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Week of 8/26/2018

Donated By Patricia Simmons – Happy Birthday Alice Simmons

The Flowers on the Altar last Sunday (August 19th) were donated by Paralee Mason in Honor of her Birthday.

On behalf of New Vision, a HEARTY THANK YOU! Was sent to the sponsor of our cookout last Sunday.  They were pleased to hear that everyone enjoyed the event and it was well received.

We would like to thank everyone that committed to helping with the set-up and breakdown of the event and a special thanks to everyone that stepped up and pitched in to help make this a successful fun-filled
event.  #NEWVISIONSTRONG!  Sylvia Kennedy and Patricia Simmons

CHURCH DIRECTORY:  There are a number of incorrect addresses and phone numbers in our church directory.  We are asking members to please update your information please call or email the church and give us your correct phone number, address and email address.  The church phone number is 513 961 4817 and email is newvision@fuse.net.  Your cooperation is appreciated.

The BEREAVEMENT COMMITTEE will meet immediately after service Sunday, August 26.  All members of this committee and any other interested persons are invited to attend. Please see Virginia Hardin if you need further information

NEW VISION MEN:  There will be a meeting immediately following service today for all New Vision men in conference room 105.  Please plan on attending.  God bless you look forward to seeing you there. Thank you and have a blessed day

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.

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 July $10,340.00 has been donated for New Vision’s Parsonage.  Ten members have donated the entire $600.000.  Thirty –four members have donated (26 women & 8 men) Donations range from $20.00 to $1240.00.  Your participation is encouraged.  Thanks, Naomi Barkley

CEG DAY IN THE COMMUNITY FISH & LOAVES, SEPTEMBER 8, 11:00AM – 3:00PM this will be CEG’s third year to host CEG Day in the Community FISH & LOAVES. We are returning to Bond Hill/Roselawn neighborhood at our member church New Prospect Baptist Church. Join us for this fun filled day where we offer smiles, games, music and a fried fish dinner!

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE:  Sunday, September 23 at 8:45 (special time)… Our own Dr. Walter Bowers will be the guest presenter during the Upper Room Class. Dr. Bowers will share information, and take questions about good health practices.   All are welcome!

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.

DADA RAFIKI 2018:  Tickets will go on sale soon for DADA RAFIKI 2018.  Former honorees and steering team members are Kathye Lewis, Dr. Jenny Laster, and Cynthia Lockhart. Group tickets are available for $15.  It will be held on October 19, 2018 at 7pm at the Aronoff Center.  Please see Kathye Lewis is you are interested in attending.  It is a great event.  More info is in at the Welcome Center.

FOOD PANTRY:   Donation for August: Tuna

STEWARDSHIP CORNER

“Luke 12:15 New International Version (NIV)

Luke 12:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.”

When we are blessed with money and material things, and when we receive acclaim for any accomplishment, we’re getting not what we deserve, but what God in His grace lovingly allows us to enjoy and to care for.  The essence of life is not ownership but stewardship.  We all need to reflect on how we can be better caretakers of what God has given us.

(Please take one of our new tithing brochures and read it.  There is a lot of good information in it and a great prayer for everyone)

The Finance Team