Ministries

SPIRITUAL GIFTS ASSESSMENT

If you are interested in using your skills and talents to serve God through serving at New Direction, we encourage you to take the spiritual gifts assessment.

CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE ASSESSMENT

Below is a list of the ministries we invite you to learn more about. The assessment will help you to prayerfully decide where you want to serve.

If you are interested in starting a ministry not listed here, call (901) 433-3871 to provide more information.


1st IMPRESSIONS

1st Impressions volunteers serve as the first point of contact as a representative of Jesus Christ at New Direction Christian Church. 

Greeters
Parking Lot Attendants
Ushers 

If you would like to be part of the 1st Impressions Ministry and can commit to serving two Sundays per month, please contact Chris Jackson for more information at (901) 333-6829 or email Jackson.Chris@n2newdirection.org.


SLS MINISTRY – SAVING LOST SOULS

Dr. Spencer founded Saving Lost Souls with the purpose of finding people who are seeking God and empowering them to know God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Through S.L.S Ministries, Dr. Spencer seeks to preach, instruct, heal and resurrect people who are in need of change in their lives through a personal relationship with God. A portion of SLS proceeds from sermon purchases, speaking engagements and lectures are earmarked for scholarships awarded to high school seniors in Memphis. If you would like to join this ministry, contact First Lady Rhonda Spencer at (901) 433-6871 or email slscustomercare@n2newdirection.org.


NEW D KIDZ and NEW D YOUTH

Volunteers for youth and children’s ministry create and maintain fun and innovative ways to foster spiritual growth in children (3 months-5th grade) and youth (grades 6-12). Contact Pastor Jerrod Gunter at Gunter.Jerrod@n2newdirection.org or (901) 333-6821 to inquire about opportunities to serve.


EVANGELISM

Our mission at New Direction Christian Church is to empower all people to know God through life changing experiences from the inside out. The ministries listed below are some of the avenues we use to spread the Gospel and serve the community. Call church office at (901) 433-3871 for more information about volunteering with these ministries.

  • Feed the Need – provide food, blankets, and hygiene products to the homeless
  • Prison Ministry – strengthen, encourage and spread the Good news to people in the criminal justice system
  • Prayer Ministry – intercede on behalf of our members, leadership, and Greater Memphis
  • Spiritual Training Team – the welcome committee of NDCC that guides and nurtures new members through the process of joining and connecting to the NDCC family
  • New Member Reception Team – oversee and facilitate the new member intake process after each worship service
  • Education Team – facilitate new member classes and spiritual gifts class
  • Baptism Team – serve new members who desire to be baptized by teaching the one hour Baptism Class.

COUNSELING

The counseling ministry provides individual, family, couples and group counseling to members of NDCC. We welcome all members with mental health education or volunteer experience in counseling. Email Arnita Fields.


MARRIAGE MINISTRY

The marriage ministry is committed to the development of positive and healthy marital relationships. Offers bible study, pre-marital assessments, counseling and marriage retreats. Please call 333-6878 or email marriageministry@n2newdirection.org.


CREATIVE ARTS

The creative arts ministry is comprised of actors, singers, writers, and dancers who offer their talents to God through performing in productions, events and Sunday worship experiences. The creative arts team practices every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Hickory Hill campus.

Graphic artists, painters and carpenters who want to contribute to the aesthetics of productions, events and Sunday worship experiences can contact Keenan Shotwell at Shotwell.Keenan@n2newdirection.org or (901) 333-6809.


MEDIA MINISTRY

The media ministry has various areas to serve in both Hickory Hill and Collierville. If you are interested in the following areas, we can train you on lighting, audio, stage management, camera operation, graphic design, photography, and videography. For more information, email Arreon Parks, or call him at (901) 333-6823.


MUSIC MINISTRY

As musical disciples our purpose is to use music to support and embrace the overall mission of NDCC. If you can sing or play a musical instrument, contact Keenan Shotwell at (901) 333-6809 or email Shotwell.Keenan@n2newdirection.org.


IT MINISTRY

The IT ministry serves by using their information technology experience to assist staff personnel with technical support. If you have at least 3 years experience in IT and interested in joining this team, email Shamichael Hallman, or call (901) 433-3871.


MEDICAL MINISTRY

The medical ministry supports NDCC by using their medical expertise during each worship service as needed. In addition, this ministry sponsors blood drives, onsite health screenings, and health seminars. If interested in serving in this ministry, contact Laurel Tyler or call (901) 433-3871.


SPORTS MINISTRY

The sport’s ministry purpose is to provide an opportunity for fellowship and growth through athletics in a Christian, fun, competitive and safe environment while teaching the fundamentals of each sport, the importance of sportsmanship and developing life skills. Email Jerrod Gunter or call (901) 333-6821 for more information.

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