Our Mission & Vision

The mission of the Church of Christ at Borger is to love God, to love others, and to magnify the name of Jesus Christ. The vision of our church is to glorify our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, to make true disciples throughout all the nations by means of missionary activity and support, to edify believers, and to do all that is possible and biblically permissible to magnify the name of Jesus.

What should I expect when I visit?

First and foremost, let us tell you that you are always welcome at the Church of Christ at Borger!  We know visiting a church can be a little intimidating.  “What should I wear?” “Will I find a seat?” “Will people speak to me?” “Is there something for my kids?”

Here are a few things to keep in mind…

  • We do not have a dress code.  Some people dress up, some come casual.  We do not care how you dress but are very glad you are here!
  • At no time will you be singled out as a visitor.  We usually have a short greeting time where everyone greets those sitting around them.
  • We are not after your money!  We do pass out a collection plate, but these are for our members.  We would very much appreciate you filling out a visitors card and if you do, place it in the plate.  You have no obligation to give so do not feel pressure about it.
  • The Church of Christ at Borger is far from perfect.  We really do think of ourselves in terms of family.  We have “stuff” just like the rest of humanity, the only difference is that we depend on Christ and each other in the midst of it, knowing that Jesus makes us perfect in the eyes of God.

 

Gatherings and Services

Here is a rundown of things we do during a typical worship service…

 

The Place

We worship in the room referred to as the auditorium.  There are no reserved seats to sit anywhere.  Currently, you can expect around 215 people joining you in this gathering.

 

Singing

We love to sing!  We sing songs of glory and honor to God and His Son Jesus Christ, and songs of encouragement to each other.  We use a projection screen to display all the lyrics to the songs we sing.  You are encouraged to join with us in singing and enter in to worship with us, or simply listen to the words and music and let that draw you nearer to God.

 

Praying

We believe in the power of prayer, and we often pray for specific needs and requests.  We will have several public prayers during our service and many times include silent individual prayers.

 

Lord’s Supper (Communion)

We observe this memorial every Sunday.  This Supper is a way of remembering the sacrifice Jesus has made on our behalf.  During this, plates containing pieces of unleavened bread (they look like crackers) will be passed throughout the congregation.  The bread symbolizes the body of Jesus.  Each participant will break off a piece of bread and eat it and spend a moment remembering Jesus in any way they choose.  Some open the Bible, some silently pray, some listen to a song that is being sung of sing along themselves.  they will also pass trays filled with small cups.  The cups will contain grape juice, symbolizing the blood of Jesus, and participants spend another moment remembering that our sins have been forgiven.  Once again, with the exception of passing the tray as it comes down your row of people, you are not required to participate.  And if you don’t, no need to be embarrassed.  And feel equally as free to join in.

 

Preaching

While we have many special services and variations in our gathering time, we usually have a time dedicated to teaching and preaching from scripture.  More often than not, our ministers, Denny Sneed and Jeremy Vass will be leading those times of worship.  You can listen to many of their recent sermons on the media page of this website.

 

Other Elements

You may notice videos, drama, dramatic readings, testimonies, and other elements in our times of worship.  These are all used in design to challenge us, draw us closer to God, and draw us closer to each other.

 

Childcare

We value your children very much.  We are not inconvenienced by children at all, no matter what the issue.  For parents of young children, childcare is provided during all or most of the worship service.  We want you to know that we take seriously your trust in us watching your child.  We have an attended nursery for your younger ones, infants and toddlers (up through 3 years old).

 

Bible Hour

Pre-K through 4th grade have Bible Hour and will be dismissed to the fellowship hall right before the sermon starts during services.

 

Sunday Morning Classes

We have classes for every age group.  Our class time starts at 9am and ends at 9:45am.  There is a large sign in the foyer with descriptions of all our classes.  Or feel free to ask any of our members for assistance, they will gladly direct you toward help.

 

Wednesday Evenings

We offer classes for all ages.  We begin in the Auditorium for a few songs and a short devotional.  Then we go to class from 7:20 to 8pm.