Christ Church's mission is to glorify and enjoy God as we gather, grow, and go. Our worship is God-focused as we proclaim the Lord's glory through singing, praying, confessing, Bible reading, preaching, giving, administering Baptism, and the Lord's Supper. Our worship services are full of joy, reverence, and awe of our Triune-God. The order of our worship service is rooted in the ancient apostolic Christianity found in the Bible. We seek to worship God as He commands in the Bible. Because of this, Christ Church's worship services don't fall into the American paradigm of "traditional" or "contemporary." Our services are simple and transcend time and culture. While the languages and musical instruments may differ, our typical Sunday worship service fits in various historical contexts. Whether a local church in Knoxville, New York, Los Angeles, ancient Ephesus, seventeenth-century Scotland, Uganda, Afghanistan, ancient Jerusalem, Mexico, or China.
When we gather for corporate worship at Christ Church, we gather to glorify and enjoy God in worship. We do not seek to entertain, create an experience, or put on a show or concert. Worship isn't a monologue you sit back and receive. Instead, biblical corporate worship is a covenantal dialogue between God and His people. God's people participate in corporate worship. We all sing together, confess together, and pray together.
The worship at Christ Church is God-focused, Spirit-filled, Christ-exalting, and biblically-guided. This attitude is evident in that we read the Word (Revelation 1:3), pray the Word (Psalm 143), preach the Word (1 Timothy 4:13; 2 Timothy 4:1-5), sing the Word (Colossians 3:16-17), and see the Word (1 Corinthians 11:23-34).
We love God's ordinary means of grace: prayer, Word, and sacrament.
Finally, our services are full of joy, reverence, and awe of our Triune-God.
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SUNDAY PRAYER MEETING
We gather Sunday evenings for our corporate prayer meeting with dinner afterward.
We are meeting at the New Covenant Church building located at 5520 Ball Camp Pike behind the Walmart Neighborhood Market.