The Class of A Life Time
Welcome! We rejoice that you have chosen to become a part of the CLC family in God. We are committed to doing whatever we can to help you adjust to life in this congregation. Our new member orientation sessions are a part of this effort. This six-week course is designed to address the questions that new members may have concerning the church and its ministry. It is our sincere hope that you will be charged and challenged to grow with us. It is important that you complete all six weeks of the course, for it will serve as a great foundation for your walk with God.
A CHRISTIAN LIFE STYLE CLASS
A New Beginning. We are all excited that you have chosen to become a member of the Lord’s family
here at Christian Life Church. As a child of God you have been granted
the same rights, privileges and protection He provides for all who belong to Him. Christian Life Church is a church where all are accepted for
who we are, forgiven of what we’ve done and loved because of Christ. As a member of His family, God has a purpose for you to fulfill. We, as the body of Christ, follow His will and work together as one (I Corinthians 12: 12-31). The New Member Course, better know as “Christian Life Style Class” is an introduction to the Christian walk and your relations with members of Christian Life Church. There are various ministries which will allow you to fulfill God’s purpose for your life in Christian
service. After completion of this course and prayerful guidance from God we know that you will successfully begin to carry out your purpose in one of these ministries. Remember, God Created You; Jesus Saved You; The Holy Spirit Guides You; a We All Love You. Welcome to your new direction in Christ. Welcome you to the Family!
Salvation 101 is designed to help members begin their new life in Jesus Christ. It is to help you understand what your relationship to God is; how to communicate with Him; and how your life can be an influential witness and testimony of God’s grace. Whether you just accepted Christ as your Savior or you have been a Christian for years, understanding these principles will help establish a solid foundation in your life whereby you can learn to enjoy a victorious life in the Lord Jesus Christ. Our sincere prayer is that these lessons might help you grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
HOW TO STUDY THE BIBLE
The Word of God, received from the Bible, is the cornerstone that help sustain us in our Christian Walk. In the New Member’s Course, you will receive life-changing applications that explains the structure and purpose of the Bible, the reasons for and benefits of studying the Bible, where and when you should study, and ultimately how to start studying and reading the Bible. Get excited and look forward to receiving this wonderful teaching that will benefit you no matter where you are in your Christian Walk.
WHAT WE BELIEVE ABOUT THE HOLY SPIRIT
Explore the Third Person of the Trinity, “The Holy Spirit” – a necessary and important aspect of a Christian’s continued growth in the Kingdom. The CLC New Member’s Course is designed to help you better understand the functions and attributes of the Holy Spirit along with learning the awesome effect that He has in your life! You will gain the knowledge that we all need His presence and His power. Without the Holy Spirit, it would be utterly impossible for us to live the Christian life and serve Him. This course will position you to be empowered through the ministry of the Holy Spirit.
Did you know that God has entrusted You as a manager or Steward over everything He has given? The biblical principles of stewardship can positively impact every area of your life and Christian development. Learn the Biblical qualities of a Steward and the importance and benefits of these principles in your life. Understand how you can honor God with your time, talent and treasure. Rejoice in the knowledge of the gift of being blessed, acts of devotion versus duty, the biblical mandate of tithing, and the time honored application of seed and harvest. Experience an increase in your faithfulness and personal liberty as you learn the biblical principles of stewardship.
DISCOVERING YOUR GOD GIVEN GIFTS
In the Bible the Apostle Paul advises the new church in Corinth and Christians everywhere about the existence of God-given gifts, also known as spiritual gifts. One of his micro messages is for Christians to know who they are and why they are in the body of Christ as it relates to spiritual gifts. Apostle Paul’s message is appropriate for today’s church as well. This course explores what the Bible says about spiritual gifts, the types of spiritual gifts, how you can discover your spiritual gifts, and how to use your gifts and more. Get ready to walk in the fullness knowing and exercising your God given gifts!
The purpose of Ministry Readiness is to equip the members with the tools that will enable them to do Kingdom Ministry with the spirit of Excellence. Those wishing to serve in ministry will be educated on how to effectively serve according to the Sprit of “Christian Life” Church. Members will also gain knowledge of the importance of following leadership, how to be committed to their ministry, and the level of expectation we have for those who serve in Ministry.