Messages from Ooltewah UMC

New to the area? Wondering what a message is like at OUMC? Miss a message from Sunday? Wanting to go deeper in a particular message?

Our messages our designed to honor God and be relevant in our lives. We hope that you will take a moment to explore what God might have to say to you.

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.

What You Do Matters

What is driving your life? Is it fear? Resentment? A yearning for achievement, recognition and success? One can reach the pinnacle of worldly success and still experience feelings of emptiness and despair. “In Christ” we find our true, God-given purpose and in the process, experience deeper levels of peace and significance. Track along with this […]

Divine Comfort

Most of us think of the Holy Spirit as divine Power. The story of Pentecost could definitely be taken as a science fiction story…or rather, science non-fiction! Can you imagine it? A great wind sweeping through the room! Tongues of flame resting on the heads of the disciples! The disciples preaching the word of God […]

Winning Our Battles – In Due Time

Some of us have been through a lot. And there are probably situations and events that make our trials seem endless, and it feels like you just want to lay down your weapons and either make a hasty retreat or surrender to life’s downfalls. It feels easy to take that direction, but that’s just what […]

Winning Our Battles

Stand Firm! Have you ever felt surrounded by enemies? I’m not talking about some action movie scene where the hero has been backed into a corner, facing his or her almost certain demise from what seems like an unstoppable force of evil. I’m talking about feeling hopeless, being attacked emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and/or physically. Have […]

The Battle of our Minds

If you are the least bit familiar with social media, you know that a million different kinds of information spew into the cyberverse almost every second. And while some of it is useful, there is a great deal of misleading conceptions and opposing opinions that set a person into a tirade of angry emotions. You’ve […]

Repairing God’s House

In the Bible, the upkeep and repair of the temple was essential. It was considered God’s house, where God dwelled. God dwells in our worship spaces as well. Join us this Sunday as we begin to take important steps towards the renovation of our Sanctuary. 

Stepping Out

Life is full of choices. The only thing that makes it hard is choosing the good from the bad, and we’re not always successful at doing that. Sometimes bad avenues look easier and tempting, and the good paths look difficult and time-consuming. How does this reflect on our relationship with Christ? Do we have the […]