Church Kitchens and Fellowship Halls

by David Riggs Church buildings with kitchens and fellowship halls are quite common today because the social gospel has gained acceptance in the minds of many. In fact, more and more churches of Christ are running headlong in that direction with complete apostasy being the only outcome. Unauthorized There is absolutely no Scriptural authority for…

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Is it wrong to have a fellowship building for dinners?

Question: You have a great web site, and I’m forwarding a link to several people. On the home page, the first paragraph causes me to ask if you think it is wrong to have a fellowship building for pot luck dinners. Answer: In answer to your question, I will point you to some responses and…

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Fellowship Halls

Adapted from an article by James P. Miller via┬áStand, March 1981. It is with regret that we learn that one of the congregations is now building a “fellowship hall” to advance their understanding of the gospel of Christ. We regret more for it widens the gulf between them and all brethren who seek to stand…

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Notes on Buildings, Assembly Halls, and Fellowship Halls

Assemblies The church is commanded to come together for the purpose of worship and encouragement – I Corinthians 11:18, 20, 33; Hebrews 10:25 The purpose of coming together as a church is specifically separated from eating meals – I Corinthians 11:22, 34 Fellowship Fellowship is a state of being. It is a noun and not…

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Isn’t a kitchen just a way to reach people with the gospel?

Question: I currently stand in the position that it is a matter of opinion concerning a kitchen or fellowship hall. Again, that is where I currently stand. Here where I preach, we do not have a kitchen per se. A majority of the brethren here would like to have one so that it would accommodate…

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