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Weekly Update for Sunday, October 25, 2020

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm we will be watching Episode 7 of The Chosen, titled “Invitations”.

Any gifts intended specifically for our lighting project may be designated “Sanctuary Lights”.

Franklin Graham has called for a day of prayer and fasting for our nation today, Sunday, Oct. 25th. Next Sunday, Nov. 1st, we will have a special time of prayer for our country in our morning worship service, and in the combined worship services with the West Central Baptist Association that evening. However you choose to pray, please remember to pray for our troubled country.

Next Sunday, Nov. 1st, our church will host the 50th Annual Meeting of the West Central Baptist Association. There will be 2 sessions: the first at 4 pm, followed by a dinner in our Fellowship Hall; then the second session after we eat. The sessions will consist of a time of worship; the presentation of Association matters; and a message. Pastor David will preach in the first session. Pastor Scott Kallem of New Life Baptist in Greencastle will preach in the second session. We have plenty of room to spread out in our sanctuary and worship together with our brothers and sisters in the W.C.B.A.

OCC Packing Party: Sunday, November 8, 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

Weekly Update for Sunday, October 4, 2020

There will be a Trustee Meeting this Sunday following the morning service.

There will be a Deacons Meeting this Tuesday evening, October 6th, at 6:30 pm.

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm in our Bible Study series Getting to Know the Bible Better we will look at the life of King David in Second Samuel. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

We now have a line item in our church budget specifically for the lighting project for our church sanctuary.

If you would be willing to serve on a board or committee for 2021, please contact a board or committee member. Church membership is required to serve on a board, but anyone who attends can serve on a committee.

Weekly Update for Sunday, September 20, 2020

This morning our preacher will be Rev. Chad Wilkin, director of the Baptist Collegiate Mission house at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

Tonight in the evening service Chad Wilkin will be bringing students from the BCM to lead the worship and give testimonies. Chad will also be sharing what’s been happening in the BCM ministry. Christian university students are on the front line in the conflict of cultures in our country. Come, encourage them, and be encouraged!

This Wednesday, Ted Wagner will be teaching the Bible Study at 6:30 pm. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

Sunday, September 27th our speaker will be Dr. Keith Gaddis of Terre Haute. Dr. Gaddis is a friend to our church and a dear friend and trusted counselor to Pastor David. He will be preaching in both the morning and evening services.

At the last meeting of the Official Board on August 16, 2020, it was voted to set up a separate account for our lighting fund. This is in response to those who asked about contributing specifically to new lights in our sanctuary.

Weekly Update for Sunday, August 30, 2020

Operation Christmas Child (Shoebox) Postage offering: this Sunday, following the morning service near the Welcome Center.

In our Evensong evening service we sing together for about twenty minutes before the message, accompanied only by, guitar. Come lift up your voices with us and sing to the Lord!

This Wednesday in the series Getting to know the Bible Better, our focus will be the book of Judges.

Weekly Update for Sunday, August 23, 2020

In our Evensong evening service we sing together for about twenty minutes begore the message, accompanied only by, guitar. Come lift up your voices with us and sing to the Lord!

This Wednesday we will resume the series Getting to know the Bible Better. Our focus will be the book of Joshua.

Operation Christmas Child (Shoebox) Postage offering: Sunday, August 30 following the morning service near the Welcome Center.

Weekly Update for Sunday, August 16, 2020

The Quarterly Official Board Meeting is scheduled for this Sunday afternoon at 4:30 pm. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall in order to practice social distancing.

Come Sunday evening for Evensong. Before the evening message we will sing together for about twenty minutes continuously, accompanied only by acoustic guitar. Come enjoy the evening light through the stained glass windows, and lift up your voices with us in our wonderful sanctuary.

This Wednesday we are taking a break from the series Getting to Know the Bible Better, and showing an episode of The Chosen. Wednesday’s episode will be The Wedding Gift, about Jesus’ miracle at the wedding in Cana of Galilee.