Women’s Update (09/10/2015)

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Current Announcements:

BIBLE STUDIES

  • Women’s Fall Study: The Lamb of God: Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament Study | Tuesday Mornings, 9:30-11:30 am {Room 217}
    We would love for you to join us for our fall Women’s Study beginning September 15 through November 28.  Draw near to the Lord with us as we study Nancy Guthrie’s The Lamb of God.  Childcare is available – when you register, please make sure you list the ages of your children. For more information and registration, click here.  Contact: Heather O’Hara
  • Care Group Signups
    Care Groups begin during the week of September 14.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be in a weekly intentional, cross-generational fellowship with other members of our covenant community.  Care groups provide us the opportunity to think together as we focus on God’s written word.  They also allow us to walk alongside one another in grace.  Watch for signups in the bulletin.  Questions?  Contact the church office.

INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Online Signups for Choirs, Drama, and Handbells | Tuesday Night  {See Schedule for Respective Locations at Church}
    The New Life Arts Ministry will be conducting online signups for choirs, drama and handbells.  Follow the link to fill out a form for each child.  Classes begin September 15th.  A schedule is available as an attachment to the WM’s Update Email.  Please email or call Veronica if you have any questions.  Contact: Veronica Allison

 EVENTS

  • NO September Prayer Breakfast
    In light of the Michael Card Conference/Concert, our monthly prayer breakfast is canceled.  Please note that since we typically have our “Prayer Shower for Expectant Moms” in September, we will host that Prayer Shower (see above announcement) on September 4.
  • Pioneer Girls’ Mother & Daughter Tea Party | Wednesday, September 16 at 4 pm {Fireside Room}
    Join us for our kick-off meeting & registration for our new year together.  We look forward to our fellowship together.  Questions?  Contact Dorinda. Contact: Dorinda McConnell
  • Bridal Shower for Erin Storms | Sunday, September 20, 3 pm – 5:30 pm
    You are invited to a Bridal Shower for Erin Storms on Sunday, September 20 from 3 pm – 5:30 pm.  Location: Lucinda Lorei’s house.  RSVP by phone or email.  Erin is registered at Bed, Bath, and Beyond and Target. Contact: Lucinda Lorei


SERVING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Meals and Volunteers Needed for Michael Card Conference Weekend
    Michael Card, Ginny Owens, and crew will be with New Life in Christ Church the weekend of September 11-12 for the Biblical Imagination Conference and Concert.  We would like to serve them meals while they are here. If you are willing to prepare a dish, please sign up here. We will also need at least two women to help with set up/serving/clean up at each meal. Please bring your labelled dish by at least 1 hour before serving time. If you need to deliver your dish earlier, please label it clearly and place it in the refrigerator or on the counter. Thank you so much for blessing Michael Card and his group. If you have any questions, please contact Kathryne Marple.
  • Weekly Ride Needed for Bible Study Participant
    Sharon Benedict is looking for a ride to/from Women’s Bible Study (The Lamb of God Study) on Tuesday mornings.  She lives out Chancellor direction in Regency.  If you are able to provide a ride, please contact Sharon.  Contact: Sharon Benedict
  • Additional Childcare Helper Needed | Third Thursday of the Month at church from 9:30 am – 11:30 am
    An additional adult helper is needed to assist Heather O’Hara with childcare for the once-a-month (third Thursday) morning Titus 2 group at church.  This paid commitment involves assisting from 9:30-11:30 am.  If you are interested or available, your help would be greatly appreciated.  Contact: Gale Puffenberger
  • Sunday Service Nursery Volunteers Needed
    Karsta Toscano is looking for help in the nursery.  Volunteers are needed in the infant and toddler rooms during the morning worship hour (10 am – 11:45 am(ish). We have been blessed with many new babies and would like the extra warm arms and hearts to care for them!  If you are able, this commitment involves serving every 1.5 months (or longer with more volunteers in the rotation).  Contact: Karsta Toscano
  • Pioneer Girls Teachers & Substitutes Needed
    Volunteers are needed to help watch leaders boys, serve as substitutes, and teach activities to the older group!  Please prayerfully consider being a light to these girls ranging from PreK – 9th grade!  Contact: Dorinda McConnell or Sharon Leaman
  • Rides Needed to Church for the Cotton Girls | Tuesdays and Wednesdays Afternoons this Fall
    The Cotton girls (ages 7 and 8), daughters of T.J. in our church, would love to participate in drama, choir, and Pioneer Girls this fall but will need  a ride on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to church.  It would involve picking them up from Harrison Road Elementary at 3:30 pm and taking them to church.  They may have rides home but definitely a ride to the church.  Contact: T.J. Cotton
  • Christ Covenant School Nursery Volunteers Needed | Mondays and/or Tuesdays, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
    “Here’s a ministry opportunity that won’t take a lot of your time. Christ Covenant School meets Mondays and Tuesdays and provides a nursery from 8:30-12:30 for the youngest ones in our school, children whose Moms teach in the school. If you are able to help care for these little ones one or more mornings a month, we would love to introduce you to them. Our nursery supervisor, Minda Roney, will be traveling in September providing an additional opportunity to serve.  Please contact Barb Plating for information.”
  • 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 540-746-4848 | nlicc@nlicc.org
  • Furnishings & Cleaning Supplies for Church Manses
    If you are able to donate gently used (or new) furnishings and new cleaning supplies, please contact Kathryne Marple or the 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

MISSIONS OF THE CHURCH

  • Food Pantry {Items can be dropped off in bin in foyer marked Food Pantry}
    Spaghetti sauce, cereal, microwave popcorn, tea bags, canned stew, pancake mix and syrup, tuna helper, pie crust mix, brownies, powdered detergent, and pickles. Contact: Connie Both
  • Fredericksburg Pregnancy Center’s 2015 Walk/Run for Life | Saturday, October 3rd {Old Mill Park in Fredericksburg}
     Help the Center raise Funds so they can continue sharing the good news of Christ’s forgiveness and the hope of a bright future with women and men facing crisis pregnancies.  Visit the Walk/Run display table to get a walk form today or go to FredericksburgPregnancyCenter.org,  email outreach@fubrgpregnancyctr.org, or call 540-370-1800. Contact: Caroline Pilgrim

WOMEN’S MINISTRY NEWS

Have a ministry need or idea for an activity? Contact us at wm@nlicc.org or find us on Facebook.
Additionally, please don’t hesitate to contact us with questions, concerns, praises, or prayer requests.

All for His glory,
The Women’s Ministry Committee

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