THE HISTORIC PARSELLS CHURCH  345 Parsells Avenue  Rochester, NY 14609-5207 

Our Purpose

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To BLESS the World The purpose of this church is to B.L.E.S.S. the world, as set forth in Matthew 28:18-20 (the Great Commission), Matthew 22:36-40 (the Great Commandment), and Acts 2:42-46 (the Great Community of Believers):   1) BEGIN WITH PRAYER. To exalt the Lord by praying in all circumstances, both individually and collectively as the body of Christ; by participating in public worship services together; and by maintaining personal devotions on a regular basis.   2) LISTEN. To take the time to hear the Word of God and hear the concerns and testimonies of others; to educate and equip people through the preaching and teaching of God’s Word and through discipleship so they have a vital faith which allows them to lead a consistent Christian life and do effective Christian service.   3) EAT. To establish and maintain a sense of community, mutual concern, and helpfulness through fellowship and shared meals so people are fed both physically and spiritually, and are encouraged and supported by one another as members of the family of God.   4) SHARE OUR STORIES. To tell others about our personal faith journeys and thus be living testimonies of the transforming power of Jesus Christ; to evangelize, spreading the Gospel (the reconciling and redemptive message) of Jesus Christ throughout the world and advancing the Kingdom of God by expressing the love of Christ to all, urging the personal acceptance of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and supporting national and international missions.   5) SERVE. To empower people for a ministry of social justice and mission work so they can support God’s work with their time, talent, and treasure, and so they can serve unselfishly and in Jesus’ name to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those in our church, our community, and our world.
THE HISTORIC PARSELLS CHURCH 345 Parsells Avenue Rochester, NY 14609-5207
The Historic Parsells Church  A Dynamic Christ Community

Our Purpose

To BLESS the World The purpose of this church is to B.L.E.S.S. the world, as set forth in Matthew 28:18-20 (the Great Commission), Matthew 22:36-40 (the Great Commandment), and Acts 2:42-46 (the Great Community of Believers):   1) BEGIN WITH PRAYER. To exalt the Lord by praying in all circumstances, both individually and collectively as the body of Christ; by participating in public worship services together; and by maintaining personal devotions on a regular basis.   2) LISTEN. To take the time to hear the Word of God and hear the concerns and testimonies of others; to educate and equip people through the preaching and teaching of God’s Word and through discipleship so they have a vital faith which allows them to lead a consistent Christian life and do effective Christian service.   3) EAT. To establish and maintain a sense of community, mutual concern, and helpfulness through fellowship and shared meals so people are fed both physically and spiritually, and are encouraged and supported by one another as members of the family of God.   4) SHARE OUR STORIES. To tell others about our personal faith journeys and thus be living testimonies of the transforming power of Jesus Christ; to evangelize, spreading the Gospel (the reconciling and redemptive message) of Jesus Christ throughout the world and advancing the Kingdom of God by expressing the love of Christ to all, urging the personal acceptance of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and supporting national and international missions.   5) SERVE. To empower people for a ministry of social justice and mission work so they can support God’s work with their time, talent, and treasure, and so they can serve unselfishly and in Jesus’ name to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those in our church, our community, and our world.