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A passion for music and a platform for praise.
To worship, to reconcile, to unity.

 

Kingdom Life Family Center

4333 Lime Kiln Rd

Orefield, PA 18069

 

A multiethnic, multi-lingual worship concert experience that you won’t want to miss!

Imagine: worshippers gather in anticipation and witness firsthand a multicultural group of singers lifting their voices in varying dialects to honor the One True God.

A miraculous shift takes place as the music moves through the air and worship is ignited through the harmonious sound of united praise in English, Zulu, Spanish, Hebrew, Samoan, Korean, Bahasa Indonesia, and other languages.

 

This is the experience of UnityOne Multicultural Worship.

 

Some believed it would sound like chaos, but they are amazed to hear how unified it sounds without distraction.

 

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Do you want to worship God without limits? 

Are you ready to take the barriers off of worship?
Do you want to experience unrestrained worship?

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Join with over 50 regional churches for a time of extravagant worship as one body with songs from around the world.

This is not simply another event.
The purpose is to be one, as Jesus prayed, in John 17.

The UnityOne Worship Concert Experience focuses on ethnic diversity in a corporate atmosphere of worship. This is churches coming together for one purpose; united as the body of Christ and worshipping in different languages under one roof.

At UnityOne the focus is worship so powerful and so sweet you will

  • experience what it is for the church to dwell together in unity.
  • hear how good and how pleasant it is to be one family in the Living God.
  • feel God being pleased with His children.


Come, from wherever you are … come to worship God with your brothers and sisters in Christ.

You will not go home the same.

 

The purpose and mission of Unity One is to show the body of Christ how to worship collectively across ethnic and linguistic boundaries. 

UnityOne Multicultural Worship Concert Experiences focus on ethnic diversity in a corporate atmosphere of worship. This is churches coming together yet so much more powerful than simply another gathering. At UnityOne the songs are purposely in different languages, yet you will recognize and resonate in Spirit and in Truth, the worship of the living God.

At UnityOne the focus is worship so powerful and so sweet you will experience what it is for the church to dwell together in unity.

This is not simply another event. The purpose is to be one, as Jesus prayed, in John 17.
With that in mind, we also incorporate a social justice component into each worship concert experience.

You will experience how good and how pleasant it is to be one family in the Living God. You will experience God being pleased with His children.

Come, from wherever you are … come to worship God with your brothers and sisters in Christ.
You will not go home the same.
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For more information, go to www.UnifiedByOne.com or call 732.78.UNITY (86489)
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“Then God said, ‘Let us make mankind in our image…’” Genesis 1:26, emphasis added

Can the church achieve Biblical unity? Of course. It just takes a reorientation of our own understandings of each other and how God works.

Since God is our Creator, and we bear the image of our Creator, we are tasked to be like our Creator. In everything the three-in-oneness of God performed, they have done so through a divine unity. Our blog series this month riffed off of this idea in proclaiming that, yes, we can become like the divine “Us” of the trinity.

Unity seems like such a hard thing to obtain. Even for many of us Christians who have dealt with trying to unify churches, we love the idea of unity but hate how we can never seem to orchestrate its occurrence in our churches. We often face rejection and complain to our friends that this pastor doesn’t want to join because of the differences in doctrine. Or we complain that the other church didn’t want to come to our event because of our different styles of worship. There are plenty more ways that we find ourselves complaining about other churches.

However, maybe the problem here isn’t so much with the other churches and their hesitations but in the way we’re approaching the situation.

Similarly, we are faced with more rejection when we try to introduce more multicultural aspects of worship in church. We face worries that the speaker or singer will bring something weird to the service, or that their presence in such a role will make the church audience confused or feel awkward. Again, we often feel rejected and complain about the pastor or other leaders in the church who have once again denied what we feel will bring greater unity to the church.

However, maybe the problem here isn’t so much with the pastor or church leaders, but in the way we’re approaching the situation.

Unity is a divine calling…

  • “I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, so that the world may know that You sent Me, and loved them, even as You have loved Me.” John 17:23 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
  • “Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgment.” 1 Corinthians 1:10, NASB
  • “Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all.” Ephesians 4:1–6

… and pretty much every single church agrees on it.

Yet, how come we as the body of Christ are still so segregated to look like we don’t put our words into actions when it comes to unity?

Those of us who desire to see a more unified church body face a lot of pushback and then feel discouraged. Often times, this is because we are trying to move too fast and introduce too much change right away. Small steps over the course of time lead to much ground gained.

The Divine Us, as we’ve been discussing, focuses on the ideas that the church can be one unified body. We can be the multicultural, multiracial, and multilingual body of Christ that is spoken of in the book of Revelation.

“After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands; and they cry out with a loud voice, saying, ‘Salvation to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.’” – Revelation 7:9–10 NASB

The Divine Us, as we see embodied in the Holy Trinity, is a God-head that operates in perfect unity. God the Father, the Holy Spirit, and Jesus Christ are completely unified in relationship with one another. They each have their jobs to do, and they support one another as they do it. Yet, they are never far from one another in doing their jobs. The Divine Us is in perfect relationship.

How can we as a church body be like that?

We seek to be completely relational with one another.

How do we establish unity in our churches?

We put relationships first.

How do we unify two or more churches despite all the differences?

We focus on the basis of our relationships with one another, that is we focus on Christ.

How do we unify while still maintaining diversity?

We respect one another because we are in relationship with one another.

Becoming like the Divine Us is not unattainable. In fact, we are called to be like them. We just need to focus on what is truly the only thing that matters. That is, we must focus on maintaining our relationships with one another.

Read more about us and how we can help bring a multicultural worship experience to your church.

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Many people within the church body today believe that worship is only the time of singing before the preaching in church. However, worship is much more than a once-a-week sing-a-long in church. As a result of this misbelief of worship, many Christians go the whole week not considering their lives as worship to God and fail to live a lifestyle of worship towards their Creator.

When we worship on Sunday mornings only, we fall into a trap of tradition and hypocrisy. Christ called out people like this in Matthew 8:1, “This people honors Me with their lips, but their heart is far away from Me” (NASB). It is far too easy to do church on Sunday and not the rest of the week. It is even easier to worship Christ for 10 minutes or so during our church’s musical worship set and not to worship the rest of the week. How do we break out of that cycle?

The key to living a life of worship is to understand that our daily lifestyles reflect our worship.

Paul wrote about this in Romans:
“Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship” (Romans 12:1, NASB).

But, what does it mean to “present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice…which is your spiritual worship?”

  1. We are to be consistently mindful of how we present ourselves to others, bearing in mind the redemption and grace that God gave us. “[P]resent yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God” (Romans 6:13, NASB).
  2. Our obedience to Christ throughout the week is worship to Him. When we seek righteousness over sin, we are reminding ourselves and others of the saving power of Christ. “[Y]ou are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness” (Romans 6:16, NASB) and “[N]ow present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification” (Romans 6:19, NASB).
  3. We are to “glorify God in your body” (1 Corinthians 6:20, NASB). When we remember that Christ paid the ultimate price for us, we gain a newer sense of value and worth. As such, we are to take better care of our physical bodies as we do our spiritual. In doing so, we will then glorify God in our bodies because of the knowledge that we have been “bought with a price.”
  4. We are to be continually thankful for the goodness of God. “[L]et us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name (Hebrews 13:15, NASB). In doing so, we will be continually reminded to do good and share of God’s grace and abundance with others.
  5. We are to daily seek out righteous and good behavior. When we have a good conscience, through daily seeking obedience to God, we conduct ourselves in righteousness (Hebrews 13:18). When non-believers see us acting out Christ’s righteousness, they are inspired to worship God themselves. “Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation” (1 Peter 2:8, NASB).

So, how does your daily lifestyle reflect your worship?

Do you make it a point to worship God in every circumstance in every day? Or do you strive to think of God at least once every day during a devotional? Some people may be better at this than others. Most need plenty of practice to worship God on a daily basis. The Holy Spirit can and will help you, if you just ask.

Here are some practical ideas to worship God in your daily life.

  1. Ask God for a word or good deed that you can do for a co-worker.
  2. Smile and strive to bring joy to others who come into contact with you. Even a simple smile and wave to a passer-by on the street may do something for their soul.
  3. Pray for people as you notice them. You never know what God will have for you or them.
  4. Pray for help whenever you’re feeling frustrated, sad, or lonely. You’ll be surprised at how praying can help you out of a funk.
  5. If rough language (cursing, dirty jokes, etc.) is a barrier to you exhibiting God in your life, ask God for help to remind you to think before you speak. This will keep your mind on both God and how righteous the words are that come out of your mouth. You may not catch all of them, but just stopping yourself from saying one thing a day is improvement enough.

These are just a few ideas of how we can reflect worship in our daily lifestyles. Remember that worship is more than singing on a Sunday morning. It is a lifestyle of righteousness, grace, thanksgiving, love, and obedience. How else can you extend your worship throughout the week? The possibilities are endless. Share your ideas with us in the comments below.

And, as always, read our about page and consider getting in touch with us if you desire to see multicultural worship hit your church or neighborhood.

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