New Earth Christian Church Sponsors “Seven Last Words” – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry


Pastor Larry Dozier (Courtesy photo)

The New Earth Christian Church (TNECC) will be hosting a “Seven Last Words” service on Good Friday April 2 at noon via Zoom, Pastor Larry Dozier announced.

“During the season of resurrection (Easter), many places of worship hold services to commemorate Jesus’ last seven words on the cross. It’s actually seven sentences, but normally called the last seven words, ”he said.

“The service typically includes seven speakers, often pastors or church leaders, who elaborate for 7-10 minutes on the comments Jesus made while hanging on the cross.”

The featured speakers of the TNECC service are:

THE FIRST WORD – “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” – Luke 23:34 – Reverend Cassandra Mmabatho Hawkins – Los Angeles / South Africa

THE SECOND WORD – “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in Heaven.” – Luke 23:43 – Minister Raymond Kimbro, Atlanta

THE THIRD WORD – “Jesus said to his mother, ‘Woman, this is your son.’ Then he said to the disciple, ‘She is your mother.’ “- John 19: 26-27 – Reverend Joel Hortiales, Los Angeles

THE FOURTH WORD – Pastor Rhonda Holbert – “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” – Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34 – Rhonda Holbert, Pastor and Executive Director of Celebrate Life’s Cancer Ministry

THE FIFTH WORD – “I’m thirsty.” – John 19:28 – Reverend Albert Anderson, Atlanta

THE SIXTH WORD – “When Jesus had received the wine, he said: ‘It is finished'” – John 19:30 – Reverend Patrick Smith, Dothan, Alabama

THE SEVENTH WORD – “Jesus cried out with a loud voice,
‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.’ “- Luke 23:46 – TNECC Senior Pastor Larry Dozier

TNECC and Seven Last Words connect on the link:

Meeting identification number: 847 1149 7735 Access code: 148839

TNECC services take place on Sundays at 10 a.m. Pastor Larry hosts a fellowship / rap session for men Tuesday evenings at 6:30 a.m. and Wednesday mornings teaches a Bible at 10:30 a.m. First Lady Erma Dozier teaches Sunday School at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.

The New Earth Christian Church is a Zoom-based, non-denominational Christian church that believes Jesus to be the son of the one true God, who lived over 2000 years ago and sacrificed his life for our sins, so that we can have eternal life. We believe that he rose from the dead on the third day and now sits at the right hand of his Father, where he intercedes for all who accept, believe and receive him. To contact TNECC, dial (424) 340-9007, email [email protected] or visit


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