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For those of the Christian faith, the church is a gathering place for worship and community. While the Bible provides a basis for how the faith is expressed, services may vary slightly based on the denomination. A Baptist service may be quite different from a Catholic service. But each congregation shares a sense of hope, grace and fellowship. Here are some terms associated with the church and its various denominations.

  • Catholic – A member of the Roman Catholic Church, which tradition says was founded by the Apostle Peter at the bequest of Jesus Christ.
  • Lutheran – A denomination founded by Martin Luther in the 16th century, which departed from Catholic tradition in its views on certain doctrines and teachings.
  • Baptist – A Protestant faith with a strong belief in individual freedom and the separation of church and state.
  • Methodist – Founded in the 17th century, the Methodist church is characterized with active community participation, particularly in social welfare issues.
  • Presbyterian – The Presbyterian church was modeled after the traditional Calvinist churches in Europe, but is also one of the few denominations to ordain women as ministers.
  • Orthodox – A branch of the Catholic faith that separated from Roman Catholic tradition in the year 1054. It remains a dominant religion in many Slavic nations.
  • Communion – A church ritual in which parishioners are given bread and wine, symbolizing the body and blood of Christ.
  • Liturgy – The form and content of the church service.
  • Tithe – The percentage of income a church member is asked to give to their church.
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    First Baptist Church of Wayland
    3514 12th St., Wayland, MI 49348
    Call us today to learn about any specials or offers!
    (240) 994-8980
    Epic-A Community Church
    1455 E Grand River Ave, Portland, MI 48875
    We invite you and your family to pray with our church today. All religions accepted, including Lutherans, Presbyterians, Methodists, and Catholics. Here, you can speak to God and discover your mission.
    (517) 647-7750
    Hank Ochoa 2001 Music Company
    210 E Washington St, Butler, IN 46721
    Witness moving church performances from Hank Ochoa 2001 Music Company. Contact us in Butler, IN, to hear original music.
    (260) 230-1320
    Church of God
    300 E Leroy St, Burlington, MI 49029
    (517) 765-2521
    Seventh-Day Adventist Church
    320 W Main St, Burlington, MI 49029
    (517) 765-8304
    Our Savior Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
    405 Saint Joseph St, Union City, MI 49094
    (517) 741-7643
    United Methodist Church
    200 Ellen St, Union City, MI 49094
    (517) 741-7028
    First Congregational Church
    410 N Broadway St, Union City, MI 49094
    (517) 741-5581
    Wesleyan Church
    202 Saint Joseph St, Union City, MI 49094
    (517) 741-8212
    Assembly of God
    501 Division St, Union City, MI 49094
    (517) 741-3259
    Hughes Robert M Rev
    635 Walnut Ln, Union City, MI 49094
    (517) 741-9041
    Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church
    8220 M 60, Union City, MI 49094
    (517) 741-7275
    North Athens Baptist Church
    2020 M Dr S, Athens, MI 49011
    (269) 729-5535
    Factoryville Bible Church & School
    1285 Factoryville Rd, Athens, MI 49011
    (269) 729-4203
    Athens United Methodist
    133 N Clark St, Athens, MI 49011
    (269) 729-9370

    Religion has been around practically since the start of civilization. Choosing a faith is a personal and, at times, lifelong journey, with many choosing to follow one of the most popular religions in the world: Christianity. This large religion, concentrating on the beliefs detailed in the Bible, is divided into branches with distinct differences ranging from Presbyterianism to Methodism. One of the most popular branches of Christianity is Catholicism. Roman Catholics interpret the Bible to worship Jesus and his Apostles who spread his word and are the result of a split away from the Lutherans. The Baptist denomination is unique in its immersion-based baptism and its emphasis on the New Covenant, or the coming of the Messiah. The southern United States features one of the highest concentrations of Baptists along with evangelicalism and Methodists. The Methodist community recognizes Holy Communion and baptism as Sacraments, and many of its structural elements are founded from the original beliefs of Anglicanism. Presbyterianism worship stems from Calvinism and the Reformation, where the authority of God and the Scriptures is the paramount source of grace. These branches all focus on similar missions in their teachings and concentration on events such as Easter, Good Friday, and the Pentecost. Locating the fellowship right for you begins with an exploration of your own personal beliefs and life experiences. What do you hope to achieve from your faith and your congregation? Do you consider yourself a strict orthodox worshiper or something less? These questions will help pinpoint the community right for you. Consult an official in an episcopal church concerning your questions and experiment with different sects as well as churches to find one right for you. When life’s messages come in fuzzy, the presence of Christ helps to filter it and lead you down the right path.
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