Lenten Program Schedule
Every Wednesday evening during Lent, there will be a special event
6 p.m. -Dinner (love offering accepted to offset cost)
6:45 p.m. -“Journey Through Life” Program (adults) “Hey Peeps, Jesus is ALIVE! Edible Easter Story” (children)
March 6 – (all ages) Ash Wednesday Service in sanctuary
Adults – “Journey Through Life: Jesus’ Journey” with Rev. Joe Moore
Children – “Hey Peeps, Jesus is ALIVE! Edible Easter Story: Triumphal Entry”
Adults – “Journey Through Life: Pain and Suffering” with Rev. Russ May
Children – “Hey Peeps, Jesus is ALIVE! Edible Easter Story: The Last Supper”
Adults – “Journey Through Life: Joy and Gratitude” with Rev. Dr. Nola Knouse
Children – “Hey Peeps, Jesus is ALIVE! Edible Easter Story: In the Garden”
Adults – “Journey Through Life: Grief and Loss” with Chaplain Rennie Adcock
Children – “Hey Peeps, Jesus is ALIVE! Edible Easter Story: Crucifixion”
Adults – “Journey Through Life: Death and Resurrection” with Rt. Rev. Sam Gray
Children – “Hey Peeps, Jesus is ALIVE! Edible Easter Story: Resurrection”
New Philly Variety Show
January 27, 2019 | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Warm up your vocal cords! Dust off your nose flute! Polish up your disco moves – whatever your talent or gift, get ready to share it! The Variety Show is an opportunity for anyone at New Philadelphia to share their talent with others in the congregation. As a result, it’s sure to be a fun time for everyone.
So whether your gift is individual or group, serious or just plain silly, get ready to unleash it on the congregation! Adult Sunday School classes, start planning your act now!
Young/Older, Serious/Silly Performance/Art
This evening will also feature an art gallery to showcase the talents of our visual artists. So, get ready to display your sketches, paintings, pottery, etc. for the congregation to admire!
Bible Study – Book of Acts
You are invited to a Bible Study on the Book of Acts starting January 28, morning class is at 10:30 a.m. and an evening class at 6:30 p.m. Bring your bibles, we will be starting on chapter 8. Mary Ruth McRae and Grace Shutt are excited to bring you this study. Let us have eyes to see and ears to hear what our Lord has in store for each of us.
Morning class – Banquet Room, Evening class – Library.
Alaska Bible Seminary
Fundraising Salmon Dinner
Host: New Philadelphia Moravian Church, Missions Committee
Location: 4440 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Date/Time: Saturday March 23, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Cost: No Charge (a love offering will be collected)
You are invited to an Alaskan Salmon Dinner (Fresh Salmon directly from Alaska) at NPMC in support of the Alaska Bible Seminary. The Alaska Bible Seminary trains ministers for the Alaska Province. Ed Dehnert, Dean of the Seminary, will provide an update and introduce a student at the seminary. Please RSVP to Sheila Beaman at the Mission Office at 336-773-1732 or email@example.com by March 4, 2019.
The next Funtastics event will be in February 2019 and will be described in the church bulletin.
2018 was another successful year for us and we would like to thank all of you who attended our events for making this happen. I would also like to thank Evie Blum and Rev. Joe Moore for graciously driving the Church bus, and Rachel Weavil, who publicized each event and kept track of attendees.
In mid January, the Funtastics Steering committee will meet and plan our 2019 program.
If anyone has ideas for new events, or would like to attend the meeting, contact the church office. Thank you again for your support.
The (Mostly) Southern Writers Book Club meets on the third Thursday of each month, September
through May at 6 p.m. in the New Philadelphia library; in January we will meet at Bookmarks on 4th Street!
January 17…………The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash
February 21………Varina by Charles Frazier
March 21…………..Magic Time by Doug Marlette
*April 25…………..Good Hearts by Reynolds Price (* Fourth Thursday)
May 16………………Inspired:Slaying Giants, Walking on Water and Loving the Bible Again by Rachel Held Evans