Newcomers FAQ


Where do I park?

The church's parking lot may be entered from either Lakeview Ave. (east side) or Leco Ct. (west side). Drop off area and handicapped parking are closest to the Leco Ct. entrance and flagpoles. Overflow parking is available in the adjacent lot belonging to Honor Credit Union or along side streets.

What entrance do I use?

The sanctuary is easily accessed by using the double entry doors on either side of the memorial bell garden (Entrance 1 & 2). Greeters will be happy to meet you before you enter the sanctuary and answer any questions. You can also use the wayfinder boards just inside entrances 1, 2 and 3.

The nursery is Room 101, just inside Entrance 1. Use the middle set of doors (Entrance 2) to go to the church office, Fellowship Hall, Sunday School Rooms and the FLAME Youth Center.

What should I expect during a service?

We offer two different types of services each Sunday; our Casual Service and our Traditional Service. To learn about our Sunday morning services, use the links above for more information about each type of service. Bibles and hymnals are provided in the pews. During our casual service, you may watch the screens for the Scripture reading and all of the song lyrics.

At each service, people are given Connection Cards to complete. The cards may be placed in the offering plate/bag or in the basket on the table as you exit the Sanctuary. Please let us know you are visiting! Also, be sure to pick up a Gift Bag.

What do I wear?

We want you to feel comfortable worshipping with us. Wear what makes you feel comfortable. In general, people attending the traditional service at 9:00 dress business casual -- anything from dresses and dress slacks with shirt and tie to khakis and polos. Most people in the casual service  seem to dress fairly, surprisingly enough, casually -- anything from khakis and polos to jeans, shorts, t-shirts and flip-flops.

What is the music like?

We are a church definitely known for music! Our traditional service offers hymn singing along with a variety of special music including classical, contemporary, vocal, instrumental and orchestral. It also features our Chancel Choir and beautiful pipe organ. We have a bell choir that performs regularly. Our casual service is led by a vocalist and worship band and features contemporary music that you hear on Christian radio today. Find out more about our music programs.

What if I need coffee?

WE HAVE GREAT COFFEE!!!  Just stop by our Hospitality Desk in the lobby before and between services to get a cup of coffee. If you would like more refreshments, stop by Fellowship Hall. As our guest, feel free to help yourself to complimentary refreshments!

What about younger children?

Infant and toddler child care is provided all morning in the Nursery, staffed by a professional attendant.

During the 9:00 service, children preschool and under will be in the Nursery (Room 101 - Entrance 1) where they will hear Bible stories and get a chance to know and play with other young children.

During the 11:00 service, children preschool and under will be in the Nursery (Room 101 -  Entrace 1).  Kids in Kindergarten through 2nd grade will gather in the Chapel (Room 102 - Entrance 1) for Kids' Worship.

Sunday School is also offered for all children at 10:00 between services. Infant - Preschool in the Nursery.  K-2nd Grade in Room 310.  3rd-5th Grade in Rooms 308 & 309.  Classrooms are located off Fellowship Hall.

More information on our children's programs.

What about older children?

September through May, Sunday Morning Programming is offered from 10:00-10:50 for teens. Middle School Connections is held in Room 307 and High School Connections is in Room 305. If you choose to attend the casual service at 11:00, teens usually sit up front together. Classrooms are off Fellowship Hall.  

Check out our FLAME Youth Ministry activities.

Kids Chaos -  ages Kindergarten - 5th grade - 10:10-11:10 in the Chapel located in the North Hall.

Kids Worship during the First Connect Service at 11:15

PreK - Kindergarten - in room A at 11:15

1st - 5th grade dismissed to room H during the service.

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