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SUNDAY SERVICE

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Sunday Mornings

The coffee will be ready for you! We have a relaxed atmosphere so if you dress casually, you’ll feel right at home.  We tend to take time before and after service to connect with each other. In fact, service could start a little late as we wrap up our conversations.

Outdoor Family Day

Family Events

We have four special Family Gatherings each year for our church families and community. 

These include:

Easter morning celebration

Summer Picnic

Harvest Party around October 31st 

Christmas Celebration 

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Service 

Service usually starts with worship followed by Pastor Rob or another speaker sharing.  We seek the Lord and what is on His heart, and what we share is Biblical and centered on God as our Loving, Good Father.  We are committed to discovering who He is , who we are to Him, and how we can share Him with our world. 

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Thursday Night Gathering

Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. we gather at Resort for a time of prayer and intercession.  This time is a bit different each week but plan on praying and worshipping together as we seek God’s presence and heart for those gathered and for our church and world.  Many times, this includes prophetic ministry and time to pray for healing. 

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Children's Ministry

Following worship, we have classes available for nursery to elementary aged children.  Your children will have caring, fun adults teach them about how much God loves them along with Bible stories and lots of fun.

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The Bridge Recovery Service

Every Friday night at 6 p.m., we have a Recovery Service at 30 Bridge Street in Petoskey. This night is for anyone who has a hurt, habit, or hang-up to work through.  It’s another night to encounter God and know His heart for you. 

 

WHO WE ARE 

We're Passionate People Pursuing the More of God

 

Family of Christ is a place where people encounter God, become part of a family, are healed, equipped, and sent to change their world. We are a church family hungry for more of God and to have freedom in the Holy Spirit. We love to worship, seek His presence, and experience encounters with Him. We pursue healing and are called to help others be restored in their identity and healed: spiritually, emotionally, and physically. The verse that has established our church is Isaiah 61. By God’s grace, we have been a church since 1974.
 

About Us

In October of 1974, six couples began Family of Christ because they were hungry for more of God, desiring greater freedom in worship and the opportunity to move in the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

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Our Mission

 

 

Encounter God

Restore Lives

Change the World

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Our Foundation

Eucalyptus Branch

God gave us Isaiah 61 as our assignment and we had a vision of being like a MASH unit where wounded, worn-out, hurting people would come to be refreshed, healed, and sent out.

Statement of Faith

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There are certain unchanging truths that characterize the essence of what we believe as a church.

CULTURAL VALUES

 
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Intimacy

with God

Seeking a deep, authentic, loving relationship with God is our priority.

We endeavor to honor and love God with our whole being.

We desire to experience His presence in our lives.

We relate with Father God who is a Good Father, Jesus who is our brother and friend, and the Holy Spirit who is our comforter, teacher, and nurturer.

Holy Spirit

We walk through our days expecting to hear from and be led by the Holy Spirit.

When we meet, we go after an atmosphere flowing in the Spirit’s gifts & power.

We expect God to intervene supernaturally in people’s lives.

Worship

Worship is at the heart of pursuing the more of God and His presence. We worship Him with extravagant joy and gratitude. We come together as individuals who have united our hearts and lives to worship and serve our God who loves us.

Prayer

We highly value both individual and corporate prayer to see the Kingdom of God come and His will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

Healing

We pursue physical, emotional, and spiritual healing for everyone. Again, praying on earth as it is in heaven.

Identity

We recognize that we are sons and daughters of a loving God. We are all created in God’s image and knowing our identity frees us to be all He has created us to be.

Prophetic &

Hearing God

God is speaking, and He has good things to say, and it is our heart’s desire to hear His voice for ourselves and others.

Our

Relationships

We nurture authentic relationships where we love, care for, encourage and honor one another as brothers and sisters in Christ. We endeavor by God’s grace to live authentically, demonstrating His unconditional love.

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Christ Church

We are committed to seeing people transformed by their relationship with Jesus. As we trust in what Jesus accomplished on the cross, healing, refreshing, restoration, and freedom will come to each believer so that we are people sent out to change the world.