Week of 12/6/2015

Food Pantry: For the Month of December, please donate Dried Beans, & Jiffy mix. Thank you for your support of this ministry.

Flowers for the Altar: The Flower Calendar for 2016 will soon be available. The cost for the flowers will be $45.00. Help to beautify the altar by donating flowers for special occasions, or just because. Remember you can always share a Sunday and the cost with another person. Please see any member of the Altar Guild for more information.

Upper Room: Jesus is the reason for this season! Members and friends of the Upper Room Class please come and join us on Sunday December 13th at 10:00 am. For a time of sharing in LOVE NOTES TO CHRIST!

Finance Position: If anyone in the church has experience with handling financial data (Treasurer) and reporting, bookkeeping, etc. please contact Kathye Lewis or Robert Chess. Thank you.

New Vision Youth: New Vison UMC Youth are collecting socks for the homeless. Please help fill up the blue barrel! If you have any questions please contact Julie Harris.

Transforming Jail Ministries: It’s Cookie Time! Please make homemade cookies to contribute to the inmates and corrections officers this Christmas. The deadline is Sunday, December 13, 2015 please no packaged cookies, they will not be accepted. Virginia Hardin

New Vision Choir: The Christmas Program will be held on December 19, 2015 at 3:30 pm. All of the children and youth are invited to come out and be a part of the first rehearsal. Also, the committee is asking to have a Toy Drive for the Program and we are asking you to buy at least one toy or youth gift to present to Our Children after the program on the 19th please give all gifts or donations to Lynne Blalock or Cassandra Mills Thanking you in advance.

Holiday Celebration & Gift Mall: This year our Holiday Celebration will be held on Saturday, December 12th, from 10-4 pm. please plan to attend and enjoy the festivities, vendors, food and fun. Vendor information is available at the Welcome Desk or by contacting either Miriam Kinard or Kathye Lewis or the office. If you know a great vendor, please let them know about it. Fliers are also available so you can share them with family and friends. If you have a good place for a poster, please let either Miriam or Kathye know and we will get it to you. Our partial list of entainers includes the New J Choir, New Prospect Mighty Men Chorus, Undercover Band, New Vision Choir, New Vision Praise Dancers and the Cincinnati Superchoir. There will be something for everyone including Santa Claus, crafts and gifts for the children. Don’t miss it!

Nance Senior Christmas Party: The Nance’s will have their Senior Christmas Party on December 19th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

Kroger Cards: This is a reminder to sign-up your Kroger shopping card to link New Vision UMC in the Community Rewards program. It is very easy. It is money being left on the table with Kroger when we don’t link the cards to New Vision. All you have to do is go to the Kroger site, www.krogercommunity rewards.com, and register your card, Click on My Account, then go to Community Rewards. Put in New Vision, code 83144, select and you are done. We get money for FREE!!! It does not affect your fuel points!!! It does not affect your fuel points!! Please encourage others to do this too and help them if they don’t know how. We will have the instructions on the Welcome Center counter starting this week. See Pat Simmons, Karen Brentley, or Sylvia Kennedy if you have any questions, Thank you.