Welcome to Christ Church! We are an Episcopal church in the Diocese of Georgia and a part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and have been worshipping in Valdosta since the 1870’s. We are a welcoming congregation who loves to serve Christ, our community, and each other in numerous ways! Our vision is to receive God’s grace in Jesus Christ, and share this grace with one another and the world.
A Note from The Reverend Doctor Dave Johnson, Our Rector
Thank you so much for visiting our website! Our Christ Church family is centered on the grace of God given all of us in Jesus Christ—as the Apostle Paul wrote, “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God” (Ephesians 2:8). This grace of God, this unconditional love of God has been historically and definitively demonstrated in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ — and this grace of God is at the heart of our vision—“To receive God’s grace in Jesus Christ, and share this grace with one another and the world.” We receive God’s grace in Word and Sacrament, and we share it with one another and the world in many ways. All of this is captured in this powerful collect from The Book of Common Prayer:
Lord Jesus Christ, you stretched out your arms of love on the hard wood of the cross that everyone might come within the reach of your saving embrace: So clothe us in your Spirit that we, reaching forth our hands in love, may bring those who do not know you to the knowledge and love of you; for the honor of your Name. Amen. (p. 101).
We warmly invite you to consider worshipping with us!