Game Night

Game Night & Preschool Fundraiser

Family Game Night & Preschool Fundraiser Friday, July 26 4:30–8:00 pm: Family Game Night 8:00 pm – midnight: Youth Lock-In On Friday, July 26, everyone is invited to an All-Ages Game Night!  We will begin at 4:30 that afternoon with family games, such as  card games, board games, etc.  We...

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Thrivent

Thrivent Student Loan Workshop

Thrivent Workshop: How to Reduce Your Student Loan Payment  Tuesday, July 30 from  6–7 pm In this finance workshop, we will cover: Current student loan benefits and options; Refinancing — is it right for you; Options for repayment plans; The difference between federal and private loans; Income driven repayment plans...

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International Disaster Emergency Services IDES

Prepare to Respond: Weather Disaster Training

IDES Training Prepare to Respond: Weather Disaster Training Saturday, September 21 from 8 am–12 noon Presented by: International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES) Open to all Westfield and Hamilton County-area churches, public safety agencies and disaster relief organizations RSVP: Amber Janes at outreach@newjoy.org or call 317-896-1402 Why: Learn the church’s role...

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International Disaster Emergency Services IDES

Training to Safeguard Places of Worship

IDES Training Training to Safeguard Places of Worship Saturday, July 20 from 8 am–12 noon Presented by: International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES) Open to all Westfield and Hamilton County-area churches and Christian organizations RSVP: Amber Janes at outreach@newjoy.org or call 317-896-1402 Learn how to: Reduce the overall risk of violence,...

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Haiti Mssion Trip - Zanmi Fondwa

Haiti Fundraiser at New Joy

Haiti Mission Trip Fundraiser  WHEN: Friday, July 12 at 6:00 pm Join us for food and music and help the team going to Haiti this fall raise some funds! A group of 10 will be headed to Haiti August 31 – September 7 for a week of relationship building, learning...

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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Indy

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Indy

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Indy Repair Day  WHEN: Thursday August 22, 7:45 am – 2:30 pm.  Habitat of Hamilton County is merging with Greater Indy, so New Joy Lutheran will now be doing one work day with them on Thursday, August 22 We will be partnering with Habitat for...

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Family Promise of Hamilton County

Hosting a family with Family Promise

Family Promise Hosting Hosting Dates: 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. If you...

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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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Zanmi Fondwa

Haiti Mission Trip

Haiti Mission Trip with Zanmi Fondwa  Saturday, August 31 – 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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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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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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