WHAT KIND OF CHURCH ARE
Our stance is MISSIONAL.
We have a mission because Jesus had a mission. Our attachment is to
the name of Jesus more than any other name and to the message of the
Gospel more than any other message. Our mission is the Great
Our style is INTENTIONAL.
We will go. We will serve. We will send. We are not casual about the
mission or the message of the church. We are scheming to win
against the gates of hell and the trickery of the devil. We
are not fearful, we are faithful.
Our spirit is TRANSFORMATIONAL.
We are a vessel of life, advancing His kingdom by proclaiming His
living Word which when coupled with the power of the Holy Spirit
brings new, transformed lives. We are not here to pamper
people or to gain a “nice” reputation in the community. We
proclaim the message of a loved, adopted, Spirit-directed life.
Our soul is RELATIONAL.
The deeper sentiment is first upward and then outward. We
exist first to please God and then to reach people. There is
one necessary vertical relationship, there are many horizontal
relationships. Both and all are driven by this root value.
To be God-pleasing and people-reaching gives life to our mission and
SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP AT
NSCC - What to Expect
Chapel Hour at 8am is designed to be simple and traditional.
During this time of worship it is typical to sing traditional hymns
led by a worship leader with accompaniment. On occasion a new
song or chorus may be sung. The Lord's Supper is served weekly
and the offering is received. Chapel Hour lasts approximately
The Gathering for Worship at 10:15am strives to lead worshipers in
authentic, whole-hearted praise of the Lord. The songs which
are chosen are meant to invite worshipers to enter into His presence
in spirit and in truth. Various music styles and instruments
are used. The serving of the Lord’s Supper and the receiving
of the offering is included. The Gathering for Worship lasts
approximately seventy-five minutes.
The same message is presented at both Chapel Hour and the Gathering
PREACHING AT NSCC
We believe that the Bible is worth preaching. A fundamental goal in
our preaching is to let the Word speak. The exposition of the
Scripture is held high. Preaching primarily focuses on the
developed sermon themes of our pastor. Even in topical series,
the goal is to say what the Bible says. The sermon series
avoid devotional flimsiness and are designed to be substantial and