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Happy 2022, Assurance Family!

It is hard to believe a new year is now upon us. This is the time when many people choose a word or phrase to help mark their year ahead. For some, it is a way to begin anew and to approach life in a different way.  

As we enter 2022, we invite you to join us as we lean into 5 Words of Life...


We will read through 2 Corinthians to see how these words make their way through this important letter within the Scriptural story.  

These 5 Words of Life are ones that can help frame our year ahead as well as our entire lives!  

Worship with us live from anywhere! Click one of the links below to join our live stream on Facebook or YouTube. Missed the live stream? No problem! You can worship with us at your convenience. Just use the same links below to find the Sunday morning videos from both the Northlake and Connections locations.

Join us at Northlake!

Live stream begins at 9:45am & 11:15am

Join us at Connections!

Live stream begins at 11:30am


Please take a moment and click the button below to check in for next week! This is very helpful each and every week as we plan out the fun of teaching the God Story to our beautiful kiddos on Sunday mornings in the GrowZone!

GrowZone Pre-Checkin


Krispy Kringle Challenge RESULTS are in!

Thank you to everyone who cast a vote for your favorite festive design made with love and laughter by our very own YOUTH!  We hope you enjoyed the sweet sights of these awesome candy creations. The Polar Express rolled in as Runner Up while Santa's Candy Workshop worked their way to the top for the Fan Favorite WIN! Congratulations to ALL of the participants of the 2021 Krispy Kringle Challenge!

Join us TODAY, January 9th @ 5pm in the Basement

YOUTH YEAR in PREVIEW Meeting! We invite all youth and parents to join us as we preview the upcoming activities, events and opportunities that will be available in 2022.

Do you want to know the Bible a little more deeply? Want to break it down by chapter and earn a symbolic item as you go? Then join us on Sunday mornings from 11-12 in The Cellar.  We have created a Bible Scholars Program open to all ages from YOUTH to ADULT! We will be studying the book of Job starting TODAY, January 9th. 

Sign up HERE to become a Bible Scholar

Starting this Wednesday, January 12th from 10:30am-12pm in Room 100, join Pastor Josh for a 7 week study on the book of Revelation. During this study, we will explore this book written to the church in a challenging time and see how it is a book of hope for all God's people.  

Chapter Chasers

Chapter Chasers is a book club that meets monthly. We invite you to join us on Saturday, January 22nd at 11am as we discuss The Last Thing He Told Me, written by Laura Dave. Check out this book and many more in our church library! For more information please email Sandra Ellis.
Matthew's Closet

Happy New Year from Matthew’s Closet!! As 2021 came to a close, we were blessed with many large donations of clothing. At this time, we ask that you give us a few weeks to sort through the current clothing donations before dropping off more.  However, we will still gladly accept new and good condition toys for Angel Wings as well as baby items for our newborn baskets such as diapers, wipes, baby toys, baby books, baby shampoo and other essentials for bringing home a new baby. 

For more information or to volunteer with Matthew’s Closet please call (704)651-8649 or email Lynn Brittain.
Room in the Inn (RITI) is our shelter ministry for Charlotte area neighbors facing homelessness, which is coordinated by Roof Above.

Room in the Inn at Assurance will be on MONDAYS this winter. Neighbors will be vaccinated as well as following masking and social distancing protocols. Some of the usual tasks have been slightly modified as we take additional precautions to follow these protocols in an effort to keep everyone healthy.

Larry Poelma will be available in the Welcome Center after both worship services to answer any questions you may have about RITI and to talk about ways you can volunteer.  You are also invited to reach out to Larry with a text/phone call at 716-397-0111 or you can send him an email. Click below to see the needs list for Room in the Inn at Assurance.

Volunteer for RITI

Have you ever heard a song that you thought would be great for worship? We want to know!

Share it with our worship team and you might just experience it in one of our worship services!

Request a Worship Song HERE
2022-2023 Preschool Enrollment is now open! The mission of Assurance Preschool is to provide children with a safe, Christian learning environment that is fun, educational, and loving. We would love to have your child be a part of it. If you have any special preschool needs or questions, please email Ms. Carrie!
Enroll Today!
"What I mean is this: the one who sows a small number of seeds will also reap a small crop, and the one who sows a generous amount of seeds will also reap a generous crop.  Everyone should give whatever they have decided in their heart. They shouldn’t give with hesitation or because of pressure. God loves a cheerful giver." – 2 Corinthians 9:6-7

In response to all that God has done for us, we are invited to give and live generously. Thank you for your partnership in the gospel of Jesus Christ, which allows us to live into our mission to grow in Jesus & go in service.  Your gift matters!
Give Online!

9:45am Modern Service in our Northlake Worship Cente

11:15am Traditional Service in our Northlake Worship Center

11:30am Modern Service in the Connections Worship Center 

*Worship with us in person or via live stream*

Contact Us

Pastoral Questions and Needs
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Youth Questions and Needs
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Children Questions and Needs
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Preschool Questions and Needs
Carrie Cochran:
Office Questions and Needs
Dawn Suthard:
Communication Questions and Needs
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Office Phone
(704) 391-9567
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