NMBC enews - 2019, 01, 10


NMBC This Weekend

SUNDAY MORNING - Join us for worship services at 9:15am or 11:00am. Pastor Daniel will begin our new sermon series Christian in Complete Armour Pt 1 “Belt of Truth” Our Stability Ephesians 6:10-20

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SUNDAY EVENING - Trusting God will, through lots of singing, prayer and sharing Sunday evening at 6, prepare our minds and hearts to clearly see His vision for us as a church family on mission with Jesus here in the Valley.

NMBC Events


NEXT STEPS DISCOVERY MEMBERSHIP CLASS - Come learn more about who we are, what we believe, where we are going, and the benefits of becoming a member on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7:00pm. To reserve your spot email Pastor Daniel (daniel.cormier@nmbc.ca) or call the church office 902-681-7683.

FRIENDS IN RETIREMENT (F.I.R.) - this Thurs Jan 17 at 11:00am. Come have a fun time of games with friends. Lunch provided.

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MISSIONS CAFE - Jan 27th at 6:30pm. Good food, fellowship, music and missions! Learn about local, national and international missions that people in our church family are volunteering with or connected to. For more information see hosts RaeAnne Bekkers or Pastor Daniel.

SPRINGTIME ALPHA COMING TO NMBC - The Alpha Film Series and Youth Alpha Film Series will run Tuesday evenings (6:30-9:00) from March 26 to June 4. You or your entire small group can help make this a success by signing up to pray for Alpha, help with meal preparation/ serving, joining a set-up or clean-up crew, with music, or by becoming a hosts or helper. Sign up to help at the Connection Centre.

NMBC Annoucements

OPEN ARMS DINNER DONATIONS for January 26 are gratefully received at the Connections Centre in the lobby. See Pam Dimock (pam.dimock@gmail.com or 902-670-2588) on how you can contribute.

NOTICE of CHURCH LICENSE to MINISTER candidate, Eric Poll, is studying at Acadia Divinity College and is on his journey toward ordination.

Brand New TRAINING OPPORTUNITY/SMALL GROUP for Kids Ministry Leaders & Parents! Pastor Jon & Samyi Diotte invite you to join a 6 week small group / book club / training event called Gospel Centered Kids Ministry! This group is open to all current kids ministry leaders in Nursery, Sprouts, Orchard and the Grove as well as parents of kids in those groups and even anyone else interested in learning about why we do children's ministry the way we do at NMBC. Date and time will be chosen as a group of those interested, either as a 6 week group or every second week for 12 weeks. For more information please contact Pastor Jon. [jon.dixon@nmbc.ca] or Samyi Diotte [samyidiotte@gmail.com] asap. The book we will be following is here: https://amzn.to/2REoamI

LOST & FOUND - Please take a moment to check our lost and found. Items not claimed by Sunday, January 27 will be donated to charity.

NMBC Disciplship & Resources

2019 BIBLE READING CHALLENGE using the Bible Project plan. Find copies of the plan at the Welcome & Connections Centres and at nmbc.ca/bible and/or download the Read Scripture app for iPhone or Android at www.readscripture.org. At NMBC we love God’s Word!

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

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NMBC Prayer

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. For more info please contact Pastor Sterling (sterling.gosman@nmbc.ca | 902-670-0833)

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 office@nmbc.ca.

WEEKLY PRAYER VERSE - “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.” Philippians 4:6 NLT

Ministry Partners & Community

SONLIGHT CONCERT - On Sunday, January 20 at 7pm at Bethany Memorial Baptist Church there will be a special concert featuring the musical group "Sonlight". A freewill offering will also be received, followed by a time of food and fellowship. All are welcome to attend. A storm-date is set for January 27th

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 2-7pm 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.

NMBC Giving

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 (office@nmbc.ca).


  • 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 paris.chute@nmbc.ca

  • You can text to give with PushPay by texting giveNMBC to 77977.

  • You can give securely with PushPay through our NMBC iPhone / Android App

  • 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!