These are the announcements for February 15 – 23, including some events in March and beyond!
THIS WEEKEND, FEB 15 – 17
Seasoned Saints Potluck
Fri, Feb 15 | 6 pm | SC Chapel
If your last name begins with A-H, bring a salad or side dish; I-S, dessert; T-Z, main dish. “Made Four Praise” will present the program for the evening.
Sat, Feb 16 | 8 am | SC Chapel
Our speaker is Pastor Carey Huffman.
Join us this weekend as we continue our Family Matters series. In the morning services, we’ll learn about living a life of love. In the evening, about healthy marriages.
Children’s Musical Rehearsal
Sun, Feb 17 | 5 pm | Big Kids Church Room
The K-5 NH Children’s Choir will present the children’s musical, The Prodigal Clown, on Sunday, April 7.
Dementia Care Support
Sun, Feb 17 | 4:30 pm | Rm 216
A structured gathering of caregivers, family, and friends of persons with dementia.
THIS WEEK, FEB 18 – 23
Tunes 4 Tots
Tue, Feb 19 | 10 am | Early Childhood Area
This is a fun-filled music class for toddlers – preschoolers. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. We hope you can join us for this fun music class!
Volleyball Open Gym
Tue, Feb 19 | 6:30 pm | SC Gym
Be sure to bring a separate pair of sneakers so you don’t track snow and salt onto the gym floor. This is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors. Students in grades 6 – 10 can participate with their parents. Please contact Pastor Jeff at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Thu, Feb 21 | 6:30 pm | Ullestad Chapel
Monthly women’s choir. All women welcome!
Men’s Fellowship Retreat Sign-Up
Register by Sun, Feb 24
All men are invited to a week of relaxation, campfires, devotions, good food, and fishing from September 14 – 21. We’ll stay at Wildwood Resort near Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Transportation, food, fishing license, and lodging is $450 per guy. To sign up, give a non-refundable cash or check deposit of $100 to Bill Dane by Sunday, February 24.
Salvation Army Casseroles
Sun, Feb 24
Three times a year, New Hope donates breakfast casseroles to the Salvation Army. If you’d like to make a casserole, pick up a recipe and a foil pan at the Events Center, then bring your prepared casserole to church on February 24. In 2018, we donated 348 casseroles. Thank you to everyone who participated; please pray for continued generosity in 2019!
El Salvador Missions Trip Info Meeting
Sun, Feb 24 | 5 pm | Rm 212
In this meeting, we’ll go over details for the El Salvador youth missions trip coming up June 10 – 21.
Kids Camp Early Registration Opens
Fri, Mar 1
Register your child for Kids Camp 2019 at Lake Williamson Christian Center in Carlinville, IL, June 10 – 14! Open to students who have finished 3rd – 5th grade by summer 2019. Early registration is $205. Register online at ilsmonline.org/events/breakaway-kids-camp/
Friday Ladies Bible Study
Fri, Mar 1 | 9:45 am | Rm 212
We will be learning from the words of Jesus in a 9-week video and bible study by Jen Wilkin on the Sermon on the Mount.
Sun, Mar 3 | Morning Services
If you would like to be baptized in water as a public confession of faith, sign up for our next Water Baptism in March! You can sign up here, or at the Events Center in the lobby.
Fri, Mar 8 | 6 pm | Student Campus Chapel
Unveil is a special event for Middle & High School girls. Micah and Stephanie Macdonald will be guest speakers, and there will be food, games, and prizes! The cost is $10. Turn in cash or check to Pastor Luke, Pastor Zach, or at the church office.
2nd Annual Pheasant Hunt
Sat, Mar 9 | Bensink Farms | Deadline to sign up: February 24
To reserve your spot for the hunt, please make a $20 deposit with Aaron Vance. The total cost for the trip is $60, and the remaining $40 is due March 9. The hunt would start around 12 p.m. Please contact email@example.com with questions.
NH Kids Talent Spotlight
Sun, Mar 10 | 6 pm
All NH Kids are invited to share their God-given talents at this special Sunday night event in the Main Sanctuary. Sign up with Pastor Cortney by March 3.
Missions Convention: Men’s Breakfast
Sat, Mar 23 | 8 am | SC Chapel
We’ll be hearing from Scott Seiple, a Live Dead missionary to India, plus good food and fellowship. Sign up by purchasing your $5 ticket from the table in the lobby, available Feb 17.
Missions Convention: Women’s Tea
Sat, Mar 23 | 10:30 am | SC Auditorium
Live Dead missionary Anna Seiple will share her testimony of ministry in India. Sign up by purchasing your $5 ticket from the table in the lobby, available Feb 17.
NH Baby Dedication
Sun, Mar 24 | 6 pm Service
This is the first of our two baby dedications this year. If you would like to have your child dedicated, please sign up here, and be sure to attend the Parent Info Meeting on Sunday, March 10 at 5:15 p.m. in the Early Childhood Area. Our next Dedication is in September.
Missions Convention: Banquet
Friday, Mar 29 | 6:30 pm | Ron Pearson Hy-Vee Center
Featuring keynote speaker, Dick Brogden. You can pick up your $15 ticket in the lobby, available Feb 17.
Missions Convention: All-Church Potluck
Sat, Mar 30 | 5 pm | Student Campus Chapel
Bring a dish and enjoy guest speaker Dick Brogden.
Missions Convention: Services
Sun, Mar 31 | All services
Dick Brogden will speak during the morning services. For the evening service, several Live Dead missionaries will share their stories.
I want to share my gratitude and thankfulness for everyone who has cared for me since the loss of my brother in December. Thank you so much. – Michael Jackson