Last Weekend in October at New Horizons Christian Church

Saturday October 26 Trunk or Treat 1-3pm at the church parking lot. Ages: Toddler through age 12. Sponsored by our Girl Scout Troop.

Sunday October 27

All Saints Day Observed – An opportunity to light a candle during worship for the saints in your life.

Worship and Wonder Theme: “The Ark and a Tent for God.”

Sermon Title: “Those Troubling Teachings of Jesus: A Grounded Faith” Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

Remember our free breakfast at 9:30am

Looking Ahead to November:

Men’s Group – Saturday November 2 at 8:30 am at the church.

Lord’s Workers Spaghetti Dinner – Saturday November 2 from 4-7 pm at the church

Devoted to Generosity  Begins on Sunday November 3



Coming Events at New Horizons Christian Church

Men’s Group – We will gather at the Artisan Coffee Shop, 662 Canton Rd., at 8:30am on Saturday October 19.

Worship on October 20

9am – Early Praise Service – An informal service with a message and communion

10:45am – Infant dedications plus “Those Troubling Teachings of Jesus: Give me Oil in My Lamp.”

Worship and Wonder – Exodus

Remember our Free Breakfast During Sunday School at 9:30m in the Fellowship Hall

Stewardship Team Meets after 10:45am worship

Nominations Be sure to nominate people for Elder, Deacon, and Trustee this Sunday


This Weekend at New Horizons

Women’s Retreat  – The Women’s Retreat begins tonight (October 11) at the Monroe Lodge at Camp Christian.  Rev. Margot Connor will be the program leader. Thanks to Holly Bane for organizing this and for all the women who have committed to attending.

The Troubling Teachings of Jesus – This week’s text is Matthew 13:44-46, and the sermon title is “What is your Pearl of Great Price?” All worship participants will receive a special gift (almost priceless).

Worship and Wonder – We will have a slight change this week in worship, but our children will still be led out during “Jesus Loves Me This I Know.”

Breakfast Program – Meeting in the Social Hall Sunday at 9:30am.

Upcoming Meetings: Elders (Tuesday Night Oct. 15 at 7); Men’s Group (Saturday October 19 at 8:30am at the Artisan Coffee House)


Sunday October 6 at New Horizons CC

Women’s Retreat – This is your last Sunday to sign up for the October 11-12 Women’s Retreat at Camp Christian. Eighteen women are signed up so far, and there is room for two more.

Early Service – Our informal prayer service complete with communion and a short message starts at 9am and is over by 9:30am. We meet at the front of the sanctuary.

Missionary from China – Michael K., our missionary recently returned from the Chinese mission field will make a presentation during the Sunday School hour (9:30) in the Lord’s Workers Classroom.

Breakfast at 9:30 – Sally Ramsey is helping to provide a simple breakfast in the Social Hall for those not attending Sunday School. She will also have some activities for children.

Worship and Wonder – Children will leave the sanctuary as a group for their own very special worship service. Parents remember to pick up their children after worship in the Loyal Comrades Classroom.

World Communion Sunday – Our series on “The Troubling Teachings of Jesus” focuses om the Good Samaritan story – a great one for World Communion Sunday.






Signs of Fall at New Horizons Christian Church

Buckeyes – We know that it is really fall at New Horizons Christian Church when the Circle of Light (and other volunteers) begin to gather each Tuesday to make Buckeyes. You can sign up to order Buckeyes at the Welcome Center.

Women’s Retreat at Camp Christian (October 11-12) – About 15 women have signed up so far, but there is still a place for you if you want to go. It will be a great experience. Questions? Contact Holly Bane.

Swiss Steak Dinner – Girl Scout Troop 90094 is hosting a Swiss Steak Dinner on Saturday September 28 from 4-7. Questions? Contact Diane Destefano at 330.283.0831

Those Troubling Teachings of Jesus continues as our Fall Sermon Series. Sunday September 29 – Fear of Failure (Matthew 25:14-30, Luke 19:12-27)

World Communion Sunday – October 6.