Archive for the ‘Congregational Life’ Category

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Advent: A Four Week Journey

Worship during the season of Advent leads us toward a meaningful Christmas. The Advent season begins four Sundays before Christmas, and marks a countdown toward the birth of Christ.  Over these four weeks, we’ll read from Scriptures that remind us of the hopeful waiting of God’s people for the arrival of The Messiah. Through the […]

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Stephen Ministry Training at OCC

Stephen Ministry extends the care given to those who are hurting. It’s a lay ministry led by members of Olmsted Community Church for our congregation and the community. Our Stephen Leaders, Jo Tucker and Sue Pray, are available to answer questions. Contact them to learn more about Stephen Ministry and how you can be involved.  […]

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95th Anniversary Celebration, Oct. 14

The anniversary of the merger of two congregations which formed Olmsted Community Church will be celebrated in worship on Sunday, October 14 at 10am.  Highlights of the celebration include a guest preacher, The Reverend Bob Molsberry of Columbus, Ohio.  Bob is the Conference Minister for the Ohio Conference of the United Church of Christ, and […]

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Our Mission Partner: The UCC

The United Church of Christ, a national denomination of over 1.3 million members, is our primary mission partner.  A hallmark of the UCC is an extravagant welcome, with an open table at communion and a celebration of the lifelong grace of baptism. No matter who you are, or where life’s journey has taken you, you’re […]

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Meet our newest members

Bill and Janelle Prada and their three children joined our church, becoming our newest members.  The three children received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Saturday, March 19. The Prada family are residents of Tiller Drive in Olmsted Township.  Janelle works as a medical transcriptionist for Southwest General Hospital, and Bill is a financial analyst […]