Membership Class | Sunday, November 15, 2020

One of the markers of a healthy church is membership.  In scripture, we see people in God’s family functioning underneath the care of a particular pastor/elder or plurality of elders.  We believe church membership is vital for multiple reasons including unity, common mission, shared life together, edification, organization, church discipline and more.  

Church membership signifies that we are “in this together” and that we are committed to one another. 

We will be having our very first Membership Class on Sunday, November 15 from 5pm-7:30pm.  Pastor David will be teaching through a packet of content that you can pick up at any Sunday gathering beforehand.  If you will not be at a Sunday gathering to pick up a packet, please email Pastor David at david.hackney@cedarcitychurch.com and he will send you a digital copy. There will be a question and answer session after the teaching. We will provide dinner and drinks. Also, if you have small children (0-5 years), we will work to provide child care. If you will need childcare that evening, please send an email to Pastor David.

This class is required for those pursuing membership at Cedar City Church. However, if you would like to simply check us out and learn more about us, feel free to join us on November 15 even if you are not pursuing membership.

Mark your calendars today! 

The Gospel & Politics | Sunday, November 1, 2020

This week’s focal passage:

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation. Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good. For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.
– 1 Peter 2:9-17

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Farmers to Families

Cedar City Church will be passing out 20lb. boxes of frozen meat and dairy products starting Tuesday, Sept. 29. We will pass them out for 5 consecutive Tuesdays at Pleasant Square Park. If you or someone you know needs a box or two, feel free to stop by from 4:15-6pm. First come, first served until we run out.

Global Hunger Sunday

The COVID-19 crisis has caused a food shortage in sub-Saharan Africa, South America, Central Asia and other parts of the world. 

On October 11, Cedar City Church will be partnering with Global Hunger Relief to collect an offering that will then be donated to help combat food insecurity in the United States and across the world.

We ask that you prayerfully join us in this offering.

1 in 7 people in the world go hungry each day. CCC is joining thousands of other Southern Baptists in celebrating Global Hunger Sunday on October 11. Together, we can make a difference.

Your gifts to Global Hunger Relief will fund long-term solutions to hunger like clean water, agricultural education, job skills training, and more. Each project relieves hunger in a way that allows locals to work, produce, and sustain themselves – restoring dignity and hope in communities broken from conflict, instability, and poverty.

You can watch the video and visit https://globalhungerrelief.org/ to learn more about Global Hunger Relief and what they do.

GHR Thank You from Dr Chitwood from Global Hunger Relief on Vimeo.

Returning to Sunday Gatherings

We are pleased to announce that we are able to get back to a regular in-person gathering starting tomorrow, Sunday, August 2 at 10:30am.

We’ll begin a new series in 2 Thessalonians. It will be family style worship meaning kids will be with us upstairs. There will be activity and snack bags for kiddos (you are welcome to bring your own for your kiddos.)

We’ve made some adjustments for social distancing including extra spacing between seats, masks, strategically place hand sanitizer and a shaded outdoor socializing area. Please bring a mask and join us as we gather together to worship as the body of Christ.

We look forward to seeing you!

Scattered Worship | Sunday, June 7, 2020

We’re no less the church when we’re scattered than we are when we’re gathered. While there’s nothing good in and of disease itself, we want Cedar City Church to embrace the interruptions and inconveniences that come along with the coronavirus as a sacred disruption in our personal discipleship. The Father longs for his people to worship him, not merely in a certain city, on a certain mountaintop, or in a certain building, but everywhere in spirit and in truth (John 4:21-24). May we demonstrate that in our homes and wherever we can (or can’t!) go over the coming weeks.

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Scattered Worship | Sunday, May 31, 2020

We’re no less the church when we’re scattered than we are when we’re gathered. While there’s nothing good in and of disease itself, we want Cedar City Church to embrace the interruptions and inconveniences that come along with the coronavirus as a sacred disruption in our personal discipleship. The Father longs for his people to worship him, not merely in a certain city, on a certain mountaintop, or in a certain building, but everywhere in spirit and in truth (John 4:21-24). May we demonstrate that in our homes and wherever we can (or can’t!) go over the coming weeks.

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Summer Food Drive

In partnership with Joshua’s Place, Cedar City Church will be collecting food that will be distributed to students and families in need throughout the city of Lebanon this summer. We invite you to help us reach the city by providing much needed meals for our kids. You can drop off food anytime between now and June 13th by contacting Pastor David Hackney by phone at 937-344-8395, email at david.hackney@cedarcitychurch.com or by using the contact form on our site to schedule a drop-off time.

Below is a list of items to donate. While all food types are needed, lunch items are especially needed.

If you are unable to drop off food, but would still like to help, please consider a donation to Joshua’s Place.

Joshua's Place Corona Response Student Meal Kits

Scattered Worship | Sunday, May 24, 2020

We’re no less the church when we’re scattered than we are when we’re gathered. While there’s nothing good in and of disease itself, we want Cedar City Church to embrace the interruptions and inconveniences that come along with the coronavirus as a sacred disruption in our personal discipleship. The Father longs for his people to worship him, not merely in a certain city, on a certain mountaintop, or in a certain building, but everywhere in spirit and in truth (John 4:21-24). May we demonstrate that in our homes and wherever we can (or can’t!) go over the coming weeks.

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Scattered Worship | Sunday, May 17, 2020

We’re no less the church when we’re scattered than we are when we’re gathered. While there’s nothing good in and of disease itself, we want Cedar City Church to embrace the interruptions and inconveniences that come along with the coronavirus as a sacred disruption in our personal discipleship. The Father longs for his people to worship him, not merely in a certain city, on a certain mountaintop, or in a certain building, but everywhere in spirit and in truth (John 4:21-24). May we demonstrate that in our homes and wherever we can (or can’t!) go over the coming weeks.

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