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November 2014 Newsletter

ENOCH of New Jersey e-Newsletter

November 2014

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FROM THE PRESIDENT'S DESK

Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Praise the LORD, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits-- Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases, who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. - Psalm 103: 1-5

A Time of Praise and Thanksgiving

As we head into the month of Thanksgiving, we all have so much to be thankful for. This year my family is very thankful as my mother-in-law will be cooking Thanksgiving dinner for the first time in two years. She had some health issues that kept her from having the family gathering. But God intervened and she is feeling so much better.

I am sure we all know those who are less fortunate than us. I see it around me every day. The Bayshore area of New Jersey, were I live and work, is still suffering from the effects of Superstorm Sandy. A family in our own church finally moved into their new home after almost 2 years because of Sandy. We are rejoicing over God's faithfulness!

Though the fig tree may not blossom, Nor fruit be on the vines; Though the labor of the olive may fail, And the fields yield no food; Though the flock may be cut off from the fold, And there be no herd in the stalls-- Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation. The Lord God is my strength; He will make my feet like deer's feet, And He will make me walk on my high hills. - Habakkuk 3:17-19

2014 has had its ups and downs. Even as I write this, my wife is in the hospital waiting to be released. But as the verse from Habakkuk mentions above, "yet I will rejoice in the Lord." Maybe home educating your children did not go as planned. Maybe, you've had to help with a family member's health. Don't look at what is happening around you. Join me in praise and worship to our faithful God. Remind yourself of His character.

Make this a joyful Thanksgiving!

Rich Millward
President

URGENT NEEDS! ENOCH EVENTS AND NEWS!

ENOCH is looking for your help! ENOCH has volunteer positions available. If you have a heart to serve and can help us, we would love to have you. Here are some areas we have open.

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Newsletter person- computer experience especially with HTML programming.

Silent Auction Coordinator - this job runs from December through the convention. You must be able to contact perspective donors during business hours. Some computer knowledge a plus.

Box Tops for Education Coordinator - Organize and mail in BoxTops when due. This job can be tedious. Some organizational skills would be helpful.

Office Manager - this job consists of answering emails and checking our voicemail, forward messages to appropriate Board members, upkeep data records and mailing lists. Computer experience, time, and a desire to serve homeschoolers of New Jersey would aid us tremendously. We are calling on this younger generation to come up and stand with us. Please contact our Office with your contact information and we will get back to you. Email: (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

HELP SUPPORT ENOCH! TUPPERWARE FUNDRAISING PARTY

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Do you use Tupperware? Do you want to help support ENOCH? From Nov.4th - Nov. 25th you can do both! ENOCH is having a Tupperware Party. Click here and begin your shopping experience! This way you can get the Tupperware you enjoy and a portion goes to support ENOCH!

BOXTOPS for EDUCATION

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You all know that ENOCH earns money by you sending us box tops, but did you know that you could also help ENOCH earn money by entering contests and shopping on-line? And you’re not going to believe how easy it is! Join Boxtops for Education and pick ENOCH as the school that you are going to support. Click BOXTOPS for EDUCATION and then "Sign Up to Support your School." In the lower right hand corner, put in the zip code 07735 and then click "FIND YOUR SCHOOL." Click on ENOCH's name and fill out the simple form! Explore the awesome site, enter some fun contests, let the kids play a game or two, do some online shopping, even print coupons for your next shopping trip with items that have BOXTOPS! Clip the BOXTOPS and send them on in! So far ENOCH has earned over $500. This has helped us greatly and we appreciate anything you could do for us.

Send them to:
ENOCH of N J
15 Manchester Ave.
Keyport, NJ 07735
 Remember that every little bit helps support ENOCH! Thank you again!

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PUBLICATION DATES

ENOCH of NJ e-Newsletter NEXT DEADLINE PLEASE NOTE CHANGES IN DATES OF DEADLINES BELOW!

Here are the deadlines for the upcoming ENOCH of NJ e-Newsletters. The deadlines are firm and coordinated so that we can get you a fresh newsletter by the first of each month. Thanks.

December 2014: Monday, November 24th
January 2015: Monday, December 29th
February 2015: Saturday, January 24th
March 2015: Monday, February 23rd
April 2015: Monday, March 23rd
May 2015: Friday, April 24th
June 2015: Monday,May 25th

Send all submissions to (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). This deadline serves the purpose of allowing time for editing and formatting the newsletter in order that time-sensitive information can be posted and mailed in a timely manner. Final editing begins at the deadline. Submissions prior to the deadline are always welcome and encouraged. Submissions received after the deadline are not guaranteed to appear in the newsletter.Posting and emailing is normally by the 1st of the month (except for the June issue).Thanks for your help in getting the newsletter delivered promptly.

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