What a great celebration we had on Easter weekend at Avalon Church! Seeing our church buy in to the vision by giving, serving, praying, and inviting is always special. Seeing dozens of people get saved or get reconnected to their faith was amazing. But now that Easter is over, what is your next step? What do you need to do to continue to move down the path of your spiritual journey? Here are three things you need to do:
1. Plan to Attend the Next Step Class Sunday, April 15th.
The Next Step classes help you discover what it means to be a follower of Jesus. We will teach you some basic steps for living a blessed life. You will learn about baptism, reading the Bible, prayer, making friends at church, living in financial blessing, and making an impact with your life. You will make connections with people who will love and support you. The class is after the 11:15 service. We provide free child-care and a free lunch. The class lasts approximately 2 hours.
2. Get baptized on April 22nd.
Getting baptized after you receive Christ demonstrates your faith in Jesus and lets everyone know that you are serious about your decision to follow Christ. We will baptize on April 22nd at the 9:30 and 11:15 services. We encourage you to invite friends and family to help you celebrate this wonderful occasion.
3. Get Connected.
Attending church every Sunday is vital to your spiritual growth. It will help you get connected quickly. You will learn what God says to us in the Bible, make new friends, grow closer to God, and learn about his love for you. Two other ways to get plugged in and make friends are to volunteer in a ministry and to join a small group.
God loves you more than you can comprehend. He has a plan for your life. He has a purpose for your life. You are not an accident! He promises that he will never leave you and that he will always be there for you no matter what. Make sure to receive all He offers by connecting to a church! Remember, God wants you to belong, not just believe. The Next Step Class will help you discover how to feel connected and to live a blessed life.