Hi Friends,

This Sunday we are bringing our series, Questioning Christianity, to a close.  We are going to be looking at, not objections to faith, but evidence for faith.  My hope is that this will not only furtehr ground you in the reasonableness of what we beleive, but also equip you to engage others in a thoughtful way.

Just a reminder, but we meet for prayer every Sunday morning at 9am.

Whether online or in person, I look forward to worshipping with you!

Pastor Jeff

Annoucenements

*Family Meeting: We will be having a church family meeting on September 13th at 8pm on Zoom.  There will be a State of the Union given, plans for the Fall discussed and an update regarding a potential opportunity we need to pray about.  An email link will be sent out to our distribution list.  Everyone is welcome to join.  We ask that our members prioritize participating.

*Small Groups: We live in a world starving for some good news. Yet as followers of Christ we are privy to the greatest news ever told. Join us starting the week of September 13th as we start a new series in our Small Groups called “Gospel in Life”, an eight session video curriculum by pastor and author Tim Keller in which we seek to grow in our understanding of the good news of the Gospel, and our effectiveness in sharing it with those around us. Our bi-weekly Small Group meetings are held Sunday afternoon at 12:30pm and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night at 7:30pm. Sign up at: christchurchsouthphilly.org/church-online.

*Men’s Bible Study:  Our new men’s Bible studies will be studying 1 John. Meetings will happen weekly on Tuesdays (7-8am) beginning September 8th on Zoom and also bi-weekly on Wednesdays (7:30-8:30pm) beginning September 9th outdoors. To join, sign-up online: christchurchsouthphilly.org/church-online. 

*Prayer and Praise Night: We look forward to gathering socially distant with masks outside at Jefferson Square Park on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 6:30pm for a time of prayer and worship. Lyric sheets will be provided. 

Women’s Bible Study: Our next study will be starting on XXX register at XXX 

*CC Care FB: Check out our Facebook Group for resources for the community Christ Church South Philly Community Page

Children’s Ministry: Children’s Ministry is every Saturday at 10am on Zoom.  Join our email list by sending an email to [email protected]

*Recovery Meetings: The combined New Life Recovery Meeting and Women’s Family Support Group meet on Friday night from 7-8:30pm via Zoom.

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10:00 – Call to Worship

God loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the LORD. By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host. He gathers the waters of the sea as a heap; he puts the deeps in storehouses. Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him! (Psa 33:5-8 ESV)

Celebrating God in Song

  1.  King of Love
  2. Man of Sorrows

Pastoral Prayer

Scripture Reading

Sermon: A Case for Christianity

Text:  Romans 1: 18-20

Speaker:  Pastor Jeff Boettcher

Responding to God’s word in Song and Communion

  1. Behold Him

Benediction

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities– all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together (Col 1:15-17 ESV)