Introduction to Stewardship

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You may have heard in church that it is important to “be a good steward.” Don’t worry if you are unsure what that means. “Steward” is a word rarely used in our everyday conversations. Let’s begin by defining what a steward is. Nowadays, outside the church context, the word “steward” is commonly used to describe the position of a person who works on a ship or airplane. Their job is to keep the passengers safe and ensure everything is in order for a safe and enjoyable trip. However, in the Bible, when we are told to be a good steward, we are not told to sign up as a flight attendant or housekeeping staff on a boat. The word “steward” translated from the Greek … Read More

School Supply Drive

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New World will sponsoring a school supply drive for our neighboring schools, Heather Glen Elementary and O’Banion Middle School.Sunday (August 1st) we will have bins out for each grade level so that you can simply drop your bag(s) of supplies in the corresponding bin.This year we are saving these supplies to out to teachers in January to replace those things lost or depleted. This way we can really bless these teachers with an abundance of supplies to re-stock their classroom in the New Year. “If you are not able to pick up your list at church, please go to this link and download the list you prefer. Heather Glen List K-5 O’Banion Middle School 6-8

What Do You Say? Thank You!

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The Roman philosopher Cicero once said that gratitude is the parent of all virtues. It’s not difficult to see how this would be true. Gratitude is a virtue that contains many other virtues. For example, to be genuinely grateful to someone or for something, one must also be humble, generous, and kind. This is why, as parents, we spend so much time teaching gratitude to our kids. After you take your child out for ice cream, or to the zoo, or put dinner on the table, there is that familiar refrain: “What do you say?” The child, prompted, shouts: “Thank you!” One day, hopefully, they will not need to be prompted anymore. In the meantime, you solicit the “thank you” … Read More

New World Summer Schooler Camp

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New World Summer Schooler Camp is filled with nonstop fun and learning! Come soak up the beach fun with our crew. Ages Kindergarten through 5th grade. Full time and part time hours are available. Call now 972-279-8393 for reservations.