"WE BEHOLD," the first live worship release from Church of the City New York is out now!
Our community is so thrilled to share these songs with you - what started as a simple desire to raise up new songs of praise and worship in the middle of our city has turned into something beautiful that we are excited to share with the world. We hope they lead you to a bigger vision of Jesus and a greater hunger for revival in our time. For everything related to this release, visit the links below - and share the word!
Album Website | YouTube | SoundCloud | Amazon Music | Spotify | Apple Music
Join us for worship at any of our Sunday gatherings. After each service concludes, we create an intentional time of "lingering," for anyone who would like additional time to pray, sing, or receive prayer. We hope you'll stay for it!
10:30a / UPPER EAST SIDE
5:00p / MIDTOWN
7:00p / MIDTOWN
We are creating a culture of expectant worship and prayer in the middle of Hell's Kitchen. Every Monday to Thursday, we will have an open hour of prayer and worship, for anyone to join.
This is an essential expression of who we are as a community - we want to see the full work of God happen in the middle of New York City, and we're calling on him daily in worship.
WHEN: Every Mon-Thur (through Memorial Day, after Labor Day) 8-9 am.
WHERE: Coram Deo, 409 w 45th st, 1st fl.
WHO: This is open to anyone, bring a friend.
BREAK THE SOIL
We run a summer apprenticeship program in New York City, for college students exploring worship ministry as a vocational pathway. Come live in New York City and spend time with our worship team, and develop competencies in songwriting and worship leading with us.
JOIN THE WORSHIP
We are always looking for more people whom God is calling to worship him, and serve the community by participating in our various worship events.
If you're a skilled vocalist or musician and have a desire to serve, email us and we will send you the worship application. Stay tuned for additional details about our worship auditioning process.
Worship is to “declare or attribute worth to something.” Our culture teaches all of us to worship something - success, sexuality, celebrity, technology, and more. Missiologist Alan Hirsch writes, “Everyone has a god, in the sense that everyone puts something first in ones life: money, power, prestige, self, career, love and so forth. There must be something in your life that operates as your sources of meaning and strength, something that you regard, at least implicitly, as the supreme power of your life.” These things will disappoint us if we make them the center of our heart - they are inadequate to satisfy our core longings.
We believe worship, then, is how we rightly reorder our hearts, our mind, our affections, and our imagination, around God’s goodness and grace. God becomes the supreme power of our life. Our vision for worship is to see God for who he actually is, and then respond with gratitude, wonder, thanksgiving and awe. We do this through the weaving of word and song, creating space for reflection, celebration and praise, and by retelling the good news of the rescuing love of God expressed through Christ in our gatherings.