eNews - Jan 19, 2018

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THIS SUNDAY - Join us at 9:15 and 11am for Sunday Worship as Pastor Daniel brings the second message in our new sermon based small group series ABRAHAM: FAITH TO FOLLOW with Part 2: Famines Also Follow Faith. We will look at how we can have faith to follow and hold to God’s promises even when things seem uncertain. 

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Sign up this Sunday at the Connections Centre to get plugged in to a SMALL GROUP.  This Sunday is also Sanctity of Life Sunday. We celebrate God’s gift of life, commemorate the many lives lost to abortion, and commit to protecting and supporting human life at every stage.


SMALL GROUPS ALSO MEET AT THE CHURCH Sundays during second service (In Café Library Room B6), Wednesday nights (External Building) from 6:45-8:00pm and on Thursday nights at 7:30pm in the Board Room (C6).

OMEGA4 is a new Wed night (following small group) adult recreation (or re-creation!) fellowship from 8:00-9:00pm in our NMBC gymnasium. Contact Pastor Daniel for more info (daniel.cormier@nmbc.ca).

2018 BIBLE READING CHALLENGE - We are challenging our New Minas Baptist family to read through the Bible together in 2018! Let’s together read through God’s Word following the Bible Project plan. There are print copies of the plan at the Welcome & Connections Centers, or you can read on your phone in the Read Scripture app. To find out more about the challenge, please see our www.nmbc.ca/bible

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 Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 7:00pm. To reserve your spot email Pastor Daniel (daniel.cormier@nmbc.ca) or call the church office 681-7683.

Our second BIBLE & LIFE CONFERENCE will focus on Christ-Centered Relationships on Friday and Saturday Jan 26 & 27, 2018. We will explore how the gospel shapes our marital and parenting relationships as well as with people at work, at school, and on social media and more. Register this Sunday at the Connections Centre.

THE GREENHOUSE (Sundays @ 11am in A9) - The Greenhouse is 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.

WILD (Women Into Living Deeply) returns Monday, January 22, 7-8:30pm. We meet at the church and would love to see you all come out. We'll be having a Games night, so bring a game to play or just bring yourself and join in a game with others. Questions? Contact Lara Ingles (inglesfamily@gmail.com) or Laurel Jamieson (laureljamieson@gmail.com)

FOOD BANK SUNDAY is the last Sunday of the month (January 28). The Food Bank 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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SNOW BOWL - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 - Join us for a fun flag football game!  We will meet in the church parking lot then head to the field for flag football at 330pm. Everyone welcome - guys & girls, middle school age and up. It’s a good chance to invite a friend for a great time of fun & fellowship! See Pastor Daniel for more info.

1st SATURDAY MEN’S FELLOWSHIP - Brothers and sons, February 3 at 8am, you are invited to come hear what God is doing in the life of your fellow brother, Danny Zacharias. Following our gathering in the Multipurpose Room we will gather at the Lion’s Club Breakfast next door at the Louis Millett Complex.

NMBC TEAM FOR COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR - Coming up on February 24th is the annual Coldest Night Of the Year - Annapolis Valley walk in support of Open Arms. We have created a team for New Minas Baptist Church. You can support Open Arns by making a donations, or even better, you can join our team for the walk! Click here for more info:  COLDEST NIGHT

UPCOMING… Business Meeting, Saturday, February 17@ 9am.


SUNLIGHT CONCERT - Bethany Memorial Baptist Church invites you to a Gospel Concert featuring SUNLIGHT on Sunday, January 21, 2018 (Storm date: Jan. 28, 2018).  A freewill offering will be received and there will be food and fellowship to follow the concert.

LOV-Ed TRAINING OPPORTUNITY - The Valley Care Pregnancy Centre is holding a special training to equip leaders for youth. LOV-Ed is a positive, multimedia, interactive abstinence program for youth about saving sex for marriage and how to build strong relationships while you wait. Friday evening, February 2 and all day Saturday at New Hope Wesleyan Church, Kentville. Everyone is invited but you must register. Call or Text Bill Davenport at 902-300-4704.

REGISTRATION for summer camp 2018 is now open at Kingwood Camp.  Visit www.kingswoodcamp.ca/registration/ for more information and to register.


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 - “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.”  Philippians 4:6 NLT

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