F.A.Q.

Please contact us if you have any questions about CrossHope Chapel and our approach to church. Most of the following questions come from content at the About Us page, the Governing Values page, and the Fellowship page.

 

  Q: Do you offer online Sunday services?

A: Not currently, because our Bible teaching time is so interactive with our fellowship that a stationary camera wouldn’t be able to pick up the full discussion. We do offer a weekly takeaway through our News & Notes emails.

 

  Q: Why no offering plates?

A: We do not pass offering plates. We have never asked for money and we have no intention to do so. We do have an offering/tithe box set aside where those who wish to give can give.

 

  Q: Why no sign-on-the-line membership?

A: We do not have official church sign-on-the-line local membership, because we believe that you become a member here by being part of the greater universal church of Christ when you accept Jesus and follow Him as your Lord. And of course as you attend our fellowship from week to week.

 

  Q: Is there room to grow at the Chapel?

A: Yes, and if necessary we can move to a larger location. The Chapel can accommodate about 50 people in fellowship together and on any given Sunday we have 12 – 20 people. We have a core group who are weekly and another few who are monthly or twice monthly. View inside the Chapel at https://youtu.be/8I_L5vfPQ38.

 

  Q: What is proper attire?

A: Pastor Steve Durkac always wears shorts and a beach shirt, so if you want to dress up from there, that’s fine. Dress casual and comfortable.

 

  Q: What Bible translation do you use?

A: We do not have a preferred translation or suggest the fellowship uses a particular translation. We encourage the use of whatever translation you may wish to use because with our discussions we like to hear from a variety. The popular translations in our fellowship are the NIV, KJV, and ESV.

 

  Q: Are you a Baptist church?

A: We started as a Southern Baptist church start, and we are still listed on the denominational website, but our ByLaws actually state we are a nondenominational church. You will find our method and style to be very different, much more laid-back, than a typical Baptist church.

 

  Q: Are you a Charismatic church?

A: We have some in our fellowship with Charismatic church backgrounds but we are not as a church organization. We give attention to the study of the Bible, not the exercising of spiritual gifts.

 

  Q: Do you have a midweek service?

A: We have a group that meets for a late lunch on Wednesday at an area restaurant, then afterwards head to the Chapel for a Bible study. It’s usually mentioned on Sunday’s where and if they are meeting each week.