Sunday Bulletin - New Life Dresher Church

New Life Presbyterian Church
Serge Gibraltar Team Partnership
Alpha Pregnancy Services
Bethany Christian Services
Eastern PA Presbytery Church Planting
Presbyterian Church in America
Whosoever Gospel Mission (Resurrection Offering)
ESL (Resurrection Offering)
International Justice Mission (Resurrection Offering)
Hunting Park Christian Academy (Resurrection Offering)
Children’s Jubilee Fund (Resurrection Offering)
Medical Ministry Int’l (Resurrection Offering)
Kianga Kids (Resurrection Offering)
David and Debra Almack, Philadelphia, CLC Int’l
Eric and Karen Brauer, Europe, Serge
John and Sue Burch, Atlanta, Mission to the World
Robert and Lois Carr, Philadelphia, Mission to N. America
Tom and Jan Courtney, Europe, Solas
Richard and Robyn Crane, Miami, Mission to the World
Ellen Dykas, Philadelphia, Harvest USA
Jon and Tracy Eide, Ukraine, Mission to the World
Meredith and Sandy Elder, Philadelphia, Serge
John and Caroline Findley, Phila. Metro Church Planting
Jodee Fortner, Peru, Medical Mission Int’l—Canada
Dan and Gini Herron, Spain, Serge
Mike and Judy Hollenbach, Easton, PA, Bridge Community
Andrew and Mary King, Penn State University, Intervarsity
Steve and Jessica Lutz, Penn State University, Converge
Jeff and Jodie McMullen, Philadelphia, Serge
Rose Marie Miller, England, Serge
Tom and Lisa Seelinger, England, Mission to the World
David and Eowyn Stoddard, Berlin, Mission to the World
In addition, NLD maintains a presence in N. Africa
Dave Fischer
Dave Frearson **
Brian Gill **
Paul Thress*
Randy Yardumian
Rich Knudsen
Scott Lauer
Rob Radcliff
Ed Wright
Pam Baird
Donna McLaughlin**
Julie Courtney**
Janet Snyder*
Dyan Fischer
Maryanne Soper
Parri Kane
Kelly Yardumian
Ron Lutz, Pastor
Joshua Earman, Assistant Pastor
Anthony Gammage, Assistant Pastor
Women’s Ministries
Annie Notary Coordinator
Children’s Ministries
Debbie Leonard, Director
Beth Anne Lesshafft, Assistant
Presbyterian Church of Dresher
Student Ministries
Todd Hill, Director
Jacob Lee, Assistant
Tim Gorbey, Coordinator
Andrew Colpitts, Summer Intern
Joyce Johnson, Coordinator
Outreach Partner
Laurel Kehl
Michael Todd, Treasurer
Ward Shope, Church Administrator
Carol Rhodes, Secretary
Fae Hicks, Secretary
Andrew Bors, Communication Specialist
May 24, 2015
Anchor of Hope
God With Us
Call to Worship: Psalm 124:8 and 42:1-2, 8
God of My Life, to Thee I Call
O Love that Will Not Let Me Go
Prayer of Confession: Heidelberg Catechism Q and A 127
Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah
Assurance of Pardon: 1 Corinthians 10:13
Dave Almack
Jeff Nitz
Sam Chez
Bill Parr
Joe Johnson
Scripture Reading: Ephesians 6:10-13
Don Beebe
Jeff McMullen
Meredith Elder*
Paul MacQueen
Keith Humphreys
Ward Shope*
Don Joos
Dave Solt
Justin King*
Keith Soper
Kevin Krasinski
Children Dismissed
Jim Baird
Jeff Stark
Currently on Sabbatical *
Currently on Extended Leave **
Church Office: 215-641-1100 Fax: 215-641-1107
New Life Church, 2015 S. Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025
New Life is a local church of the Presbyterian Church in America.
The Stand
Membership Reception
This is Amazing Grace
Testimony: Community Builders
Congregational Prayer
Sermon: “Deliver Us From Evil” Ron Lutz, preaching
General Offering
Mighty to Save
Please silence your cellular phones during the service.
New Life News
We welcome Madison Corley into our fellowship today.
If you are visiting today, we are glad you are here! This morning
we conclude our series on the Lord's Prayer with a focus on how
God delivers us from temptation. As we gather this morning turn
your attention to Jesus Christ who defeated sin and death for our
freedom and his glory.
After the service there is a church-wide lunch and we hope you
will stay so we can meet one another. A group from our church is
traveling to Spain this summer to help with an English camp and
selling hoagies to raise funds for the trip. This is a great
opportunity to catch up with the church family and meet new
There will be a Town Meeting next Sunday, May 31st at 10am. Please join
us during the normal School of Discipleship hour in the worship area to catch
up on what is happening with our church plans. Joshua will be sharing with us,
and the elders will discuss our continuing plans for the future.
Stand for Freedom: In the lobby today, you can learn more about this
awareness event and about a petition you can sign to promote the end of
modern-day slavery and sexual trafficking. The event is open to all on Friday,
May 29 from 4-midnight in the parking lot of our sister church, New Life
Glenside. For more information contact Larry Ackley or Todd Hill.
Blood Drive. This Friday, May 29th from 1:30-7pm, New Life is sponsoring its
semi-annual community blood drive in partnership with the Red Cross. In
November we donated 87 pints. One hour, one pint saves 3 lives. See Deb
Leonard to make an appointment; [email protected]
Save the Date! Men’s Retreat, November 13-15.
Worship Celebration
“Deliver Us From Evil”
Matthew 6:9-13
Ron Lutz, preaching
Joyce Johnson/Anthony Gammage,
Children’s Church at 10am
Nursery care for infants and
toddlers is available throughout
the morning.
Children's Church is available after the
singing portion of worship. Children will
be dismissed to their classrooms at the
appropriate time. Please escort your
child to their classroom, and pick them
up promptly after the service.
Room 202: Infants-12 months
Room 201: 12-24 months
Room 208: New Mom’s Room
Room 203: 2 and 3 year old
Room 204: 4 and 5 year old
Room 206: K through 2nd Grade
General Offering Stats as of May 17, 2015
New Life News
Calendar of Events
Children’s Ministries
Kids Clubs will be back September 13th!
Mom/Tot playgroup will meet this Tuesday, May 26th from 10-11:30am.
Bring your preschoolers.
There will be a Mom and Tot Pool Party at Katie Ruby's on Tuesday, June
9th from 10:00-11:30am. Picnic lunches are welcome for after pool party. A
lifeguard will be there.
Junior And Senior High Youth
No Youth Group—Happy Memorial Day!
Home Groups meet throughout the week
Combined Worship and Picnic
Church Office Closed
Tuesday, 7-10pm
Crossroads (Young Adult)
Friday, 1-7pm
Red Cross Blood Drive
Town Meeting
May 31:Ron Lutz, preaching
June 7: Summer Festival begins
For a full calendar, visit our website at
TODAY is the deadline for turning in Easton Applications. Applications
can be found on the church website. See Todd or Jacob for an extension.
This Friday, May 29 The youth will be participating in a Stand for Freedom
event at New Life Glenside from 4 pm to midnight. We will be bringing
awareness to human trafficking and slavery that exists in our world
today. All are welcome to join us! Cost is $5.
Sunday, May 31 will be Senior Send-off during Sunday school. Parent’s are
invited to attend. A light breakfast will be served.
TODAY after the service!
Join us after the worship service
All-Church Nursery Rotation
Donna Stark
Michael Kantor
Carly Johnson
Early—Lisa McKernan, Charlotte
Middle—Holly Tuttle, Lois Carr
Late—Maureen Joos
for and all-church picnic.
The Granada English Team
will be providing lunches
for a donation.
Sermon Notes
New Life News
“Deliver Us From Evil”
Prayer Focus—Bethany Edgett
Ron Lutz, preaching
Matthew 6: 9-13
May 24, 2015
Bethany Edgett serving with Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO) at
Eastern, Villanova and Valley Forge Military College.
A full-time position with CCO at Church of the Savior working on
Eastern, Villanova and Valley Forge Military College campuses.
Church of the Savior being extremely welcoming.
Prayer Requests:
That God would continue to raise up ministry partners and provide
That God would raise up leaders in the college ministry and begin a
revival of young people at Church of the Savior.
Prayer of Belief: Lord Jesus Christ, I admit that I am weaker and more sinful than I
ever before believed, but, through you, I am more loved and accepted than I ever dared
hope. I thank you for paying my debt, bearing my punishment and offering
forgiveness. I turn from my sins and receive you as Savior. Amen.
Bethany 5K Run-1K Walk is on Saturday, June 6. Mark your calendar and put
on your shoes to help make this a world in which every child has a loving
family. The event will take place at Fort Washington State Park. For more
information and to register, go to:
New Life is a partner with Bethany Christian Services.