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The Gospel & Racial Reconciliation

This Saturday, June 17, is the second anniversary of the shooting at Emanuel AME, where nine black churchgoers were killed because of the color of their skin. This anniversary causes our church to stop and reflect because it served as a turning point for our city, our state, and perhaps the entire country, forcing us to see the brutal reality that racism is still alive and...

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How Do I Disciple My Kids?

Just the other day, someone asked our family, “How do I disciple my kids?” What a great question! As we have written about before, our church is blessed to have a fantastic children’s ministry, with our staff and volunteers leading the kids in worship every Sunday with a mix of stories, songs and activities that teach the bible from Genesis to Revelation....

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Walking For Life

Last Saturday, Centerpoint participated in the Lowcountry Walk for Life, an annual fundraiser for the Lowcountry Pregnancy Center. The center just celebrated their 30 year anniversary and has locations in North Charleston, West Ashley and Orangeburg. Each site serves young moms, babies, and families by providing free medical care, pregnancy support, parenting education a...

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How We Teach Our Kids

As we gear up for another fall season, we want to take a few weeks to highlight a very important aspect of our church: Centerpoint Kids. This week, we want to focus on our curriculum, The Gospel Project for Kids. Check out the video and post below to learn more about what we do at Centerpoint Kids. Fill out an application today to sign up to serve!   Ou...

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Sending Out Our Own

This Sunday, we will honor and pray over 15 families who are moving to new cities, states and countries this summer.At Centerpoint, our desire is to be a “sending” church - intentionally training and sending leaders to begin new works at home and abroad. However, we also have many in our church that will be dispersed for other reasons,  a reality in a city...

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Life on Life Discipleship

Over the next several months we will be telling stories of the extraordinary work of God in normal people's lives. You will also get the chance to know some of our pastors and staff as they share their stories. If you have a story about how God is working in your life that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you and celebrate together.  Stories: Jon...

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Summer Missions Prayer Requests

Tomorrow a team of Medical Campus Outreach students will depart for Baan Namkem, Thailand, where they will serve at a medical clinic and share the gospel message with local residents. Please join us in praying for them as they serve overseas. Please pray for the Lord to be present and active in all they do, as well as for spiritual and physical safety as they venture ...

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Welcome to Our New Site!

Welcome to the new and improved online home of Centerpoint Church! We hope the new design makes it easy to learn more about our church, stay updated and easily access content. Whether you access it via a laptop, tablet or other mobile device, the design will adapt to the device you are using! While we are excited about the launch, keep in mind that the site is still a wo...

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