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Lenten Study 2017

March 10, 2017

Study Sermons More in Depth During Lent

Beginning March 5, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Get more in depth after the sermon, and be part of a discussion group! This Lenten Study Group will take a closer look at specific topics from the sermon during Lent. Discussion groups will begin Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.

Discussion material will also be posted on the Pastor’s blog each week for your self-study.

BE SURE TO SIGN UP! There must be at least six people for the class to be given.

Sign Up Here


Lenten Challenge 2017Make a Difference During Lent

March 5 – April 10, 2017

Don’t just give up something, make a difference! The Lenten Challenge begins March 5, 2017, and runs through April 10, 2017.

The challenge is this: each week during Lent, cut back on something and bring $1.00 to church. At the end of Lent, we will divide the funds among these three places:

  • Ministry in the church: 33% will fund an OGUMC children/youth outreach event.
  • Ministry in the community: 33% will go toward a need at Oak Point Elementary or Cross Oaks Elementary.
  • Ministry in the world: 34% will go toward Missional Outreach. These funds help with ministry with the poor and our efforts to improve global health.

Thank you in advance for your participation during Lent. The more we give, the more we can help!

The Lenten Challenge begins March 5, 2017, and runs through April 10, 2017.


Begin Lent by recognizing Ash Wednesday on March 1, 2017. Come and go ashes will be offered from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with scripture reading at noon. The Ash Wednesday Service will be at 5:00 p.m.

John 3:16

God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him won’t perish but will have eternal life.