Advent Calendar

Posted by occwebsite
30th Nov 2021
Advent Calendar 24 things to do this advent season we will post one each day leading up to Christmas on the OCCWEB facebook page Or you can download the whole sheet Advent2021-Calendar

Nov 28 – Advent 1

Posted by occwebsite
28th Nov 2021
welcome This is the beginning of Advent... the 4 Sundays that lead us up to Christmas. we are called into God’s presence we are called to be together we are called to wait with God we are called to serve & bless others – those who are part of God’s kingdom and those who have not yet responded to God’s grace God’s people at OCC are meeting on-line – that’s

Advent

Posted by occwebsite
27th Nov 2021
 Advent begins Sunday, 28 November join us in-person | 10am @ OCC | 64 colborne st e, orillia, on or on-line | occweb.org

Into the Scripture – Nov 28

Posted by occwebsite
26th Nov 2021
Ways Into Sunday’s Scripture from OCC Each week during Advent, on Fridays, I will offer some ways into Sunday’s Scripture to help us grow, mature, and be formed or shaped spiritually. Sunday’s Scripture An introduction to the text THEOLOGY – a theological question to get us thinking beyond the surface VISUAL ART – a piece of visual art to mediate on MUSIC – a musical interpretation of the text or

Pack a Shoebox

Posted by occwebsite
19th Oct 2021
Don't forget to pick up a Shoebox to pack... they are due back by Sunday, November 14 What Goes in My Shoebox? “Wow” Item Delight a kid! Start with a medium to large item that will capture the child’s attention the instant he or she opens the box. Ideas include: Soccer ball with pump, toys (puppets, trucks, etc.), doll, musical instrument. Other Suggestions Toys: Include items that children will immediately

PRESENCE | 27 December

Posted by occwebsite
27th Dec 2020
welcome We are glad you are here. We trust and pray that as you read and listen that you will be blessed. On this the 1st Sunday after Christmas. we are continuing in our series: THIS  Changes Everything. We encourage you to take a few minutes as you prepare to watch the video sit still, breathe in, breath out a couple of times invite the Lord to make himself present with

Advent Scripture Reading

Posted by occwebsite
23rd Dec 2020
24 December Isaiah 9:6 23 December Isaiah 9:2-5 22 December Luke 2:25-35 21 December Matthew 2:1-2 20 December Luke 2:4-7 19 December Matthew 1:22-23 18 December Matthew 1:18-21 17 December Luke 1:57-66 16 December Luke 1:46-56 15 December Luke 1:39-45 14 December Luke 1:26-38 13 December John 1:14 12 December John 1:10-13 11 December Zechariah 6:12-13 10 December Isaiah 11:1-5 9 December Isaiah 40:1-5 8 December Genesis 3:15 7 December

Advent 1 | Peace | 29 November

Posted by occwebsite
29th Nov 2020
welcome We are glad you are here. We trust and pray that as you read and listen that you will be blessed. Today we start our Advent series: THIS Changes Everything. We encourage you to take a few minutes as you prepare to watch the video sit still, breathe in, breath out a couple of times invite the Lord to make himself present with you as you watch –

Grace and Peace

Posted by occwebsite
28th Nov 2020
The Apostle Paul knew he needed to write a difficult letter to his friends in Corinth. The church in Corinth was having a difficult time. They were arguing a lot. They were deeply divided. Their members came from different backgrounds, with different gifts and beliefs. They argued about justice and worship. They were experiencing a lot of uncertainty. Paul wanted to remind them that even though they were experiencing these

Advent is coming soon

Posted by occwebsite
20th Nov 2020
Next Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent. Advent is about... waiting, getting ready preparing All of these things are not easy in a rush, rush world. All of these things are necessary in a rush, rush world. Watch for some resources to help us on this journey.