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.

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 […]

Do You Want to Get Well?

Guest speaker, the Rev. Phil Maynard, author, Pastor, and church coach, joins us for worship. Rev. Maynard is working with us at OUMC to enhance our discipleship process.This message is a part of his engagement with us to inspire us in our discipleship journey. Phil examines the question Jesus asked a sick man- “Do you […]

Journey to Generosity – God Owns It All

We are creations of a generous and patient God. Everything we have is a gift from Him, but it’s not just the money in your pocket, the food on your table, or the roof over your head. It’s the life that courses through your veins, the talents you perform, the individual and beautiful traits He […]

Journey to Maturity – Questioning God

Have you ever questioned God? Sounds like a dangerous thing to do, right? Not really… God wants us to bring the tough questions to Him. Why? Because He has answers. The answers may not come immediately, and they may not be what you expect. But God does have answers, if you’re willing to listen. And even […]

Journey to Maturity – Maturity Test

Getting good at something requires a lot of time and a lot of discipline. Whether you’re an athlete, artist, or architect, your abilities don’t just happen. They are cultivated, crafted, and refined with each moment of attention you give them. But sometimes we aren’t at our best, no matter how much we’ve practiced or studied. […]