Are You Seeking a Spiritual Home?
We offer a community where you can belong, be valued and loved, deepen your spirituality, and discover a purpose that can change lives and communities.
Community of Christ is the welcoming, loving faith community that values the worth of every person as a child of God. We provide a safe space for you to explore and deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ and each other. Come discover renewed purpose for your life through compassionate, Christ-like service that ends suffering and fosters justice and peace.
At Shawnee Drive, Community of Christ, we strive to build communities of Joy, Hope, Love and Peace. We provide a community-led ministry where our Ministers are everyday members of the community like teachers, nurses, firefighters, doctors, business professionals and more. Each person who shares the Morning Message has been trained and ordained in the church. We grow with new insights as each Minister shares his/her personal journey with Christ through the combination of biblical study and life experiences.
Shawnee Drive Community of Christ will help you grow spiritually, discover your purpose, and equip you to be part of Christ’s mission of compassion, justice, and peace. Change your life; change your community; change the world!
The five Mission Initiatives are blessings to the church. They guide us directly onto paths that help us make Christ’s mission our mission. Though the initiatives carry great importance and value individually, they work best in congregations and ministries that honor all five. In this holistic fashion, they help us know, be, and do as we serve Christ.
- Invite People to Christ
- Abolish Poverty, End Suffering
- Pursue Peace on Earth
- Develop Disciples to Serve
- Experience Congregations in Mission
Our Enduring Principles define the essence, heart, and soul of our faith community. They describe the personality of our church as expressed throughout the world.
- Grace and Generosity
- Sacredness of Creation
- Continuing Revelation
- Worth of All Persons
- All Are Called
- Responsible Choices
- Pursuit of Peace (Shalom)
- Unity in Diversity
- Blessings of Community
What We BelieveBasic Beliefs
Jesus Christ is at the center of our faith and beliefs. Our Basic Beliefs are not the last word, but an invitation to further explore your discipleship.
SacramentsThe sacraments embody God’s grace and peace and lead to transformation of our lives and communities. The sacraments shape our identity and community life as followers of Jesus Christ. As we experience the blessings available through sacraments, we are empowered to share the peace of Jesus Christ and fulfill our mission in the world.
- Blessing of Children
- The Lord’s Supper (Communion)
- Laying on of Hands for the Sick
- Evangelist Blessing
Disciples’ Generous Response
We are called to share with others as generously as God has shared with us. The six principles of a Disciples’ Generous Response guide us in managing and sharing our resources:
- Receive God’s Gifts
- Respond Faithfully
- Align Heart and Money
- Share Generously
- Save Wisely
- Spend Responsibly