Q. What time is church?
A. We have two Sunday morning services, one at 9 a.m. and one at 10:30 a.m. The services are the same, so come to the one that fits your schedule. We have full-service children’s ministries at both service times (birth–5th grade). Our middle school (6th–8th grades) meets at 9 a.m. in the Student Center. We have Spanish translation available at 10:30 a.m.
Q. Where do I park?
A. We have two parking lots at the front (east, close to Colorado Blvd) and back (west side) of the church. Feel free to park in either one. The children’s entrance is closer to the west parking lot. There is handicapped parking at both locations.
Q. What should I wear?
A. Come as you are! People dress from suits to shorts. To give you some idea, the pastors will usually wear jeans and dress shirts.
Q. What do I do on arrival?
A. If you have young children, we will help check-in your kids in the lobby of the Children’s Center so you know they are safe and taught well. The Cup café is open before both services—feel free to get a free coffee and snack or buy a specialty drink. The Connection Point is our guest services kiosk, and there will be some friendly people to answer your questions or point you in the right direction. Our greeting team is also available at all major doors to make sure you have a great experience.
Q. What should I expect from the services?
A. Our services are designed to help every person worship God in a deep and meaningful way. The worship and message are always Christ-centered and applicable to daily life. The teaching comes straight from the Bible, and our pastors like to engage using multiple teaching styles. We do take offering weekly as an act of worship, and we celebrate Lord’s Supper (communion) and baptism regularly. We worship as a church at least four times a year through a family service, where the kids join the adults and we worship together.
Q. What is there for my kids?
A. We love kids and families! As well as an amazing Sunday morning program (birth–5th grade), our students serve in a variety of ways and are a part of the church family. Middle schoolers (6th–8th grades) meet Wednesday evenings in the Student Center, and high schoolers meet Sunday evenings. NMC Student Ministry is very active with all kinds of events for students throughout the year. Learn more on the Kids and Students pages on this website.
Q. What is my next step after attending church?
A. We want you to get to know us and vice versa! Coming to church is just the tip of the iceberg. Consider attending a Connect Class on a Sunday morning where you will hear about NMC, how you fit, and where you can get connected. The Connection Point in the church lobby is the place to go on Sunday mornings if you are looking to take a next step.
Q. What denomination is NMC?
A. We hold to the foundational teachings of the Bible and participate and serve as an active part of the Thornton community and beyond. We are connected to the Southern Baptist Convention. As the second largest denomination in the world, we hold to similar doctrinal and missional beliefs, but every church is autonomous. Every SBC church is not the same!
Q. What does NMC do beyond the church walls?
A. We are serious about Jesus’ command to live out our faith every day. We support multiple missions organizations locally and overseas. Our church is home to Cold Weather Care, a homeless shelter in the winter months, caring for families needing a place to stay. We support an orphanage in India, and a church, school, and medical clinic in Africa. We give and we go!
Q. Is there a place for me to serve?
A. Yes! We believe the church is a place for all people to serve using their God-given talents. The pastors and leaders are here to help you find your place to serve.
Q. Who comes to NMC?
A. We are a great representation of our community! People of all ages and backgrounds call NMC home. We believe the local church is actually a place for all people, believing that Jesus will change us to make us more like Him.