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A Lay Response to the Call to the New Evangelization – A Church renewed, empowered and missionary. Every Catholic to meet Christ, live Christ and share Christ. The 5 pillars of LCSC - Live Pure. Live the Word. Live Life. Live Full. Live the Faith. Live Christ Share Christ is a mission of the Missionary Families of Christ NY USA.
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What is the Life in Christ seminar?

The Life in Christ Seminar is intended to lead participants into a renewed understanding of God’s call to them as Catholics. It comprises a total of 5 separate sessions and has several basic ingredients: prayers, songs, teaching, group discussion and fellowship.

The seminar has one basic purpose: bringing participants to a personal relationship with Jesus, and getting them started on living a truly Spirit-filled Christian life. It is about transformation in Christ and renewal in the Spirit. After the seminar, those who finish and make the LCSC covenant become members of the parish LCSC. As such , there will be regular meetings where they will be provided with continuing formation, and they will be taught how to become disciples and evangelizers themselves.

Session 1

Jesus The Messiah

“Jesus the Nazorean was a man commended to you by God ....” (Acts 2:22a)

This talk speaks about the dire situation in the world today. The world has turned away from God. Only God can make things right. Thankfully, God has His wonderful plan for us, not for woe but for a future full of hope. This is why He sent His Son Jesus.

We need to look to Jesus and accept him as Savior and Lord. In Jesus we experience the fullness of God’s love for us. It is Jesus who helps us overcome the enemy who is an evil being. In Jesus we have our salvation.

Session 2

Called To Witness

“of this we are all witnesses.” (Acts 2:32b)

This talk speaks about what is expected of us, if we are to truly experience the fullness of life in Jesus. An authentic Christian is one who has met and knows Christ, is living Christ, and shares Christ. We must enter into a personal relationship with Jesus. We must respond to his call to holiness and discipleship. We must witness to him and proclaim the gospel.

Further, to be authentic witnesses, we must strive to live out the two greatest commandments—love of God and love of neighbor.

Session 3

Repentance and Faith

“Repent and be baptized” (Acts 2:38a)

This talk speaks about our response to God’s call. As we fall far short of the authentic Christian life, we need to repent and put our faith in Jesus.

Repentance involves a turning away from sin, wrongdoing and running our own lives, and a turning to a life of obedience to God. Faith, in turn, is belief in Jesus as our personal Savior.

Session 4

The Gift of the Holy Spirit

“you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit.” (Acts 2:38c)

Aside from the talk, this is a prayer session. The call to the Christian life is difficult, not to be done on our own strength. We need the power of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit provides the power from above that enables us to live a normal Christian life.

Then there is praying over for baptism in the Spirit. We pray for a renewed infilling of the Holy Spirit, to enable participants to manifest a renewed outpouring of the same Spirit in their lives.

Session 5

Growing in the Spirit

“They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of the bread and to the prayers.” (Acts 2:42)

This talk speaks about the five tools to growing in the Christian life. These are prayer, study, service, fellowship and the sacraments. This paves the way for people to become witnesses who can credibly share the gospel.

The participants are invited to continue their journey, as they make a commitment to the Live Christ, Share Christ movement through a covenant.

What's More in LCSC?

The 5 Pillars

 

Live Pure

Live Pure is a movement for chastity for the youth.
 

Live the Word

Live the Word promotes Liturgical Bible Study in studying the scriptures.
 

Live Life

Live Life is advocacy for faith, family and life.
 

Live Full

Live Full is about building the Church of the Poor.
 

Live the Faith

Live the Faith is about teaching, explaining and defending the Catholic faith.