What to Expect
A visit to Lavon Drive is like coming home to family! You will be welcomed, encouraged, strengthened, and empowered by Biblical teaching, God-honoring worship, and genuine fellowship. We look forward to seeing you soon!
What time should I arrive?
Arrive at least 15-20 minutes before service time, especially if you have children. If you’re a first-time guest, we recommend going straight
to the Welcome Center in the lobby of the Auditorium where one of our Guest Engagement volunteers will be happy to guide you to the right place!
They can also assist you with checking in your kids and getting them to the right room where they'll spend the worship service in a safe and
secure environment enjoying great activities and teaching.
Sunday Bible Studies: 9:30AM
Sunday Morning Worship: 10:50AM
Sunday Evening Worship: 6:00PM
How to I get to Lavon Drive and where do I go once I get there?
Click here for maps and directions, as well as a campus map detailing the location of our facilities. If you’re a first time guest, we recommend going straight to the Welcome Center in the lobby of the Auditorium where one of our First Impressions volunteers will be happy to guide you to the right place!
About Pastor Robby
Robby Greene began his ministry at Lavon Drive in 1997 as a pastoral intern, eventually moving into the role of Children's and Bus Pastor where he served the majority of his tenure. For the last several years he served as Assistant Pastor. Upon the retirement of Dr. Gary Coleman, who pastored the church for nearly 50 years, Pastor Robby became the Interim Senior Pastor and in October of 2014 was elected as the new Senior Pastor of the church. Pastor Robby and his wife Heather have been married since 1998. Heather teaches preschool Sunday School, serves on the children’s ministry administrative staff, and teaches third grade at Garland Christian Academy. The Greenes have two children, Matt and Julia, who both attend Garland Christian Academy. In his spare time, Pastor Robby enjoys landscaping, model railroading, riding his motorcycle and dining out with his family.
What are the worship services like?
Our desire is that each service at Lavon Drive is an authentic experience of worship where you have the opportunity to commune with God in the company of other Christians and walk away having gleaned life-changing principles from God’s Word. Our time of corporate worship begins with a powerful music set led by our Adult Choir and Orchestra. Musical selections from many decades underscore our blended approach to music, with majestic hymns set alongside contemporary favorites using fresh, inspiring orchestrations. Dramas, multimedia, Scripture reading, and musical specials round out the opening segment of the service and are followed by a relevant, Biblical message from our Senior Pastor or another member of our preaching team. Services run about an hour and ten minutes in length.
There is no material shared between the morning and evening services - each has its own music set and sermon, but the style of each is the same. Both utilize the full Choir and Orchestra and a message from one of our pastors. Most of our church family attend both services.
What will my children do?
Sunday AM: Safe and Sound Nursery is provided for both Sunday School and the morning service for infants through age 3. For children ages 4 through 6th grade, 3D Kids provides an upbeat, relevant teaching program including lesson time, crafts, activity centers, drama and more. Our volunteer staff has been carefully trained and screened through background checks. With a low teacher to child ratio, 3D Kids is able to minister to your children through both the Sunday School and Worship Service. For teens, grade 7-12, the Sunday School hour provides teaching through DEEP, an age and gender-divided small group study. During the Worship Service teens grades 7-12 are encouraged to sit with their parents or in the teen section of the auditorium located in the front, right section of the Auditorium.
Sunday PM: Safe and Sound Nursery is provided for children infant through age 3. Kids age 4 - 6th grade are invited to participate in Praise Kids, our hands-on Worship Arts program that exists to train the next generation of worship leaders. In addition to singing, Praise Kids offers electives in Drama, Worship Technology, Music Games, Art, and Sign Language, so there’s truly something for everyone!
What should I wear?
From jeans and t-shirts to suits and ties, a full range of fashion is represented every week at Lavon Drive. The Pastors will be in suits, but the average church member will be on the dressy side of business casual, though it’s hardly fair to say that’s the “norm.” Come as you are, and you will be welcomed. It is the Lord who said, “Man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.”
What does the church believe?
Read our Statement of Faith Here