Our Story – Cross Raising

August 14, 2020

As part of the remodeling projects in 1996, the front of the church got a makeover. As part of that, a tall brick column was added to serve as the backdrop for a new metal cross....

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Our Story – Youth Mission Trips

August 7, 2020

Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. As far back as 1999, New Life has helped provide opportunities for our high school youth to serve others and grow in their faith. These short-term mission trips help to transform a community and put their faith in action!  Residents are help...

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Our Story – IAG Picnics

July 31, 2020

This week’s edition of our Blog isn’t from that long ago, but certainly represents a treasured time of fun and fellowship with the residents of IAG (Individual Advocacy Group homes). These provide a home setting for adults with special needs. In December 2018, the Wednesday morning bible study group decided to host a Christmas party for the...

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Our Story – Caring for our Church Building and Property

July 24, 2020

We have always been a can-do congregation who serves with our hands. We believe this is God's house and we are called to care for it. One way that started was serving as janitors! In 1970, every week, two families were assigned by alphabetical order to clean the building, wash windows or whatever else was needed....

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Our Story – Vacation Bible School

July 17, 2020

Since the very beginning, New Life has offered a special opportunity in the summer for youth to learn about God through VBS. Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19-14 This special time also required a lot of passion and hard work from volunteers...

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Our Story – Church Outdoors

July 10, 2020

New Life has a history of gathering outside, long before there was a COVID pandemic. Large striped tents were brought in to place on the lawn to gather everyone together on a summer Sunday. This one is from 1988. You'll notice the wooden orange covered chairs brought out from the sanctuary in addition to folding chairs....

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Our Story – Bowling Team

June 26, 2020

New Life is a fun group that likes to gather in all kinds of ways. So for over 20 years, there has been a bowling league. This has allowed for laughter, building relationships one conversation at a time in small groups, outreach to others as we invite our friends and neighbors to join in on the fun and celebrating the scores at the annual banquets....

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Our Story – Youth Choir Tours

June 19, 2020

In the past, New Life has shared it's musical talents throughout the area by touring with our youth choirs. The Possibilities choir consisted of youth in 3rd -7th grade. The New Life Singers consisted of 8th grade-high school. They would perform at other churches or senior living facilities. What a beautiful way to spread the message of God's love...

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