What We Do

open-bible-450We are determined to follow the New Testament pattern for the organization, work and worship of the church. We want to be able to show "book, chapter, and verse" for all of our practices.
Our mission is simple. Since the Lord's church is the "pillar and ground of the truth" (1 Timothy 3:15), our purpose is to promote the teachings of Christ and to give our greatest effort to live by those teachings (John 1:14; 14:6; 2 John 9). Many religious groups have shifted their focus from spiritual teaching to social and recreational activities. This shift in emphasis has resulted in a neglect of man's most important need, i.e., preparing the soul to meet its Maker (Mark 8:36-37). Christians are commanded, "whatever you do in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus" (Colossians 3:17); this means that our teaching and practice must be authorized by the New Testament. We, at Broadway Church of Christ, strive to meet this divine requirement both in our lives and in our work together as a congregation.
If you were to visit our services you would observe that we follow the same arrangement as New Testament churches did under the direction of the Lord's apostles. We sing "psalms, hymns and spiritual songs" together .  We teach the Word of God (Acts 2:42). On the first day of the week (Sunday) we also commemorate the death of Christ (Matthew 26:26-29; Acts 20:7). We contribute from our earnings and possessions for the advancement of the cause of Christ in the areas of evangelism, edification through teaching and benevolence (1 Corinthians 9:14; Ephesians 4:11-16; 1 Corinthians 16:1-2; 2 Corinthians 8:1-5). In summary, we strive to maintain an orderly service together (1 Corinthians 14:40).

Our Interest in You

Our interest in you is related to your eternal salvation. We want to do all we can in helping you to serve God faithfully. We are not interested in your money or material possessions. In fact, we do not solicit money from any visitors when the collection is taken on Sunday.

Please come and visit our services, and learn how important understanding the Bible is to us.  You will enjoy the atmosphere and friendly spirit, where the only expectations we have on you as a visitor is to feel welcome.

Many people are hesitant to attend worship services at an unfamiliar church. To help alleviate any apprehensions you may have regarding our congregation, we would like to explain what you can expect when you visit with us at Broadway church of Christ

Courtesy And Kindness

First of all, you will find no exclusive pews for any person. All are greeted with equal courtesy and kindness (Acts 10:34-35; Galatians 3:28).   You will find no tendency toward entertainment with an organ or piano music. Like the first century Christians, we will engage in the singing of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs (Ephesians 5:19). The words used in our songs will be easy to understand (1 Corinthians 14:15). God has commanded the sincere praise of His people to come from the heart (Colossians 3:16).


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Broadway Church of Christ
  • Meeting at 2501 Broadway (corner of 21st St.) Rockford IL 61108
  • Preacher: Maurice Brown
  • Phone: (815) 874-9995
  • SUNDAY
  • Bible Classes - 9:30
  • Morning Worship - 10:30
  • Evening Worship - 6 PM (Exc. Fifth Sundays) 
  • THURSDAY
    6:30 PM  Bible Class                                                                                             

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When We Meet

SUNDAY

9:30 AM....... Bible Classes
10:30 AM..... Worship
6 PM.............Evening Worship

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THURSDAY

6:30 PM...... Bible Class

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Church of Christ

2501 Broadway
Rockford  IL 61108
Preacher:  Maurice Brown
Daytime Phone: (815) 874-9995
 

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