eNews - Mar 9, 2018

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THIS WEEKEND

TIME CHANGE - Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour this Saturday night for Daytime Saving Time

THIS SUNDAY - Join us at 9:15 and 11am for Sunday Worship as Pastor Sterling brings a message from Galatians 6:1-3, 9-10 entitled "Dare To Care"

NMBC EVENTS

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BABYSITTING COURSE - Thursday March 15, 9am - 3pm. We are hosting a Braveheart First Aid Babysitting Course. The cost is $60 per person. Participants must be age 11 or older. For more info or to register, contact Pastor Jon [jon.dxon@nmbc.ca or 902-681-7683].

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MARCH BREAK ADVENTURE CAMP - All children between age 3 - grade 5 are invited [Tues & Wed] from 900am – 1200pm. Cost is Free and there is No Pre-Registration Required. March Break Adventure Camp will be a fantastic mix of large group celebrations, Bible story telling, exciting games, and crafts! Invite your friends and join the Adventure! Have questions? Contact Pastor Jon Dixon [jon.dixon@nmbc.ca]. Come join the Adventure!

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CHURCH FAMILY SKATING - You are invited to join us for a Church Family Skating Party on March 13 from 6:30-8pm at the Kentville Arena.  For more information please contact Pastor Jon (jon.dixon@nmbc.ca).

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ALPHA - The Alpha Film Series will run here on Tuesday evenings (6:30-9:00) from March 20 to May 29. Explore life, faith, and meaning around food, teaching and discussion.  Sign up TODAY at the Connections Centre.  For more information please contact Kim Thomson (mr.tthomson67@gmail.com)

FRIENDS IN RETIREMENT  (FIR) - F.I.R. is this Thursday, March 15 at 11:00am.  Our monthly program will include a time of singing led by Laurie Levy, a devotional by Pastor Sterling and a presentation by Sam Strickland from Kings Physio “Tips on Keeping Active”.  Following the program a meal will be provided in the Cafe.

NMBC NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

NMBC ANNOUNCEMENTS

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 (daniel.cormier@nmbc.ca).

NEW MINISTRY  -  NMBC is launching a new outreach program to older people in our congregation.  This is primarily a calling and connecting ministry under the Visitation and Care Ministry to keep in contact with seniors and those who are more isolated and alone.  If you get a call, please understand that this is a new ministry that is just beginning to reach out to those who would like regular contact.  If you would like to be one of the connecting volunteers, please contact Pastor Sterling.

DAYCARE POSITION - We have a position available for temporary part-time work of up to 20-25 hours per week and a supply staff position for an on call basis.  Criteria: Must have the following...Early Childhood Education Level 1 or 2 First Aid/CPR, Child Abuse Registry, Criminal Record and  Vulnerable Sector Checks.  Please email or call Sandra Jenkins 902-681-4236, childrenscentre@nmbc.ca

LOST AND FOUND - Please take a moment this Sunday morning to check the Lost and Found table in the lobby.  Items not claimed by March 11th will be donated to charity.

2017 TAX RECEIPTS are in the church mailboxes. If you don't have a church mailbox your tax receipt will be mailed to you. Any questions contact Paris Chute at paris.chute@nmbc.ca.

CHURCH PARTNERS NEWS AND EVENTS

YOUTH OUTREACH WORKER - JOB Opportunity - The Youth Outreach Worker delivers the Outreach Program of The Portal Youth Centre in Kentville. The Portal is open to youth at-risk, daily, for drop-in, to help youth access personal supports, a safe place to be, information, and referral to various services, and programs within the community.  The wage is $18- 20/ hour dependent on experience.  This is a 0.8 FTE – 28 hours/ week.  Full details available by writing to Russ Sanche – russ@portalyouth.ca.

VCPC VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - If  you have a heart for women and children in need the Valley Care Pregnancy Centre wants YOU!  As a result of increased client numbers, enthusiastic team members like you can apply to join our team.  You will be blessed as you share the love Jesus and help to change the face of your community. You will receive excellent training.  Call today to find out more about this exciting opportunity and become a member of our team!  Melody: 902-670-8510 or Sandra: 902-678-6217

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PAINT-A-THON FUNDRAISER FOR HADASSAHOUSE [Saturday, April 14 9-7pm @ Louis Millet Centre, New Minas] Create 4 masterpieces to take home.  Four 1 1/2hr art classes, taught by local artists in acrylic, water color, mixed media and sketching.  Your cost $100 plus sponsorship pledges (prizes for top fundraisers over $200.)  Art supplies, lunch and supper provided while you paint.  Limited seats.  Visit Hasassahouse Facebook page for details, sponsor sheet, and tickets or phone 902-678-1964.

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 - “Brothers and sisters, pray for us.”  1 Thessalonians 5:25 NIV

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