This Sunday, September 12th there will be two services at 9:00 and 10:30am.
There will be coffee and light refreshments between the two services.
The service will be live streamed on FaceBook and on the church website nlf-online.church 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.
Church Work Day:
Calling all helping hands! On Saturday, September 11th (8am-Noon) a work day at NLF has been scheduled. Rain or shine, we have a list of indoor and outdoor tasks that need to be completed. Deep cleaning, window washing, mulching, weeding, etc. Coffee and a light breakfast will be available. Please sign up in the foyer. Please contact Barry Wiard if you have any questions or need more information.
Calling all prayer warriors! Please join us on Sunday mornings at 8:30am and 10:00am for pre-service prayer! We would love to have more individuals join us in lifting up our pastors and volunteers and inviting the Holy Spirit to lead our services in a mighty way! This group meets in the church library in the southeast hallway. If you would like more information please contact Joyce Brown.
Pumpkin and Mum Wagon:
Our Connect PreTeens will be having a pumpkin & mum wagon beginning this Sunday, Sept 12th! Start your fall decor planning and visit their wagon, by donation. The wagon will be open for three Sundays (Sept 12th, 19th, and 26th).
Preteen Fall Event:
If you have a Connect PreTeen they are invited to stay after second service this Sunday, Sept 12 for food, fishing in the pond, & fun! You can pick up your kids at 2:30! For more information, please contact Kerin Miller.
Topeka Food Pantry:
The Topeka Food Pantry needs your help to stock their shelves! On Sunday September 19th, we invite you to bring your non-perishable food and pantry items to the church and they will be donated to the Topeka Food pantry. Please contact Vern Miller if you would like more information.
Women’s Bible Study:
Calling all ladies! This fall we will be having a Bible study beginning Monday, September 13th in the morning from 10:00-11:45 am and in the evenings from 6:30-8:00pm. We will be studying “Elijah: Faith and Fire” by Priscilla Shirer. If interested, please sign up at the Women’s Ministry Desk or contact Joyce Brown for more information.
On Saturday, September 18th, Reason for Hope will be sponsoring a Genesis Walk to raise money for Centrol Especial Gensis, a school that serves children with special needs in the area where Renee Helmkamp serves in the Dominican Republic. This event takes place from 10am until noon at Spreuer Park in LaGrange. To register, please contact Jamelle Godlewski or if you would like more information contact Jasmin Miller.
New Life Tailgate Chili Cook-Off:
On Sunday September 19th (4-7pm), we will be having our annual Tailgate Event. There will be food, games, and activities for all ages. We ask you to bring your favorite side dish or sign up for the Chili Cook-Off. We still need more individuals to set up a Tailgate and serve their favorite chili recipe. You may sign up for the Chili Cook-Off at the Info Desk.
Parenting in a Digital Age:
Attention parents, grandparents, and those who might want to be parents someday! We have a special event coming up for you October 15-16th: Parenting in a Digital Age. With the access our children have to the internet, screen time, the seemingly endless bombardment of social media, video platforms, and the like, we will be taking a look at how we can effectively navigate and parent our children through these times. Discussing the dangers that we might not be aware of, practical advice and support, and so much more. Our speaker will be Derry Prinkert who has over 20+ years of student ministry experience and youth culture. Dinner will be provided both days at 5:45 and the programming starting at 6pm to 8:30pm. We HIGHLY recommend that you make the time and effort to attend this weekend seminar as it will be valuable to not just parents and parents-to-be, but to grandparents or anyone who works with children and students. For more information see Jordan Pearson or Kerin Miller.