Who are we?

Christ Community is a church in Urbana, IL that exists to multiply disciples of Jesus Christ. This happens as we receive, share, and extend the love of Jesus through the natural rhythms of life. For more information, check out this short video, click on our about page, or better yet, attend one of our services!

3 Things I Learned From My Internship Experience

3 Things I Learned From My Internship Experience

Written by Taylor | Christ Community Intern (’14-’16) The Christ Community Internship program exists to prepare young men and women for a lifetime of service to Jesus and his church. This happens as interns leverage their gifts to serve Christ Community’s mission, read and reflect upon thought-provoking literature and participate in feedback-rich personal development exercises. Because it’s a two-year program that consists of full-time employment, interns are able to dive […]

How Do We Understand Esther?

How Do We Understand Esther?

Written by Merle | Christ Community Intern Note: On Sunday, John provided a preview of the Book of Esther and provided some context on why we hope to spend the next three months or so in that text. You can listen to the most recent sermon from our Esther series here, or find our complete sermon archive here. Esther is a narrative, and often with biblical narratives, it can be […]

The Apostles’ Creed

The Apostles’ Creed

Written by Merle | Christ Community Intern Foreward by John Elliott: As I wrote about in a previous City post and we’ve talked about the past few Sundays, we are going in a new direction with our weekly profession of faith. While we still affirm all that is stated in the New City Catechism, we felt like our church would benefit from a fresh hearing and rehearsing of our core […]