offering for well project

Posted by occwebsite
16th Mar 2019
On Sunday March 24 a special offering will be received to help complete the well project in Uganda

Lent – Luke

Posted by occwebsite
06th Mar 2019
We are reading the Gospel of Luke this Lenten season. Today, 6 March, we begin with Luke 1:1-45 Here is the reading schedule 

bless kids in Guatemala

Posted by occwebsite
21st Feb 2019
Ray and Brenda are going to Guatemala on March Break to see Emily and Carlos. (Woohoo! I think they are excited!) They would like to take a suitcase of items to bless the kids they connect with in the rural villages around Antigua. The items needed are: school supplies, tooth brushes, tooth paste. If you'd like to be involved in this project, feel free to drop off any of these items

Lent 2019

Posted by occwebsite
19th Feb 2019
Lent is that season of the year that the church has used to help us understand the journey of faith and Jesus' journey to the Cross and to resurrection. Here are the key dates for 2019. Shrove Tuesday | 5 March Ash Wednesday | 6 March Palm Sunday | 14 April Maundy Thursday | 18 April Good Friday | 19 April Easter Sunday | 21 April As part of  Lent

The discipline or practice or prayer of examen

Posted by occwebsite
11th Feb 2019
We talked about the discipline or practice or prayer of examen on Sunday. Here is the basic outline. Use it as a way of being present in God's presence. Recall God I believe I am in your presence and that you love me Gratitude God as I look at the gifts of the day, I give you thanks, because you are the source and the giver of these gifts Grace Spirit of

Griefshare

Posted by occwebsite
08th Feb 2019
GriefShare offers help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend 13 weeks beginning Thursday 7 March 7pm

Gratitude 4

Posted by occwebsite
04th Feb 2019
We get our life (our value, worth, significance, security) from Jesus. "We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith” (Hebrews 12:1-2 NLT)

gratitude 3

Posted by occwebsite
28th Jan 2019
Gratitude finds its root in the Latin word “gratis” which is where we get the word grace. It means finding the good in all things. Everything we have, we’ve been given. That begins with the very breath in our lungs. In every situation, we have the choice to be grateful. Contrary to popular belief, gratitude is not a feeling or an emotion, it is a choice. As we begin to understand what we’ve

gratitude

Posted by occwebsite
27th Jan 2019
Playing the comparison game is one of the things human beings do best. We spend a lot of our time comparing our capacities and careers and possessions to other people, wishing ours was different, or more. But what we don’t realize is, we’re only envying people’s presumed happiness. We’re only comparing ourselves with people’s idealized versions of themselves. And we have no idea what’s going on inside of others. And