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Week of 5/12/2019

The Flowers on the Altar are Donated by Bonita Barnes in Honor of My Mother Dolores Barnes

GRILLING TIME:  New Vision is in need of a grill.  Anyone who would like to make a donation, please mark GRILL on your envelopes.

Altar Flowers:   There are still dates available to donate Flowers!  Thank you to all who have donated flowers to beautify the Altar.

Easter Sacrificial Offering:  We would like to thank everyone who went above and beyond for the Easter Sacrificial Offering.  The amount received was $2,178.00

PARSONAGE REPORT 2018 TOTAL $15,062.69.  $1,401.00 has been donated by 13 members through the end of April ranging from $20.00 to $300.00 for a total of $16,463.69.  Thanks for your continued support.  Naomi Barkley

SCRIPTURE READING:  If there is anyone who is interested in reading the scripture on Sunday Mornings there is a signup sheet at the Welcome Center. If you have any questions please see Lynne Blalock.

WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT:  We need someone to take over our website development work for the church.  We need updates done to make sure all events are on the calendar, new pictures, info from sermons, and many other things.  It is a volunteer position that you can do from your home.  You will be trained on our setup and will need to work with the Pastor, church secretary and the Worship committee primarily. If you are interested, please contact Kathye Lewis Norman at 604-2483.  Thank you.

NEW VISION UMC IN CONCERT:  Please join us for a great concert on May 19 at 4 pm.  It is our annual choir concert and we will also feature a special guest choir, Quinn Chapel AME directed by Everett Moore.  World Outreach Christian Church will also join with us in this concert. We look forward to having you join us.  Look Where God has Brought Us!  There will be a reception following the concert.

SUPPORT TEAM NEW VISION AND OUR FOOD PANTRY:  Team New Vision is participating in the Annual Freestore Hunger Walk. All monies donated go to support our Food Pantry.  The sign-up sheet is located at the Welcome Center and will be available starting Sunday April 21st. All donations are due by Sunday May 26th– make checks payable to New Vision UMC- you may give your donations to Pat Simmons, Sylvia Kennedy or Karen Brentley.  Thanking you in advance for your Support

MEN’S DAY WEEKEND AND EVENING OF ELEGANCE: join us as we celebrate our men with an exciting Men’s Day Weekend from June 14-16.  The Evening of Elegance was such a hit last year that it is coming back again, bigger and better. The Muzik Company will do the music and we will have a great dinner and dancing for the night.    The keynote speaker is Clyde Gray.  Former News Anchor and current host of a daytime community affairs program.  He is also a leader in his church and a man of God.   Don’t wait to get your tickets for the Evening of Elegance.  Contact the church or any of the men from New Vision.  Tell all of your friends to join you there!

MISSION TRIP:   The youth (ages 12-17, grades 7-12), will be going on a Mission Trip June 9-15th, 2019 with youth from York Street and Gaines.  Any youth/parent, who would like for their child to participate, please let Pastor Walker or Ceara Tubbs know ASAP.

FOOD PANTRY:   Donations for May are Can Tuna and Chicken Vienna

STEWARDSHIP CORNER

Are you leaving an inheritance? – Proverbs 13.22

(“A good man/woman leaves an inheritance to his children’s children.)

As you look at how you are being blessed in this life, are you leaving an inheritance for your children’s children?  God looks upon our net worth as the sum total of all you have given away.

If you give to others to help them grow and develop, you are building up lives that impact our world.  If you waste your money and time, you are not building a legacy or helping others to improve our world.  What you don’t share is lost forever.  We read about those who have passed away suddenly with no wills or directives for their wealth.  It gets tied up for years in courts and lawyers get the money to sort things out.  What if we plan our giving so that we build up our church, our neighborhood and our families?  We can see the benefits that this would make for all of us. Follow God’s plan and give as God would have you to give.  You will be richly blessed.