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Old 12-13-2011, 08:37 AM
 
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
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We're still trying to find our church home, having moved to the Triad a few months ago. We live near Wallburg, in northeast Davidson County. Ideally the church would be fairly close to home, but will travel just about anywhere in the Triad for the right church for us. We've been to Summit Church; C3 Greensboro; Connections Church (a new church that meets at Ledford Middle School).

We're primarily looking at non-denominational churches. We prefer a contemporary service (very upbeat tempo for the music), with a traditional Bible-based message. Ideally, the church would be diverse, in particular with regard to race, age, and income. We have a 5th grader, so kids/youth programs are important. We loved our church in Greenville NC, where the mix of members/attendees was similar to that of the community at large - racially diverse, a very wide range of ages and incomes, etc.

C3 Greensboro is probably the best match so far, but we want to make sure we don't miss out on trying other great churches. C3 has been the most welcoming, though I was impressed with Connections in Wallburg as well.
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:14 AM
 
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i have NO idea how this works, but I am in search as well. I hope you get this and I can find out what your results were. I have been in search for over a year and have yet to find that "feeling" of ahhhhhh. We have tried SO many churches, took a break, and are now back in search. I have not yet gone to C3, but that is my next spot. I want diversity, upbeatness, no cultish feeling. What did you find?? Love to hear!
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Old 01-17-2012, 11:50 AM
 
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http://www.westoverchurch.com/ I've heard Westover Church off Muirs Chapel Rd in Greensboro is all of the above.
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Old 01-17-2012, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
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i have NO idea how this works, but I am in search as well. I hope you get this and I can find out what your results were. I have been in search for over a year and have yet to find that "feeling" of ahhhhhh. We have tried SO many churches, took a break, and are now back in search. I have not yet gone to C3, but that is my next spot. I want diversity, upbeatness, no cultish feeling. What did you find?? Love to hear!
Diversity can be a challenge. We so miss our church in Greenville, NC, which was diverse in race; age; economics.

I like C3, and my wife really likes it. And it was the one that our daughter (11 years old) liked the most. I would prefer one closer to home (near Wallburg); C3 is ~25 minutes away. That won't stop us from attending; I just had hoped to find something closer. I was briefly concerned after seeing at least one comment online about C3 being into the "prosperity doctrine," and I questioned someone there - they said they do not subscribe to that, and I haven't seen any hint of it so far. It think it's definitely worth checking out.
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Old 01-17-2012, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
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http://www.westoverchurch.com/ I've heard Westover Church off Muirs Chapel Rd in Greensboro is all of the above.
Looks like average attendance at Westover is around 3,500/week (don't know how up to date or accurate this site it, however). This may or may not matter to people looking for a home church.

C3 is a couple hundred average attendance, I'm guessing.
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