Who are we?
Wymore Church of Christ is an independent Christian Church led by a team of elders. We strive to follow Jesus while being real about our struggles. Come and join us!
What should I wear to Sunday morning church? Whatever is comfortable for you. Most of our people dress casually, and our minister usually wears jeans. We invite everyone to worship with us, no matter what your clothing preference, after all, "People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart" (1 Samuel 16:7).
How would you describe your worship times? We have two different worship times, each with its own style of worship. At our 8:00 a.m. worship time, we usually sing hymns, led by a single worship leader and piano. Our 10:45 worship time is an energetic worship experience usually led by a band (including drums, guitar, bass, and keyboard). We usually sing modern worship songs you might hear on Christian radio, along with an occasional hymn. And of course we always have motivational preaching based on the Bible. "Be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit" (Ephesians 5:18b-19).
Do you have anything for kids on Sunday morning? YES! We have small groups for all ages from preschool through older adults at 9:30, including nursery care. Our nursery is available during 10:45 worship for those ages 0-2, and we host junior worship for three-year-olds through third graders during the second half of our 10:45 worship time. "Jesus said, 'Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these' " (Matthew 19:14).
To produce fully-devoted followers of Jesus starting with myself
Transforming communities in southeast Nebraska and beyond
1. We must passionately live out God’s Word.
2. We must be compelled by love.
3. We must be intentional and strategic.
4. We must be externally-focused.
5. We must be relational.
6. We must be motivational.
7. We must be relevant and effective.
8. We must share the work of ministry.
Statement of Faith
While we believe there is no creed but Christ and no book but the Bible, we also believe in the following core teachings of Scripture. Our elders, staff, ministry leaders and teachers all teach from this perspective.
1) In one God (Deut. 6:4), who exists eternally in the persons of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Rom. 8:9, 2 Cor. 13:14). He is all-powerful and all-knowing (Psalm 139:6-8; Heb. 4:13), creating everything in six days (Gen. 1:1-2:1, John 1:3) and sustaining all things by His powerful word (Heb. 1:2-3).
2) Jesus Christ is God in-the-flesh (John 1:14), that He is fully human and fully divine (John 1:1, 14, 18; Col. 1:15), that He died to pay for all the sin of all people for all time (Tit. 2:11, 2 Pet. 3:9), that He reigns in glory right now (Mt. 28:18; Col. 1:16, 18, Heb. 1:3), and that He is the only way to the Father (John 14:6; 1 Tim. 2:5).
3) The Holy Spirit is the Helper promised by Jesus (John 14:16-17, 26, 15:26, 16:7-11), that He must live in us to have a relationship with God (Rom. 8:9), and that He produces fruit in our lives in the form of actions and attitudes (Gal. 5:22-26).
4) People created without sin (Gen. 1:31), but given free will (Gen. 2:15-17), and the first people chose to separate themselves from God (Gen. 3:8), bringing physical and spiritual death into our world (Gen. 3:14-16; Rom. 5:12).
5) People are saved by God’s grace, through trusting in the finished work of Christ (Eph. 2:8-9). God’s grace prompts a faith response when we become followers of Jesus that includes belief (Heb. 11:6), confession (Rom. 10:9), repentance (Acts 2:38-39), and baptism (Acts 2:38-39; 1 Pet. 3:21).
6) Followers of Jesus enter a process of being made holy (Heb. 10:14). The Holy Spirit prompts our spiritual growth (Gal. 5:22-23) and gives us spiritual gifts which are meant to build up the body of Christ (Rom. 12:3-8; 1 Cor. 12).
7) Followers of Jesus can live confidently before God (Heb. 4:14-16) without fear of condemnation (Rom. 8:1-2), although God does not overrule the choice of a person to willfully turn from Christ and their own salvation (Heb. 3:12-14, 6:6-8).
8) The 66 books of the Bible are the inspired Word of God, without error in their original writing (1 Thess. 2:13; Heb. 4:12; 2 Pet. 1:20-21). Scripture is the standard by which we live as followers of Jesus (2 Tim. 3:16).
9) The Church is God’s agency on earth and is responsible to make disciples (Mt. 28:18-20) and prepare God’s people for works of service (Eph. 4:11-16). The Church is a community of believers committed to the mission of Christ and to each other (Acts 2:42-47; 1 Cor. 12:18-20).
10) Jesus Christ will one day return for us literally, visibly, powerfully, and will cause all followers of Jesus, both dead and alive, to be given perfect, glorified, forever bodies (Col. 3:4; 1 Thess. 4:13-18). Those who know and follow Jesus will live with Him forever in heaven (Rev. 22:3-5), while those who do not know and follow Jesus will be separated from Him forever in a place of eternal torment called hell (Rev. 20:10-15; Rev. 21:7-8).