NMBC enews - 2019, 01, 25


NMBC This Weekend

SUNDAY MORNING - Join us for worship services at 9:15am or 11:00am. Pastor Daniel will continue our sermon series Christian in Complete Armour Pt 3 “Footwear of Peace - Our Serenity” Ephesians 6:15

NMBC Events

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MISSIONS CAFE THIS SUNDAY (Jan 27) at 6:30pm. Relax and enjoy hearing about different missions, as well as some good music!  Please bring a snack or dessert to share - Thank you!  For more info see hosts RaeAnne Bekkers or Pastor Daniel.

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WOMEN INTO LIVING DEEPLY (W.I.L.D.) GAMES NIGHT - Monday, Jan. 28, 7-8:30pm. Bring your favourite game and we’ll enjoy some time visiting. 

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Feb. 2 at 8am, come hear what God is doing in the life of fellow brother, Troy Bonar. Following our gathering in the MP Room we will meet for breakfast at the Louis Millett Complex.

Then you are invited to participate in a fun mini tournament of Floorball (men and boys grade 8+).

Come to a Intro to Floorball - Thurs. Jan 31 at 7pm. here in our gym.

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SNOW BOWL - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3 - Join us for fun flag football! Meet at Credit Union Rec Complex in Kentville (formerly the Soccer Dome) at 3:45pm until 5pm. Everyone welcome - guys & girls, middle school age and up. It’s a good chance to invite a friend, co-worker, fellow student or neighbour. See Pastor Daniel for more info.

MARRIAGE SERIES | RETREAT - Coming up on February 10 & 17, 2019 will have a short two-part series on Marriage, continuing the series at the Marriage Retreat at the Annapolis Basin Conference Centre on February 22-23. For more information on the retreat please contact Pastor Daniel [daniel.cormier@nmbc.ca] or Mark Flawn [flonzie1@gmail.com].

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THE NEXT 20/20 VISION NIGHT - Sunday, February 10


ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING - Saturday, February 16 @ 9am

NMBC Annoucements


FOOD BANK SUNDAY is this Sunday (Jan. 27). A donation box is located at the Connections Centre. Envelopes for monetary donations are available at Welcome Centre. Cheques can be made out to "Fundy Interchurch Food Bank”.

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AL IKARI FAMILY - Visit the Connections Centre to help the Al Ikari family settle into their new home by committing to provide specific items needed. Small groups are encouraged to consider collaborating toward the purchase of larger items. Gift cards (IKEA, Walmart, and Superstore) as well as cash are also welcome. Plus, gently used clothing or household items can donated for sale at Consignor’s Place (77 Crescent Drive) in New Minas, under the account “New Minas Baptist Church”. Money collected from the sale of these items will also help meet the Al Ikari family's needs. Questions? Visit the Connections Centre or contact Tania Ward (902-300-2141 | ward_ty@yahoo.ca) or Geoff & Kim Bishop (204-914-0665 | geoffreybishop@gmail.com)

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

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

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SEND-A-KID to CAMP FUND is our sponsorship fund at NMBC to provide bursary support to kids & youth who want to attend Christian camps. For many families, camp is expensive, and we want to offer support so that more children and youth can encounter Jesus and have life changing camp experiences! All money in the fund will go to applicants who need support to pay for camp registrations. First priority in dispersing funds will go to children or youth wanting to attend Kingswood Camp. For more info about the Send a Kid to Camp fund or to apply for sponsorship, please visit www.nmbc.ca/sendakid. If you want to make a donation to the Send-A-Kid to Camp Fund you can make your donation through PushPay, or mark Send-A-Kid to Camp on your offering envelope. For more info please see Pastor Jon.

NMBC Discipleship & 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!

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NEW ELECTIVE - Raising Kids with a Faith that Lasts Right Now Media series. Starting this Sunday (Jan 27) and continuing for 6 weeks.  Meeting at 1100am in Room B6 in the Cafe

Elective Leader: Beth Brown

Everybody Needs The Essentials! That's what you get in this entertaining series from Focus on the Family. This elective introduces you to one of your greatest privileges - helping your child begin a relationship with God. You'll see how everyday conversations, family fun, and purposeful projects build spiritual foundations your son or daughter can rely on for a lifetime- and beyond.

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THE GREENHOUSE is a book club for those who are new to Church and Christianity or for those who want to renew their understanding of what it means to be a follower of Jesus. Starting Jan 27 in the Greenhouse Room every Sunday for 12 weeks at 11am. Questions: Please contact Tammy Bast (bast.tammy@gmail.com)

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 - “The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but he delights in the prayers of the upright.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭15:8‬ ‭NLT‬‬

Ministry Partners & Community


SUMMER CAMP - Registration is open for camp this summer! In 2018 Kingswood was almost completely full... and it filled early! Don't miss out! Come experience all that Kingswood Camp has to offer. Fly through the trees on our zipline, test your balance and strength on our ropes course, and develop your skills on our bouldering wall, during canoeing, or at the archery range! Hangout in our treehouse, jump and dive in Lake George, be loud and crazy at campfire! Make lasting memories playing epic games, spending time with old and new friends, and adventuring in the outdoors. And much more! You don't want to miss the Kingswood Camp experience this summer. Dates & details & registration here: http://www.kingswoodcamp.ca/2017summer [ignore the year, it's the correct link]

FAMILY CAMP - August 29 - September 1 - put those dates in your calendar and plan to register join us! Family Camp 2018 was the first event of this kind and it was a blast! There’s no better way to spend your family vacation than at Kingswood Family Camp! Take the time to invest in your family, spend quality time together, and build on your family’s foundation of faith in the beauty of God’s creation at Kingswood Camp. There will be morning and evening chapels with incredible speakers and daily worship. Family Camp provides a relaxed atmosphere and family friendly programming geared towards all ages. Enjoy the balance of free time and organized activities. Some of the activities include: Rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, campfires, crafts, ziplining, and more! Details & registration here: http://www.kingswoodcamp.ca/2017summer [ignore the year, it's the correct link]


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!