Home Church is a group of believers developing fully devoted followers of Jesus. We have Sunday morning services each week at 9am and 11am! We operate on a come-as-you-are mentality, accepting you at the place that you are at right now, just as Jesus would have done.
We welcome you to join us for any of our services and look forward to the chance to get to know you and your family.
Operating as usual
That "IT'S ALMOST SUNDAY" feeling!!
We can't wait to see you this weekend! Who are you bringing? Tag them below!! ⬇️
The old life has gone ➡️ The new life has come! 🌊
Baptism Sunday is May 2nd at 10:15! Baptism is a public profession of your surrendering to Jesus Christ. It's a CELEBRATION of the cleansing freedom that Christ brings to our lives. Because of him, we are no longer slaves to sin and can walk freely with the Father. Isn't that worth celebrating?!
If you're interested in getting baptized, please sign up on the Home Church App no later than Sunday, April 25th. 🌊
We love Sundays 🔥🖤
If you missed this week’s sermon, “The Domino Effect”, make sure to catch up on the Home Church App! 📲
We’ll see you next week for WEEK 2 of The Domino Effect!
We are FOR single moms!
For the month of April, we are focusing on serving and loving single moms. We encourage you to show them your love & support by serving a single mom you know in some way. You can buy her gas, pick up her groceries, treat her with a spa day, or offer babysitting for an afternoon or evening. Get creative and be sure to let them know how loved and appreciated they are!
"'Why are you looking among the dead for someone who is alive? He isn't here! He is risen from the dead! Remember what he told you back in Galilee, that the Son of Man must be betrayed into the hands of sinful men and be crucified, and that he would rise again on the third day.'" -Luke 24:5-6 🌷👏
We had an amazing weekend celebrating the resurrection of our Savior. Easter weekend is always special, but the celebration doesn't stop there! We encourage you to keep the "He is Risen" mentality ALL YEAR LONG- keep praising, keep posting, and keep celebrating! Jesus' sacrifice is worth sharing every minute of every day. It's truly the Good News!
We'll see you back here at HC this Sunday for continued celebrations of the Father and His incredible sacrifice! 🤩
Sunday is coming.
We are less than FOUR HOURS away from our first Easter service! We can't wait to see you! 🙏🙌
*Reminder- the only Home Kids Programming available tonight is nursery. All Home Kids will be available tomorrow morning!
“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” -Isaiah 53:5
Our Good Friday Event will continue until 6 pm. We hope to see you here 🖤
Easter Weekend starts TOMORROW!! 🙌🙌
We’re so excited to celebrate Jesus’ victory over the grave with you. Info for this weekend can be found on the HC App or the video below. 📲
Make sure to share this post to get the word out! We’ll see you soon! 🕊
“You have no rival
You have no equal
Now and forever, God you reign
Yours is the kingdom
Yours is the glory
Yours is the Name above all Names”
“What a Beautiful Name” | @hillsongworship
The name of Jesus is one of power, beauty, redemption, and wonder. His name alone silences the enemy, breaks chains, and frees captives. There is truly NOTHING that can stand against him. In times of hardship, temptation, or fear, speaking the name of Jesus demands a heart posture of faith.
As we approach Easter weekend, we encourage you to lean on and surrender to the majesty of Jesus. He is worthy of all praise, adoration and surrender! 🕊
We had an awesome Sunday this week! Darrell brought it with his sermon "If You Don't Have Nothing Nice to Say..."
Here's a sermon recap for you:
🔊 "The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit." -Proverbs 18:23
🔊 Life and death is in the power of the tongue.
🔊 Your words have the power to build people up and tear people down.
🔊 Our brains learn by repetition- even a weak message repeated twice is twice as powerful.
🔊 Out of the heart the mouth speaks (James 1:19)
🔊 Pride can turn an angel into a devil!
You can find this week's sermon on the Home Church App. We can't wait to see you This weekend for EASTER CELEBRATIONS! 🕊️🙌
Gooooood morning, HC! We'll see you SOON in person or online!!
Next Saturday, you’ll get EGGED! 🥚🍳
We want to offer an egg-ceptional surprise for your kids next Saturday, April 3rd! Our Home Kids volunteers want to come hide Easter eggs in your front yard for your kids to hunt! We will start hiding at 8:00am Saturday morning and we will send you a text before we arrive. 🐣
Sign your family up on the Home Church App or at the Home Kids Check-in counter on Sunday! Sign ups will end Friday, April 2nd at 12pm.
📢 Volunteers and candy donations needed! For more info, head to the Home Kids Check In Counter this Sunday!
*We are only able to deliver to Charleston addresses. 🏡
**All efforts are being made for sanitary precautions in preparation for this fun event.
This weekend: 🎉🎉
▪️”Raise a Hallelujah” | @bethelmusic
▪️”Run to the Father” | @codycarnes
▪️ “What a Beautiful Name” | @hillsongworship
(Pssst... you can find our full worship playlist on the Home Church App!) 📲
"There's a hallelujah after sweet victory
and there's no sound louder than a captive set free." - "Let the Redeemed" by @joshbaldwin
The heart of Let the Redeemed stems from Psalm 107, and the power of our testimony. There is so much beauty and power in our stories- what we've walked through, who we've met, and overall, how the Lord has redeemed us. He remains good in all things- even amidst the toughest situations, whether it be addiction, disease, or even death. How can we not share that goodness? Let the Redeemed is a solid reminder of who our Redeemer is, what He's done, and why we should NEVER STOP rejoicing in His goodness! We hope that this song encourages you to share your story and how God has redeemed you- there's no sound louder than a captive set free! 🙌🙌🙌
See you real soon, Home Church! We can't wait to worship with ya!
THIS WEEKEND'S WORSHIP SET:🔥
▪️ Let the Redeemed- Josh Baldwin
▪️ Living Hope- Phil Wickham
▪️ Tremble- Mosaic MSC
We can't wait to see you!
2021 🆚 2020 #ThrowbackThursday
Swipe to see where we are now vs. one year ago!
It's crazy to look back and see how far the Lord has brought us in the past year. Even amidst an insane year, He has been so faithful!
We are so thankful for every staff member + volunteer who has been with us every step of the way. We could not have done it without y'all! 🙏🙏🙏
If you're looking for a great way to serve this Easter, then this post is for you! One of our favorite Easter traditions at Home Church is building Easter baskets for the students at TLC in Kansas, IL!
These baskets help make Easter a little more special for these students. You can fill the baskets with Easter candy, hygiene products, etc. For more info, you can visit Mindy McKibben at the TLC table in the lobby on Sunday morning! 🕊️🕊️🕊️
‼️ Baskets are due no later than Sunday March 28th.
KEEP YOUR LIGHT ON 💡💡
“You are the light of the world- like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. No one lights a lamp and then puts it under a basket. Instead, a lamp is placed on a stand, where it gives light to everyone in the house.” -Matthew 5:14-15 NLT
Culture can keep your faith from blowing up and cause you to burn out. Here’s how to leave your light on:
💡1. Live different (1 Thessalonians 4:11-12)
💡2. Fan your flame (2 Timothy 1:6)
💡3. Keep a personal praise in your heart (1 Thessalonians 5:18)
💡4. Get back to what makes you burn (Nehemiah 6:2-3)
💡5. Your deeds make the difference (Matthew 5:16)
If you missed this message, check it out on the Home Church App! 📲
Rise and shine, HC! We can't wait to see you this morning at 9 or 11 (or both, cuz why not?)
Who are you bringing to church? Tag them below! ⬇️⬇️⬇️
IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR EASTER AT HC! 🕊🕊🕊
We are so excited to celebrate our Savior with you over the course of Easter weekend. Here’s everything you need to know:
Good Friday Experience: Friday, April 2nd from 6 am - 6 pm. During this 12 hour event, you can take a walk in the footsteps of Jesus during His final days, from the Last Supper to the Empty Tomb. We will be holding live worship music at 12 pm. This is a great experience for an individual, your family, or your CREW. Come anytime you can and stay as long as you want between 6 and 6!
Celebration Services: We will be holding Easter services on Saturday, April 3rd @ 7pm, and Sunday, April 4th at 9 & 11 am.
Saturday @ 7 (4/3): Nursery ONLY
Sunday @ 9 & 11: Childcare available for all Home Kids (Nursery-5th Grade)
We can’t wait to see you!
Don't forget about our #ForCharleston initiative this month- we're calling it "Memorable March"! This month, we want you to go out of your way to do something memorable for someone. If you're having trouble thinking of anything, here are some ideas:
▪️Buy someone's groceries
▪️Pay a bill for someone
▪️Do yard work for a neighbor
▪️Write someone a nice letter or send a postcard
This is a fun way to show our community that we love them. Get creative and have fun with it!
Aaaand that's a wrap on Relationships by the Book! We hope you enjoyed and learned from this series as much as we did. 🙌
If you missed any of the messages from this series, you can find ALL of them on the Home Church App! 📱
We'll see you SOON, HC! (9 and 11 to be exact 😉)
That feeling when you get to church 🤩🤩🤩
See you tomorrow! #homechurchcharleston
Have you checked out our merch wall? We've got tons of styles to pick from!
Church merch is an AWESOME way to start a conversation about your faith and even invite someone to church! The Shop is open on Sundays from 10-10:30 am and 12-12:30 pm 👕👀
"Jesus Your name is power
breath and living water
such a marvelous mystery."
🎼 Revelation Song // Jennie Lee Riddle
Week 3 of Relationships by the Book ✅
Quick recap on this week's sermon:
Love the people you don't like!
1. Pray for people who persecute you (Romans 12:14)
2. Do what's right rather than retaliate (Romans 12:17, Proverbs 19:11)
3. Do everything possible to live at peace with the person (Romans 12:18, Matthew 5:39)
4. Refuse revenge and leave room for God's wrath (Romans 12:9)
5. Kill em with kindness (Romans 12:20)
6. Keep your cool (Romans 12:21)
ICYMI- you can catch this week's sermon on the Home Church App & YouTube! 👍📱
Good morning church!! Rise and shine! We are ready to worship today!
Whit is bringing week three of "Relationships by the Book" this morning with a message on loving yourself! Grab your coffee, invite a friend, and get here!
We can't wait to see you at 9 or 11!
With our #ForCharleston event, Unforgettable, just around the corner, we thought it was fitting to highlight some of the people who have been instrumental in helping us coordinate it.
Meet Matt Holt! Matt is a group leader at CCAR Industries here in Charleston! He has always stayed close to Charleston because of family and slow pace of life that our town offers. He loves the smaller community of Charleston and how when you meet someone here, it has a lasting impression. "You get to know people on a personal level."
Matt started out as a substitute at CCAR in 2019 and immediately fell in love with the community. He then got promoted to Job Coach and is now a Full-Time Group Leader! We are thankful for his impact serving this population of our town! Thank you, Matt, for being #ForCharleston! Let's show Matt some love in the comments below!
With our #ForCharleston event, Unforgettable, just around the corner, we thought it was fitting to highlight some of the CCAR employees who have been instrumental in helping us coordinate it!
This is Chastity Parker! Chastity is the Director of Development for CCAR here in Charleston and we love her heart for this community! She has been working for CCAR for 21 years and has loved every minute of it.
We asked Chastity what she loves about Charleston and her answer was simple - "I love that small town feeling. The feeling of Home." She went on about how she has enjoyed seeing Charleston develop over the years and how the community is always appreciative for what we have.
Chastity has a huge heart for the CCAR community here in Charleston and that is evident through her 21 years of service for them. She is #ForCharleston and she deserves some love in the comments below!! Thank you, Chastity!
If you don't know him already, meet Don Schaefer! Don has recently hit the milestone of donating 50 GALLONS of blood!! You read that right, 50 GALLONS!
Don began giving blood in 1955 in Germany during the Cold War. He would donate his blood for emergency operations in case it was needed during surgery. Since then, he has recognized the world-wide need for blood and seen it as his way to better mankind.
At 85 years old, Don continues to give around a gallon of blood a year and this weekend will surpass giving a total of 400 units.
We love Don's heart for humanity and his love for our community. He is no doubt #ForCharleston! Let's show Don some love in the comments below!!
**If you want to give blood and further what Don is doing, there is a blood drive here at Home Church this Sunday from 2p-6p.
Going from two to one takes work! Marriage is a submission completion and every day you need to die to yourself and choose what matters most.
This weekend was💥⚡️Check out this past Sundays message on Marriage if you haven’t already! You’ll be happy you did!
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