Women’s Update (07/16/2015) | Ministry Spotlight: VBS

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Ministry Spotlight:
Vacation Bible School

Please note that there are just three more days of online registration for our annual Vacation Bible School.

INFO:

What: NLIC “SonSpark Labs” VBS
When: Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31; 9 am – 12 pm
Where: 11925 Burgess Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Who: Students entering Kindergarten – 6th Grade (as of Fall 2015)
How: Register your student(s) online by Sunday, July 19.

OPPORTUNITIES:
1.  Praying for our covenant children & visiting children
2. Serving as an assistant teacher (or teenage helper!)
3.  Donating food items for participants and volunteers
4.  Lending science-themed decoration items
5.  Donating craft supplies for student activities
6. Inviting neighbors, friends, etc. to participate

FUN FACT:
Did you know that in both 2013 & 2014, 40% of kids participating in NLIC’s VBS came from outside of our church?
Pray for this week to be an opportunity to share the gospel with not only those participating, but, also their families!

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Current Announcements:

EVENTS

  • Financial Peace University | Thursday, July 16 at 7 pm {Room 100}
    Find out how God’s word can transform your finances. The class officially begins tonight, July 9, and meets at 7 PM on Thursdays for nine weeks.  The cost of the class is $100 (plus a few extra bucks for shipping).  Contact: Dan Fischer
  • Open House for Newlyweds, Josh & Anacari Storms | Saturday July 18, 6-10 pm {5803 Tipperary Tr., Fredericksburg, VA 22407}
    Join us in a celebrating Josh & Anacari’s marriage!  Families are welcome — bring swimsuits!  The Open House will be hosted by Carol Turner.  Josh and Anacari are registered at Amazon and Target. Contact: Brenda Storms
  • Titus 2 Group Signups will begin on Sunday, July 26
    More than a Bible study, Titus 2 is a chance for all ladies (aged 18+) to build relationships in a small group setting by sharing a meal, studying God’s word, and enjoying fellowship and prayer.  Groups meet once a month in a mentor’s home, and a variety of locations, days, and times will be available.  Sessions begin in September or October (depending on the group) and meet for seven months.  This year’s study will be: That You May Know: A Study of 1 John. Contact: Karen Melnick
  • Girls’ Preteen Summer Study
    Thank you to all the women who have offered their assistance with serving as hostesses and teachers for Summer 2015.  We are grateful for your willingness to support this ministry endeavor.  For the schedule, please click here. Contact: Heather O’Hara
  • {3 More Days of Registration} Vacation Bible School (VBS) | July 27 – July 31
    Join us for our annual VBS — a wonderful opportunity to minister to children and their families. Registration is required and will be offered online June 28-July 19.  Look for invitations in the foyer to invite neighbors/friends.  Contact: Annie Page


SERVING OPPORTUNITIES

  • {LOST} Kindle Fire
    If you came across a Kindle Fire in a burgundy case this Sunday after the evening service, please contact the church office.  It was last seen near the hymnals. Contact: Dayra Rumbaugh | 540-786-4848 | dayra@nlicc.org
  • VBS Food Items Needed
    Please click here if you are able to donate any food items for our annual VBS.  Several columns include food items needed for the children attending and one column includes food items for our volunteers.  Label ‘VBS’ and drop off in kitchen.  Contact: Grace Ethridge
  • VBS Assistant Teachers and Teen Helpers Needed
    Don’t miss out on this wonderful, once-a-year opportunity to share the gospel with children of all ages — children from our community and our own covenant children.  If able to help, even for a day, please contact Carrie. Contact: Carrie Verbosky
  • VBS Decoration Needs to be Borrowed
    Please label all items with your name and they will be returned to you: tube-style Christmas lights, lab coats/jackets, and any non-breakable science-themed items.  Drop off in ministry office by July 26.  Contact: Carrie Verbosky
  • VBS Craft Supply Donations
    Please label the bag ‘VBS’ & drop off in ministry office by July 26: toilet paper or paper towel cardboard tubes, aluminum foil,  3″ Styrofoam balls, assorted colors of Sharpie markers, and assorted colors of craft wire.  Contact: Dorinda McConnell
  • Church Kitchen Cleaning Volunteers
    A deep-cleaning maintenance schedule has been created.  We suggest during the first week of the month, 2-3 people get together to clean & organize the kitchen. Sign-up with a friend or get to know someone new!  You can access the sign-up hereContact: Christine Fulcrod | 540-746-4848nlicc@nlicc.org
  • Furnishings & Cleaning Supplies for Church Manses
    If you are able to donate gently used (or new) furnishings and new cleaning supplies, please click here.  If you have questions regarding delivery of furniture and/or specific needs listed, please contact the deacon on call.  Contact: Deacon-on-Call
  • Bulletin Folding Volunteers
    Do you have a couple hours on a Friday afternoon you can spare?  Sign up HERE to fold bulletins after 1 pm some Friday.  Takes about 2 hours (faster if you bring a friend!) Contact: Dayra Rumbaugh | 540-786-4848 | dayra@nlicc.org

MERCY MINISTRY NEWS

  • Food Pantry News
    Pancake mix and syrup, pizza crust envelopes, Parmesan cheese, pizza sauce jars, canned stew, bar soap, white rice, powdered detergent, and apple butter. Contact: Connie Both

WOMEN’S MINISTRY NEWS

Have a ministry need or idea for an activity? Contact us at wm@nlicc.org or find us on Facebook.

All for His glory,
The Women’s Ministry Committee

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