Focus for November: Self-examination and preparing our hearts for Emmanuel
  “Search me, O God, and know my heart!
    Try me and know my thoughts!
 And see if there be any grievous way in me,
    and lead me in the way everlasting!”
Psalm 139: 23-24


What is the Value of ‘Self-examination’ and preparing our hearts for celebrating the coming Messiah?
If you feel so led, please send your response to
Please respond under 700 words. We look forward to hearing from you!



 Today is Veteran’s Day
“Dear Lord, Today we honor our veterans, worthy men and women who gave their best when they were called upon to serve and protect their country. We pray that you will bless them for their unselfish service in the continual struggle to preserve our freedoms, our safety, and our country's heritage, for all of us.”
Women's Ministry Committee Nominations
The Women's Ministry Committee is accepting nominations for Women's Ministry Training (WMT) through November 20. Please prayerfully consider nominating your sisters in Christ and/or yourself for this leadership training. Nominees must be covenant members aged 16 or older who demonstrate a love for Jesus, a dependence on the power of the gospel in her life, and a heart for women at New Life in Christ Church. Training sessions are broken into four 90-minute sessions which are held on the first Saturday of the month in February through May of 2023. Upon completion of training, women are eligible, but not required, to serve on the Women's Ministry Committee in the following year. Nominations may be submitted by placing a completed flyer (available inside the bulletin) in the offering plate or by completing an online form.
Contact | Women’s Ministry Committee | 
Need Help With Childcare, Pet Sitting or Light Chores?
The Pioneer Girl Challengers have put together a list of young women who are available to babysit, pet sit and/or do light chores for women of our church. Please coordinate with the individual Challenger directly if they could be a help to you. If you are interested in this list, please email Sharon Leaman. Thank you!
Contact | Sharon Leaman 
MOTs (Mothers of Toddlers) has begun!
MOTs is a group organized for mothers with young children (between newborn and 4 years old) who are seeking a community of growth and gathering with sisters in Christ. Each group will be assigned a leader as well as an older mentor mom to share devotionals. Invite a mom friend to come along! The MOTs Monday group will meet every other week from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the NLICC nursery, facilitated by Rachel Martin with monthly devotionals provided by Nancy Haenlein. No meeting on December 26. The Wednesday MOTs "Skipper's" group will meet weekly from 4:30-6 p.m. in the NLICC nursery during Pioneer Girls, facilitated by Yaasha Hepperle with mentor, Vicky Hepperle. If you are interested in being a part of Mothers of Toddlers or have questions, you may contact Rachel Martin.
Contact | Rachel Martin 


Wednesday Morning Bible Study
The study is on the Sermon on the Mount. The group meets every Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30am in Room 217 with a time for shared prayer at the end. If you have any questions please contact Mary Shaffer or Gale Puffenberger.
Contacts  | Mary Shaffer \ Gale Puffenberger


Have a ministry need, idea for an activity, or prayer request? You can reach us at or find us on Facebook. Please don't hesitate to contact us!
All for His glory,
Julie Root
For the Women's Ministry Committee
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