Churches are not buildings. Churches are groups of people who come together to worship God and help each other walk with Christ.
Hello Bridge Network! Here are some announcements for the summer: Harlem 123 and Harlem 135 will be meeting together this summer on 123rd st. Stay tuned for news about new house churches forming in Queens this Fall. Keep an eye out for the date of our next Network Gathering. If you’re not on the Bridge Network email list and would like to be, please go to the Contact Us page and send us an email. Stay cool. Be safe. Happy 4th of July. And remember…Engage!
On April 11-13th, members of The Bridge Network (from all over Metro New York) gathered at Streamside Camp and Conference Center for our annual church retreat. Over 50 people came out to enjoy a weekend full of games, fellowship, worship, and challenging messages given by teachers from our very own Network. Engage was the theme of our retreat—engaging those around us with the gospel because God first engaged us! Speakers shared different reasons why we engage non-believers, followed by discussion and prayer in small groups. The weekend was peppered with organized activities (including an art . . . Read More »
Living out loud. It is one of the key values of the Bridge Church. What do we mean by “living out loud?” To answer this question, we are going to take a look at the Old Testament. In the book of Deuteronomy, there is a key passage known as the Shema. It goes as follows, “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.” This prayer—a declaration of God’s unity and sovereignty—is uttered by millions of Jews each day. Following the Shema, there is a section telling the Israelites how, in light of that declaration, they should . . . Read More »