Family Dinner Groups

Posted on January 21, 2016


So excited to announce our Family Dinner Groups at Center City Church that will be starting in February. Check out Pastor Joseph Phillips’ thoughts on what we’re up to these days.

Joseph Phillips

(Below is a letter I wrote to our church about something we’re starting this year. It’s something I’m really excited about.)


As you’ve probably heard by now, we’re starting something in February that is going to be a major part of what we do at Center City in 2016 and beyond.

More and more, folks are trading face to face (that is to say, real) relationships for digital ones. I’m reading a book now on this phenomenon called “Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age.” In it, the author Sherry Turkle outlines the death of conversation and as a result, the death of true relationships. This is startling.

The early church grew around dinner tables. They spent substantive time together sharing life—often in the form of meals (See Acts:2:42-47). We’re going to follow their lead. This year we’re going to grow and deepen our relationships with…

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