New Life is dedicated to connecting people to God and to one another for their New Life in Christ. Our Mission: New Life is dedicated to connecting people to God and to one another for their New Life in Christ. Our Vision: Through God’s power, we seek to build a community that celebrates God’s goodness together, commmunicates God’s grace, and creatively uses its gifts to reach out to our community.Our Roots: New Life is a church focused on our community, with roots in the Christian Reformed Church. (www.crcna.org)

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"New Life is dedicated to connecting people to God and to one another for their 'New Life in Christ'"

A Third Priority — Serving

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Last year our Council identified four priorities that are guiding our efforts to move forward more effectively. Our first priority is fit: helping each ministry or team to find their place in our larger ministry in order to help each regular attender or guest to find their place in our church family. Our second priority […]

Our Second Priority — “Raising Spiritual Temperature”

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As I’ve mentioned, I have found myself thinking about Lego blocks a lot lately: those little plastic blocks that fit together. I’ve found that regular building blocks may look like they fit, but they really tend to tumble with the slightest bump. Lego blocks, on the other hand, have a solid way of connecting to […]

The Four Priorities — “Fitting Together”

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This is part 3 of “Playing with Legos”, a series of Pastor Ron’s blog posts in which he is offering an behind-the-scenes view of some of the ways that our leaders have been helping us learn how to fit together . You can find the first two installments here and here. Since last fall you’ve […]

Playing with Legos–Making “Room for One More”

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Making “room for one more” has always been a hallmark at New Life Church. Pastor Jul and Jackie modeled it. The first leaders embraced it. But as a church grows, it inevitably becomes more and more difficult for to continue to make room for those people. People start to slip through the cracks. There may […]

Playing with Legos

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by Ron Vanderwell I find myself spending a lot of my time playing with Legos.   Perhaps you’ve noticed that. If you look around our church you’ll see those little building blocks showing up in the most random places: in my office, in the mail trays on office doors, even on the stage in the auditorium. […]