THE ALPHA FILM SERIES for youth and adults is here on Tuesday evenings (6:30-9:00). March 26.. Explore life, faith, and meaning around food, teaching and discussion. Sign up at the Connections Centre. For more information please contact Pamela Flawn (email@example.com)
NMBC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE next Friday, April 5 beginning at 6:30 and Saturday, April 6 beginning at 8:30. Registration deadline is THIS SUNDAY, March 31! Visit us at the Connections Centre or register online at http://bit.ly/NMBC19womencon. We are looking forward to worshipping and learning together.
1st SATURDAY MEN’S FELLOWSHIP April 6 at 8am we will meet in the external building to hear what God is doing in the life of James Schofield, followed by the Lion’s Club community breakfast. This month’s floorball is cancelled but will resume in May.
THE GRID - Saturday, April 13 from 1:30-3:30pm at NMBC! Come and discover ways to reach out, share the Gospel, and participate in evangelism while engaging in a time of fellowship. Workshops include: Understanding the Canadian Landscape, The GRID Model, Sharing my Faith and Developing Spiritual Relationships. Presented in partnership with The Gideons International and ShareWord Global. See Pastor Daniel for more details (firstname.lastname@example.org).
EASTER BAPTISM If you love Jesus and have not yet experienced believer’s baptism and would like to inquire about being baptized please contact Pastor Daniel (email@example.com).
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 Thurs, April 11 at 7pm. To reserve your spot email Pastor Daniel (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call the church office 902-681-7683.
FOOD BANK SUNDAY is this Sunday, March 31. 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”.
NMBC SUMMER STAFF APPLICATIONS - Now accepting applications for annual summer staff position[s] in children and youth ministries, pending funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Applicants must be 15-30 years of age at the start of employment. Application deadline is this Sunday, March 31. Contact Pastor Jon Dixon for an application package.
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 (email@example.com).
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!
Electives - 9:15AM Service
GRIEF SHARE - You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Starting today at 9:00am in room B5. For more info, contact our church office or Dennis Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 902-599-0095 / 902-300-9418.
NEW ELECTIVE: Six week (Mar 10 - Apr 14) study of the Exodus theme in Scripture with Wade White based on the book Echoes of Eden.
Room: B6 @ 9:15am.
The exodus stands as a pivotal event in the Old Testament. But we also see echoes of this story of redemption all throughout God's Word. The recurring theme of the exodus throughout the entirety of Scripture sheds light on the Bible's unified message of salvation and restoration that is at the heart of God's plan for the world. Join Wade White for a 6-week study on the theme of the Exodus in scripture, March 10 – April 14 during the first service in B6. The book “Echoes of Exodus” is suggested but not required for the elective, with some copies available at the church office.
NEW ELECTIVE: 7-week (April 28-June 9) study of the Apostle Paul a RightNow Media Study with Danny Zacharias.
Room: B6 @ 9:15am
Apart from Jesus, no one has had a greater influence in Christianity than the apostle Paul. This elective will view a short clip from RightNow Media each week and proceed with a discussion and Bible study. Join Danny Zacharias for a 7-week study on Paul's remarkable life and his voyages from Jerusalem across the Mediterranean world to Rome, where he was ultimately martyred. April 28 – June 9 during the first service in B6.
Electives - 11AM Service
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. Meeting Sundays in the Greenhouse Room at 11am. Questions: Please contact Tammy Bast (email@example.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
Question 13: Can anyone keep the law of God perfectly?
Since the fall, no mere human has been able to keep the law of God perfectly, but consistently breaks it in thought, word, and deed.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org | 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 email@example.com.
WEEKLY PRAYER VERSE - “Never stop praying. Be ready for anything by praying and being thankful.” Colossians 4:2 ERV
Ministry Partners & Community
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.
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!