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

 

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.

July 2014

OBCC LEADERSHIP MEETING

There will be a leadership meeting on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the health of the church with the elders, ministry heads and others with leadership responsibility in the church.

June 2014

FATHER'S DAY

Father’s Day is today, June 15, 2014. In recognition of this special day, there will be no Sunday School after worship service so families can spend more time with Dads.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL MEETING

There will be a meeting of all VBS volunteers (and those interested in volunteering) on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. at the Rectory. The purpose of the meeting is to finalize VBS duties and responsibilities. If you have any questions, see Sister Brenda Kelly or Sister Jackie Slay.

MEN’S BIBLE FELLOWSHIP

The next meeting for the men of Olive Branch will be Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Rectory.

CHURCH MEETING

On Sunday, June 29, 2014, there will be a church meeting immediately after worship service at Sherwood Elementary School. Current agenda topics include a financial update, a bank update and a construction update. Please submit in writing to one of the Elders any specific question your may have relating to construction, capital campaign, or finance no later than Saturday, June 21, 2014. All Olive Branch members are encouraged to attend the meeting. Sunday School classes will be cancelled.