The

New

Normal

Most of us have more time on our hands since Covid-19. Why not put this new found time to good use? The New Normal is a series about using our time to develop some good habits that strengthen our faith, family, and church. 

What does your "New Normal" look like? 

Take a quick video of some of the new habits 

that have been common place in your home since Covid-19. A video of your family eating together, playing together, of going for a walk or just taking a quick moment to be still and relax. How has life changed for you? snap a picture or video and share it with us my uploading it here.

Week 1: 
Pace of Life

Slow downIt's a nice thought, but often there is not enough time in a day to get all the things we want to done or scheduled. Now, life is looking a little different, so how can we use this new found free time to develop some lasting habits to feed our faith, strengthen our families, and encourage our church? check out week one of this new series: The New Normal. 

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Week 2: 
Family Time

Talk about God: Use your daily rhythms to interject faith and Jesus into your families life. 

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For the Whole Family

For Kids

For Teenagers

Week 3: 
Loving Others

Ways to love one another while practicing social distancing:

 

5. Encourage one another:

1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

This week, send out 5 encouragement notes to people or even make 5 phone calls

4. Pray for one another:

Ephesians 6:18 --And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.

This week, pick 4 people, and begin praying for them.

3. Serve one another:

1 Peter 4:10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.

This week, I want you to look for ways to serve 3 people.

2. Challenge one another:

Hebrews 10:24 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds,
This week, identify 2 people from OCC and ask them how they’re doing with this list.

1. Carry one another's burdens

Galatians 6:2 Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

This week, pick one person or one family to meet a need that you know they might have.

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