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Park City Church

a gospel-centered church in Machesney Park, IL

Location Details

10714 N SECOND ST. Machesney Park, IL 61115

“I love the home feel atmosphere here. From the first time coming here it just felt right. I love the close interaction.” -Member

Resources

Life on Mission

1 Peter 2:9-12 9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy 11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. 12 Live such good lives among the pagans that,…

Small Groups

Acts 2:42-47 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. 46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, 47 praising God and enjoying the favor of…

Baptism and the Lord’s Supper

Application Discussion Questions 2.11.2024 Transcript Baptism and the Lord’s Supper *This transcript is generated from the sermon audio. This document has not been edited for spelling, grammar, or exactness. Now we are doing a series on the church. We’re doing a series to really think through our identity as the people of God and specifically what makes us us. Meaning there are a lot of different churches around us in the area. What is unique to the calling that God…

Posts

20 Quotes | Bonhoeffer’s Life Together

Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together is one of my favorite books on Christian community. In Life Together, Bonhoeffer offers a helpful and realistic view of what God has given us in our relationships within the body of Christ. The first chapter gives a captivating and compelling description of Christian community. From there, Bonhoeffer moves into particular applications regarding a day in community, a day in solitude, ministry toward one another, and eating the Lord’s Supper together. I tried to mainly highlight…

How to Recruit People to a Small Group

How to Recruit to Your Small Group Getting a group up and running is a hard thing to do. In this article, I am going to give you three cautions and three suggestions for getting people to attend your small group. I hope you find these helpful. First, here are three cautions when recruiting people into a group. On the positive side, here are three things that you can do to try to recruit to your group: As you can…

20 Quotes | Corporate Worship

Corporate Worship: How the Church Gathers as God’s People by Matt Merker. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Publishing, 2021. Corporate Worship is a part of 9Marks Building Healthy Churches Series and is an excellent primer on the subject. Here are 20 Quotes that I found to be particularly helpful: There’s a connection between how a congregation understands itself to be a church, and the way it worships as a church. (24) Scripture teaches that there is a time “when you come together…

The Joy We Will Experience in the New Heaven and the New Earth

Section 9: The End Times Week 4: The New Heaven and the New Earth Day 5: The Joy We Will Experience in the New Heaven and the New Earth Rev. 21-22 What will eternal life be like? Whatever else we might say about eternal life in the new heaven and the new earth, it will be place of great joy. How could it not be if the curse has been removed, along with every trace of suffering, sin, and death?…

Featured Series

Neighbor-Love

Luke 10:25-37 25 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 26 “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” 27 He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” 28 “You have answered correctly,” Jesus replied. “Do this and you will live.” 29 But he…

Life in the Spirit

Galatians 5:13-26 13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. 14 For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 15 If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other. 16 So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 17 For the flesh desires what is contrary to…

A Contrite Community

Isaiah 57:14-21 14 And it will be said: “Build up, build up, prepare the road!    Remove the obstacles out of the way of my people.”15 For this is what the high and exalted One says—    he who lives forever, whose name is holy:“I live in a high and holy place,    but also with the one who is contrite and lowly in spirit,to revive the spirit of the lowly    and to revive the heart of the contrite.16 I will not accuse them forever,    nor will I always be angry,for then they would faint away…

Outsiders Brought In

Isaiah 56:1-8 56:1 This is what the Lord says: “Maintain justice    and do what is right,for my salvation is close at hand    and my righteousness will soon be revealed.2 Blessed is the one who does this—    the person who holds it fast,who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it,    and keeps their hands from doing any evil.” 3 Let no foreigner who is bound to the Lord say,    “The Lord will surely exclude me from his people.”And let no eunuch complain,    “I am only a dry tree.” 4 For this is what the Lord says: “To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths,    who choose what pleases me    and…

Giving

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