Ortega United Methodist Church
 Sunday Service @ 10:30AM   |  4807 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville FL


Pastor's Blog


Let there be Leadership!

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Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.  – 1 Corinthians 12:4-7 (ESV)   I am grateful to celebrate with you the many people in our Ortega Church Family who use their gifts and service in their ministry to God and to Christ’s Church, in Ortega Church and beyond.  Far too briefly, I share the recent leadership of...
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Life in the Storm...Hope after the Storm

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The week after Hurricane Irma made her mighty impact on almost all of Florida, and certainly too close to home and our neighbor’s homes here in the Jacksonville area, I was asked, “How many times in your ministry have you had to cancel worship?” Sunday, September 10, 2017 was the first, and prayerfully the last. As we gathered for worship after the storm there was a real sense of thanksgiving in the congregation, celebrated with a vibrant conversation, before and after services. The music seemed extra-special, the call to worship rich, even the sermon was complimented to have spoken words people...
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The Next Season

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Like many of you, I really make the most out of the use of my cell phone in this season of life. For my day-to-day, it calendars my appointments and gives me directions on how to get there. At my fingertips is information I could have spent weeks researching only a decade ago, and here it pops up on my phone in mere seconds. My “smart phone” has more speed and storage than my first, second and third computers together.   Recently, my “smart phone” – on its own – up-loaded a program that pre-selects information it believes I would be...
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Summer Crew 56 - Movie Day Saturday, Jul 27 @ 3:00 PM
One Service Sunday, Jul 28 @ 10:30 AM
Summer WOW- Celestial Farms Wednesday, Jul 31 @ 9:00 AM
Summer WOW- Back to school (Glow Party) Saturday, Aug 3 @ 9:00 AM
Summer Crew 56- Back to school Splash Saturday, Aug 3 @ 11:00 AM

Service Times

10:30AM Worship service


Other Times

9:30AM Sunday Morning Small Groups

4807 Roosevelt Blvd.
Jacksonville FL 32210
Church: (904) 389-5556
Playschool:  (904) 387-0749

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