Misssion of CEC and what We Believe
CEC Mission / Misión de CEC
Crosspoint Encuentro comprises of a diverse community filled with followers of Christ who are fully devoted in glorifying God, welcoming Everyone without any distinction, learn together everyday how to live under the Grace of God while allocating the Good news of Jesus Christ to the world that surrounds us.
En Crosspoint Encuentro somos una comunidad diversa de seguidores de Cristo comprometidos con glorificar a Dios, que da la bienvenida a toda Persona, sin distinción, aprendiendo juntos todos los días a vivir bajo la gracia de Dios, compartiendo las buenas nuevas de Jesucristo al mundo que nos rodea.
IN JESUS CHRIST
Jesus is the center of everything we do at CEC. We want to help you see Jesus for who He says He is. And we want to follow Him together.
IN THE BIBLE
The Bible is God’s Word written to us to change us for the better. The Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the inspired Word of God and therefore powerful. They deserve our regular investigation.
Creative expression to God – is that limited to pipe organs or guitars? Old songs or new? Alternative or gospel? Why not all of them in an up-to-date style. We were made to enjoy God, so worship at Crosspoint Encuentro will be engaging. Come ready to sing, pray, learn and interact in a relaxed atmosphere.
IN THE CHURCH
CEC is part of something big. Bigger than one church or even a denomination (we are part of the Presbyterian Church in America). In the broadest sense, church is how you can see God at work in the world. The sacraments and the traditions of the ancient church are deep and rich. CEC stands next to and on the shoulders of people who have followed Christ over thousands of years.
IN RESTORING THE CITY THROUGH SERVING
Growth and change in Smyrna has been rapid and significant. With so many changes so fast, our city and community face unique challenges and opportunities. CEC will constantly roll up our sleeves and help build and renew our area through Restore Life, our partner organization. We offer personal financial training, Made for Work job training, home repair for widows and seniors, translation services and more as leaders step up.We want Smyrna and Atlanta to be a better place to live because CEC serves the city.
Our world has been and still is stigmatized by conflict. Horrific sins have been committed. We want to face the truth, seek justice and move toward love and reconciliation. Jesus Christ reconciled us to God. We should be reconciled to one another, and should take this good news to everyone we can.
Crosspoint Encuentro lives together as a growing, blended family. Jesus has made a way for “spiritual orphans” to be adopted by God the Father. We are God’s family. So whether you have no earthly family or you have a house full of family, Crosspoint Encuentro is for you and for those you love.
IN FUN (SERIOUSLY)
Yes, there is a time and a place to be serious. Life is a challenge. There will be times of tears and heartache. But Christ gives us hope and joy that we share through laughter, kidding around and having fun. Expressing ourselves to God and each other ought to be a joy.
The elders and staff of CEC subscribe to the Westminster Standards-The Westminster Confession of Faith and the Larger and Shorter Catechisms – and are members in good standing with the Metro Atlanta Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).