Frequently Asked Questions
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Attendance at any of our worship services is generally in the range of 50 to 90 people.
In our traditional worship service you will find a wide range of dress from formal to casual.
In our contemporary worship services you will find mostly casual dress. But you are welcome to wear a suit and tie if you want to!
Yes, we celebrate communion. The Bible tells us in 1 Corinthians 11 that celebrating The Lord’s Supper is one way that we remember and proclaim the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus.
We typically share communion together on the first Sunday of every month in all of our worship services.
We practice open communion. You do not need to be a member of our church in order to participate with us. If you join us for a communion Sunday, you are free either to participate or to simply observe.
We provide child care during our contemporary worship services on Sundays at 9:30 am and 11:00 am for babies and toddlers. The care providers are in the nursery for the duration of the service. You may take your children to the nursery before the service begins or whenever you are ready to do so.
We do not have children's church during any of our worship services. Our Sunday School classes, however, do meet at 9:30 am, the same time as one of our worship services. If it works best for your family, you are welcome to attend worship while your children attend Sunday School.
We want you to feel comfortable that your children are in good hands. As a general rule, we are happy to have you stay and observe if that will put you at ease.
We would ask you to be sensitive as to whether your presence might be disruptive for the younger kids or awkward for the older kids. If this seems to be the case, please be understanding. We will do everything we can to make this a good experience for you and your child.
Yes. We believe that the Bible is the true, holy and complete written Word of God, written by humans who were inspired by the Holy Spirit. We believe God gave us this written Word to reveal to us His character and nature, to show us how much He loves us, and to teach us how to live in personal relationship with Him.
From January, 2009 to September, 2012 Pastor Shad served as pastor not only for our church but also for Emmanuel Fellowship, an independent fellowship of believers. On September 9, 2012 our friends from Emmanuel Fellowship joined our church, enriching our friendship and becoming partners with us in ministry.
For many years we have partnered with Paradise Valley Community Church to host summer Sunday night outdoor worship services at the KOA Kampground in Pine Creek.
Pastor Shad is a member of the Park County Ministerial Association. Together the pastors of many of the Christian churches in the Livingston area plan community events, operate a program to help people in Park County with urgent material needs, and pray for the residents of Park County.
Because it is. We purchased the building from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in 1968.
Our church was founded with the name Livingston Congregational Church in 1964. In 2013 we changed our name to Living Hope Church. If you want to know why we made the change and why we chose the name Living Hope Church, take a look at our About Us page.
Yes we do.