Church Series

The Ohio River Valley District seeks to help churches connect to God and to each other by offering free and low cost resources for church-wide sermon series. All the materials you need to create a compelling message are included: graphics, message notes, adult small group materials, and children & youth materials. Visit to view what's coming:

For use any time in the church calendar:

Graphic Title & lengthIdeal timeframe for useDescription & web address
The Ghost
5 weeks
Leading up to Pentecost
2015: April 26-May 24
To experience more fully the Holy Spirit in our individual lives and in our service in building the Kingdom of God.


6 weeks
2015: Sept.-October
Learn to walk in the confidence and power of who God made you to be. You have a choice: comfort and security or the divine adventure that God created just for you.


Upside Down: A Different Way to LiveWinter
2016: January-February

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus calls us to a radically different way of life. Listen for the voice of someone who is definitely different but whose voice holds something beautiful within it. 



Seasonal resources:

GraphicTitle Ideal timeframe for useDescription & web address
The Waiting Room   Advent 2015

Often we view waiting as doing nothing. Nothing is not the correct image for how and what we are waiting for. This series gives the fundamentals of how to wait well.  

Under Wraps              Advent 2015Explore the character of God described in the Old Testament and then revealed through Jesus Christ. Each week centers on a key word describing a characteristic of God: faithful, dangerous, expectant and jealous.