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Congregational craft project for upcoming sermon series

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Later this month, we're going to begin a new sermon series, Signs. In this series, we're looking at the seven different "signs," or miracles, recorded in the Gospel of John. In an effort to engage our imaginations and help us lean into the magnificence and significance of these miracles, we've asked a few of our New City artists to take each sign and create a piece of art...

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Coming in 2020!

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It might be hard to believe, but 2020 is a few short weeks away! We know your schedules are full with holiday preparations, and we wanted to make sure some upcoming registration deadlines didn't fall through the cracks. In January, we hit pause on community groups so that we have space to enjoy some other events as a church family. Here's a list of all the church events h...

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NCK Advent Devotional

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This Advent season, the New City Kids Elementary and Club 56 students will be journaling together in an Advent devotional created just for them! The devotional is organized into a weekly format and contains scripture passages, discussion questions, fill in the blanks, poems and coloring pages. The devotionals will remain in the classrooms until December 29th, the final Su...

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Resources for Advent

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Throughout December, we'll be observing Advent at New City. Advent is a season preparation, waiting and celebration. As we look back to the stable in Bethlehem, we rejoice that our God became man and dwelt with us. And, we also look forward to when Christ will come again. Along with Sunday morning worship, Advent is a wonderful opportunity to set aside some personal time ...

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2019 Advent at New City

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At New City, one way we order our church life and worship is withthe liturgical calendar.Throughout the course of 365 days, we commemorate the different ways that God has worked in the past to orient our lives around and give us eyes to see his work in our world right now. Advent marks the beginning of the Christian, liturgical year. This year, Advent begins Dec. 1 and en...

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Introducing Beautiful Orthodoxy

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Over the next few years, Pastor Josh will offer a series of training courses featuring a bit of a deeper dive into theology, spiritual formation and mission. We're calling this ongoing course series Beautiful Orthodoxy. The goal of this course series is notbigger brains, but lives changed by God's Word, lived orthodoxy, and practical theology. These courses are for those ...

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Women's Retreat Reflection from Kristin Boys

Back in 2012, my days were consumed by pacifiers, potty training and play dates, which fueled my vision for New City's first women's retreat. As a young mom, my goal in spearheading the event was simply to get away for the weekend (for my first overnight away from my family). I craved quiet time, spiritual renewal, and rest. What I didn't plan for was a deeper connection...

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Ministry Spotlight + Upcoming Opportunity: IHN

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Over the past few years, we've had the joy of partnering with Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN).IHN provides homeless families emergency shelter and hospitality through faith communities while working with families to help them find and retain stable housing. We're partnering with IHN the week of November 17 and need your help! Every evening that week, we'll provide a ...

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Resources for Hospitality

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At our recent Missional Motherhood event, Jill Jackson shared a bit about what it looks like to show hospitality in the season of motherhood. Her talk can be found in the Mom's Group on Groups if you want to listen/re-listen! Whether or not you're a mom, hospitality can be challenging, bringing out our fears and insecurities. We thought it might be helpful to share a few ...

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October Peanut Butter Drive!

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I mean, wouldn't it be great if there was an easy way to love our neighbor this Thanksgiving? Wouldn't it be great if all it involved was just picking up a jar of peanut butter from the grocery store while there doing weekly shopping, then bringing that peanut butter to church? Well, do I have the perfect service opportunity for you! One of the area ministries we have th...

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