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First Presbyterian Church of Hayward in San Francisco’s Bay Area — a congregation of around 350 — has helped launch four new worshiping communities within a 12-mile radius of the church. Each NWC leader is on the church staff.

National Capital Presbytery in Washington, D.C., has just launched a new worshiping community. The Porch at Faith Chapel is housed in a manse next door to a church that closed two years ago in food and wine country in Lucketts, Virginia.

Michael Plank is a half-time pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Hudson Falls, New York, and founder of Underwood Park CrossFit. The new worshiping community he started in 2014 is self-sustaining. More than 100 members pay a monthly fee to work out physically and spiritually in a gym.

Finding ‘Common Ground’ on Jesuit Campus: Worshiping community at Xavier University in Cincinnati provides spiritual home for diverse group of non-Catholic students.

For the first time, Presbyterians have a mission presence on the eastern edge of the island, thanks to a new worshiping community — Misión Presbyteriana en Rio Grande. Their mission: to do what Jesus taught, by going to the people who need him.

‘Language of Heaven’ for 1001 New Worshiping Community in Huntington Beach, California: Arabic Presbyterian Fellowship learning to reach out to Muslim neighbors.

It all began when a Presbyterian family from Homs in Syria moved to Costa Mesa, California, and got in touch with Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. They had left before the Syrian Crisis unfolded — and knew there were enough Syrian Presbyterians who wanted to start an Arabic speaking worship service.

In Manhattan, New York City, a new worshiping community is being formed thanks to a nearly 140-year-old church that takes seriously its belief that all God’s people are holy.