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Next Steps


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Next Steps


Attend Services Regularly

Make worship, the Word, Fellowship with others a significant part of your spiritual journey and growing in God. Click here to learn more about us.  

Baptism

Making a public proclamation of an inward work of Christ in your heart is one of the first next steps.  We do baptisms several times a year. Sign up here to take your next step with baptism.  

Daily Devotions

Setting aside time daily is an essential tool in your walk with God.  From the new beginner to the long time believer, we believe daily devotions are key in maintaining a healthy relationship focused on God's will for your life.  Click here for resources on how to get started.  

Connection Luncheon

Learn more about Life Church, who we are, what we believe, and how you can connect. We have Connection Luncheons scheduled between 4 and 5 times a year. This is an opportunity to connect with others, meet our leadership team, and find out a little more about Life Church. If you are newer to Life Church, just visiting, or haven't had the chance to be part of one of our connection luncheons, we would love for you to join us for this catered lunch. If you can make it, please fill out a connection card, and drop it off at the Guest Center following Sunday service or let Pastor Tim know by emailing him.  Click here to email Pastor Tim. 

Life Groups

Find a place for you to grow with others. Click here to learn more about Life Groups.

Giving

Giving is a part of what we do at Life Church. We want to be a generous church serving God and others. This essential discipline is both liberating and full of blessings.  Stewarding what God has given us is an important next step in your journey.  Click here for opportunities to give.  

Serving

Both inside the church and in our community and world. One of the ways we grow in God is by serving him in ways He calls us to. As a church we do regular outreaches to our community but also right here at Life Church. There are many ways for you to serve and make a difference in your life. (Our ministry fair on February 28th will be a great start.) Otherwise you can choose from one of the areas on our connection card that you see in your bulletin on Sunday mornings.

Another great opportunity to serve is our Mexico Missions Trip. Click here for more information on our Mexico Missions Trip.  

Invite and Share

We at Life Church believe God has called us to be the light of the world. We want to show and share His love with those in our everyday path of life. We encourage you to begin to pray who God will open up doors or opportunities that you can share God's love with and then invite them to join you at a service.  Our Kindness Card is a great tool for inviting others as well as simply just showing others that God loves them unconditionally.  Click here for that tool.  

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Take Your Next Step. At Life Church we believe in simplicity and we don’t want to clutter people’s schedule with a lot of busyness so we intentionally offer a clear pathway for spiritual growth. We call this pathway The Journey to Become. We want to help people take their next step with God and move forward in life

The Journey To Become is an ongoing course offered every four to six weeks and is made up of three classes, or steps, that you can take. They happen on three consecutive weeks. The next series of classes begin right after our second service 12:00 and last about 1 hour.

stepONE: BELIEVE which is about KNOWing God! It is all about what it means to have a real relationship with God and the steps we take know Him personally. 

stepTWO: BELONG which is about how we GROW in God! It teaches how we grow spiritually and what it means to be part of the church.

stepTHREE: BECOME which is about DISCOVERing your gift and MAKING A DIFFERENCE in the world! It helps you discover how God has uniquely designed and gifted you to serve him and be on mission with Jesus.

Whether you’re new to Life Church or you have been here for years, we believe everyone should take this step. If you have already started the classes then sign up for the steps you need to take to complete it. If you’re new just start steps and complete it as you can.

This is our way to help people grow spiritually and take your next step on the path to grow in a relationship with God sign-up today at the Guest Center or down below. 

Lunch is provided and we have child care for your kids.

Take your next step and sign up today.


SIGN UP AND TAKE YOUR NEXT STEP.

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Baptism Signup


Baptism Signup


If you would like to take the next step in your journey with the Lord and be baptized, please fill this form out.  

If you would like to take the next step in your journey with the Lord and be baptized, please fill this form out.  

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Have you accepted Jesus Christ as your personal savior?
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Daily Devotions


Daily Devotions


Scripture

Take time reading and allow God to speak to you. Look for a verse that speaks to you and write it down.

Observe

What do you think God is saying to you in the scripture. Ask the Holy Spirit to teach you and reveal Jesus to you. Paraphrase and write the scripture down in your own words.

Application

Personalize what you have read, by asking yourself how the scripture can apply to you today.

Prayer

This can be as simple as asking God to help you use the scripture, or it may be a greater insight on what He may be revealing to you. Remember, prayer is a two way conversation, so be sure to listen to what God has to say and write it down.

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360 Giving


360 Giving


Giving is a part of what we do at Life Church. We want to be a generous church serving God and others.  As you give, we get to give and help others, and influence the greater East Bay Area.  God asks us to test Him in this area to give, and to give cheerfully.  Join us in trusting God with your finances.  And giving is easy, just click here or the link "Give" in the upper right hand corner.  You can always give on Sunday morning as well.  

360 Giving is a group of fully committed individuals and families who prayerfully commit to give, over and above their tithes to extend the Kingdom of God to those in need. We support foreign missions and missionaries, invest in planting churches, as well as local community mercy ministries. The goal began with a challenge of 30 people/families giving $30 a month to make a 360 degree change.

Our Giving Goes Toward:


360 Giving for Last Year:

Puente De Amistad Missionary Support, House,  and community outreaches. - $8.406.38
Cuba - House for new church and support for a pastor for a year - $3,300
Christ for the City - La Carpio, Costa Rica - $1,500
Local Community Outreaches: (ie. - Monument Crisis Center, Salvation Army, Shepherds Gate, Contra Cost Food Bank. Bay Area Crisis Nursery... )  $1,537.10 (In addition, we provided clothing, food, and emergency supplies) 
Pacific Planting Network (Church Planting) - $500
Urban Life Church,  plant in Chula Vista, CA - $300
New Hope Christian College $500

Nicaragua - Missionaries Gaitans $700

Elida Girl's Home - Indian Orphanages - Missionaries Ron and Linda Wilson $1500

 

360 Giving Goals For This Year: Total Goal $25,000

Puente De Amistad Missionary Support, House,  and community outreaches. - $3,500
Cuba - House for new church and support for a pastor for a year - $2,000
Christ for the City - La Carpio & Pavis -  Costa Rica - $3,000
Local Community Outreaches: (ie. - Monument Crisis Center, Salvation Army, Shepherds GateContra Cost Food Bank. Bay Area Crisis Nursery... )  $2,500 (In addition, we provided clothing, food, and emergency supplies) 
Pacific Planting Network (Church Planting) - $500
Urban Life Church,  plant in Chula Vista, CA - $1,000
New Hope Christian College & Interns $4,000

Nicaragua - Missionaries Gaitans $500

Elida Girl's Home - India Orphanages - Missionaries Ron and Linda Wilson $1,500

New Church Building In India With Clean Water Well - $6,500


We are believing to surpass these goals and extend to additional outreach opportunities. Life Church may direct funds toward different outreaches with similar visions in response to needs and opportunities as needed.

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Kindness Card


Kindness Card


Kindness Card Ideas

There is no doubt that small things done with great love can change the world. A random act of kindness with no strings attached is a great way to show the love of Jesus to those around us.

Who doesn't like to be given a free cup of coffee on a cold day? Especially by someone who is smiling, happy and having fun. This type of servant evangelism wins the heart before it confronts the mind. A small act of kindness nudges a person closer to God, often in a profound way.

Here are some "random acts of kindness" ideas. You'll hear responses like, "Oh, thank you!" "This is so nice!" "I can't believe this is for free!" and, "Why are you doing this?"

With each act, leave the little card with them to let them know that God loves them. Kindness builds the bridge for the person to receive a touch of love from God. It's simple, practical, effective, inexpensive, and fun!

Ideas for Acts of Kindness

Deliver fresh-baked cookies to a neighbor or co-worker.

Bring flowers to someone.

Offer to baby-sit for free.

Pay for someone's Starbucks coffee behind you in the drive-through.

Pay for someone's fast food meal behind you in the drive-through.

Send a note of encouragement to someone.

Give another driver your parking spot.

Give a treat to the postman or delivery person.

Leave a big tip for a waiter or waitress.

Pay for someone's movie that is behind you in line.

Slip a $20 bill to someone who you know is struggling financially.

Pay for someone's meal or dessert at a restaurant.

Bake goodies and take them to the police station, fire station, or hospital.

Take a box of doughnuts to a school, office, etc.

Cook a meal for a neighbor or co-worker.

Pay for someone’s Groceries

Buy a lunch or coffee for someone

Acts of Kindness - Share With Us Your Story:

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