No Regrets There are times in this life when you simply must trust God. There are times that will test your faith, your resolve, and your love. These times are difficult and challenging. The good news is that God’s Spirit is available to assist us in times like these. Jesus told his disciples that he would not leave them without comfort or help. His words then are also for us today. “And I will ask the Father and he will give you another Advocate to be with you forever,” (John 14:15). Advocate also means champion, spokesperson, crusader, supporter and fighter. In short, what we need, God’s Spirit will provide. We must decide if we are going to trust, rely on … Read More
What is a Tenebrae Service? The word ‘tenebrae’ is Latin for “shadows” or “darkness”. The purpose of the Tenebrae service is to recreate the emotional aspects of the passion story. The object of the service is to recreate the betrayal, abandonment, and agony of the final episodes in the human life of Jesus Christ. The Tenebrae is an ancient Christian Good Friday observance that makes use of gradually diminishing light through the extinguishing of candles to symbolize the events of the Jesus’s final hours from the Lord’s supper, His arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane, the trial, conviction and crucifixion. The service is left unfinished as the worshipers leave in silence to contemplate the impact of Christ’s death and await … Read More
New World invites you to spend Easter with us. There will be two opportunities for worship. Sunrise Service on the grounds will begin at 7:15am. The Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30am and included music with the praise team, choir an handbells and a special Easter message titled “The Miracle of Jesus”. Children’s activities and learning begins at 9:00am with breakfast. Come celebrate Easter at New World.
We prayed for a children’s director who would bring in more children for us to minister too. We prayed for the money to pay a children’s director. God answered those prayers. Stacey feels called to this ministry and drives a long way to serve in this church. Five new families with children are now attending regularly. She and Virgil have begun a new bus ministry which delivers 3 to 10 children to our doors each Sunday morning. Thanks to volunteers the children are served breakfast each week and their parents are getting connected via a small group and attending Worship. Praises to God! The children are here to learn about Jesus. But Stacy can not do this alone. We the … Read More
No one likes change. Change frequently becomes a platform for anxiety in an individual’s life. We all like routine. Knowing what to expect makes us feel safe and offers us the comfort of seeming stability. Yet, change is inevitable. We are changing creatures in a changing world. Things are either changing for the worst or for the better. Nothing remains static. Growth and progress necessitate change. This is no less true with regard to the growth and progress of our church. Starting this Sunday we are trying some new things in worship over the next several months. After prayer, meetings and a lot of work we are stepping out by faith with a new approach to our Sunday morning experience. … Read More