Hey, thanks for checking out our page and welcome to New Wine Community Church. We are a new church in Long Beach, CA and we are challenging people to rethink church. We aren’t perfect nor do we pretend to be. We sincerely believe that God doesn’t want you to be religious, He wants you to be real. And so what you will find on a Sunday morning is a group of ordinary people from all walks of life trying to figure out who Jesus is and what it really means to follow Him. We try not to take ourselves too seriously, so, dress comfortably and expect a few jokes here and there. The one thing we are dead serious about, however, is The Gospel (The Good News about who Jesus is, what He’s done and the difference it makes in our lives). We believe that once you discover how much God loves you and the price He paid to have a relationship with you, you’ll be captivated by His love and want nothing more than to spend the rest of your life getting to Know Him and making Him Known.
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This is our playbook!!! Our goal is to know & understand God’s ways so clearly that it only makes sense to live in line with them.
We talk about Jesus…In our songs, at our services, with our words and with our lives. Our desire is to share Jesus in a way people can understand.
We Love People…All of them! Backgrounds, shapes, colors, sizes, incomes, education, single, married, young, old, gay, straight, male, female, Christian or not.
We challenge people to rethink church. We want to use relevant and modern methods of outreach and express Christ through culture.
We want to use our passions, gifts, talents and skill to create amazing experiences that transform lives & make God smile.
Our desire is that some of your strongest & closest relationships would exist here at New Wine. Why?…because if God is our father that makes all of us family.
WE ENVISION A COMMUNITY WHERE…
People come as they are
People are loved and accepted not judged and rejected
You can belong before you believe
People love to attend, because they feel the love of Christ and the messages are easy to understand and apply to real life
Genuine friendships/relationships are established
The power of the Gospel is taught, caught and lived out
The joy of The Lord becomes contagious and spreads like a plague
Ordinary people are equipped and sent out to change the world
There is genuine hospitality and care for the local community through actions and not just words
People love and serve the poor and marginalized
People are truly discipled
People discover their God given purpose and use their gifts, talents and skills for the Glory of God
We display glimpses of Heaven, here on earth
Families are established and restored
People are free to dream and take risks for the kingdom
There is true transformation not simply behavior modification
Can I just say that I would have never imagined that my name and picture would be on a church website… let alone under the “Pastor” section. My name is Terrence Brooks, and I was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Growing up, I was surrounded by drugs, gangs and violence and everyone said I would be dead or in prison before I was 20 years old, but God had a different plan. Thankfully, God used my athletic talents to earn a basketball scholarship to Huston-Tillotson University (Yes, 60lbs ago, I actually used to look like a basketball player!). But it was in college where I met God and my life was totally transformed!!! Literally, in one day my life flipped upside down. (I’ll tell you more in person). Of course, after this experience, I knew I couldn’t do anything else but help others get to know the God who changed my life. So, after college, I moved to Dallas, Texas to pursue a Master of Theology (Th.M.) at Dallas Theological Seminary. While in Dallas, God decided to spoil me and I reunited with my high school sweetheart, Javanne, and we got married in 2010, just as we had planned to do in high school. Now tell me that’s not God! We moved back to California in 2014 to start New Wine CC and to help others get to know Christ and make Him known. It would be my privilege to help you get to know Jesus or help you get to know Him better.
WE GIVE BECAUSE HE GAVE!!!
Giving isn’t a way to gain favor with God – Jesus has already done that for us. Giving is designed to be a practical way for us to joyfully respond to God’s grace, gifts and kindness to us.
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New Wine CC
PO Box 16075
Long Beach, CA 90806
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