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Week of 7/29/2018

The Altar Flowers Are In Honor of Shirlee L. Carter from her daughters, Linda and Kathye Lewis and Marilyn Jackson

NEW VISION, there in strength in UNITY, there is power in UNITY, there is Hope in UNITY. Let us continue reading the Prayer for a new Pastor. If you have do not have a copy, please pick one up at the ushers table.  From the Prayer and Praise ministry, Annette Mundon and Cynthia Lockhart.

CHURCH SURVEY:   The results from the survey are available and anyone can request a copy from any member of the Leadership Team.  The results are also posted on the bulletin board for your review.

NEW TRACK HOURS:  Beginning July 23rd the new track hours will be Mon-Thurs.  9:00 am -1:30 pm and Friday 9 am -11:30 am.

SUNDAY DINNER:  Sunday July 29 is 5th Sunday dinner.  Please bring a side dish to share.  Meat will be provided.   Also it is Student Day.  Please bring all children Thank you.

CHURCH ROSTER:   We are making an attempt to update our church roster.  Please call the church if there has been a change in your telephone number including cell.  Please provide your current address including zip code and your current email address.  The church phone number is 513 961 4817 and the email for the church is newvision@fuse.net.  Thank you for your cooperation.

UPPER ROOM BIBLE STUDY:   Adults of all ages are invited to attend the Upper Room Bible Study (a different kind of gathering).  We pray, we study the Word, we share and we have fun!  Join us on the second and fourth Sundays at 9:00 am.

ANYONE INTERESTED IN A BRICK:   forms are on the desk.  Please fill one out and return to Helen R. Merritt.  We hope to add additional bricks this summer and fall.  The price is still the same.  Thank you

PARSONAGE REPORT:  Through the month of June $8923.08 has been donated for New Vision’s Parsonage.  Eight Members have donated the entire $600.00.  Thirty two members have donated (25 women & 7 men).  Donations range from $20.00 to $968.08 .Your participation is encouraged.  Thanks Naomi Barkley

ALTAR FLOWERS:  There are still five Sundays left from October through December to help beautify the Altar.  Thank you The Altar Guild.

CEG JOINT WORSHIP SERVICE:  Most fifth Sundays of the year, members of the Collective Empowerment Group come together for a joint worship service. On Sunday, July 29 at 4:00 pm we will worship at the FIRST BAPTIST OF KENNEDY HEIGHTS. Featured ministers will be Darnell Lee, Jordan Bester and Rousseau O’Neal III. These gifted ministers will bring brief words of enlightenment.  Please join us as we welcome these talented ministers to worship with CEG members.

YOUTH FUN DAY: August 11th from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. on New Vision property school supplies will be given that day All donations are accepted if you have any questions you may ask anybody on the youth committee

NEW VISION CHURCH COOKOUT:  Let’s celebrate #NEWVISIONSTRONG!  We’ll have lots of games to keep everyone entertained.  Sunday, August 19th 12:30 pm immediately following service.  Location New Vision UMC 4400 Reading Road.  Lower level behind Keys Building

WOMEN OF VISION RETREAT:  Please register now for Women of Vision annual retreat “God’s Plan for Your Life,” Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9:30 am- 2:00 pm.  The morning speaker is Minister Diane E. Robertson and the afternoon guest speaker is Elder Cynthia Turner.  There will be a continental breakfast and a full course lunch served.  Registration for this program is $20.00 and all checks payable to New Vision UMC.  Please see Bonita Barnes, Marchelle Tubbs or Virginia Hardin for further contact information.  All are welcome to attend and you will be blessed!

BREAKING THE CHAINS:  FREE!  Breaking the Chains Financial Empowerment Conference will be held SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 9-1:00 pm, at Hamilton County Community Action Agency 1740 Langdon Farm Rd. 45237.  Renters welcome.  Complimentary lunch, space is limited register now at 513 550 9074 or familyconcepts1@gmail.com

I BELIEVE IN the CHURCH:  Join Bishop Palmer in an evening of inspiration, worship, and testimony and sharing.  Registration is now open for a series of evenings in our Conference:  I Believe in the church”, featuring Bishop Palmer!  There are two events in our District but you are welcome to attend any one of them.  Events are free but registration is required!  September 5 at Groesbeck UMC in Cincinnati, September 25 at Milford First UMC in Milford.   The registration is via email please contact Karen Brentley for additional information or questions.

STEWARDSHIP CORNER

A tithe of all you produce is the Lord’s and it is holy.”  Lev 27:30

What is tithing? The word “tithe” means “a tenth part” or “10%”.  In the Bible God tells us that we are to give the first 10% of all we earn back to Him. Giving less than 10% is not tithing. An offering is any amount you give over and above your tithe, such as gifts for special projects.  Tithing is God’s minimum standard, the starting point.  As God prospers you, you’ll want to give more.

The Finance Team