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St. Pat’s Beer, the Wine of Joy & the Gospel of Peace

By Fr. Justin Clemente. June 28, 2022. Dear New Creation Family: What a month of outreach! We had a full and robust team at the Interstate St. Pat’s Beer Fest, while John Archer and I held down the fort at the Wine Fest this past Saturday. I thank the Lord for all those who gave […]

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Technology & the Christian: A Matter of Discipleship

A sermon on Romans 12:1-2 given to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican), June 26, 2022. Part a four-part series on “Technology & the Christian: Navigating the Technological Maze as a Disciple of Jesus.” By Fr. Justin Clemente. Written in the Home, Written on the Heart We read from Deuteronomy 6 today, which includes […]

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From “Walking the Parish” to “Cultivating the Neighborhood”

By Fr. Justin Clemente. June 21, 2022. Many of you know that I’ve been “walking the parish” since late last year, taking time, as able, to meet and pray with folks, telling them all about New Creation and the goodness of our Savior. I have some interesting and surprising stories already!  One of the more […]

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Trinity Sunday Meditation | Psalm 29 | “The Psalmist Dances with Lightning Bolts”

By Fr. Justin Clemente. A meditation on Psalm 29, given Trinity Sunday to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican), June 12, 2022. A Psalm…In a Thunderstorm!? Have you ever been caught in a really bad thunderstorm? What was your first instinct? Probably to run and hide. But here, the psalmist writes a song about […]

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The Christian & Technology | Starting Sunday, June 19

Join us for a new sermon series starting Sunday, June 19. This series is all about the intersection of discipleship and technology. How does a disciple of Jesus navigate the challenges modern technology poses? Come find out!

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Interstate Wine Festival Outreach | June 25

NCC will be participating in the Interstate Wine Festival as a non-profit vendor! June 25, 11 – 6 pm @ the Washington County Agricultural Education Center. We need folks to run our table and engage folkswith a message about “The Best Wine Ever Made”(a reference to The Wedding at Cana)! Event mission: “To respectfully engage interested folks about the […]

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

We go where the church isn’t. Join us for an Outreach Day at the “Shamrocked” Quad State Beer Fest, Saturday, June 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:  “To respectfully engage interested folks about the real St. Patrick, our […]

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Parents’ Night Out!

Attention parents! On Wed., July 13, 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 […]

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God’s Call to a Holy Lent | 2022

Fr. Justin Clemente | February 22, 2022 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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Mission at our Doorstep: Reports from Frederick & Chambersburg

Originally published at anglicandoma.org under the Diocesan Messenger, January 4, 2022. Our thanks to Heidi Reichert for her kind work! “The call to mission is right at our doorstep,” shares Justin Clemente in the most recent newsletter of New Creation Church, Hagerstown, MD, as he calls each of us to pray for guidance as families […]