Service Times

Sunday Worship Service     8:30 AM
Sunday Church School       10:00 AM
Wednesday Bible Study      7:00 PM

Friday Prayer Service         7:00 PM

Worship Center

Spencerville Academy
2502 Spencerville Road
Spencerville, MD      directions

Rectory/Office

416 Olney Sandy Spring Rd
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
directions
(240) 389-1037
Pastor:rev2006.obcc@verizon.net
Church:obcchurch@comcast.net

Memorial Stone Wall

www.obcchurch.org/MSW HomePage.shtml

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INCLEMENT WEATHER

Severe weather conditions may require that weekday meetings and activities, Bible Study classes and Sunday morning worship services, be cancelled. Olive Branch will use the following communication methods to inform you of cancellations:
- send an email
- have it announced on WTOP radio station (1500 AM and 103.5 FM).
Olive Branch will also check the Montgomery County Public School system’s website http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org to assist in making the decision to cancel activities.

NEWS & EVENTS

 

January 2015

The 39th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast

Sponsored by the Montgomery County Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha to honor Dr. King’s memory.
Date: Monday, January 19, 2015 - 7:45 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.
Tickets: $60 adults - $30 (children 12 & under)
Place: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852 To purchase tickets or tables, contact Donald Buckner (301) 622-2945.

December 2014

WOMEN AND THE WORD
On, Monday, December 1, 2014, the next session of Women and the Word will be meeting at the Rectory from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP PRAYER LINE
The next Prayer Line call will be Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at 8:55 p.m. The Prayer call is designed to be a place of safety and comfort for men of all ages. For more information contact Elder Jeff Lee at jkl1000@hotmail.com

THE CIRCLE MAKER - BIBLE STUDY
The next bible study class, starting Wednesday, December 3, 2014, will consist of a four-week study that will help participants gain a deeper understanding of prayer. It will give students new vocabulary and methodology to pray with holy confidence. Each session will wrap up with a practical application called “Draw the Circle” giving participants the opportunity to put the prayer principles they have learned into practice.

YOUTH/WOMEN MINISTRIES
Don’t Forget to join the Youth and Women's Ministries as they support our community. SHARE Food Drive: Please help provide nutritious food to our hungry neighbors by contributing money to purchase meals through SHARE. Deadline: December 5, 2014. Contact Pam Whittaker or Kim Littleton for more information.

MEN’S BIBLE FELLOWSHIP
The next meeting for the men of Olive Branch will be Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Rectory


October 2014

WOMEN’S DAY

Calling all Women of Olive Branch! Women's Day is Sunday, October 26, 2014. Lend your voice to the Women's Day Choir and cast your vote for the color of the day. Contact Pam Whittaker at 301-873-5166 or pewhitt@yahoo.com for more information and to cast your vote. Choir rehearsal dates TBA.

YOUTH MINISTRY

The OBCC Youth Ministry will be meeting AFTER Sunday school on Sunday, October 12, 2014, to plan holiday events and elect new leadership. All members are encouraged to attend and the meeting will conclude by 1:00 p.m. Please contact Dee Wilson or Ray Farmer with any questions.

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP PRAYER LINE

Reminder – The next Prayer Line call will be Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at 8:55 p.m. The Prayer call is designed to be a place of safety and comfort for men of all ages. Each week the call will feature a scripture reading and a short message of hope. This week, Rock Newman, Former Boxing Promoter and host of the Rock Newman Show on WHUT-TV will be the guest speaker.
Call in Line: 712-432-0080
Access Code: 949797
For more information contact Elder Jeff Lee –jkl1000@hotmail.com

WOMEN AND THE WORD BIBLE STUDY

Women and the Word will begin Season 3 on Monday, October 6, 2014. The theme for Season 3 is: Gifts of the Spirit.

OBCC’S COOKBOOK

Due date has been extended! Submit your favorite recipes for the OBCC Cookbook no later than Monday, October 6, 2014.

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GUIDED TOUR

Join the Olive Branch Community Church Theatre Ministry on an Underground Railroad Hike on Saturday, October 4th, 10:00 am, Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park,16501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860. This guided hike lasts 2.5 hours covering 2.0 miles from Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park along a wooded, natural surface trail and back. All are welcome.

Please view and share the following video invitation: http://youtu.be/LG9QQozQeAo

August 2014

MATH CAMP

The Math Camp will be held for two weeks, August 4-15, 2014, Monday through Friday, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Olive Branch Rectory. Applications available on the Welcome table. All applications must be received in the church office on or before Sunday, July 20, 2014.