Zanmi Fondwa

Haiti Mission Trip

Haiti Mission Trip with Zanmi Fondwa  Sunday, September 1 – Saturday, September 7 High School Students and Adults New Joy is going to Haiti! We will be traveling the first week of September to Fondwa, Haiti (see map below) with the non-profit Zanmi Fondwa. While we are there, we will...

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Family Promise of Hamilton County

Hosting a family with Family Promise

Family Promise Hosting Hosting Dates: May 19–26 October 13–20 November 24–December 1 December 29–Jan 5 New Joy Lutheran is a host congregation for Family Promise of Hamilton County. Being a host congregation means that we will provide a safe and comfortable environment for families to stay while they regain housing....

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Military Care Packges

Military Care Packages

Military Care Packages  To help show Pastor Chris our love and support during the up-coming year, we will periodically be sending care packages to his unit in the Middle East. We have begun collecting items and will do so through Sunday, June 2 You may drop off any items here at...

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Game Night

Game Night

Family Game Night Friday, April 26 6:30–8:30 pm Join us for a family-friendly game night! Bring a new or gently used game to play and a snack to share. At the end of the night, if you want, you may donate your game for families to play when we host...

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Repair Day

Habitat for Humanity Repair Day  Exact times and location to be announced. Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton County will send us to an existing home to help with some repair and maintenance work. This event is for ages 16 and up.  

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Repair Day

Habitat for Humanity Repair Day  Exact times and location to be announced. Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton County will send us to an existing home to help with some repair and maintenance work. This event is for ages 16 and up.  

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Bread for the World

Bread for the World – Offering of Letters

Bread for the World – Offering of Letters  Sunday, May 12 All ages On May 12, during worship, the congregation will have the opportunity to write members of Congress to advocate for funding for anti-poverty programs. This is a non-partisan event and is voluntary. This is an all-ages opportunity and...

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Foster Fairies

Foster Fairies — Chance for Underpants

Foster Fairies — Chance for Underpants  Deadline is Monday, April 15 Bring donations to the labeled wicker basket located in the Narthex at New Joy Foster Fairies is a local non-profit that supports kids in foster care. They are on a mission to collect a 6-month supply of underwear for...

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Zanmi Fondwa

Info Session on Zanmi Fondwa

Information Session on Zanmi Fondwa  Sunday, March 17 10:45 am Immediately following worship Join us on Sunday, March 24 when Jamalyn Peigh Williamson, CEO of Zanmi Fondwa, will be here to provide information on this nonprofit and answer any questions. We have invited Jamalyn here in preparation for New Joy...

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Holy Week Schedule 2019

Holy Week

Holy Week Schedule at New Joy Below you will find the worship schedule for celebrating Easter at New Joy Lutheran Church. Palm Sunday Sunday, April 14 Worship at 9:30 am Good Friday Friday, April 19 Worship at 7:00 pm Easter Sunday Sunday, April 21 Worship at 9:30 am    

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Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast

Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast

Easter Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast Open to the Community Saturday, April 13 Breakfast: 9 am – 11 am Egg Hunt: Starts promptly at 9:30 am Separate egg hunt for children under age 3 Event Details Join us in this Easter celebration at New Joy Lutheran Church. Breakfast will include...

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Wheeler Mission

Wheeler Mission Service

Serving at the Wheeler's Shelter for Men  On Saturday, March 16 we will be sending 5–10 volunteers (youth and adults) to Wheeler's Shelter for men to do some housekeeping work from 11:30 am–1:30 pm. Learn more about Wheeler Mission at wheelermission.org Details and Sign Up Ages 5–18 need to be...

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Ministry Fair

Ministry Fair

Ministry Fair Sunday, March 24 Mark your calendars for a celebration during worship at 9:30 am! On Sunday, March 24, we will be highlighting the many ministries of New Joy through a Ministry Fair! See photos from programs and events, and hear stories from New Joy Partners. Ministries to be included:...

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Lenten Soup Suppers

Lenten Soup Suppers

Midweek Lenten Services Soup Suppers During the season of Lent, New Joy will hold three midweek Soup Supper Lenten Services. The evenings will begin at 6:15 pm with a soup supper, followed by a short worship service beginning at 7:00 pm. Everyone is invited to join us as we prepare...

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Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Services Wednesday, March 6 New Joy Lutheran will be offering two opportunities for you to worship on Ash Wednesday, March 6. At our services, those who desire to receive ashes come forward and may stand/kneel. Ashes are applied with the minister's thumb in the form of a small cross...

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Vacation Bible School 2019

VBS Planning Team Meetings

Vacation Bible School Planning Team It is not too early to start planning our Vacation Bible School week! The Team is open to anyone wanting to help out with this year's VBS which will take place Sunday, June 9 – Thursday, June 13.  The theme this year is To Mars...

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Preschool Playground Build Day

Preschool Playground Build Day

Preschool Playground Build Day  Saturday, March 23 Beginning at 9:00 am Anyone interested in helping us build our new Preschool Playground is welcome to join us on Saturday, March 23, at 9:00 am. Projects to complete: playhouse to construct, slides to install in the hill, a sandbox to place and...

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church Messy Church meets one Wednesday a month, beginning at 5:30 pm until 7:20 pm. Come when you can...leave when you must! We invite families of all ages to come together and enjoy a meal, worship and a variety of activity stations including crafts, science, drama, recreation, and more!...

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Hygiene Kits for those in Need

Hygiene Kits for Those in Need

Hygiene Kits for Those in Need  New Joy will be collecting hygiene items to make up kits to give to those in our community who cannot afford such items.  Being clean can change a person’s whole outlook on things. If you would like to contribute any of the items listed...

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Restore for Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton Country

Serve at ReStore–Habitat for Humanity

Serving at ReStore of Hamilton County  THIS IS THE RESCHEDULED DATE from the weather-related cancellation in January. On Saturday February 16, New Joy is providing volunteers for the day. We will send 5 people for the morning shift (9am – 12pm) and another 5 for the afternoon shift (12pm –...

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