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3/22/2020 Order of Worship ~ CHRIST OVER COVID

Jules Elie Delaunay created this painting in preparation for his 1869 painting, Plague in Rome (click the link to see the final masterpiece). According to the Minneapolis Institute for Art (MIA): The artist took inspiration from a passage in Jacobus de Voragine’s 13th-century ‘Golden Legend’, which describes how divine vengeance brought a plague to Rome. In the painting, plague-stricken figures lie in torment in the streets, while to the right, a good angel commands the bad angel to strike with…

March 22nd Worship Service & Christian Education Hour

So what’s the plan this Sunday?  Thanks for asking! This coming Sunday, March 22nd, and for the foreseeable future our worship service is going to take place at 10:15am on Sundays using Facebook Live. Out of concern for the safety of our worship team and love for our neighbors we will no longer be having our worship team gather to lead us in worship. This means Pastor Jonathan will be leading us through a time of worship using announcements, prayer,…

Cornerstone’s Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Virtual Service Plan

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 (Coronavirus) situation, our Elders and Deacons have changed our worship service plan. Until further notice we will be going to a virtual worship service at 10:15am Sundays using Facebook Live. You do not need a Facebook account to access the LiveStream. Just go to our public Facebook Page: Cornerstone Congregational Church – Westford, MA. We have made this decision at the recommendation of our health and government officials as well as a desire to support…

We’re Moving Our Weekly Church Service to Sunday Mornings at 10:15am

Cornerstone Congregational Church at 32 Graniteville Rd is changing its weekly worship service from Saturdays at 5:00pm to Sundays from 10:15 till 11:30am starting September 8th, 2019. We’re kicking off the day with a free  continental breakfast-type foods potluck at 9:00am. If you can’t bring anything, come anyways! All are welcome! Please come out to our big Sunday launch on September 8th! On September 15th we are launching a Christian Education hour at 9:00am. 

The Lord’s Day: Biblical, Historical, and Theological Foundations for Sunday Worship by Terry Iles

On September 8th 2019 we are transitioning our Saturday at 5:00pm worship service to Sundays at 9:30am. We are doing this to more fully emphasize discipleship in the life of our church body. As we prayerfully considered making this decision one of our past Elders, Terry Iles, wrote a thoughtful paper on his convictions regarding worshipping on Sundays. We encourage you to read it below and to also check out Saturday Worship Explained, an article we originally published in 2016…

Why a Discipleship Pathway Matters

I’d like to tell you the illustrative story of two people who are new to church and new to Christ, but their experiences at each of their churches is very different. Why? Because one goes to a church that offers a lot of programs and events and the other goes to a church that walks every believer down a clear discipleship pathway. A discipleship pathway (click here to see Cornerstone’s) is a series of next steps “intended to help people move…

Announcing Cornerstone Autonomy!

Jesus said to his disciple Peter in Matthew 16:18b, “…I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.” (NIV®) Here Christ promises to push back Satan through the ministry and mission of his bride, the church. Today, we’re happy to announce Christ is continuing to build his church. As of Wednesday, July 19th 2017, Cornerstone Congregational Church has transitioned from being a ministry of Immanuel Church in Chelmsford to becoming our own legally autonomous church.…