If you haven’t already experienced the services at Bellevue Community Church yourself, then you may be wondering just what it’s like at BCC.
One thing’s for sure: BCC is definitely not like your average, everyday church. (Our parents will be the first to tell you that!)
But it IS an enjoyable experience… no matter WHAT religious background you’re from.
…you WILL have a great time
…you WON’T believe it’s over already — time will go by faster than you’d imagined
…you WILL feel welcomed no matter who you are, where you’ve been and what you’ve done in your past
…you WON’T feel pressured to give money
…you WILL walk away feeling certain that Pastor Dave was talking directly to YOU
…you WON’T be raising your arms (unless you’re clapping to the beat of a song)
…you WILL be laughing out loud
…you WON’T see people in polyester singing badly
…you WILL feel the beat of the music (some of the best Christian “rock” music mixed with “traditional hymns”)
…you WON’T be sitting next to “perfect” people — they don’t go to this church
…you WILL hear Bible-based messages that relate to you… and me… in the “real” world
…you WON’T be contacted by anyone — your level of involvement in this church is soley up to you
…you WILL feel motivated to take control and make some changes in your life
…you WON’T be able to wait until Sunday rolls around again!
Are You Ready?…
Sound interesting? Sound like fun? Check it out some Sunday! You’ll be glad you did.
BCC is currently in a growth mode, with more families and young children coming to Bellevue Community Church than ever before.
The “Crazy Campaign”
To accommodate the growth, they’re building onto the existing church — adding more kids’ classrooms, larger adult gathering areas, and more facilities like larger restrooms, a bookstore and a coffee shop.
It’s called the Crazy Campaign, and BCC volunteers have been pitching in in all kinds of ways to make it happen.
Then we went to the kick-off party for the Crazy Campaign… a single service bringing all 4000+ church members together as one united group sharing in the excitement of BCC’s growth.
Sunday, May 15, 2005
at the Curb Center
So, what made this different than a “typical” BCC Sunday service?… Basically, a bunch more music, some fun games, and a stage-full of children. Adding to the festivities, the wee ones were “dedicated” at this service, and the tiny tots were singing songs and playing musical instruments on stage. What fun!
The Sights & Sounds Of BCC
Here’s my photo montage of a day at Bellevue Community Church…
What BCC Looks Like…
First, there was a HUGE crowd…
Sunday, May 15, 2005 Message — at the Curb Center
Sunday, May 22, 2005 Message — it’s not about us
UPDATE 12/2007: In case you’re wondering where Dave Foster’s new church (The Gathering) is meeting these days. It’s at the Thoroughbred 20 in Franklin TN. Yep, a movie theater… it’s still just as informal and the music and the messages are just as good as ever!
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