242 Thursdays

242 Thursdays

What is “242”? In Acts 2:42 it says, “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.” It’s simply, what the church is all about in a nutshell. Starting Thusday, June 8, as small groups...
Former Series: The Pillars of Belief

Former Series: The Pillars of Belief

We just finished our series on Sundays called “The Pillars of Belief”. Christianity in general had strayed off course by the 1500’s and thankfully there were those who stood against incredible opposition to call for a reformation back to the Truths...
VBS 2017: Operation Arctic

VBS 2017: Operation Arctic

Summer Fun is around the corner!   Operation Arctic VBS, hosted by Orchard Community Church, is a great way for your K-5th grader to start their summer fun! With the Operation Arctic VBS 2017 theme, your kids will warm up to the Bible as they explore the coolest Book...
Weekly Connect E-mail

Weekly Connect E-mail

Sign Up Today Stay connected through the week and find out what is happening at OCC by signing up to our “Weekly Connect” E-mail. Each week we send out at least one e-mail that contains all the pertinent information happening in the life of the church...
OCC Membership

OCC Membership

A common question that is asked (or should be asked) is, “How do I become a member of the church?” The short and best answer is this: if you are a Christian, you are already a member of God’s family, the church. There is no such thing as a...
Men: Finish Well, But Keep Running

Men: Finish Well, But Keep Running

Today, March 31st, it the last day of Tim Challies “31 Days of Purity” challenge. Many of our OCC men accepted the challenge and my prayer is that they finish well. However, just because the challenge is technically over – we need to keep running....

Looking Back at 2013 and Ahead to 2014

This amazing verse was a part of my devotions through Psalms recently and is fitting while  I was thinking back on 2013:          Ps. 65:11, “You crown your year with your bounty; your wagon tracks overflow with abundance.” There’s nothing really magical about the...

Creeds, Confessions & Catechisms

On Sunday, August 25,  in my sermon Church Building, I illustrated that the Christian church has benefitted greatly over the years by the various creeds, confessions and catechisms found within it’s history. Someone told me afterward that I had defined all three and...