Abundant Life
Abundant Life Fellowship
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BELOW ARE SPONSORS FOR THIS YEAR'S EVENT. Click on each logo to visit the website or Facebook page for the business. As always, we thank each sponsor for the generous contributions to this community event. More will be added to the list as they sign on to this year's Overflow.

112 S. Market St., East Palestine, OH 33-426-2369

46837 State Route 46, New Waterford, OH


Fifth Quarter resumes Friday, Sept. 26 at ALF

NEW WATERFORD - Fifth Quarter, a social outreach ministry for Crestview middle and high school students, will resume this Friday night after the Crestview home football game. It will start approximately at 9:30 p.m. and go until midnight. Abundant Life teens also are welcome to attend. Youth leader Josh Graham is in charge. Come on out for hoops, games, food, fellowship or just to hang out with friends. Other Fifth Quarter dates this season are Oct. 3, Oct. 24 and Oct. 31.  Tell your friends.

ALF evening service this week to be at Poland church

POLAND - Abundant Life Fellowship will move its evening service this week (Sept. 28) to New Life in Poland to watch a screening of the movie "Holy Ghost." It will start at 6 p.m. It's free and no tickets are needed. The address for New Life is 2250 E. Western Reserve Road. 

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. 
Covenant teaching series to launch Sept. 14

NEW WATERFORD - We’re getting ready for the future. Are you on board? Unity, service, commitment and excellence are just a few of the core values we will explore and reinforce over four Sunday mornings as we launch "Covenant: The Power of Agreement." It all starts this Sunday morning. Worship starts at 10:30. Small groups begin at 9:30. Corporate prayer in the sanctuary is at 9. Please join us. Invite a friend.

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. Some also may be available Sept. 5-7 at the Abundant Life table at the Columbiana Street Fair.
All proceeds from book sales will go toward medical expenses of two church members who have undergone cancer treatments.

Maintenance director hired at Abundant Life

Tim Hupp

NEW WATERFORD - Abundant Life Fellowship has hired Tim Hupp, a longtime church member and deacon, as its maintenance director.
The operator of his own carpet cleaning business, Tim was previously employed as transportation and safety director at Toys "R" Us. He and his wife, Sherry, are the parents of 11 children and grandparents of 6.
Tim is responsible for all aspects of maintenance of the Abundant Life complex and property.

Ben Cope named associate pastor at ALF

Ben Cope

NEW WATERFORD - Abundant Life Fellowship has named Ben Cope, a longtime deacon at the church, as an associate pastor.
Ben, who is director of the recreation and fitness center at Kent State University in Kent, lives in Leetonia with his wife, Kelly, and three children. He and his wife met at the church and have been involved in many aspects of ministry for  many years.
Ben, who has been preaching for several years at the church, will continue to do so at least once a month for the morning worship service. He has taught classes, served as chairman of the deacon board, and been part of the worship team for many years.
He will continue to work his full-time job at KSU. He is the son of Tom and the late Judy Cope of Salem and graduated from Salem High School and Kent State University.

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.