What to Expect?
New Day is a very diverse church and you'll feel right at home wearing anything from jeans, business casual or suit and tie/dress.
A full nursery is provided for infants and toddlers. This loving, comfortable atmosphere helps show children at the earliest ages that church is a good place to be. Childcare also frees parents for worship and reduces distractions.
We have a dynamic children's ministries department called Student Ministries. Bible-oriented activities are provided for preschool and elementary-age children. At this level, young children are taught to sing, pray, memorize Scripture and learn important Bible truths. They are instructed and led in worship at their own levels.
New Day Christian Church facilities are generally functional and practical, in keeping with our mission. The church has a platform that also serves as an altar and it incorporates a single pulpit where singing and prayer are led and the Word of God is preached.
Music is a major feature of our worship, before, during and even after the service itself. Instruments range from bass, piano, saxaphone, to percussion and drums, in a highly contemporary, cutting-edge format. Whatever the accompaniment, inspired singing is the order of the day. New Day Christian Church makes music more than a performance; it's the music of worship and is highly participatory.
The service may include quiet times of waiting in God's presence. Other times may be vocal with collective praise as worshippers are invited to spontaneously express love and adoration to the Lord. In everything, a flow of worship should be evident and, despite the spontaneity and excitement, a certain properness and order.
Worship styles will reflect the spectrum of personalities. Some are quiet and reserved; some shout with joy; others are simply tender and openly emotional during times of praise or preaching. No sincere worshipper need feel out of place in New Day Christian Church and each expression will blend without disruption into the flow of worship.
A special time in the service is devoted to prayer. Needs from inside and outside the church family frequently are made known. The congregation prays together. All may pray aloud but conclude with single voice, the pastor or other designated person praying on behalf of all. Intercessory prayer is conducted each Sunday morning at 8:30-9:30.
Ministry to the Sick
As in the New Testament, specific prayer may be offered for the sick. They will be invited forward to be anointed with oil (James 5:13-16) and/or have the ministers, leaders or other believers lay hands on them and pray (Mark 16:18).
During the service, tithes and offerings will be received. Our members feel giving the tithe (the first tenth of income) and offerings declares that God comes first. It recognizes His blessing, expresses faith and seeks His guidance in every matter in life. The ministries of the local church and the ever-expanding vision and ministries of New Day Christian Church are supported solely by free-will giving.
An interesting aspect of New Day Christian Church worship is the operation of spiritual gifts. The planned service order may be suspended as individuals speak or share as prompted by the Holy Spirit, under the supervision of the Pastor (1 Corinthians 12-14).One may speak out in an unknown tongue, a Spirit-guided language other than that of the congregation. Another individual, or perhaps the same one, will then give the interpretation.
On occasion, the Spirit may prompt someone to speak out, to prophesy, in the language of the congregation. The gift of prophecy, the gift of tongues and the gift of interpretation, and other spiritual gifts bring the church immediate challenge and confirm Bibles truths.
The climax of the service comes with the preaching of God's Word, the Bible, and an invitation for hearers to respond. The messages are fervent, inspiring, practical, and relevant. We are committed to empowering people toward discovering and utilizing their personal gifts and talents, as well as discovering their individual “destiny” in Christ.