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ABOUT US 

 
In sum, we are a church family that embraces the current, renewing work of the Holy Spirit while also holding to the ancient practices of historic Christianity. We aim to practice worship that engages both intellect and emotion, thinking that the head and heart are to be assimilated and not separated.
 
Overarching Value:
 
We Are a Community in Unity
We are a church that seeks to “make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit, binding yourselves together with peace.” (Ephesians 4.3) We recognize that there are many things in church life that can divide people, but we also recognize that through our cooperation with the Holy Spirit, we can help make a community that reflects God’s love for all people. This is not just for our sake, though, but for the sake of those outside the church. As we mature in this oneness, we give the world evidence of God’s love for them. (John 17.23)
Five core values:
 
1. We Raise to Release
We develop people, not programs. We pour into the lives of others to help empower them to serve their family, church, and community. 
 
2. We Expect the Unexpected
We embrace the miraculous gifts of the Spirit, while also seeking to learn how to live in the tension and mystery that comes along with it. 
 
3. We Go Back to Go Forward
We seek deep transformation through the spiritual formation. This includes ancient and contemplative Christian practices such as prayer, sabbath-keeping, silence, worship,  service and regular observance of the Lord’s Supper. 
 
4. We Gather to Scatter
We recognize the importance of bearing witness to Christ in our city by embracing a mission-focused mindset.  
 
5. We Contribute Not Consume
We actively look for ways to serve the needs in our church and community. Our first concern is to find a way to contribute, not find out what’s in it for us. 
 
Family Worship Center is a Foursquare Church. To learn more, visit foursquare.org
 
Location:
Family Worship Center
150 N Sumner Street, 
York PA 17404

OUR THEOLOGY

The people who make up FWC come from various church and theological backgrounds. We do not exclude anyone because of any matter of honest theological difference among believers in the Church. As Aimee Semple McPherson said, “In essentials-unity; in non-essentials-liberty; and in all things-charity”.

As a whole, though, our church is rooted within historic Christian orthodoxy, and affirms The Apostles’ and Nicene Creeds.

The Apostles’ Creed:

I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ His only Son our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary, Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, died, and buried; He descended into hell; The third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, And sits on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; From there He shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in The Holy Spirit; The holy catholic* Church; The communion of saints; The forgiveness of sins; The resurrection of the body; And the life everlasting. Amen.

*catholic meaning ‘universal’

 

OUR LEADERSHIP 

 
Andrew Ray Williams
Senior Pastor
Pastor Andrew previously served as a staff pastor at two churches in Virginia before coming to York to pastor Family Worship Center in March 2017. He is a graduate from The King’s University (BA in Theology) and Regent University’s School of Divinity (MTS in Theology), and is currently a PhD student in Religion and Philosophy at Bangor University in Wales. Andrew has been married to his best friend, Anna since June 2011 and together they have two young daughters, Adelaide and Audrey. Andrew enjoys life with his family, good coffee, reading, and watching basketball.

Andrew Stanley
Ministry Intern
Andrew Stanley previously led worship at churches in Delaware and Virginia before relocating to York to serve as Family Worship Center’s Ministry Intern in October 2017. While he is serving in various ministry roles at FWC, he is especially passionate about worship. As a gifted musician, Andrew seeks to use his platform to help lead people towards an experience with the Holy Spirit.
 

PASTOR’S BLOG

 
To connect with Pastor Andrew, keep up with his blog by clicking

 GET INVOLVED IN FWC MINISTRIES

 
FWC KIDS
(Birth-5th)
 
We are a church family that believes  children are important! We provide a safe and loving environment where kids can learn and experience Christ. We strive to find a balance between providing specialized, age-appropriate environments for children, while also having them involved in the greater life and worship of the church.
 
FWC STUDENTS (EDGE)
(6th-12th)
 
We believe ministry to students in middle and high school is crucial. That is why we FWC Student Ministry (EDGE) meets twice a month on Tuesdays for times of worship, games, connection with other students, and encouragement through Scripture.
 
 
 
HOME GROUPS
 
 
We believe connection with other believers outside our Sunday morning service is important. This is why we currently have home groups where adults can connect together over scripture, discussion, fellowship, prayer, and encouragement. 
 
          PRAYER TEAM
 
 
We hold the conviction that prayer works. A group of intercessors meet every Tuesday at 9:30 am to pray for our church and community. All are welcome to join.
 

 

 

 

AUDIO TEACHING

Family Worship Center sermon audio teaching is here to equip you to follow Christ. 
 
 
 
 

Nov 26, 2017
Living in the Kingdom Day by Day
Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
See also The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith
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  • Nov 26, 2017Living in the Kingdom Day by Day
    Nov 26, 2017
    Living in the Kingdom Day by Day
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
    See also The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith
  • Nov 19, 2017Learning to Live Without Judging Others
    Nov 19, 2017
    Learning to Live Without Judging Others
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
  • Nov 12, 2017Learning to Live Without Worry
    Nov 12, 2017
    Learning to Live Without Worry
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
  • Nov 5, 2017Learning to Live Without Greed
    Nov 5, 2017
    Learning to Live Without Greed
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
    See also The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith
  • Oct 29, 2017Learning to Live Without Vainglory
    Oct 29, 2017
    Learning to Live Without Vainglory
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
    See also The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith
  • Oct 22, 2017Learning to Bless Those Who Curse Us
    Oct 22, 2017
    Learning to Bless Those Who Curse Us
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
    See also The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith
  • Oct 15, 2017Learning to Live Without Lying
    Oct 15, 2017
    Learning to Live Without Lying
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
    See also The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith
  • Oct 8, 2017Learning to Live Without Lust
    Oct 8, 2017
    Learning to Live Without Lust
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
    See also The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith
  • Sep 24, 2017Learning to Live Without Anger
    Sep 24, 2017
    Learning to Live Without Anger
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
    See also The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith
  • Sep 17, 2017Living ‘Blessed’
    Sep 17, 2017
    Living ‘Blessed’
    Sermon Series: 'Becoming Apprentices of Jesus'
    See also The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith

 

 FWC MOBILE APP
(Coming Soon)

Family Worship Center will soon have a mobile app that you can use to listen to our audio, give online tithe and offering, and keep up to date on all that is going on at FWC. Download the app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. 
 
 
To make giving convenient, we now have the capability to give online. 

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LOCATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION

 
150 N Sumner Street, 
York PA 17404
Email:
fwcyork@gmail.com
Phone: 717.843.6812