What To Expect on a Sunday morning…
Snapshot Age-wise, we have young families and retired folks — reflecting Pueblo West being home to retirees as well as a bedroom community for those still in the workforce. We currently average about 85 in our Sunday morning service. Our dress tends to be business-casual, though you can find anything from jeans to suits. We’re known to be friendly, but it won’t hurt to be bold and introduce your self.
Music We sing a blend of old and new. In selecting music our first question is, “What is it teaching us?” Doctrinally rich hymns from of old or choruses of our day – we want our minds and affections to be stirred by Christ-exalting truth. As a local body of believers – singing together the glories of our God, takes precedence over performances and passive listening.
The Church Service About an hour and 15 minutes long, typically we begin with announcements and then a call to worship from the Scriptures. This is followed by congregational singing and then the receiving of tithes and offerings. Prayer time is held and one more song is sung together in preparation to hear the sermon. We usually close our service with a song or a pastoral benediction. The Lord’s Supper is observed about every six weeks.
Sermons Preaching at PWBC is generally expositional, meaning we first explain the meaning and intent of a biblical text and then consider the implications for our lives. Sermons usually last 40-50 minutes. All sermons are prompted by and point to the Gospel – the main message of the Bible, that of God saving sinners through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.