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					                VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL                                        ADULT BIBLE FELLOWSHIPS (ABFS) are the foundational ministry
                AUGUST 1-5, 6:30 – 8:40 P.M.                                 to adults here at NBC. Working alongside other influential ministries to
   We are looking forward to setting sail on a High Seas Expedition!         adults such as Small Groups, Men's and Women's Ministries, Discipleship,
                                                                             etc., these midsize groups function as "small churches" within the bigger
This next week we will be battening down the hatches and making ready        church body. It is in the context of these communities that "body life"             The Lord’s Day, July 25, 2010
to share the love of God with all who will participate in VBS this year.     takes place and we practice the "one anothers" of the Christian life.
Please join us in praying for our VBS workers as they prepare their hearts   Below is a list of our ABFs.
and their lives for a week on the High Seas.
Crew Leaders: Jason Bellar, Jeremy Carroll, Jan Corturillo, Adam Fox,        AMBASSADORS
Adam Fox, Jr., Leanne Gray, Ed and Lois Kline, Chris McDougall, John         Teacher: Bill Jenkins
Mullet, Adi Murphree, Allyce Murphree, Nicole Novak, Mandy Pansmith,         Room: 206
Dave Schuckert, Jonie Schuckert, Sam Smith, Tami Warlop                      We strive to develop mature Christians through the study of God's Word,
                                                                             and reflect that maturity in our actions.
Registration: Arvella Appleton, Carla Fox, Jennie Hartman, Diana Wilson
Snack Crew: Sara Bennett, Joel Grecar, Patti Novak                           BEREANS
Dinner Crew: Lyn and Thel Hileman, Leslie Murphree                           Teacher: John DeMund
                                                                             Room: 201
Craft Leader: Angie Hogan, Brittany Kline                                    Ours is a multi-generational class which focuses on being and making
Games Leader: Elizabeth Knight                                               disciples. We are learning how to encourage one another to know and to
                                                                             do all the things that Jesus taught and commanded His disciples. All who
Theater: Richard Lile
                                                                             love God's word and want to learn more about it are welcome.
Bible Story: Barb Bibler, MaryKate Hogan
A special thank you is extended to Ted and Jacqui Jarmol and Pam             FAMILIES ON THE GROW
Hefling for decorating.                                                      Teachers: Mike Johnston & Scott Worron
                                                                             Room: 208
                                                                             Families on the Grow is a class for singles, newly married and families           Serving God together to bring people
                                                                             with young children. We seek to encourage and strengthen marriages,
                                                                             families and individuals in the word of God.                                         to Jesus Christ and into a loving
    ALL VBS WORKERS LISTED ABOVE ARE ASKED TO                                                                                                                    community of outwardly focused
    MEET WITH JEN BELLAR FOR A SHORT MEETING                                 T.N.T. (TRUTH & TESTIMONY)
     AT THE FRONT OF THE SANCTUARY IMMEDIATELY                               Teacher: Dennis Leipold                                                                     followers of Him.
             FOLLOWING TODAY’S SERVICE.                                      Room: 202 and 203
                                                                             Our ABF focuses on building Christian maturity and a Biblical worldview.
                                                                             We enjoy a family-like community and support each other through prayer
                                                                             and fellowship. We invite people of all life stages to join us!
    If you are interested in volunteering for VBS, we are still
        in need of 4 people to man our registration tables.                  TRANSITIONS
              If interested, please see Jen Bellar in the foyer              Teacher: Chris Bernhart                                                                    Pastor, John Hopson
                     immediately following the service.                      Room: Transitions                                                                        Youth Pastor, Jason Bellar
                                                                             This Adult Bible Fellowship (ABF) is comprised of singles and young
                                                                             couples. Topics vary and are focused on Biblical truths that are relevant to   333 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls 44223
                                                                             this group.                                                                              330-929-1419 (church office)
     VBS DOOR HANGERS TO INVITE CHILDREN                                                                                                                                  330-929-1758 (fax)
                                                                             TRUTH SEEKERS
          IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD ARE                                           Teacher: Jim Edmundson
                                                                                                                                                                      www.northamptonbiblechurch.org
     AVAILABLE AT THE INFORMATION CENTER.                                    Room: 301
                                                                             We seek to gain Biblical insight, fellowship with others of like faith, and
                                                                             ultimately strive to grow spiritually.
  We are glad you have chosen to worship with us this morning
  and hope that you sense a warm and loving spirit while here.            Scheduled Children’s Workers*                                             Sympathy
  Knowing the greatness of God’s love toward us, it is our desire
  to show this love to each other. Please accept our invitation to          *All workers please arrive to your scheduled positions no later than:   Cecil Kirkland passed away on Tuesday, July 20. Our prayers and
                                                                                 9:20 a.m. for Sunday school 10:20 a.m. for Church time             heartfelt sympathy are extended to his wife, Dee, and family.
  return and worship with us again next week!
                                                                           Today:                                                                   Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 27, at the
                                                                           Nursery                                                                  Hummel Funeral Home, 500 East Exchange Street, Akron. Interment
                                 9:30 a.m.                                   Sunday School: Cheryl Adams, Tim Smith                                 in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery promptly at 11:30 a.m.
                 Youth Sunday School (Age 3 - Grade 12)                     Morning Service: Laura Adams, Nicole Novak, Diana Wilson                Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday evening, from 6-8:00.
                         Adult Bible Fellowships                           Next Sunday:
                                                                           Nursery
                                                                             Sunday School: Lisa Mitter, Angie Hogan
                                                                            Morning Service: Ben and Pam Hefling, Leanne Gray                       Breakfast Bunch
                                                                                                                                                    Saturday, August 7, 9:00
                    10:30 a.m. Worship Service                            Scheduled Ushers for August 1                                             Meet at Reggie’s Restaurant on State Rd.
  Prelude                                                                 John Gretsinger, Nathan Rohrer, Ralph Waggoner, Scott Worron
  Call to Worship      We Declare Your Majesty                                                                                                      Turning the Tide Conference Cancellation
  Prayer                                                                  This Week at NBC                                                          Precept Ministries made the decision to cancel the Turning the Tide
  His Tithes and Our Offerings                                                                                                                      Conference in Cleveland September 10 and 11 at Grace Church due to
                                                                           Tuesday                                                                  the increasing number of events in September and low registration.
  Songs              Lord Most High / Open the Eyes of My Heart             1:00 p.m. Knitting and Crocheting
                             Awesome in This Place                                                                                                  They believed that the timing of the event was no longer a good decision
                                                                                                                                                    due to these two factors. The money of all those who did register will be
  Scripture Reading – Luke 9:37-50                                         Wednesday
                                                                                                                                                    returned.
                                                                             6:30 p.m. Teen Bible Study (Grades 6-12)
  Message            Three Great Enemies                    Pastor John
                                                                             6:45 p.m. Adult Prayer Meeting
  Hymn 336           The Church’s One Foundation
                                                                             7:45 p.m. Praise Band Practice                                         Women of Faith (Cleveland) September 17-18
                                                                                                                                                    Heather Galioto, who attends our church, is an area rep for WOF and is
                        7:00 – Evening Service                            For All Ladies!                                                           able to secure the best price on this conference; contact her at 688-0059
                                                                                                                                                    or hgalioto@wwdb.org to receive pricing and for any other questions
                          Message by Pastor John
                                                                                                                                                    you may have.
                                                                                        Kay Arthur Testimony Night
Please be mindful of parents with infants by leaving the back pew
open for their use.                                                                      Friday, July 30, 6:30 p.m.                                 True Women 2010 (Indianapolis) September 23-25
If you would like a CD of today’s message, please fill out a Sermon                                                                                 Brochures available at the Information Center. Registrations need
CD Request Card in the pew rack and hand it to the soundperson.
                                                                               Invite                    With. . .                                  to be secured TODAY; please let Karen Hopson know of your desire
                                                                                 an                                                                 to register.
                                                                                                Fried Chicken Dinner
                                                                             unsaved
                                                                                                    Cost: $3.00
                                                                              friend!            (includes beverage)
Financial Report – Two Month Fiscal Year 06/30/10
  Avg. Weekly Income $ 6971.00                                                            Please bring something to share.
  Avg. Weekly Expense $ 7385.00                                                            (salad, vegetable, dessert, etc.)
  Avg. Weekly Deficit $ 414.00
                                                                                  TODAY IS THE DEADLINE TO SIGN UP
                                                                          AND PAY YOUR $3.00 AT THE INFORMATION CENTER
                                                                                      We are called to breathe grace and redemption to everyone involved.                   We are called to breathe grace and redemption to everyone involved.
PeaceMeal – Food for Thought on Biblical Peacemaking                                  PeaceMeal – Food for Thought on Biblical Peacemaking                                  PeaceMeal – Food for Thought on Biblical Peacemaking

            The Key To Making Restitution Redemptive                                              The Key To Making Restitution Redemptive                                              The Key To Making Restitution Redemptive
Some people argue that restitution is not a valid concept in the New                  Some people argue that restitution is not a valid concept in the New                  Some people argue that restitution is not a valid concept in the New
Testament age. I disagree. Nothing in the New Testament explicitly                    Testament age. I disagree. Nothing in the New Testament explicitly                    Testament age. I disagree. Nothing in the New Testament explicitly
repeals the concept (see Matt. 5:17-20). In fact, restitution is implicitly           repeals the concept (see Matt. 5:17-20). In fact, restitution is implicitly           repeals the concept (see Matt. 5:17-20). In fact, restitution is implicitly
endorsed by Jesus in Luke 19:1-10. Moreover, restitution is a sign of                 endorsed by Jesus in Luke 19:1-10. Moreover, restitution is a sign of                 endorsed by Jesus in Luke 19:1-10. Moreover, restitution is a sign of
taking responsibility for one's actions, and nothing in the Bible indicates           taking responsibility for one's actions, and nothing in the Bible indicates           taking responsibility for one's actions, and nothing in the Bible indicates
that God wants believers to be less responsible in this age than they were            that God wants believers to be less responsible in this age than they were            that God wants believers to be less responsible in this age than they were
before the advent of Christ.                                                          before the advent of Christ.                                                          before the advent of Christ.
Furthermore, restitution is not inconsistent with forgiveness. Believers in           Furthermore, restitution is not inconsistent with forgiveness. Believers in           Furthermore, restitution is not inconsistent with forgiveness. Believers in
Old Testament times were called to forgive others' offenses, yet they were            Old Testament times were called to forgive others' offenses, yet they were            Old Testament times were called to forgive others' offenses, yet they were
entitled to receive restitution (Num. 5:5-8). Forgiving another person's              entitled to receive restitution (Num. 5:5-8). Forgiving another person's              entitled to receive restitution (Num. 5:5-8). Forgiving another person's
wrong means you will not dwell on it, use it against that person, talk to             wrong means you will not dwell on it, use it against that person, talk to             wrong means you will not dwell on it, use it against that person, talk to
others about it, or let it stand between you. But being forgiven does not             others about it, or let it stand between you. But being forgiven does not             others about it, or let it stand between you. But being forgiven does not
necessarily release the offender from responsibility to repair the damage.            necessarily release the offender from responsibility to repair the damage.            necessarily release the offender from responsibility to repair the damage.
Certainly, an injured party may exercise mercy, and in some cases it is               Certainly, an injured party may exercise mercy, and in some cases it is               Certainly, an injured party may exercise mercy, and in some cases it is
good to waive the right to restitution (Matt. 18:22-27). But in many cases,           good to waive the right to restitution (Matt. 18:22-27). But in many cases,           good to waive the right to restitution (Matt. 18:22-27). But in many cases,
making restitution is beneficial even for the offender. Doing so                      making restitution is beneficial even for the offender. Doing so                      making restitution is beneficial even for the offender. Doing so
demonstrates remorse, sincerity, and a new attitude, which can help speed             demonstrates remorse, sincerity, and a new attitude, which can help speed             demonstrates remorse, sincerity, and a new attitude, which can help speed
reconciliation (Luke 19:8-9). At the same time, it serves to ingrain lessons          reconciliation (Luke 19:8-9). At the same time, it serves to ingrain lessons          reconciliation (Luke 19:8-9). At the same time, it serves to ingrain lessons
that will help the offender avoid similar wrongdoing in the future (see Ps.           that will help the offender avoid similar wrongdoing in the future (see Ps.           that will help the offender avoid similar wrongdoing in the future (see Ps.
119:67,71; Prov. 19:19)                                                               119:67,71; Prov. 19:19)                                                               119:67,71; Prov. 19:19)
Therefore, if you have damaged another person's property or physically                Therefore, if you have damaged another person's property or physically                Therefore, if you have damaged another person's property or physically
harmed someone, God expects you to do all you can to make that person                 harmed someone, God expects you to do all you can to make that person                 harmed someone, God expects you to do all you can to make that person
whole. If he or she decides to release you from your responsibility, you              whole. If he or she decides to release you from your responsibility, you              whole. If he or she decides to release you from your responsibility, you
should be deeply grateful for such mercy. On the other hand, if you have              should be deeply grateful for such mercy. On the other hand, if you have              should be deeply grateful for such mercy. On the other hand, if you have
been harmed or your property has been damaged, you should prayerfully                 been harmed or your property has been damaged, you should prayerfully                 been harmed or your property has been damaged, you should prayerfully
consider how badly you need to be made whole and whether making                       consider how badly you need to be made whole and whether making                       consider how badly you need to be made whole and whether making
restitution would benefit or unduly burden the offender. As you pray                  restitution would benefit or unduly burden the offender. As you pray                  restitution would benefit or unduly burden the offender. As you pray
about it, keep in mind that blending mercy with justice is a powerful way             about it, keep in mind that blending mercy with justice is a powerful way             about it, keep in mind that blending mercy with justice is a powerful way
to restore peace and glorify God.                                                     to restore peace and glorify God.                                                     to restore peace and glorify God.
       Adapted from The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict          Adapted from The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict          Adapted from The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict
       by Ken Sande, Updated Edition (Grand Rapids, Baker Books, 2003) pp. 277-278.          by Ken Sande, Updated Edition (Grand Rapids, Baker Books, 2003) pp. 277-278.          by Ken Sande, Updated Edition (Grand Rapids, Baker Books, 2003) pp. 277-278.

Food for Thought                                                                      Food for Thought                                                                      Food for Thought
The word restitution comes from the Latin "re" (again) and "statuere"                 The word restitution comes from the Latin "re" (again) and "statuere"                 The word restitution comes from the Latin "re" (again) and "statuere"
(to set up). It literally means "to restore or rebuild". Often when we                (to set up). It literally means "to restore or rebuild". Often when we                (to set up). It literally means "to restore or rebuild". Often when we
think of restitution--either making it to another or receiving it for                 think of restitution--either making it to another or receiving it for                 think of restitution--either making it to another or receiving it for
ourselves--we forget that one purpose of restitution is to restore or                 ourselves--we forget that one purpose of restitution is to restore or                 ourselves--we forget that one purpose of restitution is to restore or
rebuild the relationship itself.                                                      rebuild the relationship itself.                                                      rebuild the relationship itself.
So if you're involved in determining restitution in a particular situation,           So if you're involved in determining restitution in a particular situation,           So if you're involved in determining restitution in a particular situation,
don't neglect the restoration and rebuilding of the relationship that has             don't neglect the restoration and rebuilding of the relationship that has             don't neglect the restoration and rebuilding of the relationship that has
been damaged. If you've been wronged by another and are considering                   been damaged. If you've been wronged by another and are considering                   been damaged. If you've been wronged by another and are considering
what restitution would be appropriate for you to receive in return,                   what restitution would be appropriate for you to receive in return,                   what restitution would be appropriate for you to receive in return,
prayerfully consider restitution that accounts for rebuilding the                     prayerfully consider restitution that accounts for rebuilding the                     prayerfully consider restitution that accounts for rebuilding the
 relationship in question.                                                             relationship in question.                                                             relationship in question.
Restitution is redemptive when it is coupled with forgiveness.                        Restitution is redemptive when it is coupled with forgiveness.                        Restitution is redemptive when it is coupled with forgiveness.
We are called to breathe grace and redemption to everyone involved.


                                       MEN, ARE YOU                                                     MEN, ARE YOU                                                       MEN, ARE YOU
                                       INTERESTED?                                                      INTERESTED?                                                        INTERESTED?

                                   (Please note change of dates!)                                   (Please note change of dates!)                                     (Please note change of dates!)

           Friday, October 15, 5:00 p.m.                                       Friday, October 15, 5:00 p.m.                                      Friday, October 15, 5:00 p.m.
                       Thru                                                                Thru                                                               Thru
            Saturday, October 16, Noon                                          Saturday, October 16, Noon                                         Saturday, October 16, Noon

         To be held at Camp Carl in Ravenna                                 To be held at Camp Carl in Ravenna                                 To be held at Camp Carl in Ravenna
  This camp is very close to West Branch Reservoir. The cabin we      This camp is very close to West Branch Reservoir. The cabin we     This camp is very close to West Branch Reservoir. The cabin we
   would be staying in has a kitchen, lounge area, a large meeting     would be staying in has a kitchen, lounge area, a large meeting    would be staying in has a kitchen, lounge area, a large meeting
       area in the basement and enough beds to sleep 32 men.               area in the basement and enough beds to sleep 32 men.              area in the basement and enough beds to sleep 32 men.
        You would need to bring a sleeping bag and pillow.                  You would need to bring a sleeping bag and pillow.                 You would need to bring a sleeping bag and pillow.
              There is also a fire ring outside the cabin.                        There is also a fire ring outside the cabin.                       There is also a fire ring outside the cabin.
             With the rental we get 2 hours of gym time.                         With the rental we get 2 hours of gym time.                        With the rental we get 2 hours of gym time.
      Approximate cost: $15-$20 per person                               Approximate cost: $15-$20 per person                               Approximate cost: $15-$20 per person


    To know if we should proceed with plans                             To know if we should proceed with plans                            To know if we should proceed with plans
              and reserve a cabin,                                                and reserve a cabin,                                               and reserve a cabin,
     please indicate your interest by writing                            please indicate your interest by writing                           please indicate your interest by writing
       your name below and place it in the                                 your name below and place it in the                                your name below and place it in the
           offering plate this morning.                                        offering plate this morning.                                       offering plate this morning.
                             Thank you.                                                          Thank you.                                                         Thank you.

         -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --                                -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --                                -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --


      Yes, I am interested in a Men’s Retreat.                           Yes, I am interested in a Men’s Retreat.                           Yes, I am interested in a Men’s Retreat.

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                                (Name)                                                            (Name)                                                             (Name)

				
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