About Us

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We are very happy that you decided to check out our new website! We hope you find it enlightening, encouraging and educational. In this section, you can find out more about us and the church of Christ in general.
 
Please come and visit. We look forward to meeting you!
 

Our Mission

To Worship God
“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.”
Matthew 22:37
To Serve Those Around Us
“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
Matthew 22:39
To Share Our Faith
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.”
Matthew 28:19
To Mature the Church
“…teaching them to observe all that I command you.”
Matthew 28:20
 
 
 

Our Beliefs

The Primacy of Scripture

Galatians 1:6-7
(6) I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— (7) which is really no gospel at all.

A disregard for God’s word first began when Adam violated the Lord’s divine injunction in the Garden of Eden. God’s chosen people, the Israelites, frequently disregarded His law in furtherance of their own worldly ends, and often suffered for their disobedience. Numerous examples exist in the New Testament of people who distorted God’s word out of ignorance or through selfish, vain ambition.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 tells us that there is “…nothing new under the sun.” Even today, many Christian denominations have allowed themselves to be burdened with worldly traditions and practices that contradict God’s word, His plan for our salvation, and the sacrifice of His son, Jesus Christ.

It is the desire of the churches of Christ to reach beyond denominationalism and return to the simplicity and purity of Christ’s church as it was founded in the first century. The solution is a return to God’s word as written in the Bible. The Bible is THE standard by which our lives must be measured. We believe that the Bible , and only the Bible can lead Christians through life as God intended. Some will call this “fundamentalism”; we simply call it Christianity.

Membership

The total number of churches of Christ in the United States is approximately about 13,410 congregations, with a total membership of more than 1 million people. It is further estimated that there are 13,908 additional congregations outside of the United States with around 750,000 members. Additionally, the churches of Christ sponsor over 600 missionaries in 121 nations.

God’s Organization

Churches of Christ do not maintain large, organizational bureaucracies. There are no large, centralized governing bodies at either the local, regional, national, or international level. Each congregation is independently self-governed by elders who are selected from among the congregation and who meet the qualifications outlined by Paul (1 Timothy 3; Titus 1). These elders are themselves assisted by deacons, evangelists, teachers, and other Christian servants.
 

The Worship

Acts 2:42
(42) They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Worship in the churches of Christ is simple and participatory. Christians meet upon the first day of every week, as was done in the first century, to worship in song, in prayer, and in word. All singing is done a cappella, and the Lord’s Supper is observed, Giving is encouraged, but not compulsory. Sermons and lessons focus on studying the Bible - the original intent of it’s words, and what those inspired words mean for our lives today as Christians.

Terms of Membership

Hebrews 11:6 
(6) And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
 
Acts 2:38
“Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins”

 

The terms of membership in the churches of Christ include:
Faith in God
Confession of belief that Jesus is the Son of God
Repentance of one’s sins
Baptism through immersion in water

 

Matthew 10:32 
(32)"Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him before my Father in heaven.
We encourage you to visit the church of Christ in your community and experience the joy and simplicity of Bible-based study and worship.
 
We encourage you to visit the church of Christ in your community and experience the joy and simplicity of Bible-based study and worship.