Programs and Ministries

Programs and Ministries

Wednesday Night Children’s Ministry program occurs for a series of 4-5 weeks in the spring, summer, and fall of the year.  The program runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. during which the children learn a Bible lesson, receive a meal and engage in arts and games.

Young Adult Konnection (YAK) individuals ages 18-39 meet monthly at an area restaurant or other venue.  Contact Josiah Corwin-Roach for more info.

Prime Time Fellowship is for adults over the age of 50 that meets for covered dish lunch or lunch in an area restaurant or they may attend a special event such as a concert in the park.

Adult Small Group Bible Study focuses on topical studies by popular Christian scholars and holds it’s sessions both at the church and in member’s homes.  Contact is Tina Roach.

Pastor’s Seasonal Studies meet at the church typically for Advent and Lenten studies and occasional other topics.  Check the newsletter for further details.  Contact is Rev. Dr. Sebring.

Sister ACTS (Actively Caring Through Service)

This Women’s Ministry Group includes the women of all ages from Otterbein and other congregations.  Meetings are held primarily at the church and begin at 10:00 a.m. and end around 12:00 p.m.  Each gathering includes devotions, a speaker or group activity, a short meeting, and brunch or lunch.

Family Fun Activities occur throughout the year and include the Annual Church Picnic and other special outings that families can do together.

Read and Reflect Book Bunch meets monthly to share conversation over lunch about the current selection.  Contact Rev. Dr. Sebring for info.

Movie of the Month Discussion Group You watch the monthly movie selection when it fits your schedule and then discuss over lunch at an area restaurant.  Contact Rev. Dr. Sebring for info. 


Prayer Chain  If you have a special need or know someone who  needs prayer, call the church prayer chain at 304-263-0342, or e-mail your request: secretary@otterbeinumc.net. Intercessory prayers are offered for 7 days.

Congregational Care  This ministry helps support new members, college students, regular visitors, and home-bound members with phone calls, cards, personal visits, and prayers.