The BereanWay Saturday

The BereanWay of New Berean Baptist Church welcomes and invites you and your family to join us this Sunday for a moment of obedience, fellowship, the preaching of God’s word, singing sharing and serving. Join Us

This Sunday

Whether you’re a guest or a member, consider “adventuring with God”, “believing God for the impossible”, being “educated and equipped for the work of the ministry” as we “reach up to reach out”. We here at New Berean are about The BereanWay

This week’s lesson, “Continual Praise (Psalms 71:

Marketplace Evangelism is us sharing Christ when we are out and about. The believers of the early Church were in the mode of sharing Christ to the lost wherever they were, in the streets, the marketplace, fields and the word of God increased (Acts 6:7, Acts 16:5). Nothing has changed for believers today and nothing has changed for God. The message of the cross is still foolishness to those who believe not, but to us, i,

Join us and invite someone to our Sunday Morning Service which begins at 10:00 am. Each time we share Christ, each time we share our faith and The BereanWay, we are to place a ball in the jar. Fill the Jar.

Coming Soon

Join us and bring a guest to our Vacation Bible School, one-day special event July 27 from 9-12 noon, we will collectively learn what it is to be God’s Superheros and how we can make a divine impact in our community.

Come on out and serve the community with giving away things that could bless. Donations are now being collected in preparation for this blessed and exciting outreach opportunity.

Folks 55 and older are invited to join our senior ministry’s Extravaganza for a great time of fellowship, edification and fun. Share and bring a guest.

The BereanWay this Week

The BereanWay Sunday – “In Times Like These” The Bible says that perilous times will come, but in reality, those times are here. We have seen some and witnessed some amazing things in our life and they will only get worse as we come to the end of time as we know it.

Today, Pastor Tony echos the words the writer of Hebrews (10:24-25) to exhort one another on a daily basis as we see that day approaching. Join us in the auditorium of New Berean Baptist. We hope you will be encouraged and blessed.


Walk with our Faith-n-Fitness team on Monday evenings and Saturday mornings.
Wednesday, us in-person at Church for our weekly Noonday time of prayer, fellowship and bible study
Virtual Bible Study, Men’s & Women’s Session Wed. at 7:00 pm


Join us for a time of our knowing and growing in our “special power

VBS theme this year is God’s Superheroes. We’ve been called to “Reach Up & Reach Out” to win souls for Christ. Reach up for divine wisdom and power and reach out to rescue the perishing men, women, girls and boys we cross paths with.

The calling on our life as Believer, comes with a “superpower” called the Holy Spirit of God (Rom. 8:9). This spirit has been endowed in us to comfort us (Jhn 14:16), direct us to the truth of God (Jhn 14:17) and wisdom (Eph. 1:17). God expects us to draw from him these elements of his Holy Spirit and move the world we live in for the Kingdom to come

VBS July 27, 9-12 noon All school aged children and adults

Free Community Outreach Giveaway

August 10, 2024

10 am – 2 pm

Senior Adult Ministry Extravaganza Kickoff

Friday August 23, 12 Noon – 2:00 pm, Adults 55 and older

Give, Donate to the on-going work here at New Berean Baptist Church

  • Sunday’s BereanWay” pulpit message can be viewed again on
  • Noon Mid-Week Prayer and Bible Study this Wednesday beginning at 12:00 pm. You can use the prayer link (in confidence) and we’ll go to the Lord together throne of grace (Heb. 4:15-16)
  • Men and Women’s small group Mid-Week Prayer and Bible Study sessions this Wednesday via ZOOM, both beginning at 7:00 pm.
  • This week’s Sunday Devotional – Update In Progress
  • The BereanWay what is the vision of New Berean Baptist Church?
  • Join us Saturday morning for our weekly “Faith-n-Fitness Walk/Bike” event as we engage with one another and our surrounding community the things of the Lord. If you’re looking for a low-impact type exercise, a time of fellowship and edifying, meet us at the church at 8:45 Saturday morning.


When you share Christ with someone, place a ball in the container.

Public Service Note:

Grant Program

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care – If you or someone you know is living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, there is the Hilarity for Charity.

Apply here:

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is announcing 2024 Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program. Click the image to the right for more details.

Review our June Monthly Calendar for Upcoming Events and Opportunities of Service

  • The Discipleship Training sessions are our regular Bible Study classes for everyone every 1st and 2nd Tuesday.
  • Marketplace Evangelism is every 3rd and 4th Saturday.
  • Father’s Day

Don’t forget to check out our Church Calendar for additional upcoming events

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What does it look like?
How should it look?

Team Berea, we’re about to begin a campaign to “Redesign the Sign“. It has come now time to change the marquee at the entrance of our campus and we are looking for your creative juices start flowing and combine them to make our sign both welcoming, impacting and relevant withe The BereanWay. Stay tuned for more to come

The BereanWay – Sunday

Join the family of New Berean and Senior Pastor Antonio “Tony” Harris, in worship, fellowship and the preaching of God’s word this Sunday
The BereanWay and Pastor Tony on YouTube

Sundays were made for fellowship, worship, singing songs of praise and hearing the word of God preached. Here at The BereanWay of New Berean, we are excited at this special opportunity to be in obedience to the scriptures to collectively gather, encourage, be encouraged and be ready to serve each other for God’s glory (Acts 4:32-35, Heb. 10:24-25).

As we face our daily challenges, it’s a blessing to know we have a family of like-minded people who we can look to for support and the Lord our God has given us that in the local church. So, don’t neglect the blessing of being in fellowship.

If you are in the 757-area code of Virginia looking for a local assembly committed to the commission of Christ, give New Berean a consideration and be our special guest this Sunday.

Welcome new members to the New Berean Family (click here)

Click here for information on New Berean to plan your visit as our Special Guest
Our Berean Student Youth ministry is prepped and ready to minister to your children the things of God
The BereanWay of New Berean

And God Added . . .

Meet and greet the newest members of The New Berean Baptist Church family

Welcoming Sisters Cynthia James, Mary Hull, Robin Miller and Landrum Miller.

Deacon Jackson and Cynthia James
Mary Hull, Robin & Landrum Miller

On four separate occasions, the Lord is recorded as adding to his church (Acts 2:41, 2:47,5:14 & 11:24) as he saw fit. It is his will to add to his church. If he chooses to add members as he sees fit, then it is the church’s responsibility to receive them, nurture them, care for and feed them. To give them love, friendship, fellowship, a place to grow, mature and serve.

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The BereanWay this Summer

Join in with The BereanWay this summer as we “Adventure with God”. God has given us some things to employ in the ministry that will help us grow together and in Him.

VBS Saturday July 27, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Ages nursery to adults are invited

Vacation Bible School 2024 focuses this year on the “superpower” we all as believers have in the person of the Holy Spirit of God. If you were a Superhero, what would be your “superpower”? The ability to fly, see through walls, superhuman strength?  But you’re not a Superhero, you’re a Christian. What sets you apart from other people? Your faith in Christ is what you have been endowed with. God has given you his faith to believe and achieve. It is the gift of God (Eph 2:8-9) God’s “Superheros” we are and, in this year’s VBS we will adventure the wonders of God through faith. Pass-on this Invitation Card to a family member, friend or anyone

Community Give-Away August 10th

Giving that others may have is “The BereanWay” Acts 4:32 remind us of the importance of making ourselves available for the service of God. Begin looking around your hose for furniture, small appliances and other things (in useable condition) that can bless others.

Items of Donation

  • Household Items/Toiletries – soap, toothpaste, lotion, toilet paper, paper towels, dish washing liquid, laundry detergent, etc.
  • Small appliances
  • Garden tools (good condition)
  • Furniture (good condition)
  • Toys (clean, gently used)
  • Shoes and sneakers (good condition)
  • Custom jewelry/scarves
  • School supplies/back packs (all ages)

1st & 2nd Tuesday of every month

Pastor Tony is taking us through the Acts of the Apostles and the establishment of the early church through the evangelistic efforts of the disciples of the Lord

Marketplace Evangelism is how the early church as recorded in the Acts of the Apostles was established and exploded as it did. Everywhere there was a crowd, there were the follows of “the way” sharing, telling and inviting people to Christ. Even though we are venturing out every 3rd and 4th Saturday of every month, marketplace evangelism can and should take place whenever we as disciples of Christ are out the crowd of people who need to know him as their Savior. Join us as we “Reach Up to reach Out“, Its The BereanWay.

Community Support and Resources

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is offering their Seniors Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program, Click on the image for additional information and resources we as seniors can take advantage of.

One of our most challenging issues of our communities is that of our loved ones battling with dementia and Alzheimers and their support team. The Home Instead network is committed to helping seniors and their families cope with the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and to helping seniors remain in the comfort of their own homes. Explore the opportunities available and share them with other who too can benefit.

Clean Up Before the Clean Out

As we move to make more room within the building for training and teaching classes, we are in need of ridding ourselves of some unused things like these chairs. If you would like some of these chairs for your own, contact one of the Trustees to pick them up. We have about 30 chairs and they will be given out first come first serve.


Pray for The Pastor

“And I will give you shepherds according to My heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.”


has declared the role and office of the overseer, bishop and pastor to be divinely ordained by him. We are strongly urged to esteem our local assembly leaders “very highly” for their work’s sake.

Seeing the Pastor in the manner that God does is important to our spiritual maturity and to the overall work of the local New Testament church. God has called these leaders out to oversee, lead, feed, disciple, teach, care for, comfort, love walk along side with and shepherd his people that they may be free to be about the Father’s business.

During the next seven days, let join together and encourage one another to esteem the under-shepherd of God here at our local assembly in prayer..

Day 1Jeremiah 3:15And I will give you shepherds according to My heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.” Father, thank you for the pastor, the shepherd you’ve given us to feed us, guide and care for us. Give him the wisdom, energy and strength to do as you have called him.

Day 2Hebrews 13:17 Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.” Father, remind us of our responsibility to subject ourselves to your authority by subjecting ourselves to his pastoral authority. You have assigned and called him for this work and we have been called and assigned to obey them.

Day 3Ephesians 4:11-12And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ”. Father, thank you for the gifts that you have us, your body, your church. He is given to us to help mature and grow us up in you by teaching and equipping us as you desire.

Day 4Acts 20:24b…so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.” How would you like for us to finish our own course, Lord? Help us to serve our calling in obedience to your will. As you had assigned Paul, you have assigned our Pastor and you have assigned us. Our calling and election is made sure (2 Peter 2:10) when we are deliberately and willfully all about our Father’s business.

Day 5 – I Timothy 3:4-5 “one who rules his own house well, having his children in submission with all reverence (for if a man does not know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the church of God?) If a pastor cannot properly handle the affairs of his own house, he does not qualify to lead God’s people. Father, lead us to be a blessing to the Pastor of our local assembly and his wife and his family. Let us see them as his priority and move towards allowing him time with them by being in our individual places and roles of ministry and be found faithful. May we help by protecting and defending him and family against those busybodies, backbiters and lovers of evil communication by rebuking them showing the dangers of wrongfully accusing “God’s anointed” (Heb. 13:17b).  

Day 6I Peter 5:2 “Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind”. Father, thank you for the word that you have given him to give to your people. Thanks for the clear teaching and understanding we have received from his hours of labor in the word. Thank you, Father, for feeding us through your servant who has been faithful, diligent and studious in knowing your word.

Day 7I Timothy 3:1This is a true saying, if a man desires the office of a bishop, he desires a good work“. Serving the Lord is a good work. Being about our Father’s business is a good work. Father, may we never forget or to remind our Pastor of the “good work” of caring for the flock. May we always seek to please you in our personal lives, finding excellent fellowship with our church family (Ps. 16:3, Ps. 84:10) and supporting the work of our Pastor.

Follow up your time in prayer with a time of service using the gifts and talents disbursed among you as the Lord has given. As the theme of “Team Berea” speaks, we are all endowed with individual gifts suited and fitted for our individual roles to fit within the body of Christ. May we find ourselves faithful, accountable and teachable (F-A-T).

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Feed my Sheep
Feed my Lambs

The BereanWay Today

Today at New Berean …

Meeting every Wednesday at 3600 Bamboo Rd

Looking for a bible study group that will help you understand the scriptures, help you grow in your faith and help you know what God is saying to you? Want to be encouraged, challenged and comforted in a small, in-person group? Then consider our Wednesday Noon Day Bible Study and Prayer group.

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In addition to our in-person Bible Study and Prayer group during the day, we offer a virtual version for men and for women to minister to these two. Both sessions are help virtually via ZOOM, starting at 7:00 pm

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“The BereanWay” is the vision of New Berean Baptist Church as a means to faithfully carry out The Commission of Christ as given to his faithful disciples in Matthew’s gospel (28:18-20). The BereanWay was conceived in the heart of Pastor Antonio Harris to promulgate God’s command to his disciples in Matthew’s gospel

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Walk or Ride with our Faith-N-Fitness Team

Our Faith-n-Fitness team invites you to join with us in fellowship, exercise and a opportunity to share Christ with our neighbors, we have some fun too.

We are looking forward to fellowshipping with you in obedience to the scriptures (Heb. 10:24-25). Sundays are an opportunity to share with one another the experience we have in walking with God in Christ Jesus, pray for and with one another and be encouraged & challenged by the preached word of God by our beloved Pastor Tony.

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Sunday’s Coming and You’re Invited

NEW! The BereanWay Weekly – welcome to The BereanWay Weekly, a weekly devotional to encourage your heart. As we travel and navigate life, we will experience things that will challenge us. But the Lord has chosen Pastor Tony to be the shepherd “according to His heart” to lead, guide, care for and feed the people of God. Be encouraged this week as Pastor Tony shares with us, The BereanWay.

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Things you could consider this weekend…

Join us and invite someone to our Sunday service
Let’s fill the jar with people we’ve invited or witnessed to

Sunday is a time of corporate fellowship, service and sharing with the people of God in the great things God is doing. We are looking for and expecting a great time of spiritual encouragement and edification though the preached word of God, harmonic songs sung to his praises and the fellowship of the Saints. God has great plans for us as individuals as well as a collective body of believers this year and we’re extending an invitation to you and your family to “Adventure with God“, “Believe Him for the Impossible“, “Welcome All Who Come“, be “Equipped with the Gospel“. It’s the BereanWay at New Berean!

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Join us Saturday at the Church for our Saturday Walk/Ride “Faith-n-Fitness Ministry”. We are “Believing God for the Impossible, Adventuring with the Lord and Evangelizing with the Gospel, It’s The BEREANWAY!

Consider bringing or inviting your neighborhood youth to our Sunday morning worship and teaching experience. As we build an exciting time of spiritual renewal for our youth, let us help by providing them a place to grow them so they can remember the Lord in the days of their youth.

Consider reviewing the Sunday Devotional, “Renew Your Mind”

Read and Study our Weekly Lesson

Masks are optional but are encouraged for all in-person gatherings and events for the safety of our visitors and guests. (referenced VHD Guidelines).

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Members, friends and guests, as a reminder, your financial gifts and offerings are the lifeblood which keeps our ministry functioning. As a good steward of the Lord, your gifts and offerings are an integral part of helping us share the word of God as we do with the potential to do greater things. Thank you again for your continued support of God’s work.

Adventuring – The BereanWay

Faith & Fitness , God has given us only body to serve him. Partaking in the new Faith & Fitness is one of things of change Pastor Harris spoke of in his message series, “How to Handle Change“. No matter our age, physical challenges, there are some things we can do to maintain this chosen vessel to a vessel of honor (2 Tim. 2:21). This morning’s first day bike/walk, took us on a 3.5-mile trek through the Riverfront section of Northern Suffolk. Shouts of praise to the ONE who has called us into an abundant life, the life in Christ Jesus. Join us this coming Monday April 1, at 6:00 pm for day 2.