We met with Rev. Ben, worshipped together, and voted our approval on June 18.
Ben assumed his duties officially on August 1, 2017.  We look forward to his ordination on November 19.
Thanks be to God!
 
We are taking donations for hygiene kits and for PDA (Presbyterian Diaster Assistance.  Our goal is 118 kits and we are well on our way.  Keep those kits coming, folks!!  Deadline for cash donations is September 24.
 

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Welcome to Ottawa Presbyterian Church! 

 
Located at 150 North Oak on the corner of East Third Street and Oak Street. 
Telephone:  (419) 523-3694
Beginning May 28, worship services start at 9:45 am.  A light continental breakfast is available at 9:00 am as an extra treat.  Sunday School does not meet during the summer.  We follow this schedule through Labor Day weekend in September.

Our Statement

     To love God, follow Jesus, and love all.
 
       
 
Upcoming Items:
  • September 17 - Sunday School resumes; return to Fall/Winter schedule with Sunday School at 9:30 am and Worship at 10:45 am.
  • September 19 - Presbytery Meeting, 3 pm, in Monroe, MI
  • September 20 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • September 21 - Caregivers Gathering, 7 pm - Community Resources
  • September 21 - Session, 8 pm (not 7 pm)
  • September 22 - Funeral Visitation for Dave Crawfis, 3 to 8 pm
  • Septmeber 23 - Celebration of life of J. David Crawfis, 2 pm.  (Visitation one hour prior)
  • September 26 - Newsletter Deadline, 9 am
  • September 27 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • September 28 - OPW Quarter Auction at Schroeder Center for the Arts, 7 pm (but come early)
  • October   1 - World Communion Sunday  (Yes, we will be able to celebrate communion that day!)
  • October   4 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • October   5 - Caregivers Gathering, 7 pm - Legal & Financial Questions from Caregivers
  • October   7 - Cincinnati Train Ride (Field Trip!!).  Leave church by 2 pm.  Coach car about $40; Dinner Car about $100 for meal and tip.  See Janie or www.cincinnatrailway.com/idinnertrain for more information.
  • October   8 -  Highway Clean-up after worship
  • October 11 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • October 12 - Caregivers Gathering, 7 pm - Finding Peace & Joy while Caregiving
  • October 18 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • October 18 - Music & Worship Committtee, 7 pm
  • October 19 - Caregivers Gathering, 7 pm - Taking Care of the Caregiver
  • October 25 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • October 25 - Choir practice resumes, 7 pm
  • October 26 - Caregivers Gathering, 7 pm - Caregiver Discussion
  • October 29 - Sesquicentennial Celebration
  • November   1 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • November   4 - Women's Breakfast, 9 am
  • November   8 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • November 15 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • November 19 - Stewardship Sunday
  • November 19 - Ordination of Rev. Ben Shaw.  Delaware , OH--more details to follow.  After that service, Rev. Ben will be "official" in a number of areas and will be able to serve communion.

 

  Also:

ONGOING PROJECT:  Food Pantry--needs the following:  Mixed vegetables, kidney beans, creamed corn, boxed and bagged pasta (but not spaghetti), fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges, pineapple (all varieties).  The office at Trinity is open Monday-Thursday 9 am to 2 pm and items can be dropped off during those times.  ADDITION--Boxed Cereal of all kinds!

      


    You may contact our church using the office phone (419) 523-3694.  You may also email our minister Rev. Ben Shaw (revben@ottawapresby.org) secretary (secretary@ottawapresby.org), our financial secretary (finsec@ottawapresby.org), our treasurer (treasurer@ottawapresby.org) or our webmaster (webmaster@ottawapresby.org).

    You can also find our church through Facebook (Ottawa Presbyterian Church), Twitter (@ottawapres), and Instagram (ottawapres).

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    Daily devotionals are available throughout the year at d365.  Check it out--along with the great music that is included.