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3 Simple Ways to Impact the World For Jesus

By John Risner   |  January 8, 2018

Evangelism. It’s a scary word. On a scale of 1-10, it’s millennial-having-to-answer-a-phone call scary. We are afraid of embarrassing ourselves, afraid of getting it wrong, afraid of offending someone, and afraid being looked down upon.

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Medical Missions Team - Supplies Needed

By OCF News   |  January 3, 2018

Our Medical Missions Team is headed to Brazil in March, and your donation of supplies will help those in need.

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Welcome Greg Flanders

By OCF News   |  January 2, 2018

We are excited to announce that Greg Flanders has joined the OCF Staff as our Youth & Family Pastor!

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What Defines You?

By John Risner   |  January 1, 2018

What defines you? Democrat or Republican? Mac or PC? Batman or Spiderman? Maybe it is the clothes you wear or your favorite team. As a follower of Jesus, your relationship with Him should be your defining characteristic.

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Open the Gift of Joy

By John Risner   |  December 25, 2017

Perhaps this Christmas doesn’t seem like a joyful time for you. Some seasons of life just don’t feel joyful.

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Watch the OCF Kids 'Manger Tales' Video

By OCF News   |  December 22, 2017

Watch the OCF Kids presentation of "Manger Tales".

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Christ at the Door

By John Risner   |  December 18, 2017

Have you ever booked a room online, and when you get to the hotel, it’s not at all what you expected? The pictures online don’t seem to be in the same zipcode!

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Welcome Jim Garrett

By OCF News   |  December 15, 2017

We are excited to announce that Dr. Jim Garrett has joined the OCF Staff as our Associate Pastor!

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Christmas Joy

By John Risner   |  December 11, 2017

The shepherds were watching their flocks by night. A boring, smelly existence, and it was transformed into a joyous celebration. Because the good news of Christ means joy for the downcast.

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Manger Tales

By OCF News   |  December 11, 2017

Come and celebrate Jesus' birth as we watch the OCF Kids present "Manger Tales" in the OCF Sanctuary, Sunday, December 17 at 6:00 pm. 

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People Helping People

By OCF News   |  December 5, 2017

OCF joins the People Helping People ministry on the 2nd Monday of every month to help feed people on the Square in Downtown Mansfield. Join us on December 11.

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OCF Food Pantry

By OCF News   |  December 4, 2017

Did you know OCF has a food pantry available for anyone who could use some groceries?

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Christmas Peace

By John Risner   |  December 4, 2017

The Christmas classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, is the story of how a mean old Grinch devised a plan to halt the most wonderful time of the year.

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An Opportunity to Bless

By OCF News   |  November 28, 2017

Sunday, December 31, will be Tim and Karen's last official Sunday at OCF, and we will be hosting a farewell reception for them immediately following the 10:30am service in the foyer to give our fellowship an opportunity to thank them for their years of service to us.

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Matthew 25 Outreach

By OCF News   |  November 27, 2017

Come join in helping distribute food to those in need on Saturday, December 2 in the Mansfield Sr. High School parking lot with the Matthew 25 outreach ministry. 

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Christmas Hope

By John Risner   |  November 27, 2017

I love baby names. I even enjoy reading baby name books! Before my wife and I had any children, we had already chosen multiple names. And names are important.

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Welcome Tiffany Hartley

By OCF News   |  November 23, 2017

We are excited to announce that Tiffany Hartley has joined the OCF Staff as our Children's Ministry Coordinator!

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Welcome Jim Randas

By OCF News   |  November 23, 2017

We are excited to announce that Jim Randas has joined the OCF Staff as our Director of Worship and Tech!

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Adopt-a-Child

By OCF News   |  November 20, 2017

OCF has committed to support 30 local children for Christmas through the Richland County Children's Auxiliary program. Click to find out how you can help!

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OCF Kids Thanksgiving Eve Party

By OCF News   |  November 19, 2017

Join us next Wednesday evening, November 22 from 6:30-8:00 pm for an OCF's Kids' Thanksgiving Party in the Children's Worship Room for ages 3 and up!

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Thanksgiving Eve Service

By OCF News   |  November 19, 2017

Join us Wednesday, November 22nd at 6:30 pm for our Thanksgiving Eve service in the Chapel. Childcare is provided.

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Help OCF While You Shop

By OCF News   |  November 9, 2017

When you shop at Kroger or Amazon, you can support OCF with every purchase! Find out how...

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Help Needed with Advent Set-Up

By OCF News   |  November 6, 2017

Are you gifted in home decorating? Do you enjoy working as a team member on hands-on projects?

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Church Lunch - Nov 5

November 5, 2017

Join the OCF family for lunch at noon this Sunday! Salad, chips and drink to be provided. Please bring a covered dish and/or a dessert - everyone welcome!

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JOY Club Thanksgiving Dinner

November 2, 2017

The Joy Club (for 50+) will be hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner and Program in Fellowship Hall at 12:00 pm on Thursday, November 2.

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