New City family,Just this past Sunday we ordained and installed deacons and elders at our 9a worship service. That means it's the time of year when we receive nominations for NEXT year's elders and deacon.Here is how it works:Like in Acts 6, members of the congregation can nominate potential candidates. CLICK HEREto fill out the nomination form. Please note: you must be a ...Keep Reading
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This summer we’re going to walk through 1 Corinthians 13 phrase by phrase, considering both the nature of love, and how to embody it. It’ll be ugly at times, because none of us are touching the way of life in this chapter. But it will be hopeful, because we can see real growth in love, individually and as a community....
Here's what you need to know and remember about coming back to the building for worship as we reopen. ...
For our Signs sermon series we had several artists from New City represent the sign in their artwork. Sadly we had to cease meeting together in the midst of the series but here are the pieces and brief descriptions from the sermons shared in the series either in person or via our house church liturgies. Thanks to all the artists who encouraged us by using their gifts to create these delightful works! ...
We are thankful for the ways the Lord continues to grow His church at New City. This summer, we welcomed 17 new members into our congregation: Jean + Jeff Berkmeyer; Dustin Brankamp (Vivienne); Grace + Robert DiPaolo; Isaiah Ehmke; Amara Emenari; Rachel + David Hammitt; Calvin Hester; Annabelle Larson; Wes Ray; Hunter Roedel; Brandae + Kyle Sweetland (Rowan + Selah); Ha...Keep Reading
This is a condensed version of the report Pastor Brian shared at the congregational meeting on Sept. 15. This summer we had the extraordinary opportunity to take a sabbatical. Not only does New City have a policy that our pastors have a mandatory 3 month sabbatical every 7 years but we were also the recipients of a Clergy Renewal Grant from the Lilly Foundation. Every...Keep Reading
Last Sunday, we began a new sermon series: Gospel DNA. We believe that the gospel is not something you learn and move on from. Instead, it is something we're continually shaped and formed by, individually and collectively. As you're following along with us on Sunday mornings and in your community group, here are some resources that may be helpful to you to grow in your un...Keep Reading
There are some beliefs that are, well, simply beliefs. They're positions we hold about the different issues we're asked to form opinions on, such as whether Cincinnati is the best city in the world, or whether dogs or cats make better pets. But there are other beliefs that we hold that are so central and so foundational in our lives that we call them worldview. Beliefs su...Keep Reading