Our desire as we gather each week is to worship the Lord Jesus Christ through music, preaching and teaching, praying together, and the giving of gifts and tithes as we declare God’s greatness and challenge His body of believers to live life together in community for His glory.
Sunday Morning Schedule:
8:30 am – 1st Service
10:00-10:45 am – Spiritual Formation – Classes offered for all ages Kindergarten through Adults
11:00 am – 2nd Service
Both services have the same music and teaching which permits you to choose whichever schedule works best for your situation.
For your nursery and preschool age children, the Kid’s Connection offers care for your infants, and preschoolers learn from “The Big God Story” geared just for them during both services and during the 10:00 Spiritual Formation time.
For children in grades K-5, Kid’s Connection Spiritual Formation (a traditional Sunday School format for teaching “The Big God Story”) is offered during the 10:00 am session.
Kid’s Connection is during 2nd service at 11:00 am. On Family Sundays. Kid’s Connection Spiritual Formation is offered during the 10:00 am session.
Spiritual Formation – Growing in Christ together is one of Southern Lakes’ vision statements. We are excited to offer opportunities to grow in Christ in addition to our Sunday services. Between our 8:30 and 11:00 am services, we offer Spiritual Formation classes at 10:00 am for everyone Kindergarten through Adult.
The Spiritual Formation classes are offered during the 10:00 session and can be joined at any time. Classes beginning Sept. 11 are:
- 9th Grade students to adult: Fundamentals of Faith and How to Study the Bible.
- 6th-8th Grades: Using TruIdentity curriculum developed especially for middle school students, helps youth and their families connect to God, find their place in His grand redemptive narrative, and respond to Him through the power of the Holy Spirit
- Kindergarten – 5th Grades: Kid’s Connection Spiritual Formation teaching “The Big God Story” offered during 10:00 am
Family Sunday – The first Sunday of the month is Family Sunday, with services leaning toward a specific family focus. Services will be designed with family in mind. There will be worship and content that appeals to all ages so children can enjoy worshiping with their family. The sermon on those Sundays will focus on family issues and opportunities, and practical application will be given for families to take home with them. Please Note: On Family Sunday Kid’s Connection Spiritual Formation is offered at the 10:00 session. During the 2nd service students K-5 will attend church with their family.
Care for your nursery and preschool age children is provided during all sessions – Kid’s Connection offers care for your infants, and preschoolers learn from “The Big God Story” geared just for them!
Whether you have been in church most of your life or you are someone who is just beginning to question what Jesus is all about, there is a place for you at SLEFC!