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Below are some questions you may ask, and if there are others please contact us and we will be glad to assist you.

 
Q. What should I wear?
A. Most people are in casual attire and some wear a suit and tie. Whatever you are comfortable wearing is ok with us.
 
Q. What time should I arrive?
A. On Sunday, small groups begin @9:30 am. Worship starts at 10:30 am, we suggest you get here a little bit earlier than that so you can pick your seat and get acclimated to the church.
 
Q. What if I have kids?
A. Great! We love kids at Coastal and show it in our Coastal Kids Services available for kids PreK-5th grade. There is also a well-equipped nursery for babies and toddlers up to 3 years of age.
 
Q. What does a Pentecostal/Charismatic Church do?
A. We love to worship God with our voice, our singing, clapping our hands and having a great time! We are a Full-Gospel church and believe in the operation of the Spiritual Gifts listed in
1 Corinthians 12. 
 
Q. What kind of ministries can I get involved in?
A. At Coastal, we minister to our community and church body in a variety of ways. Be sure to visit our ministries page and view each individual ministry we offer here for you. 
 

Why Do We…

 
Clap Our Hands?
“O clap your hands all you peoples! Shout to God with the voice of triumph!” Psalm 47:1
 
Lift Our Hands?
“Thus I will bless you while I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.” Psalm 63:4
“I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.” 1 Timothy 2:8
“Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and bless the Lord.” Psalm 134:2
 
Give Audible Praise to God?
I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.” Psalm 34:1
“And when they heard that, they raised their voices to God.” Acts 4:24
 
Play Musical Instruments as Part of Worship?
“Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet; praise Him with the lute and harp; praise Him with the timbrel and dance; praise Him with stringed instruments and flutes! Praise Him with loud cymbals; praise Him with clashing cymbals!” Psalm 150:3-5
 
Believe in Prophecy?
“But he who prophesies speaks edification and exhortation and comfort to men.” 1 Corinthians 14:3
“But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all…to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy.” 1 Corinthians 12:7-10
 
Speak with Tongues and Interpret those Tongues?
“Therefore, brethren, desire earnestly to prophecy and do not forbid to speak with tongues.” 1 Corinthians 14:39
“But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all…to another different kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues.” 1 Corinthians 12:7-10
“I wish you all spoke with tongues, but even more that you prophesied; for he who prophesies is greater that he who speaks with tongues, unless indeed he interprets, that the church may receive edification.” 1 Corinthians 14:5
“If anyone speaks in a tongue, let there be two or at the most three, each in turn, and let one interpret.” 1 Corinthians 14:27
 
Sing Choruses as well as Hymns?
“And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melodies in your heart to the Lord.” Ephesians 5:18-19
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.” Colossians 3:16
 
Pray Corporately for Specific Needs?
“So when they heard that, they raised their voice to God with one accord and said, ‘Lord, You are God, who made the heaven and earth and the sea, and all that is in them.'” Acts 4:24
 
Anoint with Oil and Pray for the Sick?
“Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.” James 5:14-15
 
Have this Type of Worship?
“But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” John 4:23-24
“For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, rejoice in Christ Jesus, and no confidence in the flesh.” Philippians 3:3