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High School Seniors, we would love to recognize you for all your accomplishments! We will be recognizing our graduating seniors on Sunday, May 19th! If you are a senior or have a senior in your household, please contact our Propel High Pastor, Blake Belles, at so we can be sure to recognize them during service that day.


Women of Forward, ages 65+, you are cordially invited to attend a special brunch on Wednesday, May 22 at Forward Church. Sign up this Sunday at the Welcome Desk and don’t forget to save the date!


Women of Forward, “Save the Date” for this year’s Fall Retreat!  Retreat date: Nov. 7-9. We will be staying at Abe Martin Lodge in Brown County State Park.

You can get registered now! There is a $50 down payment with registration, with full payment due by September 22nd. You can click on the link below to get registered.

This weekend you can get signed up for a room. We will have choices of 2 or 4 person rooms. 4 person rooms are $175 and 2 person rooms are $255. Stop at the Welcome Desk Sunday to get signed up.

For any questions, please reach out to Lisa Sutherland at

Registration Link


Beginning, Sunday May 26th, the Sunday School class will begin chapter studies in Psalms and Proverbs. Psalm 1 tells us there is a blessing for those who delight and meditate on God’s Word. Join us as we study, delight and meditate on God’s life changing Word.

This will be a 12 week study. Please join us Sundays from 9-10am in the classroom behind the Worship Center.


Thank you to all the ladies who signed up to serve the women at Breakaway.

The next Breakaway Meal will be Sunday evening, June 2nd. We will need around 5 women to help provide a meal and come out to visit with the women in the Breakaway home for a couple of hours. This is a great opportunity to serve the ladies literally in our backyard.

For questions, text or call Tonia Hatfield (phone number provided at the Welcome Center). Sign up this Sunday if you are able to help.


All men of Forward are invited to join in Tuesday mornings for Bible study. Meeting at Coffee Crossing in downtown New Albany from 7:00-8:00am, the men will be studying through the book of Proverbs.
Contact: Brent Kulwicki at (812) 989-2717


If you are interested in becoming a member of Forward, contact Pastor Neil at!

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Chest Of Joash

The Chest of Joash provides an opportunity to give above and beyond the normal tithe. The money from it goes directly to work needed done on our building.

In 2 Chronicles 24 we find Joash repairing the temple and a chest was set outside of it for people to bring a tithe that was used to pay the workers restoring the temple. Verse 10 says, “And all the princes and all the people rejoiced and brought their tax and dropped it into the chest until they had finished.”

A huge THANK YOU to all of you who have joyfully donated just as the Israelite officials and people did!

You can give to the Chest of Joash by clicking the button below and selecting “Chest of Joash” in the drop down menu.

Chest of Joash Giving

Volunteer Opportunities

1 Peter 4:10, “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace:”

We’re encouraging and challenging everyone to take the step to get connected in serving on a team with us at Forward! We have many opportunities to serve:

  • forKids (Nursery, Toddlers/Twos, The Clubhouse/Pre-K, God City/K-1st, The Dig/2nd-5th)
  • Propel Middle (meets Sunday mornings) and Propel High (meets Wednesday evenings)
  • Greeters and Ushers
  • Starting Point Guides
  • Security Team
  • Tech Team
  • Outreach Team
  • Prayer Team

For any area you may be interested in or want more information on, click the “Serve With Us!” button below and we’ll get you started!

Serve With Us!