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Weekly Confession: Mar. 5th

 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 more concerned with our own needs and what others think of us than with being free in worshipping You (Mark 14:1-9). &...

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Baptism Letter: Feb. 26th

  Dear Baptized Ones,     This Sunday we will have the privilege of witnessing the baptism of Luke Baird. Luke’s parents, Bryan and Kathryn, recognize that Luke’s only hope for eternal life depends upon the washing of regeneration accomplished by Jesus our Savior. This washing of regeneration is signified in baptism and received by faith alon...

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Weekly Confession: Feb. 19th

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 try to live by bread alone and are quick to forget about the means of grace that You generously provide to sustain us during time...

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Communion Letter: Feb. 12th

Dear Family at Christ Community,     As we continue our series, Grace in Unexpected Places, we will be in Numbers 21:4-9 on Sunday. This brief story of the Israelite’s last episode of grumbling in the wilderness displays both the cost of sin and God’s enduring grace. We will have the privilege of celebrating the healing of our sin and the overthrow...

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Weekly Confession: Feb. 12th

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 too often grow impatient with where You lead us and how you provide for us along the way (Numbers 21:4-5).   We confess that we ...

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Weekly Confession: Feb. 5th

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 too often forsake weekly corporate worship as You designed according to Your means of grace in favor of our own private means (Leviticu...

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Weekly Confession: Jan. 29th

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 call to You for help, trusting in our own strength to overcome trials (Exodus 3:1-12).   We confess t...

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Communion Letter: Jan. 22

Dear Family at Christ Community,     We will begin our new series, Grace in Unexpected Places, in Genesis 3 this Sunday. As part of our worship, we will come to the Lord’s Table together seeking nourishment from the broken bread and filled cup. We need to be reminded of our forgiveness and newness of life in Christ so as to endure temptation, survive our...

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Weekly Confession: Jan. 22

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 know Your word well enough to protect us from both the devil and ourselves (Genesis 3:1-5).   We confess tha...

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Communion Letter: Jan. 8th

Dear Family at Christ Community,     This Sunday we will have another opportunity to partake of the Lord’s Supper—the sign and seal of our union and communion with Jesus. We will also hear from Acts 6 and 1 Timothy 3 about the office of and qualifications for deacons. In these things we have the opportunity to see and reflect upon the wisdom and me...

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