WHAT CAN I EXPECT ON MY FIRST VISIT?
Living Hope Bryan meets 2500 South College Avenue Bryan, TX 77801 at the Grace Bible Midtown Campus.
Our worship service begins at 5:00 PM and is held in the gymnasium. When you enter our church family will welcome you, one of our greeters will hand you our information-filled weekend worship guide, and direct you to your seat. Our prayer is that you will truly meet with God as worship through fellowship, corporate singing, and listening to God’s word.
WHERE DO I TAKE MY CHILDREN?
Discipleship: Children meet for discipleship (what some may call Sunday School) at the same time as youth and adults (3:30 PM).
Worship Care: Living Hope Bryan holds to the principle that God-centered worship is critically important to family life. One way children catch the passion for worshiping God is by watching the body of Christ enjoy God week after week. Moreover, worshiping together counters culture’s fragmentation of families. Hence, the ethos of Living Hope Bryan is to have families worshiping together. Children are always welcome in the worship service, regardless of age. It is not uncommon to see children wiggling in worship service and hear babies affirming the pastor with cries or coos.
However, we realize life happens and parents occasionally need a pause in parenting so they can fully concentrate on hearing from God or have uninterrupted prayer time. We offer two types of assistance to come alongside parents:
- Childcare is available for babies-K during the worship service.
- Living Hope Bryan is a church family that helps one another. Families with children of their own have volunteered to have your children sit with their children during the worship service. You get to worship with “line of sight” of your children and your children meet new friends as they worship together.
DO YOU HAVE SOMETHING FOR STUDENTS?
Yes, for Middle and High School students. We meet every Sunday afternoon for a small group Bible Study at 3:30 PM This is a great time worshiping our God through Song and Bible Study. Our Youth ministry also regularly schedules fellowships, bible studies, and mission trips in order to encourage community within our body.
College Students are a very important part of what we do here at Living Hope Bryan. It is our calling to equip, train and minister to them in a way that prepares them for life in the real world. We treat them as adults and involve them in inter-generational ministry in our studies and ministry. We do have events just for college students, but our hope is to see them grow in the Lord with others in our body of different ages.
DO YOU HAVE SMALL GROUPS?
Absolutely! Our weekly small groups that we call Community groups meet during the fall and spring semesters (a few meet year round) in the homes of church members almost every day of the week. Our Community Groups are vital to the life of our church. Every member is expected to be involved in one Community Group. In our Community Groups we enjoy a more intimate time of fellowship by eating together, studying God’s word, praying together, and doing local mission projects together.
WHAT DO YOU HAVE FOR ADULTS?
Beginning at 3:30 PM we have ADULT BIBLE FELLOWSHIP (What some may call Sunday School in which we study books of the Bible using the “ONE to ONE” Method. Click HERE to learn more about the “ONE to ONE” method.
HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?
Living Hope Bryan has a “3 Step” Process in order to become a member of the church.
Our process is intentionally personal, as we want to get know you and for you to have the opportunity to get the know the church leaders on a more personal level.
STEP 1 – Read through the Discover Membership Manual with an Elder
STEP 2 -Have a Personal Interview with an Elder
STEP 3 – Personal Recommendation by Church Leadership and Public Affirmation by the Church Body at the end of the Worship Service
If you are interested in becoming a member please sign up at the Connection Center or on our website under the Connect Tab (Discover Membership).