New Life Fellowship | Topeka, IN

October 13, 2022


This Sunday there will be two services at 9:00 and 10:30 am.
There will be coffee and light refreshments between the two services.
Pastor Drew Ryall will bring the morning message.
The service will be live streamed on FaceBook and on the church website during the 9:00 am service. It will be accessible on both Face Book and the New Life website if you prefer to watch the service at a later time.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: NLF now has a new phone number!
Due to on-going issues with our church phone, New Life Fellowship now has a new phone number. It is (260) 977-9588. Thank you!

Dine & Canvas:
Come join the women of the church as we gather for the “Dine & Canvas” event on Saturday, November 5th. Arrival time is 9:30 am and the cost is $20 per person. We will be painting an easy Christmas inspired scene as well as enjoying fellowship and friends over lunch. Please sign up at the Women’s Ministry Desk in the foyer.

Soles For Jesus:
Our Preteens will be collecting new or gently used shoes for their service project “Soles For Jesus”.  There is a box in the foyer for you to drop your donations in!  We’re collecting walking sandals and tennis shoes which will be sent to Africa. Would you consider helping us reach our goal of 477 pairs of shoes? We are also collecting donations to help with shipping costs (estimated to be about $1000 for this amount of shoes). If you would like to help with the shipping cost, please place your money in an envelope marked “Soles for Jesus” and drop it in any offering box. Thank you!

College Care Packages:
New life would like to bless our college students with care packages before finals. Please sign your college student up at the Info Desk and provide their address. We would like to have all information collected by the end of October. Thanks!

Life:Start Welcome Lunch:
We will be having a welcome lunch on Sunday, October 30th following the 10:30am service. If you are newer to the New Life church family or would like to know more about the ministries of NLF, we invite you to come to this time of food and fellowship as the staff shares different ways to get involved and connected at New Life. Please sign up at the Info Desk.

Compassion Pregnancy Banquet:
We are looking for individuals that are willing to partner with CPC as volunteers for the annual Crisis Pregnancy Center fundraiser banquet happening on Thursday, October 27 at NLF! If you are willing to help with set up or serving, please see Brooke Miller at the info desk after the service on Sunday to see how you can give of your time in this way!

Round Tables With Jesus:
Everyone is invited to join “Round Tables with Jesus”, a Bible study which meets from 9:30-10:15 am on Sunday mornings in the Meeting Place. Herman Yoder and Mark Sharick are leading this Bible Study on Revelation. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with others and study God’s word together. For more information, please contact Herman Yoder or Mark Sharick.

Pastor Appreciation:
The elder team invites you to celebrate the Pastoral team during the month of October! You are invited to send prayers, emails, texts, cards, or gifts to show your appreciation for the hard work and dedication they have given to New Life. Please send cards and letters to the church (2755 State Road 5 Topeka IN 46571) “in care of” Drew and Molly Ryall, Russ and Becky Hunsberger, and Jordan and Jess Pearson. Thank you!

Operation Christmas Child:
Shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child are available in the foyer. At the table you will find instructions on to how to fill the box, along with mailing labels, and examples of items to include in your box. Boxes should be returned by November 13th to the table in the foyer. If you have questions about this project, please contact Cathy Frey.

Trunk or Treat Event:
We will having a Trunk-Or-Treat event on Wednesday, October 26 (6:30-8:00 pm). We are looking for individuals who would be willing to provide a themed trunk and/or hand out candy to the children. If interested, please sign up at the Info Desk. Also, if you would like to donate candy for this event, there will be bins at the Info Desk and in the Kid’s Ministry hallway. Mark your calendar and plan to attend! This is a great chance to reach out to our community, so spread the word and bring your friends and neighbors!

Announcing a New 7th & 8th Grade Class:
Coming soon, there will be a new Sunday morning class for all 7th and 8th grade students. Students will be dismissed after worship during the 10:30 am service. We are excited to provide this opportunity for students to explore practical applications for day to day living as they interact together and with their leaders.

Ladies Jireh Conference:
Join the ladies of 3C NLF Women’s Ministries at the Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana for  Alabaster Heart Ministries’ Michiana Women’s Conference, Oct. 14th and 15th. This faith-based women’s event is the culmination of a dream six years in the making and you won’t want to miss it!  We will meet at the church, and attend together. Tickets are available online at under the tab “conference.”  Tickets may also be purchased by calling (269) 257-9675.

Attendance Sunday, October 9:
1st Service: 84
2nd Service: 176
Children: 69
Total Attendance= 329

Financial Report:
Giving October 9: $8142.00
Average YTD Weekly Giving for 2022: $8879.30
Needed to Meet Weekly Budget: $10,275.00

On the Calendar:
Monday, October 17: (10:00-11:45 am) Beth Moore/”David: Seeking A Heart Like His”
Monday, October 17: (6:30-8:00 pm) Jennifer Rothschild: “Take Courage”
Wednesday, October 19: “Everyday Godly Living” with Helen Leu (9:00-10:30 am)
Thursday, October 20: Men’s Prayer Breakfast (6:00 am)
Wednesday, October 26: Trunk or Treat Event (6:30-8:00 pm)
Thursday, October 27: CPC Fundraising Banquet
Sunday, October 30: Life:Start Welcome Lunch (11:30 am)
Saturday, November 5: Women’s Event/Dine & Canvas (9:30 am)