It is very important to find a church. It is viral in the life of a believer to have a spiritual " covering." God Himself chooses men and women pastors to lead His "flock." (Jeremiah 3:15)
These anointed men and women of God help us to understand the Word (Bible) more perfectly. God confirms this (Romans 10:14-15) in His Word. It's a rebellious spirit that says, "I can have church at home by myself. I can read the Bible for myself." It's called rebellion when you think you know better than God. It is being rebellious (since you say you read the Bible), when you do the opposite of what GOD Is telling you to do in His
Word. The Bible says that rebellion is the same as witchcraft! (1 Samuel 15:23)
You cannot be a Christian by yourself! God designed us to need one another. We are connected.
The best place to make spiritual connections is in church. The Bible tells us not to neglect coming together and encouraging one another. (Hebrews 10:25) Church is an excellent place to find a prayer partner. Of course we must have our own prayer life with God. However, we are also to pray for one another. (James 5:16) Bear one ANOTHER'S burdens (Galatians 6:2).
IF you claim to be a Christian, there are absolutely no excuses for not attending church! The main reason many people don't attend church is church hurts! Their pastor(s) hurt or disappointed them in some way. They were serving and got betrayed by someone they were serving beside or friends with. Sometimes, it's simply they're church hopping because they keep encountering rude or unfriendly parishioners.
I must be the one to break this to you. So what?! Join the hurt club. Try and try again, UNTIL you find the RIGHT church. Pray. Ask for God's guidance to the right ministry. Trust me, He has the right church for you! We have all been through this same issue. What people need to understand is that church is a "hospital." We are all (sin) sick and being made well. Just like in a hospital, some people have more severe symptoms than others. Just like in a hospital, even though they went to "school," not all of the doctors (pastors) are perfect. Doctors (pastors) get sick too, just like the patients (parishioners). Again, some (sin) sicker than others. At this point, they really should step down. Unfortunately, this doesn't always happen, and people get hurt.
Whatever the case may be, do not let anyone or anything deter you from going to church. God wants you to go! (John 14:15)