2 Corinthians 5:17
New Beginnings Christian Church began on May 8, 2002 with 30 persons, including children, under the leadership of Rev. Tom Ciccarella. A new hope and vision was birthed as “New Beginnings Christian Church” was formed. The first service began as a picnic gathering. Significantly, a baby dedication was part of that service as the church’s theme: “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NIV) was chosen. Soon a rental facility was found at a community Grange where the church family met for three years. It was during that time that the vision was birthed to build a permanent facility. The church family united together in the vision and raised funds towards purchasing land. In the course of time, another church building became available to rent until the vision became a reality. For two years, the church continued to be faithful until land became available.
In 2004, land was purchased with cash as God supernaturally provided the funds and plans began for the construction of a new facility. NBCC became incorporated in 2004 as New Beginnings Christian Church of Greenville, Inc. On Christmas Eve, December 24, 2006, the first service at the current location, 73 Hamburg Road, Greenville, PA was held.
On May 6, 2007, a dedication service was held with over 200 in attendance. Local pastors, government officials, friends and family joined to celebrate God’s provision. Through sacrificial giving and committed faith, the land was purchased and the vision for a house of worship became a reality. NBCC has always held to the view that “it’s the journey, not the destination.” As Isaac settled in the Promised Land, he dug a well and called it Rehoboth, and stated: “Now the LORD has given us room and we will flourish in the land” Genesis 26:22(NIV). It’s been an interesting and challenging journey. All along the way, God has been faithful.