October Events

Walk Through the Bible is quickly approaching. If you would like to donate candy, please drop it off by October 15th in the Old Foyer (yellow box marked). Thanks! We are in need of individually wrapped: Mini Mr Goodbars, Dum Dum Suckers, Skittles, Starburst, Smarties, Mini Hershey Bars, Swedish Fish, Sour Patch Kids, Goldfish, Tootsie Rolls, Blow Pops, Bugles and Lifesavers.

Sunday School Breakfast

Sunday, October 22nd 8:30am – 10am Sign-up in the Foyer.

Be sure to note if you are needing Gluten-Free items.

Growing Kids God’s Way Parenting Class

Parenting can be a hard job; let us help you on that journey!

Bring your friends, and join us for Growing Kids God’s Way on Sunday evenings, 5:30-7:00pm, beginning on September 10 and continuing until mid-January.

Each week we will watch a new video and answer discussion questions as we work through the curriculum. We will have copies of the questions available for no charge, or you may purchase a book for $25. Childcare will be provided.

Have you been looking for a way to support the young families of Northside?

Come watch the children of the parents who are attending the Growing Kids God’s Way class on Sunday evenings, 5:30-7:00pm, beginning on September 10 and continuing through mid-January. You can sign up to help for the entire class or just for a few sessions. Please see Kevin and Kendra W. to volunteer.

Youth Group & Young Adults

Youth Group (open to 7th -12th Grades):

SNAC, October 8th

Harvest Party, October 21st

Young Adults (ages 18-24):

Retreat @ Pleasant Valley Bible Camp October 6th – 8th

Bible Study & Hang Out @ the Breneman’s, October 14th

Joy Fellowship Luncheon

Due to the impending weather this event has been cancelled.

Our next Joy Fellowship Gathering is happening on Thursday ,October 5th. We will be going to the Shipshewana Fall Crafters Fair. It will be in the Michiana Event Center (455 E. Farver St. Shipshewana, In. 46565) and there is a $5 admission fee. Event starts at 10 am.

Those who will be going in the church van must be at the church by 9 am. Around 12:30-1:00, we will have lunch at the Blue Gate Restaurant. Sign up will be on the table in the Foyer. Information on times and place will also be on the table. An awesome time of fun, food and fellowship. Remember there are NO STRANGERS IN THE FAMILY

Women’s Ministries Fellowship

Women’s Ministries Fellowship invites you to join us for our monthly get together and bible study at 6:15 pm, Monday, October 23rd.

Our lesson is “Receiving, if you do not have a book you can request a lesson copy at the Pink Table and it will be availabe at the meeting . Our memory verse for 2023 is Romans 12:1-2. A reminder/memory aid can be picked up at the Women’s Ministry Table or printed off below.

Men’s Breakfast 

Saturday, October 21st at 8 am in the White House, open to gentlemen of all ages. Sign up in the Foyer.


Fridays from 6-8 pm in the Gym, open to everyone (ages 16+).

Please note the Events Calendar for dates as some Friday we do not meet – NO meeting October 6th


Tuesdays in the White House @ 7pm This free group counseling is available to anyone in the community.

Church Library

For those of you who do not know, and those of you who have forgotten, we have a church library! In the library you will find books for children and adults, fiction and non-fiction, and we are working on expanding our Spanish section. We also have many films ranging from VeggieTales and family movies, to comedians and documentaries. Lastly, if you are interested in Northside’s history, we have plenty of documents, photos, and video recordings.

*PLEASE NOTE* At the moment we are not accepting any audio/visual donations. It is also STRONGLY ENCOURAGED that you return any resources you are done with. If you have any questions, please see the librarian, Megan W.

Mark Your Calendars…*Events and dates are subject to change*

– Men’s Breakfast, November 11

– Young Adults @ the Breneman’s, November 18

– Pie Night, November 19

– Young Adults @ the Breneman’s, December 2

– Children’s Christmas Play, December 3

– Ladies Christmas Gathering, December 7

– Children’s Christmas Shop, December 16

– Choir Cantata, December 17

– Youth  Group Christmas Party, December 17

– Christmas Eve Service, December 24

– Awana Grand Prix, January 27

– Red Cross Blood Drive, January 30

– Winter Camp, February 9-11

– Daughters of the King Ladies Conference, February 23-24

– Passion Play, March 28-30

– Youth Group @ PVBC, April 1-5

– Red Cross Blood Drive, May 21

– VBS, June 16-20, 23