learning God's way,  living in God's grace,  loving with God's compassion

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Oct 7th   Direction Team Meeting
Oct 9th   Worship Practice
Oct 18th   Bingo Night
Nov 2nd  End of Daylight Savings Time
Nov 4th   Direction Team Meeting
Nov 13th   Worship Practice
Nov 16th & 23rd   OCC Shoebox drop-off
Nov 30th   Share Sunday & Communion
Dec 2nd    Team Leaders Meeting
Dec 11th   Worship Practice
Dec 24th    Christmas Eve Service

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bingo.jpg    Bingo Night    

Bingo Night at being held at the church Saturday, October 18th at 6:00pm.
There is a sign-up sheet on welcome counter.
Bring a dish or snack to share.
No cash prizes but bring an item you have received as a gift and maybe don't want.  Wrap it up and re-gift it to Bingo Night for the prize table.

fall_leaves.pngMeet & Treat Night 2014

During Ephrata Trick or Treat night, we will be outside the church to greet our neighbors in the community. 
October 31st from 6-8pm
Candy donations from members can be placed on the food pantry shelves at church.  See Fannie Bowman for more details on volunteering.

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Don't forget to turn your clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 2 at 2:00am.

Or if you're like me, before you go to bed on Saturday, November 1.

(cause i know i ain't getting up at 2am just to turn my clock back, what are they nuts?)

op_christmas_child.png  Operation  Christmas  Child  

I know it seem early but I think its never too early to start planning for Christmas.  Once again New Beginnings Church will be collecting shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Samaritan's Purse has been sending these shoeoxes and the message of the Gospel overseas since 1993.  We will be collecting the boxes November 16th & November 23rd.  For more info on how to build your own shoebox, see Joanne Milasus or log on to the webiste: www.samaritanspurse.org/OCC

 

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And Paul wrote... "For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.” For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes."  (1Corinthians 11:23-26 NIV)

We will celebrate the Lord's Supper during Sunday worship on November 30th.  Hope to see you there.

    ATTENTION !!!   

Is God calling you to a deeper commitment to our body of believers?  Do you want to take the NEXT step and become a MEMBER of New Beginnings Church?  Are you just interested in what New Beginnings is all about?

A Congregational Membership class is now forming.  Please inform Pastor Joe of your intention and get more information!

    ADULT Sunday School    

Our Adult Sunday School Class will be soon starting new series on Max Lucado's "Its Not All About Me."

 Adult Sunday School meets every Sunday morning @ 8:30am in the classroom 2.  Hope to see you there.

 

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Hey guys, hungry?  Every 3rd Saturday morning, the men from New Beginnings gather at church for breakfast, fellowship, & encouragement.  Come check this out.

 

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If you want to be a part of this vital ministry, give or send your email address to Tina Steffey or Pastor Joe.  You can also email right from this site, just use the Prayers link in the header or click here.

 

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We have a fun and educational Sunday School program here at New Beginnings Church.  After the morning worship songs, children our dismissed to attend Sunday School held during the Pastor's morning message.

   September-October Sermon Series   


During 2014 we are going to focus on Empowering Discipleship.  What does a life- transforming relationship with Jesus look like?  We want to KNOW, SERVE and OVERCOME.  

Have you ever noticed how hard gifted musicians or atheletes or craftsmen have to work to perfect their skill, game or craft?  Consider the level of discipline required to, day in & day out, practice and hone their movements, motions and talent.  Whether it's an Olympic Gold medal, an Emmy Award or a Vince Lombardi trophy, to the victor goes the spoils... but the practice and exercise required to acheive victory such as these is nothing story of astounding.

As Christians we are saved by God's grace through Jesus Christ, but we struggle daily with sin that beats us down and defeats us.  Throughout the New Testament we see certain practices exercised by Jesus, his disciples and the first church to help them live in the VICTORY of their salvation.  We are going to look at these Spiritual Disciplines!


Join us and see what God's Word has to reveal to us today.

Becoming All We Can Be - Exploring Spiritual Disciplines


September 7: More Than A Feeling                      
                       Matthew 26:41                                   

September 14: The Power of "NO" - Part 1          
                       Matthew 4                                           

September 21: Neighborhood Festival                 
                       Music, Food, Games, Puppet Show

September 28: The Power of "NO" - Part 2          
                       Matthew 19:16-30                               
 
October 5: The Power of  a Well-Placed "YES" - Part 1          
                       2 Timothy 3:16-17                               
 
October 12: The Power of  a Well-Placed "YES" - Part 2          
                       Hebrews 10:25                                       

October 19: The Impact of a Disciplined Life        
                     Philippians 4                                            

October 26: A Grateful Response - What to do with a Blessing
 Luke 17:11-19
 
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Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 ESV

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:  a time to be born, and a time to die;  a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;  a time to kill, and a time to heal;  a time to break down, and a time to build up;  a time to weep, and a time to laugh;  a time to mourn, and a time to dance;  a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together;  a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;  a time to seek, and a time to lose;  a time to keep, and a time to cast away;  a time to tear, and a time to sew;  a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;  a time to love, and a time to hate;  a time for war, and a time for peace.

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Sunday, October 26
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Sunday, November 2
Daylight Savings Time Ends
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Tuesday, November 4
Direction Team Meeting

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Thursday, November 13
Worship Team Practice

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