no services at OCC

Posted by occwebsite
20th Mar 2020
Dear OCCers, We will not be meeting together for the next few weeks (until at least April 19). Our Leadership Team, following the Ministry of Health, will evaluate the situation on an on-going basis. Follow OCC updates for details on how we are going to work together over this next season, even while we can’t meet face to face. We will not be live-streaming our service. But we will be

Praying for…

Posted by occwebsite
20th Mar 2020
Every few days we will post some specific things to be praying for. We want to start by praying for all those working in health care and related fields. doctors nurses nurse-practitioners technicians cleaning staff administrators PSWs pharmacists and so many more We also want to pray for those in hospital and nursing homes who now have far less contact with family and friends. As well we want to pray

Psalm 99:1-5

Posted by occwebsite
20th Mar 2020
The Lord reigns,     let the nations tremble; he sits enthroned between the cherubim,     let the earth shake. Great is the Lord in Zion;     he is exalted over all the nations. Let them praise your great and awesome name—     he is holy. The King is mighty, he loves justice—     you have established equity; in Jacob you have done     what is just and right. Exalt the Lord our God     and worship at his footstool;     he is holy.

Sunday March 22

Posted by occwebsite
19th Mar 2020
OCC will not be meeting together this Sunday or for the next few weeks (until at least April 19). Watch this page for details on how we are going to build community over these next weeks, even while we can't meet face to face. We will not be streaming a service. We will be creating video, graphic and written content to enable us to enter into worship, to dig into

COVID-19 information

Posted by occwebsite
19th Mar 2020
It's important that we make decisions based on correct information. Stay informed. Please review recommendations from experts at Public Health and the Ontario Ministry of Health frequently. New information is coming quickly and it is important that our community stays up to date on the latest recommendations. Locally, this link at Orillia Matters is posting health updates as well as updates on what is open and closed. Social distancing is difficult

Romans 15:13

Posted by occwebsite
19th Mar 2020
I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.

1 Peter 4:12-13

Posted by occwebsite
18th Mar 2020
Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. Instead, be very glad—for these trials make you partners with Christ in his suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing his glory when it is revealed to all the world.

Psalm 89:34-37

Posted by occwebsite
17th Mar 2020
No, I will not break my covenant; I will not take back a single word I said. I have sworn an oath to David, and in my holiness I cannot lie: His dynasty will go on forever; his kingdom will endure as the sun. It will be as eternal as the moon, my faithful witness in the sky!” Selah

Psalm 46:1-11

Posted by occwebsite
16th Mar 2020
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High. God is in the