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Petra Christian Fellowship


"The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted." Psalm 18:46

Greetings to you from Petra!

Dear <<First Name>>,

Greetings in the name of our Saviour and Lord, Jesus Christ! Your fellowship, prayers, love and encouragement are cherished gifts to this ministry.  We are truly thankful for each opportunity to serve Our Lord and to seek first his Kingdom and his righteousness.

God bless you richly in His precious love.

Hope you have a great day with Jesus!

Petra Christian Fellowship

Events
Christmas Eve
December 24, 2016
No service

Christmas Day
December 25, 2016
10:00 am Sunday service

Chili Town Christmas Meal
Sunday, December 25
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Chili Senior Center
3235 Chili Avenue
Rochester, NY 14624 

ALL ARE WELCOME!


Women’s Bible Study:
Resumes in January

Men's Study and Discipleship
Resumes in January
 
Father's Heart Ministry
at Petra 
January 6th  
6:00 pm set up
7:00 pm start.
Petra Photos
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Petra Pics
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From Pastor Jeff
"Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted [punched] him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands." [Matthew 26:67]

During Jesus' trial in the palace of the high priest, when He in an oath confirmed that He in fact was The Christ, the Son of God, it was all that the priests, counsel and elders could stand. In their minds, God was being mocked when truly God the Son sat before them. They wanted Him dead and the lack of an adequate false witness only brought them to the brink of their frustration. Jesus' words pushed them over the edge and they descended upon Him. 

As we enter this Christmas season and celebrate the birth of Jesus, remembering Him as an infant in that manger, I am glad we find ourselves at Petra meditating upon all that He would eventually endure on our behalf on His way to the Cross. For without the Cross of Christ in our sight we miss who that child was and what He would become for us. 

Like the religious leaders who sought to kill Him, many today search in vain to find fault in Him, attempting to destroy His reptuation and who He is but like at His trial, they have all failed. Jesus it completely true, completely innocent and completely the Christ, the Son of God. 

I hope you are blessed at this Sunday's message in Matthew 26:59-75 as we explore the Trial of Jesus Christ and again, arrive at no other conclusion except that He is more than worthy of our praise and worship.

This past Tuesday we also started a new study in the Old Testament book of Judges, where we will look again at the continuing lessons to be learned from the Children of Israel while keeping an eye open for Him of whom it is written, "...Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me." [Psalm 40:7]. 

Both teachings are now available in Petra's Audio Library, found by clicking the button below. 

I Hope you have blessed week!

In Christ's Love,

Pastor Jeff

Click Here for Audio Library
Service Times, Parking, Directions
Sunday Service at 10 AM
Current Bible Study:
The Gospel of Matthew

Tuesdays Night Service at 7PM
Current Bible Study:
Old Testament Book: Judges

Childcare:
Children's Ministry at all services. 
Children over 12 can join Bible study
(...and any age child with a parent).

Parking:
Parking lot in back of building.
Street parking available.
Watch the signs!  

Address & Map:
72 Thurston Road
Rochester, NY 14619
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