Re-align our Crooked Hearts

Sunday’s Scripture – March 7, 2021 Psalm 19, John 2:13-22   Reflection It’s easy, and even tempting sometimes, to focus solely on the softer side of Jesus. In the words …

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Gov. Kemp has announced a new category of people eligible to receive the vaccine. They are: Pre-K thru 12 Educators & Staff Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities & their …

Pressure Cooker for the Soul

Sunday’s Scripture – February 21, 2021 Psalm 25:1-10, Mark 1:9-15   Reflection The Liturgical Calendar is a way to order time. Whether it be the Gregorian calendar, the school year, …

Bring your nothing

Sunday’s Scripture – February 14, 2021 2 Kings 5:1-14   Reflection In 2 Kings 5:1-14, we encounter the story of Naaman: army commander, great man, mighty warrior, and in high …

2021 Lent Programs

Lent, like faith, is a journey. We journey through the 40 days of Lent from Ash Wednesday (February 17th) until Easter Sunday (April 4th). This year throughout the Lenten season, we …

Like mere grasshoppers

Sunday’s Scripture – February 7, 2021 Isaiah 40:21-31   Reflection In the fortieth chapter of Isaiah, we find a well-known passage of Scripture and one of the most comforting. Contextually, …

HomeStretch Mentor Needed

NPC is hosting a new family for HomeStretch, and we are seeking a Family Mentor.  HomeStretch is a program that supports low-income, working families as they transition from homelessness to …

Love Builds

Sunday’s Scripture – January 31, 2021 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Reflection A couple weeks ago, we talked about the Apostle Paul’s instruction to the Corinthian church regarding liberty. By God’s grace, …

Get Up and Go!

Sunday’s Scripture – January 24, 2021 Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Reflection The Church feast known as Epiphany celebrates the Gospel being for all the world, both Jew and Gentile. (Given that …

In the beginning

Sunday’s Scripture – January 10, 2021 Genesis 1:1-5 Reflection It seems appropriate to begin a new calendar year at the beginning of Scripture. With the incarnation, We recently pondered the …

Prayers for Our Nation

Dear friends, Watching what is taking place in Washington D.C. on January 6th is heartbreaking. We share these words from the Book of Common Prayer, 1928. Almighty God, Who has …

Be like the wise men

Sunday’s Scripture – January 3, 2021 Matthew 2:1-12 Reflection In the yearly life of the Church, the end of the Christmas season is marked by Epiphany. Always on January 6th, …

Celebrate a Little Longer

Sunday’s Scripture – December 27, 2020 Luke 2:22-40 Reflection Did you know that Christmas is not just a day, but a season? It’s true: there really are twelve days of …

2020 Christmas Worship Schedule

DECEMBER 24th UPDATE:  The 5:30pm drive-up service has been cancelled– due to inclement weather. Christmas Eve Services Thursday, December 24   Morning ~ Pre-recorded Worship Service including candle lit Silent Night …

Not Alone

Sunday’s Scripture – December 20, 2020 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16, Luke 1:26-38 Reflection This is the fourth and final Sunday in Advent. After the long, cold days of Advent- of …

Sow Joy

Sunday’s Scripture – December 13, 2020 Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11, John 1:6-8, 19-28 Reflection It’s the third Sunday of Advent. As we move towards Christmas, Christ’s first coming, we are also …

Prepare the Way

Sunday’s Scripture – December 6, 2020 Isaiah 40:1-11, Mark 1:1-8   Reflection There are 66 chapters in the book of Isaiah. It can be challenging to read because, not only …

Mental Health Resources

▸ Georgia Crisis Hotlines GA CARES Warm Line: 1-844-326-5400 Peer2Peer Warm Line: 1-888-945-1414 Georgia Crisis & Access Line: 1-800-715-4225 The Crisis Text Line – Free text line that serves anyone, …

Keep Awake

Sunday’s Scripture – November 29, 2020 Isaiah 64:1-9, Mark 13:24-37   Reflection Happy New Year! Did you know that the Church Year begins, not on January 1st, but with the …

The Judge

Sunday’s Scripture – November 22, 2020 Matthew 25:31-46   Reflection In recent weeks, we’ve talked about our common bond in Christ. We share a common bond as God’s people, including …

Being Safe While at NPC

Dear NPC Members ~ As we continue to work toward coming back together again, your safety and well-being are of upmost importance to us. In light of that, please remember that if you …

All Saints

Sunday’s Scripture – November 1, 2020 Matthew 5:1-12   Reflection Matthew 5-7 records Jesus’s most famous sermon– the Sermon on the Mount. And, it begins with what’s called “the Beatitudes,” …

Drive by NPC on Nov. 1st

Drive-thru Communion Sunday, November 1 4:00 to 5:00 pm Third Grade Bible Presentation Sunday, November 1 4:00 – 5:00 pm  

Join us for 30 Days Thankful!

NPC is providing a devotional for you to use throughout the month of November! Our devotional will be emailed to you next week or you can check our social media …

Healing

Sunday’s Scripture – October 25, 2020 Genesis 33:1-17 Reflection The brother relationship between Jacob and Esau was one of the most contentious in all of Scripture. Esau was the one …

Order Your Christmas Evergreens!

NPC Youth Group Annual Evergreen Sale Due to COVID-19 orders are ONLINE only. Our Order DEADLINE is November 15, 2020. On the white ribbon at the top, select Products and Cost. …

A Re-imagined Existence

Sunday’s Scripture – October 18, 2020 Leviticus 19:9-10; Leviticus 25:8-12   Reflection Leviticus means “law.”  And, unless we happen to be an expert in Jewish law, it’s probably not our …

The Look of Freedom

Sunday’s Scripture – October 11, 2020 Deuteronomy 15:1-11   Reflection The biggest obstacle to freedom is how we think. Getting out of Egypt is one thing; getting Egypt out of …

Remember

Sunday’s Scripture – October 4, 2020 Exodus 16:1-8   Reflection In Exodus 16, the newly-freed Israelites dramatically complain of hunger. “If only we had died by the hand of the …

God’s Promise to Joseph

Sunday’s Scripture – September 27, 2020 Genesis 37:3-8, 17b-22, 26-34; 50:15- 21   Reflection Of all the Old Testament characters, Joseph is one of the most Christlike. After all, he …

God’s Promise to Abraham

Sunday’s Scripture – September 20, 2020 Genesis 15:1-6   Reflection In Genesis chapter 15, we witness the covenant that God makes with Abram. (He becomes Abraham in ch 17). Again, …

‘Let there be…and it was so’

Sunday’s Scripture – September 13, 2020 Genesis 2:4b-7, 15-17; 3:1-8   Reflection “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth…Then God said, ‘Let there be…and it was so’…And …

The Faith of A Woman

Sunday’s Scripture –August 16, 2020 Matthew 15: 21-28   Reflection In Matthew 15:21-28, we read a brief, albeit powerful story that Jesus lived. As Jesus is going about his day, …

Walking on Water

Sunday’s Scripture –August 9, 2020 Matthew 14: 22-33   Reflection One of the most well-known stories that Jesus lived is found in Matthew 14:22-33. After a long day of ministry …

Prayers for Guidance

My Friends, I am usually pretty good with words.  Today, I struggle. I am heartbroken by the murder of George Floyd, and my heart continues to break watching the response. …

The Heart of the Matter

Sunday’s Scripture –May 31, 2020 John 7:37-39, Acts 2:1-21 Reflection Finally, the day of Pentecost has come. We can read about the first Pentecost in the second chapter of Acts. …

Glad Hearts

Sunday’s Scripture –April 19, 2020 Psalm 16:5-11, John 20:19-31 Reflection In the latter part of John 20, we are told what the disciples were up to before Jesus appeared to …