40th Anniversary Party- CJ Edwards2

News and Reviews

Keep up to date wth everything that's happening at New Community Church, by finding out about our latest news and announcements. You can also read reviews of some of our recent events.

New Gift Aid Forms

If you give financially to New Community and are a UK taxpayer, we're asking if you could fill out a new Gift Aid form, to ensure our records are up to date.

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Hope School Funding Agreed

Funding has been agreed for the new Hope Community School, which will open in September this year.

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Hope School Temporary Site Secured

We are excited to announce that Central Hall is going to be the temporary home for Hope Community School!

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Eastleigh Church Commission

We're commissioning our Eastleigh congregation as an independent church, which will be known as 'Thrive Church'.

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Clothes for Children in Kibera

We're collecting clothes for children who live in Kibera, one of the largest slums in the world. Could you donate some?

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Annual Report

Find out how you made a difference in the last year, in our NCN annual report!


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Mark in the Park

Find out about this unique project which features dramatic one-man performances of all sixteen chapters of Mark's Gospel!

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Central Hall Development Update (Dec.)

Find out the latest update on the proposed redevelopment of Central Hall.

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Help with our Christmas Café

We're running our free café for those in need, again this Christmas. Find out how you can get involved by volunteering or donating.

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New Bible-based Toddler Group

Have you heard about the fun, new Bible-based toddler group starting soon in Sholing? 

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Help Needed During 'The Turning'

Could you help with stewarding or visuals operations at our worship evenings during 'The Turning' outreach event?

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Accommodation and Meals Needed

Could you help with accommodation or evening meals for the team leading 'The Turning' outreach event?

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Volunteers Needed for our Lunch Club

Could you help our Eastleigh congregation with the running of a weekly lunch club for local families?

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Sunday Serving

Our Central congregation need a few more volunteers to help on Sundays. Could you help out once a month?

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Tiny Treasures Autumn Changes

From the begninning of October, our Tiny Treasures toddler group will be meeting on a Wednesday.

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Gift Aid

Have you signed up for Gift Aid yet? It really does make your donations go further!

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Baby Bank Closing Down

Baby Bank, which provides baby clothing and equipment to families in need, will be closing down.

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Love Southampton Update

Love Southampton, an initiative of local churches, has just released its summer 2016 newsletter.

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Ascension Day

To mark Ascension Day, Billy Kennedy spoke at our Central congregaton about Jesus' Ascension.

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Hope School Update (April)

The opening of Hope Community School has now been deferred until September 2017.

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Volunteers for Hope School

Could you volunteer some time to help at Hope School when it opens in September 2017?

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Billy's Installation

At the beginning of May, Billy Kennedy is being installed as Ecumenical Canon at Winchester Cathedral.

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Community Work

Find out how Jo Bates and friends demonstrated God's love in a practical way to a lady in their community.

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Street Pastors Needed!

Street Pastors urgently need some more volunteers for their Eastleigh and Southampton teams. Can you help?

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God's Goodness!

We love to celebrate stories of God's goodness to us! If you've got a story to share, we'd love to hear it.

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Covenant Prayer

Our Central congregation have recently read and prayed the Methodist Covenant Prayer at their Sunday service.

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New Year

At the start of 2016, some of our church leaders speak about their hopes for the new year for each congregation.

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Student Prayer & Worship Eve

We're starting a brand new prayer and worship evening for students, once a month at Central Hall.

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Christmas Café

We're running our Christmas Café again this year, and need your help! Could you give some time or donate items for those in need?

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Hope School Update

Hope Community School have now appointed David Ryan as the Interim Principal Designate for the school.

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New Toddler Group

Find out about the new toddler group that our Sholing congregation are launching at St Andrews, Sholing.

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'The Night is Young'

If you're aged 16 to 30 years, make sure you get along to the new alternative worship evening starting soon in Eastleigh!

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Lunch Club Launch

If you're a parent or carer of little ones, you'll love this fun new lunch club that's starting soon at St Andrews, Eastleigh!

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Sholing Friday Evenings

We're launching a brand new community prayer and worship evening at St Andrews, Sholing.

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Autumn Courses

This autumn term there are lots of new courses starting at New Community, so why not take a look and sign up to one?

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Kibera June Update

The Kibera children's feeding programme continues to have an important positive impact on the local community.

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Central Hall Restoration

The building restoration works at Central Hall are progressing well, with the scaffolding finally down!

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BBC Live Broadcast

Find out what happened at our Pentecost Sunday service, which was broadcast live on BBC1.

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Visit to Le Vay

Some of our young people spent a weekend at our house in France, with lots of fun actvities to take part in.

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40th Anniversary Party

We celebrated our church's 40th anniversary in style, with a big party at Central Hall!

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40th Anniversary Service

'Generations' was the theme at our special service to celebrate our church's 40th anniversary.

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Progress for New School Plans

Plans to open Southampton's first mainstream Free School are progressing well.

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Excite Christmas Party

Find out about what happened at the Black Tie Christmas Party for Excite, Central's youth group.

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Jubilee Tea Review

Our Jubilee Tea Party for Older People created a great sense of community and fun as we looked back at memories of the 1960s.

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Kibera Feeding Programme Update

Find out about the impact that the Kibera children's feeding programme is having on the local community.

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New Appointment!

We're excited to announce that Billy Kennedy has been appointed as one of the Presidents of Churches Together in England (CTE). 

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Approval for New School

The DfE has approved the bid to open Southampton's first Mainstream Free School.

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Four Winds Review

In October, New Community succeccfully hosted the Four Winds prophetic conference at Central Hall.

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