​Welcome to New Vision Urban Ministries

A Church for this generation.

THE MISSION: A Church that is loving God and His people.

THE VISION:   A Church that is engaged in acts of evangelism and discipleship.

THE GOAL:     A Church that is engaged in acts of evangelism and discipleship.

A Church that is generously giving of its time, talents, and treasures.

A Church that is ministering to the entire of family with a spirit of excellence.



9:30 AM Disciple Class

10:45 AM  Worship Service

(Nursery and Children's Program Available)



6:30 PM  A.S.M. TEENS

7:00 PM Wednesday REVIVAL

(Adult Services are Canceled for Summer Break)


(Upcoming groups to be announced)



DATE:                    SPEAKER:

(Will Resume in the Fall)


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Dow & Deb Moses


Senior Pastors

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Aaron & Mara Warner

Associate Pastor

& Worship Leader

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Amber Thomson


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Patrick McCain

Deacon & Church Clerk

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Amy Hogan Bledsaw

Greeter Ministry & Children's Ministry

Dave & Sharon Wilson

Greeter & Prayer Team

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Zeph & Tori Crist

Youth Pastor, Minister

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Blake Thomson​

Deacon, Chaplain, & Minister

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Erika Johnson

Children's Ministry

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Richard Mogged

Deacon & Outreach Pastor 

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Dale & Ann McKinney

Deacon & Missions

Street Ministry

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Richard Caudle



Joe & Brenda Reick

Deacon & Outreach

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Deanna 'Dee' Crutcher

Worship Team & Deacon

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John Thomson




MEMBERSHIP -  Why is Membership important?


Do I have to become a member in order to attend church or call it "my church"? NO!!

But should you? YES!


If you have committed yourself to Christ and you feel as though God has brought you to the

church you are attending and you feel it is your church home, then you should commit yourself

to that body.

Membership Reflects What the Church Is  "1 Corinthians 12:12-27 (NIV)"

Membership is often misunderstood, misapplied or not applied at all. Becoming a church member means not thinking of yourself as an individual but making a decision to be bonded to others.

It is not a dictatorship, a social club, secret society, or a click; but membership gives you a sense of ownership and  belonging. It is governed by the Pastor, Associates, Elders and/or Deacon Board. The Laypersons (attenders) that are on the roll as members, have certain rights within the church as the member that nonmembers do not have, such as the privilege of voting for directions of the church and many other important aspects including attending financial and other church related meetings and having a voice in those meetings.

People need membership commitment because they need to be connected to a Christian communityEphesians 4:12-16 (NIV)"

Being committed to a church body is what God intended us; for our spiritual growth, to worship in unity with our fellow brothers and sisters in the Lord, to fellowship and to go out and to be a witness to world making disciples.


In joining a church you make visible your commitment to Christ and his people "Acts 2:42-47 (NIV)"

Not committing yourself to a church body will cause you to lose accountability and credibility, as it can and will cause you to become unstable in your spiritual walk and possibly fall-away and in your witness to others. Those whom you talk to about the Lord can and often will see you as unstable in your walk.


Being committed to a church body  the church as a whole and as individuals, we are mandated not only to live a life that reflects Christ’s nature but also to be active witnesses of him so that, through us, the world will come to know Jesus and be saved.

12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.14 Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. 15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. 6 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.
The Fellowship of the Believers: 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. ….44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. ... 46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, 47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.
Unity and Diversity in the Body: 12 Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. …18 But in fact God has placed the parts in the body, every one of them, just as he wanted them to be. 19 If they were all one part, where would the body be? 20 As it is, there are many parts, but one body. 21 The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!” … 25 so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other.26 If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it. 27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.

One Church. one vision!

new vision...


NVUM started with a dream to help God's people who were in need. After relocating to Oakley in 2006 from Northern Illinois, Pastor's Dow and Deb Moses took over the former Harvest Temple Church of God (Cleveland Tenn) and moved to West Grove, Decatur. In 2015 with a compassionate toward the community - Harvest Temple was sold and New Vision Urban Ministries was born and found its new home at the former Ice House on West Eldorado Street.