Calling all "Ding-a-lings" ringers.  Ottawa Presby is ringing bells for the Salvation Army's "Christmas in July" this week on Thursday July 24 and Friday July 25.  See you at Kohls Market and Wal-Mart.  Ho!  Ho!  Ho!
....and please keep Pastor Lynn in your prayers as she takes two more of her Ordination Exams on July 25.
Welcome to Ottawa Presbyterian Church! 
Located at 150 North Oak on the corner of East Third Street and Oak Street. 
Telephone:  (419) 523-3694
Sunday Worship services begin at 9:45 am.  Breakfast begins earlier at 9 am.   (We are on our summer schedule through Labor Day Weekend)

We are

  • Sustained by our faith
  • Supported by our families
  • Renewed through our fellowship
  • Filled with hope for our future

 Pastor Lynn Bova is serving as our temporary lay pastor.  Her goal is to be in the office two days each week. 
During much of August, Pastor Lynn will be on vacation from her long list of part-time jobs.  She will be in Ottawa on the following days from now through the end of August:
     Wednesday-7/23 (Session), Thursday-7/24, Monday-7/28, Wednesday-7/30, Tuesday-8/5, Wednesday-8/6.  And then it's time to pack for a well-deserved trip! 
     Pastor Lynn will return to the pulpit on Sunday, August 31.
You may also contact Pastor Lynn by email at or cell phone (419) 297-8539.
 Pint-size Presbies go Pickin'
Upcoming Items:
  • July 20 - Christmas in July ornament making after church
  • July 22 - Newsletter deadline
  • July 23 - Session Meeting (7 pm)
  • July 24 & 25 - Christmas in July Salvation Army bell ringing at Wal-Mart & Kohls Market
  • July 25 - Pastor Lynn takes Ordination Exams (prayers would be appreciated, folks!)
  • August 3 - Outdoor Worship at "Happy Acres" along with communion.  Also Food Pantry Sunday.  TIME CHANGE:  10:45 instead of 9:45!!  (Why?  because we're having a carry-in lunch that day, too!)  Bring a dish to share, lawn chairs, games (?)...and most importantly--YOURSELF!
  • August 10 - Message given by Jeff &/or Amy R.
  • August 17 - Message by Jodi Y.
  • August 21 - Field trip to KitchenAid in Greenville, OH
  • August 24 - Message by Diane B.
  • August 24 - Highway Clean-up after church.  Please come to worship dressed in your workclothes
  • September 4 - Field trip to "Josiah for President" in Shipshewana, IN
  • September 7 - Sunday School resumes, Fall Schedule resumes
  • September 13 - Women's Breakfast (9 am)
  • ONGOING PROJECTS:  Collecting baby food & diapers (size 5, 6, & 7) for Food Pantry during worship; Sunday School supplies are needed.  See bulletin board in Fellowship Hall


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