Abundant Life
Abundant Life Fellowship
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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.


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.

Wednesday classes to resume Feb. 4

NEW WATERFORD – Abundant Life Fellowship will resume Wednesday classes for adults, teens and children starting Feb. 4.

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 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:

Men of Valor: An original class for men that will address relevant topical issues of everyday life. The class was written by Scott Baldwin, head usher at the church, who is will also co-teach it with Senior Pastor Jeff Schoch.
Unveiled Wife: For Married Women Only: An original class taught by Sharon Baldwin. 
Your Whole Life, the 3D Plan for Eating Right, Living Well and Loving God, based on a book by Carol Showalter and Maggie Davis. 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 restarted in January and is meeting weekly. It will also is offered at 9:30 Sunday mornings and is 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. This class resumed in January.
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. 

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