Weekly Update: March 21, 2017

Congregational Meeting:

Congregational Meeting Sunday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m. to nominate Pastoral Search Committee.  There will be a time of discussion of the committee process and the nomination process.  Nursery and Sunday School will continue as scheduled for kids through 5th grade. Make plans to attend.

Easter Choir:

The Music Department wants to get together an Easter choir to sing a special anthem on Easter Sunday. Rehearsals will start on March 26th. If interested please contact Paul Smallman or Bryan Holland for more details. 

The Admin Committee needs help!  

We are calling on the many gifts within our congregation to head-up our Easter Sunday Breakfast.  If you feel like you are gifted in organizing and facilitating events and would like to get involved with our Easter Breakfast, please contact Yvonne Terney at ncelpca@gmail.com

Easter Sunday Schedule:

  • 8:00 a.m. - Sunrise Service at East Lake Park
  • 9:30 a.m. - Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall
  • 11:00 a.m. Worship Service at New City East Lake with Communion


The children of New City East Lake will begin practicing their contribution to the Palm Sunday services on 4/9/17.  Starting Sunday, March 12th, they will be using the Sunday School period (10:15-10:55) to rehearse. The latter part of Children's Church for the Elementary Students during the 11:00 service will also be used to review their songs. Contributions of fresh fruits, vegetables, drinks, cookies or other treats are needed for the celebration for the children on Palm Sunday - contact Laurie Gienapp 423-605-4857 or LauraSGienapp@gmail.com

Chattanooga Sports Ministry:

CSM is excited about the quickly approaching summer season! We are looking for 3 families who are willing to house our coaches as they work with the kids in our community. The season lasts from May 22nd-July 30th, so if you are willing or would like more information, please contact Katelyn Newsome at katelyn@csm.is or 423-280-1107. Thank you for your support! 

Date Night:

April 7, 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.  Make your plans now. 

Hope For The Inner City Banquet:

April 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. - Visions of Hope Annual Fundraising Banquet.  Hope for the Inner City will be celebrating 10 years of engaging and empowering their neighbors for the Glory of God.  This fundraising event will be held at their facility located at 1800 Roanoke Avenue, Chattanooga, TN.  For additional information or to RSVP, please visit. www.hopefortheinnercity.org or call 423-698-3178.

New Members Class:

April 28 & 29 – New Members Class.  Let us know if you are interested in attending by sending an email to ncelpca@gmail.com.