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Week of 10/16/2016


FOOD PANTRY: For the Month of October 2016, please donate Boxed Stuffing Mix and Boxed Cake Mix. Thank you for your continued support of this ministry.

VOLUNTEER POSITION: New Vision the church is in need of a volunteer to come answer the phones Mon- Fri from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. thank you, Pastor Nance.

PASTOR APPRECIATION MONTH: October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Please show our pastoral staff our appreciation with cards, words of encouragement, gift cards or monetary gifts. There are two decorated boxes available each Sunday throughout the month of October to bless our Pastors. Thank you. Miriam Kinard.

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN: Will hold their monthly meeting on Saturday, October 16, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m. All women are invited to attend. Thank you Deborah Watkins Women’s Day: Annual Women’s Day Program is being held on Sunday, October 30th at 10:00 a.m. Our theme is “Love in Action” and our keynote speaker is Faith Daniels. We are requesting donations of $100.00 from women and $50.00 from men. Colors this year are purple and white. Dinner will be served following the 10:00 service.

TRUNKS OF TREATS: Will take place on Saturday, October 29th from 3-5pm. We need volunteers to help with this event and lots of candy and healthy treats donations. Please contact Eileen Thomas or Miriam Kinard for further information. Thank you!

BMCR: Rally Day will be held on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. at Asbury North UMC, 1586 Clifton Avenue, Columbus, OH 43203, with Bishop Tracy Smith Malone, the newly elected Bishop of East Ohio Annual Conference, as our guest speaker. The New Vision Choir has been requested to sing at this event. There will be a table set-up in the church with BMCR information. Cynthia Lockhart

2016 ELECTION: You can vote from the ease of your home by requesting an absentee ballot. Anyone can request one. Please obtain a form the Welcome Center or contact the Hamilton County Board of Elections. Check for information on your polling location.

HOLD THAT DATE FOR HALLE-BRATION 2016: Vendor applications are available at the Welcome
Center Desk. They are due by November 30 but spaces will be assigned based on the date of receipt. Please spread the word to anyone who may have a business that you know. Thanks. Fliers will be available later in the month.

We are proud to announce the partnership of New Vision UMC with the African American Chamber of Commerce and the Collective Empowerment Group for this year’s city wide Halle-Bration celebration on December 10. We will be introducing the Community Business Marketplace that will be a place for you to find all those businesses in our communities that you want to support and do business with. We also have a commitment from the Cincinnati Chapter of The Links, Inc. to provide toys for our Santa station to supplement those provided by Santa and others who donated in the past. If you are on Facebook, like our Halle-Bration page on the church facebook page ( Thank you. Kathye Lewis & Miriam Kinard