from the Council of Elders

rest and preparation

You may have seen the meme but if you have not seen it, you have certainly felt it at times. It comes in various forms, often with pictures intended to garner a knowing smirk, but its basic gist is this: The first five days after the weekend are always the hardest. Whenever I see this […]

making disciples happens in relationship

I grew up in a pagan home. When I say “pagan” I really mean it. When I was little my stepfather was a wizard, which I later learned is somehow different from either a witch or a warlock. He was only in the picture a couple years but my mother often used Ouija boards and […]

we honor Jesus and only Jesus when we gather on Sundays; here’s why

At New City Church Mother’s Day came and went without a single mention of mothers in our worship service. Father’s Day also came and went without honoring fathers. This Sunday is July 3 and we will not mention Independence Day. As a church we hold to the historic Christian sexual ethic. This includes what is […]

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yes, we still have power!

While many are without power due to the overnight thunderstorms, we still have power in our building. Come and join us at 10:00AM!

Stephanie (Suggs) Moore funeral service

The funeral for Stephanie Moore will be held here at New City Church (see map), 214 Spencer St NE (on Plainfield, north of Leonard) at 11:00AM. For those unable to attend Stephanie’s funeral service in person, the service will be streamed via Zoom. You may access the stream via the following link: New City is […]

Good Friday / Tenebrae service

Join us on April 15—Good Friday—for a Tenebrae service. We will be joined by the folk from Gracehill Church, Coit Community Church, and Fourth Reformed Church for a powerful time of remembering the death of Jesus in anticipation of Easter Sunday. The service begins at 7:00PM in our auditorium.

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