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Collective Community, Friends, and Supporters,
As a family, our life has always been centered around hospitality, community, and love. Yet, our spiritual life for many years had wandered around a few traditions. We felt like misfits in mainstream churches.
Creating this wonderful space takes time, talents and money. We have committed our financial support, and our kids often find ways to contribute: time, talent, even money. Joe, our son, plays in the band. Our girls, Claire & Olivia, have donated baby-sitting time, and even recently contributed babysitting money to the Collective budget. Everyone can help shape Collective, no matter age or financial means. As we often hear, Liturgy means “the work of the people”. Sustaining this community is also the work of the people.
"Liturgy means 'the work of the people'. Sustaining this community is also the work of the people. "
As you consider supporting Collective financially, know that your presence, talent, and commitment are felt and appreciated. We have found our fit at Collective. If you have found your fit, join us in looking for ways to steward and shape our community.
Angela & Peter Begalla.
PS – Setting up a scheduled gift online is simple
We are a misfit faith community that gathers in DeLand on Sundays at 5pm. Come as you are.
We value highly the metaphor of journey. We’re different people from different places and backgrounds, representing an intergenerational community, and we’ve traveled different paths. So, we agree not to make assumptions about the person across from us, next to us, or in conversation with us. We challenge ourselves to be sensitive, knowing this community includes a diverse group of people from life-long followers of Jesus, to people who are just now open to the idea that God might exist. We strive to avoid offense, ask good questions, articulate and explain our responses. We don’t assume fluency in bible, spirituality, or Church language, because we believe the message of Jesus is not for Christianity, but for humanity. So, we do everything in the spirit of love and grace.
Paid Professional Childcare Available during Sunday Services
1 - 5 years of age | Childcare
6 - 11 years of age | Collective Kids