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God’s Call to a Holy Lent | 2023

Fr. Justin Clemente | February 21, 2023 Brothers & sisters in the Lord: the time fast approaches for us to enter into the forty days of the Lenten season. The Prayer Book’s Ash Wednesday service centers us in its call to a holy Lent: Dear People of God: The first Christians observed with great devotion […]

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Ash Wednesday | Feb. 22 | 6:30 PM

From the 2019 Book of Common Prayer: Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent: a time of penitence, fasting, and prayer, in preparation for the great feast of the resurrection. The season of Lent began in the early days of the Church as a time of preparation for those seeking to be […]

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Quad State Beer Festival Outreach (St. Patrick’s Festival) | March 11

We go where the church isn’t. Join us for an Outreach Day at the “Shamrocked” Quad State Beer Fest, Saturday, March 11 , 12-6 pm at the Ag Ed Center in Hagerstown. Those interested in serving can RSVP Father Clemente at revjustin@ncchagerstown.org. Event Mission:  β€œTo respectfully engage interested folks about the real St. Patrick, our […]

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Parents’ Night Out!

Attention parents! Every third Wednesday, we will be hosting a Parents’ Night Out from 6:30-8. Children of all ages are welcome to enjoy some fun and fellowship! Volunteers and snack donations are welcome for the evening while we work on a craft, watch a “What’s in the Bible” video, and discussion. Please email Leah if […]

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Renew Groups 2023 | 1 Peter & Exile Christianity

This year, our groups are studying 1 Peter: Offering Real Joy on Our Journey Through This World by Juan Sanchez. Meets once-a-month in tandem with our Parents’ Night Out offering every third Wednesday of the month (starts January 18th, 2023). This co-ed group meets from 6:30-8 pm @ our building: 20 South Prospect Street, Hagerstown, […]

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To Be a Christian: Foundational Catechism | Part II

Runs 9:00-9:50 AM in the Sunday School wing, 9:00 AM, January 15-February 12, 2023. This is part one of our year-long class on the basics of Christian faith. It is based on “To Be a Christian: An Anglican Catechism.” It is an introduction into authentic Christian belief and practice and centers around the Apostles’ Creed, […]

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Kingdom Story : Part II | Life in God’s Kingdom

Runs 9:00-9:50 in the Children’s Room/Nursery. January 15-February 12, 2023. Ages 5-10-ish. Nursery care is available during this time for younger children. Kingdom Story is all about helping kids understand and apply the narrative of Holy Scripture. Part II focuses on the role of the Church in God’s Kingdom. The curriculum also covers the three […]

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Tales from the Street: House Cleansing

By Fr. Justin Clemente. December 5, 2022. A couple weeks back, Fr. Patrick Cunningham and I were asked to come and do a House Cleansing for a woman I met in the community. Yes, you heard right – a house cleansing. I had met this woman through my community walks. I knocked on her door […]

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Sermon | Isaiah 2:1-5 | “It Shall Come to Pass”

Given to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican) on the first Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2022. Part of a three-part series on Isaiah & Advent: “It Shall Come to Pass: Waiting with Isaiah.” Waiting with Isaiah  The joke is sometimes made that as soon as the last bite is taken or final guest […]

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Stations of the Nativity Service | Dec. 28th | 12:30 PM

Through Lent and Passiontide, there has been a long tradition in the Church of meditating on the events of the suffering and death of the Lord Jesus, called the Stations of the Cross. In the latter part of the twentieth century a complementary devotion emerged called the Stations of the Resurrection or the Stations of […]