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!
 

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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 September 10, worship services return to their 10:45 am time slot.  Sunday School begins at 9:30 am on most Sundays; likewise, coffee generally follows worship.

Our Statement

     To love God, follow Jesus, and love all.
 
       
 
Upcoming Items:
We are collecting goodies for our yearly care packages for our college students.  Bags for our 8 students (and 1 adult) are in the front entry right now and will remain there through Sunday, October 22.  These packages are a combination of "thinking of you," "good luck with mid-terms," and "Happy Halloween" from your church family.  
  • October 15 - Sunday School at 9:30 am; Worship at 10:45 am
  • 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 19 - Session, 8 pm
  • October 21 - Memorial Service for Ralph Wisser; visitation at 10 am and service at 11 am.
  • October 22 - Sunday School at 9:30 am, Worship at 10:45 am
  • October 22 - 500 years of Reformation--special events at Toledo Collingwood Presbyterian Church, with worship at 4 pm, dinner (reservation needed), and finally "Beer & Hymns" at 7 pm.
  • October 22 - Last Sunday for College Kid Care Packages (Halloween goodies!)
  • October 25 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • October 25 - Choir practice resumes, 7 pm
  • October 26 - Caregivers Gathering, 7 pm - Caregiver Discussion
  • October 29 - Sesquicentennial & Reformation Celebration - POTLUCK!!!  Mark your calendars now.  We will dedicate a tree in memory of Susan Basinger as well.  
  • November   1 - All Saints Day Worship Service, 7 pm
  • November   1 - Choir practice, 8 pm
  • November   4 - Women's Breakfast, 9 am
  • November   7 - Worship at Meadows of Ottawa, 2 pm
  • November   8 - Bingo at Meadows of Ottawa, 2 pm
  • 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.
  • November 26 - Christ the King Sunday observance, communion (Rev. Ben's first communion service here!!)
  • November 29 - Bible Study, 6 pm
  • November 29 - Worship Committee, 6:50 pm
  • November 29 - Choir Practice, 7:10 pm

 

  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.