People often talk about walking by faith or being lead by the Spirit, which God has given us definite guidelines or markers on how to do that. Besides being a doer of the Word and not a hearer only (Matthew 7:24), God admonishes us to “walk by faith, not by sight” (II Corinthians 5:7). In […]
Welcome to Our Church
City Lights Church is a Non-denominational Church in the city of Scranton for people just like you! Whether you have grown up in church or have no background in Christianity, you can call City Lights home. Our focus is quite simple: Worship God, Grow with each other, and Serve our city.
City Lights Church is a place that is culturally engaging with its foundation firmly found in the scriptures. We are a blend of modern worship, and Gospel-Centered preaching set in the context of a relaxed environment that cares more about the condition of your heart than your attire. In other words there is no formal dress code, just clothes. Join our church for an upcoming service in Scranton at 10:30 am or feel free to contact us for more info or to speak to a pastor.
It is important for Christians to know why they believe the things they believe, as well as to understand the Christian terms and concepts used at City Lights. Starting in May the City Lights Catechism will be offered after services to all who are looking to understand the basics of our faith in a deeper […]
Join us for our night of prayer and worship together on April 13th at 7pm. We believe that God moves in our city and our churches when gather together to pray. Hope you can be a part of this special night.
We are currently finishing our look at the book of Mark, where we will follow the events leading up to the cross. But what happens after the cross? This is where you and I find ourselves. Starting April 12th we will begin to look at life after the work of Christ on the cross and how the […]
From The Blog
I am convinced that a lot of people stop praying, expecting, or believing God because His answers to prayer are rarely rapid or instant. He can show up instantly, but it’s not promised to us. However, He is not slack in answering prayer and He puts that in His word. In 2 Peter 3:9 He states, “The […]
We have all made Barabbas into some kind of monster. At least in my mind, he has become some kind of Disney villain with horns and a patch over his eye. Someone that I can not relate to because “I’m not that bad”. As we approach Easter we will probably hear how Pilate gave the […]
A few years ago I said something that hurt one of my close friends. I can still remember the feeling of regret and embarrassment when I realized what I had done. I quickly apologized and received his forgiveness. However, what I remember the most about this conflict was not the feeling the joy of forgiveness […]
Recently I heard that a beautiful resort that I had once stayed in had closed and fallen prey to vandalism and theft. I drove out to see it and was shocked by its sudden demise. I thought this place would be around forever like Disneyland, death, and taxes. After getting over the initial impact, the Lord […]