Abundant Life
Abundant Life Fellowship
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Operation Christmas Child


NEW WATERFORD – Have useable but unneeded clothing, purses, belts, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, curtains or stuffed animals?
Abundant Life Fellowship now has a drop-off shed for all such items that is accessible 24 hours a day.
Provided by St. Pauly Textile Inc. of Farmington, N.Y., the shed is a collection site for good, clean clothing of all kinds along with other items that will be distributed to those in need across the United States and to developing countries worldwide.
All items should be put into plastic bags before being deposited into the shed, located at the northwest corner of the church parking lot. Items not accepted include toys, household goods, pillows, books, furniture, electronics, fabric scraps or garbage.
Receipts are available at the shed for those wishing to receive a tax deduction.
The church is located at 46469 State Route 46 in New Waterford.


ALF participation in parade canceled

NEW WATERFORD - Because of cold, wet weather, Abundant Life Fellowship has pulled its men's grill and children's train from today's New Waterford Christmas parade. We'll try again next year.

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Abundant Life Fellowship is now on Twitter. If you would like to receive tweets about happenings or prayer needs around here, go to https://twitter.com/AbundantLF to become a follower. If you are not already registered on Twitter, you can do so on the same page. It’s free. 
Foster Family Appreciation Dinner set

NEW WATERFORD – The fifth annual Foster Family Appreciation Dinner and Family Fun Night will begin at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in the fellowship hall of Abundant Life Fellowship.
The event is designed to give families who foster or adopt children a night out with their children in a safe and friendly environment. Meet and greet time will begin at 5:30. A buffet style dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Entertainment and distribution of gift bags for all the children will follow the dinner.
All area foster or adoptive families are invited, but reservations are needed by calling the church office at 330-457-7317 or coordinator Tim Hupp at 330-932-9551. The deadline is Dec. 4.

Wednesday classes to resume Sept. 17
NEW WATERFORD – Abundant Life Fellowship will resume Wednesday classes for adults, teens and children starting Sept. 17.
All classes are free and open to the public. The only cost would be for a couple of classes that have a book. All classes, except for Grief Share, will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and last approximately 12 weeks.
Child care for those 5 and under will be provided. Here is the slate of what will be offered:
The Seven Pillars of Health, based on a book by Donald and Mary Colbert. Class is for men and women and will be taught by Corina Wellman and Lynne Halverstadt.
Understanding God, a foundational study of who God is and what he wants from his people. Taught by Pastor Mark Plegge, this course is a requirement for anybody interested in leading any ministry or teaching a class at Abundant Life Fellowship.  It will also be offered at 9:30 Sunday mornings starting at and will be taught by Darlene Peddicord for adults and by Josh Graham for teens.
School of the Seers, a practical guide on how to see in the unseen realm. For men and women, it will be taught by Sherry Hupp.
End Times, Tribulation: Are we There Yet? This class will examine the connection between current events and end times biblical teachings. Art Toot will teach.
GriefShare,  a methodical and proven study in how to maneuver through the steps of grief, whether recent or from the past. Led by Betty Welker. This will start at 6:30 p.m.
Youth Class. This Bible study by Josh Graham. It will be followed by basketball in the gym. Open to all teens.
Kids for Christ – For children 5 to 12. Bible memorization. Practical application. Recreation time. Snacks. Led by Senior Pastor Jeff Schoch. 
New ALF cookbooks still available

NEW WATERFORD - Abundant Life Fellowship has put together a new hard-cover cookbook that is now available for purchase for $15.
A metal rack to hold the book while preparing a recipe comes with each purchase. They are available after every morning worship service. 
All proceeds from book sales will go toward medical expenses of two church members who have undergone cancer treatments.

Our Valley Prayer continues at Upper Room

COLUMBIANA - The Upper Room Fellowship on Sponseller Road continues to host Our Valley Prayer, a weekly regional prayer gathering at 7 p.m. every Tuesday.



Welcome to Abundant Life Fellowship in New Waterford, Ohio. We are a nondenominational church grounded in biblical teaching, intimate worship, and love for one another and the community around us. At Abundant Life Fellowship, everyone is welcome, so please come visit us! We're beginning 2014 with an intentional effort to "BE STILL" daily for at least 10 minutes to watch for and listen to what the Lord is saying to his people personally and corporately. Join us.