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.

Cultivating Growth – The Bread of Life!

“You’re not you when you’re hungry” says one commercial for a candy bar. This is true for us spiritually as well. Jesus invites us to sit at his feet and feed our souls on the Bread of Life. Today’s message will help you grow spiritually by engaging prayerfully and spiritually with God through Scripture.

Cultivating Growth – Worship

John 4:23 states: “But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such as these to worship him.”  Are we true worshipers of God? Truly, we were made for worship, but do we always serve that purpose? In our time, […]

Cultivating Growth – The Path for All

How are you growing in your faith with God? Slowly? Not fast enough? At your own pace? God has provided opportunities for us to grow and, in turn, cultivate the environment for those around us. It is a time to remember what God has done and what He is still doing, still growing in our […]

Characters of the Nativity – Zechariah

Are you dedicated to your work, your family, your church, your God? Do you do what you do for reward, or for the passion you have for it? The story of Zechariah shows a man devoted to his craft, but it also reveals that reward can come out of nowhere from sources you weren’t expecting. […]

Characters of the Nativity – Mary

Have you ever been given a responsibility that seemed impossible to fulfill? That’s probably what Mary felt when she had her experience with God. Can you imagine what was going through her mind when she was greeted by Gabriel, an angel of the Lord, and was told she would give birth to God’s son? Honestly, […]

A Lifestyle of Thanksgiving

We have a lot for which to be thankful. Seriously. This week, really think about those people, events, opportunities, and lessons that have dropped into your life. But, above all else, remember that all good gifts come from God. So give Him the thanks and praise due Him! And you don’t have to wait for […]