St. Rose Community Church is a fellowship of redeemed people. With all of the brokenness in the world, there are so many things seeking to destroy community, but we believe that Jesus Christ came to bring true community. Jesus took the penalty for sin that separates us and now he restores first our communion with God and second our communion with one another. As a redeemed community in St. Rose, we gather together every week to devote ourselves to the Word of God, the people of God, and the worship of God. Our mission is to love God, make disciples, and plant churches by His grace and for His glory!
The Apostle Paul writes, "All Scripture is breathed out by God and is profitable for teaching." (2 Tim. 3:16) Because we believe this wholeheartedly, it is the normal pattern of our weekly teaching to take up whole books of the Bible, teaching them through verse-by-verse and sentence-by-sentence. It is our aim not to teach our own ideas, but to expose from the Scriptures what God has already said in his word.
Our songs are selected with care. The priority is not a particular style of music, but rather the Biblical truth conveyed by the lyrics. You will find that the music is not complex nor are the worship leaders on the stage turned up very loud. This is intentional. The most beautiful sound resonating from our church building on Sunday mornings is not from the "professionals" on stage, rather it is the unified voice of the whole congregation glorifying God together (Rom. 15:6).
In our Sunday gatherings, we regularly celebrate the ordinances of Baptism and the Lord's Supper. Baptism is the symbolic act of immersing a new believer into water. This is a public profession of their new faith in Jesus and the saving work that he has already done in their lives through faith. The church's partaking of the Lord's Supper is a symbolic act done in remembrance of Jesus Christ's shed blood and broken body for the salvation of sinners. This act of worship is restricted to baptized believers. Both ordinances are practiced regularly as part of the Sunday morning gathering.