NBC Bulletin

Please note dates & events are subject to change.

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NBC Events Calendar

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Prayer List page is password protected due to having full names, contact the church office for password.

Church Office Hours

Church Office Closed Sept. 30th – Oct. 2nd

Church Business Meeting-1

Quarterly Business Meeting October 16th – Members are encouraged to attend as this will set the budget for 2023, future proposals and more.

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

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

Christmas Cantata December 18

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

Joy Fellowship

October Fall Outing on Thursday, October 20thfrom 9 am – 3 pm. We will be going to the Old Rugged Cross Church & Museum (61041 Vermont St. Pokagon, MI 49047) and stopping for lunch afterwards. Sign up will be in the Foyer beginning October 9th. Contact Dennis Easton with any questions.

Children's Activities

Children’s Christmas Play Practice will begin on Sunday, September 11. Children can go to the basement as the beginning of Morning Service.

Children’s Christmas Play December 4

Children’s Christmas Shop December 17 – Registration will open 2 weeks before.

Donations for the Children’s Christmas Shop can be given year round. View our Wish List

  • Shopping Ages Limited to Children Ages 3 – 12 years old.
  • Gift Selection is for family members living in household only.
  • Children are not shopping for themselves.
Youth Group

Youth Group SNAC – Sunday, October 23rd from 5:30pm – 8pm

Youth Group Harvest Party October 29th from 5:30 pm – 8pm @ the Breneman’s House

Winter Camp February 24 – 26 More Details to Come – Check with Youth Group

Ladies' Activities

Women’s Ministry Monthly Fellowship & Meeting October 24th @ 6:30pm in White House

We plan to make Christmas Cards to send to our Missionaries, will have a short devotional, and enjoy some delicious Fall snacks, as well as each others company. Please check the website or our Women’s Ministries table closer to the date for more information.

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

Children’s Christmas Shop on Dec 17, 2022, 9 am to 12 pm, so mark your calendar. We are currently looking for gift donations. You can pick up a list at the pink Women’s Ministry table or check online. More information, including volunteer opportunities, will be forthcoming in November, BUT FOR NOW we are needing YOUR help to refresh and replenish our supply. Please watch the screen on Sunday mornings or the check the website. More Questions? See Ingrid Kiser

Men's Activities

Men’s Breakfast All gentlemen (all ages) can sign-up in the Foyer to join us on Saturday, October 8th at 8am in the White House.

Men’s Basketball All gentlemen (ages 16+) are invited to join us on Monday Evenings from 6:30pm-8pm in the Gym beginning Sept. 12th.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive October 31 @ 1:30 PM – 6 PM

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.

Giving Updates

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

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.

Mark Your Calendars…

*Events and dates are subject to change*

-Men’s Breakfast, November 12

-Youth Group SNAC, November 13

-Pie Night, November 20

-Kid’s Christmas Play, December 4

-Youth Group Christmas Party, December 11

-Children’s Christmas Shop, December 17

-Choir Cantata, December 18

-Youth Group Activity, January 6

-Annual Business Meeting, January 8

-Youth Group SNAC, January 22

-Youth Group SNAC, February, 12

-Youth Group Winter Camp, February 24-26, 2023 (date change)

-Passion Play, April 6-8, 2023

-Bearing Precious Seed, May 17-21, 2023

-Ladies Retreat, October 13-14, 2023