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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]
LENTEN/EASTER EVENTS: April 9 - Palm Sunday: Several seasonal activities are scheduled, including a parade led by our youth at 9:30am, a children's Christian Ed/Easter wreath activity at 9:45am, the annual Peep Diorama Contest at 11am following by an Easter egg hunt at 11:30am. Everyone is welcome!

April 15 - Cupcake and cross decorating: Our annual cupcake decorating will begin at 10am. Just bring some cupcakes (regular or mini) and we'll supply the rest. Afterward, we will decorate a cross with live flowers. If anyone has flowers blooming at that time, please bring them to the church that morning.

April 13 - Maundy Thursday: A potluck supper beginning at 6:30pm followed by worship and communion at First Presbyterian Church, 292 W. Main Street, Newark, in Memorial Hall (located behind the main building). This is a shared service with Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church, New Ark United Church of Christ, and First Presbyterian.

April 16 - Easter Sunday: Easter sunrise service at Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church cemetery, 1100 W. Church Road, Newark, at 7am. Attendees are invited to bring a breakfast nosh. Our morning worship service will follow at the New Ark at 9:30am.

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

New Ark Coffeehouse slated for April 14
The New Ark will host a coffeehouse featuring The Promise is Hope and Shane Palko on Good Friday at 7pm. The evening will begin with meditative music, a break for coffee and refreshments at 7:30pm, with the main show starting at 8pm. Suggested donation is $5.
April 17 NAUCC office closed
April 23 @ 11am Congregational meeting