We are a Christian community of faith in the heart of Aiken with a heart for our community. Founded in 2009, serving our community has been at the heart of who we are since the beginning. We are committed to be a welcoming place for anyone.
We have an AEN Kids Class (5 years old - 6th Grade) and an Adult Discipleship Class that begins at 9:35am on Sunday mornings, and then our worship service begins at 10:30am. There is a casual atmosphere. When you arrive, you'll be met as a friend. Our hospitality team provides coffee and donuts every week.
We begin our service with a time of worship, usually 3-4 songs. We have a time of prayer, where we invite everyone to share their requests and praises. The message each week comes from God's Word and is intentionally relevant to who we are and where we are.
For children, there is a nursery available through 5 years old. If you have older children, they will have a craft or activity at the kids activity area that goes along with the message.
We would love to have you join us for worship or in service to the community as we seek to live as Jesus Christ in the world, loving others sacrificially with lives shaped by grace.
ABOUT THE CHURCH
OF THE NAZARENE
The Church of the Nazarene is an international denomination of 2.5 million members, about one-fourth of whom live in the United States. The largest of the churches that originated out of the American holiness revival of the 19th century, it was organized in 1908 through the merger of three regional holiness bodies. It is Wesleyan in doctrine and related theologically to the Free Methodists, the Wesleyans, the Salvation Army, and traditionalist sectors of the United Methodist Church.
The Church of the Nazarene is an orthodox Protestant body that adheres to the ecumenical creeds of the early Christian church. The theology of Methodist founder John Wesley (1703-91), who integrated the Protestant understanding of grace with the Catholic themes of holiness and love, is foundational for Nazarene doctrine. Discipleship is a prominent concern.
Outside the denominational line, Nazarenes have been active as well. Nazarene colleges have educated a number of leaders in the field of relief work, including the founders of World Vision and World Neighbors, and past presidents and executive directors of the American Red Cross, Church World Service, and Compassion International.