Reading Gospels during Lent

Posted by occwebsite
16th Feb 2018
During Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday (14 February this year) we are encouraging you to read through the Gospel accounts, from the time of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem through to the end of the Gospels. One chapter a day (not including weekends) will get you through all the texts before Easter. You can pick up the reading schedule at the welcome desk at OCC in person download it here: Lent

February ONE – Lighthouse

Posted by occwebsite
03rd Feb 2018
our ONE for the month of February is hygiene items (deodorant, razors, feminine hygiene products) for the lighthouse

OWC

Posted by occwebsite
30th Jan 2018
Orillia Women's Connection "Finding I Am" study ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! (Click on link below) Mark your calendar for Feb 14/15! That's when our Winter Bible Study will begin, and this year we're doing "Finding I Am" by Lysa TerKeurst. What is the deep cry of your heart? The ache in your soul that keeps you up at night? The prayer you keep repeating? Jesus not only cares about

January | ONE | boots

Posted by occwebsite
20th Jan 2018
ONE: one person | one item | one life made better Each month we select an organization or group and help to meet a need. In January we are buying rubber boots for children living in rural Guatemala (the boots are purchased in Guatemala) One pair of boots costs $7 As of the 19th of January, together we have given enough to buy 100 pairs of boots Thank you

Advent & Christmas events and resources

Posted by occwebsite
28th Dec 2017
Events Dec 2 3pm The.Best.Bedtime.Story.EVER Dec 3 10am The.Best.Bedtime.Story.EVER Dec 13 7pm GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays Sundays at 10am Coming Home sermon series Dec 10 Home for Christmas Dec 17 Home for Christmas HELP! Dec 24 Unwanted Gifts Dec 31 No Place Like Home Dec 24 5:45pm Christmas Eve Resources Be part of Mary & Joseph's journey through Orillia #NoRoomAtTheInn Advent reflections: Introduction | Hope | Peace | Joy | Love | 10,000 moments

post advent devotional | 10,000 moments

Posted by occwebsite
28th Dec 2017
10,000 LITTLE MOMENTS Trading One Dramatic Resolution For Ten Thousand Little Ones ‘Tis the season, but not the Christmas season anymore. ‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. This time of the calendar year comes along and almost everywhere we have lists... lists of the best and worst of 2017 lists of what to look forward to in 2018 We have blogs, newspaper articles, TV magazine shows, tweets, instagram and

advent devotional | LOVE

Posted by occwebsite
24th Dec 2017
READ For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes. He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. And you are to love those who are foreigners… (Deuteronomy 10:17-19a NIV) “A new command I give you: Love one

advent devotional | JOY

Posted by occwebsite
17th Dec 2017
READ But be glad and rejoice forever in what I will create, for I will create Jerusalem to be a delight and its people a joy. (Isaiah 65:18 NIV) But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kind­ness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. Since we