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Sunday
Jul162017

Announcements for July 16, 2017

Upcoming Summer Events:

July 23rd - Picnic at Jaycee Park in Deerfield.  Please bring your own lunch. Freezer pops will be provided.

August 6th - Beachfront Barbeque at Lake Forest beach. Meats and drinks will be provided.  Please bring a dessert or side dish to share.  More details to follow.

Please sign up for these events so we have a head count. The Lake Forest BBQ parking is by permit only so carpools will need to be arranged. The sign up can be found at this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B084CA8AD22A75-nsccc

Middle School Bible Study (for rising 6-8th graders) takes place on Mondays from 8-9 pm. Please see Pastor Rich for details

Elder Board Expansion: We are in the midst of the nomination process for new church Elders. Please include this important discernment process in your regular prayers for our church.

Prayer Ministry: On Saturday mornings from 8-10am, a few brothers and sisters gather to intercede on behalf of our church, our broader community, and the world. These meetings are open to all. Please contact Pastor Mike for more details.

Support and Partner with our STM Ministries to China: Please consider partnering in ministry with our summer short-term mission teams. You can sign up at the computer in the lobby to support the teams in a variety of ways.

Ushers Needed: If you are interested in serving as an usher during Sunday Worship Services, we would love to have your help in this ministry! Please see Larry Hui for more details.

Music Ministry Service Opportunities: We have an immediate need for help running the sound board on Sundays, but we are also looking for people to serve with projection and music. Training will be provided, so experience isn’t necessary. Please contact Conrad Loh for more details.

Children’s Sunday School: The 2017-2018 Sunday School year will begin on September 3rd. A new Sunday School teacher sign-up is posted on the Children's Ministry Bulletin Board in the lower lobby. Please pray that God will lead more brothers and sisters to serve in the Children's Ministry.

Summer Retreat Messages: We had a wonderful time of renewal and fellowship at our summer retreat this year. Especially, we are so grateful for the decades of wisdom and insight that God has given Dr. Walter Kaiser and the messages are now online in the Sermons section of our website: www.nsccc.org.

Monday
Jul102017

Announcements for July 9, 2017

ALL RETREAT SERMONS ARE POSTED ONLINE.

Summer Picnic Today! After service today, we’ll have a picnic at Jewett Park in Deerfield. Please bring a lunch for your family and join us at the pavilion near the playground for a time of fellowship and play. Freezer pops will be provided.

Upcoming Summer Events: July 23rd - Picnic at Jaycee Park in Deerfield.  Please bring your own lunch. Freezer pops will be provided. August 6th - Beachfront Barbeque at Lake Forest beach. Meats and drinks will be provided.  Please bring a dessert or side dish to share.  More details to follow.

Please sign up for these events so we have a head count. The Lake Forest BBQ parking is by permit only so carpools will need to be arranged. The sign up can be found at this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B084CA8AD22A75-nsccc

Elder Board Expansion: The Nomination Process for new church Elders has begun. Please include this important discernment process in your regular prayers for our church.

Ushers Needed: If you are interested in serving as an usher during Sunday Worship Services, we would love to have your help in this ministry! Please see Larry Hui for more details.

Music Ministry Service Opportunities: We have an immediate need for help running the sound board on Sundays, but we are also looking for people to serve with projection and music. Training will be provided, so experience isn’t necessary. Please contact Conrad Loh for more details.

Middle School Bible Study (for rising 6-8th graders) takes place on Mondays from 8-9 pm. Please see Pastor Rich for details

Retreat Deficit: To encourage retreat attendance, the Deacon Board sets registration fees below the actual cost of attendance. The difference between fees and expenses this year was $8,085. If you would like to help cover this difference, please place a check made out to NSCCC (with "Summer Retreat" on the memo line) in the collection bag. If you have any questions, please see Winston Chiu or Josie Mo.

Support and Partner with our STM Ministries to China: Please consider partnering in ministry with our summer short-term mission teams. You can sign up at the computer in the lobby to support the teams in a variety of ways.

Prayer Ministry: On Saturday mornings from 8-10am, a few brothers and sisters gather to intercede on behalf of our church, our broader community, and the world. These meetings are open to all. Please contact Pastor Mike for more details.

FHK Renovation Project: The Deacon Board is currently considering the next steps for the Fellowship Hall and Kitchen renovation project to proceed. If you would still like to donate to this fund, please mark FHK Renovation in the memo line of your check or envelope.

Children’s Sunday School: The 2017-2018 Sunday School year will begin on September 3. A new Sunday School teacher sign-up is posted on the Children's Ministry Bulletin Board in the lower lobby. Please pray that God will lead more brothers and sisters to serve in the Children's Ministry.

Tuesday
Jul042017

Announcements for July 2, 2017

Summer Retreat: Praise God for our church retreat last weekend! God was glorified through the teaching of scripture and great worship from his people. Friendships were strengthened, new ones formed and so thankful to glean the decades of wisdom from Dr. Kaiser. Thank you to all who worked so hard over the past months to organize and execute the retreat. 

Retreat Deficit: To encourage retreat attendance, each year the Deacon Board sets registration fees lower than the actual cost of attendance. The difference between fees and expenses this year was $8,085. If you would like to make a donation to help cover this difference, you can place a check made out to NSCCC (with "Summer Retreat" on the memo line) in the collection bag. If you have any questions or would like to donate another way, please see Winston Chiu or Josie Mo.

Ushers Needed: If you are interested in serving as an usher during Sunday Worship Services, we would love to have your help in this ministry! Please see Larry Hui for more details.

Music Ministry Service Opportunities: We have an immediate need for help running the sound board on Sundays, but we are also looking for people to serve with projection and music. Training will be provided, so experience isn’t necessary. If you are interested serving with the Music Ministry in any way, please contact Conrad Loh for more details.

Children’s Sunday School: The 2017-2018 Sunday School year will begin on September 3. A new Sunday School teacher sign-up is posted on the Children's Ministry Bulletin Board in the lower lobby. Please pray that God will lead more brothers and sisters to serve in the Children's Ministry. 

Summer Picnic Next Week! After service next Sunday (July 9th), we’ll have a summer picnic at Jewett Park in Deerfield. Please bring a lunch for your family and join us at the pavilion near the playground for a time of fellowship and play. 

Opportunities to Support and Partner with our STM ministries to China: Please pray about partnering in ministry with our summer short-term missions teams. You can sign up at the computer in the lobby to support the teams in a variety of ways.

The Middle School Bible Study (rising 6-8th graders, takes place on Mondays from 8-9 pm starting. Please see Pastor Rich for details.

Elder Board Expansion: The Nomination Process for new church Elders has begun. Please include this important discernment process in your regular prayers for our church.

Prayer Ministry: On Saturday mornings from 8-10am, a few brothers and sisters gather to intercede on behalf of our church, our broader community, and the world. These meetings are open to all. Please contact Pastor Mike for more details.

FHK Renovation Project: The membership has approved the project to renovate the Fellowship Hall and Kitchen, spending up to $110,000. The renovation permit is in hand and as of June 11, the FHK Renovation fund has received $84,368. The Deacon Board will now consider the next steps to proceed. If you would still like to donate to this fund, please mark FHK Renovation in the memo line of your check or envelope.

Sunday
Jun182017

Announcements for June 18, 2017

FHK Renovation Project: The membership has approved the project to renovate the Fellowship Hall and Kitchen, spending up to $110,000. The renovation permit is in hand and as of June 11, the FHK Renovation fund has received $84,368. The Deacon Board will now consider the next steps to proceed. If you would still like to donate to this fund, please mark FHK Renovation in the memo line of your check or envelope.

Summer Retreat: This year our retreat will be nest weekend and be held at Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, IL, so please plan on the slightly extra travel time (from Deerfield at least). We are excited that our speaker will be Dr. Walt Kaiser, long-time professor, former Dean at Trinity and President at Gordon-Conwell Seminary, currently retired. Even if you cannot attend the whole retreat, the retreat schedule is available on the information kiosk and online so we’d love for you to come when you are able!

Children Sunday School: 2017--2018 year Sunday school will begin on September 3.  The new Sunday school teachers sign up sheet is posted on Children's Ministry Bulletin Board in the lower lobby.  Please pray that God will lead more brothers and sisters to serve in the Children's Ministry and teach our children to know God thru Bible learning. 

Ushers Needed: If you would like to serve and be included on the rotation for Sunday Worship Service Ushers, we would love to have your help in this ministry! Please see Larry Hui for more details.

Opportunities to Share with out STM ministries to China: Please pray about sharing with our summer teams. You can sign up at the computer in the lobby to help the teams in many ways.

Prayer Ministry: On Saturday mornings from 8-10am, a few brothers and sisters have been meeting to intercede on behalf of our church, broader community, and the world. These meetings are open to all. Please contact Pastor Mike for more details.

Sound Board Needs Help: We are especially looking for help running the sound board on Sundays immediately, but if you are interested in the music or projection ministries they could all use the help too. No experience needed. If you are interested in singing, playing an instrument, are into electronics or know how to use a computer and are interested please contact Conrad Loh for more details.