Upcoming Events

Grocery Giveaway – Saturday December 7 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm at Church.  Come get free groceries and invite people who need food. Volunteers are needed to help with setup, take down and distributing the groceries.

Q & A meeting  with Pastor Paul – After the worship service on Sunday Dec 8th.  Pastor Paul from Crossroads will be here to answer any questions we may have about our two churches working more closely together and possibly merging.

Children’s Christmas Program – Sunday December 15 at 10:30 am during a joint-worship service with Crossroads our children will be performing the story of Jesus’ birth from Luke 2.  This is a great opportunity to invite a F.R.A.N. (Friend, Relative, Associate at school or work, Neighbor) to come see our children and hear the story of God’s gift of a Savior to the world.

New Heights Book Club – It’s been said, “You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” Our book club can help you accomplish both for God’s glory!  We’re reading “The Good and Beautiful God” by James Byran Smith.  We’ll meet to discuss chapter 2 in on Sunday Dec 15 after church over lunch. See Helen for more info.

Christmas Caroling – Saturday Dec 21 at 3:00 pm at Woodlyn Heights Senior Care Center located just east of church on Upper 55th Street.  Missing the Christmas spirit? Come sing Christmas Carols to the residents, see their smiles, and feel your heart warm.

Christmas Party – Saturday Dec 21st at 4:30 pm at Pastor Dan & Marsha’s home located at 8146 Dawn Ave in IGH.  There’ll be a potluck dinner, fellowship and our annual gift exchange (bring a wrapped gift of $10 value and a wrapped gift for your own kids that are attending). Don’t miss this annual highlight of Christmas warmth, fun and love with your church family!

Christmas Eve Service – Tuesday December 24 at 3:00 pm in the chapel.  Come celebrate Jesus’ birth together in this meaningful worship experience that will bring new meaning to your Christmas!

Mission Mexico – Dec 26 to Jan 2 in Reynosa, Mexico. This trip is open to children and adults (children under 14 must have a parent with them). We get the opportunity to work with children who are less fortunate in an orphanage, and we put together a Vacation Bible School for them. We have worship time every morning and evening. We also help with construction projects in the community. See Pastor Dan if you are interested in going.  

Joint Worship Service – Sunday January 5 at 10:30 am in the worship center. We’ll join with our brothers and sisters from Crossroads Church for a combined service including sharing Communion together.

Sandwich Sunday – After the combined worship service Sunday January 5. Help make sandwiches to feed the homeless in the Twin Cities area.  We need donations of bread, meat, etc.  See the joint church sign up table.

 

Our Small Group Bible Studies:

1)  Women’s Discipleship Brunch – Saturday December 7th at 10:00 am at Helen’s house in South st Paul.

2) Men’s Discipleship Breakfast – Every other Saturday morning at 8:00 am. The next meeting is Saturday December 14th at Perkins Restaurant on Robert Street in West St Paul.

3) Unafraid Bible Study – Mondays at 6:00 pm in the Conference Room. This Bible study’s purpose is to create a community of believers who are unafraid. Unafraid to seek God together. Unafraid to love one another. Unafraid to struggle with scripture together. This is a joint-church Bible study with Crossroads.

4) Thursday Bible Study – 6:15 pm at Pastor Dan & Marsha’s home located at 8146 Dawn Ave in Inver Grove Heights and studying the Book of Joshua.

Youth Group News – Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at the Lakeville Campus. Dinner is provided from 5:30 to 6:20 pm. Contact Nina at (612) 865-4176 for more information.

Podcasts of past sermons are available on our website at www.newheights21.org.