Thank you | shoeboxes

Posted by occwebsite
22nd Nov 2017
Thank you to everyone who filled an Operation Christmas Child shoebox This year we filled 102 shoeboxes

advent…

Posted by occwebsite
21st Nov 2017
...waiting  ...longing The 1st Sunday of Advent is 3 December 2017. Advent is about waiting. It's a bit of an odd thing, since we know that Jesus has already come. As John 1:14 MSG records "The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood." And we also know that while Jesus taught us to pray in Matthew 6:9-10 NLV "Father... may your Kingdom come soon. May your will be done on earth, as

reading the gospels | JOHN

Posted by occwebsite
08th Nov 2017
This fall at OCC we are reading through the gospels …one chapter a day, five days a week, letting the gospels speak into our lives, allowing the gospels to shape our thinking, letting the gospels influence our actions… so that’s God’s name is glorified and his kingdom is proclaimed. We are moving into John on Monday, 13 November Reading the Gospels john Let me encourage you to post in the

more than shoeboxes

Posted by occwebsite
24th Oct 2017
It’s that time of year; many of you are packing a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child. If you haven’t picked up a shoebox yet, we still have some at OCC. They are due back by November 19th. There is something very attractive about the shoebox model. It is simple, it allows the whole family to participate – teaching children valuable lessons about generosity and the results are easy to see and to

ILA Uganda

Posted by occwebsite
23rd Oct 2017
On Sunday, 22 October, Tricia from ILA Uganda - Africa Arise shared with us about the ministry of trauma counseling - discipleship - resettlement in the Acholi Quarter of Kampala and the Gulu area of northern Uganda. Here is a summary of ILA Uganda ministry and some reflection questions for our LIFEGroups this week. I live again uganda    

operation christmas child (shoeboxes)

Posted by occwebsite
17th Oct 2017
It's time for Operation Christmas Child & packing those shoeboxes We've put some resources on this page How to Pack Your Showbox Where Canadian shoe boxes are going downloadable, printable labels (in case you didn't get a folder) For more information, you can check out Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes are due back at OCC the week of November 13-19  

Facing Darkness

Posted by occwebsite
14th Oct 2017
As part of the kick-off for Operation Christmas Child (or as it is often called "Christmas Shoeboxes" the film "Facing DARKNESS", the story of the recent ebola outbreak in west Africa is being shown Oct 14 @ 6:30pm @ OCC Free Admission

Case for Christ

Posted by occwebsite
06th Oct 2017
LIFE 100.3 movie night date: Nov 12 time: 7pm admission: $5 at the door  

reading the gospels | LUKE

Posted by occwebsite
04th Oct 2017
This fall at OCC we are reading through the gospels …one chapter a day, five days a week, letting the gospels speak into our lives, allowing the gospels to shape our thinking, letting the gospels influence our actions… so that’s God’s name is glorified and his kingdom is proclaimed. We are moving into Luke on Monday, 9 October Reading the Gospels luke Let me encourage you to post in the