God graciously grafts us into his family through Jesus. Now, as his sons and daughters, we have the privilege of cultivating and nurturing that relationship by the Spirit. Our prayer is for you to connect with God and his people as you mature with a growth that is from Him.


Through Jesus, God saves us by grace through faith alone. That said, God does not save us to be alone! Rather, he welcomes us into his family, bringing us into relationship with one another. Within this family, Jesus challenges and transforms us as we love one another, share life together, and serve the world around us.


At Christ Church, we desire to develop this level of relationship in our Congregational Communities (CC). A CC is a mid-sized community (30-50 people) that offers the opportunity to get to know one another, study Scripture, serve others, welcome newcomers into our church, and take positions of leadership in our church. To participate in the life of our congregation, in a meaningful way, involves connecting in a CC. To participate join us at 9.30 am on Sunday mornings!


We have three communities that offer the opportunity to be involved in the life of our church. While CCs are not strictly defined by age, they generally reflect the ages and stages of our intergenerational community.


Emmaus - Young adults and young families

Location: Big Room Upstairs


Sojourners - High school families and empty nesters

Location: Room 1


Cornerstone - Empty nesters and retirees

Location: Room 2


If you have any questions, or need additional information, contact John Lawler.


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The Women’s Ministry is a full and vibrant ministry at Christ Church. For many year the ladies have been meeting on various days, studying various biblical books and topics on Christian living. Currently, there are three gatherings for women at Christ Church:


TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY (beginning Sept. 12th)

All women at Christ Church are invited to join the women’s ministry for fellowship, study, discussion, and prayer. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with women from all ages and stages of life. Childcare is provided.

Time: Tuesdays at 9:30-11:30am

Location: Christ Church

Study: The Epistle of James: Responding to Grace, by George Robertson and Mary Beth McGreevy



All women at Christ Church are welcome to attend a smaller, more intimate gathering of women in the home of Linda Belger. For more information call (904) 733-8786. Childcare not provided.

Time: Wednesdays at 4:30-6:00pm

Location: The home of Linda Belger

Study: Jesus, the One and Only, video series by Beth Moore



Many women at Christ Church are unable to attend morning and afternoon bible studies due to work and school schedules. The women’s ministry is now offering an evening women's bible study, hosted at the home of Chris Hiday. Childcare not provided.

Time: Wednesday Evenings 7:00-9:00pm

Location: The home of Chris Hiday

Study: The Epistle of James: Responding to Grace, by George Robertson and Mary Beth McGreevy


If you have any questions regarding the women's ministry at Christ Church please email,


RightWise is our men’s Thursday morning Bible study. This study affords us the opportunity to connect with men from all generations in our church family. Chuck Colson, Ryan Reeves, and John Lawler teach through various Bible books and topics for Christian living. After teaching, ample time for discussion around the table is provided in order to reflect on the significance of the lesson for our daily lives. And, just in case you didn’t eat before you came, breakfast is served every week.

Time: 6.30am

Location: Christ Church Narthex


For more information, contact John Lawler.



The Christian life is not simply lived out on Sunday mornings, but on everyday of the week. That said, our desire is to be invested in each other’s lives and to encourage spiritual growth in the midst of our day-to-day challenges. To that end, we have a variety of groups that meet in homes during the week to provide an opportunity to connect in deeper relationship, discuss the implications of the Gospel in our lives, and pray for one another.


Christ Church’s groups are organized by geography. Each group has roughly 8-15 participants and meets for about 90 minutes. Please check out the list below for a group near you. To learn more please contact a group leader below.


South Mandarin

Leaders: Roger & Holly Bosma

Location: 14040 Mandarin Oaks Lane Jacksonville, FL 32223

Day: 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the Month

Time: 7 pm

Contact Roger:   and/or (904) 379-6817



Leaders: Bob & Judy Lippert

Location: 5419 Chestnut Lake Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32258

Day: 2nd & 4th Sundays of the Month

Time: 6 pm

Contact Bob: (904) 416-6745


Orange Park / Fleming Island

Leaders: Asher Smith

Location: 4140 Eagle Landing Pkwy, Orange Park, FL, 32065

Day: Every Wednesday

Time: 6:45 pm

Contact: Asher Smith:      (419) 705-0110

Melina Smith:     (419) 704-1166



Leaders: Jack & Barbara Brede

Location: 2846 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, FL 32216

Day: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the Month

Time: 7 pm

Contact Jack: 

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Christ Church Mandarin

9794 Old St Augustine Rd

Jacksonville, FL 32257

(904) 262-5588

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