New Life Presbyterian Church MINISTRIES SUPPORTED BY NEW LIFE DRESHER 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 Church 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 NEW LIFE DIACONATE DEACONS Dave Fischer Dave Frearson ** Brian Gill ** Paul Thress* Randy Yardumian Rich Knudsen Scott Lauer Rob Radcliff Ed Wright DEACONESSES Pam Baird Donna McLaughlin** Julie Courtney** Janet Snyder* Dyan Fischer Maryanne Soper Parri Kane Kelly Yardumian STAFF 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 Crossroads Tim Gorbey, Coordinator Andrew Colpitts, Summer Intern Worship Joyce Johnson, Coordinator Outreach Partner Laurel Kehl Office Michael Todd, Treasurer Ward Shope, Church Administrator Carol Rhodes, Secretary Fae Hicks, Secretary Andrew Bors, Communication Specialist May 24, 2015 Gathering 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 NEW LIFE ELDERS Assurance of Pardon: 1 Corinthians 10:13 STRATEGIC TEAM Dave Almack Jeff Nitz Sam Chez Bill Parr Joe Johnson Scripture Reading: Ephesians 6:10-13 SHEPHERDING TEAM Don Beebe Jeff McMullen Meredith Elder* Paul MacQueen Keith Humphreys Ward Shope* Don Joos Dave Solt Justin King* Keith Soper Kevin Krasinski Children Dismissed ELDERS AT LARGE 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 www.newlifedresher.org 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 Benediction Please silence your cellular phones during the service. Welcome New Life News Announcements Welcome! 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 friends. 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 Worship Celebration 10am “Deliver Us From Evil” Matthew 6:9-13 Ron Lutz, preaching Joyce Johnson/Anthony Gammage, worship Nursery 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 PREVIOUS WEEK YEAR-TO-DATE Needed: $25,545 $510,900 Received: $21,484 $479,516 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! THIS WEEK: Home Groups meet throughout the week TODAY Combined Worship and Picnic Monday Church Office Closed Tuesday, 7-10pm Crossroads (Young Adult) Friday, 1-7pm Red Cross Blood Drive NEXT SUNDAY, 10am Town Meeting UPCOMING EVENTS May 31:Ron Lutz, preaching June 7: Summer Festival begins For a full calendar, visit our website at www.newlifedresher.org 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 TODAY– NEXT WEEK– Donna Stark Michael Kantor Carly Johnson Early—Lisa McKernan, Charlotte Gleason 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. Praises: 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 financially. That God would raise up leaders in the college ministry and begin a revival of young people at Church of the Savior. Outreach 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: http://bethanywalkrun.weebly.com/. New Life is a partner with Bethany Christian Services.
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