Abundant Life
Abundant Life Fellowship
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CLOTHING SHED IS READY


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.

Announcements

AUGUST OVERFLOW SPONSORS 2015
 
August Overflow set for Aug. 1

NEW WATERFORD - Abundant Life Fellowship's annual August Overflow outreach event is scheduled for Aug. 1.

Highlights of the outreach, which begins at noon and runs until about 4 p.m., include distribution of school supplies, clothing, produce and grill food; games and bounce houses for children, a barrel train ride, opportunities for prayer and ministry and more. A brief worship service will conclude the day's events, around 6 p.m.
The Red Cross was planning to conduct a blood drive, but that was canceled because of a scheduling conflict with the agency.
School supplies are specifically targeted for students in Crestview, Columbiana, East Palestine, Leetonia, Lisbon and Beaver Local districts, as well as Heartland Christian, home schoolers in any of those districts, and members of any of the six churches in the 4C's district. Parents are asked to bring a recent report card for their student or a driver's license or utility that identifies their address. 
This is the seventh year for the event. 
Sponsors so far include Columbiana Community Foundation, Kelly Oil of Salem, Family Care Services of Columbiana, Leetonia and East Palestine, NDC Heating and Cooling, Keslar Construction of Columbiana, Little Red Hen Antiques & Collectibles of Salem, Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home of East Palestine, Ameriprise Financial of Canfield, T&M Hardware of East Palestine, East Palestine Sparkle Market, Columbiana McDonald's Restaurant, Bayda Automotive of New Waterford, Huntington Bank of Columbiana, The Way Station of Columbiana, Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley and many private donors. If you'd like to contribute, send a check to Abundant Life Fellowship, 46469 state Route 46, New Waterford 44445 and put Overflow in the memo.

 
Cruise Against Hunger car show planned for Aug. 16 to raise money for 4C's Food Pantry

NEW WATERFORD - A Cruise Against Hunger car show is being planned for 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 16 at Abundant Life Fellowship to raise money for the 4C's Food Pantry operated out of the church offices.
The Salem Car Cruise group that conducts weekly car shows at Arby's in Salem in running the cruise, which also will feature grill food prepared by the church men's ministry. A chinese auction, 50-50 raffle, door prizes and other activities will be part of the evening program. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 50 car entries, and Best of Show trophies will be awarded to the top three vote getters from the public. In addition, a Pastor's Choice trophy will be awarded.
Donations for the event, in the form of cash, gift cards or other corporate stuff, are welcome. Coordinator is Ginny Holland. Contact her at 330-426-4210 for questions.

 
Next baptism set Aug. 16 at Linhart lake

COLUMBIANA - Ten people from Abundant Life Fellowship were baptized July 19 during a celebration July 19 at Linhart lake in Columbiana. 
Several more are scheduled to be baptized there after morning worship service Aug. 16.

 
Fellowship hall open for walkers

NEW WATERFORD - The fellowship hall at Abundant Life Fellowship is now open from 6:30 to 7 p.m.Wednesdays for anybody interested in walking. Initially planned to coincide with a new class starting Feb. 4, the leaders decided to open the walking to anybody who is interested, even if they don't plan to attend the class.

 
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

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 2015 with this important word: "Be Bold. Be Strong. For the Lord your God is with you." Join us.