Blog - Sunday

Turn It Up to 11

This past Sunday we got to cap off our BURST series with a day of just musical praise. We sang songs, we threw some paint and we had some of the loudest drums we’ve ever had in our services. And then we went home. So now what? Here are three ways to continue growing in your worship of God.

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A Rhythm of Rest

When we adopt a rhythm of rest, such as the Sabbath, it's about much more than an opportunity to refuel. It’s about experiencing freedom from the idea that we’re defined by our work, or how well we fulfill society's demands and expectations. It’s a weekly reminder that our value is based not on what we produce, but who we are and who God intended us to be.

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Next Series

Uncontainable, overflowing, overwhelming. These are words that those who’ve come before us have used to describe their response to God. However, they aren’t usually words we would use or words that would be used to describe us. What have we missed in this? What if the whole time we’ve been focused on the wrong thing and in the process we’ve […]

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The Fight: Now What?

How do we ensure that our stories are defined by God’s will instead of our appetites? What lies are we letting stew? How do we back away from our weaknesses and instead embrace His promises? Our five-week series about the life of Jacob might be over, but that doesn't mean the battle is. Here are five ways you can continue "The Fight."

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Coming This Sunday

Sometimes it can seem like life is one long fight. Sometimes it can seem that God is actually fighting against us. Join us this summer as we take a look at someone who spent their life believing that God was against them only to discover that God was the one fighting hardest for them. Life may be a fight, but we don’t fight alone.

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Snapchat Sundays

Whether it’s a special occasion, like a baptism, or just an ordinary weekend spent with friends and family, there’s always something to celebrate on Sunday mornings. It just got easier to share those moments. Each Sunday morning at 301 Garden, look for Hoboken Grace’s geofilters on Snapchat. Just snap a picture with friends or family, then swipe and send!

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Five Tips If You’re Struggling to Develop Rhythms

For the past few weeks, we’ve talked about incorporating rhythms into our lives in order to engage with God throughout the day. The series kicked off with the challenge of living in the awareness that “in Him, we live and move and breathe.” And during the past few Sundays, we’ve discussed different ways to weave rhythms throughout the day so […]

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How a Room for Play Becomes a Place to Pray

Visit the David E. Rue Building any other day of the week and you'll find a regular gymnasium filled with students from around Hoboken. But come Sunday morning at 9 a.m., the building is transformed into the church we know as Hoboken Grace. It's all thanks to the persistent efforts of the setup and tear-down teams.

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Faith as a First-Generation Christian

For many people, the church and family compartments of life are one and the same. We are often brought up in our parents' religion, and the spheres don't conflict. But for many others, church and family do not go hand in hand. Sometimes it is something we have to find and pursue on our own. And when the newly discovered church compartment collides with the old family compartment, you never know what’s going to happen.

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Rhythms

When you live life at a breakneck pace, one of the first things to be pushed aside is our conversation with God. Without even noticing it we give up the source of love, joy and peace, leaving us to run harder and faster. What would it look like to develop healthy rhythms in our relationship with God? What if prayer […]

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Killing Idols

Week after week, I sit with people who know what their idols are, but seem incapable of eliminating them. I know I worship relationships, but I don’t know how to get rid of that. I know I care too much about how I’m perceived, but how do I stop myself from being crushed when I look like a fool? I […]

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Taking the Next Step

The first time I attended Hoboken Grace, I was terrified. I dragged my friend along for moral support, but I was still anxious. Was I going to fit in? Would there be anyone there like me? Looking back, I laugh at how nervous I was, because from the moment I walked into 301 Garden I was made to feel right at home. […]

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