Rembrandt`s Return Of The Prodigal Son, was painted in 1668, near the end of his life. It is a truly astounding work of art. The original is a large painting 8’ by 6’, on display at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, but even the print in our lobby conveys that which is almost inexpressible. The painting is, as the title says, about the Return Of The Prodigal Son. And
For 3 Sunday's in June, we are going to look at 3 big issues
At OCC we believe that we need to immersed in the scriptures, we need to be reading the scriptures. Starting June 10 we are reading through the Psalms... you can get a printed copy at the OCC Welcome Centre or you click on the link to download a pdf copy of the reading plan: Reading the Psalms As usual, our reading plan is for 5 days a week, giving you
What a great time at the OCCKids Lego Party on 25 May This Sunday, 2 June, we will show some highlights from the afternoon Thank you to everyone who made it a great time. A big shout out to Pastor Brent for all the planning.
The prophet Jeremiah recorded God's word to his people in exile "seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper." Jeremiah 29:7 We are not in exile, but we are still called to seek the peace, the prosperity, the shalom, the flourishing of the city. While it is true
God demonstrated his love to us by sending his son, Jesus. Jesus demonstrated the Kingdom in very practical and real ways. The Holy Spirit is in us to demonstrate the Father’s love to those around us – our neighbours. We are invited and, if we follow Jesus, are commissioned to be agents of this love – to be people who expand the Kingdom of God where we live, work and
Don't forget to sign up for the Family Lego Party Sunday, 25 May, 4-6pm you can signup here or send an email to pastor Brent
We start our series The Upside Down Kingdom by looking at Luke 14:1-14. Here we see that the Jesus way... the way that Jesus announces... the way of the Kingdom... really is upside down. To live and love like Jesus means that we take our cues from him, not from our world. And this is especially true around who we value, who we count as important and less important, who
Over the next few weeks, we are exploring what it means to live in the upside down | right side up kingdom of God. We will be examining money | sex | power | hospitality | forgiveness | & other aspects of living in the Jesus way.
Here is the reading outline for the next few weeks as we explore the Upside Down Kingdom