WEEKDAY PRAYER GATHERINGS Women’s Bible Studies to Begin…
They all joined together constantly in prayer... Acts 1:14 Tuesday, January 6th
A New Beginnings Brunch will be he
6:00AM Monday through Friday -OC House of Prayer (916 Linn Ave.)
Bev Carey will be concluding ou
8:00AM Monday: Moms in Touch for mothers of adult children - OCHP
Wednesday, January 7
Today’s Special Guest, Bev Carey will be sharing the final fall s
The ladies meet in room
Randy McCartney A new study, Restoring My Heart ...God's P
begin on Tuesday, Jan. 13th (9:00am) and W
Randy will be sharing an introduction as we walk through the Old Testament
during today’s morning services and lead a seminar this afternoon.
Study books will be available at
2:00 - 5:30PM (includes two breaks) January 6th & 7th or you may purchase
Seminar means no tedious note-taking or long, boring session. New ladies are always
Instead a highly creative and interactive learning adventure.
We would love to have you come and
This seminar is geared for Middle School Youth through Adults.
Questions? Call Laurel Grigg
Something for the whole family. Absolute fun is in store!
Childcare is available.
Walk Through the Bible study guides are being offered for only $11.
(OCEC is being a reduced rate.)
Please register and pick up your copy in the lobby after a service today.
Lost in Tran
Registration form in today’s bulletin.
by Dr S
OC Primetime Potluck Luncheon (for adults 55+)
Thursday, January 8th 12:00noon Men and women think, fe
Fellowship Center The differences can drive
accept our differences, som
A New Year With New Opportunity
Love In The Name Of Christ
— presented by Jean Cochran Steve Stephens is a fun guy to learn from
(...a freewill offering will be received) marriage and family therapist, seminar spea
host. Dr. Stephens is a member of the Amer
We look forward to having our senior adults start the new year with us!
the American Association of Marriage and F
For the potluck meal, those with their last name beginning with—
A-F bring a salad; G-L bring a dessert; M-Z bring a hot dish. author of twenty books, including the Lists t
Tami enjoy life in Clackamas with their three
Essence DATE NIGHT: a monthly night out with din
with your favorite person:
Monday, January 19 7-8:30pm
...a casual, informal, monthly meeting of women gathered together to chat, Make reservations: 1) At the restaurant of
share, and pray with other women. Drawing together to support and childcare and dessert (see below)
encourage one another in our day-to-day struggles, and celebrate triumphs of Child care at OCEC available at 6 PM (no
our busy and challenging lives. Childcare is provided
Enjoy a romantic dinner with your spouse
For more information contact: Cheryl Howell ~ 503 654-6695
Return to the Fellowship Center at 8:00PM
Women’s Ministry — Mug ‘n Muffin nurturing message (opportunity for donati
Saturday, January 24th 10:00AM On your way home at 9 PM
Featuring: Dianna Vermillion ...mission trip to Africa RSVP and/or questions call — Tom an
Did you know—
that items to appear in a Sunday bulletin must be submitted to the church
office by the Monday prior to the Sunday suggested? When using email,
send to firstname.lastname@example.org Subject Line: Bulletin Announcement
that you can now get the entire bulletin on the Friday prior to each Sunday
on the OCEC website? This will reduce the number of printed bulletins for Praise the Lord for His gracious provisio
our Sunday services and help us to be better stewards of our resources as 2008.
well as the impacting the environment. Praise the Lord for all who came to faith
that you can also find on the website, the note Pastor Tom wrote Thank the Lord for the generous giving
regarding the upcoming election for a new conference superintendent in close, and pray for those agencies and m
January? See bulletin on the home page at: www.ocec.net year-end giving.
that Reed David arrived on December 26th weighing in at 9 lbs. 4 oz.? Pray for all who face loss or insecurity
Reed is the first child of Dave & Debbie Klusmann. Dave & Carol Lucas downturn. Pray for those seeking empl
are his grandparents. Congratulations to all!
that the new cookbooks are back from the printer and ready for pick up?
Pray for our nation’s leaders; especially P
term of office, and President-elect Obama
Celebrate Recovery ...a Christ-centered, Biblical based 12-step program Ask the Lord to continue extending h
dealing with life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups! provision during 2009. Ask Him to show
Using eight principles based on the beatitudes, Celebrate Recovery is changing bless others and to build His Kingdom.
people’s lives and allowing them to step into God’s Grace. Pray for Dee Wanvig along with other m
Meeting each Thursday evening at 7:00PM at the family who are suffering from chronic ill
O.C. House of Prayer (916 Linn Avenue). from recent surgeries. And pray for thos
For more information, call Mike Cross at 503 867-3157 who have recently suffered the death of lo
or Dyann Miller at 503 557-7998.
Attention Married Women:
Church Prayer Focus—
Starting something new! Liz Dressel is hosting a salad potluck at 6:00pm on
Dayton Evangelical P
Monday, Jan. 12th at her home and we hope to make it a monthly event. The
Dryden Evangelical P
emphasis will be positive discussion on living the Book of Proverbs to His
glory. We welcome your input. Please RSVP to Diane Bliquez at Missionary Prayer Focus—
email@example.com. Mark & Annie Duhrkoop ~ Portl
Serving In Our Armed Forces
Pray for those from our church family or those who have relatives serving our
country in the Armed Forces and are away from home.
Tim Anderson-Marines Valiant Mueller-Army
Stewardship of God
Brent Hagen-Air Force
A.J. Asche-Army Nathan Phillips-Army
Mac Ashford-Marines Scott E. Pierce-Army
Jesse Atay- Marines David Rohrer-Army Thank you for your faithfulness in givin
Jeff Boone-Marines Douglas Rosenburg-Marine ministry through Oregon City
Chol & Heidi Kim-Air Force
Amanda Brush-Army Brandon E.Rouse-Marine
Michael Carlson-Air Force Justin Solem-Marine
A report of our financial receipts
Brian Christensen-Marines Nathan Tegeler-Air Force
Rocky LaChance-Air Force
Jeremy Delany-Army Rebecca Tucker-Navy
Kevin Larson-Air Force
Tim Delany-Army Chad VanDeWalker-Marines
Jacob Doolittle-Marines Stacey Virgin-Navy
Timothy J. Elwonger-Navy David Walt-Marine
Joseph Marugg- Marines
Keith Forsman-Marine Bill Weatherell-Army
Amy Gail Mason-Air Force
Jessica Fosburg-Air Force Cameron Workman-Marines
Back to Genesis (Genesis 1-12)
Taught by Horst Matschukat
Meeting in Fellowship Center - Room FC1
An in depth look at the creation narrative. Session titles include: Trusting
Scripture, Creation Out of Nothing, Thousands or Billions, Theories, and more.
Seminar Leader, Ran
9:45AM 2:00 - 5:30
Marriage Encounters/Mentor Couples (includes two br
Seminar means no tedious note-taki
Taught by Tom & Liz Dressel
Instead a highly creative and intera
Meeting in Fellowship Center - Room FC 1
Can you imagine giving an inheritance to another couple – a couple not related
to you? That’s exactly what you’ll be doing as a marriage encourager/mentor. This seminar is geared for Middle Sc
As you pour your wisdom into another couple who has not yet traveled the Something for the whole family.
distance you have in your own marriage, you’ll impart an invaluable gift that this
Childcare is av
couple would not receive on their own. We believe you’ll find it to be one of the
most rewarding activities your marriage will ever enjoy. A mentor couple is a
Walk Through the Bible study guides a
model, an encourager, and an imparter of knowledge, who are themselves
(Offered to OCEC at a
continually learning the art of togetherness. If you have been married for five or
Please register and pick up your copy in
more years you may qualify. Come find out.
Checks payable to
Financial Peace University
Taught by Sarah Loftis
Meeting in Fellowship Center - Room FC2
Two make-up classes will be held January 11th & 18th from our previous term.
Next class session begins January 25th. Are you interested in giving all you Name ____________________
can, saving all you can, and paying off debt? If so, please join us for Financial
Peace University! This class will equip you and your spouse as you seek to
glorify God with your personal finances. Come see how God can use His Phone ______ _____________
people when they commit their checkbooks to Him!
NOTE: Class attendees must purchase a FPU Student Kit by visiting
Age [ ] 11-18 [ ] 19-25 [ ] 2
Curriculum price is $100 (this includes shipping & handling). Please make the
(Please check one of
check out to OCEC and contact Sarah Loftis @ 503 632-3630 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. She will be placing the curriculum order. Partial
scholarships are available. Take this registration to
For those who pre-register this morn
The Book of Hebrews
will be at the entrance when you
Taught by Larry Griggs
Meeting in Fellowship Center - Room FC3
We will continue our study of the wonderful Book of Hebrews. For those of us
who started our study this Fall, I think we’ve had a great time. God has given ______________ _______________
us some tough assignments. He has also made some amazing promises. I
would heartily encourage each of us to continue discovering what else He has
for us. I would also invite anyone to join us as we resume on January 11th.