Announcements

The latest announcements for you & your family to stay up-to-date at LIFEhouse Church.

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There's always something great happening at LIFEhouse Church for you and your family. Explore our full calendar of upcoming services and events!

Announcements

Teachers Needed: The WorldChangers Children's Ministry has relaunched for infants-grade 5 as of Sunday, Nov. 10! We are still looking for volunteers interested in teaching nursery or elementary school ages. Contact admin@lifehousegroton.com if you have any questions. Children are not to be left unsupervised in the church without authorized, adult LIFEhouse personnel during service and throughout the week.


Help a Child in Need this Christmas: Drop off your Operation Christmas Child boxes off at LIFEhouse by Sunday, Nov. 17 and help a child in need this Christmas! Find out how to pack a box here. There is a table setup at LIFEhouse where you can pick up tags for your box or print your own at home! Please bring your box to the table wrapped or unwrapped.


Thanksgiving Food Donations Needed: The New London Homeless Hospitality Center Thanksgiving Dinner LIFEhouse Outreach will be on Sunday, Nov. 24. Planning to make a dish to donate? Sign up here by Tuesday, Nov. 19 at midnight to let us know what you're bringing!

Please drop off your donations at the LIFEhouse kitchen before or right after service on Sunday, Nov. 24. We are looking for people to cook/donate the following items:


- Cooked turkeys with gravy (Three 15lb or more needed)

- Mashed potatoes (3 casseroles)

- Stuffing (1 casserole needed)

- Vegetable sides (green beans, corn, etc - 2 casseroles)

- Large pies (pumpkin, apple, etc - 3 needed)

- Cornbread (2 large casseroles)

- Dinner rolls (3 bags)

- Butter (2 boxes of butter sticks)

- Cookies (assorted)

- Drinks (6 bottles soda, 2 gallons cider needed)

- Cranberries (4 cans in small containers)


Ornament Decorating Class: Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 6pm at LIFEhouse Church; $5/person - this class is a great event to invite unchurched friends and family who might not know Jesus yet; it is meant to be a time of fellowship and fun. We will have invitations to our Christmas service at the event! Register here


The Arrival: Four Weeks of Advent at LIFEhouse: This Christmas season at LIFEhouse, join us at 10am each week as we celebrate Jesus' arrival for FOUR SUNDAYS of Advent, beginning on December 1 and ending with our Christmas Service and Celebration on December 22!


Christmas Service + Celebration: On Sunday, December 22 we will be having a special service at 10am, followed by a Christmas Celebration featuring food, desserts, activities, and family Polaroid Christmas photos (take home one print out and receive a digital copy via email). Let us know you're going and invite your friends and family on our Facebook event here.

Special Events

Saturday 11/16: Men's Breakfast | Downstairs at LIFEhouse, 9:30-11am - free and open to everyone


Sunday 12/1: Members Appreciation Dinner | New London Holiday Inn, 6pm - it will be an evening of worship, fellowship and thanking our members for all they do to serve our community of faith. $5/person or $10/family. Reserve your spot with cash or check to Chelsea Rodriguez! Email admin@lifehousegroton.com with questions or if you are interested in attending a membership class.


Sunday 12/22: Christmas Service & Celebration | Our Advent series “The Arrival” will conclude with a message on “The Arrival: Jesus” - and join us after service downstairs for appetizers, desserts, free family Polaroid photos, and festive activities for children and adults! 🎄

Ongoing Events

LIFE GROUPS: There are five Life Groups offered each week (see the Calendar for dates, locations and times) for men, women, both men and women, and young adults - if none of the current groups work for you, contact us and we'll help you out! They are just as important as Sunday morning services; connect with others, discuss sermon-based questions, and get plugged into our community.


INTERCESSORY PRAYER: Every Monday night from 6:30-8pm, join us at LIFEhouse to pray for our church, our leaders, our community, and beyond. Contact Nicole Johnson if you have any questions at nsjhello@gmail.com.


WILDFIRE YOUTH GROUP: Every Friday night at 6:30pm, youth in grades 6-12 can attend WILDFire Youth Group for an awesome night of fun, games and worship! Contact Josiah Yano (860)984-0336 with any questions.


HOMELESS HOSPITALITY CENTER OUTREACH: Every fourth Sunday of the month, we are looking for people to donate dishes (drop off at LIFEhouse by 6:10pm) or serve a meal at the HHC in New London with us as we pray and worship there, together.