What if I Have Doubt? -


So, you have doubt? Join the club! Doubt is a natural human experience, and we welcome all to join us to journey through our doubts and learn and live in Christ together!

It is Okay to Have Doubt

From the Book of Jude: "Keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life and have mercy on those who doubt."

What we're here to tell you today is that at Christ Church, we want to, though imperfectly, foster a culture that has mercy on understanding that doubt is a normal part of the human experience.

It's what we experience when there's kind of a disconnect between what we intellectually believe, what we heartfelt believe, and how we live. 

We want to walk that journey with you and let you know that whatever that looks like for you, we're going to do our very best by the grace of God to have mercy on you, to walk through that journey alongside you.

As Pete says in 1 Peter 3:15: "But in your hearts set Christ apart as holy. Always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you to account for the hope and confident assurance [elicited by faith] that is within you, yet [do it] with gentleness and respect."

This is not something that will happen overnight, nor without community. Community is key here, and that we walk together asking questions, bringing our doubts to the table, and owning what we believe and why. So, therefore, we can flourish together.

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There is a place for everyone at Christ Church! If you are interested in learning more, please continue to explore our website and contact us with any questions!

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Christ Church Westshore is Moving To A Permanent Home!

Posted By Admin
December 06, 2022 Category: General

Avon Lake, OH:  Christ Church Westshore today announced that the church will be relocating as it has purchased the former Ahern Banquet Center located at 726 Avon Belden Rd. in Avon Lake, OH.  The new location is easily accessible, and the congregation looks forward to serving the Westshore community for many years.   “We can’t imagine a better location to gather as a congregation and be a blessing throughout west shore of Cleveland.  Being located on the border of Avon Lake / Avon provides wonderful access to the local population, bolsters our local partnerships such as Community Resource Services (CRS), The Salvation Army, Young Life, and Cornerstone Pregnancy Center.”, according to The Rev. Gene Sherman, Rector.   Bishop Mark Engel of the Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes will consecrate the building at a special service Saturday December 17th at 12:00 p.m.  Christ Church Westshore begins Sunday services Sunday December 18th with 9:00 a.m. Holy Communion Service and 10:30 a.m. Christmas carol service.   The public is invited to attend these services and rejoice with the congregation of Christ Church, celebrating all that the Lord has done in our midst!   About Christ Church Westshore:  Christ Church Westshore is an Anglican Church in the Diocese of the Great Lakes in the Anglican Church of North America.  As a church of Jesus Christ, Christ Church Westshore exists to build a great community for all pe

Building Faith from the Ground Up

Posted By Christ Church Westshore
February 18, 2021 Category: Faith

Well, by asking yourself this question, you already have! At Christ Church Westshore, we foster a welcoming environment for people from all walks of life, in all stages of their Faith, of all ages, genders, and more! To put it simply, we welcome

What if I Have Doubt?

Posted By Christ Church Westshore
February 10, 2021 Category: Doubt

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 (440) 899-7151

726 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012

Our Sunday service times (effective 12/18/22):
9:00am & 10:30am Communion Services
*Kid Cat & Nursery are available at the 10:30am service

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