May is a beautiful month. It is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather. If you're a farmer, it's planting time!! However, it also tends to be busy...it doesn't matter who you are, there are graduations, Memorial Day, in addition to the birthday and anniversaries that take place. Take time and enjoy the month, because we have a lot planned, so stay tuned!
Thursday's @ 6:30pm - New Believer's Class: This class isn't just for New Believers, this is a refresher course for people in all walks of Christianity! Come and check it out and join the discussion.
May 10th from 1-4 - Graduation Open House: Larissa Homsher is graduating from college and the church is invited to the open house!
May 10th @ 5:30pm - Movie Nite: The movie will be "The Encounter". It is a movie about a group of people who get lost in the country on a detour, but end up Encountering Christ.
May 17th from 9am - 3pm - Women's Retreat: This event is a "Spring Cleaning for your spirit". It is for women of all walks to come and be refreshed from your "stinkin' thinkin'"!!
Memorial Day Weekend - May 24-26: Go and enjoy the weekend but be here for church on Sunday!!!
Boy am I glad Spring is here!! You are too probably! It's been a very long winter indeed. The cold seems to be behind us, the snow has melted and the weather is improving. The birds are chirping and the grass is getting greener by the day! New life is springing up all around us and what a perfect time because during the Passover & Resurrection season, it's all about the new life in Christ! Here are some of the upcoming things this month!
Thursday, April 17th - Maundy Thursday Candlelight Communion Service, 7pm
Friday, April 18th - Good Friday Community Service @ New Market Baptist, 7pm; Speaker: Pastor Ryan Bordner
Sunday, April 20th - Sunrise Community Service @ New Market Baptist, 7am; Speaker: Pastor Bill Pike
Sunday, April 20th - NMCC Pitch-in Breakfast, 8am followed by the usual Sunday services.
Thursday, April 24th - The New Believers Small Group, 6:30 pm in the Old Annex. This 13 week class is one not just for New Believers, but believers of all kinds who want a review of the basics and an atmosphere to ask any kind of question dwelling on your mind.
February is the month for sweethearts, cold weather & snow, and cabin fever. Spring is rounding the corner, but it's still a ways off. So with all of the snow we've had this year, we're all about fit to be tied and ready to get out. Well, here's your chance! Here's what's going on at NMCC this month!!
January 26 (Sunday) - Family Game Night - Open to everyone in the church from 4 - 6 pm. Bring your favorite Game or play ours! Also bring your favorite game night snack to share, and enjoy what others bring!
February 9 (Sunday) - Bowling Day - This is our Youth Outing for the Month! We will need chaperone's and anyone is welcome to join us! Please sign up with Miss Sherri by February 2nd to go. We will meet at the church at 3:45 and be back at 6:30.
February 15 (Saturday) - Valentine's Dinner and Movie Date Night - This is an opportunity for all couples to come and enjoy a fabulous Dinner with all the sweet trimmings! It is a free will offering meal served by our Youth to benefit the Youth Fund! After dinner, we will show the Christian Comedy, Marriage Retreat by PureFlix Entertainment. The first 20 couples to RSVP will get a free copy of the movie!!! Dinner will be at 5:30 and the movie will be at 7pm. RSVP to the church office at 866-0421.
As always, the 1st Sunday of the month is Donut and Food Pantry Sunday! Come and enjoy great donuts, coffee, milk and juice along with the fellowship of others! Don't forget to bring your Food Pantry Donations to place in the boxes! Have a great February!
December is here folks! What are your plans this month? Here at the church, we have a lot of things going on! Check out what is on tap this month!
December 8th - Youth Group meets at 4pm - 6pm and we will be having our Youth Group Christmas Party. All family members of the youth kids are welcome to attend! All we ask is that you bring a drink to share!
December 13th & 14th - "The Christmas that Almost Wasn't" play will be shown at 7pm both nights. Bring a non-perishable food item for entry and see what the kids have put together!!
December 22nd - Youth Group meets at 4pm - 6pm and we will be wrapping presents for the 2 families that the church has adopted for the Angel Tree Program. Want to get involved? See the Angel Tree Board in the Old Annex for the opportunity to help!
December 24th - This is our Christmas Eve service. The service starts at 6 and this is not a service like any other we put on. We sing lots of Christmas songs, read the Scriptures and have a sermonette followed by a candlelight singing of "Silent Night".
December 31st - It's an All Church Family Game Night!! Bring your favorite deck of cards, board games and snacks to share from 7pm - 10pm and we will have a great time ringing in the New Year!
In addition to the designated activities, we are also we are gearing up our Food Pantry Expansion Project! In the hallway going to the Educational Building, we have a bulletin board with a post-it note picture! Each post-it note has an item needed for the Food Pantry. Buy it and bring it on Donut and Food Pantry Sunday (1st Sunday of the Month)! That's what's new! Stay tuned for further developments!
November is going to be a busy month! It's the month of being thankful for what we have! Before you know it, the New Year will be upon us! Here is a sample of what's going on this month at NMCC!
-- November 10th is our first youth group! 4pm - 6pm in the FLC we will gather. Fun is planned, but we're also writing letters to the troops in appreciation of their service!
-- Don't forget November 17th! After church it's the Annual Congregational Meeting and right afterwards is the Youth Team meeting.
-- November 24th is the Community Thanksgiving Service located here at NMCC! It starts at 7pm!
-- For those involved in the play, practices are scheduled for Tuesday's and Thursday's. The performances are lined up for December 13th & 14th.
-- As always, our regularly lined up schedule of events each week:
Wednesday - 8-10am - HeBrews Too coffee house
6pm - Bible Study
7pm - Choir
Thursday - 7pm - Prayer Meeting
Get involved this Fall at NMCC!!! Look on our calendar of events for more!!
Halloween is on Thursday, October 31, 2013 this year! From 6pm - 8pm we will set up in the parking lot of New Market Christian Church to hand out 6 inch LED glow sticks on a lanyard!
We have a limited supply so be sure to get here early to get yours!! It's a great way to be safe while you trick or treat! Plus, we will have TONS OF CANDY!!!! You DON'T want to miss out! Join Pastor Ryan, Sherri and the rest of the NMCC people for this awesome giveaway!!! See you there!!
Well, did you make it?! The Block Party was a complete success!! Our 4th Annual went very well with all of the inflatables, Daniel Lusk the Illusionist and our Chicken and Noodles dinner! It was estimated that we had around 250 - 300 people here! Thank you so much New Market for your support!
With this said, our fall kickoff is September 28th for the Youth! It's a wiener roast, games, lessons and of course, smores!!! If you are interested in going, please contact the office by phone or email! Here is a taste of what's going on this fall!
Sunday, October 6th, Harvest Anniversary Dinner, starts at 9am Sunday School, 10 am Worship and a pitch in dinner to follow!
Thursday, October 31st, Neewollah at the Church! Details are yet to come, but look for some fun things!
It's that time again!!! Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 17th from 3-7pm! It's the 4th Annual New Market Christian Church Block Party!! We will have inflatables including a 65 foot obstacle course, a bounce house and a T-Ball inflatable to win prizes! Also, we will have Plinko, Operation and other games! Enter to win a raffle also!
But don't forget the ever famous New Market Christian Church Nite Owl's Chicken & Noodles Dinner! Serving begins at 4pm, so make sure you are there!
We will have Daniel Lusk, an Illusionist with us this year as well as the famous Slingshot Water Wars! The best part? It's all FREE!!!!!!!
JOIN US AT 300 S. 3RD ST IN NEW MARKET, IN! (We are located on the corners of 3rd and Locust Streets)
Ryan Bordner comes to us from Central Illinois and is a graduate of Lincoln Christian University. He has been a minister for 4 years, mainly serving in smaller towns and congregations. His wife Sherri and 2 girls are active in the ministry with him and relationships are the key to everything in their ministry. They love to fellowship and spending time with other believers.
During the first few months of their ministry, their goal is to visit with all of the members at New Market at least once, just to get to know each other. Always be on the lookout for open houses at the parsonage or various activities going on at the church. Check back continually for updates!