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At Oak Dale Church you will discover a warm group of real people dedicated to following our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. From the moment you walk up to the building you can expect…

A Warm Greeting

A heartfelt greeting is part of what makes a church a church. No matter what question you might have just ask. Our greeters are there to help you get settled and comfortable.

Hot Coffee

There’s nothing like the smell of good coffee (or tea) to warm you up.


A casual atmosphere where friendships can form and relationships deepen. A place that is serious about joy, true joy, the kind of joy that comes from real connection with God and others.


Expect to be noticed. Expect people to say something like, “Hi, we haven’t met before, is this your first time?”. Expect for people to reach out to you in love.


We love music, all kinds of music. From contemporary praise and worship to hymns we use music to show our Lord how much we love and honor Him.


The Bible tells us to speak the truth in love. The Bible is God’s truth. At Oak Dale Church we seek to explore, understand and apply God’s truth to our lives at every level in a spirit of love. You will find a growing variety of resources to help you grow in God’s truth.

Here are some frequently asked questions.

Getting to the Church

Oak Dale Church is located just north of Salisbury Pennsylvania at 9201 Mason Dixon Hwy, Salisbury PA 15558. A map with directions can be found here...

Who Can Help?

When you arrive and enter through the front glass doors look for friendly faces.  Greeters are more than happy to help you find your way around and get you to where you need to be.

Where do I Park?

The only designated parking areas are for handicap near the front doors and around the left side of the building. The rest of the parking lot is "unreserved"!

How Do I Dress?

Dress comfortably. While some attendees do wear their "Sunday best," most wear casual and comfortable clothes on Sunday morning. Don't worry about what you wear--just come prepared to have a wonderful time of worship in a relaxed atmosphere!

What do I Bring?

A Bible will help you to follow along in worship and in Bible classes.  If you have a Bible, bring it with you to church.  Our pastors will always refer to the Bible during their messages. You are also welcome to use your electronic devices to follow the scriptures.

When do I Need to Arrive?

There are two Sunday morning services at 9:30 am and 11:00 am. Bible class hours are at 9:30, and 11:00 am. Plan to arrive shortly before your desired worship/Bible time. If you are early you can always have some free coffee or tea and conversation.

Where do My Children Go?

Oak Dale Church has excellent preschool and children's ministries. Greeters are just inside our entrances before every service and volunteers will assist you in getting your children to their class. Bible classes are offered for all ages. You are also welcome to keep your children with you in the worship area.

Security and Safety at Oak Dale

Your child’s security and safety is important to us, so we ask that every child ages infant through age 7 be checked-in and checked-out at the childcare desk by a responsible adult or someone the parent has designated. A childcare ministry volunteer will be there to assist you. Check-in and out times should be 15 minutes prior to the service and up to 15 minutes after the service has ended.

If, while in childcare, a child should need a parent, the parent will be notified using a number system that has been assigned to that child. This number would show on the screen in the auditorium or if the parent is in Sunday School, a volunteer worker would notify the parent.

All children ministry worker’s (age 18 and older) are required by Oak Dale to complete child abuse clearances from the Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Dept. of Human Services, and a Federal Criminal History report from the FBI which includes submission of fingerprints to the PA State Police.