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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]
Sunday, April 3: For centuries in all Christian faith traditions, the week following Easter Sunday was observed by the faithful as "days of joy and laughter" with parties and picnics to celebrate Jesus' resurrection. Join us as we get our funny on with some holy humor (G-rated) during Bright Sunday worship with Communion. Special music provided throughout the service by Providence Brass.
Sunday, April 17 from noon-2pm: The New Ark UCC will host 'Share the Hope,' a sale of like-new jewelry, fashion scarves, and handbags to benefit Hope Dining Room. To find out more, call 302.368.2984.
Thursday, April 21: 'Human Trafficking: Updates in Delaware' will be presented by Delaware Deputy Attorney General Abigail Layton beginning at 7pm at the New Ark. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Sister Maria Orlandini at or Sally Milbury-Steen at
Sunday, April 24: Our quarterly congregational meeting will be held in the Sanctuary at 11am. Please plan to attend.
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.

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Adult CE to feature Bart Ehrman course
On Sunday, April 3 Adult Christian Ed will begin a series of six sessions selected from Bart Ehrman's 24-lesson course on "How Jesus Became God." Topics to include: "Jesus - The Man Who Became God," "What History Reveals About the Resurrection," "The Backward Movement of Christianity," "The Council of Nicea" and more.
April 17 @ noon Christian Ed meeting
April 30 Ches. Association spring meeting