NW Weekly for January 8, 2023

Sharon Metzger


Sun, Jan 8                    Northwest Mission Center worship, Butler Middle School, 10am


Wed, Jan 11                Midweek, Butler Middle School, 7pm


Sun, Jan 15                 Northwest Mission Center worship, Butler Middle School, 10am

Sun, Jan 22                 Northwest Mission Center worship, Butler Middle School, 10am

Sun, Jan 29                 Northwest Mission Center worship, Butler Middle School, 10am


Welcome 2023!

Please join our midweek this Wednesday, January 11, 7pm, at Butler Middle School, to learn more about our plans for 2023 and how we plan to “Hear His Voice, Proclaim His Name, and Write the Future” in the Northwest! We are meeting early to encourage everyone to be there—adults and kids.

Children’s Ministry Changes

Starting this month, we will have classes that meet for the entire service. You can check your child in starting at 9:45am. Please remember to take your child to the bathroom beforehand and provide a peanut-free snack.

Class during entire worship service:

·       Infant class for 6 months to 2 year olds in the health room (2nd room on the left heading toward the auditorium).

·       Preschool class in the library.

In worship service until the fellowship break, then class:

·       Kindergarten through 3rd grade in the cafeteria.

·       Preteens in the gym.

Marriage Retreat, Registration Open

Friday–Sunday, February 24–26, married couples are invited to gather at the Westin Portland Harborview (Portland, Maine), with couples from Northern New England for a weekend of inspiring and practical lessons, great fellowship, and time to focus specifically on connecting as spouses. Chip and Ruby Mitchell are our guest speakers this year. We look forward to our own self-discovery, refreshing marital tools, and inspiration for our “Legacy of Love.”

For complete information and to register:


·               Registration: $55 per couple (For in-person or online attendance)

·               Room Rate: $139 per night (includes all taxes, fees, and parking for one car per room)

·               Registration includes Saturday evening dance with desserts and beverages

·               Breakfast buffet: $50 (all inclusive) per couple.

Online Support Groups

Recovery Groups

Contact a leader for schedules and links.

Men’s Freedom Group
    Dan Key, 603-943-3656

Women’s Partners in Freedom Group
    Gail Scott-Key, 978-996-0694

Chemical Recovery Groups
    Men: Peter Hirmer, 978-888-3534
    Women: Rowena Hirmer, 978-888-3535

Lazarus Group, Saturdays

The Lazarus Group is a support group for those with various disabilities. Contact Ron DiBerto (ronalddiberto@...) for meeting times and other information.

Cultural Mixer

On Saturday, February 4, 10am, the European Missions Society is sponsoring a Cultural Mixer on Zoom. This is an opportunity to meet, fellowship, and pray for Ukraine. Register at www.euromissions.org > What’s New.

Prayer Requests

Continue to pray for peace in Ukraine, for those affected by COVID-19, and for Alexa DiBisceglie, Aaron Dollar, Michael Gloor, Michael Lamb, Mary Jo Roche, Alan Roscoe, Rafe Shropshire, and Vicki Yib.