Gathering in a faith community is important to many people, and it can’t just be any church. It must be one where you feel needed and have your needs met. Searching through all the different Jacksonville churches can take time and effort, but it’s worth it. As you search, remember the place that’s right for you will possess these qualities.
The Desire to Associate With Others Who Share Similar Beliefs
While you don’t expect to find a community where everyone believes the same, there are certain essentials you should consider to be important. Outside of those, there’s room to explore, discuss, share, and possibly learn new things that prompt you to revisit some beliefs you’ve held for a long time. It’s this dual opportunity to have a foundation, along with the freedom to explore, that attracts you to certain congregations.
Seeking Ways to Be of Service Within the Wider Community
For you, it’s not just about beliefs. Those beliefs must find expression by actively serving the wider community. This has led you to consider Jacksonville churches that have active ministries to reach out and meet needs found in the community, both spiritual and temporal. You want to be part of helping ease burdens and bring hope to those who may feel as if no one cares.
And Knowing Where to Turn When Life Gets Uncertain
As much as you prefer to be doing the helping, there are times when you face challenges and need support yourself. It may come in the form of people to talk to or dealing with a situation that is beyond your resources to manage. Your search through the various Jacksonville churches is partly based on finding a church home where people do take care of one another, while seeking to care for those outside the church walls.
Are you looking for a new church home in Jacksonville? Make plans to visit Southpoint Community Church and see what we have to offer. You can also visit www.southpointcc.com and learn more about how you can get involved. We look forward to seeing you this Sunday!