Archive for the ‘Congregational Life’ Category

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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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Mardi Gras Jazz Worship

Join us for a very special worship service celebrating the Christian tradition of Mardi Gras. Olmsted Community Church holds this annual jazz worship service on the Sunday before the somber season of Lent begins–this year on Sunday, February 7–and celebrates in style! The Hymns of Dixie Jazz Band will lead us in Dixieland style and […]

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Chili Cookoff, January 24 @ 4pm

Our annual Chili Cookoff will be held Sunday, January 24 beginning at 4 pm. It’s a great time of fellowship with terrific food–many varieties of chili will be available, often including mild, spicy, vegetarian, and poultry options. The goal of the cookoff is to create fellowship and to raise funds for church outreach programs. There […]

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Lenten Supper & Study

“Bread and Broth” is the name of our Lenten supper and study program. All are welcome. We meet at 6pm in Fellowship Hall for a light soup and bread supper (by donation), followed by prayers, songs, and an exploration of the Scriptures. This year we are focusing on the “I Am” sayings of Jesus, using […]

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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.  […]