How joyful to share in community with you!
If you have found your way to New Journey Lutheran Church, we hope you have experienced meaningful worship, spiritual nourishment, and a warm welcome.
Throughout the year, we worship on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am both in-person and online. Like all communities of faith, we continue to live with the impact of COVID-19 and are finding our way back to rituals and practices that have been reimagined during the pandemic. Including the addition of our live-stream worship. We are a community that knows the world has changed but trusts that the love of God has remained steadfast.
At New Journey Lutheran Church, all are welcome at the table of Holy Communion.
We believe that Jesus—not the church or the pastor—is the host of this meal, and Jesus does not turn anyone away. Children are welcome at the table as early as their parents deem appropriate. Those who do not wish or cannot receive communion are welcome to come forward for a blessing.
Following worship on Sunday morning, we gather outdoors for coffee, goodies, and a time to connect and build community. This time offers us the opportunity to get to know each other and share in the important value of fellowship.
We are a community where we grapple with uncertainties and questions are valued, where full participation in the life of the church and the world is encouraged, where we recognize that we are all journeying together and no one is perfect.
In addition to providing Christian education opportunities and caring for and helping one another grow spiritually, New Journey is a congregation committed to discerning and meeting the needs of the most vulnerable among us. Whether through the quilting ministry of the Sew Journers, providing food and goods for local agencies, collaborating in community projects with other local congregations, or exploring what it means to put our faith into the public square, we are thankful to God for the many ways God calls us to love and serve our neighbor.
My heart is filled to the brim with gratitude for the community of New Journey Lutheran Church.
Learning from and leading this community in my first years of ministry is one of the greatest blessings of my life, and am deeply grateful to God. I hope you will join us in becoming an “instrument of God’s love for all people.”
Grace and peace,
Pastor Beth Gallen