NMBC Enews - 2019, 04, 26

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This Sunday

Join us for worship services at 9:15am or 11:00am. Pastor Jon will bring us a message, “Clothed with Christ” with key scripture Colossians 3:12-17.

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NMBC Events

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1st SATURDAY MEN’S FELLOWSHIP - May 4 at 8am, hear what God is doing in the life of John Lohr. Following our gathering we will meet for breakfast at the Louis Millett Complex.

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ROBIN MARK IN CONCERT - Singer/songwriter Robin Mark and Friends in concert at NMBC Thursday, May 30. Sponsored by Compassion Canada. Tickets are $20 and available at the church office.

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THE ALPHA FILM SERIES for youth and adults is here on Tuesday evenings (6:30-9:00). Explore life, faith, and meaning around food, teaching and discussion. Sign up at the Connections Centre. For more information please contact Pamela Flawn (pamelaflawn@gmail.com)

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Church Clean Up Day will be Monday, May 13 from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Many hands make (good fun) and light work!


NMBC Announcement

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FOOD BANK SUNDAY is this Sunday, April 28. A donation box is located at the Connections Centre. Envelopes for monetary donations are available at Welcome Centre. Cheques can be made to "Fundy Interchurch Food Bank”.

POST-SECONDARY GRADS - Graduating this Spring from a post-secondary program? We would like to celebrate your accomplishment! Contacting our church office by May 1 (902-681-7683 or office@nmbc.ca).


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

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GRIEF SHARE - You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Sundays at 9:00am in room B5. For more info, contact our church office or Dennis Wilson at camino99@outlook.com or 902-599-0095 / 902-300-9418.

Electives - 11AM Service

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NEW ELECTIVE: 7-week (April 28-June 9) study of the Apostle Paul a RightNow Media Study with Danny Zacharias.

Room: B6 @ 11am

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.

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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. Meeting Sundays in the Greenhouse Room 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 - “Pray like this: Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.” Matthew 6:9 NLT


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.

GIDEON LOBSTER/ROAST FUNDRAISING BANQUET - May 10 at the Berwick & District Lions Club! Come and be part of how the gospel changes everything. Tickets are $25.00 and available until May 2 by contacting Gordon Braun (902-670-0158) or Garnet Wheaton (902-680-2024)

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GROWING YOUNG - The Spring session of the EVBA and Annual Leadership Seminar will be hosted by Cambridge Baptist Church on Saturday, May 4 at 9am (lunch provided). Theme: “Growing Younger” with Renee Embree, worship leaders Paul Fowler and Friends. Then stay for a fun ball game (if raining bring a crokinole board for a tournament!).

FUNDRAISING CONCERT - FEATURING SONLIGHT. You are invited to attend a fundraising concert for Landmark East Foundation Student Bursary Fund on Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 3:00 p.m. at White Family Funeral Home in Kentville. Free Will Offering will be received with proceeds to be donated to their Student Bursary Fund.

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St. Joseph’s Stage Prophets present their 17th production, Fiddler on the Roof at the Festival Theatre, Wolfville May 16 to 19.  Tickets for all 6 performs are $20 and available on-line at https://boxoffice.acadiau.ca, and in person at the Acadia Box Office, Box of Delights Bookstore, Wolfville and Occasions Gifts and Décor, Kentville.


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).

GIVING OPTIONS:

  • 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!