New Life is proud to be launching a support group for all those recovering from depression and anxiety on Saturday, September 14th from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 7715 S. Dobson. Through meaningful group discussions and biblical support, we hope to heal together! (*Please note: Registration is now closed for this Support Group)
Calling all ladies! Love Sister 2 Sister Women’s Ministry’s monthly “Girl Talk” session is back! This month, we’re talking about “Fearfully & Wonderfully Made”. Join us at 9 a.m. at The Tabernacle, 1021 E. 78th St on Saturday, Sept. 21st. You’re going to want to be part of this chat, so see you there!
Would you like training on how to remove soul ties or help people heal from trauma and grief? If so, join us for Inner Healing & Deliverance Training on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at New Life’s Annex, 7757 S. Greenwood Avenue. You'll learn more about this ministry as well as how to break word and generational curses, remove unforgiveness, and much more. Space is limited, so register below.
Cast your net! We're preparing for a BIG CATCH!
Join us Sunday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. for ONE BIG SERVICE at the UIC Pavilion (also known as Credit Union 1 Arena), 525 S. Racine Ave. On this day, we're believing that over 300 - 500 people will be saved!
Invite your friends, family, co-workers and anyone else who needs God! Let's go after the lost. Free parking will be available PLUS children and teen services will be held.
South siders - hop on New Life’s Bus Shuttle and ride to service free! Load the bus starting at 8:45 a.m. at The Tabernacle.
The Alive Youth Ministry is hosting an after school program Monday through Fridays from 3pm-6pm. This program begins September 23rd and will be held at the Children’s Church building at 7522 S. Greenwood Ave. Tuition is $35/week. Register by clicking the link below. For more questions, call 773-675-6845 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’ve partnered with the following Bus Transportation services to provide your child rides from school to the After Care Program. For more information, please contact one of the companies listed:
A Family Affair Bus Service 773.655.3038
True to Life Foundation 773.374.7046
Kids Purpose 773.234.9740
Jetty Transportation 773.704.0990
Although we've closed registration for New Life's 2019 Women's Retreat, we have a very special offer for "commuters only" at $65. Don't let anything stop you from enjoying an evening of spiritual growth and development with the ladies of Love Sister to Sister Women's Ministry. The 2019 Women’s Retreat is Friday, September 27-28 at DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago located in Oak Brook at 1909 Spring Road. The intent of this retreat is to offer each member of LS2S an evening of spiritual growth and development that leads to positively impacting lifestyle choices. For further questions or more information, email email@example.com.
It’s time for our annual apple orchard trip to County Line Orchard (200 S. County Line Rd, Hobart, IN). Join us on Saturday, Sept 28th, from 10am to 3pm for a family day at the orchard. You will enjoy tractor rides, picking apples and pumpkins, and so much more for just $5 per person! Buses will depart from the Children’s Church (7522 S. Greenwood Ave.) at 9 a.m. and return at 3 p.m. Space is limited so register today! For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We can’t wait to love on mothers and caregivers, particularly single mothers living in Chicago’s Greater Grand Crossing Community by giving free makeovers, massages, facials, manicures and more provided by generous sponsors.
You too can help by volunteering for the Caregiver Takeover & Makeover on Saturday, Sept. 28th, from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Children’s Church Building (7522 S. Greenwood Ave). Click below to take part in this amazing event or to volunteer with us!
Life doesn’t end with divorce! If you are facing divorce or separation, join us for the kick-off of Divorce Care on Monday, September 30th at 6:30pm in our Children’s Church building (7522 S. Greenwood Ave.) This 13-week course will run through December 23rd and we are now providing special sessions for children coping with divorce and separation. Sign-up for classes today!
Are you a lawyer, paralegal, law clerk or administrator in the legal field? Would you like to serve by providing FREE legal advice to members of the community? Join us at the Southeast Legal Clinic's Lawyer Recruitment Night on Oct. 2 from 6:30-8 p.m. at New Life's MMC building (7752 S. Greenwood Ave). For more details, contact Mamie Alexander at email@example.com or call (872) 465-3380.
Housing University is your key to successful homeownership! New Life’s Next Step Housing Ministry is partnering with Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) to host Housing University, a FREE 8-week program to assist first-time homebuyers on the exciting journey of purchasing a home. Register today to join this program and receive one-on-one housing counseling as well as access to grants available. This program starts Wednesday, Oct. 2nd and runs through Nov. 16th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the NHS Southside Hub (639 E. 87th St.) For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join us starting Saturday, August 3 from 9 a.m. to noon for The Southeast Legal Clinic’s free legal advice and services. Free legal representatives will be available to those who meet certain income guidelines. The clinic is a program sponsored by Chicago Volunteer Legal Services in partnership with New Life Covenant Church SE and provides advice in the areas of Landlord/Tenant Law, Family Law, Probate Law, Contract Disputes, Contract Review, Consumer Fraud Issues, and Criminal Records Expungement. To set-up an appointment, register below or email email@example.com.
Mighty Men Arise! It’s time for the annual Men’s retreat! Join us at Camp Wonderland in Camp Lake Wisconsin, from Friday, Oct. 11th at 5:30 p.m. to Sunday, Oct. 13th @ 9 a.m. as we join men from all of the New Life campuses for a weekend of impactful modules, praise, worship and fellowship! The cost is $125 per person and includes transportation to and from the event. Register today! For any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you prepared for God’s calling in your life as you look for a job? In partnership with The Chance Center, we’re excited to relaunch New Life’s Job Coaches Connection. This four-week program is held every 2nd Saturday of each month starting Oct. 12. You’ll receive one-on-one career coaching from top-level HR experts, get assistance with building an effective resume and enhancing your interviewing skills, as well as gain access to an exclusive job listings portal. We'll also provide participants in need with professional "interview ready" clothing from New Life’s Closet Ministry. Spots are limited, so secure your slot today! For more information, email email@example.com or call (872) 465-3380.
Let's find out What’s in the House! Business owners, operators and aspiring entrepreneurs, please join us for a meet and greet in a spiritual environment where you can share your gifts and network with others to enhance your business. This networking opportunity, hosted by the Empowerment Exchange ministry, takes place Saturday, Oct. 19th from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Children’s Church building at 7522 S Greenwood Ave. Register for this FREE event today! For any questions, email Sarah Langum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hey New Life parents! It's almost time for Sweetest Day and guess what!? We are giving you the night off! Bring your kids to our Children's Church building (7522 S Greenwood Ave.) from 6 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 19th while you and your sweetie go to dinner and celebrate love. Cost: $10 per child. Register today! For any questions, email email@example.com.
Fellas - we can’t wait to chop it up with you Wednesday, Sept. 18th at “The Huddle” with Pastor Hannah. This month, we’re having a provocative and transparent conversation on the importance of self-reflection. Can’t make it this month? We meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Lighthouse, 4338 S. Prairie Ave. For more info, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join us on Saturday, Sept. 14th from 10 a.m. to noon for Adopt 79th Clean and Green that brings organizations, agencies, churches, and community residents together to beautify the Greater Grand Crossing Community. We’re cleaning up vacant lots in Zone 3 starting at 79th & Greenwood northbound to 76th Street and 79th & Dobson north to 76th Street. Rakes, shovels, gloves, and trash bags will be provided by Zone Leaders, so meet us on the front steps of The Tab, 1021 E. 78th St.
Team New Life will participate in the 34th Chicago Greater Food Depository Hunger Walk! Registration is now closed, but consider making a donation and proceeds will benefit New Life’s Food Pantry which serves the Greater Grand Crossing Community.
If you are participating in the Hunger Walk, you must pick-up your t-shirt before the walk. Please see pick-up times and locations below:
Wednesday, Sept. 4th , 12:00 pm – 7:00pm pm, New Life Annex, 7757 S. Greenwood Ave.
Thursday, Sept. 5th, 7pm, Southside Bible Study, 1021 E. 78th St
Friday, September 6th 4pm -7pm, New Life MMC, 7752 S Greenwood Ave
Pastor John Hannah will be interviewed by Rev. Wilfredo "Choco" De Jesus, host of the show "Praise" on the TBN Networks. We would love for many New Life members and friends to support Pastor Hannah by being a part of the studio audience. Studio Doors open at 12:30 p.m. The taping will take place this Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the TBN Studio located at 2880 Vision Ct. in Aurora, Illinois. We really hope to see you there!
It’s time for our annual Back to School Festival! We can’t wait to celebrate with you August 17 at Grand Crossing Park as we kick-off the start of the 2019 school year. Join us for a day of fun in the park with backpack giveaways, free food, games, free dental and health check-ups and so much more. Participation in the event is free.
Want to volunteer with us on this day? Sign-up below!
Join us for a Family Day of fun and fellowship at Six Flags Great America on Saturday, July 27 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Don’t miss an opportunity to come together with your family as well as members of New Life and ride rollercoasters, play games and enjoy the water park. Meet us at The Tab, 1021 E. 78th Street, where we’ll load the bus starting at 8 and will pull off at 9 a.m. sharp. Tickets are $67/person (includes transportation to and from Six Flags, admission to the park and food). Children under 2 are free!
Please join us Saturday, July 20 from 9 to 5 p.m. at New Life’s Children’s Church, 7522 S. Greenwood Ave, as the Healthcare Ministry offers basic CPR/AED/First Aid training to non-healthcare professionals and BLS training to healthcare providers. First Aid training will be offered 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and CPR/AED training will be offered 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Cost: $35 for materials and certification card. For questions, please email email@example.com.
In partnership with The Chance Center, New Life’s Outreach ministry is excited to introduce “The Closet”. Starting Saturday, July 13 (and every 2nd Saturday after), job seekers are welcome to shop the closet for free professional attire in preparation for interviews as well as take advantage of professional development workshops and more!
Book your appointment today to meet with The Closet team at the Children’s Church, 7522 S. Greenwood Ave.
(Note: Clothing items are donated; therefore, we may not have the clothing you need in stock. However, you can still attend your appointment for a one-on-one consultation and we will take your size and style and contact you when your clothing is in stock. )
Are you a licensed clinical mental health professional? If so, please join the NLCSE Group Counseling Ministry as they host an info session on Saturday, June 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Identity House, 7715 S. Dobson. They’re seeking qualified professionals with clinical group experience working with depression, grief and loss, anxiety, and women’s issues Register below.
Here’s your opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the importance, purpose, and need for Intercessory prayer. Join us at The Lighthouse (4338 S. Prairie ave) on Saturday, June 29 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for an inside look at the operations of the Intercessor Prayer Ministry as well as how the ministry is committed to cultivating and training future intercessors. To attend free, register below!
Join us for Encounter Night Thursday, June 27 at 7 p.m. as we take you back in time with Remember When, a Throwback Choir Musical. This is an extended evening of worship and prayer you don't want to miss that features special worship performances from our Creative Arts teams.
Would you like to enjoy a morning of fun with mature movers and shakers? If so, then join Pastor John Hannah and the Seasoned Saints ministry Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to noon for their annual 50 Plus reception brunch at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive. Let’s come together with a community of believers for a morning of food, fun, and fellowship. Register to attend for free below.
If you serve in any capacity in Ministry here at New Life, please join Pastor Hannah for a special, mandatory meeting Wednesday, June 19 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at The Tabernacle (1021 E. 78th St).
It’s baseball season and time for a fun baseball outing and tailgating party, so join members of Iron Sharpens Iron (ISI) Saturday, June 15 from 3 to 10 p.m. at Guaranteed Rate Field, 3500 S. State Street, as ISI members foster fellowship and ministry unity among NLCSE members and members of the community. This event allows the men of ISI to come outside the confines of the church to engage each other, increase membership and fundraise on behalf of the ministry and church. Register below. We hope to see you there!
Join us Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at New Life Annex, 7757 S. Greenwood Avenue, for A Women's Wellness Fair hosted by Love Sister 2 Sister. Ladies, be ready to get lots of encouragement and plenty of tips on living a healthy lifestyle. Wellness screenings such as glucose and blood pressure checks will be available, so come fellowship with us and enjoy an insightful morning.
Join us Pentecost Sunday, June 9 as we all come together under a tent across the street from our soon to come Temple at 76th & Greenwood Ave for our 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. worship services! Be ready to worship, praise and experience a mighty move of God! (Note: 7:30 a.m. worship service will remain at The Tabernacle (78th & Dobson) as normal.)
Note: Bus Shuttle services from 1100 S. Hamilton to the Tent Services will be available one hour prior to EACH SERVICE.
New Life is excited to host a special evening with Gospel legend Kirk Franklin. Join us as he sits down for a Q& A with Pastor Hannah plus live performances of songs from his new album at The Tabernacle (1021 E. 78th St) on Tuesday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
TEENS! Join us Saturday, June 1st from 2 to 5pm for a "REAL TALK" discussion with Pastor John F. Hannah!
Topics include: Surviving Chicago Violence, Gangs, Social Media, Mental Health (Suicide & Depression), Sex, Drugs, God and Homosexuality.
This event is hosted by NLCSE's Identity Teen Ministry and will be held at 7522 S. Greenwood Ave. Register below to secure your seat and bring a homie.
Graphic designer, coding specialist, video game developer, software programmer - what do they all have in common? New Life teenagers and young adults between the ages of 16 to 24 can gain skills in all of these fields and obtain GUARANTEED employment afterwards. You read that right, GUARANTEED employment.
Thanks to the Alive Youth Ministry, we’ll be offering technology-based courses this summer courtesy of the Computer Training Institute of Chicago. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please mark your calendars for our upcoming orientation on Wednesday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m. at New Life’s Children’s Church building, 7522 S. Greenwood Avenue. This is an exciting opportunity for New Life and the Greater Grand Crossing Community. Don't allow your teenager to miss this opportunity! Register below.
It’s time for Prayer on the 9, which takes place on Saturday, May 18 starting at 10 a.m. This is New Life’s community outreach initiative that calls attention to the senseless violence and shootings that plague our city. This year’s focus is on FAMILIES. Families are encouraged to join this walk and pray for the safety and peace their communities deserve. Get your family involved and register for Prayer on the 9 TODAY! Click here to learn more about Prayer on the 9, and register below!
Bro, your voice matters. Your thoughts, your dreams, your struggles are important to us. YOU MATTER to us. We can help you on your journey. Join us at The Huddle every third Wednesday from 7-8:30 p.m. on topics that affect us as millennial men. This month's topic: “Has the Black Church Failed Me?”
You don't want to miss this! We hope to see you in the building May 15 at 7 p.m. at New Life Lighthouse (4338 S. Prairie).
Are you ready to serve the ladies of New Life on Mother’s Day? We hope so because we need ALL the men of New Life serving in various capacities as greeters, ambassadors, ushers, and much more. Sign-up for Men in Black where ALL the men of New Life wear their sharpest black suit to church and give ALL the ladies of New Life a well-deserved rest in honor of Mother’s Day.
Please join us Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to noon for an insightful workshop entitled Pathway to Home Ownership hosted by the Next Step Housing Ministry. This workshop will help new homebuyers understand the steps to home ownership. For more info, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for “Speak Life” on Friday, April 26 at NLCSE Annex, 7757 S. Greenwood Avenue from 7 to 9 p.m. where the Grand Crossing community can come out and enjoy an open mic night. Bring your songs, your choreography, and whatever gift God has given you. No foul language please, but you are NOT required to be "churchy". Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and tickets will be available in the lobby. Cost: $7 to spit and $10 to sit. See y'all on the 26th!