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Below is information about our LINKs, which stands for Leading, Involving, and Networking the Kingdom. LINKs are organized by life stage. Within each LINK are Sunday morning classes, small groups, service projects, and more. The LINKS are listed below along with information about Sunday morning class location and small groups.

All Sunday morning classes are from 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

College Age

Sunday morning classroom: 215

Small group info:

Home of Jack and Terri West

6:30 - 8:00 on Wednesday nights.

LINK Leaders: Josh Emery and Jimmy Penrod

Young Adults

20s and 30s.

This is an active group of young adults in their 20s and 30s.

Sunday morning classroom: 213

LINK Leader: Deanna Pflumm

Young Couples

This group is made up of young couples who are married, engaged, or seriously dating.

Click here to visit the OP Young Couples website!

Sunday morning classroom: room 217

Small group info:

The Young Couples LINK has two small groups. One meets on the 1st and 3rd Sunday afternoons of each month, and the other one meets on the 2nd and 4th Sunday afternoons of each month.

The place for small groups changes each week. For information about upcoming locations, please visit class on Sunday morning in room 217.

Young Families

Families with Young Children

The Young Families group is made up of families or single parents with children who are age birth through 5th grade.

Sunday morning classroom: 104

Small Group Info:

The Young Families have four small groups. Three of those groups meet at the church on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 p.m. For more information about the small groups that meet on Wednesday nights, please contact Natalie Romero.

The Young Families also have a small group that meets on 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at various homes. For more info about that group, please contact Jason Parker.

LINK Leaders: Todd Masters, Natalie Romero

Solo Flyers

The Solo Flyers group is made up mostly of singles in the 40s and 50s.

Sunday morning class location: Room 115

LINK Leader: Gwen Carver


Parents Affirming Christian Teens

The PACT class is made up mostly of parents who have teens in the youth group. Most of the parents in this group have kids who are in high school. But if you have kids in middle school and in high school, then either Tweeners or PACT would be a good fit.

Sunday morning class location: Fellowship Hall (ground level of church building)

John and Sharon Morrill host a PACT small group that meets at their home on Sunday evenings from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Please contact John Morrill for more information.

LINK Leaders: Jim and Jana Unruh

Turning Point

Parents of College Age

Sunday morning class location: Room 208

Small group info:

Group members take turns leading and hosting life groups in their homes on Sunday evenings.

LINK Leaders: Bob and Melissa McGuire


Blended Families

The In-Step group is a place for blended families and stepfamilies. The discussions in this class will oftentimes focus on strategies for leading a godly stepfamily.

Sunday morning class location: room 115

DEAF Ministry

OPCC has had a Deaf ministry since 1977. The Deaf Ministry LINK provides Bible classes and Deaf Worship led in ASL by Deaf people. Jesse Neal is the main teacher and preacher for the Deaf. Other Deaf people also lead and participate in the Deaf LINK. Classes and worship are voiced for the Hearing upon request. The Deaf Ministry LINK has a Life Group and social activities that meet regularly. The LINK does at least one service project each year. (Jesse Neal receives funding for teaching and preaching to the OPCC Deaf Ministry LINK from a grant provided by the independent non-profit corporation called Deaf Christian Ministries Foundation of the Midwest).

Please click here to visit their website.

The deaf ministry meets on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights:

Sunday morning class: 9:45-10:30, room 118.

Sunday morning worship service: 10:45-12:00, room 104.

Wednesday night class: 7:00-8:00 p.m., room 118.

Classes are led by minister Jess Neal and other leaders in the group. All classes and worship services are interpreted for the hearing. Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to participate.

Small group info:

Every other Friday evening from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

LINK Leader: Mark Kerns

Deaf Minister: Jess Neal

Empty Nesters

This is a group for parents with children who are no longer living at home.

Sunday morning class location: 211

Small group info:

The Empty Nester's LINK has three small groups. One meets at the home of Jim and Shirley Vickers on Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m. Another meets on the second Sunday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the home of Lynn and Linda Allen. Another meets at the home of Rex and Carol Cline on Sunday evenings from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

LINK Leader: Waymon Hunnicutt


Servant Team of Active Retired Seniors

Our senior group is very active. They have class on Sunday mornings, an additional Bible study on Wednesday mornings, service projects, and luncheons after church once a month in the Fellowship Hall.

Sunday morning class location: main auditorium

For Wednesday morning Bible studies, the women meet in room 104 and the men meet in room 118. The study begins at 10:00 a.m. For more information, contact Sam and Kay Lovell.

Small group info:

The STARS' LINK has two small groups. One meets at the home of Ken and Donna Harwell on Sunday evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

LINK Leader: Ken Harwell

Miscellaneous Small Groups

Our church has two more small groups that aren't necessarily categorized by any one LINK:

Jack and Vista Bowers host a life group that is intergenerational and is comprised of people from around the world. They meet on Friday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and on some Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m. Please contact Jack and Vista for more information.

Dan Knight, our Minister of Adult Discipleship, leads a small group/class that is open to anyone. It meets on Sunday evenings from 5:00-600 p.m. at the church building, in room 124. Please contact Dan Knight for more information.

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