Zoom Communion

We are going to do communion together online

Prepare your own cup and bread. It doesn’t have to be fancy or it can be.
Bake your own bread, squeeze your own grapes.
We have had communion using…

  • wine / juice & bread
  • grape & cracker [great for a large or outdoor gathering]
  • raisin bread [an all in one solution, that we used on a hike]

Date: Sunday, 19 July
Time: 6:30pm

Join Zoom Meeting: Link

Meeting ID: 995 4454 1247
Password: 4LKzLR

 

 

Praying – 10 July

Pray that every follower of Jesus connected to OCC will minister in the Spirit…

Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 5:18-20

Praying – 9 July

Pray that we (as individuals, as OCC, as the church in Orillia, and as the worldwide church) will not try to serve God by doing religious stuff in our own strength, but will understand what the will of God is and serve him in and through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 5:17-20

Human Trafficking webinar

SIM Canada is holding a webinar on Human Trafficking.

Date: 9 July

Time: 9pm EDT (45minutes)

2 speakers: Sarah in NZ, is SIM’s global expert on this, and John C, in Canada is one of our Canada Field Missionaries who is very much involved. The webinar will include time for Q&A and discussion.

Webinar signup: Here’s a link to the webinar sign up which also includes some more information.

Praying – 8 July

Pray that followers of Jesus would continue to learn to walk in the Spirit just as they received him into their lives. Pray that all followers of Jesus (including ourselves) would recognize that grace and maturity does not come by keeping an external law but by walking in the Spirit

2 I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by believing what you heard?
5 So again I ask, does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you by the works of the law, or by your believing what you heard?
Galatians 3:2, 5

Praying – 7 July

Pray that followers of Jesus would stop thinking that they are not good enough, or spiritual enough, or _______ enough, to be filled with God’s Spirit. But will pray (talk with God) and open themselves to all that God has for them.

After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly. Acts 4:31

Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit Ephesians 5:18

Zoom Group

We all want to make better decisions and live with fewer regrets.

We are constantly confronted with decisions we never anticipated having to make. To complicate matters further, the time frame for making a decision is often short and our options limited. So, what do you do when it’s your move and you aren’t sure what to do.

Join us for this 4 week study.

Here’s the zoom link

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/92246718818?pwd=eEdXaTc4Vk03M1kyL0pPQk5WTmN6dz09

Meeting ID: 922 4671 8818
Password: 455757

Praying – 6 July

When Paul and Silas were imprisoned in Philippi, for preaching the gospel, God shook everything loose that kept them away from the ministry God had called them to and shook everything that kept the jailer locked in unbelief.

Pray that God will shake loose everything that keeps believers from walking in faith and obedience.

Pray that God will shake loose everything that keeps those who are not following Jesus locked in their unbelief.

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose. The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself because he thought the prisoners had escaped. But Paul shouted, “Don’t harm yourself! We are all here!”

The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas. He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” Acts 16:25-30

July 5 – Parables of Mustard Seed & Yeast

welcome to OCC online

We are glad you are here…

We trust and pray that as you read and listen that you will be blessed.
Take a few minutes as you prepare to watch the video

  • to be still
  • to be aware of the Lord’s presence with you, over the next few minutes
  • to prepare your heart to listen and receive.
  • Read Psalm 42 as you enter into worship.

worship and message

This morning The Adams: Dan, Sue, Sophie and Casey are leading us in worship.
Pastor Mike leads us in looking at the parables of the Mustard Seed and Yeast from Matthew 13:31-35  (and also, Mark 4:31-34, Luke 13:18-21).

Here’s a link to some reflection questions

Next week we will be looking at the Parable of the Wheat and the Weeds.
You can read this parable in Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

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Post your questions & reflections in the comments.

giving

Thank you for your faithful and generous giving.
Because of your generosity, we have been able to give to the Sharing Place Food Bank, FSA – relief work in the Afar, Greenhaven Women’s Shelter, as well as to a network of churches that help with benevolence requests.

You can find all the ways you can give here.

prayer

Sunday nights @ 6:30pm we gather in a zoom room to pray.
As we see what is happening in our world – we need more than ever to pray.
Join us tonight… or if you can’t send us a prayer request: email prayer request.

Join Zoom Prayer Meeting

Meeting ID: 995 4454 1247
Password: 4LKzLR

benediction

God, give us faith to believe the truth
And the courage to ask why

Give us joy in life’s fulfilment
And the courage to cry

God give us the strength to carry others
And the courage to ask for help

Give us grace towards holiness
And the courage to confess our guilt

Father show us a bigger picture
Jesus play us a longer song
Holy Spirit put us on a road that’s deeper
Than the one we’re on.

AMEN

Praying – 5 July

We live in a world that continually encourages us to live in our own power and strength.
Pray that every follower of Jesus will recognize that we can only live the way that God wants us to, when we are dependent on his power and strength, as we lean on the Spirit.

For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh—though I myself have reasons for such confidence. Philippians 3:3-4

This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty. Zechariah 4:6