We are a church that is Loving, Learning & Leading together.


Why does New Day exist? Our purpose is to help you become a disciple of Christ and experience the life-changing results that come from a genuine relationship with Him. Our vision is to be a community of disciples that are extending Christ’s Kingdom, raising up leaders, and planting churches. We do this by being a community that is Loving, Learning & Leading together: Loving God and others, learning all Jesus taught, and leading others to Christ. 

We are one church, that meets at three campuses each weekend: in Kalamazoo at the Nichols Road Campus and Vine Neighborhood Campus, and in Cass County at the Vandalia Campus.



Nichols, Vine & Vandalia Campuses

“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you!” James 4:7.  What an INCREDIBLE promise.  The Upward Journey is about drawing near to God, with confidence that He is coming our way as well.  In this series we will begin by examining a number of the attributes of God, and how knowing God better will help us grow spiritually. 

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Wednesday, May 3, 7:30 PM

Steve Backlund was a senior pastor for seventeen years before joining the leadership team at Bethel Church in Redding, CA in 2008. Steve is an author, leader developer, joy activist, a revivalist teacher, and as Senior Associate Director, is a key part of the Global Legacy leadership team. He and his wife Wendy founded Igniting Hope Ministries and they travel extensively throughout the world encouraging churches and leaders.

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