Through the study of God's Word and
opportunities for discussion and prayer, Christians can grow in their
personal faith and understanding. We take great joy in sharing our
What's the purpose of the Church?
What are we here for?
The answers to these questions are articulated throughout the New Testament and capsulized in our Book of Order as the Great Ends of the Church. These purposes are at the heart of the Church's mission in the world:
+ The proclamation of the gospel for the salvation of humankind
+ The shelter, nurture, and spiritual fellowship of the children of God
+ The maintenance of divine worship
+ The preservation of the truth
promotion of social righteousness
+ The exhibition of the Kingdom of Heaven to the world
We know these are the purposes of the church -- but do we really know them? This six-week video study and group discussion time will help refresh our understanding of these purposes and re-evaluate how we are living them out in our church. Each video shares insights and experiences from leaders across the PC(USA), expanding on what each Great End means in theory and real-world practice