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Covid19 Update-

3/20 Update- Given the governor's announcement, the leadership team at NWCC has made two additional decisions. 



If you have any needs or questions, please call 217-429-4278 or email 


You can continue to support Northwest financially through the website ( and app. These are safe, secure, and easy ways to give. 


You can also mail your offering to 1306 N. Stanley Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526.


The recorded sermon will be available on Saturday evenings on the website and app. 


We are praying that our next gathering will be April 12th, which happens to be Easter Sunday. We are anticipating a great time of worship and reconnection. 


3/19 Update- We are carefully monitoring the Covid19 news. Our leadership has made the decision to keep meeting for the time being.  During this time:


We will suspend our greeting time during the service. 


We will have hand sanitizing stations throughout the building. 


If you are immune compromised or susceptible, please use a great deal of caution when deciding if you should attend. 


If you are feeling sick or showing any symptoms, please don’t attend. 


If you need to miss a Sunday, our messages are posted weekly at 


Any changes to our meeting schedules will be posted on the app, Facebook, and the website by Friday. If nothing has posted then nothing has changed regarding our schedule. 


Be in prayer for our government officials making decisions and for those affected by this virus. 


Be committed to showing our community the faith, peace, joy, and hope that Jesus gives his followers.  


Be wise but don’t be afraid. God is greater!


Food Pantry - Food Pantry Sunday is the first Sunday of each month. If you are able, please bring some groceries to help stock our food pantry. Carts will be located at both entrances.


Men’s Prayer Breakfast - Join us on Wednesdays, 6:30 a.m. at Panera, for a new men’s fellowship opportunity. All are welcome.


Weekly Bible Study: Join us during the 9am Sunday School hour in room A1 for a Bible study focused on our Origin Story. The class will be led by John Schirle.


Intentional Church Conference: This worship conference will be at First Christian Church on April 25 from 9am-3:30pm. Watch your bulletin for more details.


Deeper Life Retreat: April 24th-26th- This weekend at Little Galilee Christian Camp for high school and college-age students is aimed at growing deeper in our walk with Jesus. This year's theme is "Exchange: Gaining through Giving Up." The cost to attend is only $20... all meals included!  Join us for a weekend away from your crazy schedule to calm your nerves, quiet your heart, and seek your Savior.


BackSnacks: We are quickly coming to the end of the school year, but the BackSnacks program is still going strong. Please contact Pam Chmielewski (217-820-5020) to see how you can help!


Easter Weekend: We will be having our Good Friday service on Friday, April 10th at 7pm. April 12th we will have a breakfast prior to the service.