FAQ’s

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WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE?

In short, we are a Christ-centered, Gospel-proclaiming community that exists for the purpose of making Jesus known on the Seacoast of New Hampshire and beyond. To learn more about what we believe, you can read our Doctrinal Statement by clicking here.

WHAT TIMES ARE YOUR SUNDAY SERVICES?

We have two services each Sunday, at 9:15am and 10:45am. Each service lasts approximately one hour. We offer Sunday School classes for adults and children during the 9:15am service and there is a coffee and pastry time from 10:15-10:45. Click here for more information on visiting.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I VISIT?

We are a church of about 350-400 regular attendees that range from newborns, to young families, to those in retirement. We are a warm and family-friendly church that genuinely cares for visitors. Sunday worship services consist of times of corporate and personal prayer, Bible readings, a blended style of music (ranging from organ and piano to drums and acoustic guitars), and Gospel-centered preaching. Our deacons, ushers, and/or three pastors would love to meet you when you visit!

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

Being a traditional, historic New England church 200 years old, you will see many men in coat and ties and women in dresses. But you will also see many others in jeans or casual attire. Therefore, no matter your fashion preferences or current situation that may affect your attire, rest assured in knowing that you are welcome here as you are!

WHAT ABOUT MY CHILDREN?

We have a variety of offerings for your children, ranging from 0 to 18 years of age. During both Sunday morning services, we offer nursery care for 0-2 year olds and age-specific preschool classes and care for 3-5 year olds. We also offer Sunday School classes for Elementary aged children (Grades 1-6) during the 9:15am service. Click here for more information on our children’s offerings. 
 
We also offer a Sunday School class for students in Grades 7-9 during the 9:15am service. Click here for information on that class.
 
Students Grade 10 and older are welcome to join in with the adult Sunday School classes during the 9:15am service as well. Click here for information on those adult class offerings.

WHAT ABOUT PARKING?

There are two primary parking lots to the side and behind the main building as you drive in. If those two lots are full, there are overflow parking options on either side of the common on Rte. 88 and even across the street in the Lincoln Akerman School parking lot. There are parking attendants located outside who will be happy to direct you and help you with parking!

WHEN ELSE DO YOU GET TOGETHER AS A LARGE COMMUNITY?

Great question! Many members and attendees also come back on Wednesday evenings to eat pizza together at the church and then attend additional age-specific classes that are offered on Wednesday night, ranging from kids in Grades 1-6 (Grades 1-4 and Grades 5-6), students in Grades 7-12 (junior & senior high), and adults. Click here for more information on our Wednesday night connection time.

HOW CAN I GET CONNECTED?

I’m so glad you asked! Our church offers many ways to get involved in the goings-on at the church and connected with others. Whether you’re looking for something age-specific, gender-specific, focused on serving, music, or just looking to learn more about our offerings, we encourage you to either contact us or explore the Connect page. You an also stay up-to-date and connected when you’re away from the church through our multiple social media accounts.

WHAT INFORMATION DO YOU HAVE ON WEDDINGS  & MARRIAGE?

We’re thrilled that you’re considering marriage and would like us to potentially host your wedding. You can find all the necessary information on weddings at our church and marriage in general through the Wedding and Marriage Statement Policy document we’ve created. Please contact us also if, after reading through the document, you’d like to begin a deeper conversation!