The Gospel & Church

Dear Mosaic Family,
     We're continuing our series called "This Changes Everything," in which we're showing how the Awesome News of Jesus Christ (The Gospel), changes absolutely every single major area of our lives.

In the last 4 weeks, I've attempted to show how the Gospel transforms work, money, sex, and relationships. All biggies in life. However, how does "church" fit into the mix? If I've got the Gospel, and it transforms me and everything about me, and it meets my needs, why do I need the church? Why go to church (especially when I can just listen to sermons and worship music online)? Why join a church? What's "church membership" all about? Seems so formal.

Tomorrow, we'll be wrestling with all these questions, and looking for answers particularly in Romans 12, where Scripture gives us the implications of the Gospel's work in our life--especially regarding our relationship to church. You don't want to miss it!

Praying for you,
Pastor Jan


Coming up:

Service opportunity! Mosaic holds a worship service at the Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community in the South End, twice a month (2nd and last Monday of every month,7-9pm). Edgar Vasiliu is in charge of this ministry and he needs two or three reliable and committed volunteers. He is also looking for a lead vocalist to lead the group in worship. If you're interested, email
Homeless Ministry: Mosaic volunteers meet in Copley square every Wednesday evening to love and serve the people who are homeless there. To get involved with volunteering, contact Drew Also, there will be a collection for summer clothing at both services, so bring those extra socks, ponchos, shoes, or whatever else you may have!

Pre-service Prayer:  Every Sunday morning, Mosaic holds a pre-service prayer meeting at 9:15am. Please join us in theater #8 to pray for our church, our city, and our world!

Member Meeting: Saturday, July 12th, 10am-noon. ICC. If you're a member, plan to attend our quarterly members' meeting.

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