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New Ark United Church of Christ

300 East Main Street

Newark, DE 19711


Sundays @ 9:30am
The New Ark United Church of Christ is an inclusive and friendly congregation dedicated to being open to persons of every age, race, sexual orientation, ability and religious background. We are a faith community that values diversity, respects freedom of thought and celebrates the gifts that each person brings to the table. We value individual growth in our faith journeys, offering worship and Christian education to all ages.
We are dedicated to God's call to "do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God," reaching out with compassion and service to those suffering injustice or who are in need in our community and throughout the world. We strive to live peacefully, love fully, and act as faithful stewards of the physical and spiritual universe. [LEARN MORE]
Second Sunday Studies: We will continue Sunday morning adult education offerings on the second Sunday. For upcoming Second Sunday Studies we'll be using new materials from the UCC to engage in safe, meaningful, substantive, and bold conversations on race and white privilege beginning with "The Spiritual Autobiography Told Through the Lens of Race" on Jan. 8.

A budget hearing will be held on Sunday, Jan. 15 at 11am.

Our annual congregational meeting is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 22 starting at 11am in the Sanctuary. During the meeting the Membership Growth Committee will present proposed changes to Bylaws Article VIII: MEMBERSHIP. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

New Member Sunday: Join us on Jan. 22, as we extend the hand of Christian fellowship and love to our new friends as they deepen their committeemen and journey with the New Ark.

Mark your calendar: A Women's Retreat will be held March 17-19 at the Virden Center in Lewes, DE. Come for a weekend of sisterhood, exploring our faith and spirituality, with time for relaxation. No cooking involved! Our theme for the retreat is one word: Grace. Cost will be $180 for the weekend. If you'd like to help plan the retreat, please speak to our pastor, Cynthia Robinson.

To read Rev. Cynthia Robinson's Sunday sermons, visit her blog.
"Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public."
                                                                                                   -- Cornel West

Additional Resources: Community Photo Gallery :: Newcomers Information :: Safe Conduct Policy

Women's March on Washington D.C.
A number of folks in the congregation have already made plans to attend the Women's March on Washington on Saturday, Jan. 21. Visit To coincide with the event a Women's March on DE will also be held in Newark the same day beginning at 9am at UUFN.
Jan. 15 @ 11am Confirmation class meeting
Jan. 16 NAUCC office closed