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Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – November 19, 2017


I was out of town yesterday as my family and I spend some time away before the Advent season.  Jeff Sauceda filled in for worship leadership at OMPC, and always does such a great job!


They opened yesterday with Come Thou Fount

After the call to worship they sang Awesome is the Lord Most High, Let God Arise, I Lift My Hands, and Jesus Only Jesus

The offering song was a new tune (to OMPC) from Tomlin called All the Way My Savior Leads Me.

As always, it’s never too late to join us for choir!  We don’t meet this week but will resume normal rehearsals next Wednesday – November 29 from 6-7.  Come join us for the last couple weeks as we prepare for The Heavens Declare.


Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – November 12, 2017

Yesterday was a bit different from our norm at OMPC as we had the author of the BlueBook – Jim Branch with us for an “interview” of sorts from our Sr Pastor.  We got to hear from him about his heart for writing the book and deepening his personal walk with Christ.

Our worship set was dramatically shorter as we wanted to make sure to allow enough time for Jim and communion, so we only had 4 tunes.

We opened yesterday with Our God Saves

After our call to worship we sang Hosanna (Praise is Rising), Fairest Lord Jesus and 10,000 Reasons

The #bluebook song of the week is Heal Us Emmanuel.


Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – November 5, 2017

We had a wonderful crisp fall day yesterday here in Alabama – high humidity and temps in the 80’s.  Nothing says fall like running in shorts and a t-shirt.  We’re also drawing near to the close of our year-long sermon series on the #BlueBook – written by Jim Branch.  Yesterday’s theme was “broken” and so our worship set was designed to remind us that in our brokenness it is God’s faithfulness that we cling to.

We opened with Glorious Day – a relatively new song from Passion in Atlanta.

After our call to worship we sang Forever (and may or may not have channeled Christopher Cross), O Worship the King, We Will Run, and O Come to the Altar

Our offering song was Come as You Are, from Crowder.

We didn’t sing the #bluebook song of the week – but if you’re interested, it is Come Ye Sinners.

As always – not too late to join us in choir for our December Christmas worship service!  We meet every Wednesday night from 6-7 in the choir room.

Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – October 29, 2017

We closed out the month of October yesterday, as well as finished up our 2017 stewardship emphasis with a sermon from Paul Kooistra.  Our choir also led in worship yesterday.  It’s always a special treat when we have choir Sundays – it’s so exciting to have so many talented folks at OMPC involved in ministry at the same time!

We opened yesterday with Let Creation Sing

After our call to worship we sang Give to Our God Immortal Praise, Good Good Father, Revelation Song, and No Other Name

Our offering song was All the Poor and Powerless.

We also showed a fantastic video produced by Wes Smith highlighting our Surprising Community with three different stories.


Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – October 22, 2017

Believe it or not – we have almost wrapped up our entire year of the #bluebook devotional that OMPC has been going through over the past year!  Today our theme was almost combined with both “fear” and “trust.”  For those of you following along diligently – wait until next week to do “trust” as we will be going through that week as a church.

We opened yesterday with All My Fountains

After our call to worship we sang Your Grace is Enough, Jesus, Be Still My Soul and Oceans

Our offering song was an older tune from Tommy Walker that I’ve always loved called Where You Are

If you’re looking for the #bluebook song of the week – check out Isaiah 43


Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – October 15, 2017

Yesterday was our US Missions Sunday – celebrating all the US missionaries and ministries that we help support through funding and involvement at OMPC.  Paul Hahn was our guest speaker – if you missed it, be sure and check out the podcast on iTunes.

We opened yesterday with Unstoppable God

After our call to worship we sang Heaven and Earth, I Stand Amazed, Great Are You Lord, and How Deep the Father’s Love for Us

Our offering song was At the Cross by Tomlin.

We deviated from our normal emphasis on the BlueBook due to having a guest speaker and special emphasis for the morning – but if you’re looking for the #bluebook song of the week – check out Be Thou My Vision


Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – October 8, 2017

Sunday was Tropical Storm Nate Day, and so some area churches had altered morning schedules.  We had both of our services, although many folks decided to stay home and watch online.

We opened Sunday with Glorious Day.

After our call to worship we sang Lay Me Down, Never Let Go, Abide With Me, and What a Beautiful Name.

Our offering song was It is Well – from Bethel Church.

The official #BlueBook song this week is It Is Well – the traditional hymn tune.


Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – October 1, 2017

Can you believe it’s already October?  I hope your collegiate sports club of choice is having success in their respective weekly contests.

I was out of town yesterday but the very talented Jenny Pruitt led worship for me – such a blessing to serve with talented individuals!

They opened yesterday with Come Ye Sinners

After the call to worship they sang Shelter, There is a Fountain, and O Come to the Altar.

The offering song was Come to Me – a Jenny Pruitt original.

The #bluebook song of the week was Be the Center – which you can find below

Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – September 24, 2017

I always love choir Sundays – such a great way for so many people to be involved in leading God’s people in worship.  If you’re wanting to get involved, now is a great time to join us as we continue to prepare for our Christmas worship service on December 10.

We opened yesterday with Even So Come.

After the call to worship we sang Everlasting God, Praise to the Lord the Almighty, Waiting Here For You, and Lord I Need You.

Our offering song was All I Ask – a Meredith Andrews tune, sung so well by Carlee Green.

If you’re looking for this week’s #bluebook song check out Come Now is the Time to Worship.

Monday Morning Recap for Sunday – September 17, 2017

Yesterday’s #bluebook theme and topic was “Ordinary” and Bob taught on the importance of realizing that God is pursuing us even in the midst of the ordinary and mundane.  Our worship set reminded us of the truth that Jesus is always with us, around us, pursuing us.

We opened yesterday with All Because of Jesus.

After the call to worship we sang Forever Reign, Jesus What a Friend for Sinners, Everything, and Great Are You Lord

Our offering song was Your Grace Finds Me – by Matt Redman.

Join us next week for “Time” and our worship choir leading us in worship!