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
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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! ...
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
Ever since the beginning of New City, we have had a long-standing partnership with Back2Back as they provide Care for Today and Hope for Tomorrow for orphans in different parts of the world. Many of our church members have either worked for Back2Back or been on one of their trips in the past. In particular, New City partners with Back2Back Mazatlan through financial suppor...Keep Reading
Last spring, a team from New City traveled to Mazatlan with Back2Back to witness and join in their work at their children's home. Two of the youngest members of that team were Isabelle Jackson and Annabelle Larson, who traveled with their moms. We asked them some questions about their time in Mazatlan, and here's what they shared. Interested in traveling with New City o...Keep Reading
One of the things we'll be doing at our upcoming Congregational Meeting (Sep 15, 7pm) is electing new officers for this coming year. To remind you of the process, last Fall the congregation nominated a number of men as candidates for the role of either Elder or Deacon. Candidates then entered into a 7-8 month training process starting in Febraury. They were recently examin...Keep Reading
The Christmas Store partnership between New Life Temple in Madisonville and New City iscelebrating its ninth year! We began this store with our friends from New Life Temple to help parents and grandparents provide gifts at Christmas for their children when finances might be tight. But our store is a little different than a lot of other Christmas gift donations. Instead o...Keep Reading
Our summer sermon series is on the book of Judges.Click HERE to read the series introduction. The Bible Project has a great summary of the book of Judges. Well worth 8 minutes of your time to better understand the layout and big picture of the book of Judges. As you're following along with us through Judges, here are some resources that may be helpful to you to g...Keep Reading
Judges—a new sermon series beginning June 2, 2019...Keep Reading
Over the past few months, we've been developing a plan for how to effectively communicate as a congregation since The City closed down. After a few months of trying different approaches, we've opted to go all in with Planning Center. As we continue to transition to using Planning Center for more and more of our communications needs, we want to encourage you to download th...Keep Reading