Updates

December Happenings at NHCC..

Here is what is happening at New Horizons in the month of December.

A big THANK YOU to all who stayed after church last Sunday to help with the Hanging of the Greens. We appreciate the time our small but mighty group gave to help make our church look so beautiful this Advent season.

Advent 2021: A Season of Seeking and Celebrating “Better”
December 5th – “Seeking Better Peace” – Reminder that there is a Congregational Meeting at 10:30 am in the Sanctuary.

December 12th – “Seeking Better Joy” – The Bane family is hosting their annual Christmas Open House Reception after worship at the church. Everyone is invited and encouraged to wear an ugly Christmas Sweater, shirt, socks, or whatever fun Christmas attire you may have to bring some extra fun to the party.

December 19th – “Seeking Better Love” 

December 24th – Christmas Eve service at 7:00pm in person and online

December 26th – Online worship only – no in person service

Updates

November News at NHCC…

Happening in November at NHCC

This month the sermon series at NHCC will be on gratitude.

Worship is every Sunday at 10:45 am in person and Live streamed online.

You are welcome to join us in person Sunday mornings or online any time!

Communication Reminder – This week begins our new communication practices. We will have bulletins in worship on Sunday. You can have a bulletin emailed to you if you would like. Please let Rose know. We will only send bog updates out once a month or if there is an unexpected update that we need to share with everyone. Our new website is www.newhorizonschristianchurch.com. Feel free to look on the website for church information.

November Meetings:

Prayer Team – The Prayer Team meets every Tuesday at 6:00 pm via Zoom. If you have a prayer request or would like to join the prayer team, please contact Pastor Jim or Pastor Ali.

Board Meeting – There will be a board meeting Tuesday Nov. 16 at 7:00 pm at the church.

Book Club – The Book Club will meet Mon. Nov. 15th at 6:00 pm. The book they are reading is Deadline by RANDY ALCORN.  Several books by that title. All are welcome. Please contact Kim Stimler with any questions.

Special Events, Missions, and Odds and Ends

Birthday Drive- By Surprise – All are invited to participate in a drive- by birthday surprise for Vi Kristie on Sunday Nov. 14th after worship. We’ll all gather in the parking lot and make our way down a couple of blocks to drive-by Vi’s house to wish her a happy 100th birthday! Feel free to shower he with cards as well. Feel free to contact Kim for more information.

Holiday Bazaar – This Saturday, Nov. 6th, from 8-3 is the holiday bazaar at the church. This is hosted by the Girl Scouts and a wonderful fundraiser for their troop. Feel free to drop by anytime on Saturday.

Hanging of the Greens– On Sunday Nov. 28th, we will decorate the church for Advent and Christmas. We need all deacons and anyone else who would be available to help. We will begin decorating right after worship that Sunday. The more hands we have helping the lighter and quicker the work can go. If you have any questions, please contact Helen Stager.  

MASK REMINDER…

According to the continued recommendations by the CDC and the Summit County Health Department, New Horizons continues to request that masks be worn while you are inside the church building. We want to make sure we are doing our part to protect one another. If you do not have a mask or forget yours, masks will be available.

Updates

This Week at NHCC..

Worship Information for Sunday October 31st

This Sunday we will observe All Saint’s Day.

This week’s sermon title is: “By Faith”

Worship is every Sunday at 10:45 am in person or online. You are welcome to join us in person on Sunday mornings or online anytime!

Meetings:

Prayer Team will not meet be meeting this week.

Elder’s Meeting: Thursday, Nov. 4

Board Meeting: Tuesday Nov. 16th

Nominations: The elders are taking nominations for the following positions to be filled: Elders, Deacons, and Trustees.

If you would like to nominate someone to serve in one of these rolls or you would like to continue serving in one of these rolls, please fill out a nomination form and turn it in to the elders. You can also email Pastor Jim, Pastor Ali, or Valdene, the chair of the elders. We will be taking nominations until Sun. October 31st.

LOOKING AHEAD…

Church Communication Changes: Bulletins: Starting on the first Sunday in November, bulletins will be used during worship. Because of this change, we will no longer be sending out weekly blog updates.

Starting in November, our blog updates will change to monthly updates instead of weekly. Weekly church information will go in the bulletins. If you worship online, you can have the weekly bulletin emailed to you if you would like. Contact Rose to make sure she has your correct email address.

Website change: Starting November 1, we will finally be down to just one website. The web address is www.newhorizonschristianchurch.com If you are looking for church information, that’s where it will be.

Book Club: The Book Club will meet Mon. Nov. 15th at 6:00 pm. The book they are reading is Deadline by RANDY ALCORN.  Several books by that title. All are welcome. Please contact Kim Stimler with any questions.

Birthday Surprise: Kim Stimler is organizing a special birthday drive-by surprise for Vi Kristie. Keep you eye out for more details as we get closer to her b-day. Contact Kim for more information.

MASK REMINDER… According to the continued recommendations by the CDC and the Summit County Health Department, New Horizons continues to request that masks be worn while you are inside the church building. We want to make sure we are doing our part to protect one another. If you do not have a mask or forget yours, masks will be available.

Updates

This Week at NHCC…

Worship Information for Sunday October 24th

This Sunday we continue our fall series “We are Disciples of Christ.”

This week’s focus is: Bringing It All Together

Worship is every Sunday at 10:45 am in person or online.

You are welcome to join us in person on Sunday mornings or online anytime!

Meetings:

Every Tuesday – Prayer Team @ 6:00 via Zoom

IT’S NOMINATION TIME: The elders are taking nominations for the following positions to be filled: Elders, Deacons, and Trustees.

If you would like to nominate someone to serve in one of these rolls, or you would like to continue serving in one of these rolls, please fill out a nomination form and turn it into to the elders. You can also email Pastor Jim, Pastor Ali, or Valdene, the chair of the elders, with you nomination too. The elders will be accepting nominations until Sun. October 31st.

LOOKING AHEAD…

ALL SAINTS DAY: Sunday, October 31st is All Saints Day and we will be holding a special worship service that morning. We will be remembering our church members who have passed away this past year. Join us online or in person to celebrate and remember our loved ones. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Ali

CHURCH COMMUNICATION CHANGES: Bulletins: Starting on the first Sunday in November, bulletins will be used during worship. Because of this change, we will no longer send out weekly blog updates. Starting in November our blog updates will change to monthly updates instead of weekly. Weekly church information will go in the bulletins. If you worship online, you can have the weekly bulletin emailed to you if you would like. Contact Rose to make sure she has your correct email address.

Website change: Starting November 1, we will finally be down to just one website. The web address is www.newhorizonschristianchurch.com If you are looking for church information, that’s where it will be.

SENSORY MAT ASSEMBLY: On Thursday November 11th at 6:00pm, we will meet at the church to make “Sensory Mats”.  These mats are for Summa Hospital patients who are struggling with head trauma, dementia, strokes and other health issues.  Everything is provided.  Please let Rose or Jeanine Harvey know if you can help.

THE HOLIDAY BIZARR: is on November 6th from 8:00AM-3:00PM.  This is being hosted by our Girl Scout Troop 90094. 

THE WEEKEND BACKPACK PROGRAM: We are in need of Peanut Butter and Jelly for weekend food bags that go the families at the Betty Jane Community Learning Center. Please drop your donations off in the big purple bin outside the Sanctuary. It will be marked “Backpack Food Program.” Please make sure the peanut butter and jelly are in plastic containers. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Helen or Jane.

BLESSING BOX: With colder temperatures headed our way, please remember to bring things for the blessing box that do not have liquid in them. Items with liquid in them will freeze and will no longer be able to be used. Thanks!

MASK REMINDER…

According to the continued recommendations by the CDC and the Summit County Health Department, New Horizons continues to request that masks be worn while you are inside the church building.

We want to make sure we are doing our part to protect one another. If you do not have a mask or forget yours, masks will be available.

Updates

This Week at NHCC…

Worship Information for Sunday October 17th

This Sunday we continue our fall series “We are Disciples of Christ.”

This week’s focus is: Baptism

Worship is every Sunday at 10:45 am in person or online.

You are welcome to join us in person on Sunday mornings or online anytime!

Meetings:

Every Tuesday – Prayer Team @ 6:00 via Zoom

Donations Needed!  We are in need of Peanut Butter and Jelly for weekend food bags that go the families at the Betty Jane Community Learning Center. Please drop your donations off in the big purple bin outside the Sanctuary. It will be marked “Backpack Food Program.” Please make sure the peanut butter and jelly are in plastic containers. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Helen or Jane.

BUCKEYES!!!!  Not the football team but the delicious chocolate and peanut butter treats handmade by the Circle of Light ladies is what we are talking about. The last day to order your is Monday October 18th. They are $4.50 a dozen and you can contact Brenda to put in your order.

LOOKING AHEAD…

On Thursday November 11th at 6:00pm, we will meet at the church to make “Sensory Mats”.  These mats are for Summa Hospital patients who are struggling with head trauma, dementia, strokes and other health issues.  We need your help.  If you can come and cut material or sew, we need you.  Our goal is to make 30 mats.  Everything is provided.  Please let Rose or Jeanine Harvey know if you can help. Light refreshments will be served.

Do your Christmas shopping early… The Holiday Bazaar is on November 6th from 8:00AM-3:00PM.  This is being hosted by our Girl Scout Troop 90094.  Vendors will have homemade crafts, jewelry, wreaths, cards, towels, holiday decorations, and much, much more.  Yes, even baked goods! Tables are still available.  They will be collecting can goods for our food pantry.  For more information, please contact Diane DeStefano (330) 283-0831 or xrunner8653@yahoo.com.  

The Spaghetti dinner has been canceled.   More information later.

MASK REMINDER…

According to the continued recommendations by the CDC and the Summit County Health Department, New Horizons continues to request that masks be worn while you are inside the church building.