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Welcome to Rapture Preparation Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Inc. We are glad you are here! It’s not always easy visiting a church for the first time but our hope is that at Rapture you will encounter a warm, loving, and welcoming group of people. From the moment you arrive our goal is for you to enter into the presence of the Lord and ultimately leave better than you came.


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At Rapture we pray together, sing praises to God, testify of God’s goodness and hear the unadulterated word of God. We are one church with five locations passionate about serving the Lord Jesus Christ in the beauty of true holiness.

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Bronx, NY
2015 Crotona Ave., Bronx, NY 10472
Sunday School - 10:00am
Sunday Worship Service - 11:30 noon
Wednesday - Prayer Service: 7:30pm
Friday - Bible Teaching: 7:30pm

Westbury, NY
875 Prospect Ave, Westbury NY 11590
Sunday School: 10:00am
Sunday Morning Worship - 11:45am
Tuesday - Prayer Service: 7:30pm
Thursday – Bible Teaching: 7:30pm

Statesville, NC
106 N. Miller Ave., Statesville, NC 28677
Sunday School: 10:00am
Sunday Morning Worship - 11:00am
Friday – Worship Service: 7:30pm

Willard, North Carolina
205 Red Tip Lane, Willard NC 28478

South Carolina
P.O.Box 1246, Kingstree SC 28677

  • Jesus is the only one living and true God.(Deut. 6:4; Isaiah 48:12; John 10:30; Rev. 1:8)
  • The bible is the inspired holy word of God which God reveals himself and perfect plan of salvation. ( John 1:1).
  • The death, burial and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • There is one Lord, one faith and one baptism. (Ephesians 4:4-5)
  • Water baptism in Jesus name.(Acts 2:38)
  • The Lord will return for his bride, the true church. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout , with the voice of the arch angel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.(1 Thess. 4:16-18)
  • Baptism of the Holy Ghost with the evidence of speaking in tongues. (Acts 2)
  • Living a dedicated, holy and sanctified lifestyle, striving for perfect. (Matt. 5:48; Romans 12 1 -2; 1 Peter 1:15-16)

  • The Rapture Churches are Apostolic. We follow the teachings of the apostles, those who had walked and talked with Jesus. The apostles had been given great revelation from God and passed it to the church. We are instructed to follow according to Acts 2:42 ... They continued stedfastly in the apostles doctrine...

    The Rapture Preparation Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Inc. was established in 1960 at 1372 Prospect Avenue, Bronx, NY.
    Founder: Bishop Ernest Crooms

    Thank you for visiting the Rapture Preparation Church website!

    We are honored that you have taken the time to learn more about us. If you have not visited any of our services, the welcome mat is always out at the Rapture Churches. Feel free to check back often for updates and information about upcoming even and recent sermons.

    "But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life."
    Life is short, Death is sure, Sin the cause, Christ the cure!

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