Frequently Asked Questions

 

We at Cherokee Creek Baptist Church are very glad that you are considering the possibility of visiting us and hope that your time with us will become invaluable to you. Here at Cherokee Creek, we try to make sure the first thing you see when you walk through the doors is a smiling face ready to assist you and your family in whatever needs you may have.

 

When people are checking out a church, they deserve straight answers to important questions. We have tried to anticipate what a number of your questions may be regarding our church. Please do not hesitate to email us if you have additional questions.

Questions & Answers

Do you have a nursery for my baby or preschooler?

Yes, we have a nursery and a wonderful group of people who are here to serve you and provide wonderful care for your baby so that you can enjoy the service without distraction

When should we arrive?

Our Sunday School begins at 10am. Our morning worship begins at 11am.

How big is your church?

On average we have between 250-300 people attending each Sunday.

How old is your church?

Cherokee Creek was originally founded in 1879, but has undergone several additions over the years. Most   recently, we opened our new church in 2009.

Is your congregation older or younger?

Our church has a good mixture of older and younger members. It is probably 50/50.

When are your worship services?

Sunday at 11am and 6pm
Wednesday at 7pm

What is the preaching and music like?

Our Sunday morning worship is an upbeat yet traditional service. We have an adult choir and a praise team that leads us in worship (hymns and praise songs). The preaching is biblically based and relevant to your everyday life!

What are the church office hours?

The church office is open Monday thru Thursday from  9am to 2pm

What time is Sunday School?

Our Sunday School begins at 10am. We offer classes for all ages!

Do you offer the Awana program?

Yes. Our Awana program meets every Sunday night at 5:30pm. 

Do you have Children’s Church? 

We have a great Children’s Church ministry that meets every Sunday morning. Our goal is to provide all children ages 3-Kindgergarten with a meaningful worship experience.

What should I wear to church?  

You can wear just about anything you like. Most of our folks dress in a semi-casual style. (Coat and tie is not required!)

Will I feel welcome at Cherokee Creek?

It is our hope that anyone from any walk of life will feel welcome at Cherokee Creek.

Will I have to stand up in front of people?

Gusts are never asked to stand up, so don’t worry about being embarrassed! So while the people of Cherokee Creek are genuinely interested in getting to know you and making you feel welcome, we will try to do so in a way that is relaxed and comfortable!

Do you have a youth ministry?

We have a dynamic youth ministry (7th-12th grade) which meets every Sunday night at 5:30pm Wednesdays at 7pm.

What kind of church are you?

Cherokee Creek is Bible based and Christ-centered! We are affiliated with the Broad River Association which is part of the Southern Baptist Convention.

What events are going on?

Check out the Events page for the latest activities!

Do I have to be a member to participate?

At Cherokee Creek you do not have to be a member to participate in any area of worship or Bible study. We offer many events and opportunities to the community and encourage participation by all members and non-members. However, membership is important because it shows your commitment to this body of believers and it allows you to vote on all church business and serve on church committees.

Why do newcomers make Cherokee Creek their church home?

Based on the feedback we receive, newcomers experience Cherokee Creek as a warm and welcoming church that is family-friendly and Christ-centered! Most people describe Cherokee Creek as a great place to grow spiritually and enjoy Christian fellowship!

Still have questions?

Feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to answer your questions