Our History – Glendale New Church

May 22, 2022


Welcome to the historical journey of Forward Church, formerly known as Glendale New Church. As a pillar of faith and belief in the Glendale community, our church has a rich history that spans decades. This page is dedicated to sharing our story, highlighting our achievements, and showcasing the impact we have made on the lives of our congregation and the wider community.

The Foundation

Forward Church was established in 1965 with a vision to create a welcoming and inclusive community where individuals could explore their spirituality and find solace in shared beliefs. Our founders, a group of devoted individuals, laid the groundwork for a church that would serve as a sanctuary for all seeking guidance, hope, and love.

Community Engagement

From the beginning, Forward Church has actively engaged with the Glendale community, aiming to make a positive impact in the lives of those around us. We have organized various outreach programs focusing on providing food, shelter, and support to underserved individuals and families. Our commitment to service has helped countless individuals find a glimmer of hope during challenging times.

A Place of Unity

Forward Church has always embraced diversity and fostered a sense of unity among its congregation. Our inclusive approach welcomes individuals from all walks of life, regardless of their background, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status. We believe in a united community that celebrates our differences and supports one another through life's journey.

Spiritual Growth and Education

At Forward Church, we prioritize the spiritual growth and education of our members. Through regular sermons, bible study groups, and various educational programs, we aim to deepen our understanding of faith and strengthen our connection with a higher power. Our dedicated team of pastors and religious educators provide guidance and mentorship to individuals of all ages.

Notable Achievements

Over the years, Forward Church has achieved numerous milestones and received recognition for our contributions to the community. We have been honored with awards for our outstanding charity work, community engagement, and commitment to social justice. These accolades serve as a testament to the unwavering dedication of our congregation and the positive impact we have made.

Looking Towards the Future

As we continue to move forward, Forward Church remains committed to our mission of inspiring, guiding, and empowering individuals to lead fulfilling spiritual lives. We strive to adapt to the ever-changing needs of our community, ensuring that our services and programs remain relevant and impactful. With a blend of tradition and innovation, we embrace the future with hope and excitement.

Join Us

If you are seeking a community that will welcome you with open arms, provide spiritual guidance, and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others, we invite you to join us at Forward Church. Together, we can continue to foster a sense of belonging, love, and compassion.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like to get involved with Forward Church, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We are always here to support you on your spiritual journey.

Forward Church - Building a Stronger Community, One Step at a Time.