THIS SUNDAY MORNING: Join us for worship services at 9:15am & 11am. Pastor Daniel Cormier will continue our fall series: God's Power Promises for Living Stronger with the message “The Promised Power of Godliness”
CHALLENGE 2019 - OCT 25-26 - Prayer requests:
The youth and leaders who will travel to and from Challenge
Our Speaker, Spencer Conway, as he prepares for the main sessions
The Shiloh Band as they prepare for the worship sessions
Our Challenge Team and church volunteers – for rest and energy leading up to the weekend
Final details – they will be all worked out!!
That lives will be changed forever as hearts are surrendered and turned to God!!
LIVE NATIVITY SIGN UP online at https://nmbc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/163/responses/new or Sunday at the Connections Centre. Be a part of the 5th anniversary of this exciting event. There are many opportunities to serve: setup team, construction crew, actors, and many more.
Drive-Thru November 29 & Walk-Thru November 30.
For info? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WE’RE HIRING - Three part-time positions (Connections Pastor 75%, Care Pastor 50%, Young Adult Pastor 25%) are now posted with application instruction.. Let’s keep this process in prayer.
OUR VIVID VISION description is now temporarily displayed in the foyer. It acts as a “charging station” in prayerfully reviewing it whenever we are contemplating decisions such as our churches’ new name initiative for possible future multiplication (new plants or church mergers). It has also been emailed to our active attenders. So, if you feel inspired to suggest a new name email it to email@example.com. Names will be prayerfully narrowed down to a top ten list and re-released for further consideration toward choosing the final new name.
ANNUAL BUDGET MEETING will be held on Saturday, Nov 2 at 10:00am. NOMINATING REPORT - You can pick up your copy of the 2020 Nominations & Profiles at the Welcome Centre or view online at http://bit.ly/NMBCToday
HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANNING starts Saturday, October 12 from 7:45 to 8:45pm at the Gloosecap arena in Canning. For more information please contact Jeff Spinney (firstname.lastname@example.org or 902-542-9333)
INN FROM THE COLD - Monday nights [Nov - Apr] NMBC volunteers in partnership with Open Arms to provide emergency shelter for those who need a warm place to sleep. There will be a pre-season meeting on Nov 4 at 7pm in the external building. All welcome. $5 Tim Horton’s gift cards are being collected at the church office to help with this ministry. For more information please contact Reid Sanford (email@example.com) or John Lake (firstname.lastname@example.org).
SAMSON SOCIETY - A new weekly (“No Bull Brotherhood”) Men’s Ministry will launch on Thursday, Nov. 7th. More details to come.
OPEN ARMS DINNER DONATIONS - Drop by the Connections Centre in the lobby this Sunday to see how you can contribute or contact Pam Dimock at email@example.com
FOOD BANK SUNDAY is Oct 27. A donation box is located at the Connections Centre. Envelopes for donations are available at Welcome Centre. Cheques can be made out to "Fundy Interchurch Food Bank”.
NMBC Discipleship & Resources
THE NEW CITY CATECHISM is a modern-day resource aimed at helping children and adults alike learn the core doctrines of the Christian faith via 52 questions and answers. Look below for this week’s catechism question. Learn more at www.newcitycatechism.com
WORSHIP GUITAR ELECTIVE - If you've never played guitar, can play or haven't played in a long time, this is for you! Learn the basics of guitar and music theory and grow this new skill to enhance your relationship with Jesus! Beginning this Sunday, October 20 at 11am in Room D2 (large room in daycare wing). Contact: John Lake (firstname.lastname@example.org).
WEEKLY PRAYER TIME MINISTRY - Join us in the Prayer Chapel on Tuesday Evenings from 7:00-8:30pm to pray for our Church Ministries, Pastors, and our Church family. All Welcome.
PERSONAL PRAYER - If you would like to be prayed for, members of our prayer team are available to do so before and after services in the Prayer Chapel every Sunday.
PRAYER REQUESTS - We would be honoured to pray for you! Please leave your signed or anonymous prayer requests in our Prayer Request box at our Prayer Centre in the lobby.
NMBC PRAYER LOG - The NMBC Prayer Log is available weekly by email. It contains prayer requests from our church family and their loved ones (also printed in our weekly bulletin), the CBM PrayerLine, and CBAC Prayer Link. This weekly publication is available by subscribing at email@example.com.
WEEKLY PRAYER VERSE - “For I cried out to him for help, praising him as I spoke.” Psalms 66:17 NLT
Ministry Partners and Community
"LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL" fundraising banquet for the mission of the Valley Care Pregnancy Centre. Monday, November 4th, 6:00 for 6:30 PM start at the Old Orchard Inn, Greenwich, NS Register Today! No tickets at the door. To Register: Call or Text 902-670-8510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HOUSING REQUEST: We have received the following request from Acadia Divinity College. If you have suggestions please contact either ADC or our office at 902-681-7683 or email@example.com "We have a mature student from South Africa who is starting at the College in January. She is trying to find a house to rent or a duplex in the Wolfville to New Minas area. She has two teenagers that would be going to Horton High."
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP - Caregivers Nova Scotia in partnership with NMBC invite you to attend a free support group which offers a confidential, friendly atmosphere for you to discuss your experiences, and receive helpful information in a supportive environment for those who give unpaid care to parents, spouses, children, a friend or relative. The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 2-4pm at the external building (formerly the youth centre) here at NMBC. For more info please contact Jennine Wilson at 902-680-8706 or 1-877-488-7390.
TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES is coming to Kentville Fire Hall! The Friends of Ten Thousand Villages-Annapolis Valley/Kentville are hosting a sale of beautiful, fairly-traded gifts benefiting artisans from 27 Developing countries. Ten Thousand Villages is a project of Mennonite Central Committee, the outreach arm of the Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches in North America. The Festival Sale will be held Friday, October 25th, from 12 Noon to 8:00 PM and Saturday, October 26th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Kentville Fire Hall, 463 Main St, Kentville. Admission is free. The gifts you buy at the Ten Thousand Villages Sales will give the blessings of steady work, fair wages, and a better life for struggling families around the world. For more info call Kim O'Connor at 902-698-2705. Your purchase makes a difference!
YOU ARE INVITED, and encouraged, to attend the 2019 FALL SESSION OF THE EASTERN VALLEY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION on Saturday morning, November 9th,with 8:30 a.m. registration, and 12:30 p.m. lunch at the Pereaux United Baptist Church (839 Pereau Road, that ends at Blomidon Provincial Park) Music with "Rising Tide,"a local group of gifted worship leaders. Keynote speaker is Rev. Michael Veenema, who serves as Pereaux's Pastor, as Chaplain with the Youth Detention and Rehab Centre, and as an advocate for social justice.
Faithful giving is a biblical way that Christians participate in the work of Jesus through the local church. Weekly financial updates are available at the Welcome Centre or through email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
You can give during our weekend services.
You can give by mail: 9453 Commercial St., New Minas, NS, B4N 3G3
You can give through automatic withdrawal from your bank account. For more information about this contact Paris Chute at email@example.com
You can text to give with PushPay by texting giveNMBC to 77977.
You can give securely online with PushPay
NMBC Communication & Social Media
NMBC Facebook Groups - We have many different Facebook groups that help various groups from our church stay up to date. Click the links and ask to join the groups that apply to you so that you don’t miss any info!