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It’s time to get ready for forTrunk orTreat! Trunk or Treat is coming up soon! What a great opportunity to connect with our community! This year, it’s really simple. Our goal is to have at least 100 trunks filled with candy! So... we are going to need LOTS of candy! There are two ways to help make this a great event for the kids. Sign up to create a trunk OR bring a BUNCH of candy! 100 - 30 gallon tubs full of candy is our goal so we won’t run out! Go by a local dollar store and fill up a tub, or get a partner to split it with you! Then bring it to the education hallway or to the connection center out front. Generosity always makes an impression - let’s show our neighbors we really care!


Pray for the many lives that may be touched during the event as we celebrate this day that the Lord made. Contact - Shellie Jones ||


National Collection Week November 18-25, 2013 OUR GOAL THIS YEAR IS TO COLLECT 500 SHOE BOXES!! All boxes must be here at the church by Wednesday night, November 20th. The Operation Christmas Child table is set up in the Education Building near Room 110. Please pick up as many boxes as you need along with brochures containing packing labels and instructions for packing shoe boxes. Our Operation Christmas Child Packing Party will be Saturday, November 2, 2013, 6:30-8:30pm. Please come for a time of fellowship while packing shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Bring any donations for shipping along with any items for the shoe boxes at this time. There will be light refreshments and Christmas music for families to enjoy! Contact Person: Pennie Jackson, 910.805.1028 or

STUDENT MINISTRIES || EVENT INFO HIGH SCHOOL WINTER RETREAT || January 23-25, 2014 Myrtle Beach Christian Retreat Center || $115 per person || Payment Schedule as follows: $20 non-refundable deposit due by October 30, 2013 $95.00 non-refundable payment due by November 20, 2013 Student Leadership University 201 || July 14-18 || $971.55 per person || Washington, D.C. || In the heart of our Nation’s Capital, students are challenged to think about their responsibility to shape their society while considering how a Christian world view speaks into today’s moral and ethical questions. PAYMENT SCHEDULE: $332.00 non-refundable deposit by November 3, 2013 $213.00 non-refundable payment by January 5, 2014 $213.00 non-refundable payment by March 2, 2014 $213.55 non-refundable payment by May 1, 2014. Contact: Erin Cowell || 910.791-6053, Ext. 120

CONNECT EVENTS || FALL 2013 Operation Christmas Child Packing Party || A-Building November 2, 6:30pm - 8:30pm || We need 500 boxes packed. Bring any donations for shipping along with any items for the shoe boxes at this time. Contact: Pennie Jackson || 910.805.1028

Thinking about joining Northside? Don’t miss our next ExploringTheVision Class. Here you will discover who we are as a church and the core beliefs that drive us. The next class is October 16th, at 6:30pm, in room 212. Register at

FINANCIAL MINISTRIES || FALL 2013 “Lunch n’ Legacy” - featuring: your own brown bag lunch, great fellowship and the latest course in stewardship from Dave Ramsey. Life Center Café on Mondays andThursdays for four (4) weeks beginning October 21, 2013, from 11:30am to 1:00pm.The total cost for this 7 session series is $120 and you need to register by October 18, 2013. A great opportunity to prepare for your future and leave a lasting legacy for your children’s children! Please contact Arvid Cowell for more information at: Restoration || Education || Strategy Stewardship Principle #2: Embrace your position as a steward. (Matthew 6:25)

CONFERENCES & CLASSES || FALL 2013 Men’s Conference 2013 - Demolishing Strongholds with Johnny Hunt November 8 & 9 Register at www. GriefShare, Surviving the Holidays || A-Building November 16, 9am - 11am || We will learn practical answers to several questions, such as, “Is it normal to feel so depressed during the holidays?” Contact: Pastoral Care Office || 910.791.6053


WEEKLY NEEDS | $42,846.88 OCTOBER 6 | GIVING CAMPAIGN | $ 1,605.25 SEPTEMBER 29 | GIVING CAMPAIGN | $ 1,365.00

DISCIPLESHIP & OUTREACH MINISTRIES || FALL 2013 REVIVAL AT NORTHSIDE - November 6th and 7th, on Wednesday and Thursday night, Johnny Hunt will be here at Northside for a revival! We encourage you to invite your friends and family to come hear Pastor Johnny as he shares God’s Word in a compelling and powerful way... Then Friday and Saturday, he leads our men to take a deeper look into their walk with Christ. This year’s Johnny Hunt Men’s Conference focuses on demolishing the strongholds with which men struggle. Make plans now to be part of this great time with Pastor Johnny. Are you a first time guest and have a question about Northside or something you heard in the service today? Please stop by our connection center out front, and someone will help you find the answers and invite you to our Guest Reception room.

GriefShare, Surviving the Holidays - It’s difficult when loved ones pass away; more so, as the holidays approach and especially when this is the first holiday without them. Many people have gone through several holidays and still struggle with not knowing what to do or how to cope. To help, we invite you to a 2-hour seminar on Saturday morning, November 16th, from 9am to 11am, in the A-Building. The cost is five dollars which covers the cost of the material. Please, prayerfully consider this time and sign-up on-line beginning October 20th, or contact the Pastoral Care office at 910.791.6053. Thank you and may God comfort and strengthen you in the coming days!

The flowers are given by Bobby & Gail Jackson. On October 16th, Toby will be 40 years old! Being a parent is scary from the start. You pray you do the right things. You give your love and guidance, hoping to raise your children to follow in God’s path. You work to influence them in a positive way and pray you’ve guided them in the right direction and to make good decisions. “We still don’t know exactly what we did to deserve you in God’s eyes, but we give thanks to Him every day for you. We’re so very proud of the wonderful, respectable, funny, and honorable man you’ve become. Having you for our son and nephew is a pure delight and a wonderful pleasure.“ Happy 40th Birthday Toby! Love Dad, Mom & Aunt Judy!

PRESCHOOL SCHEDULE SUN 8am P-1: Kathy W. P-8: Frances B. SUN 930am P-8: Julie A., Mary F. | P-7: Eric R. P-3: Lauren H., Lynda S. | B-3: Dawn A. P-1: Micala B. | B-1: Ed & Kimberly R. SUN 11am P-8: Susan T., Judy C. P-7: Ashley B. | P-1: Amy C. SUN 1230am P-8: Brittany C., Kimber K., Carolin S., Jennifer B. WED 630pm P-8: Darlene C. | P-7: Paul F. P-3: Sherry R., Melissa C.

DEACONS TRANSPORTATION & LOCK UP Deacons Serving This Week: Boyd Fleming 910.231.3026 || Danny DeBose 910.675.9984 Deacon On Call - Jay Adams - 910.471.9007 Driver For October - Mike Alvis - 910.599.0523

Lock Up 10/13 - Keith Baltezegar || 10/16 - Paul Bratton || 10/20 - Jamie King

Northside Connect Weekly  

October 13 edition

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