Open House Sunday
On September 17th, Christ Uncensored opened its doors to both familiar faces and newcomers for a special Open House event. We welcomed some new members who first met us at our Back 2 School Bash and it was an honor to show them what we do on a Sunday! It was a day filled with worship, fellowship, and a profound sense of God's presence among us.
At the heart of our gathering was a time of worship, and our team brought the fire and passion as they praised our heavenly father! Our 4 PM service is lively and that energy magnified the harmonious voices and heartfelt praises of everyone in attendance. As we sang songs of worship and gratitude, we could feel the Holy Spirit hovering over us.
No gathering at Christ Uncensored is complete without the knowledge of God's Word. On this Open House, in the middle of our relationship message series, Pastor Ro delivered a powerful sermon that not only made us laugh but also touched the hearts of everyone present. The sermon was a reminder of the firm foundation that we find in Christ, even in the midst of life's challenges, no matter what wind blows.
As we reflected on the scripture, we were reminded that our church is a place where God's Word comes alive, guiding us on our spiritual journeys and offering solace in times of trouble.
Honoring Christ Uncensored
One of the highlights of the day was the opportunity to dive deeper into the essence of our church. Our church directors took to the stage to speak about our Four Step Journey. At Christ Uncensored we believe everyone is on a four step journey and that is to know God, find freedom, discover purpose and make a difference.
While that seems simple, there are so many moving parts that go on behind the scenes. How we, at our church, come to know God is on a Sunday in our church services. We also have CUHOW Kids which is where our future leaders come to know God under the care of our director Jenny.
We find freedom through community, we take to heart James 5:16 which says, “Confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed.” We facilitate that opportunity by small gatherings of church members called community groups. This is where we step out of a row, and get into a circle with other believers. We have both curriculum groups where we have a set learning agenda as well as activity groups. Activity groups is where we hang out, pray and enjoy each other's company.
We believe that being called to church includes discovering your purpose. Finding your purpose begins at growth track, growth track is a 4 part program, you'll learn in depth about Christ Uncensored, our history, our beliefs and how we function. By the end you'll also find your unique spiritual gifts and you'll have the opportunity to pick a serve team.
The directors also spoke about how we make a difference at our church. Through an idea that was born of the Holy Spirit, we have a ministry called Helping Hand. Helping Hand is how we get to help individuals or families on a small scale. This is personalized assistance. As an example if you or someone you know is struggling to pay a light bill, go food shopping or another critical need, we come together to help in any way that we can.
Through this presentation at our Open House Sunday, we discovered that our church is not just a building but a spiritual family. It is a place where diverse individuals come together to worship, grow in faith, and support one another through life's ups and downs.
We love people
We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to all who attended our Open House on September 17th. Your presence, your worship, and your participation made the event truly special. It was a testament to the love and unity that define our Christ Uncensored family.
We also want to extend an open invitation to those who couldn't make it to the Open House. If you are searching for a community that preaches the unadulterated love of Jesus or simply curious about Christ Uncensored House of Worship, please join us for one of our upcoming services. We meet every Sunday for an afternoon service at 4 PM - 77 Alaska Street. We would be overjoyed to welcome you with open arms and open hearts.
In closing, we want to express our gratitude to Jesus for the blessings and opportunities He continues to present to our church.
Please keep Christ Uncensored in your prayers as we strive to take the land of West Brighton in Staten Island by bringing Jesus and love to the home of our neighbors.
Watch the Service from Open House Sunday
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