Our 7 Essentials

Essentials needed for the journey of being disciples and making disciples:

Community of Worship – Living life together in a community focused on relationship with God as demonstrated by Jesus.

Stewardship – Aligning our time, talents, and resources with God’s heart as demonstrated by Jesus.

Prayer – Learning to listen and follow God’s Spirit as demonstrated by Jesus

Word and Spirit – Learning God’s word and following the Holy Spirit as demonstrated by Jesus.

Mission – Serving our family, community, and world with our God-given gifts as demonstrated by Jesus.

Multiplication – Teach and make disciples as demonstrated by Jesus.

Shabbot Shalom – (Hebrew for “rest” and “peace”) – Create times of rest and peace in our lives to maintain balance in the discipleship journey as demonstrated by Jesus.

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The Bridge is a new church serving the community of Portage and Kalamazoo. As disciples of Jesus our mission is to
be one | make one.

Where's the Beef? The Bridge is spending four weeks digesting just one chapter of the Bible: Romans 8.

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March 4/5 Free At Last (Romans 8:1-4)
March 11/12 Controlled by the Spirit (Romans 8:5-17)
March 18/19 Endurance and Hope (Romans 8:18-27)
March 25/26 Process and Position (Romans 8:28-39)