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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]

May 10 - Mother's Day/Celebration of Families: We'll be focusing on families of all shapes and all sizes at the New Ark United Church of Christ. Please bring a framed photo of your family for the worship table to add to the celebration.
May 16 - Bike and Build Sleepover: The New Ark will host a group of 15 cyclists with the nonprofit Bike and Build ( A cookout will be held at 6:30pm on Saturday for the bikers at Rev. Robinson's house. All are welcome to attend and contribute to the meal.
May 17 - Confirmation Sunday: Join us as we welcome and rejoice our youth confirmands and reconfirm our own faith commitment.
May 31 - Celebration Sunday: We thank all our Christian Education teachers and assistant teachers who have made this year so successful.
June 14 - 'An Evening at the Table': Dinner, worship, and Communion beginning with setup at 4:30pm. Bring any kind of salad or some fruit that can be cut up and shared. The fruit will be part of our Communion service. Invite a friend or neighbor to join you!

To read Rev. Cynthia Robinson's Sunday sermons, visit her blog.
"Our goal is to create a beloved community and this will require a qualitative change in our souls as well as a quantitative change in our lives."
                                                                                 -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Central Atlantic Conference Annual Meeting
The 51st Annual Meeting of the CAC will be held on June 12-14, at the University of Delaware. Special guests this year are Rev. Geoffrey Black, Rev. Dr. Alice Hunt, and Rev. Cameron Trimble. A Congregational Vitality Event featuring Rev. Trimble is scheduled for Friday afternoon. For more info, visit
May 25 New Ark office closed