Why We Worship
Plainfield CRC is a community centered around the worship of God. We believe that it is during this special time on Sunday morning that God himself calls us into his presence, speaks to us, nourishes us, and allows us the privilege to speak back to him, with praise and prayer. In this way, worship is very much conversation. Likewise, each week we tell the story of the gospel – salvation by grace, through faith in Jesus Christ – through the liturgical elements of our service. We do this towards the glory of God the Father and the nourishment of his people, through the power of the Holy Spirit. We desire that through each service, those present are drawn into a deeper understanding of who God is and, thus, who we are.
What to Expect
Worship Services: 9:00 am
Fellowship Time: 10:15am-10:30am
Children Sunday School: 10:15 am – 11:00 am Adult Sunday School 10:30am – 11:00am
Nurseries: Our nursery provides a safe and loving environment for children 0-3 years of age. The nursery is available during all Sunday services.
Children in the Service: Because worship is the church’s special time to come into God’s presence, Plainfield CRC welcomes and encourages children in the service, as equal members of Christ’s Church. God gave children beautiful, rambunctious energy that sometimes causes them to become a little restless and make noise. THAT’S OKAY! We believe they belong right there, in the service with the rest of God’s people. Children learn how to worship from watching others, and so we encourage families to sit towards the front where it is easier for little ones to see and hear what’s going on in the service, and encourage parents to sing, participate, as well as quietly explain the parts of the service to their young ones. If you have to leave, comfortable spaces are available throughout the church, but please come back! Children are a gift, not a distraction! And the sound of children in the church is the sound of Jesus keeping his promises. As Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me.”