The Overcomers Christian Fellowship International (OCFI) Plymouth headquarters is an independent multi-cultural and multi-racial Pentecostal Christian Church where everyone is welcome and accepted. We make God’s Word as simple, relevant and applicable as possible to our everyday life.
The Symbolic meaning of our churches logo
The weapon of our battles (Heb. 4:12)
The Empty Cross
The power of resurrection (power of God) which is our salvation (1 Cor. 1:18)
The Seven Stars
Mark of perfection and completeness representing 7 messages to the Overcomers (Revelation chapters 2 & 3)
The Yellow Background
Represents Wisdom, Joy, Happiness, Spiritual development / awareness, Creative and Spiritual healing
The church’s vision is actualized via the several ministries in the church, some of which include:
The Pastorate Team
The Pastorate team with advise from the Trustees, as well as the advisory board and the leading of the Holy Spirit ensures that the church’s spiritual operations and services are run efficiently and effectively making use of the available resources in the Church.
The Evangelism Team
Weekly evangelism at the city centre distributing the church leaflets, concerts, workshops and tracts in order to make new believers & win souls for Christ through the Church aids and guides provided. To visit new comers on behalf of the Church in order to pray and encourage them.
The Men’s Fellowship
Monthly meeting of all men usually third Sunday after the service in the Church for prayers, exhortation and discussions of interested topics addressing men’s spiritual, physical and material well being.
The Women’s Fellowship
Monthly meeting of all women usually third Sunday after the service in the Church for prayers, exhortation and discussions of interested topics addressing women’s spiritual, physical and material well being.
Youth and Teens Ministry
Our goal is to help youth and teens follow Christ with all of their life; and also trying to shape them to look more like Jesus. We see this happen by leading teens to engage in worship, study God’s Word through relevant teaching, and process faith through small group led by adult mentors.
The Children’s Ministry
Teachers are to assist mothers during church services. Teach children Bible lessons, such as learning about Bible characters and their attributes, watching videos and learning songs.
The Prayer Warrior’s Team
Intercessory prayers on behalf of the church, individuals and nations.
Praise and Worship Team
To lead Church in praise and worship through the sung and spoken Word. To create an enabling environment where people are able to worship and praise God freely, thereby creating an atmosphere for God’s visitation.
The Ushering Team
Officiate at Church programmes by welcoming members & visitors; arrange chairs, distribute tithes & offering envelopes as well as visitor’s slips during services, such as Sunday service, Night vigil, Bible Study, Breakthrough services and other Church’s programmes.
The Technical and Media Team
Set up all equipment and schedules (songs and Bible verses etc.) on easy Worship for all services. Project service slides and Bible verses and other information at the request of the minister (Choir, Pastor). Ensure all sound equipment (speakers, batteries are fully charged, computer up and running) and ready to be used for every service.
Sunday School / Bible Study Teachers’ Team
Deliberate on the search the scripture review of what to be taught on Sunday morning which is one hour programme between 7pm-8pm every Saturday.
Sanctuary Keeper’s Team
The team is responsible for keeping the church both inside and outside clean and tidy between events, services, and various church activities.
Student Campus Fellowship
The church also has a strong-base of student membership and so the need for the Overcomers Student Campus Fellowship through which students can have a closer fellowship, address academic issues, and have a healthy social environment.
Mission and Vision Statement
To communicate to the people of Plymouth and the world, the life-changing power of Jesus Christ in a practical and understanding way through evangelism, unadulterated prophetic preaching and teaching of the Word of God. The OCFI is to nurture people who will genuinely love others and participate in making disciples of all nations thus becoming passionate, devoted followers of Jesus Christ; living in the power of the Holy Spirit; and helping the needy in our communities.
The God-given vision of OCFI is a 3-fold vision detailed as follows:
(1) A call to discipleship (Heb.10:25) Equipping ourselves with the Word of God and continue to grow in it daily and for its practical use in our everyday life till the second coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. This will enable us discovering and nurturing the gifts God has given individual for the edification of the body of Christ.
(2) A call to Witnessing (Mark 16:15) Winning souls for Christ through local and national evangelism building up to International missionary work.
(3) A call to greatness in life (1 John 4:4) To be great in all our endeavours and to be Overcomers in every situation of life through developing members as prayer eagles in facing the challenges of life.