"Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another." (1 John 4:11)
Did you know there are 50+ references to the words "one another" in the Bible? Because "one another" is important to God, it is important to us. As a church, we provide a number of different contexts "to love one another." There are three primary ways to connect with "one another" at our church.
1. Sunday Worship
Every week we gather together on Sunday morning to receive love from God and give love to our neighbor. Everyone is welcome. We receive God's love by hearing His Word sung and preached. We also receive his love by taking Communion together. We then turn and love our neighbor through a welcome handshake, a loving hug, and an encouraging word.
2. Small Groups
Every week small groups of people gather in homes or at the church to actually "do" life together. These are opportunities to build relationships with people in your same life stage - or maybe someone in a different life stage that can help encourage and exhort. We believe these small groups are essential to our being discipled and discipling one another. Fill out this form to start the journey in small groups!
We also want "to love one another" outside of our public gatherings. Although there is no requirement to gather with others in your home or at the local coffee shop, we encourage everyone to do so. No man is an island and no Christian can receive the love of Christ apart from other Christians. The author of Hebrews understood this when he connected the "confession of our hope" with the words "meet together" two verses later.
We are called to 'equip' and 'be equipped' for ministry - for service. God gives us characteristics, talents, and resources that He intends for us to use to build His kingdom. We encourage eveyrone to find their place of service in and through the church and in their community. To serve at TCC, Sign Up Here!
"Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near." (Hebrews 10:23-25)