A Note from Pastor Jerry and Debb!
By the time you read this, it most likely will already be Sunday (becasue I forgot to get my write up done and it's Saturday night!).
Looking forward to worship in the morning. Hope you've been preparing yourself to come in to His presence with rejoicing and in to His courts with praise!
I hope you received the email reminder and update from the Board of Elders, if not I am reprinting it here.
Good Saturday evening!
Just a quick update and reminder from our Board of Elders. We met this week and discussed where we're at for our Sunday worship gatherings at 10:45am.
We want to assure you that we are remaining open for in-person worship, taking precautions and making sure the facility continues to be sanitized after our Sunday worship. We want to remind all who would attend of these important guidelines:
1. Attend ONLY if you are NOT experiencing signs of illness-
(i.e. - fever, persistent/active cough, unusual tiredness or fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle aches, chills, sore throat, runny nose, headache)
2. If you've been directly exposed to someone within the last 48 hrs who has tested Covid positive, have had a recent loss of taste, or just not sure you should be around others, please follow the CDC's guidelines for self-quarentining. You may not have it, but we'd rather you miss a Sunday than to cause someone else to become ill.
3. Minimize your risk by using hand sanitizer, being contientious of the space you give others and yourself, wear a mask, limit touching your eyes and nose, or simply stay at home. You can watch the Sunday message on FB Live by going to New Horizons Community Church's Facebook page.
We want to be sure to remind our church family to be diligent in their self-protection. We want to encourage folks to spread out in our large worship area and know that you won't be crowded. If it is too uncomfortable or the risk is too high for you to be around others for worship who may not be wearing a face covering, we understand. We love you and want to see you stay healthy so we can see you again at New Horizons when this crazy season of life is done.
Blessings to you as you stay in the Word, live for Him who died for you, and give Him praise! Hope to see hungry and prepared hearts in worship!
PJ & your NHCC Board of Elders
P.S. - Operation Christmas Child Boxes are due tomorrow. If you can't bring them in the morning, let us know and we'll try to get them from you before the load of boxes is taken to the collection site on Monday. Also, Operation Turkey Boxes for Northwest families will be assembled on Sunday, Nov. 22nd and distributed from NHCC on Monday, Nov. 23rd. If you'd like to donate items, please be sure to drop them off by the 23rd.
Are you with me?
Blessings to you~
Pastor Jerry & Debb
Caring Through Prayer!
We are meeting at 9:30 am to call those on the Prayer List and in the Directory to pray for them.
- This is open to all ages
- We gather in groups of 3 or 4 to call and pray for others over the phone.
- This has proven to be a HUGE blessing to all who have been involved so far.
Operation Christmas Child!
Operation Christmas Child is coming up quickly!
This is our chance to reach out and touch children's lives that may never had heard of Christ's love before.
To minister in love to children in need.
Need more information?
Shipping is $9 a box.
Return date for our boxes will be a final date of the 15th. Delivery of the boxes to the collection center will be the 16th.
Mary Hall & Katie Albert will be stuffing OCC boxes not pre-made.
Talk to them If you would like to help out.
Praises & Prayers
- Pray for his health and peace, and strength for Cindy.
Sharon Ransom's Grandson & Cindy Curl's son, Chad - He's having medical issues with his pancreas and liver. Pray for healing and peace for him, and strength for Mom and Grandma.
Franco's - Pray for Ed as he has cancer. His most recent MRI, CT and blood work are stable! PRAISE GOD! They have an appointment on Tuesday 11-9 to follow up.
Brenda Wohlgemuth - Fell again, not sure if anything is broken. Will be making an appointment with the Doctor. Pray for our Sister.
Neighbor of Valentine's, Ted Wilson - 95 years old and has COVID, he is in the hospital. Pray for healing.
Terry McClintic's Mom, Shirlene Miller - Had a heart attack 11-1. Pray for continued recovery and wisdom for the Drs.
Carolyn Buchner's Son, Tom - Had surgery on the 27th. PRAISE GOD his surgery went well!
Jerry Walters - Has tested positive for COVID. His daughter is in quarantine. Also pray for Edna, this means she is not able to come home as planned.
Jeff Salisbury's cousin, Courtney Wilson & family- they were COVID exposed. Her severely disabled adult son, Ethan, was admitted to Mott Children’s Hospital. Chad, her husband, was admitted to the UM. Chad (47) has continued to decline. Ethan (21) is faring better, but please keep this family in your prayers for strength and healing.
Paul Darling - Knee is getting worse, getting a Laparoscopic Surgery on 12/1. Pray for strength for him.
Pennie Darling - Waiting for P. T., pray for quick healing
Jo Ann Darling - Healing is going great on her right leg. PRAISE GOD!
Betty Gauze - Feeling sick and dizzy. Pray for health.
Art Holdridge's Grandson, Ryan (31) - Ryan is losing weight and they can't figure out why. Pray for wisdom for his doctors.
Dianne Hicks - (friends of Pastor Jerry & Debb) Saw a wound Dr. the 18th. Still in pain but is able to walk with a walker.
Pat Willis' Grandson, Chris - In the Army and will be having an extremally hard physical test on November 5-7. He will be getting 4-6 hours sleep total for those days.
Carol Sercombe's boyfriend, Phil Rowlson- Has cancer. Pray for healing and strength and for God to soften his heart.
Betty Curry's friends, Norma and Sharon - Both have cancer. Pray for healing and strength.
Charlie Barnum - Dianne Barnum passed away September 13th. Be in prayer for her family, especially Charlie, in his loss.
Brandon & Branda Grobaski - Pray for a healthy pregnancy and blessings on their marriage.
Guy Wertz -Health concern. Be in prayer for him and his family.
Jeff Whitney -Pray for good health and strength for each day.
Jackie Arnold - Please be in prayer for Dick's wife/Sonya's mom. She has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Pray for comfort for Jackie and strength for her family. (Seeking non-chemo treatments).
Elsie Valentine & the Roberts family - Jerry passed away on May 5th. They have decided to do a graveside memorial for family next Friday, Nov. 13th.
Greg Walker - Many health concerns, but his faith sustains him!
Heidi Roberts - PRAISE! Done with radiation. Pray as her body continues to heal from the effects of the Chemo and radiation and is very tired. Pray that she stays cancer free!
Stevens & Taylor Families - Bobbi McKenzie passed away on Thursday, May 28th. Please continue to pray for peace and comfort. Still awaiting a time to have a memorial service.
Please be in prayer for our Church leadership as they seek God's will for His Church as we move forward in, "Helping People Find Their Way [Back] to God!"
NHCC Weekly Ministries
Caring Through Prayer- 9:30 am Sunday Mornings -Please join us in the Gathering room as we make calls and pray for our Church family.
Bible Study with Rick Tripp - 3pm Sundays online on our Facebook page.
Devoted Prayer - 7pm on Saturdays In person prayer @ NHCC. Join the prayer team as we pray for our Church family, leaders, and Gods will in our Church.
NHCC Special Events
-Men's Breakfast - November 14th @ 8:30 am
-O.C.C. Box Collection & Blessing - November 15th
-Photo Club - November 19th @ 7:00 pm
-Ladies Night Out - November 20th @ 7:00 pm
-Women's Breakfast - November 28th @ 9:30 am
Ushers and Greeters
If you would like to volunteer as a Greeter please contact Carl Price.
If you could help out in the Nursery contact Wendy Bilby and let her know.
NHCC Life Groups currently meeting -
3pm Sundays - Bible Study with Rick Tripp, on Facebook Live.
6 pm Wednesdays - Moffitt Life group at Phil & Denise Moffitt's Home
10 am Thursdays - Ladies Study, Wendy Bilby leading @ NHCC
8 pm Thursday - Ladies Study, Andrea Roberts leading @ Alex Wellman's Home
See you This Sunday, November 15th at 10:45 am to Worship!