New Horizons 2021 Agenda and Mission.
A Note from Pastor Jerry!
As our nation gains ground on this pandemic, we're looking forward to seeing more "face-to-face" encounters. We're wanting to strengthen those who have become isolated, weakened spiritually, and feeling like life has halted. NHCC's leadership is excited about what God is doing, and will be doing in the coming months of 2021.
This Sunday, February 14th, I'll be sharing about what our leadership has decided to put forward as New Horizons' 2021 Agenda for mission & ministry. Let's look at how you can be engaged in it to strengthen your own faith walk and where you can be fostering God's presence through His Church in our community.
On Sunday, Feb. 21st, we'll start a 5 week series that will focus on, "How to B.L.E.S.S. Our Community!" I'll be asking each and everyone of us to commit to pursuing 5 simple steps toward blessing our community and building the Kingdom of God.
As a part of this 5 week series, after each Sunday service, we'll be hosting small groups throughout the facility around tables for about 30 min.'s. For those who would take the challenge to discuss the message and seek to truly walk & live out the concept of B.L.E.S.S.- ing others, we want to be sure to have a space for you! There'll be a card to place in the "I Love My Church" buckets to give us your RSVP. Also, you can notify us that you want to be a part of an online TABLE GROUP, too! Each table will have a host and will guide the time towards the goal of that day.
IT'S TIME TO GET ON WITH IT! IT MIGHT LOOK DIFFERENT FROM PAST DAYS, BUT WE SHALL MOVE FORWARD TO EXPAND THE KINGDOM OF GOD, HOWEVER & WHEREVER WE CAN!
Are you with me?
OPEN FOR WORSHIP IN-PERSON & ONLINE!
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-quarantining. 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 contentious 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 & other's 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.
NEW! Table Groups
February 21st - March 21st
We'll be having small groups spread out around the facility to unpack & apply the morning message together. (30 mins) There'll also be an "online" group via a ZOOM link. If you'd like to be a part of an "in-person" or "on-line" Table Group, please email us @ firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll get you signed up!
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Praises & Prayers
Lana Breece - Thank you God she is pneumonia free! Pray for the health of her family.
Ryan and Mary Hall - Pray for wisdom and strength as they make hard decisions in Logan's life. Pray for safety and health in Logan's life.
Jeff & Cheryl Whitney - both are recovering from joint replacements. Pray for them as they rehab at home. Jeff, hip replacement, Cheryl, shoulder replacement.
Cheryl Whitney - Started therapy on her shoulder.
Heidi Roberts - Pray for a head scan that she will be getting, pray that it will show the source of her migraines.
Daryl & Dianna Hicks - Both are recovering from surgery. Pray for healing and strength.
Caleb Bilby - Got the job in Ohio for a Youth Pastor position! Thank you God!!
Don and Norma Nearpass's Great Granddaughter - Dr.'s said she has no heart problems! Praise God!!
Don and Norma Nearpass's neighbor Marie - She is 95 and in a Hospice Home. Pray for comfort for her. Norma was instrumental in helping Marie in, "Finding Her Way Back to God!" PTL!
Jeff and Eva Salisbury's Daughter Bethany - She is 31 weeks pregnant and on bed rest. Pray for a healthy pregnancy and deliver
eff and Eva Salisbury's son Johnathon - He serves in the Michigan National Guard and is currently on assignment in Washington D.C. probably until March. Pray for his protection and for his family during his absence.
Robert & Sharyl Allison - Pray for health concerns.
Brenda Wohlgemuth - Pray for comfort and relief from pain.
Edna & Jerry Walters - Pray for continued healing and strength for Edna to be able to walk, as she is not able to do so yet. Also, for Jerry to get stronger and stay healthy. Pray for protection from COVID for their daughter, Kim while she works at Vista Grande Villa.
Betty Gauze- Pray for her back.
Pastor Phil - pray for recovery from surgery.
Guy Wertz - IS HOME!!!! Thank you God! Continue to pray for the transition and for continued strength and dedication to health.
Franco's - Pray for Ed, he's battling cancer, needs to stay Covid free.
Carol Sercombe's boyfriend, Phil Rowlson - Praise God!! Phil went in for a Cancer scan and they found NOTHING! What a mighty God we serve! Pray for a softening of his heart and for the continuing monitoring of him.
Betty Curry's friend Sharon - She has cancer. Pray for healing and strength.
Brandon & Branda Grobaski - 12 weeks left in their pregnancy!! Thank you God Brandon has a new job! Continue to pray for a healthy pregnancy and for the baby to turn as he is sideways right now.
Jackie Arnold (Richard's wife/Sonya's mom) - Her tumors have shrunk - PTL!!! Pray for continued healing and strength.
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!" in to 2021!
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.
Devoted Prayer - 7 pm 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 - Saturday, February 13th at 8:30 am (Gentlemen please bring Washcloths for OCC)
-Ladies Night Out - Friday, February 19th at 7 pm
-Women's Breakfast - Sunday, February 27th at 9:30 am(Women please bring Washcloths for OCC)
-J.O.Y. Dinner - Friday, March 5th at 4:30 pm
~Calling all those who are 55 years young and over.
~Come for a potluck dinner and refreshing Fellowship in the Church Gathering Room.
~See Dee Wertz for more information.
Ushers and Greeters
If you would like to volunteer as a Greeter please contact Carl Price.
Wendy and Kriz Bilby
If you could help out in the Nursery contact Wendy Bilby and let her know.
NHCC Life Groups currently meeting -
5pm Sundays - Men's Study with Pastor Doug, In-person (Coffee Corner at NHCC) and Zoom. Video's will be posted Monday on Facebook.
6pm Sundays - Bible Study with Rick Tripp, In-person (Gathering Room), on Facebook Live and Zoom.
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, February 14thth at 10:45 am.