We welcome you to our service today, November 1, 2015

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We welcome you to our service
today, November 1, 2015,
and invite you to join us in worship.
Message today: “Dealing with Doubt # 5 – How Do I Deal with Unanswered Prayer,” Luke 18:1-8 , Tim McAvoy
preaching.
The next midweek service is this Wednesday, November 4. Each evening we gather begins with a fellowship meal
at 6:00 p.m. followed by teaching and activities for all ages (nursery to adult).For the adults, we have two
opportunities.#1. Financial Peace University. This Dave Ramsey course is led by Bill and Dawn Weaver and
teaches you how to manage your money using Biblical principles. For more information, contact Bill and Dawn at
434-973-7575 or 540-828-3333. #2. Kingdom Agenda, Living Life God’s Way – this six week Bible study by Dr.
Tony Evans teaches that the everyday Christian life informed by a Kingdom agenda based on God's Word — rather
than a secular agenda based on man's word — is the best way to make all of life work as our Creator intended. Our
other meeting times for our autumn midweek services are November 18 and December 2.
Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes: Operation Christmas Child Shoebox collection will be Sunday,
November 15. Shoeboxes and labels have been ordered and will be available next Sunday. For questions, talk to
Marie Meyerhoeffer, 421-7406.
Order your Christmas Poinsettias now to enhance our worship service during Advent and Christmas. Please pick
up an envelope from the foyer or church secretary, fill out your information, and include your check for $12.50 per
plant. This year choose red, white, and pink/white splash. Each 8" pot has 3 plants, wrapped in foil for an overall
height of 20-24". We are to offer these stunning flowers to honor, to memorialize, or as gifts for family and friends.
You may order as many as you like. Deadline for payment is Friday, November 20. Call Natalie at 540-728-0779
with questions or large quantity requests.
Church Membership Discovery Class: Sunday, December 6, following the second morning service (@12:15
p.m.) in the Children’s Church room (Room 106, main hall, right side).This class is for anyone seeking to find out
more about New Beginnings Church, it’s history, beliefs, structure and vision for the future. It is a pre-requisite for
those considering church membership. Please fill out the Connection Card if you plan to attend. Lunch and childcare
(nursery through elementary aged) will be provided.
Mark your calendars for upcoming NBC Christmas events:
The Christmas banquet is scheduled for Saturday, December 5 at 5:30 p.m. Look for your evite invitation and
your invitation in your church mailbox! Plan to come celebrate the birth of our Savior with your NBC family!
Please RSVP on your connection card or at the church office by November 29.
The Christmas Pageant will be Sunday, December 20th at 6:00 p.m.
The Christmas Eve Candle Lighting Service is Thursday, December 24th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Salvation Army Bellringing, December 8 & 9, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Talk to Jonas to sign up, 540-421-2179.
It’s time to start planning to gift our Soldiers for Christmas! Please place items in the Christmas wrapped box in
the foyer—there are ideas of what to bring in your church mailboxes and on the table in the foyer! For those of you
who have soldiers in your family, please give us your son, brother, nephew, daughter, sister or niece’s address to
Cynthia Shank or write them on your Connection Card.
Needed! Someone skilled with wood working to help make some simple items for our Christmas banquet! Please
talk to a member of the Fellowship committee for more details - Cheryl Long, Sharon Peale, Cynthia Shank, Natalie
Fitzwater, Emily Budd, Marissa Keagy, Maxine Arey or Joan Hughes. Thanks!
CHILDREN & YOUTH
King’s Kids Children’s Church meets during the main worship service for ages 4 through Grade 5.
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Are you a nurse, nurse practitioner or physician and have a desire to help women facing unintended
pregnancies? Care of Harrisonburg is in need of health care professionals to administer pregnancy tests, and educate
clients on pregnancy options, fetal development, and sexual health. Opportunities are also available for sonographers
who can perform limited obstetric ultrasounds. If you are interested or would like to learn more about these
opportunities, please call Christie at 540-434-0685 or email [email protected]
TODAY
8:00 a.m.
Would you like to contribute to the spiritual advancement of NBC? Join others in prayer 8 to 8:30 a.m.
each Sunday morning in the mobile classroom. You will be blessed in this ministry!
9:50 a.m.
Christian Education
Preschool
Deb Zwanzig & Ali Snook
K—2
Karen Bast &
Janelle Rothwell
Grade 3-5
Jennifer Hoover &
Thomas Roes
Middle School & Sr. High
Matt Kiser & Jason Fike
Adults
“Ways God Builds His Church," taught by
Reuben Horst
8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Worship Services and
King’s Kids Children’s Church
(ages 4 through Grade 5)
Nursery
(infants through 3 years)
Memory Verse:
Luke 18:8
MISSIONS WE SUPPORT
World Missions:
Shawn & Laura Green, Italy
Pastor Pedro in Mexico
Haiti
Missio-Linc Romania
Shalom is My Home
National:
Family Foundation of Virginia
Gary & Ruth Denlinger
Youth With A Mission
Local:
Ava Care of Harrisonburg
Weekday Religious Education
The Gideon's International
Valley Family Forum
Son Shine Ministries
Young Life
Market Place Ministries
Jessica Crawford
Nicaragua Missions
Wingfield Ministries
Greater Hope
Habitat for Humanity
East Gate Ministries
Blue Ridge Christian School
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Evangel Seminary
Kingsway Prison Ministry
The Collins Center
Virginia Mennonite Missions
HELPS MINISTRY
LCD Operator This Week: 1st Service: Patrick Paradzinski 2nd Service: Carroll Knupp Next Week: 1st Service:
Patrick Paradzinski 2nd Service: Patrick Paradzinski
Nursery This Week: 1st Service: Bev Williams & Heather Fike 2nd Service: Patrick & Ali Snook Next Week:
1st Service: Paul & Sib Hildebrandt 2nd Service: Taylor & Emily Howe
BOARD OF ELDERS
Ben Bast 578-3857, Sam Carr 820-6807, Jerry Horst 433-4709, Greg Ours 578-1903, Bob Richardson 383-7274,
and Dave Shank 828-4646.
LAY LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
John Bowman, Jennifer Hoover, Nelson Rodgers, Jason Fike, Ryan Strite, Jim Weaver, Amy Wenger and Wilson
Wenger.
FINANCE REPORT October 25, 2015
Tithes - offering:
Tithes – online giving:
Church Payment Fund:
Designated missions giving:
Total Offering:
$
9,149.25
$
875.00
$
25.00
$
330.00
$ 10,379.25
Attendance: 308
Total Building: $ 32,929.61
Budgeted mission giving $ 58,000.00
Budgeted amount needed per week:
$ 11,234.07
GENERAL
INFORMATION
Our Mission Statement for New Beginnings is “To Know Christ and Make Him Known.”
Aids for hearing impaired are available. See an usher if you desire one.
The altar is open for ministry throughout the service.
Cell Phones: Please silence all cell phones during Sunday School and Worship Services.
Please restrict your children from the stage, sound booth and behind the stage area at all times.
The church bulletin is published on the church website at newbeginchurch.org
Our Ministers:
Tim McAvoy, Senior Pastor
246-1738
Reuben Horst, Pastor of Congregational Care
421-0860
Laura Carr, Director of Pastoral Care for Women
830-1936
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