We are so glad you've found us online. We know that making the decision to find a church to attend can be a scary one. So, whether you are brand new to the idea of "church," or if you are a Christian seeking a new church we hope the information below is helpful. If you have any additional questions please don't hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 410-592-2292.
There are things happening nearly everyday on our campus, but to get you started we will focus on our Sunday morning gatherings.
9:00am & 11:00am
If you are visiting for the first time, please take time to look at our campus map below. Our main worship gatherings take place in the Worship Center (A) and the Elementary School age children meet in our Family Life Center (B).
About God- There is one God; who is creator and maker of the universe. He exists eternally in three persons: The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit, who are one in essence and equal in power and glory. (Genesis 1:1; Romans 1:20)
About Jesus- Jesus Christ is the one and only Son of God, who died for our sins and arose from the dead. (1 Corinthians 15: 1-8; John 3:16)
About the Bible- The Bible is the inspired word of God - a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path. It is without error and is the infallible guide for our lives. (2 Timothy 3:16; Psalm 119:105)
About Man- Every person has worth as a creation of God, but that all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. This sin, and the alienation caused by it, makes union with God by human effort impossible. (Romans 3:23)
About Forgiveness- Forgiveness of sins and the promise of eternal life are available to those who trust Christ as Savior and Lord. Salvation is available because of God’s love for his creation. (John 3:16)
About Salvation- Those accepting Christ should repent of sin, confess their faith, and be baptized into Him. (Romans 10:9; Acts 2:38)
About Baptism- Baptism by immersion demonstrates our faith and obedience while it depicts our union with Christ in His death, burial, and resurrection. (Romans 6:3-7)
About The Church- The Church is the body of Christ on earth, empowered by the Holy Spirit and exists to evangelize the lost and edify the saved. (Ephesians 4:1-16)
About The Second Coming- Jesus Christ will one day return to earth and reign forever as King of kings and Lord of lords. (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)
If you’d like a more in depth statement of faith, contact email@example.com. We’ll be happy to send you a more detailed theological statement of faith.
1) What kind of church is Fork Christian Church?
- Fork Christian Church a family of people who are probably a lot like you. We come from all walks and backgrounds in life, but we have found common ground in our search for meaning: a loving God. We’re a non-denominational church. That just means that we are locally governed and we’re not a part of a larger denomination. We don’t believe that we’re the “only Christians” but strive to be “Christians only”.
2) What should I expect if I visit?
- When you visit Fork Christian Church we hope that you experience a friendly greeting and an opportunity to connect with God. The music is upbeat and encouraging. The sermons are engaging and personal. The people are friendly, but not pushy. Our worship style combines modern music, the use of multi-media and highlights encouraging biblical teaching in order to provide an uplifting experience that will encourage you through the week.
3) What should I wear?
- Please wear whatever you feel comfortable in. People who come to FCC wear anything from t-shirts and jeans to business casual to dressy. Feel free to leave the ties and high-heeled shoes at home if that is not what you would normally wear. Be yourself…we have no other expectation.
4) Will I have to say anything, sign anything, give anything, or be singled out in any way?
- If you are a guest, please consider our services as our gift to you. We want you to remain as anonymous as you want to, but we encourage you to keep coming back to find out what Jesus is all about! When you are ready, please fill out a First Connection Card at church so we can get more information about FCC to you.
5) What do you have for children and teenagers?
- Our students are a top priority at FCC. We understand that raising kids in today’s world is more difficult than ever. We offer separate classes for all pre-school and elementary students every Sunday morning, and a “Junior Church” experience for K-5th graders. The middle and high school students meet throughout the week for NEXT Youth Group.
6) How do I get involved?
- We believe there is no way to get closer to the heart of God than to join a small group (we call them Local Connection Groups), or join a serving team. You'll find a place to build relationships and serve others. If you're interested in being a part of a small group, click here to find out more.
If you'd like to volunteer with a specific ministry , you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
7) What can I do to become a member of Fork Christian Church?
- We try not to make it harder to become a member of the local church than it is to become a Christian. Those who have turned to Christ in faith and have been baptized are welcomed into membership. If you have never made a decision to become a Christian, one of our staff members would love to talk to you about that. Please call us. If you are already a Christian, then perhaps a good place for you to begin would be to attend a "Connect” class. These classes are offered about 3-4 times each year. Connect is a place to learn some basics about the church – and to see where you might fit in.
8) What is your practice with baptism?
- We administer the baptism taught and practiced in the scriptures and accepted by every church today-immersion of a penitent believer as a symbol of our participation in Christ's own death, burial, and resurrection. We do not practice infant baptism.
9) How big is Fork Christian Church?
- FCC is a midsize church. We average between 600-700 people in attendance each weekend. While that may be larger than some churches and smaller than others, we feel that our church has a commitment to remain a personal church, even as we grow.
10) What are your service/gathering times?
- Services/Gatherings at FCC are: 9:00AM and 11:00AM ... both services are identical
We hope we've answered your questions about FCC. If you have a specific question not addressed in this section, be sure to contact email@example.com.