Frank NEWS

Last Update September 30, 2015


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Over the last couple of months some really big and exciting things have happened at NewChurch, here are some headlines:

Anonymous Donation of $200,000 generated $233,000 in a MatchMyGift campaign.

NewChurch Worships at No Label with Free Beer and The Blues.

NewChurch Moves into Phase Two—Building Toward Public Launch.

Frank Hart Commissioned as Sent Minister by Oikos Church to Plant NewChurch in Katy.

Pastor Matt Popovits guest Preacher For 25th Week at NewChurch—170 Attended.


Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 4.53.04 PMNewChurch Website is Live! – 5-28-2015
We are proud parents of a bouncing baby website. If you have suggestions or comments about how we can improve it please let us know. Was anything confusing? Is there something you would like to see? We want it to be an accurate representation of who we actually are at this point in our journey. Putting our best foot forward without being impressive. Baby Steps. Take a look and see what we are up to, maybe you will want to help—that’d be nice.



Frank Hart starts a New Podcast – April, 2015
Frank is a great travel companion and now you can take him with you anywhere you go. Have deep conversations about faith, doubt, anger, family and other practical subjects. It will be a bit of a one-way conversation but it might be a springboard launching you to new thoughts and wonders. iTunes or Other.


NewChurch Saturday Nights – February 21, 2015
After serving at the same church for eleven years it was time for something new. Frank is starting a new church in Katy, Texas along with Kemper Crabb. Informal worship is on Saturdays at 6 pm. Join us if you want to help us start something new and amazing.


Westminster Encounter Service – March 22, 2015
Frank is leading worship for the Encounter Service at Westminster United Methodist Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am. He is joined by Johnny Simmons on drums and members of the WUMC House Band. Along with popular worship songs and ancient hymns, he usually performs a song from one of his recording projects as a tie-in for the message.


Atomic Opera For Madmen Only Twenty Years Later CD Re-Release – December 5, 2014
After being out of print for nearly twenty years the original Atomic Opera grooves are available once again. Three bonus tracks are also included: Hammer, Magic Castle, and an alternate version of Joyride.Joyride-Book-Cover-strat-space2-rc


Frank Hart’s Living Creatures Project CD Release – November 14, 2014
A CD release of worship songs written by Frank. The album was co-produced, mixed and mastered by Alan Doss (Galactic Cowboys). Frank wrote a series of blogs about the album. It is truly modern worship and classic rock.


Frank Hart Book Publishing Deal – February 7, 2013
Part memoir, part philosophical introspection and laced with dark humor. Frank uses stories from his life to speak about faith, doubt, music and love. The book is titled “Joyride: A beginning in every end.” Look for it in 2015.