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New Hope Fellowship Youth Group
NO YOUTH GROUP JUNE 17 DUE TO FATHERS DAY
Youth Group is for grades 6-12. It is held on Sunday evenings at the church from 5-7pm. Steve Dibblee, and other adult leaders led the group through fun activities and Biblical lessons which parents are given advance notice of topics. Snacks are provided during this time. Feel free to check out the “New Hope Fellowship Youth Group” facebook page – “New Hope Fellowship Youth Group” to see past activities. It is a great time for the youth to connect and encourage each other in their walk with the Lord.
Contact Information: CALL OR TEXT Pastor Nick Tornabene 815-761-6348 Facebook Page – “New Hope Fellowship Youth Group”.
Prayer Wall Challenge from our Youth Girls
Every week on Mondays from 7-8:30pm at New Hope, Morgan Baker and Alexis Bialas have been having so much fun teaching these girls how to live their L.I.F.E in the image of God. In the meantime, the girls have been teaching their leaders to become closer to God as well! And now they get to include our church, challenging them to get closer to God with their awesome new prayer wall for everyone to use!
At the bottom of the steps in the basement of New Hope is a partition wall, where you can add your prayers or jot down prayers to add to your prayer list. Let’s pray for each other and grow in Christ as we do. Remember if you are a 6th -10th grade girl, you too can enjoy L.I.F.E.: (Living In Faith Everyday) information below.
Living In Faith Everyday
A youth girls group aimed for grades 6th to 10th grade
L.I.F.E. is a youth girls group aimed for grades 6th to 10th grade. The group is ran by 18 year olds Morgan Baker and Alexis Bialas. The goal of our group is to help mentor pre-teen girls and teach them how to live a life through God based on the Bible. Topics that will be included: Aligning your heart with God, sin, Godly attitude, and Who GOD says you are.
John 3:18 “Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.”
Where/When: Mondays from 7-8:30pm. We will meet at New Hope Fellowship Church. We are encouraging girls from all area churches to join.
Alexis Bialas – firstname.lastname@example.org
Morgan Baker – email@example.com
Pastor Dan Sergeant – firstname.lastname@example.org
Pastor Nick Tornabene – email@example.com
Prayer and Sermon Discussion: IF YOU WANT MORE THAN SUNDAY MORNING…CHECK THIS OUT!!! Come join us for prayer and a follow up discussion on the Sunday’s sermon. We will be responding to any questions you might have. This will be a small group setting here at the church from 7-8:30 each Wednesday. If you have questions you want to discuss send them to Pastor Dan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Prayer Impact Night: You’re invited to join us on Monday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. for free-style prayer as worship permeates the atmosphere. We invite participants to walk, sit, or kneel while praying for Sunday services and other pertinent matters. If you have questions, contact Jess Boettner at 815-601-3470
Church Service at Kings Camp Followed by Baptism and Church Picnic: On Sunday July 15, New Hope will hold our Sunday service at Kings Camp (9560 E Lindenwood Rd, Chana, IL 61015) at 10:00am. (Bring Lawn Chairs) Following the church service and baptism at Kings Camp we will have a church picnic. Table service, drinks, hamburgers and hotdogs will be provided, please bring a dish to pass. Also bring your swim suits everyone is invited to go swimming in the lake after 12:00 (this is when the life guard comes on duty)
Baptism: If you are interested in being baptized, please talk to Pastor Dan so he can get you a packet on baptism. (There will also be packets on the back table.) On July 16th we will be holding our church service at Kings Camp, following the church service we will head to the lake and do our baptisms. After the baptisms all are invited to join in on the church picnic
Dates for Rock Weekend are June 22-24, and July 20-22, 2018 The R.O.C.K. (reaching out to Christ’s Kids) weekend is quite similar to Tres Dias, except for being targeted at a younger generation, and is in fact run by many young people. The R.O.C.K. weekend is a retreat meant to help youth develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and each other. Ages to attend
NHF Game Night: On the third Saturday of each month at 6:30pm at the church we will have game night. Bring your favorite game and snacks and meet in the lower level of the church. This is a great opportunity for individuals and families to enjoy wholesome fun and fellowship together. The next game night will be June 16. Any questions, please call Scott and Pam Odle (779) 537-4950
2018 Bible Reading Plan
2018 Bible Reading Plan: If you have a computer smart phone or tablet, you can download a Bible app called You Version. This app includes many different versions of scripture and reading plans that you can follow. This year we’ll be encouraging you to check out one called “Let’s Read the Bible Together.” To find the plan, go to app and type in “Let’s Read the Bible Together” (January) it will bring you to the plan where you can sign up to begin your 2018 Bible Reading Plan. (There is a plan for each month of the year, so if you get behind you can start again the first of each month)
“Let’s Read the Bible Together” (January)
31 Days http://bible.com/r/DD
Part one of a 12-part series, this plan leads communities through the whole Bible together in 365 days. Invite others to join in every time you start a new part each month. This series works well with audio Bibles—listen in less than 20 minutes per day! Each section includes Old and New Testament chapters, with Psalms scattered throughout. Part one features the books of Luke, Acts, Daniel, and Genesis.
Rochelle Rescue Mission: The mission will be opening soon at 803 Lincoln Ave, Rochelle. For more information follow them on Facebook at Rochelle Rescue Mission or request a link by Emailing email@example.com Items needed at the mission are oatmeal packets, easy mac, feminine products, toothbrushes, toothpaste, & deodorant. Questions contact Pastor Dan. Information packets in foyer.
Change for Life Baby Bottles: In the foyer there is a table with baby bottles. These bottles are a fundraiser for the We Care Pregnancy Clinic in DeKalb – a ministry that our church supports on a monthly basis. Your spare change collected in one of these bottles over the next few weeks can make a big difference in a ministry that reaches out to women who desperately need to hear truth and experience the love of Jesus. The bottle can also serve as a reminder to pray for this ministry and the people they reach. Bottles are due back Sunday, February 25th Please bring back bottles even if they are not full. We Care uses them over again.
In 2012 – New Hope collected $685.45 in baby bottles cash for We Care Pregnancy Clinic, during their Change for Life Campaign.
In 2013 – New Hope collected $714.86 in baby bottles cash for We Care Pregnancy Clinic, during their Change for Life Campaign.
In 2014 – New Hope collected $664.57 in baby bottles cash for We Care Pregnancy Clinic, during their Change for Life Campaign.
In 2015 – New Hope collected $705.73 in baby bottles cash for We Care Pregnancy Clinic, during their Change for Life Campaign.
In 2016 – New Hope collected $956.18 in baby bottles cash for We Care Pregnancy Clinic, during their Change for Life Campaign.
In 2017 – New Hope collected $812.20 in baby bottles cash for We Care Pregnancy Clinic, during their Change for Life Campaign.
Attention Parents of 1st grade through 5th grade:
Communion and Family Sunday for the children:
- On the first Sunday of the month children age 1st grade thru 5th grade are invited to sit with their parents while we worship and take communion. If the children have personal relationships with Christ they are invited to participate in communion. The children will be dismissed to go to their classrooms prior to the sermon.
- Family Sundays will be on the fifth Sunday of the month. All 1st through 5th grade children will worship with their family instead of going to Sunday School
A New View – Changing the way we see mental illness
A Family Mental Health Support Group: A New View is a support group for adult family members and friends of individuals living with a serious and persistent mental disorder. The confidential, safe group will be led by a NAMI-trained (National Alliance on Mental Illness) facilitator that has experience living with a family member with a mental disorder.
Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.
A New View is a support group for people of all faiths and beliefs. It will be held at Faith Lutheran Church. There is no cost for attending this group. By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you gain hope and develop supportive relationships. A New View will also help you find strength and aim for better coping skills.
For more information, please call Tracy Brooks at 815-761-7654 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
6:30pm to 8pm
2nd Thursday of each month
Faith Lutheran Church
14206 E. Flagg Road
Rochelle, IL 61068
Hospitality Ministry: If you like to help people feel the love of Jesus, there’s a place for you on the Hospitality Ministry. The Hospitality Ministry is a fun and yet low-key way to get connected. The team will help arrange for meals for church families when needed (birth of baby, death of loved one, health crisis, etc.) Other areas the team will help out in will be church functions that would include a meal. If this sounds like a way that you could serve others while showing the love of Jesus please call the church at 815-561-8400 (Also, if you know someone in church that needs a meal please contact the church office.) Sign up sheet in foyer
Interested in Worship Team? We would love to have more people join the worship team at New Hope and now we have a process through which that can take place. If you love praising God vocally or instrumentally and think you might be called to join this team of worshipers, but you want to know what it would entail…You can now email Jake Waddle for a worship team application. We want to help you determine if this is an area God may be calling you to serve in your church body.
Help Needed: In search of those who have an interest in learning how to run the tech booth. Training will be provided. If interested contact Jacob Waddle Jacob.email@example.com or 815-501-3276
Newsletter/Church Directory: If you are not receiving the weekly emailed New Hope newsletter and would like to receive it please leave us your email address on the signup sheet at back table. New Hope also publishes a church directory that we send out quarterly via email. If you would like to be included in the directory or would like to receive a directory or just need to update your information please refer to the sign-up sheet at the back table and leave the necessary information.