We're glad you're here! Whether you are new to the area or it's your first time, we're excited you decided to check out New Life Tabernacle. Our hope is that you would feel welcome and experience the love of God when you visit.
Irvin Fields has been the pastor of New Life Tabernacle since 1999. He has been a licensed minister with the United Pentecostal Church since 1970. Before moving to Rapid City, his ministry included youth minister, associate pastor, and senior pastor in various churches in California and Oregon. Pastor Field's vision for the church is a team ministry concept with an emphasis on equipping members to discover and exercise their individual gifts in the Kingdom of God. His interests include reading, golf, traveling, and his family. His wife, Doretha, enjoys interior decorating, quilting, traveling, and spending time with Family and friends.
New Life Tabernacle began in April 1998 with a small group of people who met in the 4-H building in Rapid City. After a few months we met in various rented locations until property was purchased in the community of Black Hawk, where our current facility was erected in July of 2007 in just two days. The new church was made possible by the Church-in-a-Day program of the United Pentecostal Church, as about 80 people from across the nation came to give their support of time and labor. Eventual plans are for a three-phase facility, which includes a family center. We have witnessed God's hand on us since the beginning, and the church continues to thrive, as we endeavor to follow the Lord Jesus Christ and connect with our community.
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Whether you are a new believer or have been a regular church-goer for some time, you will find a caring and friendly atmosphere at New Life, where everyone matters. Our worship is lively and inspirational with a mix of traditional and contemporary songs. The preaching and teaching by seasoned ministers is both challenging and uplifting, with life applications for people of all ages.
We are a United Pentecostal affiliated Church. For more information about the United Pentecostal Church International, click the logo or visit the website at www.upci.org.
Doretha and Irvin Fields