90 Best Quotes About Church Community Fellowship

A church community consists of church members who bring people together to teach spirituality. This community converts people to the faith of Christianity. According to the Bible: God is present wherever people gather.

Here are inspirational quotes about church community and fellowship which will strengthen your faith in Christianity and inspire you to study Christianity.

Christians in community must again show the world, not merely family values, but the bond of the love of Christ. – Edmund Clowney


Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence. – Saint Augustine

As a parish priest of the Church Of England I promise to look after everyone in the community, not just those who come to church, not just white people, not just the Christians. – Alan Green

The exclusion of the weak and insignificant, the seemingly useless people, from a Christian community may actually mean the exclusion of Christ; in the poor brother Christ is knocking at the door. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer


The Christian community has a golden opportunity to train an army of dedicated teachers who can invade the public school classrooms and use them to influence the nation for Christ. – D. James Kennedy

Christian ethics is not primarily an individualistic, one-on-one-with-God brand of personal holiness; rather it has to do with living the life of the Spirit in Christian community and in the world. – Gordon Fee

When absolute control and rigid obedience pose as love within the family and the local faith-community, we produce trained cowards rather than Christian persons. – Brennan Manning


The Christian faith is a singing faith, and a good way to express it and share it with others is in community singing. – Cliff Barrows

I am extremely respectful of the Jewish community. You know, I am Christian. I think of Jews as my older brothers. I mean, there wouldn’t be Christianity without the Jewish religion. There is a direct connection between the two of them. – Joe Lhota

If you aren’t any religion, how will you know if you should join the Y or the Jewish Community Center? – Judy Blume


The Christian community is a community of the cross, for it has been brought into being by the cross, and the focus of its worship is the Lamb once slain, now glorified. – John Stott

Each individual Christian and every community is called to be an instrument of God for the liberation and promotion of the poor. – Pope Francis

Every cult of personality that emphasizes the distinguished qualities, virtues, and talents of another person, even though these be of an altogether spiritual nature, is worldly and has no place in the Christian community; indeed, it poisons the Christianity community. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer


The Christian community latched onto a lot of my music, because there were a lot of things about my struggle they related to. But I didn’t really want to come out and be identified as a Christian, because I didn’t want to be a hypocrite, because my life wasn’t right. – Scott Stapp

Within my own lifetime, I have seen the most ferocious assaults on Christian faith and morals; first on the part of the intellectual community, and then on the part of the government … the federal government has not even tried to conceal its hostility to religion. – Jesse Helms

Christianity means community through Jesus Christ and in Jesus Christ. No Christian community is more or less than this. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer


It is absolutely necessary that the Christian community be subject in all things to the Sovereign Pontiff if it wishes to be a part of the divinely-established society founded by our Redeemer. – Pope Pius XII

The brother is a burden to the Christian, precisely because he is a Christian. For the pagan the other person never becomes a burden at all. He simply sidesteps every burden that others may impose upon him. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

What we, the Christian community, have to do is to refuse men the right to ravish our land, just as we refuse them the right to ravish our women; to insist that somebody accepts a little less profit by not exploiting nature. – Francis Schaeffer


There are reasons why Religious Right Evangelicals will continue to dominate religious discourse, not only in their own sector of the Christian community, but also in what transpires in mainline denominations. – Tony Campolo

I think the gay community should get smart and drop the word ‘marriage.’ Do you really need to change every right-wing Christian to make sure you get your equal rights? Eyes on the prize, we should be sticking to getting equal rights. – Ani DiFranco

Our relationship with each other is the criterion the world uses to judge whether our message is truthful – Christian community is the final apologetic. – Francis Schaeffer


I had grown up in a privileged, upper-caste Hindu community; and because my father worked for a Catholic hospital, we lived in a prosperous Christian neighborhood. – Aravind Adiga

We Christians identify Christ with the sun, and the moon with the Church, the community of the faithful. No one, save Jesus Christ, possesses his or her own light. – Pope Francis

Humanity is a community, I don’t care if your black, your white, your Christian, your Jewish, your Muslim. We are all one community and heroes really make us see what’s possible at any given time. – John Assaraf


Stewardship is like that. I won’t answer for the way another Christian mismanaged money. I won’t be charged with another person’s irresponsible consumption. Nor will I get credit for how another faith community shared or sacrificed luxuries for the marginalized. I’ll answer for my choices. – Jen Hatmaker

Those who love their dream of a Christian community more than the Christian community itself become destroyers of that Christian community even though their personal intentions may be ever so honest, earnest, and sacrificial. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

God hates loneliness, and community is God’s answer to loneliness. When we walk alongside other people, we find a community where we learn how to love. – Rick Warren


‘Community’ is a comedy show, and one of the characters happens to be a Christian. I do think they have been very careful to make sure everyone is the butt of the joke for various reasons. – Yvette Nicole Brown

But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked (Luke 6:35). – Michele Woolley

A churchless community, a community where men have abandoned and scoffed at or ignored their religious needs, is a community on the rapid downgrade. – Theodore Roosevelt


  • The church has an unconditional obligation to the victims of any ordering society, even if they do not belong to the Christian community. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Well I am from Annapolis Maryland. I went to High school in Baltimore, but I grew up in Annapolis. It was a cute town. We lived on a waterfront community. It was good, even though I don’t really fit the preppy boater kind of style. – Christian Siriano
  • What happened once I started distributing communion was the truly disturbing, dreadful realization about Christianity: You can’t be a Christian by yourself. – Sara Miles
  • With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible” (Matthew 19:26″). – Michele Woolley
  • Christian life is not realized in developing the personality or in shaping human community and somehow changing the world but in turning away from the world and becoming free of it. – Rudolf Bultmann
  • The secret of every discord in Christian homes and communities and churches is that we seek our own way and our own glory. – Alan Redpath
  • It is hard for us to recognize it now, but Peter and Paul were introducing the first Christian family to an entirely new community, a community that transcends the rigid hierarchy of human institutions, a community in which submission is mutual and all are free. – Rachel Held Evans
  • God is love, and that love works through men-especially through the whole community of Christians. – C.S. Lewis
  • Community is essential when it comes to successfully living out the Christian walk in a day-to-day context. So the math is simple: More community = More disciples Understanding the nature of groups helps you – Ed Stetzer
  • We are Germans. We are Armenians. French, Italian, Russian, American, Asian, African … many other nationalities. We are Christians, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu. We are black, we are white. We are a community of some many differences, so complex and yet so simple. We do not need to have war! – Michael Jackson
  • It has always been an irony to me that the ‘religious right’ has come under so much attack for being involved in politics when the black community has been doing it for hundreds of years. The Reverend Jesse Jackson is rarely, if ever, attacked for his involvement in politics. – Kay Coles James
  • I didn’t set out to do a gay comic, but given the current political and religious climate in this country, I feel it is important as a gay person, and a Christian, to create stories with humor and honesty. – Paige Braddock
  • Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally. – Christian Lous Lange
  • All modern secularity requires is that our public norms and the arguments for them not presuppose common acceptance of Jewish or Christian revelation, even if these public norms are consistent with a particular community’s revelation and the authoritative teachings it derives from that revelation. – David Novak
  • Agrarian Anabaptists, Christian Scientists, and Samurai are among the rare examples of renunciation stemming from an unwillingness to sacrifice the spiritual qualities of community life. Evidently there is no separate salvation. – Stephanie Mills
  • Christian marriage is that sacrament which builds up the community of the Church and of society. Marriage has been inscribed in creation’s design by God, and, by his grace, countless Christian men and women have lived married life fully. – Pope Francis
  • It is only as a unity in diversity that the Christian community will become an inviting community in a society which is otherwise pretty uniform. Creation is motley and diverse, and the new creation even more so. – Jurgen Moltmann
  • Today we stand on a bridge leading from the territorial state to the world community. Politically, we are still governed by the concept of the territorial state; economically and technically, we live under the auspices of worldwide communications and worldwide markets. – Christian Lous Lange
  • To turn the tide of materialism in the Christian community, we desperately need bold models of kingdom-centered living. Despite our need to do it in a way that doesn’t glorify people, we must hear each other’s stories about giving or else our people will not learn to give. – Randy Alcorn
  • The Christian community continues to exist because the conclusions of the critical study of the Bible are largely withheld from them. – Hans Conzelmann
  • To believe in Jesus, is to believe that the historic person who lived on this earth more than 2000 years ago was the image of the invisible God. That’s a huge leap of faith, but it is my leap of faith, it’s the act of faith of the Christian community. – Richard Rohr
  • A Christian community should do as Jesus did: propose and not impose. Its attraction must lie in the radiance cast by the love of brothers. – Jean Vanier
  • The certain mark by which a Christian community can be recognized is the preaching of the gospel in its purity. – Martin Luther
  • A Christian’s duty, Lewis believed, is not simply to tolerate “X” but to make life with “X” an occasion to work on one’s own character flaws. – Philip Zaleski
  • Lots of my friends and family belong to churches, and some of them are part of the so-called Christian Right. In this preacher, I wanted to show a good man struggling to reconcile his commitment to the community with the political agenda of his church. He does not see that as a dilemma, but I do. – Lanford Wilson
  • I was raised in a community of Christian orthodoxy that had traveled with my parents to Los Angeles when they moved there for my father’s job. – Margaret Stohl
  • I think that in the Christian community, we’re lacking a lot of things, and I don’t know that it’s just children’s role models. – Willie Aames
  • America has been the best country on earth for black folks. It was here that 600,000 black people, brought from Africa in slave ships, grew into a community of 40 million, were introduced to Christian salvation, and reached the greatest levels of freedom and prosperity blacks have ever known. – Pat Buchanan
  • Eyes glazed over as the great rice-wine parties in the highlands were recalled, parties that are no longer held since the arrival of the mission. Bario has become a good, clean, upstanding, sober, hard-working Christian community. What a loss for these fun-loving and generous people. – Eric Hansen
  • No personal quiet time, no Christian book, no community or small group or service can substitute for the absence of God coming down to meet with His church corporately. – James MacDonald
  • Jesus’ call to bear the cross places all who follow him in the community of the forgiveness of sins. Forgiving sins is the Christ-suffering required of his disciples. It is required of all Christians. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • God never taught us to live like TV DINNERS in a freezer: Together, but totally separate. community – Jayce O’Neal
  • We must not forget that people came to Christ from every kind of background and that the early Christian community included more than a few priests and former Pharisees. – Pope Benedict XVI
  • God made you the way He wanted you to be and He does not make mistakes. He has a plan for your life that is much bigger than you can imagine. – Michele Woolley
  • Biblical righteousness is more than a private and personal affair; it includes social righteousness as well … Thus Christians are committed to hunger for righteousness in the whole human community as something pleasing to a righteous God. – John Stott
  • What if our loneliness is the result not simply of needing a partner but of needing people? We are made in the image of a relational God; it makes sense that we possess the desire to be together. – Debra Fileta
  • The Christian community must live out it’s calling in the conscious recognition that secularism is false. – Richard J. Mouw
  • It is my hope that the Christian community in the United States will cease to appeal to the Bible as a direct support for the state of Israel and will have the courage to deal with the political realities without being cowed by accusations of anti-Semitism. – Walter Brueggemann
  • I dislike the frequent use of the word virtue, instead of righteousness, in the pulpit; in prayer or preaching before a Christian community, it sounds too much like pagan philosophy. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • A Christian’s mentality should be radically different from that of others in the community – Sunday Adelaja
  • A Christian atmosphere is no protection against preening egos. – Philip Zaleski
  • In the first decade of my life, I came to know and love God, as I was raised in a Christian home and community. – Chely Wright
  • I didn’t ask to be a hero, but I guess I have become one in the Christian community. So I accept it. But if I’m wrong about this, I guess I’ll become a bum. – Hal Lindsey
  • Nothing can be more cruel than the leniency which abandons others to their sin. Nothing can be more compassionate than the severe reprimand which calls another Christian in one’s community back from the path of sin. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • I walk into so many places where Christians are gathered and I get all excited, only to find that the fellowship among these Believers is dead! There is no openness, no authenticity. – Alan De Jager
  • In a culture that elevates beauty and style, the Christian community is at genuine risk fordistraction, even deception. What do we truly admire in our leaders? Are we nodifferent from secular population, drawn tocharisma and style above substance and i tegrity? I hope not. – Jen Hatmaker
  • An unchurched christian is a grotesque anomaly. The New Testament knows nothing of such a person. For the church lies at the very center of the eternal purpose of God. It is not a divine afterthought. It is not an accident of history. On the contrary, the church is God’s new community. – John Stott
  • In a volunteer organization there has to be time for community. – Andy Stanley
  • They reminded me that Christianity isn’t meant to simply be believed; it’s meant to be lived, shared, eaten, spoken, and enacted in the presence of other people. They reminded me that, try as I may, I can’t be a Christian on my own. I need a community. I need the church. – Rachel Held Evans
  • Because Judaism and Christianity are both covenantal religions, the relationship of the individual Jew or Christian to God is always within covenanted community. – David Novak
  • Division within a Christian community is a very grave sin; it is the work of the devil. – Pope Francis
  • Christian nonviolence must be embodied in a community that is an alternative to the world’s violence. – Stanley Hauerwas
  • There is no Christian theology without the Bible. There is no Bible without an inspirited community to write, remember, and translate it, to guard it and pass it on, study it, live by it, and invite others to live by it. – Thomas C. Oden
  • The most important thing to the Christian community is not the environment but evangelism. – John Hagee
  • Comparing yourself to others does nothing for you. Society has conditioned us to value people who fit a secular mold of perfection. – Michele Woolley
  • Every Christian community must realize that not only do the weak need the strong, but also that the strong cannot exist without the weak. The elimination of the weak is the death of fellowship. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • It is evident from their writings that the Founding Fathers would never have tolerated the separation that we have embraced today. They knew that religious principles provided morality and self-control – the lifeblood for the survival of any self-governing community. – David Barton
  • Religion’s crucial role in the lives of many people … is rejected out of hand by the political community, especially the press. – Fred Barnes
  • Christian community is the place where we keep the flame of hope alive among us and take it seriously so that it can grow and become stronger in us. – Henri Nouwen

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