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Welcome to Ottawa Presbyterian Church! 

Located at 150 North Oak on the corner of East Third Street and Oak Street. 
Telephone:  (419) 523-3694
Beginning May 27 worship services moved up to their 9:45 am summer time slot.  A light, continental breakfast begins at 9:00 am on most Sundays; likewise, coffee generally follows worship.  This schedule runs through Labor Day weekend.

Our Statement

     To love God, follow Jesus, and love all.
Christ as Warrior (mosaic)
Archbishop's Chapel, Ravenna, Italy


Many thanks to those who helped with all of our June projects--Rummage Sale (you go, Jane!) Food Pantry (likewise to Janice, Dee, and Janie) and to Sandy F. for Relay for Life!  You are tremendous models of service! 

Session wil NOT meet in July

Upcoming Items:
Come and enjoy the summer sermon series on the minor prophets!  So far we've learned about Hosea, Joel, Amos, ObadiahJonah, Micah, and Nahum.  Habakkuk is on deck for July 22.
  • July 15 - 21 - Rev. Ben at Transitional Ministry Training (continuing education) conference
  • July 22 - Breakfast at 9 am, Worship at 9:45 am  (Habakkuk)
  • July 22 - Katrina R will talk about her experiences at General Assembly
  • July 22 - Fellowship Committee mets after worship & Katrina's discussion
  • July 24 - Newsletter articles due
  • July 29 - Outdoor Worship at 10:45 am, Ottawa Memorial Park, Shelter House #10
  • August   5 - Breakfast at 9 am, Worship at 9:45 am
  • August   5 - Beer & Hymns, 7 pm, Black Cloister Brewing, 619 Monroe Street, Toledo (sponsored by Maumee Valley Presbytery)
  • August 6-9 - "Bible Blast to the Past" Vaction Bible School, 6 pm to 7:30 pm nightly, Trinity United Methodist Church, Ottawa.  Our students and our volunteers are welcome!  Forms to register or to volunteer are available in our church office, by calling Trinity's office at 419-523-6496, or calling 419-235-3683 and asking for Darlene.
  • August 11 - OPW brunch at Nancy K's home, 10:30 am.  Bring a salad or bread to share with everyone.
  • August 12 - Breakfast at 9 am, Worship at 9:45 am
  • August 19 - Breakfast at 9 am, Worship at 9:45 am
  • August 19 - Session meets after worship
  • August 26 - Breakfast at 9 am, Worship at 9:45 am
  • September  2 - Last Day on Summer Schedule--Breakfast at 9 am, Worship at 9:45 am
  • September  9 - First Day on Fall/Winter Schedule--Worship at 10:45 am
  • September  9 - Sunday School resumes, 9:30 am


ONGOING PROJECT:  Food Pantry--needs the following:  Juice is needed (however grape or grapefruit juice is NOT needed).  Also needed are small bags of sugar (brown, powdered, or granulated), mayonnaise, and baking mixes such as cake, cookie, or brownie mixes.  The office at Trinity is open Monday-Thursday 9 am to 2 pm and items can be dropped off during those times.  If you have questions, please check with Janice G.


If you wish to use the building for a special activity, please see the Building Usage Guidelines.


    You may contact our church using the office phone (419) 523-3694.  You may also email Rev. Ben Shaw ( or call him at (740) 972-1606.  You may also contact our secretary (, our financial secretary (, our treasurer ( or our webmaster (

    You can also find our church through Facebook (Ottawa Presbyterian Church), Twitter (@ottawapres), and Instagram (ottawapres).


    Daily devotionals are available throughout the year at d365.  Check it out--along with the great music that is included.