Messages from Ooltewah UMC

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Our Sunday messages are streamed live each Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. – You can watch our livestream on Facebook. Previous messages are available below and also on our Facebook page.

Messages from our Recovery @ Ooltewah services are also livestreamed on Facebook each Thursday at 6:15 p.m. while previous messages are available on our Recovery Facebook page.

You’ve been Voluntold

SERVE CAMPAIGN – Week 2 (May 29, 2016) Serve stories: BRANDON – 32 My life purpose as I now understand it is summed up in the words “living the reality of Christ.” This one statement has revolutionized my life. My personal values, giftings and experiences have led me to a passion for leading people to […]

Pleased To Serve

Acts 6:1–7 (NRSV) Now during those days, when the disciples were increasing in number, the Hellenists complained against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution of food. 2 And the twelve called together the whole community of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should neglect the […]

Empowering Vision

Empowered Vision Acts 2:12–21 (NIV) Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, “What does this mean?” 13 Some, however, made fun of them and said, “They have had too much wine.” 14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in […]

Honor Your Parents

Honor Your Parents Deuteronomy 5:16 (NRSV) Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God commanded you, so that your days may be long and that it may go well with you in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.   Live Long and Prosper. I have been a fan […]

Champions Of Family And Faith

Champions of Family and Faith Joshua 24:14–18 (NRSV) “Now therefore revere the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness; put away the gods that your ancestors served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. 15 Now if you are unwilling to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will […]

Raising Kids To Love God

Raising Kids to Love God Deuteronomy 6:4–9 (NIV) Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7 Impress […]

The Ideal Marriage

The Ideal Marriage Matthew 19:3–12 (NRSV) Some Pharisees came to him, and to test him they asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause?” 4 He answered, “Have you not read that the one who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female,’ 5 and said, ‘For […]

The Great Experiment

The Great Experiment Acts 4:32–37 (NRSV) Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. 33 With great power the apostles gave their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great […]

I Am The Ressurection

I am the Resurrection John 11:17–27 (NRSV) When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. 18 Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, some two miles away, 19 and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them about their brother. 20 When Martha heard that […]

I Am The Vine

I Am the Vine John 15:1–10 (NRSV) “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. 2 He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. 3 You have already been cleansed by the word that I have spoken […]