City Lights Church - Worship - Serve - Grow

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.

Upcoming Events

Prayer Night

Prayer Night

Join us at 7pm on Monday September 29th for a night of prayer!


City Lights Youth

It’s Here! City Lights Youth! At City Lights we believe that God’s Spirit is for all people and all ages; and we desire to see teens find there ultimate joy in knowing Christ. City Lights Youth is for ages 12-18 and is every Wednesday night at 7pm.

Home Groups

Home Groups

Home Groups are the primary way to connect with each other outside of Sunday service.

From The Blog


Down, But Not Out!

Through a lot of Word-of-faith teachings and teachings on the power of the tongue, I sort of got off track on the subject of relying on or trusting in God. I used to think that if I ever backed off or lost momentum in my walk with The Lord, that I’d be on my own while God patiently waited until I got to the “end of my rope” so He could help me. In James 1:1-4, the Word says, “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” I figured that meant once I got enough victories in battle I’d be a hardened veteran and nothing would be bothering me or lacking for me.

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Faith, Not Sight

2 Corinthians 5:7 says that we walk by faith, not by sight. That means we base our beliefs or expectations on God’s Spirit and His Word, and not on things that can change or what we can control. However, if you’re in faith, God can give you a taste of what’s to come. In 1 Kings 18:44, Elijah had prayed for rain and when the servant saw a cloud “the size of a man’s hand”, he told the servant to tell the king, “Prepare your chariot and go down before the rain stops you”. Many times in my life I saw a little bit of what’s to come before the full manifestation and it emboldened my faith.

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Stressin’ Change

While in the midst of a career change, I got to meditating on James 1:2 which states, “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.” Afterwards, Isaiah 43:19 came to my remembrance: “Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall […]

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Who i am

This Is Who I Am

As a father of two girls (ages 3 and 5) I have noticed that children do not have the same social insecurities that adults tend to have. Most children could walk around all day with spaghetti all over their face while wearing completely miss-matched clothing and think nothing of it. It is not uncommon to […]

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