Worship – Our worship services are traditional in that we seek to facilitate and preserve the simplicity of New Testament worship. A typical service includes singing, prayer, scripture reading, preaching God’s word, prayer requests and announcements. We worship together in families and therefore welcome children into our services with their parents to participate and hear from the same great God as the adults.
Sunday morning attendance is between 30 – 50 people. Dress trends from Sunday best to business-casual. Sundays we begin worship at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch. Sharing a meal together each week gives the opportunity for building fellowship with one another. On the 2nd Sunday of the month we have an additional worship service following lunch at around 1:30 p.m.
Beginning – On Sunday morning we come together as a body for about 30 minutes of congregational singing beginning at 10:30 am. This worship helps prepare our hearts for hearing the preached word by speaking to one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, making melody in our hearts to the Lord. All ages are encouraged to participate and come before His presence with singing. During this time, we sing several songs, offer prayer and hear scripture read.
Singing – The instrument we enjoy using as the vehicle of praise at CPBC is the voice, singing with grace in our hearts. We love doctrinally rich hymns as the staple of truth to sing praise over the glory of God. We engage in congregational singing, which emphasizes the gathered body singing praise to God with one heart and one voice, over performed music.
Sermons – We seek to highly value the word of God as He has ordained. We dedicate about an hour to the preaching of God’s word, seeking to expose the meaning of Scriptural passages as they reveal God’s glory and His will for us. Often our sermons are prepared as a series going through a book of the bible from both the Old and New Testaments. All preaching is driven by the Gospel of Grace, the Bible’s main message of God saving sinners through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Post Sermon – We sing a hymn encapsulating the theme of the sermon which allows reflection on what God has spoken through His word. Following the song, we have a brief time of prayer requests from the congregation. A typical service is finished by 12:00 noon.
After the Service – The pastors are available to meet with any visitors who may have questions about Jesus Christ/Christianity, our particular congregation or any prayer requests.
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