Our Mission: “To be a lighthouse for ALL to make disciples of Jesus Christ. To love, prepare and serve from the sand and the sea.”

Lenten: A Season of Preparation


The Ocean View United Women in Faith invites and encourages you, during this Lenten Season, to reflect and share through an offering, some of your many blessings.

As you read each day’s message, in the devotional, may you be reminded not only of these gifts and blessings, but also all the gifts and blessings that our Lord has bestowed upon you. Click the button to the right to read or download the devotional.

Congratulations to OVUMC!

Disability Friendly Accessible Silver Award

Ocean View Earns Silver Badge for Accessibility…..  Click below to read more about this important award.

Upcoming Events PDF File

Click on the button below to view the Up Coming Events for OVUMC. Also, be sure to visit the OV CALENDAR.

OV in Action PDF File

View our church in action by clicking on the button.

Welcome to Ocean View
United Methodist Church

Ocean View United Methodist Church is a Lighthouse Congregation of the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Lighthouse congregations are committed to: Worship, Discipleship, Mission, Sacrament, and Pastoral Care. Our church identity has always been tied to our location on Oak Island, where we enjoy the protection and glow of the Oak Island lighthouse nearby.

We welcome ALL by providing varied Worship services, Discipleship through small group studies and multiple Mission opportunities for outreach, witness and nurturing our church family. The Sacrament of communion is offered to ALL who wish to receive it and Pastoral and Congregational Care is available to those in need of it.

Our mission statement, “To be a lighthouse for ALL to make disciples of Jesus Christ. To love, prepare and serve from the sand and the sea.” tells our story and our purpose. You are welcome here.

For 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

April 21, 2024 – “Love In Truth And Action”
with Pastor Justin
Scripture – 1 John 3:16-24

Listen to Podcast available by 12:30 PM

April 21, 2024 – “Love In Truth And Action”
with Pastor Justin
Scripture – 1 John 3:16-24

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.

Angel in Flower Garden outside church


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

Beautiful Cross inside church

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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Disability Friendly Accessible Silver Award Badge

Congratulations to OVUMC!

On November 30, Ocean View UMC received confirmation from the UMC Disability Ministries Committee that, based on our recent audit checklist, Ocean View has earned a Silver Badge for accessibility. Our parking, entries, classrooms, restrooms, and worship services have been made more disability friendly. We are proud to be one of only two churches in the Harbor District with Silver Badge recognition! Worshippers and visitors with disabilities can now see we've made special efforts to make them feel welcome.