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NBC Events Calendar

*Events and dates are subject to change*

  • No Wednesday Services on December 28th, January 4th
  • There is no Tuesday Bible Study through the Winter, begins March 7

Mark Your 2023 Calendars… NBC Events Calendar

*Events and dates are subject to change*

  • There is no Tuesday Bible Study through the Winter, begins March 7
  • Youth Group Activity, January 6
  • Children’s Church begins, January 8
  • Annual Business Meeting, January 8
  • AWANA Grand Prix Workshop, January 14
  • Men’s Breakfast, January 14
  • Youth Group SNAC, January 22
  • AWANA Grand Prix, January 28
  • Passion Play Stage Set-up Begins, January 28
  • Red Cross Blood Drive, January 30
  • Men’s Breakfast, February 11
  • Youth Group SNAC, February 19
  • Youth Group Winter Camp, February 24 -26
  • Tuesday Bible Study begins, March 7
  • Men’s Breakfast, March 11
  • Red Cross Blood Drive, March 28
  • Passion Play, April 6-8, 2023
  • Men’s Breakfast, April 15
  • Ladies & Girls Banquet, May 13
  • Bearing Precious Seed, May 17-21
  • Red Cross Blood Drive, May 23
  • Ladies Retreat, October 13-14

Prayer List

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Church Business Meeting-1

Annual Business Meeting 

Our Annual Business Meeting will be on Sunday, January 8th following a shortened message. All members are encouraged to come. We will be voting on 2023 Church Officers (list of nominees is available in the Foyer). Ministry Leaders, please have your report to the Church Office by 9 am Tuesday, January 3rd. Reports are available in the Foyer starting January 4th.

The Deacon Board has called a Special Business Meeting for Sunday, January 29th following the Morning Service to vote on an amendment to the 2023 Budget for Pastor Nathan’s insurance. All members are encouraged to attend.

Meetings This Month:

  • Trustee Board Meeting, January 3rd @ 6:30 pm
  • IT Department Meeting, January 8th @ 12 pm
  • Annual Church Member Business Meeting, January 8th, following a shortened Evening Service
  • Deacon Board Meeting, January 26th @ 6:30 pm
  • Special Business Meeting, January 29th, following the Morning Service

Bearing Precious Seed

May 17 – 21 All ages are welcome to help put together scripture with the Bearing Precious Seed team, Entrance will be  Door #2 in the Gym. For more information please see church Welcome Center or contact the church office.

Music Department

Music Department

Choir practice has started. If you are interested in joining Choir, please see Mark Bradley.

Passion Play April 6-8 Cast and Crew Page will be updated as information becomes available.

Passion Play Sign Up: Begins Jan 15th in the Foyer
Passion Play Organizational meeting: Jan 22nd at 12 pm in the Sanctuary
Passion Play Music Rehearsal: Begins Jan 29th at 4:30 pm in the Sanctuary
Passion Play Stage setup: Begins Feb 4th at 9:00 am

Joy Fellowship

We will meet at Callahan”s Restaurant at 11:30 am on Thursday, January 19, 2023.
Restaurant is located at 2917 Cassopolis Street, here in Elkhart.


We will be talking discussing ideas about what things the Joy group would like to do in 2023. If you have never attended our gathering would love to have you join us. Only requirement is 50 years old and up!! Some of you many have time for you to take your lunch break and join us. Hopefully should have the sign-up sheet in the foyer on Sunday, January 8th, 2023. Love to see you.


Psalm 71:17,18 says, (17) O God, You have taught me from my youth, and I still declare Your wondrous deeds. (18) And even when I am old and gray, O God, do not forsake me, until I declare Your strength to this generation.

Children's Activities

Children’s Activities

Kindergartners will be moving up to the K-2 grade Sunday School class on January 8th. They will also begin attending Children’s Church during the Sunday Morning Service on this date. Please contact David Clark or Tom Tyson with any questions.

AWANA Clubbers are invited to join us for the Annual AWANA Grand Prix on Saturday, January 28, 2023

Workshop Day: Saturday, January 14, 2023 from 1-3pm in the GYM

Needing Ideas and Help? Search Online: Pine Derby Car Template / Pine Car Derby Designs / Pine Derby Cars on Youtube – Be sure that your car meets the AWANA Grand Prix rules.

Please allow children to do as much work as possible on the car.

Awana Grand Prix Single Stock Car Kit

Youth Group

Youth Group

Youth Group Events (open to 7th-12th Grades, for details and sign-up attend Youth Group)

Youth Group Activity Day January 6th 11 am – 4 pm. Lunch provided. Bring board games to play.

Youth Group SNAC, January 22

Winter Camp February 24 – 26, 2023 Sign-up now at Youth Group for $10 per teen.

WINTER CAMP PARENT MEETING January 15th at 12pm

Ladies' Activities

Ladies’ Activities

Women’s Ministry Fellowship one name, so many ministries. We are sponsoring Missionary Care, Hospitality, Meal Outreach, Decorating, Encouragement (Secret Sisters), Food Pantry, and Fellowship. Each ministry consists of a coordinator and helpers. The Fellowship itself is headed up by a President & Vice President, Treasurer & Asst. Treasurer, Secretary & Asst. Secretary. We usually meet the 4th Monday of a month to encourage each other in various ways.  There will not be a meeting in December, but instead we are having a Christmas Celebration.  Come and check us out.

Ladies Retreat October 13 -14 2023, More information to come.

Men's Activities

Men’s Basketball Late Fall to Early Spring Monday Evenings from 6:30pm-8pm in the Gym

Men of All Ages Welcome to join in some friendly competition.

Enter at the Gym on the West Side. Doors are locked once we hit capacity. Please note event will be cancelled for inclement weather and holidays.

We now have Pickleball here at NBC! Ages 16 and up are welcome to join us in the Gym on Friday nights from 6-8 pm beginning January 27th. If interested, sign up in the Foyer. Please contact Matt and Heather Miller with questions!

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive January 30, 2023

Please enter  Door # 2 this is the Gym

For questions and updates please text Ingrid Kiser, her contact information can be found in the church directory.

To ensure the safety of both patients and donors, these are some of the requirements donors must meet to be eligible to donate blood based on their donation type. To explore a list of eligibility information, Search by Keyword or Browse All.

NBC Food Pantry is used by members of our church and community who are in need. You can help fill these needs by donating non-expired items in the foyer food pantry basket. Complete list of items located on Food Pantry Page.

Children's Christmas Shop

The NBC Children’s Christmas Shop accepts donations year round, just mark them “Christmas Shop” and leave them in the common area in the hall by the Foyer.

Supplies are greatly needed. Gift Bags (all sizes), Tissue Paper, Ribbon, Gift Tags and Sticker

Christmas Shop Gift Ideas

GIVING UPDATES

2023 Bibles (Bearing Precious Seed) goal $___________ – you can designate to this by writing “Bibles” on your offering envelope to avoid any confusion.

Yearly Church Planting: $12,000 has been budgeted – you can designate additional funds (this would make total given larger) by marking “2022 Church Planting – Additional” on your offering envelopes to avoid any confusion.

Members can request a copy of the church budget/financial report by contacting the church office.

HOW TO DESIGNATE GIVING

2023 Offering Envelopes are available at the table by the Usher’s Closet. When you pick your box up, please make sure your address is correct. Only those with an assigned number will be given a Contribution Statement at the end of the year. If you do not have an assigned number and would like one, please see Brice Clark at the Usher’s Closet.

Designations: Any specific activity or ministry that is already established by the church (new activities must be pre-approved) you would like to have a designation go to, please write on your offering envelope the ministry/activity and additional to avoid confusion. The additional will be added to any budgeted funds providing a larger budget for each ministry/activity.

Example: Already Established Ministry or Activity, new activities must be pre-approved
“Youth Group – Winter Camp Additional” or “Women’s Ministry – Banquet Additional


AWANA: each year children in need are donated books and uniforms – you can designate to this by writing “AWANA Uniforms & Books Additional” on your offering envelopes to avoid confusion.

Missions: you can designate to specific missions / missionaries by writing “Missions – (Specific Name)” on your offering envelopes to avoid confusion.

Youth Group: you can designate to specific Youth Group Activities (activities are already established, see Pastor Nate for information on activities) by writing “Youth Group – (Specific Activity) Additional” on your offering envelopes to avoid confusion.

Deacons Fund: the deacons fund helps for specific needs within the church for families and situations known only to the deacons – you can designate specifically to the Deacons Funds by writing “Deacons Fund” on your offering envelopes to avoid confusion.