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Welcome to Ocean View
United Methodist Church

 We invite you to come worship with us.

Whether you’re planning a trip to the beach, looking for a new church home, or already a part of our church community, we’re glad you stopped by. Ocean View offers a multitude of services as well as opportunities to serve and grow in Our Lord… we hope you’ll find what you’re looking for in these pages. If you haven’t visited with us before and you would like more information about our church please fill out the “Contact Us” form at the bottom of the page or contact us at (910)278-5973. Come and visit with us at 8400 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465.
Office hours:
Monday thru Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday: Closed
Food Pantry Hours:
Wednesday & Friday 9:00 AM – Noon


Live Stream

Sunday Services Start At 9:30 & 11:00 AM

October 1, 2023 – “True Wealth”
John Wesley’s ‘The Dangers of Riches’
Scripture – I Timothy 6: 9-10

Listen to Podcast available by 12:30 PM

October 1, 2023 – “True Wealth”
John Wesley’s ‘The Dangers of Riches’
Scripture – I Timothy 6: 9-10

OVUMC is on the computer screen

If you are not able to attend the live stream sermon you can watch the recorded version of the 9:30 Service or the 11:00 Service anytime after 12:30 by clicking on the “Join Live Stream” button or Recorded to choose the service. Other sources to view the live stream are Facebook and YouTube. To view the video archives of recorded sermons click CONTEMPORARY for the 9:30 AM sermon and SPIRITED TRADITIONAL for the 11:00 AM sermon.

Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it.


If you would like to make a donation or tithe to OVUMC you may do so by clicking on the following link. Thank you for your Donations….


Come join us at one of our Abbreviated Services. Click here to view church service times.


Our staff is always ready and willing to serve. Click staff to meet them and view the various ways to contact them when they are needed.

Ocean View United
Methodist Church

Mission Statement

The mission of Ocean View United Methodist Church is to be a lighthouse for ALL to make disciples of Jesus Christ. To love, prepare and serve from the sand and the sea.

Sunday Services
8:00 AM – Traditional Service with Celebration Singers
9:30 AM – Contemporary Service with Rock of Faith Praise Band
11:00 AM – Spirited Traditional Service with Chancel Choir
Please note: One combined service is held on months with five
Sundays and is held on the 5th Sundays at 10am

Saturday Service
6:00 PM in our Small Chapel

Stay Informed

Grab a cup of coffee, sit back and click away to stay informed on all the latest news, special events and classes. And don’t forget the OVUMC calendar to stay current and up-to-date. Use the Facility Use Request Form when you need to book an event at the church. Need prayer or prayer for someone? Click on Prayer Request.


Stay up to date on the latest classes and events by viewing our monthly calendar. The calendar will give you a day by day run down of every event OV has to offer within the given month. Stay current and view our calendar.


If you want to stay up-to-date on the activities and events going on at Ocean View click OV Weekly News to subscribe to our weekly email updates. Our Classes page informs you of upcoming classes offered at OVUMC.


Need help in your life or maybe you know someone else that needs help or maybe they are just on your mind? Ask for a Prayer Request from the church family!


Planning an event, a class, or a meeting! Use the Facility Use Request Form. Fees may apply for use of the sanctuary and or multi-purpose room.

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If you would like to know more about Ocean View United Methodist Church or need additional information please send us a message. We look forward to hearing from you.

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