Tuesday Morning Bible Study

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The Fall “Tuesday Morning” Bible Study starts September 11th, 9:30 am in the fellowship hall.  “Discerning the Voice of God” by Priscilla Shirer in 7 video sessions – Sign up at the information table or at your OnRealm account.  Study Guides will be available the 1st day of class for $13.00 each.





Wednesday Evening Ladies’ Bible Study – begins September 19th

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The Ladies Wednesday Evening Bible Study will start on September 19th at 6:30 pm in the ladies classroom in the church.  They will be studying the 12 Women of the Bible.  The Fall session will be the 1st 3 of the 6 women and then the remaining 3 women will start in Spring of 2019.  Sign up at the information table if you plan to attend.  Thank You.


Pasta and Prayer

LIFE LESSONS FROM AN ITALIAN PRAYER WARRIOR – SEPTEMBER 14TH   6:00 PM

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Ladies, do you feel like you are moving forward with God?  Maybe? Slowly? Cautiously? Do you long to be free to run with God?  To be on fire?!  Come and learn from the life of the “Audacious Molly Bruno”.  She was the inspiration for Miss Clara in “War Room”.  The producer said he will always remember seeing Priscilla Shirer down on her knees crying as Molly prayed with her over the phone.  Molly’s daughter, Marie, will share her mother’s adventures, advice and life lessons.  Marie is an author, singer, speaker, and pastor’s wife.  She has hosted her own TV show and written over 400 magazine articles.  Come join us on September 14th for a free dinner and evening with humor and encouragement.


Knitting

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If you enjoy knitting or would like to learn, come and join this group of ladies who have a good time serving others! The Agape knitters meet at 10:00 am the first and third Mondays of each month at a members home, making prayer shawls, scarves and hats for our Room in the Inn Ministry as well as other projects.  Questions?  Call the church at 615.794.7403


Blanket Ministry

OVER 10,000. BLANKETS MADE AS OF JANUARY 2018!

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Lynda Buchanan was a part of a home sewing group in 2011 that decided to make blankets for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Centennial Hospital. A grandson of a friend in the group,Thomas McGregor, had passed away there. For 4 years the group averaged 1200 blankets a year. In 2014, the Blanket Ministry began their work at Oak Valley. Forty volunteers meet four times a year and do 1600 blankets every year. That is over 10,000 blankets over the years. In between church workdays many volunteers take blankets home to sew, wash, and iron. The church has included this ministry in their budget since 2015 which is approximately half of the cost that is needed so the ministry is dependent on donations from those moved by the Lord. Lynda feels very blessed for both the budget amount and the donations the ministry receives. She is very grateful to the church members for their financial help, physical support, and hard work.  On January 22 they prepared 400 blankets that Lynda brought to the hospital the next day.  A beautiful reflection of God’s love in these volunteers!

ANOTHER 400 BLANKETS WERE SEWN AND PREPARED AT THE JULY 23RD WORKSHOP! 

THE NEXT BLANKET MINISTRY WORKSHOP IS SCHEDULED MONDAY, OCTOBER 22ND FROM 9:30 AM TO 2:00 PM IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL.  LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED!

“He took the children in His arms, put His hands on them and blessed them”. Mark 10:16


Loving Hearts Home Bound Ministry

Do you have a loved one or know of someone who is homebound or living in an assisted living facility who would welcome a visit, call, or cards?  This ministry reaches out to those who are in need of God’s love through a special touch from His people.  Let us know who could benefit from this ministry.  Also, if you are interested in participating as well, contact Becky O’Steen at 615.791.0693


Prayer Chain

Because we are confident that God answers prayer, we are a praying church. If you have a prayer concern, you may call the church office (794-7403) or email us at ovbc@oakvalleybaptist.org to activate our prayer chain.


Ladies Prayer Warriors Hour of Prayer

If you have an emergency, illness or any crisis for yourself, a loved one, or a friend, contact the Ladies Prayer Warriors (794-7403) to have a day of prayer schedule.