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By Ryan Dailey
Assistant Director at Camp Utmost 

The importance of the local church



March 10, 2022

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Ryan Dailey, Assistant Director at Camp Utmost

Why is the local church so important to believers in Christ? Can't I stay home and listen to a sermon, pray by myself or go outside and worship through the beauty of nature? Yes, in fact, you can, but that is not church.

When you have this mindset, you minimize the importance of what the local church stands for. It is not merely a place to go to sing songs and listen to a sermon; it is the community of believers. Church is not a building; it is the body of Christ.

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