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GOOD TO KNOW - November 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - October 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - September 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - August 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - July 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - June 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - May 2017 click here.

POSITION OPEN - Adolescent & Family Services Counselor for One-Eighty Youth Program.  Click here for Job Posting Info.

GOOD TO KNOW - April 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - March 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - February 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - January 2017 click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - December click here.

REMINDER for Annual Celebration click here.

GOOD TO KNOW - September

See copy of update sent out in September by clicking here.

GOOD TO KNOW - August

See copy of update sent out in August by clicking here.

GOOD TO KNOW (7/6/16)
HUME LAKE was home last week for hundreds of our youth.  NEXT YEAR/week three (June 25-July 1, 2017) is designated as the week to attend...register early!
MEN IN HD will be offered to our NORCAL men on TWO weekends in 2017.  April 21-23 AND April 28-30, 2017.   This will open up access for more men to attend.  Check it out here.
PHOTO gallery of NORCAL churches, pastors, families and activities are found on instagram, facebook, and our website homepage (click to view).
CHECK out ALL upcoming events listed on our NORCALwebsite events page.
 
DAY EVENT for Pastors/Staff/Leaders
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Brad Brisco- Author of Missional Essentials.  
Held at Oak Hills-Folsom
9:30AM-3:30PM
 
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It is a party!...ANNUAL NORCAL CELEBRATION
OCTOBER 22, 2016
Creekside Christian Church, Elk Grove, CA
8:30AM - 1PM
Complimentary Breakfast 8:15AM-9:00AM
Truck Vendor "Frenchy's Waffles"

 
CELEBRATING
Indian Christian Church of Sacramento is celebrating FOUR years of God's faithfulness!  July 10 at 5pm at 1100 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom, CA 95630

FILLED POSITIONS
One-Eighty new hire for the Executive Director position is Allison McGregor.  CONGRATULATIONS Allison!
OPEN POSITIONS - list updated
NEW opening at Quail Lakes - Stockton has a part-time worship leader position open.  Click here for more detail.
NEW opening at Sunrise Community - Fair Oaks is seeking to hire a full-time, senior administrative assistant to support their Senior Pastor, assist the mission volunteers and coordinate office activities.   Send resume to Anita Williams.   Click here for job description.
Lincoln Hills Community - Associate Pastor Position.
Contact Mike Bradaric for more information
Oak Hills - Folsom is looking for a Part-Time Worship Pastor.
Contact Manuel Luz for more information.
Pleasant Grove - Roseville   Senior Pastor Job Description  
Contact Rick Weber for more information. (Fred Jantz is working as PGCC’s interim pastor for a period of 8 weeks during July, August and part of September.)
Creekside Christian Church - Elk Grove(2 positions)  Junior High and High School Pastor.  If questions please contact Philip Fuller via email
 


GOOD TO KNOW

  • NorCal Worship Leader's Connection Lunch - May 4 11:30AM - 1:30PM Held at Creekside Christian - Elk Grove    Reserve your spot by emailing Rick.
  • First Baptist Elk Grove has changed their name to Creekside Christian Church.
  • FREE offer...NAB Foundation will provide Pastors (at no cost), resources, direction and consultation to assist in the preparation of their estate. No charge for any of the services provided.  It is free, personal, confidential and at Pastor's convenience.  Everything can be done via email or phone. If you are interested or have questions, please email Ron Norman, NAB Foundation President.
  • NORCAL Annual CELEBRATION event will be held Saturday, October 22.


CELEBRATE

  • Temple Baptist - Lodi for the 27 baptisms this year (includes those upcoming on May 15).
  • Oak Hills - Folsom honored Kent and Diane Carlson for 31+ years of ministry.  Kent is serving NAB as VP of Leadership Formation.
  • PUSH PAUSE retreat at Mercy Center Auburn provided time for silence, solitude and prayer.  Thank you Kent Carlson for facilitating!


OPEN POSITIONS

(added 4/25/16)


 


PRAY with:
☐  HORIZON Community currently on a mission trip in Nicaragua.
☐  OAK TREE Community/Steve Steele as they pull building permits and anticipate breaking ground in Elk Grove after January 1st. 
All NORCAL churches during this season.  May our worship & events make a difference in the lives of our church family and community.
☐ NAB Conference - click here for most recent copy of the Intercessor
☐  Steve Kellar in Ethiopia teaching for two weeks with Ancient Promises Timothy Project. 

PRAISE for:
☐ CATALYST-Woodland/Matt VanPeursem - congrats on their 1st Anniversary!
☐ ENCOUNTER-Natomas sent a team of 30 people to Tijuana.
FIRST BAPTIST- Elk Grove for paying off a debt of $1.43 million this past year!
 
UPCOMING/Reminders:
✜ January 14 NorCal Executive will be meeting.  Pray as they plan how best to lead and direct the region.

Come Together - Saturday, February 138:30am-2:30pm FBC Chapel/Elk Grove for a one-day, multi-generational experience.  All generations (ages 12 and up) are encouraged to come.  Cost is $10/person (includes snacks and lunch).  You'll be challenged through a super-engaging presentation from AXIS, helping upcoming generations to think clearly and critically about what they believe.  Register at www.fbceg.org

NAB Youth Leader's Summit 2016 - March 29-April 1 in Mexico.  View video...register now.  If you want to visit directly to someone about this opportunity, contact Joe Broesamle
 
Men in HD RETREAT will be held April 22-24, 2015
Registration opens Feb 1, 2016.  Guest speaker is Josh Mcdowell. 
CLICK HERE for website and more information.  Men In HD stands for Men In His Design.  If you are new to Men In HD, and want to learn more feel free to call Steve H. at 916-365-6056 or e-mail steve_heller@sbcglobal.net.

✜ IF you haven’t changed the NORCAL website link on your church’s website please do so….www.norcalnab.org (old website is no longer active).

NORCAL has new STUDENT MINISTRY facebook pageCheck it out.

✜ Let us know what your church is celebrating, where you are sending mission teams or what challenges you are facing.  We would love to pray and celebrate with you.
(added 12/1/15)


Light to the World – Orangevale, celebrated their 1st Anniversary as a church and ordained Arthur Popov on October 25th.  Congratulations!
 
Disciples Church – Folsom, celebrated their 6th Anniversary on October 25 and started a second worship service earlier this fall.  
 
Catalyst - Woodland celebrated the 20th baptism since starting public worship 10 months ago.
 
Last month we alerted you to the need of a sound board and trailer for Living Hope - Roseville.  BOTH were provided thanks to NorCal congregations – thank you to Disciples and LIFEhouse!  
 
☐  LIFEhouse – Rocklin,  continues the search for someone to fill their Family Ministry position.  This is a full-time position. Contact James Berteig jamesberteig@gmail.com if you have a recommendation.
 
NOTE:
✜ Access to RM-Rick Weber audio challenge is available on NorCal website - (taken during the October 24th NorCal Annual Meeting 2015).  ✜ NorCal on-going updates are also provided on our Facebook page and/or website
 
UPCOMING:
✜ November 19th - all Youth/Student Ministries staff and leaders from NorCal churches are invited to lunch at First Baptist Church-Elk Grove.  If you know of youth leaders that did not receive the official invitation please contact Rick Weber or Joe Broesamle.
 
✜ November 8th (10AM) Grace Family will celebrate the completion of their new facility at 7031 Watt Avenue, North Highlands, CA

✜ January 14 NorCal Executive will be meeting.  Pray as they plan how best to lead and direct the region.
 
Men in HD RETREAT will be held April 22-24, 2015
Registration opens Feb 1, 2016.  
Guest speaker is Josh Mcdowell. 
CLICK HERE for website and more information.  Men In HD stands for Men In His Design.  If you are new to Men In HD, and want to learn more feel free to call Steve H. at 916-365-6056 or e-mail steve_heller@sbcglobal.net.

(added 10/26/15

 

   First Baptist Lodi has three mission trips upcoming.  Steve Jordan & Bill Davis - Mission trip to Huichol Indians; the Family Mexico Mission Team & the Tanzania Team. 

    First Baptist, Lodi celebrated the ordination of Tim Nielson on Sunday, September 27th.   Tim has served on staff at First Baptist for ten years where he serves as Pastor of 5th-8th Grade. 


(posted 9/27/15)


     Pray for Clarence Walth, Carlo Walth and family as they grieve the loss of Dorene.  A memorial celebration of her life is was held 9/18/15 at Sunrise Community Church.  Clarence and Dorene planted Willow Rancho Church in the 1960’s and have been a significant part of NorCal and NAB history.

    Lighthouse in Rocklin has named James Berteig as Lead Pastor.  Pray for James and Lighthouse as they move through a time of transition.  Lighthouse is also searching for a family ministry pastor.

    Disciples Church went to two services last Sunday.  Pray for Stu as he leads the congregation and has started his role with the NAB International Office as VP of Ministry Advancement.

    Living Hope and Mark Dahlin need a trailer for storage - if you know of someone or you have one they can use please contact Mark markdahlin@yahoo.com

    Consider a response to the devastating fires experienced in Northern California.  Southern Baptist Disaster Relief www.csbc.com/disasterrelief and the Salvation Army www.salvationarmy.usawest.org are two organizations you might consider connecting with to help provide relief.

    Quail Lakes in Stockton is partnering with “World Help” this month to supply 2000 care packages to refugees on the boarder of Macedonia and Greece including an Arabic New Testament.

    Congratulations to Tony Campos, Casa de Luz for being accepted into Sioux Falls Seminary’s Kairos track.  Kairos is an innovative way to keep people in current ministry while earning a degree under the supervision of a mentor team.   Check it out at sfseminary.edu/prospective-students/programs/kairos/

    Matt Van Peursen at Catalyst Woodland has found Elvanto, an online church management system, very helpful in tracking guests, scheduling and communicating with volunteers, child check in system, etc.  www.elvanto.comIf you have found something that has worked well for improving systems in your context let us know.  You can contact Mattat mattvanp@gmail.com

    First Baptist, Lodi will be ordaining Tim Nielson on Sunday, September 27th.   Tim has served on staff at First Baptist for ten years where he serves as Pastor of 5th-8th Grade. 

(posted 9/18/15)


Living Hope sent 3 people to Africa.  They dedicated three wells and showed the Jesus film.  One of the wells serves 6000 people per day.  Water and Living Water were provided!


Please pray for Hispanics for Christ (NAB Affiliate) as they continue to seek a visa for Sorin Crivceag to come to the US from Romania in order to plant a church in Salem, OR with West Hills Community.   HFC has been working on this for almost one year.   Sorin is a gifted church planter and West Hills has a great opportunity to reach Spanish speaking people in the region.   


A note of celebration from Horizon Community in Galt as they baptized 33 people on August 9th.