208 Elm Street Shelbyville, TN 37160
WHO WE ARE
We are a group of Christ-Followers that are focused on living lives as closely as we can to Jesus. We are a non-denominational, completely self-sufficient community that teaches Biblical principles of grace, mercy, love, and community service. If you are intimidated or uncomfortable in traditional churches and desire genuine worship and community, this might be a great chance for you to experience a true and authentic encounter with God.
The Experience Community Church has multiple campuses that share a common DNA. Each campus has the same general structure of sermons, leadership, and ministries while adapting to the culture of the location of each campus. The Experience hopes to spread the gospel through continuing to plant churches throughout Tennessee.
We believe that all worship begins and ends in a genuine encounter with the person and completed work of Jesus Christ. Salvation is not just found in one or two scriptures, but through a personal walk and relationship with Jesus. We are a community dedicated to Christ's saving grace, constant repentance, baptism as a symbol and public profession of Christ's work, the indwelling & empowering of the Holy Spirit (the fruit and gifts), and the marriage of faith and works as the evidence of genuine salvation. We believe in the deity of Jesus Christ, the Bible as the inspired word of God, and in the power of the Holy Spirit.
We believe that as Christ-followers we are strongest when we are pursuing Christ with other people. If we attempt to live the Christian life apart from intimate and genuine friendship and fellowship, we are more vulnerable to Spiritual attack and prone to deception. This is why we strive to create an environment in our small groups (Life Groups) where people are allowed to live transparent lives with one another and are safe to confess failures, struggles, and inconsistencies. Authentic community only happens when we give each other permission to be honest without fear of rejection. Life Groups exist to build relationships, discuss and learn the Bible in a small group setting, and give people the opportunity to pursue Christ together as a people united by His grace.
We strongly believe in showing Christ's love through giving generously to our community. We believe Jesus has called His church to clothe, feed, & care for those who are in need. 20% of every dollar given to our church is given back into Shelbyville through projects that directly benefit those in need in our community through various ministries and non-profits. We are committed to continuing this model of benevolence and community service in Shelbyville as God continues to open doors for us to show the love of Jesus through ministries of compassion and service.