The first thing a new believer should do is to be baptized into a local, autonomous, New Testament Church whose main goal is the glory of God and who uplifts the name of Jesus Christ and His name only. The local church was ordained by God to do his work in this age of grace. All ministries should be out of an properly ordered New Testament church body. See,
One such church is Old Paths Baptist Church of Northfield, Minnesota, the church Jerald Finney is a member of.
Model New Testament Church: