Women’s Update 1-01-15

Current Announcements:

Happy New Year!  Praying you have had a blessed season of celebrating our Lord’s birth and the start of a new year with family and friends!

NLICC hosting local Presbytery Meeting on Saturday, January 10th – Women’s Service Opportunity
The Session has asked the women of the church to provide a light breakfast and lunch for our presbytery leaders on Saturday, January 10th. In lieu of a Women’s Prayer Breakfast in January, we ask that you pray about preparing or purchasing food to feed our leaders while they meet together. We’ll also need volunteers to set out each of the meals and clean up.  Please contact Kathryne Marple if you can help.

L.O.C. posted on Facebook two weeks ago, “We have been completely taken aback by your donations so far. THANK YOU for all of your help!” Currently, boys’ coats in sizes 4-12 and black and navy sweat pants, sizes 4,6,and 8 are needed.
There are many destitute children in our community attending public schools. Hugh Mercer Elementary in the City has 19 homeless students and 15 more living in motels with their families. We have an opportunity to provide some basic necessities for them.Toiletries such as toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, small toiletry bags and soap may be donated in the white Loving Our City box in the foyer. Monetary gifts are welcome. If you would like more information or have any questions, please email loc@nlicc.org. You can also check https://twitter.com/LOCFDX or https://www.facebook.com/LOCFDX to see the most recent needs for these children.

New Life’s 40th Anniversary Celebration- July 11-12, 2015
If you are interested in being on the planning committee, please contact Christine Fulcrod. The first meeting was held December 14, so it is not too late to join. Also let the office know if you would like to give a brief testimony during a Sunday service between January and July sharing how being a part of New Life has helped you to grow spiritually.

Do you have a heart for missions? The Missions Committee is looking for new members!
They meet once a month on a Thursday evening at 7:00 pm. The committee is starting to plan for next year’s March conference and is a bit short-handed right now. Please contact the office for more information if you are interested.

Fredericksburg Pregnancy Center (F.P.C) News
F.P.C. is always looking for volunteers, including Board Members. There are all kinds of volunteer projects including consultants, reception help, stuffing envelopes, etc. Board members are required to attend a monthly meeting and don’t need any experience as a board member, just a profession of faith in Christ and a desire to serve mothers and their babies in many areas. If you are interested or would like more information contact Eileen Roberts.

Several Afghan immigrant women are looking for work, especially in the area of housecleaning. None are believers yet, but they are at various places in their journeys toward Christ — and would benefit from more contact with Christians. Other variables are their English language abilities, skills, number of hours and pay needed, etc. Please contact Debra Smith to learn more.

Bulletin Folding
Do you have a couple hours on a Friday afternoon you can spare? to fold bulletins after 1 pm some Friday. Takes about 2 hours (faster if you bring a friend!) Questions? Ask Pam in the office.

The Women’s Ministry Committee is here to serve you and help you to serve

  • Is there a particular topic or activity that you would like to see made available for the women of NLICC? Let us know!
  • Do you have a ministry need or opportunity that you’d like to share with the women of the church? Drop us an email and we’ll get it in!
  • Contact us at wm@nlicc.org.

All for His glory,

Kathryne Marple
for the Women’s Ministry Committee

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