New Life Fellowship | Topeka, IN

December 29, 2022


This Sunday:
This Sunday is New Year’s Day. We will have one service at 10:30 am. There will be no children’s programming to give our volunteers a break; the nurseries will be open, but unstaffed. Coloring pages and quiet activities will be available for the children to take into the service. Thank you!

A Note About the Winter Weather:
Throughout the winter months, if our services need to be cancelled due to the weather, you will find this information on NLF Facebook page, WNDU TV station, and on the church website. An NLF text will also be sent to those who have provided their mobile phone number and carrier. Thank you!

Thank You from our Preteens:
The Preteens would like to thank New Life for your generous donations to the pumpkin and mum wagon in the fall. Your generous donations allowed them to adopt 6 families for Christmas! The preteens shopped, wrapped, and prayed for these families! Thank you!

Ladies Winter Bible Study:
This winter, beginning January 16th, there will be a 6-week bible study, Waymaker by Ann Voskamp, on Monday mornings from 10:00 am- Noon . Sign up at the Women’s Desk. Books are now available.

Helping Hands Needed:
We will be taking down the NLF Christmas decorations on Thursday evening, Jan. 5th at 6:00 pm. Please plan to join us and help. More hands make light work…and the fellowship is FUN! Please RSVP to Julie Wiard so we can plan. Thanks!

Body Life:
Body Life small groups will resume meeting on Wednesday, February 1st.

Men’s Ministry:
Man Up will resume meeting on Monday, January 9th at 6:30 pm. For more information please contact Tony Bontrager.
Men’s Prayer will resume meeting on Thursday, January 12th at 6:00 am. For more information please contact Russ Hunsberger.

End of Year Giving:
If you would like to make a year end contribution to New Life Fellowship, you may send a check to: New Life Fellowship PO Box 399 Topeka IN 46571 or you may visit the church website ( to make an on-line donation.

*If you would like a copy of the New Life Fellowship November financial summary, please visit the Info Desk to pick up a copy.

Offering Envelopes:
The new 2023 offering envelopes are available for pick-up in the foyer. If you do not currently have numbered envelopes and would like a set, please visit the Info Desk. If you would like more information about electronic giving, online giving, or if you have any questions about giving, please contact Becky Hunsberger (

Counseling Services Available:
We are excited to announce that we now have a counselor available on-site at NLF on Wednesday evenings. Shannon Cross is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate who will use our building to provide counseling services by appointment. If interested please contact Shannon Cross directly at (574) 536-5285. Thank you!

Spring Break Missions Trip Opportunity:
Do you have plans for Spring Break? Michelle Sharick will be leading a team to Jamaica from April 1-8, 2023. We will be visiting and staying at Caribbean Christian Center of the Deaf. It will be a week of loving on deaf children and supporting the staff. We will also have some opportunities for some work projects. If interested please reach out to Michelle Sharick. If you are under 18 years old you will need a parent to go along.

Attendance Report:
Dec. 25, 2022:
One Service: 197

On the Calendar:
Sunday, Jan. 1: One Worship Service at 10:30 am
Monday, Jan. 9: Man Up 6:30 pm
Thursday, Jan. 12: Men’s Prayer 6:00 am
Monday, Jan. 16: Ladies Bible study 10:00 am
Wednesday, Feb. 1: Body Life 7:00 pm (Meal at 6:15 pm)