Thursday, January 28, 2010
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Resource #1 - Jesus' claim to be God. Yesterday we noted that a distinctive of the Christian faith is Jesus’ claim to be God. Here is an expanded presentation on that claim, it’s about a 30 minute long audio presentation from a weekend service.
Monday, January 25, 2010
Here are some things to get to know Leanna:
Area of Service: New Life Youth
Favorite Bible Verse:
This changes all the time, but 2 that have stuck with me are Romans 12:2 “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” and Isaiah 55:8-9 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Favorite Music or Artist(s):
I'll listen to anything. A few of my favorites are Flyleaf, Mayday Parade, Family Force 5, Barlowgirl and Inhabited.
Area you feel God has used or is using you the most?:
I feel God is using me the most right now to mentor and teach myself and Devin's small group of girls. I feel Him putting me in a position of influence to give the girls an example to look up to and to teach me not to be a hypocrite.
A random fact that most people wouldn't know about you unless you told them:
Persian cats are my favorite! I love their flat faces =D
What was your dream job/profession that you had as a kid?:
When I was younger I always wished I could be a teacher or a doctor.
What is the most satisfying thing when it comes to serving?:
The most satisfying thing about serving is the humility that you learn from it. No longer are your actions selfish, done to please yourself, but they are done to further others.
What is one bit of advice you would give to others who are considering serving?:
Be sure to pray about where God wants you before you jump into serving. Also, make sure you are serving as a way to serve God, not to get recognition for yourself.
Sunday, January 24, 2010
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Any of you recognize this box wooden rolling box? If you set up or take down on Sunday morning you do!
This is the first in a series of blog posts designed to introduce you to some of the new leaders at New Life. The first leader we would like to introduce is Solomon Cheifer.
Here are some things to help you get to know Solomon:
Area of Service: Small Group Leader
Favorite Bible Verse:
Romans 12:1-2, "I appeal to you therefore, brothers by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be confromed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect."
Where do you feel God is using you the most?:
I feel God is using me the most when people have problems in their life and I can direct them to the word of God for the answers they need.
What was your dream job/profession as a kid?:
When I was a kid I wanted to be a dinosaur when I grew up.
What is one bit of advice that you would give to others who are considering serving?:
And besides being something believers are supposed to do, serving is a good way to take a break from thinking about your own problems for a little while.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Thanks to everyone who gave to Gift to the King. A total of $ $9460
was given as part of this special offering. This giving will be used for a number of specific needs such as:
• Helping those in need in our church family
• Reaching out to our community
• Supporting world missions
• Strengthening our church’s ministries
– especially children’s and student programs
• Meeting the ongoing needs of our church.
Thanks again to everyone who played a part
If you missed the first meeting, it's not to late to join us. Show up for week 2 next Tuesday, January 26th at 7:00 pm.
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Monday, January 18, 2010
Christ calls us to take communion “In rembrance” of Him (Luke 22:19). We serve communion from time to time in our weekend services and large group settings, but the primary place communion happens is in our small groups. Communion in take place in the groups monthly, usually on the fourth week of the month. So if you’re not plugged in, get involved. You can find out more about groups by checking out the small group webpage.
Sunday, January 17, 2010
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Join us for the start of a new small group. this group is open to all members and is led by Solomon Cheifer, one of the members of our worship team. The group meets on Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm at the church building.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Two new small groups are starting up next Wednesday, January 20th:
Thanks to everyone who financially supported New Life in 2009. We're in the processing of sending out giving statements for last year. Look in your mailbox over the next week or so to receive yours. Your giving plays a part in changing lives!
Monday, January 11, 2010
It looks like a new women’s small group will be launching in a couple weeks. The group will be on Wednesday in the mid-morning (The time is still being worked out). If you’re interested in the new small group, let us know and we’ll keep you in the loop. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Accelerate is on Tuesday nights, from 7:00-9:00 pm starting January 19th. For more information contact us at email@example.com
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Join us for our January leader’s meeting. The meeting is on Monday, January 11th at 7:00 pm. Light snacks will be served. We look forward to seeing all of our leaders there. If you have any questions, please contact your staff leader.