Donated by Pat Harper and Geraldine Salter- In memory of Our Mother Anna Williams
WIDOW’S MITE: Thanks to all who donated to The Widow’s Mite Fund as of today we have collected $750.23.
SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY: There will be no Sunday morning Bible Study following service for the next three weeks. We will resume Sunday, February 11th due to conflict after service. We pray you had a merry Christmas and are wishing you a blessed and happy new year!
CHARGE CONFERENCE: New vision will be having a Charge Conference immediately following worship today. Please plan to be present for this important meeting.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON MAILING ADDRESSES: Please remember to update your mailing address in the office if your address has changed in the last year. We will be mailing out yearend financial statements and we want to make sure you receive them without delay. You can call the office at 513-961-4817 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you. The Finance Team
ORV 2018 Leadership Training Day Jan 27th | Dream Like Jesus: All Invited. Clergy, Church Staff, Trustees, Finance Committee Members, S/PPRC Members, Children’s Ministry teams, Youth Leaders, Lay Leaders, Church Treasurers, Church Leadership, Usher Teams, Church Safety Committees, Worship Teams, Technology Teams, Visitation Teams, Missions and Outreach Committees, anyone interested in Lay Servant Ministry, Health and Wellness Teams & church laity. Did we forget anyone? Invite them, too! Workshops being held at Armstrong Chapel UMC. 9:00am to 3:45pm, Located at 5125 Drake Rd, Cinti, OH 45243. Workshops listed online, to register by 1/19/2018 go to www.orvumc.org for information call the ORV office at 513-421-2057. Submitted by Cynthia Lockhart
IMPORTANT MEETING ON THE CHURCH FINANCES: Please plan to stay after the church service on Sunday, January 28, to participate in an open discussion about the church finances. We want to hear your ideas about using the properties on site, the parsonage, and to hear your ideas on increasing giving from our members. We will share with you our current status and answer your questions. The Finance Team will be on hand to help you understand what is going on in New Vision. This meeting will be open to members only so please plan accordingly. Thanks in advance for your support. Acts 6:4 says that “We will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word.” Please stay prayerful for our future. The Finance Team
ALTAR FLOWERS: We count on you to help beautify the Altar. There are still dates available to sign up to purchase altar flowers in memory or honor of a loved one(s). Heartfelt thanks to all who have signed up to Donate Flowers for 2018. Please contact Karen Brentley for corrections or any questions.
MONTH OF JANUARY: Month of January, 21, 28 please return all books to the New Vision Library
to be included in the inventory. Naomi Barkely
STARTING THE NEW YEAR RIGHT: Starting February 11, the Sunday morning Bible Study following worship will be beginning a new topic-driven Bible Study. It will be based on the book: When GOD Comes to Church by Steve Gaines. Now is a perfect time to join, as we are accepting orders for this book and are excited about this new study. Won’t you join us? If you would like to order this book, please contact Vanessa Bossard or the Church Office. For those who have ordered books, Sister Vanessa will be collecting payments today through next Sunday, January 28.
YOUTH LEADER VOLUNTEERS: Those interested in being a part of the New Vision youth program as an adult leader & as a youth participant please see one of these individuals: Sis. Collette, Sis Cassandra, Sis Marchelle, Sis Ceara, Sis Natalie, Sis Diane, Sis Jules, Sis Dominique & Sis Vanessa.
THE WOMEN OF VISION will meet on Saturday, February 3, at 1:00 p.m. We will have a presentation on “Love” by Geri Calmeise and Mary Oglesby. We will have a good time auctioning off the “white elephant” items, after which we will fellowship over a meal representing our black history heritage. All women are invited to join in this gathering and just enjoy the activities.
FOOD PANTRY: For January please donate: Tuna, Dry Beans