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Clean is Coming

Clean
Saturday, October 24th @ 7 pm
Greencastle Presbyterian Church

What is "Clean?": Clean is a worship experience aimed at moving us through a key thematic idea of Christian Scripture using word, art, music and testimony. As a community, time and space will be given for us to consider our life, our city, and our world. We will also carve out time to pray and to sing, to glorify God and invite God's care for our lives and world.

Is this a worship service?: Yes, but it is also more. In today's consumer culture, calling worship a service suggests that worship is something we consume. We go to church to get filled up. But worship of God is more than consumption. Worship is experience. Worship is encounter. Worship is transformation. Clean is a worship experience.

Who is welcome?: Again, Clean is a worship experience. So, anyone looking to encounter the living God is invited to come and listen, to sing and act.

Is this a one-time thing?: Yes and no. Yes, because we will only focus on this thematic idea this particular Saturday. But, every fourth Sunday of the month, we will explore another thematic idea of Scripture.

Where?: The worship experience will be held in the sanctuary of Greencastle Presbyterian Church, located at 653 S. County Road 100 E. The church is located next to the Putnam County Playhouse about one mile north of the intersection of Indianapolis Rd. and Roundbarn Rd/10th St. See the map below for more complete directions:


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