The CORE started out as a way for us to focus on four things we think lead to spiritual growth. Corporate Worship, Others Focused, Relationships, and Education. But as our first congregation grew we realized those things happen better in smaller groups. So instead of trying to get bigger and bigger in one location the CORE took on added meaning.
The CORE is now also the name given to our Church community as a whole. Instead of spending our resources on multiple buildings, and to keep our main groups smaller for better opportunities to form relationships and find places to serve, we rent space for Sunday gatherings throughout the community. We use our combined resources to support staff and a Community Center.
Our various congregations come together for larger things like youth groups, special events, mission trips, and educational opportunities. We believe this allows for the best use of our resources and the best opportunities to be the family God has called us to be.