Welcome to Ocean View
Whether you’re planning a trip to the beach, looking for a new church home, or already a part of our church community, we’re glad you stopped by.
Ocean View offers a multitude of services as well as opportunities to serve and grow in Our Lord… we hope you’ll find what you’re looking for in these pages.
If you haven’t visited with us before, please send us an e-mail and let us know how we may be of service to you!
Come and visit with us at 8400 E. Oak Island Drive.
Saturday – 6:00 PM Service of Prayer, Praise, and Holy Communion
Sunday Services: 8:15 AM – Traditional
Sunday Services: 9:30 AM – Contemporary
Sunday Services: 11:00 AM – Spirited Traditional
Pastor: PASTOR FRED ROBERTS • Discipling Pastor: PASTOR RICK RUSSELL •
Minister of Visitation: PASTOR JIM SHAVER
Open hearts, Open minds, Open doors.
The people of The United Methodist Church
SCRIPTURE AND SERMONS
Saturday May 23 – 6:00 pm Service of Praise, Prayer and Holy Communion in our Chapel led by Pastor Fred Roberts with meditation on Psalm 11 and John 21:20-25.
Sunday May 24 – “Pentecost” is the topic of Pastor Fred Roberts’ sermon at the 8:15, 9:30 (Contemporary Worship with praise band) and 11 am worship services. Scriptures include Acts 2:1-21 and John 15:26-27 and 16:4b-15. The Church without the Spirit is useless. The Christian without the Spirit isn’t a Christian. Memorial Sunday observance.
Saturday May 30 – 6:00 pm Service of Praise, Prayer and Holy Communion in our Chapel led by Pastor Fred Roberts with meditation on Psalm 19 and Colossians 3:12-17.
Sunday May 31 – “The Flesh” is the topic of Pastor Fred Roberts’ sermon drawn from Romans 8:12-17 at the 8:15 and 11:00 am worship services. Paul’s understanding of “The Flesh” is not what you think!
Discipling Pastor Rick Russell preaches at the 9:30 am Contemporary Worship Service.
Saturday June 6 – 6 pm Service of Praise, Prayer and Holy Communion in our Chapel led by Fred Roberts with meditation on Psalm 41 and Mark 12:38-44.
Sunday June 7 – Politics and Rulers, God’s First and Last Plan is the topic of Pastor Fred’s sermon at the 9:30 (Contemporary) and 11 am worship services, drawn from Psalm 138,
1 Samuel 8:4-20, and 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1. Fear brought us to kings, and keeps us from God’s direct rule. Discipling Pastor Rick Russell preaches at the 8:15 worship service. Holy Communion will be celebrated at all morning services
Saturday June 13 - 6 pm service of Praise, Prayer and Holy Communion in our Chapel led by Fred Roberts with meditation on Psalm 103:1-18 and 2 Corinthians 5:14-21.
Sunday June 14 – Deacon Ben Roberts, son of our Pastor and his wife, will preach at the 11 am worship service from 2 Corinthians 5:6-17. Ben is the Director of Social Ministry at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. “Kingdom Seeds” is the title of Pastor Fred Roberts’ sermon at the 8:15 and 9:30 (Contemporary) worship services, drawn from Psalm 72 and Mark 4:26-34. God works miracles of growth everyday, even in His Kingdom when we don’t see it happening!
Saturday June 20 – 6 pm Service of Praise, Prayer and Holy Communion in our Chapel led by Discipling Pastor Rick Russell.
Sunday June 21 – Father’s Day will be celebrated at all morning services. Pastor Fred will preach from Psalm 9:9-20 and 2 Corinthians 6:11-18 on the topic of belonging to God’s family at the 8:15, 9:30 (Contemporary) and 11 am worship services. Have you ever noticed that you didn’t get to pick your brothers, sisters, cousins and all those folks?!
Saturday June 27 – 6 pm Service of Praise, Prayer and Holy Communion in our Chapel led by Visitation Pastor Jim Shaver.
Sunday June 28 – “The Eager Gift” from 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 is the title of Pastor Fred’s sermon at the 8:15 and 11 am worship services. Let’s talk together about completing our endeavors as OVUMC! Discipling Pastor Rick Russell preaches at the 9:30 am Contemporary Worship Experience.
Staff & Leadership
Pastor Fred Roberts – Senior Minister
Email: Pastor Fred Roberts
910-278-5973 ext. 111
Pastor Jim Shaver – Minister of Visitation
Email: Pastor Jim Shaver
Discipling Pastor, Rick Russell
Email: Pastor Rick Russell
Coordinator of Ministries with Families with Children and Youth
Email: Teresa Darnell
Please keep in mind that bulletin inserts, if absolutely necessary, must be received in the office by 9:00AM on Wednesday, and should be formatted to run on one half sheet. Advertising in the bulletin should preferably be kept to a brief blurb unless a form for submission is needed.
Greg Walker – Director of Music
Email: Greg Walker
910-278-5973 ext. 115
Karen Henzel- Financial Secretary
Email: Karen Henzel
910-278-5973 ext. 118
Christine Burke – Custodian
Email: Christine Burke
Stacie Douglas - Nursery Coordinator
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