An Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Congregation

Welcome to long time Lutherans, Christians from every tradition, and people new to the faith.

This is a place where you are welcome to celebrate and sorrow, rejoice and recover.

This is a place where lives are made new.

Welcome to believers, questioners, and questioning believers.

Welcome to all who have no church home,

Want to follow Christ, have doubt or do not believe.

Welcome to new visitors and old friends.

Welcome to people of every age and size, color and culture, sexual orientation and marital status, ability and challenge.

Welcome to New Spirit!

Listen to a few of our songs.

Cover Songs

Original Songs

Help us Make a Difference in our Community

There are currently volunteer opportunities available with our Food Bank,
Blessings in a Backpack, our AARP Tax Preparation Site, and more!


Pastor Alan Field is an Arizonan at heart having grown up in the Sonoran desert. He graduated from Coronado High School in Scottsdale, and attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned a degree in Cultural Anthropology. [...] In 2001 he was called to Tucson to serve Spanish Trail Lutheran (now New Spirit Lutheran Church.) Pastor Alan is an animated teacher, creative writer, and a challenging, yet, encouraging preacher.

He is a fitness enthusiast, a frustrated golfer, aspiring musician, and wannabe artist. Read more...



  • in Pastor's Blog

    Holy Week worship

    On this Monday in Holy Week, I welcome you from my home. I, like all Arizonans have been ordered to shelter in place. It is a bit inconvenient, but by no means impossible. I want to thank you, the members of New Spirit, for your reaching out to one another. I understand many of you...
  • in Pastor's Blog

    Daily Readings for Holy Week

    Holy Week is the full-drama of the fulfillment of Jesus’ ministry. It is filled with familiar scenes, and the intrigue of the plot to kill him. Since we are not able to come together to “hear” the Word, I encourage each of you to “read aloud” the Word every day in the coming week. Reading...