Q   Do you have a pastor? A   When   fully   organized,   churches   of   Christ   have   multiple “pastors,”   more   commonly   called “elders,”   though they   probably   do   not   fill   the   role   which   most   people   associate   with   a “pastor.”      This   church   is   served   by   a “preacher”   whom   it   supports   to   engage   in   evangelism   through   sermons,   classes,   and   personal   studies, but he has no authority beyond his moral influence. Q   Do you have church on Saturday? A   The   church   does   not   have   any   activities   on   Saturday,   except   on   rare   occasions   when   a   guest   speaker might be invited to present special lessons.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Q   Do you have classes for children? A   he   church   is   happy   to   provide   Bible   classes,   as   needed,   with   well-qualified   teachers   at   its   Sunday   10:00 A.M.   and   Wednesday   7:30   P.   M.   assemblies   for   children   of   various   ages   beginning   at   two   years.      (A separate “cry room” is provided for the convenience of parents with infants.) Q   How long does the sermon last? A   Sermons   tend   to   last   30-45   minutes,   depending   on   the   requirements   of   the   subject   addressed.      The preacher   typically   begins   his   remarks   by   11:15   and   ends   them   at   11:45-12:00,   and   the   congregation   is usually dismissed by approximately 12:15. Q Who should I ask if I have any questions? A   You   may   feel   free   to   address   your   questions   to   any   member   of   the   church.      If   you   would   feel   more comfortable   addressing   your   questions   to   the   preacher,   you   may   be   assured   that   he   always   welcomes them. Q   Will I be asked for money? A   Though   the   church   offers   its   members   an   opportunity   to   fulfill   their   obligation   to   support   its   work   by passing   collection   plates   in   its   Sunday   assemblies,   no   pressure   or   judgment   is   imposed   on   visitors   who choose not to contribute. Q Does your church have a creed or a statement of faith? A   As   an   expression   of   its   aim   to   believe   and   practice   only   what   the   Bible   teaches,   the   church   has   no written creed, or statement of faith, except the Bible itself.
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Q   Do you have a pastor? A   When   fully   organized,   churches   of   Christ   have   multiple   “pastors,” more   commonly   called “elders,”   though   they   probably   do   not   fill   the role   which   most   people   associate   with   a   “pastor.”      This   church   is served   by   a   “preacher”   whom   it   supports   to   engage   in   evangelism through    sermons,    classes,    and    personal    studies,    but    he    has    no authority beyond his moral influence. Q   Do you have church on Saturday? A   The   church   does   not   have   any   activities   on   Saturday,   except   on rare   occasions   when   a   guest   speaker   might   be   invited   to   present special lessons.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Q   Do you have classes for children? A   he   church   is   happy   to   provide   Bible   classes,   as   needed,   with   well- qualified   teachers   at   its   Sunday   10:00 A.M.   and Wednesday   7:30   P.   M. assemblies   for   children   of   various   ages   beginning   at   two   years.      (A separate “cry   room”   is   provided   for   the   convenience   of   parents   with infants.) Q   How long does the sermon last? A     Sermons     tend     to     last     30-45     minutes,     depending     on     the requirements    of    the    subject    addressed.        The    preacher    typically begins   his   remarks   by   11:15   and   ends   them   at   11:45-12:00,   and   the congregation is usually dismissed by approximately 12:15. Q Who should I ask if I have any questions? A   You   may   feel   free   to   address   your   questions   to   any   member   of   the church.        If    you    would    feel    more    comfortable    addressing    your questions    to    the    preacher,    you    may    be    assured    that    he    always welcomes them. Q   Will I be asked for money? A   Though   the   church   offers   its   members   an   opportunity   to   fulfill their   obligation   to   support   its   work   by   passing   collection   plates   in its    Sunday    assemblies,    no    pressure    or    judgment    is    imposed    on visitors who choose not to contribute. Q Does your church have a creed or a statement of faith? A   As   an   expression   of   its   aim   to   believe   and   practice   only   what   the Bible   teaches,   the   church   has   no   written   creed,   or   statement   of faith, except the Bible itself.
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