CE: Arise, shine, our light has come!

God’s word tells us that the wise men travelled in the East. “When they saw that the star had stopped, they were overwhelmed with joy” (Matthew 2:10). When the angels announced Jesus’ birth to the shepherds, they said, “Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the …

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Collecting chickens to help Heifer

Cluck, cluck, cluck! How many baby chicks can we collect? In early 2022, the Christian Education team will help children and youth offer baby chick cutouts that can be purchased for $1.00 and pasted on a special “chick” board.  We will sell chicks and collect money until the end of February. Then we will tally …

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Advent elves spruce up sanctuary

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing so some people have entertained angels without knowing it. Hebrews 13: 2 Led by Worship & Spritual Life Committee co-chair Amanda Ketchpaw, deacons and other volunteers wiped down pews, prepared candles, and hung wreaths on Sunday, December 19, 2021 to prepare the sanctuary for …

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Spirit of Christmas shines for children and youth

With planning, set up, and direction by Ms. Wendy Donnell, director of Christian Education, children and youth gathered in the Great Hall on Sunday, December 19, 2021, for and hour of fellowship and fun actitivies in the spirit of the Christmas season. Participants were treated to a ball toss, drawing and coloring, removable tattoos, and …

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Join worship on Christmas eve 2021–outdoors at 4:30 p.m., online at 7:30 p.m.

Following faithful guidance and good sense, NHCC will offer two safe worship services on Friday, December 24, 2021, as follows: 4:30 p.m.: At the doors of the church on the lawn: Scripture, carols, and candles in the wind. Remember the story of Jesus’ birth from Luke 2, and pause to praise God. 7:30 p.m.: Online …

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Christmas Eve 4:30pm Bulletin

Please join us live outdoors on the steps of the church at 4:30pm or via broadcast at our YouTube channel for our first of two worship services on Christmas Eve. Worship will include singing of these four carols (click into this bulletin for full text):
— O come, all ye faithful
— The First Nowell
— Silent night
— Hark the herald angels sing

Morning Worship: 19 December 2021

Fourth Sunday of Advent: Joy Preludes           Chorale Prelude on  “Veni, Emmanuel” George Lachenauer (b. 1933) Little Partita for Advent,  on “Veni, Emmanuel” James Woodman (b. 1957) I. Meditative – II. Broadly flowing – III. Steadily – IV. Freely, surging Welcome Call to Worship Micah 5: 2-5a *Opening Hymn No. 8 Lift Up …

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