A Note from Pastor Jerry!
I hope you're looking forward to this Sunday! We'll be having LIVE music in-house and on-line! We are welcoming back those you know and a new face you may have seen around here for a bit. Her name is Jamie. She'll be playing guitar and singing alongside those you've known and loved for some time.
We're still waiting on the Lord to direct us to a Worship Ministry Director. Until then, Morgan Tousley and Mollie Bolton will continue to put together our music for worship.
We're starting a new emphasis, "B.L.E.S.S." The 5 week series 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, friends, neighbors, and co-workers. This is how you live out the Great Commission of Jesus to all his disciples and build the Kingdom of God!
As a part of this emphasis, after each Sunday service, we'll be hosting small groups throughout the facility around tables for about 30 min.'s. We will change our format a bit to accomodate the group time.
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, this will be a great value. If you didn't RSVP after the service last Sunday, we'll still have a spot for you! Each table will have a host who will guide the time towards the goal of that day.
Also, you can notify us that you want to be a part of an "online" TABLE GROUP, through ZOOM. To be included in the online table, send an email to us at: email@example.com. Type the phrase, "ZOOM TABLE GROUP," and we'll send you a link to join in.
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 conscientious 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
Pastor Phil Darling - Still in the hospital and struggling with his health. He is making small strides, but very slowly. Pray for healing for him and strength for Penny.
Rick and Bobbi Stevens- Rick's sister, Debbie Diamond, has kidney failure, pray for comfort for her and her family. Bobbi got a new job as a playground monitor! Praise God for this little blessing!
Debbie Taylor - Went to get dental work and they would not do it because of elevated Blood Pressure. Pray for wisdom for her and the doctors.
Charlie Barnum - Going to the pain clinic next week for his lower back. Pray for answers and relief.
Katie Albert's Father and Step Mom - Moved to Waco, TX, and are staying with family while they wait for their home to be fixed up. Now, enduring the cold and power outages. Pray for peace and strength as their move in date keeps getting moved further away.
Louise Eddy's Granddaughter Ali-Marie - Pray for her and her family to get answers and a treatment plan for her seizures.
Guy Wertz - IS HOME!!!! Thank you God! Continue to pray for the transition and for Guy to keep on doing what he needs to do to get better. Pray for strength for Dee as she is caring for him.
Lana Breece - Thank you God! I am pneumonia free! Pray for the health of my family.
Ryan and Mary Hall - Pray for wisdom and strength as they make hard decisions in Logan's life. Pray for safety, health, and good choices on Logan's part, too.
Jeff & Cheryl Whitney - both are recovering from joint replacements. Pray for them as they rehab at home. Jeff, hip replacement, Cheryl, shoulder replacement.
Heidi Roberts - Pray for a head scan that she will be getting, pray that it will show the source of her migraines.
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 Miranda - She is now at 33 weeks pregnant and on bed rest. Pray for a healthy pregnancy and delivery.
Jeff 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.
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 his condition.
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
-Ladies Night Out - This 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 - NEW DATE! Friday, April 2nd at 4:30 pm
~Calling all those who are 55 years young and over.
~Come for a potluck dinner and refreshing Fellowship in the NHCC Gathering Room.
~See Dee Wertz for more information.
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 -
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 21st at 10:45 am.