Orchard Community Church
From Over There
Guest Preacher - Josh Matthews In the afterglow of Easter we will look at a story of transformation and consider how the resurrection shapes us as transformation people.
Locations & Times
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  • Orchard Community Church
    8180 Telephone Rd, Ventura, CA 93004, USA
    domingo 10:30 AM
  • OrchardCommunity.Online.Church
    domingo 10:00 AM

Online Service

Join us Sunday mornings either under the Tent at Orchard or at on our Live Stream! The Service begins at 10:30 am. We invite you to be a part of our interactive online service starting at 10 am with announcements and chatting before the live stream of the service begins.

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♪ Made New
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You're calling me over
You're pulling me close
With love You surround me
You give me hope
You're taking me deeper
You're making me whole
With grace You redeem me yeah
You restore my soul
Now I'm made new because of You
You hold my head up
You remind me who I am
You hold my head up
I'm alive in You again
I'm made new I'm made new
You're making me stronger
You're healing my heart
With Your hands You hold me in
You set me apart
You are my salvation I will not fear no
You're the strength of my life, I won't fear (2x)

CCLI Song # 7026321
♪ Build My Life
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Worthy of ev'ry song we could ever sing
Worthy of all the praise we could ever bring
Worthy of ev'ry breath we could ever breathe
We live for You
Jesus the name above ev'ry other name
Jesus the only one who could ever save
Worthy of ev'ry breath we could ever breathe
We live for You
We live for You
Holy there is no one like You
There is none beside You
Open up my eyes in wonder and show me who You are
And fill me with Your heart
And lead me in Your love to those around me
I will build my life upon Your love
It is a firm foundation
I will put my trust in You alone
And I will not be shaken

CCLI Song # 7070345
♪ Reckless Love
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Before I spoke a word You were singing over me
You have been so so good to me
Before I took a breath You breathed Your life in me
You have been so so kind to me
(And) O the overwhelming never-ending reckless
Love of God
O it chases me down fights 'til I'm found
Leaves the ninety-nine
I couldn't earn it I don't deserve it
Still You give Yourself away
O the overwhelming never-ending reckless
Love of God yeah
When I was Your foe still Your love fought for me
You have been so so good to me
When I felt no worth You paid it all for me
You have been so so kind to me
There's no shadow You won't light up
Mountain You won't climb up
Coming after me
There's no wall You won't kick down
Lie You won't tear down
Coming after me

CCLI Song # 7089641
♪ They That Wait
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They that wait, upon the Lord, shall renew, their strength,
They that wait, on the Lord, they that wait
They shall mount up with wings as eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint,
They that wait, they that wait
They that wait, on the Lord, they that wait,
I will wait, on the Lord, I will wait
Zacchaeus is looking for acceptance, he’s seeking fulfillment... he was spiritually sick
Tax collectors in Jesus’ time were thrown into the same class of people as prostitutes and other “sinners”.
The time was right and he was going to find out what this Messiah could do to his life, to heal his soul wounded by the sin in his life.
It’s easy to laugh at the short guy up in the tree, but I want you to look actually at his devotion. We don’t know his entire state of mind, but the time was right for Zacchaeus to encounter the Living God.
Jesus makes the first move by coming to the lost soul and offering life through Himself.
For Zacchaeus, it’s not a prideful joy, but more of a heartfelt joy at being in the presence of the one who can fix his soul.
What leads Zacchaeus to this?
The Transformed Heart
This desire to make amends shows us that repentance – that’s really what’s going on here with paying back – goes hand in hand with salvation.
If you count yourself as a follower of Jesus then you are a transformed person as well. Are you letting that ongoing transformation take place?
The purpose of the church is to glorify God in all we do. Part of that purpose is becoming a conduit for God’s restoration of the lost and rejected… by seeking them out, not by remaining isolated from them.
We as Christians are called to step into the void, showing the way to the source of hope and light in the midst of darkness.
Followers of Jesus are willing to look for the lost and share the hope they need with them. Let us be people who do that, for the glory of God.
♪ The Stand
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You stood before creation
Eternity in Your hand
You spoke the earth into motion
My soul now to stand
You stood before my failure
And carried the cross for my shame
My sin weighed upon Your shoulders
My soul now to stand
So what can I say
And what can I do
But offer this heart O God
Completely to You
So I'll walk upon salvation
Your Spirit alive in me
My life to declare Your promise
My soul now to stand
So I'll stand, with arms high and heart abandoned
In awe of the One who gave it all
I'll stand, my soul Lord to You surrendered
All I am is Yours

CCLI Song # 4705248
Today's Music
Orchard's Streaming and Song Select CCLI# 160190

April Issue of the Orchard Life

Orchard Life is our monthly publication highlighting all the great things going on at Orchard. In every issue, you will find Staff and Ministry articles, announcements, and much more!

https://orchardventura.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/April-2021-Orchard-Life-Newsletter.pdf

Healthcare For Justice virtual spring gala

Here at Orchard we support Healthcare for Justice - a local non-profit that provides comprehensive direct primary care to victims and survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence.
You are invited to join them on April 17, 2021 for our virtual spring gala. For more information about this fun night visit

https://healthcareforjustice.org/gala/
Worship Options

We are excited to be able to worship under the Tent together. If you are not wanting to be under the Tent, feel free to sit in the front row of parking spots of the Orchard Parking Lot your car and tune your radio to 100.1 FM to listen to the service.

1. Masks must be worn while on the Orchard Campus (both inside and out)
2. Please maintain the Social Distance
3. Sunday Morning Children's program. Children are always welcome in the service and we do not mind the noises that come with children. Children are a healthy sign of a healthy congregation.

Orchard Kids Sunday School (For preschool through 5th grade)
We encourage families to bring your own blanket and beach chairs and distance on the lawn as much as you like. Children will worship with their families and be dismissed following the kids’ message, escorted by our Orchard Kids’ Leaders to our beautiful outdoor classroom space in the children’s play yard. We will have our Bible story, activities, crafts, and games in a specially designed format following current health and safety guidelines. Parents, please come to the children’s area immediately following the worship service and find all of your children in one place. Each family will receive a “My Church Bag” to be brought each week with basic supplies already included plus items from home: water bottle and mask for each child and a blanket for all siblings. Our team is so excited to see your family! See you Sunday!

Nursery care for children birth to 3 years old is available by RSVP only to Melinda Hoyt at melinda@orchardventura.org.

Interested in being a Volunteer? Middle school through adult, please contact Melinda Hoyt at melinda@orchardventura.org.

While we understand that some may not feel comfortable coming back in person or having to wear masks while on the Orchard campus, we encourage you to stay home and join us online with our Live Stream.

Office Hours
Monday – Thursdays from 10 am to noon.
Masks and social distancing are required.
If you are unable to make it in during our office hours, please send an email to info@orchardventura.org and or leave a message at (805) 647-3757.

Find the small group that is just right for you!

There are several options for all ages!
Some groups are low commitment with no homework and each meeting is a stand-alone study, so you don't have to worry if you can't make it each time. Some are more in-depth and encourage digging deeper on your own time and then coming back to discuss more!
Most are still meeting on Zoom, however, there are a few in-person options!

https://orchardventura.org/2021/02/18/small-groups/

Did you miss a speaker?

Watch the previous speakers from the Renewal Conference here!

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOIfZkQnpOh3PpCbow2t-f8PqN8BSpKSt

Orchard Community Church

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