Why connecting with the local church matters
Who is God?
What is my purpose in life?
How do I follow and please God?
These are real questions most of us ask. Coming to church is a great first step to answering these questions. You will be warmly welcomed into a multi-generational community, taught from God's word, and encouraged to deepen your faith.
Listen to a Sermon
God’s word - the Bible - is the primary way God speaks to us. And it’s the absolute best way to discover how to follow Jesus on a daily basis. If you want to know more about God and His promises, listening to a sermon would a great next step for you.
Connect with a group
Making deep long-term relationships with others is a vital aspect of growing in your faith with Jesus Christ. OBC offers a variety of small groups - for women, men, married couples, singles - where we dig into the richness of God's word together and share our lives with one another.
Read the Bible
One way God changes lives is by reading through God's Word in a consistent way. Many members at OBC have committed to reading through the Bible together through one of the plans below. The plans below are great if your are new to a daily discipline of reading the Bible or have been reading the Bible for many years.
Learn more about Membership
Being a functioning member of a local church is vital to your growth. This step allows you to become a part of a growing body of believers who are together seeking to follow God. We also value membership for the unity, acceptance and accountability it brings into our lives. Our three part membership class discusses OBC's mission, beliefs and core values.
Learn about Missions
Have you yearned to bring God's word and hope to a people who desperately need it? Take some time to learn about our missionaries and ways you can partner with OBC to reach the Cape, New England and the ends of the earth.