engage | september 14

engage

We are imperfect people being courageous, believing Jesus has the power to make all things new! This means we are intentional about engaging in our community. We invite you to join us as we partner with those in our city who are working for the good of others. You’ll be encouraged by what you see, and have the opportunity to serve alongside of others, joining in the good news story in ABQ! 

Sign up for your preferred project, some have a volunteer limit, some are kid friendly. You’ll receive an email a few days prior with your assigned project and all the details for the day. 

On Saturday, September 14th - meet at New City by 9am for breakfast, coffee and prayer. From there we’ll team up and go out to serve! 

 The Harbor - Painting and Cleaning

The NM Dream Center is providing help and human services to the most vulnerable at risk youth and families in our community. We will be working at their youth drop-in center, The Harbor. We will be facilitating the cleaning and organization of the building and painting bathrooms.  Bring any painting tools you like to use, we’ll provide basic supplies and bottled water.

Family Friendly: Yes, Children are welcome to serve alongside parents who are cleaning. There is a small room for them to do quiet activities as well. 

Mission Avenue - Gardening 

We’ll help Mission Avenue Elementary students and families clean up the school garden. There will be lots of weeding, raking, and getting dirty! Gloves and water will be provided, bring your favorite garden tools. 

Children are welcome to come and help. For a portion of our time we’ll be painting rocks for the garden. There is also a playground nearby. 

Family Friendly: Yes, children are welcome.

Questions? Email lynette@newcityabq.org

Women's Ministry | September 7

women's ministry

One of the essentials of the Christian faith is that we are with one another in all aspects of life. We get it. Being a wife, sister, friend, co-worker, entrepreneur, or mom is hard work. Sometimes you just need a group of people to be with you on the journey. New City Women are gathering on Saturday, Sept. 7th at 9am to learn from, encourage, and support each other in Christ.
Childcare is available. Please email vanessambush@gmail.com so we know to expect your kids.

We will also be gathering on these dates this fall:
September 28 | October 19 | November 23!

school supply drive

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New City is partnered with Mission Avenue Elementary. This partnership is carrying out the restorative work of the gospel in our city, and is an outward expression of who we are as a church. We are committed to providing support to our students, our teachers and our families this school year. 

Currently we are collecting school supplies for the teachers and families at Mission Ave. If you would like to help in collecting the necessary items: please pick up a list in the atrium and return supplies to New City by August 4, or you may give directly to the Shine School Partnership at shineabq.org. 

child dedications | june 23

dedications

Children are a gift from God. Dedicating your child gives you the opportunity to make a commitment before the Lord and the church to submit your child to God and to raise them according to His ways. Baby dedications also allow the church to pray with you for grace and wisdom while your carry out your parenting responsibilities. If you are interested in participating in this special service sign up HERE!

New City Fest | June 2

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On Sunday, June 2, at the Los Ranchos Community Barn, all of New City will gather for an 11am church service. Then we will have hamburgers, veggie burgers, and hot dogs for lunch followed by music, games, and tons of fun! Please plan to bring some chips, fruit, or veggies to share. Invite your friends and family to join you and feel free to bring chairs and blankets to sit on.

 

Student Ministry | Summer Conferences

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We want every student (grades 6-12) who wants to attend the CIY Move or Mix Conferences to be able to afford to do so. We will be hosting a.... Car-Wash-a-Thon! Students will be providing a free car wash for the community on June 1, and are asking for pledges for each car washed (up to 100 cars). So, if a person pledges 25 cents per car, they will pay the student $25. We are asking for your help:

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MOVE | High School Students

At MOVE 2019 High School students will learn:
YOU ARE CALLED INTO THE STORY OF GOD.
YOU CAN TRUST THAT GOD CAN PROVIDE BECAUSE HE IS REAL.
WHEN YOU DESPAIR, GOD WILL SUSTAIN BECAUSE HE IS HERE.
YOU WILL FIND PURPOSE WHEN GOD SENDS YOU TO REACH OTHERS.
YOU WILL CONTINUE AS GOD'S SPIRIT EMPOWERS AND HIS MISSION ENDURES.

$350 per person. Register by May 19. Money is due by June 16.

Durango, CO | June 24-29

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MIX | Middle School Students

In 2019, CIY MIX will invite students to dive into the life of Elijah and learn what it means to continue standing up for God in a world that denies Him, to continue pressing on when all seems lost and to continue the call from God that has been given to each of His children since the dawn of time.

$375 per person. Register by May 19. Money is due by June 16.

Glorieta, NM | July 31-August 4

engage: serve the city | may 4

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Serve the City is an opportunity to courageously be part of the renewal work God is doing in our city! Along with other local churches and organizations we will be mobilizing hundreds of people to serve across our city on Saturday, May 4. Gather your family or friends and plan to join us in the morning or afternoon. You can choose any project that resonates with your heart, skill set, family or schedule.

engage | April 6

engage

We are imperfect people being courageous, believing Jesus has the power to make all things new! This means we are intentional about engaging in our community. Will you join us on Saturday April 6, from 9-12, as we take these opportunities to love our city on mission?

Please let us know what your top choice is for serving! CLICK HERE.

You will receive an email the week of with your assigned project and all the details and info you will need. 

The Harbour Clothing Closet:
The NM Dream Center is providing help and human services to the most vulnerable at risk youth and families in our community. We will be working at their youth drop-in center, The Harbour. We will be facilitating the cleaning and organization of the clothing closet to make it useable for the staff and youth. This will involve general cleaning, folding, organizing. Family Friendly:Yes, kids are welcome to serve alongside parents!

Sister Cities Park Clean Up: 
God has placed us in our neighborhood for a purpose to be part of His good news story. We’ll do a simple clean up in Sister Cities Park, involving raking, removing debris and general clean up. Family Friendly:Yes! Kids can help too!

Neighborhood Prayer Walk:
As we walk through our neighborhood, we will be in prayer for our city, as well as place door hangers at homes, inviting our neighbors to be part of our church family. Family Friendly: Yes, perfect for children in strollers too!