COVID-19 Updates & Church Online

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Church Office Hours
Mon-Thurs 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Because each staff member has a different ministry schedule, please call the church office before you come at 940-458-3310.

Watch March 29 Online Service

Church Online

Watch Live

Our worship service, sermon, and children’s message will be streaming on Facebook with a live chat, and will be embedded on this page below.

KidsQuest Children Ministry – 9:00 AM

Parents and kids, 3 years old through 5th grade, will enjoy the same fun Bible videos and activities your kids are accustomed to Sunday mornings at New Life.

Worship Service & Sermon – 10 AM

Robson & Denton campuses will join together for an online service including worship and a word from Pastor Jim Mann.

Children's Ministry Resources

Preschool

K-3rd Grade

4th - 5th Grade

Easy-to-use guides with fun activities and discussion prompts, so your family can review the video presentations and talk about what to do with what your children have learned. 

Devotionals kids can do that will reinforce the content in the weekly video presentations.

This printable placemat is designed to sit on the table all month long. These give you easy access to this month’s bottom line as well as questions to ask each week and hand motions to the Bible verse.

A free app that gives you weekly cues, which are aligned with the content in the video presentations. 

We know helping a child with anxiety is a challenge. Here are some resources on managing anxiety during any number of life disruptions. Parents, we are praying for you!

Conversation Guides

Youth (7th-12th Grade) & Uprising (5th-6th Grade)

COVID-19 Updates & Church Online

Here’s what’s coming up for youth and uprising ministries:

  • There are no meetings in person for the foreseeable future
  • We are still coming up with ways to stay connected, so stay alert!

April 5th, 7pm

Here’s what’s going to happen:

  1. First, before 7pm, download the Zoom app to your device before the meeting begins (from your app store or zoom.us on a computer)
  2. Click this link to go to the zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/8246437573 (Meeting ID: 824 643 7573)
  3. Hang out and talk
  4. Play games
  5. Do some Real Talk
  6. Take prayer requests and pray

If you have any questions, please let me know. And get the Zoom app early so we are all ready to go at 7. (We only have a 40 minute window).

Giving

We are so grateful for your faithful giving, which allows our church to continue serving and reaching our community and ministries around the world during this time. 

COVID-19 Updates & Church Online

Response from Pastor Jim & Chris

March 18 - Video Message from Pastor Jim

This was recorded prior to latest changes so details regarding services have changed. (There will be no Saturday service as mentioned in this video.) However, this is a great message and reminder for us to be the church

Dear New Life Family,

We know that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become a worldwide concern and is on everyone’s minds. So, we wanted to take a few moments to send you this special note to encourage you in your faith and in some practical steps you can take.

While it’s good to be informed, don’t allow the plethora of media reports (sometimes confusing or contradictory) to create fear in your heart — rather, this is a good time for us as believers to stay anchored in the truth of God’s Word.

Let’s remember…  

We don’t give a foothold to fear! We believe that God is bigger than illness.  Jesus said, “Take heart I have overcome the world.” So, we rest in the knowledge and understanding that  

  1. God is a good God. 
  2. We will trust in him for his protection and willingness to heal.
  3. We understand that he will never leave us nor forsake us and will continue to be our steadfast deliverer.
  4. He will somehow bring good out of this bad situation (Rom. 8:28)

 “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”
2 Timothy 1:7

 “Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night, nor the arrow that flies in the day. Do not dread the disease that stalks in darkness, nor the disaster that strikes at midday.  Though a thousand fall at your side, though ten thousand are dying around you, these evils will not touch you. … If you make the LORD your refuge, if you make the Most High your shelter no evil will conquer you; no plague will come near your home. For he will order his angels to protect you wherever you go.” Psalm 91:5-7, 10-11

We are the Church

The church isn’t a building in which we meet – it’s the people. You and me. So, let’s be the church to a hurting world. This crisis will create opportunities to love, care for and offer prayer to those who are ill or anxious. People all around us will be asking deeper questions than usual because everything that previously seemed secure is being shaken.

There will be an increased openness to the gospel, so be bold in sharing your faith. Throughout the history of the church, it has been the Christians who have ministered to the sick – with lepers, the plague, you name it. We invented hospitals and orphanages. That won’t change.

In a time of anxiety and uncertainty it’s wonderful to know the Lord is with us. He’s on the throne and we carry his hope, power and peace to all around us.

“The Lord is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear”
Psalm 46:1-2

Fear not. Be of good courage. Ask God for wisdom as you navigate this unchartered terrain. As a church, we are believing and praying for God to work and his protection over our lives, our friends and family and over our county, state, and country.

Pastor Jim and Chris

Tips from the CDC

The CDC has issued practical ways that you can mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus – should there be any future cases in Texas or if you travel to places where there are cases of the virus:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home if you are not feeling well.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with your forearm when coughing and sneezing.
  • Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds at a time. Use soap and water when possible.
  • If no soap and water are available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with 60%-95% alcohol.
  • For the next several months, use your faith and wisdom, but consider giving your friends a wave or elbow bump rather than shaking hands or hugging one another.
  • On the practical side -- we encourage you to prepare now for any potential issues with supply chains or in the event of any spread or unexpected quarantines. We recommend everyone at New Life Church prepare by doing the following:
  • Be sure to refill your important prescription medicines and keep extra Tylenol or Motrin on hand.
  • Keep 14-21 days of essentials on hand -- things like disinfectants, water, paper products and non-perishable food.