Prayer of Henri Nouwen

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27th Jul 2021
Here is a prayer of Henri J. M. Nouwen, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. A Prayer of Henri J.M. Nouwen: Listen, O Lord, to my prayers. Listen to my desire to be with you, to dwell in your house, and to let my whole being be filled with your presence.

Reading the Sermon on the Mount

Posted by occwebsite
26th Jul 2021
On Sunday mornings we are looking at the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12). This is the first part of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) which is Jesus' first major teaching in the gospels. We are encouraging you to read and meditate on the Beatitudes each week. We are also encouraging you to read the entire Sermon on the Mount, and at least once to read it out loud. You can

July 25 | Blessed are the meek

Posted by occwebsite
25th Jul 2021
welcome Ontario is now in Step 3 of re-opening, which means we are allowed more people in our auditorium, as long as we maintain physical distancing. As more people receive both vaccination shots, more people will be gathering for worship in our building. A reminder of a few details You still need to register… the link is available each week on the home page. We need to maintain distancing in our building. We

Prayer of St Patrick

Posted by occwebsite
20th Jul 2021
Here is a prayer of Patrick, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. St. Patrick’s Breastplate I bind unto myself today The strong Name of the Trinity, By invocation of the same, The Three in One, and One in Three. I bind this day to me forever, By power of faith, Christ’s

July 18 | Blessed are those who mourn

Posted by occwebsite
18th Jul 2021
welcome Ontario is now in Step 3 of re-opening, which means we are allowed more people in our auditorium, as long as we maintain physical distancing. As more people receive both vaccination shots, more people will be gathering for worship in our building. A reminder of a few details You still need to register... the link is available each week on the home page. We need to maintain distancing in

Prayer of Charles de Foucauld

Posted by occwebsite
13th Jul 2021
Here is a prayer of Charles de Foucauld, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. A Prayer of Charles de Foucauld Father, I abandon myself into your hands. Do with me what you will. Whatever you may do, I thank you. I am ready for all, I accept all. Let only your

Family Nights

Posted by occwebsite
12th Jul 2021
This summer we are hosting Family Nights that we invite you to join in on. These Family Nights are open to all of our OCCKids and OCCYouth families. We will have a couple of different soccer games happening where we will separate the kids and the youth. These Family Nights will take place at Lions Oval Public School and will begin at 6:30pm. Our first one will take place on Tuesday, July

July 11 | Beatitudes | Poor in Spirit

Posted by occwebsite
11th Jul 2021
welcome We are now meeting in-person at 25% capacity as well as on-line (we will continue to offer our service on-line). As opportunities increase for us to meet: at OCC, in backyards, and on patios, let’s remember that not everyone feels comfortable with that (often because of some underlying health reasons). Even more importantly, let’s remember that… as followers of Jesus, we are called and equipped to be different and

prayer of John Wesley

Posted by occwebsite
06th Jul 2021
Here is a prayer of John Wesley, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray, and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. A Covenant Prayer I am no longer my own, but yours. Put me to what you will, place me with whom you will. Put me to doing, put me to suffering. Let me be put to work for

July 4 | Beatitudes | Jesus’ credentials

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04th Jul 2021
welcome We are now meeting in-person at 25% capacity as well as on-line (we will continue to offer our service on-line). As opportunities increase for us to meet: at OCC, in backyards, and on patios, let's remember that not everyone feels comfortable with that (often because of some underlying health reasons). Even more importantly, let's remember that… as followers of Jesus, we are called and equipped to be different and