When Christ called us to Himself, He also called us to a new community. At Terra Nova, we live out that reality in the context of small group communities that we call Tribes. It is in this setting that we can really get to know others and be known by others.
Our goal is to launch a new church and we begin by planting groups of 10-15 people throughout the Berkshires. We will gather in homes twice a month to do life together with presence, truth and grace. Currently, we gather those Tribes for collective worship and teaching every other Sunday. We are planning to begin gathering weekly for worship in the Fall of 2017. You can see our planned timeline here.
Join us by signing up for a Tribe below, or email Pastor Paul Gordon if you have more questions.
Active Berkshires Tribes
Meets Mondays | 6:30pm
Meets Mondays | 7:00pm
Meets Wednesdays | 7:00pm
On average our tribes meet twice a month. You can receive more specifics during the sign up process.
Paul & Nicole returned to their roots in North Adams, MA in the summer of 2016 to begin the journey of planting a new church serving the Berkshires and Western New England. Paul & Nicole are from the greater Capital District area of NY and Paul’s extended family has roots in Lanesborough & North Adams, MA which explains why this family loves the Red Sox!
Paul serves as the Executive Pastor for the Terra Nova Network of churches and has served as a pastor for Terra Nova Troy since 2010. Paul has received pastoral training through Terra Nova and has been assessed through Converge Worldwide and the Acts 29 Network. Paul holds a B.S. in Accounting and a MBA in Finance and spent 14 years in Public Accounting & Corporate Banking in Albany, NY and New York, NY before following a call to pastoral ministry. Nicole holds a PharmD from Albany College of Pharmacy and has been working in a hospital pharmacy setting for 7 years.
Paul & Nicole have been married for 12 years and have one daughter and one son, Margot & Elgin. The whole family loves the outdoors, exploring the areas top notch museums, shopping at the Farmers’ Markets and exploring all the State Parks and natural beauty the Berkshires has to offer.
Paul & Nicole love the Church and God’s Word and would love to meet you and walk alongside you in life as we all seek to know God more fully and follow Him more faithfully. Please feel free to email either Paul or Nicole to learn more.
We would love for you to come join us and get to know us, but in these short videos you can also hear a few people’s stories and their heart to build a community of faith centered on Jesus and serving in the Berkshires.