What To Expect
If you are attending our worship service for the first time, here are some things you might like to know…
1. We hold one worship service on Sunday morning, which begins at 10 a.m. Most of our members attend this service, but since we are currently a small congregation, our attendance is typically between 20 and 25 people.
2. Communion is served on the first Sunday of the month, and is open to all who come to worship. Grape juice and challah bread are used; and we receive Communion by breaking a piece of bread off of the loaf, and then consuming the grape juice using small, individual cups. Typically, all in attendance are invited around the altar, and participate in saying the Communion Prayer.
3. Coffee is available as soon as you walk in (at the back of the sanctuary). Jesus may not have needed caffeine to rise from the dead; but perhaps you do! Feel free to bring your coffee to your seat and enjoy during service! Afterwards we invite people to stay for donuts and fellowship.
4. Our worship service blends traditional liturgy with a mixture of contemporary music and older hymns of the church. The sermon always seeks to illuminate the scripture for the day as well as relate to everyday life.
5. The sanctuary is located above ground level, so there is a small set of stairs at the front door leading into the church. If you need to avoid the stairs, you may use the chair lift located at the side entrance at the end of the driveway (between the church and church offices). Feel free to park in the driveway to make the walk shorter.
6. We hold an Adult Education class in Bouman Hall (on the opposite end of the building from the sanctuary) following our 10 a.m. service. It includes coffee and baked goods, as well as friendly fellowship. The group typically discusses the bible, and the participants are more than willing to help those who might be unfamiliar with scripture.
7. Pastor Gary is also available after service should you wish to speak with him.