The Bible, uniquely and fully inspired by the Holy Spirit, is the supreme and final authority on all matters on which it speaks.

On this sure foundation, we affirm these additional Essentials of our Faith:

  1. We believe in one God, the sovereign Creator and Sustainer of all things, infinitely perfect and eternally existing in three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. To Him be all honor, glory and praise forever!
  1. Jesus Christ, the living Word, became flesh through His miraculous conception by the Holy Spirit and His virgin birth. He who is true God became true man united in one Person forever. He died on the cross a sacrifice for our sins according to the Scriptures. On the third day He arose bodily from the dead, ascended into heaven, where, at the right hand of the Majesty on High, He now is our High Priest and Mediator.
  1. The Holy Spirit has come to glorify Christ and to apply the saving work of Christ to our hearts. He convicts us of sin and draws us to the Savior. Indwelling our hearts, He gives new life to us, empowers us and imparts gifts to us for service. He instructs and guides us into all truth, and seals us for the day of redemption.
  1. Being estranged from God and condemned by our sinfulness, our salvation is wholly dependent upon the work of God’s free grace. God credits His righteousness to those who put their faith in Christ alone for their salvation, and thereby justifies them in His sight. Only such as are born of the Holy Spirit and receive Jesus Christ become children of God and heirs of eternal life.
  1. The true Church is composed of all persons who, through saving faith in Jesus Christ and the sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit, are united together in the body of Christ. The Church finds her visible, yet imperfect, expression in local congregations where the Word of God is preached in its purity and the sacraments are administered in their integrity; where scriptural discipline is practiced, and where loving fellowship is maintained. For her perfecting, she awaits the return of her Lord.
  1. Jesus Christ will come again to the earth — personally, visibly, and bodily — to judge the living and the dead, and to consummate history and the eternal plan of God. “Even so, come Lord Jesus.” (Revelation 22:20).
  1. The Lord Jesus Christ commands all believers to proclaim the Gospel throughout the world and to make disciples of all nations. Obedience to the Great Commission requires total commitment to “Him who loved us and gave Himself for us.” He calls us to a life of self-denying love and service. “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them” (Ephesians 2:10).