When it comes to learning about faith, sometimes you don't need a class, you need a conversation. Especially when it's all new to you. You don't want to feel pressured to make a decision, you don't want to feel judged for your questions, you don't want to be lectured about theology, you just want to talk.  

Been there. Done that. We get it. That's why we've given Starting Point a new look that we think is just right for you. Check it out.

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What is it?

A conversation exploring Christianity.

Starting Point is a safe opportunity for real people to talk about real faith issues in the context of community. This six-week small-group environment will help you understand Christianity and how you might fit in. And when we say small, we mean small. Groups are capped around twelve people.  

And the best part about it is that no questions or concerns will be off-limits in Starting Point. Everyone's beliefs will be valued and respected. No one will roll their eyes at your questions or pass judgment on your past.   

Note to self: This is NOT a membership class. In fact, the words membership and class are outlawed from our Starting Point vocabulary. This is a small group environment that gives certain people a chance to converse about the important matters of faith openly with others. Click here if you would like more information on becoming a member.

Who is Starting Point for?

Starting Point is THE first step you should take if you want to get involved at Northeast. In fact, Starting Point is the first step you should take if you think you might want to get involved here.

Please read thoroughly as you will need to choose one that best describes you.

  • Skeptics - Are you just curious about God, Jesus, the Bible, or Christianity? Maybe there's an issue from your past or a bad church experience that's just been holding you back? Well bring all your questions, your baggage, and your wife because Starting Point is for you. You don't have to believe everything we do about God in order to investigate Him. So we'd love for you to join.

  • Newbies - If you're just beginning a relationship with Jesus, you have to join this conversation! Maybe you were baptized recently? Maybe a sermon series just struck a cord? Or maybe you're ready to accept Jesus and you want to know what's next. You need to be in the next Starting Point available!

  • Returners - If you would describe the past several years of your life as a, ummm, "sabbatical" from church, allow us to introduce you to Starting Point. It's been a while, but you're back! And we're glad you're back. So bring your new-found passion and all your way-back-when church memories, and be a part of this exciting discussion.

If you don't fit into one of these categories, contact Melinda at melinda.gividen@necchurch.org or 212-5249 and she will find the right group for you.

Upcoming Groups

October/November 2017
Tuesday Nights, 6:30-8pm - October 3 - November 7 - Click here to register.

A quick note to all who register: Please try your best to attend the first group meeting. It is vital for the group to get off to a good start, and having everyone in attendance sets us up for success.  

If you have questions about Starting Point, please feel free to contact Melinda Gividen, our Discipleship Minister, at melinda.gividen@necchurch.org.