This weekend, December 2-3, we continue the message series, “Kingdom Come!” The teaching text is Mark 1:14-16 and the message is titled, “Double Down!”
Worship services are Saturday at 6:30pm and Sunday at 8:30am, 10:00am and 11:30am.
The nursery (birth – age 3) is open for all worship services. LIFEkidz worship (ages 4 – grade 5) meets on Saturday at 6:30pm and Sunday at 8:30am, 10:00am and 11:30am.
We celebrate the Lord’s Supper this weekend, December 2-3. All who confess Jesus as their Lord and Savior are invited to share in the bread and the cup.
To sign up, check the box on the Connection Card and be sure to include your name, phone number and email address – or sign up now by emailing your contact info to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be contacted with more details.
Share God’s love for all this Christmas season by serving at the East Liberty Food Kitchen on Saturday, December 16. The Team meets at 8:15am to drive to the Food Kitchen and returns at approximately 1:30pm. Check the “Food Kitchen” box on your Connection Card if you would like to serve. Team leader, Ray Isherwood, will contact you the week of the Food Kitchen with more information.
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New Life’s Small Groups build communities that change lives. The fall groups have just finished, and we are already preparing for the new groups to begin January 14, 2018. Please be praying and considering whether God is calling you to lead a small group in January. If you feel called to lead a group, mark your calendar for Small Group Leader Training on either Monday, December 11 or Wednesday, December 13 from 6:00-8:00pm. Once you’ve been trained, you can join the team of leaders who are building communities that change lives at New Life! Anyone who has already gone through the training can simply submit a small group idea form at the Next Steps area. Questions? Contact email@example.com.
“An Acoustic Christmas” returns to New Life on Friday, December 8 at 7pm. Invite friends to come along as we celebrate Jesus’ birth by singing some of our favorite Christmas worship songs and give Him honor for all that He has done! Join us at the Christmas Cookie Table during intermission for cookies and hot chocolate. Bring a plate of your favorite cookies to share! Mark your calendar for this special December BELIEVE! Gathering!
LIFEkidz families and friends are invited to experience “A Night in Bethlehem” on Friday, December 15. Come see what life was like in Bethlehem the night Jesus was born. Meet Mary and Joseph and take a picture with the live animals. The event is free but space is limited so get your tickets at the LIFEkidz check-in area for either the 5:30pm or 7:30pm showing.
Our Christmas Eve Offering gives us an incredible opportunity once again to help people in our local communities. We call it “Compassion—Close To Home” and it provides funds for the coming year to bless those in our own communities who are in special need. Your generous gifts to “Compassion—Close To Home” provide Blessing Bags, Awesome Boxes, and Backpacks filled with school supplies. It also provides funds for our Greatest Need ministry which helps people in difficult financial situations. Start planning now to give generously to this extraordinary opportunity to serve those around us. Every dollar given will help someone in need close to home!
New Life will celebrate Christmas with six worship services:
Saturday, December 23 at 5:30 and 7:00pm
(nursery available birth to age 3)
Sunday, December 24 at 8:30 & 10:00am
(regular LIFEkidz schedule)
Sunday, December 24 at 5:30 & 7:00pm
(nursery available birth to age 3)
RELEVANT STUDENT MINISTRIES
Students grades 6-12 – get ready for Relevant’s Christmas Party and the “Ugly Sweater” competition on Sunday, December 17 from 6-8pm. This is the last youth group until we kick off again in January (Sr High begins January 14 and Jr High begins January 16!!)
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