Men’s Ministries

Men’s ministries at OFLC seeks to encourage and support men in their various roles as leaders, husbands, fathers, mentors, co-workers, community members, and most importantly, as Christians in an ever changing world.  It’s a call to action; in response to God’s grace in our lives, as Paul says in Ephesians 2:8-10:

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.  For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

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Upcoming Events

Happy Hour
Third Thursday of each month
Half Penny Brewery (map)
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Men’s Breakfast:
4 times a year we host a large group gathering for men of all ages.  Includes breakfast, time for fellowship, and an inspiring/challenging speaker to help equip us to live out our faith in tangible ways.

Men’s Ministry Breakfast
February 10, 2018
7:30 – 9:30am
Cost $5.00

Our guest presenter is Dr. Mark Rockenbach from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, who will be giving a presentation called, “Responding to Sexual Temptation”.  Dr. Rockenbach will share how we as men can be better prepared to fight temptation while also experiencing God’s grace for past failures.  “Pastor Abel and I saw this presentation at Concordia Seminary and I highly recommend it to all men at OFLC, regardless of age.  It is a timely and much needed conversation, where you will leave feeling empowered and encouraged.” -Micah Steiner, Director of Discipleship.

Men’s Saturday Morning Bible Study:
Prayer, fellowship and study. Meets Saturday mornings in the Library 7:00 – 8:00 am.

Past Events:

Backpacking Trip – Golden Gate Canyon State Park:
This summer, five men traversed the Golden Gate State Park on a 2 night, 3 day backpacking trip.  In addition to experiencing God’s beautiful creation, there was a time for Bible study and fellowship.


Fishing Trip – Arkansas River:
Another 5 men spent 2 days “catching their dinner.”  Fun was had by all, and we’re told, that this time, the big one didn’t get away!


Grand Canyon Adventure:
In April of 2015, 10 men set out for a Grand Canyon trip in Arizona.  Base camping at the top and bottom of the rim, the guys grew in the Lord and relationships with each other.