There is a degree of truth to the old admonition that while we may doubt someone’s words, we can always know them by their actions. That is true… most of the time.
I think we could all agree that there are the actions we wish to be known for, acts of selfless service, us at our humble best. And there are those actions as well that we wish were expunged from memory altogether. We certainly would not want to be judged there, when at our worst, we hurt ourselves or others.
So there must be a “seeing” beyond just actions. What might that be? It is seeing – with God’s help – someone’s heart.
Over the past 10 days, it has been a joy visiting with many congregants in many settings, both online and in-person. Our church stretches to many places; this week, no different, as we enjoyed connections with Western Canada, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Florida, Michigan, New York, New Jersey et al.
Through all those connections – a beautiful reminder that while it is wonderful indeed to know what someone does, it is even more wonderful to know what they love!
“Life received from the Lord is the life of love towards the entire human race.”
Emanuel Swedenborg, Secrets of Heaven 6467
NewChurch LIVE is Hiring!
Want to join the NewChurch LIVE team? We are currently looking for a part-time volunteer coordinator. This role supports the Sunday experience by coordinating and managing volunteers on Sunday, helping welcome and plug in new faces as well as support for community service initiatives.
This is a great role for someone looking to dip their toe in the working world or someone looking to earn a little extra income while maintaining work/life balance (hint…this is a great opportunity for moms…but certainly not limited to moms…really anyone can apply!). We encourage anyone with even a small interest to reach out for more information. We are looking for someone who has energy and passion for people and to help support the mission of NewChurch LIVE!
For more information including a full job description please email us!
Beef Donation *UPDATE*
Thank you to everyone who contributed. We were able to raise over $300 towards this cause. The meat is being picked up and distributed by Deneen and Frank through Helping Hands Northeast. The meat supports many organizations and is a welcome need for these organizations who often do not have access to high quality meat.
NewChurch LIVE will also be matching the donations collected and sending a contribution to Heifer International to support global poverty eradication efforts around the world.
THANK YOU to this amazing congregation!
Help children start off the school year right with all the back to school supplies! Items can be dropped off locally at our office, ordered and delivered, or you can use the Amazon wish list button above to make things even easier!
All donations will support Gemma services: https://gemmaservices.org/
and Kids in Need Foundation: https://www.kinf.org/
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Brainstorm: Co-create a Fall Small Group Program with Pastor Chuck
Thursday August 5th
ZOOM Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86813177395
Join us as we create together a fall small group program around our upcoming series, “A Better Adventure.”
Did you know that when you shop with Amazon they donate a percentage back to NewChurch LIVE? Simply use this link at in your browser: smile.amazon.com/ch/45-4966388.
Amazon Smile is now available on the Amazon App!!
Here is the info for to support NCL in the App:
Want to help make a difference while you shop in the Amazon app, at no extra cost to you? Simply follow the instructions below to select “New Church Live” as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. They’ll donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us.
How it works:
1. Open the Amazon app on your phone
2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on “AmazonSmile” within Programs & Features
3. Select “New Church Live” as your charity
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app
By using the links above a percentage of your purchases will automatically be donated back to NewChurch LIVE (at no cost to you!) Easy for you! It’s a WIN-WIN!