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Weekly Confession: August 27th

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 fail to walk in a manner worthy of You bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of You (Colossians 1:9-14). ...

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Communion Letter: August 20th

Dear Family at Christ Community, This Sunday we will celebrate the Lord's Table together as we begin the Letter to the Colossians. The broken bread and offered cup humbly display both the sufficiency and the supremacy of Christ which serves as the main theme for Colossians. The broken body of Christ proved sufficient to pay for all of our sins and satisfy the wrath ...

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Weekly Confession: August 20th

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 fail to love other saints as a result of the hope that is laid up for us in heaven and the Gospel which has come to us (Colossians 1:...

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Communion Letter: Aug. 6th

Dear Family at Christ Community, This Sunday as we finish our time in Hosea we will also have the opportunity to partake of the Lord's Table. This Table teaches us, as few things in this world so visibly can, that God loves us. The bread teaches us that our sin has received a decisive answer in the broken body of Jesus. The cup teaches us that our resurrection to new co...

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Weekly Confession: August 6th

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 don't bring words of repentance to return to You remaining instead orphans without mercy (Hosea 14:1-3). We confess that we fail t...

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Weekly Confession: July 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 often ignore You as our redeeming savior requiring You instead to overtake us as a beastly tyrant (Hosea 13:4-9). We confess that we fre...

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Weekly Confession: July 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 struggle to wait upon Your covenant love as the only true source of hope and transformation in our lives (Hosea 12:2-6). We confess that...

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Baptism Letter: July 16th

Dear Baptized Ones, On Sunday, we will have the occasion to reflect again on our baptisms as we witness Frances DeMar's baptism. James and Catie confess in Frances' baptism their faith in and need of God's grace in raising their daughter. They trust that this means of grace will help cultivate Frances' knowledge of God's love and care for her as a covenant child. Th...

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Weekly Confession: July 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 the more You call to us, the more we go our own way (Hosea 11:1-7). We confess that we frequently surround You with lies ignoring Your comp...

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Communion Letter: July 9th

Dear Family at Christ Community, We have the opportunity this Sunday to rejoice again through the bread and cup at what Christ has sown so that we could reap eternal life. As our worship focuses on Hosea 10, the prophet will challenge us in verse 12 to "sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is time to seek the Lord,...

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