Sermon Notes 9/19/21 “Apostles Arrested”

The Book of Acts Series #9 9/19/21The Birth and Expansion of the Church of Jesus Christ “…you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.”Acts 1:8 (NASB)Introduction – The transitional nature of the Book of Acts 1:1-5 I. Christian witness in Jerusalem 1:6-8:3A. The Risen Lord …

FY 22 Church Leadership Selection Slate

OCEANSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH FY 22 Church Leadership Selection Slate October 2021—September 2022This 2021/22 proposed leadership slate has been approved by the Church Board and is being presented for your prayerful considera- tion prior to the OCC Congregational Meeting.Upon the recommendation of the Church Board, the Nominating Committee was duly appointed at the Congregational Business Meeting on May 30, 2021, and …

Sermon Notes 8/29/21 “Walk by Faith-But Count the Cost”

Series: Living with the Reality of the Covid19-D Resurgence #6 How do we do that?“For I am not ashamed of the gospel…for in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, ‘the righteous man shall LIVE BY FAITH.’”Romans 1:16-17 (cf. Habakkuk 2:4)Background This message is built on the foundation of a 12-part series …

Sermon Notes 8/22/21 “Super Slow Mo Miracles”

After thorough sanitization and cleaning, we reopened the church for worship last Sunday.  It was great to have our Audio/Visual team back in action after 3 weeks of DIY streaming.  With much caution, we had a small number of people in person for worship.  With the exception of Rick, all of our people who have been hit with Covid have …

Additional Detailed 8/15/21 Sermon Notes

“Are Miracles for Today?”“…and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick…”James 5:15a (NASB)Key x-References – The purpose of “signs” and “miracles” and relevance for todayActs 4:14-16 (NASB) A “sign” is basically a “noteworthy miracle” “And seeing the man who had been healed standing with them, they had nothing to say in reply. But when they …

Sunday 8/15/21, Sermon Notes #2, “Are Miracles For Today?”

This week we are spending time sanitizing and cleaning the church building in preparation for the reopening this coming Sunday morning.  Covid affected 28 members of our congregation with 3 remaining in the hospital, including Rick who is still in critical condition.  We continue to pray for all those touched by this invasive and contagious virus.  It has been a difficult …

Sunday, 8/15/21, Message Notes

Covid-19D Series (Revised) July 25—August 29, 2021Recent events have prompted me to do some serious personal and theological soul- searching on several subjects that I haven’t thought about deeply for some time. Since many of you have expressed similar issues and questions lately, I decided to table our jaunt through the Book of Acts and share some of what I’ve …

Livestream Update

If you missed today’s excellent & much-needed sermon, you can watch it on the Oceanside Community Church Facebook page. The sound booth team plans to be back in action by next Sunday, so they’ll be live-streaming the service to the website. Hallelujah!