Category Archives: Family Ministry

Family Outreach Event Update

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We collected 129 pairs of gloves for My Joyful Heart. We collected 74 children’s books for Hands of Hope. And our current total in change collected for Children’s Hunger Fund is $1010.01 …and counting!

Volunteer Opportunity at Roseland Christian Ministries

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Were you unable to take part in blessing families this past weekend at our Ministry to Families Event? Or perhaps you and your family feel led to serve others more often? New Life Church has an opportunity for you to help at Roseland Christian Ministries, preparing and serving a Thanksgiving dinner on November 19 and/or […]

Preschool Partnership

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New Life Church and Southwest Chicago Christian School are partnering to start a new preschool that will start in the fall of 2016.  The new preschool will be housed here at New Life and be run by SCCS.  We are excited about this opportunity and ask that you would pray that God uses it to […]

Web Slingers

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By Lisa Schnyders (re-posted from Family Ministries blog) Several years ago, I heard a presentation based on Mark DeVries’ description of what youth ministry should be: a web of relationships that each child can depend on. In this web of relationships, teens are mentored not only by their own nuclear family, but by the whole […]

Umbrellas, Shelter, and Never Walking Alone

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By Lisa Schnyders (re-posted from Family Ministries blog) This week, I invite you to look back to the family service on August 29. It involved some squirt gun ninjas and some umbrellas. Deb and Ron did a great job of talking about how parents can be umbrellas to protect their kids from the squirt gun […]