When you walk into our church you’ll notice members living out our mission statement, the first part of which states: Rooted in the Gospel, our caring community …. And that’s what you’ll find – we care about you being here. Members will welcome you, greet you at the sanctuary door. Everything you need to participate in worship will be projected during the service, both live in the sanctuary and online. You’ll notice that we like to sing a blend of liturgies and songs, from the familiar and traditional to the contemporary and global.
If you arrive on a Communion Sunday, typically the first and third Sunday of each month, you’ll be reminded by our pastor that it is Jesus who invites us to the table and that you are welcome. Our ushers will direct you to the proper places at the appropriate times to receive communion.
And you will notice many of our members involved in the service; reading scripture passages, offering prayers of the day, sharing the children’s story, gathering the offering and much more; we treasure and celebrate lay leadership in our services and ministries. If you have children they’ll be invited to participate in the children’s message. Truth be told, our members enjoy this part as much as the children do! We always conclude with a prayer with the children and then send them back to be with their caregivers. If however, you find that you need to take your children out of the service for a rest, we offer a family room just outside of the sanctuary where they can be more active, and you can hear and see the service from that windowed area.
Our sanctuary is air-conditioned, is equipped with a good sound and projection system. The sanctuary chairs are curved around the chancel area to provide a strong sense of community around the Font, Word and Table.
After the service you will be invited downstairs for coffee fellowship. This is where the fellowship and great conversation occur. Each Sunday one of our church families serve coffee, tea and goodies of some sort and lots and lots of visiting happens. We even sing when someone celebrates a birthday, anniversary or special event. Rooted in the Gospel, our caring community … is ready to welcome you.