Join us at the church building Sunday mornings at 9am & 11am for our Celebrations!  In person prayer begins at 10:30 in classroom 3.

  • Grow Zone for children 3yrs through 12yrs is offered at the 9am celebration (Check-in children on arrival in the lobby). Children join their parents in service until they are dismissed to Grow Zone after worship and prayer. On the first Sunday of the month, we celebrate communion and the Grow Zone children are dismissed to class after communion.
  • The Nursery for little ones up to age 3 is available during both celebrations Sunday morning (parents can drop off before they enter the sanctuary or at anytime throughout the Celebration).
  • The 9am Celebration will stream live on Facebook, YouTube, and the Live Stream page of this website for those who wish join in from home.

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GEt Connected Through serving & life groups!

Want to be part of something truly epic? There is definitely SPACE FOR YOU as New River works hard to transform our community with the love of Jesus.  We'd LOVE for you to join us!  If you'd like to join a life group or are interested in serving in one of our ministries, leave your info here and one of our leaders will get in touch with you! (No worries, it's secure and we're the only ones who see it.)

Are you new to New River? Our next basics class will begin Sunday, September 11th during the 9am Celebration and run for four weeks. (September 11, 18, 25, & Oct 2). Leave your info here to register.

Journals are at the church for the study of The Gospel of Mark You can pick one up at the Welcome Kiosk on Sunday, stop by the church office, or download the PDF at the link below.  If you would like to join a life group for this study, leave your info at the link above.

 Link to PDF of journal.

Mobile Foodshare

The Mobile Foodshare truck visits the New River Church parking lot every other Wednesday from 12pm - 12:30pm. This mobile pantry provides fruits & vegetables to those in need.

We will hand out numbers beginning at 11:30am.  You are welcome to wait near your car until we begin having participants line up by number.

Bring your own bags:)

Upcoming dates:

  • September 7th & 21st
  • October 5th & 9th
  • November 2nd, 16th, & 30th
  • December 14th & 28th

New River church is celebrating 25 years!

We invite you to visit the 25th Anniversary Page to see how we are celebrating and to reserve your spot for the banquet to be held on Saturday, September 24th.

Ten days of prayer

10 Days of Prayer is September 25th through October 5th! Throughout the ten days we will unite with other Manchester area churches to pray for our schools. From 6-7pm each evening (except, Sunday, October 2nd), folks can gather at the flagpole of the public schools in town.

Visit the prayer page here for the schedule so you can meet us there! (Please note...if rain is in the forecast, we will meet in the sanctuary of The Salvation Army, 661 Main Street)

Sunday, October 2nd we will meet at Church of the Living God (199 Deming Street).

If you are unable to attend in person, please consider praying throughout the 10 days using this prayer guide.

men's retreat

Men's Retreat - Friday September 30th - Sunday, October 2nd at Camp Spofford in New Hampshire. New River will participate this year along with River of Life.

Register here

If you have any questions, please reach out to the church office at 860 648-2970 or

Peacemaking training

Saturday, October 22 from 8:30am - 4:30pm, the Alliance Peacemaking Seminar will take place at New River Church! This training on the biblical model to resolving conflict and building a culture of peace is open to all (Life group leaders & ministry leaders are encouraged to attend). This seminar is free for New River Church attendees and includes materials and lunch.

Register here

Church center app

New River Church now has an app for calendar, life groups, event registrations, and more! You can download it from the App Store or the Google Play Store.

If you are using a desktop or laptop to view this site, you can use your phone to scan the QR code and download the app today. Or if you are viewing from your smartphone, tap the QR code.

If you have any questions, please contact the church office @ (860) 648-2970 or

Click this link for a helpful video to walk you through how to find your church.