Sunday Services

 
Welcome dear friend, come and worship with us. Join us in a family oriented, comfortable sanctuary, where you will feel right at home. Make new friends, get a free cup of coffee before the service begins, enjoy a full music band every service, and shop our Christian book store featuring a large variety of books! But most importantly, the worship service is going to be powerful and relevant to your life. A Church full of imperfect people, coming together as one, worshipping the same God! It will be a privilege to have you with us!
 
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What to expect during a Sunday worship service:

WARM WELCOME:

Upon arrival, you will receive a program explaining what you can expect during the celebration. One of the first things you’ll notice is the River of Life Cafe’ located immediately to your right as you enter. There is  FREE coffee or you can order a cup of cappuccino (also free for 1st guests — be sure to use your coupon found in the visitor’s packet) or purchase a roll, bagel or donut. You are welcome to bring a cup into the auditorium.
 
BE FREE, BE YOURSELF:
You’ll also see that everyone is dressed casually. We begin our celebrations with about 25 minutes of worship. Rather than an organ or choir we have a live band. Most of our music has a pop/rock feel. One way or another, you should have some catchy tunes to hum all week long. After worship, there will be a few announcements. Following the announcements, our children are dismissed for Junior Church as everyone else prepares for the weekend message. The talk lasts somewhere between 30 and 45 minutes and often includes video clips from movies, stories from people’s lives, or dramas.
 
NO EXPECTATIONS:
Afterwards, you’ll have the opportunity to receive prayer from our prayer team, if you’d like. We do NOT take up offerings, but rather provide offering boxes at the entry doors. We do not expect or request money from our visitors!
 

NO INTIMIDATION:
Our celebrations run about an hour and a half. We get a lot of encouraging feedback about how relevant and practical people typically find the talks to be. Our goal is to be a church where everyone can feel comfortable and relate to God. After the celebration, many people visit with friends and often develop into groups and go out for a meal. You also might want to wander through our Vineyard book store (soon to be called the Winepress). We hope you’ll return for another visit next Saturday or Sunday or sometime in the future.

A UNITED FAMILY:
We will try not to spotlight or embarrass our visitors in any manner while, at the same time, seek to make you feel comfortable and at home.
 
WE LOVE CHILDREN:
Our Sunday morning children’s ministry is called “Seekers in Sneakers.”  and is coordinated by Carole Osborne who has an incredible love for children and a strong team supporting all age groups!
 
WE LOOK AFTER YOUR KIDS:
We offer programs for kids aged 0 to 6th grade at both worship celebrations. Our nursery provides a safe and clean environment for babies. From children’s camp in the summer to musicals, making crafts, and learning the stories of the Bible every week — you’ll find your children love junior church!! Parents of children aged newborn to two must register their children when they drop their child off so they may be reached if their child needs their attention. Junior Church begins at the end of our singing portion of our worship celebration in order for our children to learn the joy of adult worship as well.
 
Small Groups (Clusters):
“Cluster” is the name of our home fellowships where we gather together and grow closer to each other and to God. Our desire is that every member be a part of a Cluster to help develop his/her walk with the Lord. Stop by the Information Table, visit the Cluster page, or call the church for details and directions to each of these home fellowship groups. You can also visit the “Home Fellowship Groups” page here: >>

Youth (Student Ministries):

  • 6:30 – 8:30PM on Wednesdays at the church for any youth in grades 6-12.
  • 6:30-7:15 PM Open gym and Fellowship: Fellowship is vital to the success of any youth program. This is where relationships and trust are built between the youth and the leadership.
  • 7:15-8:00 PM Full Group Worship, Bible Study, and Related Activities: This time is geared towards youth of all ages and spiritual maturity levels. Subjects vary from week to week, but teach the youth to make Christianity relevant and their relationship with Jesus real. The studies are interactive and allow time for discussion and questions.
  • 8:00-8:30 PM Small Group Ministry, Discussion, and Prayer.