Abundant Life
Abundant Life Fellowship
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NEW WATERFORD – Have useable but unneeded clothing, purses, belts, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, curtains or stuffed animals?
Abundant Life Fellowship now has a drop-off shed for all such items that is accessible 24 hours a day.
Provided by St. Pauly Textile Inc. of Farmington, N.Y., the shed is a collection site for good, clean clothing of all kinds along with other items that will be distributed to those in need across the United States and to developing countries worldwide.
All items should be put into plastic bags before being deposited into the shed, located at the northwest corner of the church parking lot. Items not accepted include toys, household goods, pillows, books, furniture, electronics, fabric scraps or garbage.
Receipts are available at the shed for those wishing to receive a tax deduction.
The church is located at 46469 State Route 46 in New Waterford.


Calling hours, celebration of life service for Pastor Don Stevenson, who finished his race Tuesday

NEW WATERFORD - Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Abundant Life Fellowship for Pastor Don Stevenson, founder of the church, who passed away Tuesday morning in Florida.

A celebration of life service will begin at 4:30 in the sanctuary.

Set the Captives Free series of teachings, ministry to begin June 4 with concert by Teen Challenge

NEW WATERFORD - A new Sunday night teaching and ministry series will begin at 7 p.m. June 4 with Teen Challenge leading the kickoff.
Young men in the Youngstown-based Teen Challenge program will lead worship and share testimonies that night as part of the launch of Abundant Life's summer "Set the Captives Free" series that will run eight weeks. 
Senior Pastor Jeff Schoch will teach and members of the church will minister to people who have needs throughout the series. The purpose of the series is to bring freedom to all who are struggling with specific problems or issues in everyday life. Everybody is welcome, and the church is encouraging all to invite friends and family members who may be dealing with a specific problem. 
In addition to the launch night, the remaining of the schedule includes the following dates and topics of teaching and ministry:
June 11: Addiction
June 25: Identity
July 2: Abuse
July 16: Depression
July 30: Economics
Aug. 20: Direction
Aug. 27: Celebration Concert
Those dates are the only times evening services will be conducted during the summer. 
Schoch will present an overview of the series, including an explanation of how it came about, during the 10:30 a.m. service June 4. 

New ALF cookbooks still available

NEW WATERFORD - Abundant Life Fellowship has put together a new hard-cover cookbook that is now available for purchase for $15.
A metal rack to hold the book while preparing a recipe comes with each purchase. They are available after every morning worship service. 
All proceeds from book sales will go toward medical expenses of two church members who have undergone cancer treatments.

Our Valley Prayer continues at Upper Room

COLUMBIANA - The Upper Room Fellowship on Sponseller Road continues to host Our Valley Prayer, a weekly regional prayer gathering at 7 p.m. every Tuesday.



Welcome to Abundant Life Fellowship in New Waterford, Ohio. We are a nondenominational church grounded in biblical teaching, intimate worship, and love for one another and the community around us. At Abundant Life Fellowship, everyone is welcome, so please come visit us! During the Jan. 8 service, Senior Pastor Jeff Schoch will unveil an important word for the new year. Come with anticipation. Exciting things are happening and on the horizon.