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Meals for the Eden and Michael May family
Eden and Michael are traveling back and forth to his parents in NC as they say goodbye to his father who is closer each day to meeting his Savior face to face. Eden’s Mom and Dad are caring for their 4 children, but can use help with meals. They have no allergies, but the kids aren’t fond of fish. Contact Heather O’Hara for more information.
The “Foundations” care group is hosting a baby shower for Canaan Miller this Saturday, January 17, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Come and celebrate the anticipated birth of covenant baby girl Miller! Canaan is registered at Target, Buy Buy Baby and Babies R Us. Please RSVP to Lucinda Lorei.
Prayer Shower for Expectant Moms Saturday, February 14th, 9 a.m. in the Fireside Room
More babies are on the way! Come join us for breakfast and a time of prayer for our expectant mothers: Canaan Miller, Jennifer Worman, Rachel Fleming, and Taniya Puig. If you are able to bring something to share for breakfast, please contact Katie Crawford.
We are having a wonderful Valentine’s Dinner next month!
For those who remember the last one, Gary and Nancy Mangus will once again be in charge of the program and decorations. This will be an evening of laughter and games, fabulous food, and romantic music. Sign-ups start this Sunday, January 11th in the foyer. The event will be on Saturday, February 14th from 6 to 9 pm. The cost will be $40 per couple and $10 per family for childcare. Any teens and young adults who would like to help with this ministry can also stop by the table to sign-up as helpers. We will need nursery and childcare volunteers, food prep help, servers, and a clean-up crew. Questions? Please contact Connie Both.
Save the Date: “Talents to Treasure” Mini-Conference on Saturday, April 25, 2015
Mark your calendars for our “Talents to Treasure” Mini-Conference to be held on Saturday, April 25! Join us for fellowship and acquiring knowledge as we take delight in the talents of our sisters. Various small group sessions will be offered and online preregistration will begin in March. Prayerfully consider inviting a neighbor or friend to join in the fellowship. If you would enjoy sharing a talent through leading a mini-session (or would like to suggest an idea), please contact Amy Auker. Watch for more information coming soon!
L.O.C. currently needs boys’ coats in sizes 4-12 and black and navy sweat pants, sizes 4,6,and 8.
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 email@example.com. 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 this 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.
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!) 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!
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