DISCIPLESHIP AT CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS

Dis-ci-ple-ship

/dəˈsīpəl/SHip

verb

noun: disciple

 

   1.  a reproducing of disciples in the likeness of oneself

   2.  Following a teacher or leader to learn their practices

   3.  Often used in the context of the Christian faith to carry
        out the great commission of Matthew 28 to make 
        disciples of all nations.

 

To many the word the discipleship is either completely foreign or a great buzz word around many churches.   Some may have heard the term but are really unclear as to what it actually means or entails.   At Holy Cross, the word Discipleship is a verb that we believe changes lives.  Discipleship happens when people invest in other people.  You will see that we do that in various ways but the end goal is help you grow in your personal walk with the Lord as one of his disciples.

 

FAMILY Discipleship night

 

Starting in the Fall of 2017 we will offer various teaching series to help you engage and grow in discipleship. These classes will be for all age groups Birth – 100 and will range in topic from Basic Christianity, Finances, Parenting, How to read your bible, Sharing your faith and so much more.

 

Dinner 5:30pm

Teaching 6:00 -7:00pm

 

Discipleship for Kids, Youth and Adults.

 

August 30 - October 4th

Kids - Fun, Games, and whole lot more as we grow into Christ likeness -

          led by Heather Johnson

Youth - One (One Hope, One Truth, One Way), a study on unity in Christ -

            led by Susan Caraway

Adults - A Journey Through Scripture - taught by Dr. Mark Gignilliat and

             The Rev. Wes Sharp

 

October 11- Nov 15th - TBA

 

Sunday School

 

  • Infants and Toddlers  – Nursery is provided for all children, birth until 5 years of age, every Sunday from 9:00 until 12:00.  Our nursery is more than just a babysitting service.  We believe that early childhood is the perfect time to begin teaching the word of God.  Children will enjoy a Bible story, as well as, engaging activities and crafts.

  • Kids - Sunday school is offered for children, age 5 through age 12, on Sunday mornings from 9:15 until 10:15.  Sunday school is a time for children to be active participants in our Bible lesson.  We keep our school aged children interested and engaged with Bible lessons, games, songs, crafts, and much more.

  • Adults – Grab a cup of coffee and join us on Sunday mornings at 9:15am as we discuss various topics from Scripture based on the readings from that days service.  You will find it is also a great time to get to know a few people and engage in some wonderful conversation around the table.

 

Children’s Church

 

Children’s church is offered for children, age 5 through age 12, during the 10:30 service on Sunday mornings.  Children’s church follows along with the scripture readings and sermon topics of the adult church service, but is presented in a more age appropriate manner. Children are encourages to actively participate in and to lead the children’s church worship service in ways that are meaningful for him or her.

 

 

 

 

Bible Studies/Small Groups

 

  • Men’s Bible Study -  The men of Holy Cross have a standing bible study open to any man in the church or the community that meets on Friday morning at 6:30am.  Feel free to bring your breakfast, coffee, and a bible as we walk through different books of scripture and engage in “iron sharpening iron” each week.

  • Women’s Bible Study – The women of Holy Cross have a standing bible study open to any woman in the church or community that meets on Tuesday at 9:30am.

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