COVID-19 Updates From New Life

A Note from Pastors Gary and Michelle Smith

and The New Life Board
Updated 11/21/2020


Dear Church family,

On behalf of the leadership of New Life we want to thank you for your on-going love and support of one another during this challenging season.  We are so thankful for our wonderful staff and volunteers who have been working to keep things running smoothly both at the church and through the live-streaming of our meetings.

In response to the increased incidence of Coronavirus cases in our area:

  •  In-person Sunday Services are TEMPORARILY PAUSED for the next 2 Sundays:  11/22 & 11/29.  We welcome you to join via Facebook Live at:

  •  Livestream Worship will be available Saturday 11/21 and again Saturday 11/28 from 7pm to 8pm at: 

  •  Intercessory Prayer will continue to meet in person at New Life on Thursdays from Noon-1pm. 

  •  First Friday Prayer and Fasting will meet in-person at New Life on Friday, Dec. 4th from 6:30pm-8pm.

  •  When we meet in-person for prayer, we encourage you to continue to social distance, to practice good hand washing and to mask up as we gather.  

  •  We are still receiving the Bangladesh love-offering "Christmas Cheer".  If you need more information on how you can give, please contact the church office, or visit


Please continue to stay tuned for more information and updates! And thank you for continuing to help us spread the word! 


These are practical things we can do to practice love and honor toward each other.   Walking in practical wisdom is not a lack of faith  – we are continuing to keep our faith in Jesus Christ! 



We continue to pray for God’s protection for our church family,


Pastors Gary and Michelle and the New Life Board 

(989) 354-0095 (office) (email)

An Invitation For You

As we learn how to adjust our lives given the reality of the coronavirus and the request to do our part to slow its spread by practicing social distancing, we invite you to join us each week for encouragement, livestreams, updates and other resources via our Facebook page and groups. 

Join These Community Groups 

for livestreams, updates and resources

Like and Follow These Pages

for event updates, encouragement and more

Adjusted Office Hours 

Updated 11/20/2020


9am to 1pm 

1pm to 4pm

Thanksgiving - Thursday 11/26th

New Life can still be reached via email

24 hours a day 7 days a week
Reach us at


Online. Mail. In Person.

Give Online Simply and Securely Here

OR you can mail your offering to 

New Life Christian Fellowship

317 South Ripley BLVD

Alpena, MI 49707

OR you can drop it off in person at the church office

Tuesday from 9am- 12pm

OR you can check with your financial institution to see if they offer
Online Bill Pay

Event Information

Updated 11/20/2020 

In Person Sunday Service
on "Pause," tentatively resuming Sunday, December 6th, 2020.

Sunday Service Livestream

10am on the New Life Facebook Page

Saturday Worship Livestream
7pm on the New Life Facebook Page

Thursday Intercessory Prayer
12pm at New Life Christian Fellowship
Please Follow Social Distancing Guidelines

First Friday Fasting and Prayer Corporate Prayer Time
6:30pm on the First Friday of each month
At New Life Christian Fellowship
Please Follow Social Distancing Guidelines


We will continue to update this as more information is available. Thank you for your grace! 

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New Life is a Christ centered , Bible believing, spirit-filled church in Alpena, Michigan. 


At New Life we are commited to helping you get to know God better and to grow spiritually. You will find relevant messages, great music and friendly people who genuinely care about each other, all in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. We are real people who have discovered the hope that God offers, regardless of our circumstances.


317 South Ripley Boulevard

Alpena, MI 49707

(989) 354-0095

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