"Let's Dance!" - Words of Hope by Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller
Couples planning weddings this summer can celebrate by busting a move once more, provided its in an open-air venue. I know one couple who postponed their nuptials until these restrictions were lifted because they couldn't imagine the occasion without a romantic first dance or flash mob choreography. Even more unfortunate was how this precaution was impacting seniors in Newfoundland. Despite residents being fully vaccinated, care homes still faced a dance prohibition that prevented their cultural, social and physical enrichment. Continue Reading
Our Sabbath service will be a broadcast of the Wave Tent, part of BC's Virtual Camp Meeting. Worship is led by Jolly Grace and the CIV Praise Team, and the message is from Burman grad, Alexandra Moly. Alex was born in Montreal but she grew up in the United States. She is currently working for Nike, specializing in Diversity & Inclusion. In her free time, she enjoys going on short hikes with her dog, Zhuri, photography, playing the tenor sax, and reading. Her goals in ministry are to bridge the gap between the church and the community and provide space for all of God’s children to discover the Gospel message = LOVE.
Enjoy a free community concert featuring OAC member Ron Dublanko and the Night Shift Jazz band. They will perform live at OAC's parking Lot on Monday, Monday, August 2nd starting at 7:00 pm. Bring your lawn chair for outdoor seating or book a tailgate spot and cozy up in your car. Advance registration recommended.
Next Sabbath Guest Speaker
Guest Speaker Pastor Abraham Samudio will be visiting us from SonValley Fellowship in Kelowna. Come for in-person service starting at 11:00 am (door open at 10:30am). No pre-registration is required. Just show up! The service will be live-streamed for those unable to connect in-person.
Don't miss our guest speaker Dr Dexter Thomas on Fri. Aug 13 and Sab. Aug 14. Dexter is a motivational speaker, inventor, author, philanthropist and comedian! who has inspired people across the world with a heart to connect and empower people.