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Spiritual Enrichment

Worship and Bible Study

For many, the Sunday Morning Service in the Temple is the highlight of the Ocean Park week. Glorious music provided by the Temple Choir, the Bell Choir and the Temple Brass, great congregational singing, and thoughtful, inspiring sermons by guest preachers from a variety of denominations combine to make these services uniquely moving events. This summer's series begins on Sunday, June 26 at 10:30 am and continues each Sunday through September 4. Parents are invited to make use of the Nursery for pre-school children during the Temple worship service each Sunday, from 10:15 to 11:45 am. The Nursery is located in Jordan Hall, where experienced adult supervision is provided.

Sunday School is provided for children in kindergarten through grade six in Jordan Hall each Sunday from 10:15 to 11:45 am. Children are also welcomed to sit with their families during Temple worship services. For them, Temple Tote Bags are provided and may be obtained at the side entrance. In the Totes are quiet activities with a Christian theme. Nursery is available. Facilitated by staff members from Oceanwood.

Morning Watch discussions are offered are also offered selectively through the summer season. More info here > >

Continuing a 135 year tradition, the Ocean Park Association hosts nationally-recognized and leading regional speakers. For eleven Sundays this summer, Ocean Park residents and guests will be able to hear outstanding preachers in the Temple, located at 50 Temple Avenue.

Guest Preachers 2016

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June 26 – Rev. Dr. Liz Walker, Roxbury Presbyterian Church, Roxbury, MA

July 3 – Rev. Dr. James Brenneman, President, Goshen College, Goshen, IN

July 10 – Rev. Toni Kim, Minister of Family Life & Disabilities Park Street, Church Boston, MA

July 17 – Rev. Julie Flowers, First Baptist Church in Beverly, Beverly, MA

July 24 – Rev. Dr. Doug Scalise, (Communion Sunday) Senior Pastor, Brewster Baptist Church, Brewster, MA

July 31 – Rev. Dana Allen Walsh, Senior Pastor, South Church, Andover, MA

Aug 7 – Rev. Dan Smith, Senior Pastor, First Church Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

Aug 14 – Rev. Dr. Tony Campolo, President, Evangelical Assoc. for the Advancement of Education, St. Davids, PA

Aug 21 – Rev. Quinn G. Caldwell, Pastor and Teacher, Plymouth Congregational Church, Syracuse, NY

Aug 28 – Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, Conference Minister Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ, Framingham, MA

Sept 4 – Rev. Dr. Rock Jones, President, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

Summer Season 2016