eNews - June 16, 2017

THIS WEEKEND

FRIDAY & SATURDAY - BIBLE & LIFE CONFERENCE ON PRAYER this Friday (7:00pm) and Saturday (9:00am-1:00pm) June 16-17. Cost: $10 per person, $15 per couple, $5 per child [grades p-5]. $25 per family Continental Breakfast and lunch included. If cost is an issue, no worries, just speak to one of our pastors and come along.  Workshops on such topics as Praying as a Couple, Family Prayer, Reigniting Prayer, and Missional Prayer. Interactive Childcare (Grades P-5) on prayer as well. For more information including daily schedule please visit http://www.nmbc.ca/biblelife.  Register today by contacting Pastor Daniel (daniel.cormier@nmbc.ca) or register at the door.

THIS SUNDAY - Join us at 9:15am & 11:00am for Sunday Worship and Father's Day message by Pastor Daniel with key scripture 1 Samuel 14:1-23.

THIS SUNDAY AT OUR CONNECTIONS CENTRE

VALLEY CARE PREGNANCY CENTRE will be at our Connections Centre to collect Fundraising Baby Bottles this Sunday, June 18th at our Connections Centre.

NMBC EVENTS

ONE SERVICE at 10:00am starts next Sunday - June 25th!

TEEN CHALLENGE - A team of Teen Challenge students will be with us next Sunday (June 25th) to share their stories of addiction, recovery and restoration with their families. Bring a friend and be inspired by a message of hope and God’s power to change lives!

CHURCH PICNIC - Following the service next Sunday (June 25th) you are invited to stay for our Church Family Picnic out front in the parking lot. Bring a lunch, sun screen, bug spray, and some lawn chairs. We’ll provide the beverages and dessert. After lunch we’ll have our annual church picnic games in the ball park - sac race, three-legged race, tug-o-war, and water balloon toss. Then we’ll have a soccer baseball game for the kids, followed by an adult softball game to finish off around mid-afternoon.

NAME TAG DRAW - As a Thank You for helping us all get to know each other better by wearing a name tag, before we stop for a summer break, we will draw names for prizes next Sunday (June 25th)!

SUMMER SERMON SERIES on the Beatitudes starts July 2nd.

1st SATURDAY MEN’S FELLOWSHIP - Our monthly men’s fellowship event will take place on the 2nd Saturday of the month (for July only) therefore will be held July 8 at 8am. Our special speaker will be Nate Hildebrand, who will address the 5-W's (who, what, where, when, why) and how of his "Faith" walk in Christ.  We will gather in the Youth Centre.  Following his message, we will meet, greet, and eat at the New Minas Big Stop restaurant.

THE GREENHOUSE DISCIPLESHIP GROUP is meet on Sundays at 11:00am 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. Contact Tammy Bast (bast.tammy@gmail.com) for more details.

“AFTER ALPHA” THE JESUS LIFESTYLE - Tuesdays at 6:30pm come 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. For more info contact Pamela Flawn (pamelaflawn@gmail.com or 902-538-8338).

NMBC News & Announcements

FOOD BANK SUNDAY is the last Sunday of the month. The Food Bank donation basket is found in the lobby. Envelopes for monetary donations are available on the Food Bank table and may be placed in the offering. Cheques can be made out to "Fundy Interchurch Food Bank"

SEND A KID TO CAMP FUND - SAK 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

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

Rev. Barry Morrison’s Retirement Farewell - Saturday, June 24th, 7:00 pm at Wolfville Baptist Church - An informal evening of fun and fellowship in the Sanctuary followed by a reception downstairs.  Everyone is welcome.  Barry has touched many lives in this community, and in addition to his ministry in Wolfville, we will be marking the 39th anniversary of his ordination and 40th year of ministry.  Barry will be retiring at the end of June.

INDUCTION SERVICE - All are invited to an Induction Service for Pastors Evan and Kayla Colford taking place at Berwick Baptist Church,  Sunday June 25th @ 2:30pm. Rev. Greg Jones will be the guest speaker.  All are welcome to a reception to follow!

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). 

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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