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Sketches: a re-imagining of sacred music

Blake Flattley, our Director of Worship & Arts has been working on a project called Sketches where he takes an ancient hymn of the church and reworks it for our ministry context, making it available for free for use in the global Church....

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Mission Teams, Mission Teams and MORE Mission Teams!

Here we go! The humidity arrived here in the city earlier this week and today the first mission team hits the ground...must be summer! This summer there will be more than 150 volunteers here from all across the country. ...

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Meet OSNY's Summer Intern

He's here! He's here! The OSNY Summer Intern is here! Meet Kevin....then invite him out for a slice of pizza....

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3 Day Fast | Sun. April 13th - Wed. April 16th

Welcome to the 3 Day Fast. Over the next three days the goal is simple: to live on less of that which seems so essential (food) in order to focus on the only thing that can truly fill us up, Jesus. Specifically it’s an opportunity for God’s people to focus on “feeding” and sustaining themselves through prayer and a focus on God’s promise...

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Manhattan Parish Countdown to Launch Timeline

As we get closer to our official Launch date, we've made a timeline available to you with the dates and themes of the upcoming gatherings up until the official launch. ...

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Jesus In The Gospel of John | 40 Day Reading Plan

When John sat down to write his account of Jesus he had one goal. That goal was to show the word that Jesus was who Jesus claimed to be: the Son of God, sent to give life to those that trust in him. Over the next 40 days, you'll walk through every word of John's Gospel, and a handful of other readings from the New and Old Testament, which together paint a complete and comp...

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30 Prayer Partners for Midtown Launch

We’re just a few months away from the official launch of OSNY’s second parish, located in Midtown Manhattan. We're asking you to become one of 30 Midtown Parish Prayer Partners. That's 30 people to step up and commit to praying for a successful launch of OSNY Midtown, every day, between now and Sunday, April 27th. Here’s how you can take part:......

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Dwell: An Advent Devotional

Dwell is a day-by-day Advent devotional designed for individuals, families, and whole churches. It is available free of charge, for use and distribution as you see fit....

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From Pastor Matt | Reformation Day

On October 31st, 1517 Martin Luther's 95 Theses were posted on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg Germany. The thoughts of this then little known pastor and professor would eventually reach the Pope himself, and light the fuse of the Reformation, an event that would define his life and change our world....

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Is It Okay for Christians to Celebrate Halloween

This is always a fun question that usually pops up each year as the end of October looms, while children everywhere salivate at the mere thought of candy. Let’s examine a bit of history to see if that may help us....

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