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This fall, we will continue our "Story of the Gospel" Bible and Pizza Night, starting Saturday, September 28 @ 6pm. Please 
RSVP so that we can get a head count for food. Childcare is provided. 

As before, we will start off with some pizza and fellowship. After, we will gather to learn, discuss, and reflect on Act 4 of the Gospel Story, drawing from the book,   The Drama of Scripture. Elder Sam Kwon, will serve as the principal lead for these gatherings and facilitate discussions informally, in both large group and break-out group settings.

Our Fall Schedule: Saturdays on 9/28, 10/19, 11/6 (6:00pm - 8:30pm)

Missed the previous meetings? Visit our 
page for more information and previous slides.

As we are continuing with our journey as Gospel Communities Sent in the Everyday (GCSE), we want to remind our Gospel Community leaders (GCL) that classes will be running in the next few weeks.  We had our first cycle of GC leader training sessions over a month ago. Our second cycle is coming up this Sunday.

For those who are interested, you can fill out our application on our link. You are welcome to join us in our upcoming three sessions on the Gospel Community Leader and the Gospel (session 1), in community (session 2) and sent in the everyday (session 3). 

Our schedule for our three classes are as follows:  

9/15 - Session 1 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM in the sanctuary

9/22 - Session 2 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM in the sanctuary

9/29 - Session 3 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM in the sanctuary

Make up session is scheduled for Thursday 10/3 

Please fill out your applications by this Friday COB if you will be joining us so that we can have ample material ready.

During the week of April 5, 2020, ODPC will be sending a team to Ensenada, Mexico to build homes for families in need. This missions trip is geared towards Youth Group students in 9th grade or higher and adults in good physical condition. Spanish-speaking individuals are needed.

There will be Interest Meetings held on September 29, 2019 and October 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm in the Little Lights Ministry Worship Room (Room L-2, Basement of the KC Building) for those who want more information about the specifics of the missions trip. If you have any questions, please email the team leader, Sean Park, at

Are you a newer guest at ODPC and want to meet others to get plugged into our church community? Come join us at our quarterly Guest Connections Lunch. We want to help you take the next step to find community as you meet other guests and leaders of our church.

Please RSVP by Sept. 25 :


Are you interested in production and AV systems? We would love for you to join our team! Come and learn how to operate the cameras, lighting, recording, live streaming, and audio. You can serve as often or as little as your schedule permits. Help us support and enhance all ministries of the church, ensuring that the body experiences Christ through AV. Please contact Ted Kim ( or Chu Kim (


Register now for our Women's Fall Retreat coming up ~ October 4-5 (Friday night thru Saturday night).  We want to especially encourage those of you who feel spiritually weary and/or looking for more intimacy with God in your faith journey.  Come join us as we learn how to spend time with God and find rest, healing and joy for our everyday lives.

Click here to register. You can also register in person after both services in the gym this Sunday. Deadline is September 28.

Place: Ezra Leadership Institute, 6150 Finchingfield Rd, Warrenton, VA 20187

Speaker: Sungshim Loppnow, a Marriage and Family Therapist and Spiritual Director

Bring: Bible, pillow, sleeping bag, toiletries, towel, athletic shoes (hiking optional), flashlight and refillable water bottle. 
Meals: Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch & dinner

How can we better live on mission as a Gospel community that meets at 2999 Centreville Road?  Join together with our EC and KC English-speaking members to serve our nearby community by teaching English and building friendships with our non-English-speaking neighbors.  We are recruiting teachers for the academic year.

Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7pm to 9pm starting September through April.  Training will be offered September 3 & 5 from 7pm to 9pm in the SMC.  Classes begin September 17.

If you are interested or want to find out more, please contact Shane Kim at or visit their 


As our church campus parking spaces are filling up on Sundays, ODPC leaders (pastors, elders, deacons and other volunteers) will be parking their cars off-campus, across the street, to free up spaces. These leaders will be grateful to have shuttles pick them up and drop them off from off-site to our church campus.  

We are recruiting drivers who can commit to volunteer 30-minutes, before and after services to drive shuttle mini-vans. If you are available and able to serve in this capacity, please email:  Thank you for your support!

Every day, 6200 children die from starvation, but you can make a difference by volunteering at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC).  This non-profit Christian organization is committed to feeding God’s starving children who are hungry in body and spirit. Please join us by, registering 

The process is simple:

People just like you donate funds for the meal ingredients. Volunteers hand-pack the meals.

Meals are donated to FMSC food partners around the world. Kids are fed and lives are saved!


Location: 2999 Centreville Road - ODPC KC Building
Date: Friday and Saturday, October 4-5

“The generous will themselves be blessed,  for they share their food with the poor.”  
Proverbs 22:9 


Sign-up now for the 2019 Men's Golf Tournament! This event will be held on September 27 @ 1pm at the South Riding Golf Course. Registration is due by September 13. We would like to welcome and invite your friends, co-workers, and neighbors to join us. More details and registration information can be found here.

You can make a difference! We are seeking individuals who will partner with God to come alongside our students to transform their lives. We need volunteers at all levels and encourage you to sign up to join our teams. Thank you for your support! 

Kids for Christ (Grades 4-6) - needs seven volunteer teachers for the 9:20 service and five teachers for the 11:20 service in the upcoming new ministry year starting this Sunday. Please contact Director Joe Choi ( 

The Grove Youth Group (Grades 7-12) - needs volunteers and teachers on Friday nights (7:30-9:45pm) to teach Bible Study.  Lesson materials will be provided weekly. Openings: 2 for 7th boys; 2 for 8th boys; 1 for 7th girls; 1 for 8th girls. Contact Pastor David Seo (