Sunday Morning Worship Services
To accommodate both early risers and not so early risers, Granite Creek Community Church offers two Sunday morning services that begin at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Services average 75 minutes, beginning with a half hour of contemporary style worship.
Sermons are always Bible-based with an eye toward life application and cultivating mature followers of Christ. The senior pastor, associate pastor, and teaching pastor deliver sermons on a rotating basis. The preaching team seeks to deliver messages that move people from passive listener to engaged participant, through innovative means while maintaining the integrity and supremacy of Scripture. Past preaching illustrations have varied from a Masai hunting spear, to Mr. Potato Head, to a copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper.
For individuals seeking personal prayer, time is allocated during worship. Those requiring prayer come to the front, where church elders, the pastoral staff, and ministry leaders stand ready to pray for those in need.
Sunday Mornings: Something for Everyone
Granite Creek Community Church offers something for everyone during both the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services. Our nursery, located on the first floor, serves infants through non-potty trained 2-year-olds. Potty-trained 3-4 year olds meet in the downstairs classrooms, adjacent to the nursery. Children K-6th grade meet in the upstairs classrooms. Junior High meets at upstairs in the youth room after all-church worship.
High School meets in the upstairs lounge after worship during the second service.
Adult Bible Study meets in the Creekside room at 9:30am.
12 January 2012
“Oikos,” aside from being a popular brand of yogurt, is a word infused with a great deal of meaning, hope, and promise. While in the Bible it can mean “a house”(an inhabited house, home, any building whatever, any dwelling place), or “descendants,” I’m using it in the sense of “all the persons forming one family, a household.
In English, "household" connotes the nuclear family. In the Greek however, its usage is broader and encompasses family, neighbors, coworkers, and friends, and those with whom we come into regular contact. These 8-15 people may be your neighbors, coworkers, local barista, grocery store clerk, parents on your kid’s sport team, your hair dresser, professor, physical therapist, roommate, business associate, mechanic, waiter at your favorite restaurant, dog groomer, gardener, carpool buddies, dentist, etc.
This concept of family is nothing new to Granite Creek,