Jumping right in

David and Yana Winney are some of the friendliest people you’ll meet at New Life Church on Sunday morning. Here’s how they’ve gotten plugged in, and how you can too!

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“You go home feeling like you’ve done something.”

Jerry Schramek is a fixture at New Life- one of the friendly faces we see every Sunday morning behind the Welcome Center desk with his precious wife Georgia Lee. In this video, Jerry tells us why he’s so dedicated to serving at New Life.

Thank you, Jerry. You and Georgia are treasures in the New Life family!

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God’s promises are true

Ruth Ann Chisum is a breast cancer survivor of 6 years. Oncologist recently detected an aggressively-growing mass requiring a core biopsy to rule out lymphoma and another type of cancer. All pathology reports came back clear. Ruth Ann declares, “God’s promises are true!”

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A chance encounter turned into an encouraging prayer

Travis and Robin Grant had a chance encounter with a woman who felt led by the Lord to pray for them. That encouraging prayer helped them find a new church family. Welcome to New Life!

(Is it me, or whenever you meet someone new who’s just amazing and kind, they always go to New Life?)

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Joan will use her nursing skills to help those in need

We all have God-given gifts and talents. Joan’s happen to involve nursing (and passing out candy, which some of us think is really, really important). Watch Joan’s story, then find your place to connect and serve at www.newlifechurch.org!

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Get connected fast! Scott Straight tells how

Scott Straight and his family have only been at New Life Church for six months, but they’ve been able to jump right in and get involved. Here’s how they did it and how you can too!

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From homeless and pregnant to working mom of a miracle baby

Sharayah Perry found herself in a terrible situation: she was not only homeless, but pregnant with a child she thought she would never be able to conceive. Here’s how God provided for her and turned her life around:

Tell us your story! Email astreater@newlifechurch.org and tell us what God has done in your life.

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Big church, big opportunities!

Larry Hoff and his family came to New Life in 1997. He’s found it easy to get connected in a wide variety of areas.

How do you like to connect? Tell us!

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Sparked over coffee: a new friendship and a deeper relationship with God

Susan and Ellen met at a restaurant when Ellen, a waitress, overheard Susan telling her husband about her Bible study group. Ellen poured some coffee and a friendship began.

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Cigarettes and Bourbon

Last Sunday Pastor Brady said the church ought to smell more like cigarettes and bourbon, in that we ought to have more broken people in our seats.

That comment has inspired a lot people, including Cody Jensen, who wrote a song about it. Here’s Cody telling us about the song:


To hear the song, click on this link and click on the track titled “Cigarettes and Bourbon.”


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