OCCKids

Posted by occwebsite
25th Mar 2020
A little help for you this week. As we begin to settle in for what could very possibly be a long haul of physical isolation I just wanted to pass along some resources for you and your family. Hopefully, you got my email last week but if not I have included some resources to help you lead your family spiritually and I am including some ideas so that you can

Songs of Worship

Posted by occwebsite
25th Mar 2020
What songs are ministering to you... sustaining you... helping you remain focused... in these days? Post your song in the comments, along with why that song is meaningful.

Reading & Studying

Posted by occwebsite
25th Mar 2020
A month ago, many said they didn't have time to read and study the Bible. many said they didn't have time to pray. many said they didn't have time to call someone. many said they didn't have time to practice stillness. Let's not waste this time What new or renewed habits are you practicing?  

Deuteronomy 31:8

Posted by occwebsite
25th Mar 2020
The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.

Prayer – March 29

Posted by occwebsite
24th Mar 2020
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and the World Evangelical Alliance are inviting Canadians and churches to a Global Day of Prayer and Fasting as part of the Church response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As our country grapples with COVID-19, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada is praying for our churches, our government, church leaders and our friends and neighbours. We invite you to do the same. In days like

ESSENTIALS

Posted by occwebsite
24th Mar 2020
On Monday, 23 March, the Ontario Government released a list of essential services that can remain open during the recent closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We often say things like, “I going to the store to pick up some essentials. Coffee, milk, bread.” Our to-do lists are filled with essential items. Now we hear, “all nonessential travel is to be postponed.” People are out of work because workplaces are closed: Nonessential.

OCCYouth – 1

Posted by occwebsite
24th Mar 2020
An introduction to the book of John as we begin a three-week journey together. I would encourage you to make comments and ask questions below so we can support one another and stay connected to one another as well.

1 John 4:18

Posted by occwebsite
24th Mar 2020
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.

Praying for children & families

Posted by occwebsite
23rd Mar 2020
As we enter the first week of no school after March Break... let's be praying for our children and families. Prayer for... the wisdom in establishing new schedules; the juggling of schedules, because everything is changing; the adjustments of working from home with kids; for children who exhibit changed behaviour, because of physical distancing and the changes associated with that... i.e. fear of being alone, bad dreams, loss of bladder/bowel

1 Corinthians 1:3-6

Posted by occwebsite
23rd Mar 2020
May all the gifts and benefits that come from God our Father, and the Master, Jesus Christ, be yours. Every time I think of you—and I think of you often!—I thank God for your lives of free and open access to God, given by Jesus. There’s no end to what has happened in you—it’s beyond speech, beyond knowledge. The evidence of Christ has been clearly verified in your lives.