A Note From Pastor Jacqui 3/29/23

Dear New Horizon Family On Saturday at the Church Picnic we witnessed Radical Hospitality by the New Horizon Men’s Ministry. Thank you so much for all your kindness and preparation. It was a very special day. It comes as a gift in the preparations of Lent that shows how serving others is the presence of the […]

A Note From Pastor Jacqui 3/22/23

Dear New Horizon Family  I hope you are having a great week so far. With Spring Break this week I have noticed a change in the “atmosphere” and at times observed the excitement is tangible.  I was thinking about the meaning of “atmosphere”-  the pervading tone or mood of a place, situation, or work of art. It’s a complex […]

A Note From Pastor Jacqui 3/1/23

Dear New Horizon Family,I greet you in the name of Jesus and from the other side of the world. It’s cold here, but very special being with my daughter Rebekah and her husband Chris. Yesterday I wore FIVE layers of clothes, and I am not quite sure they were enough because I felt the cold […]

A Note From Pastor Jacqui 2/22/23

Dear New Horizon Family,On this very special Ash Wednesday I share with you our UMC summary of this Holy time and look forward to this journey together.“Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season. It was authorized by the First Council of Nicaea in 325 CE. According to Christian scholars, Lent is a bi-directional […]

A Note From Pastor Jacqui 2/15/23

Dear New Horizon Family, Reading the many experiences of love I share with you the deliberations of one of my favorite spiritual writers Father Richard Rohr. He reminds us there are many different kinds of love. Ancient Greeks had multiple distinct words for what we try to cover with our single word “love”; these include philia (friendship), eros (passion), storge (familial […]

A Note From Pastor Jacqui 2/8/23

Dear New Horizon Family,I was in a talk with a friend of mine Pastor Paul Chilcote and we were looking at one of the questions we get asked every week in some form or another as a pastor is, ‘What does it mean to live the Christian life faithfully and well?’ and ‘How can we help […]

A Note From Pastor Jacqui 2/1/23

Dear New Horizon Family, May Love be the greatest gift of God’s presence to you this special Month of February. Wow, January is done already!! We have so many ministry opportunities installed for February. Please check out the Bulletin and note our Lent Services. I invite you today to celebrate with us in Holy Communion […]

A Note From Pastor Jacqui 1/25/23

Dear New Horizon Family, Be strong and courageous is an incredible statement of faith that comes to us in Joshua 1:9, at a time when Joshua had very little hope of being strong and courageous. He was facing mighty giants that stood in the way of entering the Promised Land that God had declared to […]

A Note From Pastor Jacqui 1/18/23

Dear New Horizon Family,An African proverb says if you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, then go together.Driving on the I-95 gives new meaning to going ‘fast’ it almost at times feels like a real movie car chase. Going fast gets us there for sure but this proverb […]

A Note From Pastor Jacqui 1/11/23

Dear New Horizon Family!A very Blessed new year to you and your family. As the New Year unfolds and we wait for all that 2023 will bring. I bring before you the prayer that John Wesley used after adapting it from his family’s Puritan Tradition. We pray this as a statement of faith and mission. This prayer helps us […]