fort collins northside center
Hope Community gathers in a city-owned facility offering ample social distancing. Masks are required by the City. Grab a chair and stake out your personal space. "Breakout!" for kids is in a children's classroom. Providing coffee / refreshments is prohibited, although you may bring your own.
what happens sundays
Ancient Christians in China used this explanation to explain church to a Chinese Emperor: "Every morning we pray for the salvation of all. Every seventh day we gather together for an audience with heaven. We purify our hearts and return to the simple and natural way of the truth." … ~Nestorian Christians, 781ce
Our gatherings are built around participation—not performers, nor an audience. Participants are invited to offer their own Bible readings, spoken prayers, personal insights, artistic expressions and community reports.
music / sung prayers
15-20 minutes without performers designed to usher you into an audience with heaven.
A crucial part of the New Testament church are personal reflections and spiritual insights from participants.
5-7 minutes for your private and vocalized prayers, concluding with the Lord’s Prayer.
20-25 minutes of commentary, applying the Bible's timeless truths to your world.
Q & A
Your on-topic questions are wanted and addressed immediately following the monologue.
We're ready to pray with you and for you; come to the front at the conclusion of out gathering.
The Lord's supper is celebrated the first Sunday of most months.
Occasional artistic presentations or gatherings at unique locations.