Is this your first time at City Rise? We would love to get you know you better. We are a community of believers seeking to glorify God and struggle through life’s problems together. Due to Covid-19, we have made an extra emphasis on online ministry. Learn more by clicking the button below.
Say hello to the City Rise team!
B.S. Church Planting, Liberty University
M.A. Church Planting, Liberty Theological Seminary
M.Div. Biblical Studies, Liberty Theological Seminary
B.S. Youth Ministries, Pensacola Christian College
B.S. Elementary Education, Pensacola Christian College
B.B.S. Missions, Ambassador Baptist College
M.Div. Biblical Counseling Focus, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (Ongoing)
B.S. Religious Education, West Coast Baptist College
M.A. Theology, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (Ongoing)
Education: B.S. Elementary Education, Pensacola Christian College
Who We Are
City Rise is a new church in Albany, NY. We were founded with a mission of pointing people to Jesus through the life-changing message and power of the Gospel. Our foundation is the Bible. We believe that it is the Word of God and has the answers to life’s problems. As a community of believers, we are convinced that the Bible and Christ’s sacrifice unifies us regardless of our backgrounds.
Address & Times
Sunday Worship Service, 10AM:
- Capital City Rescue Mission, Celebration Hall
95 Trinity Place, Albany, NY 12202
Thursday Life Groups, 6PM:
- New Covenant Presbyterian Church
916 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
Until the end of the Covid-19 pandemic, our services are completely online. Learn more here.
Our Core Values
We have 7 values that outline our mission of pointing people to Christ.
The Glory of God
At City Rise, our core values hang on the first one—to do all to the glory of God. We rise for the glory of God.
1 Corinthians 10:31
Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
At City Rise, we believe fervent prayer is effective in the Gospel cause today. We rise in fervent prayer.
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
At City Rise, we are entrusted with the Gospel, and so we speak boldly. We rise in Biblical preaching.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.
At City Rise, we believe the Gospel is the only thing that has the power to change lives. We rise on the Gospel.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
At City Rise, we are committed to making disciples in our generation, in this city. We rise in discipleship.
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you…
At City Rise, we are intentional about biblical generosity and community. We rise in intentional generosity and community.
And all that believed were together, and had all things common; And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.
At City Rise, we believe our lives are to be postured for worship to Jesus Christ. We rise to worship Jesus.
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
Give to City Rise
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