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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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    Shelton Church of God & Christ
    231 E 5th Ave, Buena Vista, GA 31803
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    (229) 649-5611
    User Review: "Great place of worship if you're looking for a church home."
    Unionville Baptist Church
    3837 Houston Ave, Macon, GA 31206
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    (478) 785-0607
    User Review: "I think this is one of the world greatest churches." - Feon (GA)
    A New Beginning Un Nuevo Comienzo
    425 South Houston Road, Warner Robins, GA 31088
    We are a bilingual Christian church that serves the surrounding community. We welcome your and your family to join us on our missions of fellowship, faith, hope, grace, and worship.
    (478) 442-1670
    Westside Church of God In Christ
    11 Church St, Butler, GA 31006
    (478) 862-2611
    New Zion Baptist Church
    267 Mount Zion Church Rd, Mauk, GA 31058
    (478) 862-3318
    Butler United Methodist Church
    300 E Main St, Butler, GA 31006
    (478) 862-3489
    First Baptist Church
    4 S Poplar St, Butler, GA 31006
    (478) 862-5531
    Turners Chapel Freewill Baptist Church
    911 Roberta Hwy, Butler, GA 31006
    (478) 862-2757
    Trinity Free Will Baptist Church
    1335 Ga Highway 90 W, Mauk, GA 31058
    (478) 862-2745
    Bethel Congregational Methodist Church
    1516 Thomaston Hwy, Butler, GA 31006
    (478) 862-3007
    Oakland Baptist Church
    5840 Ga Highway 41 N, Mauk, GA 31058
    (229) 649-5999
    Butler United Methodist Church
    16 Meadowdale St, Butler, GA 31006
    (478) 862-3478
    Fickling Mill Church of God
    873 E Old Wire Rd, Butler, GA 31006
    (478) 847-4483
    Union United Methodist Church
    141 Union Church Rd, Butler, GA 31006
    (478) 862-2545
    Welcome Home Full Gospel Baptist Church
    8 Hollie St, Butler, GA 31006
    (478) 862-5764

    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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