224 Oak Street Franklin, MA
News & UpdatesCheck back for updates. Info provided by the NEC 20/20 Communication Team.
Getting in the Christmas SpiritDecember 2019
A special thank you to the Tuesday Night Women's Bible group who decorated the exterior of 300 East Central Street with solar lights and trees. Anticipating a wonderful first Christmas there in 2020!
Demo at 300 East Central has begun...(formerly left side bowling alleys)
'Everything is Awesome' Video
Oct 31 Match Challenge
Meet the Match: We have a donor challenge of $126,500!
A group of people committed to closing the gap for our capital campaign believe we can do it together. Please keep in mind that you can spread your pledge out over 3 -years. We can make it happen together! Please consider helping us meet this generous match of $126,500 by submitting your pledge online ... it's not too late!
Please join us after the service Sunday, October 13 for a special Behind the Scenes where we will be giving a much-anticipated building/transition update! We have lots of information to share with you, you won't want to miss it!
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Pastor Mike & NEC member Steven Floris interviewed on WFPR
Highlight new building and NEC's unique mission
Everyone has a story; and every story is worth telling. Chapter by fascinating chapter. Join Jim Derick for illuminating conversations with interesting people, accomplished people, thought leaders and the occasional unsung hero. Chapters can be heard every Friday at 9:00 am,noon and 6:00 pm on WFPR 102.9 FM Franklin Public Radio (streaming on line at wfpr.fm) or on this podcast website. http://chaptersradio.
June 23 Sunday Morning Spotlight
Match Madness UpdateJune 19, 2019
With God's grace, we did it!
From May 15 through June 15, we collectively met the challenge and
received a match of $150,000 from a fellow NECer!
Ficco's Closing DayMay 31, 2019
May 19 Sunday Morning Spotlight
Pastor Heather walks us through the new floor planMay 22, 2019
It's MATCH MADNESS!
*This just in: An NECer has given us a challenge and wants to match - dollar for dollar - anything donated between May 15 and June 15 up to $150K*
Let's do this! Discover your giving options here.
May 12 Sunday Morning Spotlight
May 5 Sunday Morning Spotlight
Our Giving Tree
Our beautiful tree, revealed this Sunday, needs to blossom! For every family that pledges towards our new building campaign, we will add another leaf. There are about 60 leaves know. Our artist (and our fundraising team members) think we need about 200 more. Will you pledge? Find out more.
Story of NEC VideoShown at March 30 & April 28 events
NEC West Vision Night
NEC West meets to learn the latest and greatest information news about our new building!
April 7, 2019
Did you hear the great news? Our kids - from preschool to high school - raised.....$1,999.36 IN CHANGE during our annual Change for Change Challenge!!
During the month of March, they collected spare change to make a BIG change and their determination and generosity will go towards NEC's new building fund.
And a donor has matched the collection...which brings the total donation to $3998.72!!!
Thank you kids - you are shining example to our community. And always remember, you may be small but you can do BIG things!
NEC 20/20 Vision NightMarch 30, 2019
NEC 20/20 Vision Night on March 30 was an evening of reflection, celebration and connection. Nearly 200 people strong we honored our past, recognized our present and planned for our future including the new property at Ficco’s Bowladome.
If you missed the event and would like to hear the latest and greatest news about NEC's new building, please stick around after service on April 28! We took a night of celebration and vision and have compacted it for your viewing pleasure. Relive the moments of NEC 20/20 Vision Night with live speakers and updates. See the proposed floor plan and celebrate 20 years of NEC. (30 minutes) Snacks and beverages to be served.For continued updates, visit our designated web site at www.newenglandchapel.org/
Prepping for Vision NightMarch 29, 2019
Members of the communication team do a run-through of vision night, set for tomorrow March 30 at 4 p.m. More than 175 guests expected to celebrate the past and present and look towards the future.
Change for Change Challenge: Kids get in on raising money for our new buildingMarch 20, 2019
Inside Ficcos Building as teams takes measurements; starts dreamingMarch 15, 2019
The 7.6 acre site, located off of Rt. 140 in the heart of Franklin will become New England Chapel’s permanent home – designed and built specifically to suit our needs.
- Easy access and direct entrance from Rt. 140
- More parking spaces
- Family/group picnic area
- State of the art playground
- Over 25 rooms/conference rooms for the expansion of:
- Kids Zone/Youth Programs
- Men’s & Women’s Ministry programs
- Bible Study groups
- Recovery and other community groups
- Additional small group gatherings
- Space for more pre-and post-service engagement opportunities
- Sanctuary seating for over 500 people
- 22,000 Sq. ft. buildingThe 7.6 acre site, located off of Rt. 140 in the heart of Franklin will become New England Chapel’s permanent home – designed and built specifically to suit our needs.
For more information, visit the Building Highlights page.
Pictures of NEC 20/20 environment in back of sanctuaryMarch 13, 2019
Visit this spot in the back of the sanctuary on Sunday mornings for up-to-date information, fundrasising updates and to leave a prayer on the wall.
Pastor Mike signs P&SMarch 1, 2019
A moment 20 years in the making.