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Communion Letter: Oct. 14th

Dear Family at Christ Community, On Sunday, we will have the chance to remember God's great love for us as displayed in the Lord's Table. We will be invited to taste and see yet again the goodness of the Lord to us in and through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Just as Peter calls for the saints throughout the ages to remember the indicatives and imperat...

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Weekly Confession: Oct. 14th

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we don't make every effort to confirm our calling and election in our further transformation into the image of Christ (2 Peter 1:5-11). We ...

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Weekly Confession: Oct. 7th

Each week during our service we confess as a congregation that we are sinful in comparison to a holy God and in eternal need of a Savior....

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Weekly Confession: Sept. 30th

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we don't humble ourselves under Your mighty hand and don't cast our anxieties upon You leaving us exposed to the devil's devouring (1 Peter 5:...

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Weekly Confession: Sept. 23rd

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we frequently fail to shepherd in the image of the chief Shepherd what You have entrusted to us (1 Peter 5:1-4). We confess that we often...

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Communion Letter: Sept. 16th

Dear Family at Christ Community, We will have the opportunity this Sunday to gather together and commune with Christ at His Table through the broken bread and abundant cup. These nourishing elements help to empower us in the Holy Spirit to also commune with Christ in His suffering for the sake of the life of the world. In 1 Peter 4:12-19, Peter calls for us to "rejoic...

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Weekly Confession: Sept. 16th

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we are often surprised at the fiery trials that come upon us to test us thinking it strange that this is happening to us as Christians (1 Pete...

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Weekly Confession: Sept. 9th

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we often live according to our passions instead of according to Your will (1 Peter 4:1-6). We confess that we frequently fail to be self-cont...

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Communion Letter: September 2

Dear Family at Christ Community, This Sunday we will gather together to celebrate the victory of Jesus Christ over death and all of its associated powers. Our focal text will be 1 Peter 3:18-22 which contains one of more complex set of verses in the Bible. Martin Luther's comment on 1 Peter 3:19-20 captures the complexity in his confession that, "A wonderful text is t...

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Weekly Confession: September 2nd

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we often deny Jesus' lordship over our life, death, and resurrection by living in fear and anxiety (1 Peter 3:18-20). We confess that we fr...

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