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Week of 5/29/2016

ALTAR FLOWERS: The Flowers on the Altar Are Donated by the Altar Guild

FOOD PANTRY: For the Month of June, please donate Rice- A- Roni & Tuna. Thank you for your continued support of this ministry.

COMMUNION STEWARDS NEEDED: New Vision we are in need of Communion Stewards if you are interested please see Bonita Barnes or Marchelle Tubbs.

USHER BOARD: There will be an Usher Board meeting on Sunday, June 26, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m. We need all active Ushers (adult & youth). If you have any questions please call Gene Blalock 513-560-0007.

ORDV: All clergy & lay persons in the Ohio River Valley District are invited to attend our Spring Gathering @ Sharonville UMC, 3751 Creek Rd., Cincinnati, 45241 on June 2nd from 7-8:30 p.m. We will celebrate the fruitful ministries of our ORV churches held and we’ll share news about Annual Conference taking place June 5-8. In addition, General Conference Debrief, will be held from 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. prior to the Spring Celebration, Rev. Dr. Brain Brown will share highlights from General Conference that took place May in Portland, Oregon. A light meal will be served from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reservations are needed for the meal. Contact Nancy Newton at the District office to RSVP 421-2057 or email If you have questions speak to Pastor Nance of Cynthia Lockhart.

ENGAGEMENT OF 1ST NEW SHILOH CHURCH: TODAY, @ 3:00 p.m. Rev. Rick Nance and New Vision UMC are special guest church at 1st New Shiloh Church located at 710 Fred Shuttlesworth Circle to celebrate the Rev. Michael K. Cash’s 35th Pastoral Anniversary. Please come out and support our Pastor and our church.

TEAM NEW VISION UMC: The 13th Annual Hunger Walk is Monday, May 30, 2016. Support Team New Vison UMC Food Pantry by making a donation. All money donated comes back to our Food Pantry. Last year with your support we raised over $900.00. Consider joining our team and walk with us on May 30th!!! There is Pledge Sheet located at the Welcome Center. WE KNOW WE CAN COUNT ON YOU. If more information is needed please see Karen Brentley, Sylvia Kennedy or Pat Simmons.

WOMEN OF VISION: Women of Vision & Other members on behalf of Charity Rogers, we thank you so much for your generous donations to the homeless outreach project. Once again, New Vision you have shown your loving and caring spirit. Also, The Women of Vision will meet on Saturday June 4, 2016 from 1:00 pm. – 3:00 pm. Our speaker will be the Rev. Shellie Fry from Life Change Church in Batavia, Ohio. We will fellowship over a lunch immediately following the speaker, please all women are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting and be blessed by this woman of God.

MEN’S DAY: Men’s Day will be held on June 19, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. The speaker will be Mr. Ozie Davis lll, CEO of the Avondale Comprehensive Development Corporation. The Saturday before Men’s Day June 11, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The men will be selling spaghetti dinners for $5.00 each. Please join us
in these activities, more information to follow. Ron & Charles are looking for men to volunteer for Men’s Day activities.

FREEDOM SCHOOL: We are pleased to announce that we have accepted 60 children to attend Freedom School Program here at New Vision UMC this summer. The program will begin on June 20, 2016 and end on July 29, 2016. Any applications submitted at this time moving forward will be placed on a waiting list. Finally we look forward to collaboration with members of our congregation during Freedom School. If you are interested in volunteering in any way with us, please contact Raijean Watkins.

TRACK MINISTRY: The Health Ministry continues to seek a Chair for the New vision Track Ministry. Juanita Bridges has continued to serve beyond her December, 2015 resignation notice, but anxiously awaits a new chair. If you choose to assume this responsibility, please contact Angelene J. Hall, Chair of the Health Ministry. Along with members of the track ministers, she will assist in familiarizing you with your responsibilities. Please contact her if you are interested. Thank you.

KINNARD –WRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP: It is scholarship time again and applications will be at the Welcome Desk. Please give all completed applications to any scholarship committee members which are Colette Morgan, Elaine Hubbard or Jewell Johnson. So if you have not donated to the fund we are waiting for
your donations and those that have given God Bless & we thank you. The deadline for completed applications is July 17, 2016. Scholarships will be given out during the fifth Sunday in July.