First Christian Church - Bertram, Texas
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First Christian Church of Bertram is a member congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). This denomination has more than 800,000 members in 4,000 congregations across the United States and Canada, but our ministries extend throughout the world. Just as the first disciples were commissioned by Christ to share the Good News of the Gospel to all nations, our mission comes straight out of the New Testament.
If you would like to know more about the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), our beliefs, and our national and global ministries, please visit the following websites:
The Lord's Supper or Communion, is an important part of our worship service. This weekly celebration is open to all believers.
The chalice symbolizes the central place of communion in worship for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The X-shaped cross of the disciple Andrew is a reminder of the ministry of each person and the importance of evangelism.
The Mission of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): To be and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ, witnessing, loving and serving from our doorsteps "to the ends of the earth."
- Acts 1:8
The Vision of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): To be a faithful, growing church, that demonstrates true community, deep Christian spirituality and a passion for justice.
- Micah 6:8
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Baptism of Immersion: Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ so that your sins may be forgiven; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit."
- Acts 2:38
In baptism, the old self-centered life is set aside, and a new life of trust in God is made possible.
Freedom of Belief: Disciples are called together around one essential faith: belief in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
Diversity of Opinion: Each person is free to determine individual beliefs guided by the Bible, the Holy Spirit, study and prayer.