WELCOME TO NEW MERCY'S
MERCY GLOBAL The Ivory Coast team, our third team of the summer, left this past Thursday and our India team returned home yesterday! Please continue to pray for all of our summer missions teams. To support our missionaries, check out newmercy.cc/missions
MARRIAGE SEMINAR (07/30 & 08/06 at 12:15PM) We will be holding our second marriage seminar after 10:30am service, while the Hackensack children are in VBS. Lunch will be provided. The seminar is open to all NMCC married couples and will be held in a classroom in the education wing at FDU. The 07/30 session is for wives only and 08/06 is for husbands only.
SAVE THE DATE : 2017 VBS Parents, please mark your calendars for this year's VBS dates: 7/30, 8/6, 8/13! Programs will take place in Edgewater from 9:30-11am and in Hackensack from 10:30-1:30pm. The theme for our three-week program will be, "Maker Fun Factory: Created by God, Built for a Purpose." If anyone would like to help out during the weeks of VBS or if you would like to invite a friend, please contact Pastor Patricia or Pastor Jen.
VBS VOLUNTEERS We are looking for 2-3 extra hands to help set up and break down for VBS. Volunteers will need to arrive by 8AM. Please speak with Pastor Jen if you are interested.
MEMBERSHIP CLASS (08/27) We will be holding our next membership class on August 27th. If you would like to become an official member of NMCC, please sign up at newmercy.cc/membership.
SAVE THE DATE : CHURCH-WIDE RETREAT (09/22-24) Please save the date for our annual church-wide retreat! It will be held at Coco Key Water Resort in Mount Laurel, NJ. Stay tuned for more information soon!
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Pastor Kee Won Huh
A Counterintuitive Vision
1 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them.
3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4 Blessed are those who mourn,
for they will be comforted.
5 Blessed are the meek,
for they will inherit the earth.
6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
for they will be filled.
7 Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy.
8 Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they will see God.
9 Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God.
10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11 “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.
14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
2017 PRAYER REQUESTS
Fill our your prayer requests for 2017. The staff and prayer ministry would like the opportunity to pray for you.
*Only the Prayer Ministry Team will see your submissions.
Take advantage of our Nursery, Mercy Munchkins and Mini Mercies Programs (9:30am & 10:30am services only)! For more information please contact Pastor Jen at 201.739.8243 (9:30am service) or Patricia at 201.213.1331 (10:30am service).
Please contact Pastor John Huh.
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Last Week’s Offering : $8,814.89
2017 Weekly Average (Actual): $14,817.90
2017 Weekly Average (Target): $13,578.00
2017 YTD Total : $429,719.01
2017 Budget : $712,000.00