January 10, 2016

And without faith it is impossible to please God, 

because anyone who comes to him must believe that

he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.

Hebrews 11:6


Welcome and Church News

Worship Songs

     All Of My Days

     Blessed Be Your Name

     Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

     God You Reign


Offering [Grades K—5 go to NovaKids]

Scripture: Colossians 1:1-8

Sermon: Grow Healthy


Refreshment schedule

Next week people with last names M-R are providing Plaza Time refreshments, serving and cleaning up. 


     9:30 a.m. Worship Service

     10:45 a.m. Plaza Time (refreshments)

     11:15 a.m. Classes


A new ten week Small Group quarter begins the week of January 17. To sign-up for a group, fill out a small group flier and drop it in the offering plate. For more information, visit the small group table on the plaza after the service.

Nova Ladies are invited to a Mug and Muffin event on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at the Giampaoli home (21605 Evalyn Avenue). Bring a mug to share in a plain paper bag. Please RSVP no later than Wednesday, January 20, to Erika Gellner (310-650-4327), Dorothy Landino (310-542-2207), or Alesia Giampaoli (310-543-9074).

The annual Choir Workshop led by Dr Gary Bonner will be held on Friday, February 5 (7:00 - 9:30 p.m.) and Saturday, February 6 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) at Christ Lutheran Church in Brea. Anyone interested in learning music and developing your singing skills is welcome to attend with the Nova choir! Call Donna D'Amico (310-329-5262) for more details & carpool info.

Nova’s next Feeding the Hungry ministry will be serving a meal to those in need this Friday, January 22 at 5:00 p.m. To volunteer or donate, sign up on the plaza under the pavilion.

Every fourth Saturday of the month, a team from Nova goes to a local laundromat and provides free laundry services to needy people in our community. The next opportunity to help is January 23. To volunteer or donate visit the Laundry Love table on the Plaza or email Jaime Mancilla (jaimemancilla@gmail.com).

The Prayer Team is available after the worship service in the Fireside Room. You may also request prayer or be added to the list of those who receive prayer requests through email at Prayer@NovaChurch.org.

If you are serving in a ministry at Nova, you are invited to the Leadership Collective on Sunday, January 31 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Nova’s servant leaders will gather for an evening of worship, encouragement and vision-casting. We will also have dinner and share the Lord’s Supper together. Come hear about what God is doing at Nova, and join the discussion on where He may be leading us in the days to come! Childcare before dinner will be provided. RSVP to 310-371-1274 or mail@novachurch.org.