eNews - June 9, 2017

THIS WEEKEND

THIS SUNDAY - Join us at 9:15am & 11:00am for Sunday Worship with message on John 17:1-5, 20-26 by Pastor Daniel Cormier.

THIS SUNDAY AT OUR CONNECTIONS CENTRE

BIBLE & LIFE CONFERENCE ON PRAYER [JUNE 16/17] - This Friday (7:00pm) and Saturday (9:00am-1:00pm) June 16-17. Cost: $10 per person, $15 per couple, $5 per child. [Note: If cost is an issue please see any of our pastors]. Continental Breakfast and lunch included. Workshops on such topics as Family Prayer, Reigniting Prayer, and Missional Prayer. Interactive Childcare [for children in grades P-5] on prayer as well. Register Sunday and learn more about it at the Connections Centre.  More details to come this Sunday.

CAMP SOAR (Support and Outreach for African Refugees) - See Jay and Laura Callaghan at the Connections Centre this Sunday to learn more about how you can be involved. Or, email jlcallaghan@aimint.org for more information.    

OPEN ARMS DINNER DONATIONS - Thank you to all who have so faithfully contributed to NMBC's monthly dinner for Open Arms. Dinner will be served to guests at Open Arms on June 24. Drop by the Connections Centre to see how you can contribute or contact Pam Dimock at pam.dimock@gmail.com or 902-670-2588.

NMBC EVENTS

FRIENDS IN RETIREMENT (FIR) is this Thursday, June 15th at 11:00am.  Everyone is encouraged to participate in celebrating Canada’s 150 Birthday by dressing in “Red and White”.  Following our monthly program a meal will be provided in the Fellowship Hall.   This will be are last meeting for the summer. 

“AFTER ALPHA” THE JESUS LIFESTYLE [beginning June 6] - Join us Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm for an engaging Nicky Gumbel video study that takes a closer look at the Sermon on the Mount and presents the life that Jesus wants us to live. How to deal with anger. How to handle money. What to do when faced with difficult people. Simple, memorable and profound. Jesus’ words in the Sermon on the Mount are as relevant and as challenging today as they were 2,000 years ago. For more info please contact Pamela Flawn (pamelaflawn@gmail.com or 902-538-8338)

BIBLE & LIFE CONFERENCE ON PRAYER [June 16-17] - Join us at NMBC on Friday (7:00-9:30pm) and Saturday (9:30-1:00pm).

NMBC ANNOUNCEMENTS

SEND A KID TO CAMP FUND is a brand new 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! People from our church are encouraged to give to this fund and all money in the fund will go to applicants who need support to pay for camp registrations. You can give to the Send a Kid to Camp fund through PushPay [online, by text, or in our NMBC App] or via our NMBC offering envelops. For more information about the Send a Kid to Camp fund or to apply to receive sponsorship, please visit www.nmbc.ca/sendakid or contact Pastor Jon at jon.dixon@nmbc.ca

REMINDER: Valley Care Pregnancy Centre Fundraising Baby Bottles are to be returned to the church on Father’s Day.

OASIS DELEGATES - Our Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada OASIS is August 24-26 at Crandall University in Moncton, NB. If you are interested in serving as a delegate, or would like more information, please contact the church office (office@nmbc.ca).

New NMBC DIGITAL Directory - We’ve launched a brand new phone / email / address / photo directory! It’s available on our NMBC app [both iPhone & Android] as well as on our website. If you missed our onsite photo studio, no worries, just send in a current, individual head shot photo for the directory to office@nmbc.ca. All who have photos in will be eligible for a draw for some great prizes!

NMBC LOOKING AHEAD

  • JUNE 16-17 - BIBLE & LIFE MINI CONFERENCE: PRAYER
  • JUNE 18 - FATHER’S DAY SUNDAY
  • JUNE 25 - TEEN CHALLENGE / NMBC FAMILY PICNIC
  • JULY 2 - CANADA (150) DAY SUNDAY
  • AUGUST 21-24 - VACATION BIBLE CAMP (VBC)
  • AUGUST 24-26 CBAC OASIS, MONCTON NB

OUR PARTNERS - NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

INDUCTION SERVICE - You are invited to the Induction Service for our Pastor Rev. Virginia DeAdder to be held at North Alton Baptist Church on Sunday, June 11, 2017, 7:00pm.  Rev. John Beers will be the Guest Speaker and Music will be provided by Church Family and Friends A reception will follow in the Arc.  If you are unable to attend but wish to send greetings, please send to clerk@altonbaptist.ca

OATS (Open Arms Thrift Store) is in need of lady's plus size clothes.  If you have items you would be willing to donate please contact Gary Jones (sjsda777@gmail.com).  

IVCF INFO SESSION - Inter-Varsity is a group of high school students (Grade 9-12) at Horton and NKEC who are looking for more.  Information session for students and parents: June 15, 2017, 7-9pm at New Minas Baptist Church.  Open to all students entering grades 9-12 at Horton or NKEC and their parents.  Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship is a parachurch organization and welcomes students from all faith backgrounds.  For more information, contact Janna Ehrenholz at jehrenholz@ivcf.ca or 902-300-9899.

70 YEARS AT KINGSWOOD CAMP (Sat July 15, 1-5pm) - Come celebrate Kingswood Camp and the fact that it's been around for 70 years! You will be able to participate in most camp activities such as zip line, archery, bouldering wall, canoeing, games, campfire, swimming and crafts. Enjoy our BBQ! End the day with us with a chapel message starting at 4:15. See the changes that have been made to the property and the brand new building! Meet new staff and reminisce with former staff and campers!   Come celebrate with us! We would love to have you!

Here is Aaron & Erica Kenny's latest update. Their family are our Canadian Baptist Ministries partners in Kenya.  http://mailchi.mp/84a82bd145f4/spring-update-letter-from-aaron-erica-kenny?e=4474bc5deb

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF MARRIAGE - You are cordially invited to an open house for Rev. Dr. John & Jane Weiler at Hillside Baptist Church (2290 Mountain Road, Moncton NBE1G 1B4) on September 2, 2017 from 2-4pm.  Best Wishes only.  If you would like to send congratulations and greetings please send them to Debbie deeding (31 Braam Crescent, Hillsborough NBE4H 0B6) or by email at deeding.deb@gmail.com

NMBC PRAYER

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 - “Never stop praying. Be ready for anything by praying and being thankful.”  Colossians 4:2 ERV

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). Learn more about giving at NMBC here: www.nmbc.ca/give

  • 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 our office.
  • 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.

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