Announcements

  • Children's MInistry Volunteers

    JANUARY TO EASTER SUNDAY
    LOIS YOON (lois.yoon@newcommchurch.org)

    Children's Ministry is in search of volunteers, helpers, and teachers for the new calendar year. If this is an area of passion or gifting, or you have any questions, please reach out to Lois.

  • Operation Christmas Child Fundraising

    11/4 & 11/11 SUN 
    LOIS YOON (lois.yoon@newcommchurch.org)

    Children's Ministry is participating in Operation Christmas Child (www.samaritanspurse.org). We will send out shoebox gifts to bless children in need around the world. In order to fund this project, the children will sell snacks & drinks for sale for a donation. If you would like to help, please contact Lois.

  • Mission's Informational Meeting


    11/11 SUN 1PM-2PM
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)


    We are planning to send a short-term missions team to Chiang Mai, Thailand in late-February of 2019. Join us to learn more or if you have any interest in participating in this trip. Learn more about the Mango House at elijahfoundation.org/mangohouse/.

  • Hallelujah Festival

    10/28 SUN DURING 9:30AM WORSHIP
    LOIS YOON (lois.yoon@newcommchurch.org)


    As an alternative to Halloween, we will hold a "Hallelujah Festival" during children's ministry. Please dress your children in costumes as we'll have a costume contest along with prizes, loads of fun, and candy!

  • Children's Ministry Meeting

    10/21 SUN 11:30AM
    LOIS YOON (lois.yoon@newcommchurch.org)

    Calling all parents, teachers, and volunteers! Join us as we spend time learning about the vision, structure, curriculum, expectations, and logistics of children's ministry. Most importantly, we will pray for our children & volunteers. Lunch & childcare will be provided.

  • One Thing Conference

    12/28-12/29 FRI-SAT 
    PHIL KWON (phil.kwon@newcommchurch.org)
    LEARN MORE: http://www.ihopkc.org/onething/ 
    SIGN UP: 
    CLICK HERE
    COST: $210 BEFORE 10/31, $220 AFTER 10/31 (includes conference fee, transportation, lodging, and meals)

    The Onething Conference is a gathering of young adults who have purposed in their hearts to live with abandonment and devotion to Jesus. We join 20,000 young adults in Kansas City to encounter Jesus through extended times of worship, teaching of the Word, and ministry in the power of the Spirit.

  • Chicago Marathon

    10/7 SUNDAY MORNING

    Please be aware of potential road closures in your neighborhood & throughout the city due to the Chicago Marathon. Please give yourself extra time to make it into the West Loop for worship.

  • Breakthrough Annual Benefit Dinner




    10/26 FRI 7PM AT THE HYATT REGENCY O'HARE (9300 Bryn Mawr Ave, Rosemont)
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    Breakthrough has been bold in writing down and pursuing its vision alongside the residents of East Garfield Park. Your support will help the continued work of partnering with those affected by poverty to build connections, develop skills, and open doors of opportunity. There is no cost or obligation to attend, but learn and see how you can be vital to this work. If you haven't received an email invitation, but would like to attend, please contact Pastor Frank. 

    Learn more at http://www.breakthrough.org/benefit2018/

  • Small Groups

    BEGINS THE 1ST WEEK OF OCTOBER
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    Please contact the leader below for additional information regarding the group, meeting days & times.

  • Membership Class

    9/9 SUN 1:30PM-3PM
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)
    SIGN UP:
    CLICK HERE!

    Would you like to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of New Community? Would you like to learn how to become a member of New Community? Consider attending this class! Sign up through the link above, the app, or email Pastor Brad.

  • Discipleship 200 Class

    BEGINS 9/16 SUN 1:30PM-3PM
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org
    SIGN UP:
    CLICK HERE!

    Do you want to learn more about your spiritual gifts, passions, and personality? How about growing in your personal relationship with Jesus & learning to share your life with others? Membership is a prerequisite. Sign up through the link above, the app, or email Pastor Brad. 

  • Breakthrough Annual Hunger Walk


    SAT 9/8 8AM AT JACKSON PARK (1793 East Hayes Drive, Chicago)
    ANTONIO DANIELS (volunteer@breakthrough.org)
    SIGNUP: 
    www.breakthrough.org/events/hunger-walk-2018/

    In conjunction with the Greater Chicago Food Depository, we join Brkthru to raise money for the client-choice Fresh Market Pantry! Every individual that pre-registers for Brkthru’s team earns credit for Brkthru to use to purchase food from GCFD. Registration closes on August 29. See you there!

  • New Service Times & Location

    8/5 SUN AT WEST LOOP (215 N. Desplaines St, 3rd Flr)
    9:30AM & 11:30AM


    Beginning Sunday, August 5th, both of our worship services will be held in West Loop. Parking is available just south of the building & at the Fulton-Desplaines Auto Shop just north of the building. Follow the signs! Additionally, children's ministry will be available at the 9:30am service, but not at 11:30am.

  • We Are Moving!

    7/29 SUN AFTER SERVICE

    We are thankful for our time at Breakthrough. God led us, and we will continue to allow God to lead us. As we move into the next season of ministry, let’s join together and help load & unload the moving truck at West Loop!

  • Open Prayer Update

    8/2 THURS AT WEST LOOP (215 N. Desplaines St, 3rd Flr)
    7:15PM-8:15PM


    It’s been a blessing to pray in East Garfield Park, but due to low attendance, our last open prayer meeting at the FamilyPlex will be on Thursday, July 26th. Beginning Thursday, August 2nd, we will hold open prayer meeting back at West Loop.

  • Guest Speaker: Arloa Sutter

    SUN 7/29 AT 10:30AM & 12PM

    As we bring our time in East Garfield Park to a close, we welcome Arloa Sutter, founder & executive director of Breakthrough, to come and share the Word with us at the FamilyPlex & West Loop. We are thankful for our relationship, and how Breakthrough has been a vital part in our journey as a church. CLICK HERE to learn more about Arloa!


  • Breakthrough Trunk Party


    8/4 SAT AT THE FAMILYPLEX
    ANN HEALING (ahealing@breakthrough.org)

    The Breakthrough Trunk Party is a celebration for high school seniors from East Garfield Park who are getting ready to head off to college where friends and family fill the student’s “trunk” with essentials - such as bedding, towels, toiletries, laundry supplies, and more. Consider collecting gifts or volunteering at the party! Learn more at http://www.breakthrough.org/trunk-party-2018/.

  • Jessica Leigh Testimony

    Sunday, June 17 at 10:30am at the FamilyPlex

    Join us this Sunday at our East Garfield Park worship service as Jessica Leigh shares what God has been up to at YWAM (Youth With A Mission). A former staff member of New Community, she currently serves as counseling & program staff in Kona, Hawaii. CLICK HERE to learn more.


  • Discipleship Retreat

    5/27 SUN 4PM-10PM AT CHURCH OFFICE
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    For those who have completed Discipleship 300, the retreat is the capstone to the small group & large group meetings. If you have already attended a retreat in the past, you are welcome to come each time the retreat is offered. This is a great time of repentance, learning to forgive, and building relationships with each other.

  • Membership Class at West Loop

    5/6 SUN AFTER SERVICE
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    Would you like to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of New Community? Would you like to learn how to become a member of New Community? Consider attending this class! 

    CLICK HERE to sign up!

  • Home Court at Breakthrough

    6/29 FRI 3PM-9PM BRKTHRU FAMILYPLEX
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    Each Friday throughout the summer, Breakthrough hosts a BBQ & basketball tournament. The goal is to engage the neighborhood of East Garfield Park through food, sports, and games. Home Court creates a safe space for the neighborhood youth to gather, and an avenue for us to serve as role models & mentors.

    CLICK HERE to signup!

  • Parking for Good Friday & Easter at West Loop

    In addition to the parking adjacent to our building, parking will be available at the Fulton-Desplaines Auto Repair parking lot just north of our building. Parking attendants will direct you.


  • Shuttle Service Update for Sunday, March 25th

    JOHN WONG (john.wong@newcommchurch.org)

    Due to road closures from the Shamrock Shuffle, please note the morning road closures in & around the Loop. Pickup for tomorrow's shuttle will be at the Roosevelt Red Line stop at 10am. There will be NO pickup at the Grand Red Line stop that morning. If you are driving, please give yourself extra time to make it to East Garfield Park or West Loop for service!


  • Open Prayer Update

    BEGINNING 4/5 7:15PM-8:15PM AT THE FAMILYPLEX ROOM 204
    PHIL KWON (phil.kwon@newcommchurch.org)

    We are moving Open Prayer from West Loop to East Garfield Park! Join us as we continue to gather to worship, pray, and seek God for His leading & help as a church.

  • Good Friday Service

    3/30 FRI 7PM
    CHURCH OFFICE (215 N. Desplaines St #3N, Chicago)


    Join us as we gather to worship & reflect on the sacrifice and love of Jesus Christ. Children are welcome to join us, or some of the rooms at the office will be open for them. Parking will be available adjacent to the building, and at the Fulton-Desplaines Garage just north of the building.

  • Daylight Savings!

    A reminder that Daylight Savings begins this coming weekend. We "spring forward" & lose an hour. Please adjust your clocks forward one hour on Saturday night before you go to bed!

  • Online Giving

    www.newcommchurch.org/give
    https://secure.subsplash.com/ui/access/TPGJ8V/
    TOM KIM (tom.kim@newcommchurch.org)


    Online giving is now available! Setup an account & you are ready to give. In the app, look for the "Give" tab on the side menu. On the church website, look for "Give" on the menu options.

  • Membership Class

    2/18 SUN 12:30PM-2PM AT THE FAMILYPLEX & 1:30PM-3PM AT THE OFFICE
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    Would you like to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of New Community? Would you like to learn how to become a member of New Community? Consider attending this class! Sign up through the app.

  • Super Bowl Party at Brkthru

    2/4 SUN 4PM-10PM
    VALERI TAO (vtao@breakthrough.org

    Breakthrough is hosting a Super Bowl party! The party begins with a carnival, then dinner, and then the game. The event is free and open to the community. They are looking for people to help supervise the game stations, serve food, with registration, and clean up! Volunteer time commitment is 3:30pm-6:30pm. Come help out, or come & enjoy the game!


  • Sunday Worship Service

    A reminder that beginning this Sunday, January 8th, we will have two worship services. We hope you will join us to worship, hear from God's Word, and build the church! Parking available at both locations.

    East Garfield Park at Breakthrough (10:30am)
    3219 W. Carroll Ave, Chicago 60624

    West Loop at Fulton (12pm)
    215 N. Desplaines St #3N
    , Chicago 60661

  • Joshua Center

    12/20 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)


    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Logan Square small group will host the dinner.

  • Breakthrough Christmas Store

    12/16 SUN 8:30AM-12:30PM AT THE FAMILYPLEX
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)


    Share the joy of Christmas! The Christmas store provides the families & residents of East Garfield Park a dignified way of purchasing gifts for their loved ones at reduced prices. Volunteer to gift wrap or stock the store. Spots are limited. We will collect new, unwrapped gifts to donate as well!

  • Member's Meeting

    11/26 SUN AFTER SERVICE
    KYLE KIM (kyle.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    We will review & ratify the budget, and share ministry updates. This meeting is open to confirmed members of New Community.

  • Open Door for December

    12/3 & 12/10 STARTS AT NOON
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)


    Open Door moves to a noon start on December 3rd & 10th. Then we will take the rest of the month of December off. We will resume back the first week of January.

  • One Thing Conference

    12/28 THURS - 12/30 SAT
    PHIL KWON (phil.kwon@newcommchurch.org)
    LEARN MORE: http://www.ihopkc.org/onething/
    SIGN UP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12QVEtqTjA6ZruHlQ8mM2R-IDuleFikCJz49ziHyiyYk/

    The Onething conference is a gathering of young adults who have purposed in their hearts to live with abandonment and devotion to Jesus. We join 20,000 young adults in Kansas City to encounter Jesus through extended times of worship, teaching of the Word, and ministry in the power of the Spirit.

  • Joshua Center

    11/15 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    KYLE KIM (kyle.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Loop small group will host the dinner.

  • Membership Class

    11/5 SUN 12:30PM-2PM ROOM 209
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)
    SIGNUP HERE!

    Would you like to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of New Community? Would you like to learn how to become a member of New Community? Consider attending this class! Sign up through the app.


  • Thanksgiving Basket Drive

    11/18 SAT 2:30PM-6PM AT THE FAMILYPLEX
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    Breakthrough plans on distributing about 1000 Thanksgiving baskets (a frozen turkey & sides) to area residents to help them celebrate the holidays. Join us as we love & serve our neighbors in East Garfield Park!

  • Children's Costume Dress-Up

    10/29 SUN DURING SERVICE
    SUE PAIK (sue.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    We do not celebrate Halloween, but we remember God's faithfulness & goodness to us! Dress up your children, have them memorize verses & receive prizes!

  • Joshua Center

    10/18 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    KYLE KIM (kyle.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Logan Square small group will host the dinner.

  • Shuttle Service Update

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8TH
    JOHN WONG (john.wong@newcommchurch.org)


    Due to road closures from the Chicago Marathon, pickup for Sunday, October 8th shuttle service will be at the Roosevelt Red Line stop at 10am. There will be NO pickup at the Grand Red Line stop that morning.

  • Breakthrough Annual Benefit Dinner

    10/27 FRI 5:30PM AT HYATT REGENCY O'HARE
    LEARN MORE: www.breakthrough.org/benefit2017/

    Join us for the 2017 Annual Benefit and celebrate 25 years of Breakthrough making an impact in Chicago. The theme of "Light" will touch on powerful stories of transformation and look toward an ever-expanding future.

    Some of our church members are graciously hosting & sponsoring a few tables. For more information, contact Cassie Chong (casarinechong@yahoo.com).


  • Bible Study on Marriage

    BEGINS FRI 9/22
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)


    Consider joining this 10-week study as you spend time discovering the principles & applications of a biblical marriage with other dating & married couples. Space is limited to the first 5 couples that contact Pastor Brad.

  • Small Groups

    BEGINS FRI 9/8
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    A new semester begins as we study the person of Jesus in the Old Testament. We will work through Edmund Clowney's book, "The Unfolding Mystery: Discovering Christ in the Old Testament". Contact any of our small group leaders to learn more about meeting times & locations.

  • Neighborhood BBQ & Cookout

    8/27 SUN AFTER SERVICE
    KYLE KIM (kyle.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us as we invite the residents of East Garfield Park to our Sunday worship and share a meal with them. Let’s show East Garfield Park that New Community is here to worship, serve our city, and grow as disciples!

  • Prayer Walk

    8/20 SUN AFTER SERVICE
    KYLE KIM (kyle.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us as we walk through East Garfield Park, spend time in prayer, and interact with neighborhood residents.

  • Breakthrough Annual Hunger Walk

    SAT 9/16 8AM AT JACKSON PARK
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)
    SIGNUP: www.breakthrough.org/events/hunger-walk-2017/

    In conjunction with the Greater Chicago Food Depository, we join Brkthru to raise money for the client-choice Fresh Market Pantry! Every individual that pre-registers for Brkthru's team earns credit for Brkthru to use to purchase food from GCFD.

    Registration is open until SEPTEMBER 14TH. On-site registration will NOT be available this year. SIGN UP TODAY!

  • Joshua Center

    8/16 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)


    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Family small group will host the dinner.

  • God & Money Seminar

    8/11 FRI 7PM-9PM CHICAGO OFFICE (215 N. Desplaines St. #3N, Chicago)
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    SIGN UP:
    CLICK HERE

    Join us for a seminar on how we ought to view money in a biblical manner. We welcome Dr. Gerald Peterman from the Moody Bible Institute. Dinner will be served. Sign up through the app or email Pastor Frank.

  • Trash Pickup

    8/6 SUN AFTER SERVICE
    KYLE KIM (kyle.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us as we walk through East Garfield Park, spend time beautifying the neighborhood, and interact with neighborhood residents.

  • Home Court at Breakthrough

    7/28 FRI 2PM-8PM ST. LOUIS PARK
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)


    SIGNUP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1S29Pm3ZyTMFVx61nV0xb2nf2UAA9IxG5-8WQvvQm6Sw/

    For those wanting to volunteer, Breakthrough is aware that it's difficult to make it out for 6 hours on a Friday afternoon & evening, so come when you can!

    2pm-4pm: Setup
    4pm-6pm: Games, Prep & Serve Food
    6pm-8pm: Games & Cleanup

  • Joshua Center

    7/19 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)


    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Family small group will host the dinner.

  • Movie Discussion

    7/14 FRI 7PM-10PM CHICAGO OFFICE (215 N. Desplaines St. #3N, Chicago)
    DAVID RIM (david.rim@newcommchurch.org)

    SIGN UP:
    CLICK HERE

    Join us as we watch the movie "Silence" and discuss the theological themes that emerge from the movie! Dinner will be served. Sign up through the app or email Pastor David.

  • Home Court at Breakthrough

    7/28 FRI 2PM-8PM ST. LOUIS PARK (Corner of Carroll & St. Louis Avenues, East Garfield Park)
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    SIGNUP: CLICK HERE

    Each Friday throughout the summer, Breakthrough hosts a BBQ & basketball tournament. The goal is to engage the neighborhood of East Garfield Park through food, sports, and games. Home Court creates a safe space for the neighborhood youth to gather, and an avenue for us to serve as role models & mentors. Sign up through the app, or click the link above!

  • Discipleship 200 Class

    6/25 SUN 12:30PM-2PM FAMILYPLEX ROOM 209
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    SIGN UP: CLICK HERE

    Do you want to learn more about your spiritual gifts, passions, and personality? How about growing in your personal relationship with Jesus & learning to share your life with others? Membership is a prerequisite. Sign up through the app or email Pastor Brad.

  • Joshua Center

    6/21 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)

    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Noble Square small group will host the dinner.

  • Membership Class

    6/18 SUN 12:30PM-2PM FAMILYPLEX ROOM 209
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    SIGN UP: CLICK HERE

    Would you like to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of New Community? Would you like to learn how to become a member of New Community? Consider attending this class! Sign up through the app or email Pastor Brad.

  • Game Night

    6/23 FRI 7PM-10PM CHICAGO OFFICE (215 N. Desplaines St. #3N, Chicago)
    ERIC PARK (eric_park@ymail.com)


    SIGN UP: CLICK HERE

    Join us as we kick off the summer & play games together! There will be something for everyone...board games, group games, and kid-friendly games! Dinner will be served as well. Sign up by clicking above or through the app. Hope to see you there!

  • East Garfield Park Peace Walk

    6/10 SAT 11AM-2PM FAMILYPLEX (3219 W. Carroll Ave)
    LEARN MORE & RSVP: CLICK HERE

    In partnership with the EGP Youth Collaborative, over 200 supporters will march through the streets of East Garfield Park carrying signs and sharing the message of anti-violence. The walk will step-off at different locations throughout East Garfield Park with all groups meeting for a rally at the Garfield Neighborhood Market at the intersection of Lake & Kedzie.

  • Joshua Center

    5/17 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)

    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Noble Square small group will host the dinner.

  • Discipleship 200 Class in Chicago

    BEGINS 5/7 SUN
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    Do you want to learn more about your spiritual gifts, passions, and personality? How about growing in your personal relationship with Jesus & learning to share your life with others? Membership is a prerequisite.

  • Discipleship 200 Class

    BEGINS 5/7 SUN
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    Do you want to learn more about your spiritual gifts, passions, and personality? How about growing in your personal relationship with Jesus & learning to share your life with others? Membership is a prerequisite.

  • Breakthrough Volunteer Night

    4/15 TUES 6:30PM-8PM AT THE FAMILYPLEX (3219 W. Carroll Ave, Chicago)

    Do you want to learn more about volunteering at Breakthrough? Enjoy dinner, building tours, and meet staff! Join the thousands of volunteers that make Breakthrough's mission of transformation a reality in East Garfield Park. RSVP at volunteer@breakthrough.org or call 773.346.1772.

    Learn more at www.breakthrough.org/events/volunteer-night.

  • Church App

    The app is ready for download in the Apple & Android Stores! Search for "New Community Church - Chicago". It will serve as a place where you can get the latest announcements, access weekly bulletins & sermons, and even signup for notifications. In addition, we will faze out the paper bulletins in the coming weeks.


  • Membership Class in Chicago

    4/30 SUN 12:30PM-2PM
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    Would you like to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of New Community? Would you like to learn how to become a member of New Community? Consider attending this class!

  • EGP Prayer Walk & Trash Pickup

    4/23 SUN AFTER SERVICE
    KYLE KIM (kyle.kim@newcommchurch.org)


    Join us as we walk through East Garfield Park, spend time in prayer, help beautify the neighborhood, and interact with neighborhood residents.

  • Joshua Center

    4/19 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)

    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Loop small group will host the dinner.

  • Easter Worship at Open Door

    4/16 SUN 11:59AM AT THE CHURCH OFFICE (215 N. Desplaines St #3N)
    PHIL KWON (open.door@newcommchurch.org)

    In addition to our Easter worship service at the FamilyPlex, we will hold an Easter service for Open Door. Please join us at one of these services to celebrate the resurrected Jesus! Lunch will be served after each of the services.

  • Good Friday Service

    4/14 FRI 7PM TO 9PM AT THE FAMILYPLEX

    As we gather for worship, Legacy Christian Fellowship will join us as we reflect on the sacrifice & love of Jesus Christ together.

  • Daylight Savings!

    A reminder that Daylight Savings begins this coming weekend. We "spring forward" & lose an hour. Please adjust your clocks forward one hour on Saturday night before you go to bed!

  • Joshua Center

    3/15 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)


    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Loop small group will host the dinner.

  • Ash Wednesday Service

    3/1 WEDS 7PM AT CHICAGO OFFICE (215 N Desplaines St #3N)
    Parking is available just south of the building. 

    As the Lenten season begins, join us for a time of worship & reflection in preparation for Easter.

  • Discipleship Class in Chicago

    BEGINS 2/19 SUN AFTER SERVICE
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)


    Do you want to learn more about your spiritual gifts, passions, and personality? How about growing in your personal relationship with Jesus & learning to share your life with others? Membership is a prerequisite.

  • Fun & Games in Chicago

    BEGINS 2/12 SUN 9:45AM-10:25AM
    MARIA RIM (maria.rim@newcommchurch.org)

    Hosted by Eric Park, children from kindergarten to high school are welcome to come and play organized board games before worship service. This is a relaxing time of fun to promote face-to-face social interaction among our children and adults!  

  • Open Door Cancelled

    2/5 SUN
    PHIL KWON (open.door@newcommchurch.org)

    We will be off for a week & resume on Feb 12th.

  • Super Bowl Gathering in Chicago

    2/5 SUN 5:30PM (2602 W. Diversey Ave #202, Chicago) (Door Code: *061184)
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)


    If you don't have a place to watch the big game, join us as we hangout, eat, and watch commercials. Feel free to invite your friends. Please RSVP through the Evite link below. Hope to see you there!

    http://evite.me/CTkzY64KGS

  • Welcoming Team Opportunities in Chicago

    LINDA CHO (linda.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    Our welcoming team could use help with sign setup, helping visitors connect with our members, and sharing an encouraging smile when people enter through our doors! Flexible scheduling options and open to anyone with a willing heart to help build a grace-centered and welcoming community. Training provided as well. If you are looking for a place to serve, maybe this is a place for you!

  • Membership Class in Chicago

    1/29 SUN 12:30PM-2PM
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    Would you like to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of New Community? Would you like to learn how to become a member of New Community? Consider attending this class!

     

  • Praise Team Opportunities

    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)

    There are multiple opportunities to get involved with the praise team. Some of those include keyboard, video & editing, and projection. Training is available!

     

  • Open Door Resumes

    SUN 1/15 AT 5PM CHICAGO OFFICE
    PHIL KWON (open.door@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us for worship, fellowship & dinner as we welcome in the new year!

  • Open Prayer Resumes

    THURS 1/12 7:15PM-8:15PM
    TOM KIM (tom.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us if you are seeking a time & space to reflect & connect with God!

  • Christmas Dinner

    12/25 SUN 5PM-7PM AT PASTOR BRAD'S (5953 N. Landers Ave, Chicago)
    BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    For those that will be in town over Christmas, Pastor Brad will be cooking & hosting a dinner for New Community. Reserve your spot at the table by Friday, December 23rd!

    RSVP: http://evite.me/XbdFAPUMsQ

  • Children's Ministry Serving Opportunities

    MARIA RIM (maria.rim@newcommchurch.org)

    We are seeking one volunteer to teach our younger elementary children on a month per quarter rotation. We are also seeking one volunteer who can substitute when a regular teacher is absent. Teaching materials are already all laid out and accessible online.

    If you have personally benefited from Sunday School, please consider this opportunity!

  • Advent

    BEGINS SUN 12/4
    MARIA RIM (maria.rim@newcommchurch.org)

    As we prepare for Christmas, we will walk through the Advent season together each Sunday as a church. Advent reflection booklets are available for pickup from the welcoming table for you to use for your personal devotion.

  • No Open Door & Open Prayer Nights

    Open Door evening service on Sundays, and Open Prayer Nights on Thursday are cancelled for the month of December. We will resume again in January.

  • Brkthru Christmas Store

    12/17 SAT 8:30AM-12:30PM OR 12PM-3:30PM AT THE FAMILYPLEX
    JULIE CHUNG (julie.chung@newcommchurch.org)


    Share the joy of Christmas! The Christmas store provides the families and residents of East Garfield Park a dignified way of purchasing gifts for their loved ones at reduced prices. Volunteer to gift-wrap or stock the store. Spots are limited for each of the time shifts. We will collect new, unwrapped gifts to donate as well!

  • Prayer Walk

    12/4 SUN AFTER SERVICE
    KYLE KIM (kyle.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us as we walk through East Garfield Park, spend some time in prayer, and interact with neighborhood residents.

  • Open Door Thanksgiving Dinner & Potluck

    11/27 SUN 5PM-7PM AT THE CHICAGO OFFICE
    PHIL KWON (open.door@newcommchurch.org)


    It's a time to give thanks! Join us at Open Door as we celebrate God's faithfulness for our 1st few months of the evening service, as well as God's personal blessing in our lives.

  • Thanksgiving Basket Drive at Brkthru



    11/19 SAT 2:30PM-6PM AT THE FAMILYPLEX (3219 W. Carroll Ave, Chicago)
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)


    Thanksgiving is coming up fast! Breakthrough plans on distributing about 1000 Thanksgiving baskets (a frozen turkey and sides) to area residents to help them celebrate the holidays. Join us as we love & serve our neighbors in East Garfield Park!

    SIGN UP BY CLICKING HERE!

  • Fundraising Lunch in Chicago

    11/6 SUN AFTER SERVICE
    OKKYUNG KIM (okkyung.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    As Jessica Leigh prepares to work as a counselor with YWAM in January, she needs to raise financial support for this missional work. Let's support and join Jessica as she prepares for her next steps in this journey!

  • Open Gym Badminton

    11/6 SUN 2PM-4PM AT THE PAVILION (1000 Wellington Ave, Elk Grove Village)
    JOON KIM (joon.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us for a time of exercise, hanging out, and fellowship! All skill levels welcome. Feel free to invite your friends!

  • Joshua Center

    10/19 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)


    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Loop small group will host the dinner.

  • Garfield Produce Fresh Market

    10/16 SUN AFTER SERVICE IN THE CAFE
    JUDY THOMAS (judy@garfieldproduce.com)


    Garfield Produce Company is an indoor vertical farm formed with the mission of serving East Garfield Park by building sustainable wealth and creating employment in this neighborhood. Support their cause as some of their produce will be available for purchase. A reminder that they are CASH ONLY!


  • Chicago Marathon

    10/9 SUN MORNING

    A reminder that the Chicago Marathon is being run this Sunday morning. Please give yourself extra time to make it to church if you live near or around the marathon route!


  • Prayer Ministry in Chicago

    Prayer is a driving force by which the church runs. Though we value personal prayer, corporate prayer allows us to discern God’s will clearly, His purpose in our lives, and our call as a church. Corporate prayer keeps us accountable so we experience the fullness of God's grace, and its transforming power as God intended for us. Together, we learn to follow and obey God. 

    Intercessory Prayer (Tuesdays: 7pm-8:30pm)
    Open Prayer & Praise (Thursdays: 7:15pm-8:15pm)
     

    All prayer meetings are held at the Chicago office (215 N. Desplaines St #3N). If you have questions regarding the prayer ministry, please contact Elder Tom (tom.kim@newcommchurch.org). Please join us!

  • Breakthrough Annual Benefit Dinner

    10/28 FRI 5:30PM-10PM AT THE HYATT REGENCY O’HARE
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us for an evening of hope and inspiration as Brkthru takes us deep into their mission, and how this ministry is demonstrating the compassion of Christ by those impacted by poverty in East Garfield Park. This year’s theme is “Better Together”. Come discover how you are vital to this work!

  • Prayer Ministry in Chicago

    Prayer is a driving force by which the church runs. Though we value personal prayer, corporate prayer allows us to discern God’s will clearly, His purpose in our lives, and our call as a church. Corporate prayer keeps us accountable so we experience the fullness of God's grace, and its transforming power as God intended for us. Together, we learn to follow and obey God.

    Intercessory Prayer

    Tuesdays: 7pm-8:30pm

    Open Prayer & Praise

    Thursdays: 7:15pm-8:15pm


    All prayer meetings are held at the Chicago office (215 N. Desplaines St #3N). If you have questions regarding the prayer ministry, please contact Elder Tom (tom.kim@newcommchurch.org). Please join us!

  • 1 Timothy Bible Study in Chicago

    BEGINS 10/2 SUN 9:15AM-10AM AT THE FAMILYPLEX IN ROOM 209
    DAVID RIM (david.rim@newcommchurch.org)

    In an effort to create another avenue for our church members to study the Bible outside of the small group & Sunday worship settings, we will host a 7-week bible study in the book of 1 Timothy. Childcare is available in Room 123 (preschool wing on 1st floor).

  • Joshua Center

    9/21 WEDS 7-9PM WOMEN’S CENTER (3330 W. Carroll Ave, Chicago)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)

    Come, prepare, and share a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Logan Square small group will host the dinner.

  • Member's Meeting

    SUN 9/18 AFTER SERVICE
    WON TCHOI (won.tchoi@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us for our annual meeting to review and approve the budget for the new ministry year. The elders will share ministry updates as well. This meeting is open to confirmed members of New Community.  

  • Discipleship Class in Chicago

    BEGINS SUN 9/25
    PASTOR BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    Do you want to learn more about your spiritual gifts, passions, and personality? How about growing in your personal relationship with Jesus & learning to share your life with others? Membership is a prerequisite to participate.

  • IJM Freedom Sunday

    SUN WORSHIP 9/25
    JONAS VREDEVELD (jonaswilliam@yahoo.com)


    Join us, along with hundreds of other churches around the country on Sept 25th, to shed light to the problem of modern-day slavery, connect us to God’s passion on the issue & learn specific ways we can join the fight. Learn more at ijm.org.

  • Membership Class in Chicago

    SUN 9/18 12:30PM-2PM
    PASTOR BRAD PAIK (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org)

    Would you like to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of New Community? Would you like to learn how to become a member of New Community? Consider attending this class!

  • Open Prayer Nights in Chicago

    TUES, WEDS, THURS IN SEPT 7:15PM-8:15PM CHICAGO OFFICE (215 N. Desplaines St #3N, Chicago)
    TOM KIM (tom.kim@newcommchurch.org)

    We want to give you the opportunity to spend time with God & the church community. These prayer nights are not led by a leader, but an "open" time as prayer topics will be posted, you will be able to share your requests, pray for one another, and receive prayer from the staff & elders.

  • LABOR DAY POTLUCK IN CHICAGO

    MON 9/5 6PM (2042 W. Race Ave, Chicago)
    KAYLE LEE (kayle.lee@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us for a potluck dinner as we celebrate the unofficial end of summer! This is also a great way for us to launch the new semester of small groups.

  • Open Door Ministries

    BEGINS SUN 8/28 CHICAGO OFFICE 5PM-7PM (215 N. Desplaines St #3N, Chicago)
    PHIL KWON (philkwon@gmail.com)


    Open Door is an evening service open to all that are looking for a place to worship & connect with others. Join us for a time of praise, message and dinner on Sunday evenings!

  • All-Church Worship

    8/28 SUN 10:30AM BRKTHRU FAMILYPLEX (3219 W. Carroll Ave, Chicago)

    Join us for worship at the Chicago campus as we see what God is doing through our church in East Garfield Park. Bill Curry, the Chief Program Officer of Brkthru’s Youth Network, will be our guest speaker. Learn more about Bill at http://www.breakthrough.org/staff/bios/bill-curry/.

  • Garfield Produce Fresh Market

    8/28 SUN AFTER SERVICE IN THE CAFE
    JUDY THOMAS (judy@garfieldproduce.com)

    Garfield Produce Company is an indoor vertical farm formed with the mission of serving East Garfield Park by building sustainable wealth & creating employment in this neighborhood. Support their cause as some of their produce will be available for purchase. If you are interested, they will give a tour of their facility the same afternoon. Learn more at www.garfieldproduce.com.

  • Drivers for Shuttle Service

    SUN MORNINGS & AFTERNOON
    JOHN WONG (john.wong@newcommcurch.org)

    Looking for a way to volunteer? We are looking for drivers to help with our shuttle service! This is a great chance to volunteer, but more importantly, a time to connect with members of our church.

  • Summer Night Discussion on Race

    8/19 FRI 7PM-9PM BRKTHRU FAMILYPLEX (3219 W. Carroll Ave, Chicago)
    DAVID RIM (david.rim@newcommchurch.org)

    Join us as Dr. Michael McDuffee of the Moody Bible Institute will share on the Christian's response to racism we face in society today. We have invited Legacy Christian Fellowship & Breakthrough staff to join us in this conversation.

  • Joshua Center

    8/17 WEDS 7PM-9PM (3330 W. Carroll Ave, Chicago)
    CASSIE CHONG (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org)


    Each month, New Community partners with Breakthrough by preparing and sharing a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Chicago Families & Noble Square community groups will host the dinner.

  • Breakthrough Fresh Market

    8/13 SAT 10:30AM-1:30PM (3334 W. Carroll Ave, Chicago)
    FRANK CHO (frank.cho@newcommchurch.org)


    The Fresh Market is seeking volunteers to deliver groceries to the seniors in East Garfield Park. This is a great opportunity to meet neighbors & potentially build relationships with those that live in the area.

  • No Sunday Worship

    This Sunday, July 24th
    Since we will be away for our retreat next weekend, there will be no worship service at the Chicago & Suburbs campuses.  Please join us at Cedar Lake Conference Center for Sunday worship at 10:30am!

  • Summer Night Discussion on Singlehood & Marriage

    Friday, July 15th 7pm-9pm at the Chicago office (215 N. Desplaines St.‪#‎3N‬, Chicago)
    Join us this Friday as Dr. Ronald Sauer of the Moody Bible Institute will share on the joy of singlehood, and the biblical role of a husband & wife.

  • Joshua Center

    Wednesday, July 20th from 7pm to 9pm (3330 W. Carroll Ave, Chicago)
    Each month, New Community partners with Breakthrough Urban Ministries by preparing and sharing a meal with our sisters at the Joshua Center. This month the Chicago Families & Logan Square community groups will host the dinner. If you are interested in participating, but are not part of a community group, please contact Cassie Chong (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org).


  • Prayer Walk

    Sunday, July 17th after service
    Join us as we walk through East Garfield Park, spend some time in prayer, and interact with neighborhood residents. If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Kim (kyle.kim@newcommchurch.org).

  • Chicago Children's Ministry Volunteers

    Do you feel tired & worn out?  Do you need a hug? Do you want to have some fun? Join us upstairs and help lead our children!  You will be guaranteed hugs & a fun time. You do not need the "gift of teaching", just a willingness to learn and grow together with our children. If you would like to help or have any questions, please contact Maria Rim (maria.rim@newcommchurch.org).

  • Discipleship 100 in Chicago

    Sunday, July 10th after service at the FamilyPlex
    Would you like to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of New Community?  Would you like to learn how to become a member of New Community? If you are interested in attending this class or have any questions, please contact Pastor Brad (brad.paik@newcommchurch.org).

  • Retreat Registration

    Friday, July 22nd to Sunday, July 24th at Cedar Lake Conference Center in Indiana
    We have invited Dr. Andrew Schumtzer, an Old Testament Professor at Moody, and is one of the most respected speakers on campus. He has served as a pastor for a Korean-American second generation congregation. We look forward to having him minister to us on the theme of forgiveness. Register at www.newcommchurch.org/retreat-registration. If you have any questions or would like to help in the retreat planning, please contact Pastor David (david.rim@newcommchurch.org).

  • Summer Night Discussion on Islam

    Friday, June 17th 7pm-9pm at the Chicago office (215 N. Desplaines St.‪#‎3N‬, Chicago)
    Join us this Friday as Dr. Samuel Naaman of the Moody Bible Institute will share on the Christians response to Islam.

  • 31st Annual Greater Chicago Food Depository Hunger Walk

    Saturday, June 25th at 8am in Jackson Park (6401 S. Stony Island Ave, Chicago)
    Join us as we walk on behalf of Breakthrough in the Greater Chicago Food Depository's Hunger Walk. Support Breakthrough in feeding more than 2,300 families per year through their Fresh Market. When you register, each walker automatically earns $12 for Breakthrough!  Register at www.crowdrise.com/GCFDhungerwalk2016 (reference organization A00235). For more information, please contact Cassie Chong (cassie.chong@newcommchurch.org).

  • Rides to Breakthrough

    For rides to the FamilyPlex on Sunday mornings, the church van picks up at 10:10 am at the Grand Red Line Stop (northwest corner of State St & Grand Ave in front of the Bed, Bath, & Beyond). Returns rides are available as well. If you have questions about pickup or dropoff, please contact John Wong (john.wong@newcommchurch.org).

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