What kind of music do you use? Do you do communion? What is the preaching style?
Our worship style at Campbell Community is relatively casual. We start at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday morning with praise music, prayer, a sermon, and then our new discipleship time.
God is glorified in our praise and is less concerned with the specific style of music than with the hearts of the people worshiping. Our worship team designs the service to lead you into the presence of God, not just perform for you.
Because of this our musical style is mixed. You may encounter anything from ancient hymns to Messianic Jewish songs to modern praise. We believe that the humankind has been worshiping God for thousands of years, using many types of music styles and instruments from acapella, choirs, chants, hymns, orchestras, gospel, and choruses. Our praise band includes acoustic guitars, bass guitars, electric guitars, piano, keyboard, and drums.
God is glorified when his Word is preached. Most teaching at CCC is expository. This means, we go to the Bible and teach directly from the books, finding our message directly in God’s word as opposed to writing a message and then going to the Bible to support it. We teach both Old and New Testament books and generally go through an entire book before moving on. We also teach Thematic lessons on subjects such as Christian growth, service to others, tithing, prayer, etc. In these cases, we go to the Bible and find all that God has to say on the subject and then teach from that. Sermons at CCC tend to run 20 – 25 minutes on average.
In the Great Commission (Matt 28:16-20) Jesus tells us to “…go and make disciples of all nations.” We have taken this commission to heart and have added a small group discipleship time to the latter part of our service. The main service is now usually 45 minutes with a 20-30 minute discipleship time at the end. We all gather into small groups around the room and work through the scripture that we learned about that day. This is an incredible opportunity to learn and grow together.
God is glorified when we remember him. At CCC, we observe the Lord’s Supper every week during our discipleship time to commemorate our Lord’s crucifixion which has reconciled us to God and granted life eternal to all who respond by faith to his offer of grace. The Lord’s Supper is available to all sincere worshipers of Jesus Christ regardless of your church background. We use prepackaged wafers and grape juice for most communion instead of wine out of respect for those among us who have struggled with alcoholism.
God is glorified when we give back with a cheerful heart a portion of what God has given us. This is an act of worship. When we give our tithes (10%) and offerings to the Lord it demonstrates our thankfulness to him and our dependence upon him. In turn, he blesses what we give and often multiplies in ways that astound us. Through regular offerings, those who call CCC their church home give financially to glorify and God to support his ministry here and globally. The offering trays are placed near the middle of the room if you choose to give in-person. If you would like to give online or support CCC in other ways, please visit our Giving page for more information.
We occasionally include dramas to go along with the lessons. Often these are comedies, but occasionally they perform some amazing serious dramas also.
Several times a year, we do Sacred Spaces Worship. This is interactive and experiential worship. Often, this is in connection with ancient church traditions and holidays such as Seder, All Saints Day, Christmas, and others. Worship elements for these may include candles and candle-lighting, responsive prayers, and interactive elements.