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February 2017 Newsletter

FEBRUARY - 2017 NEWSLETTER

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Greetings from the President’s desk;

I am hoping that your 2017 started well and is moving in a positive direction. If has begun well - GREAT to hear! Take the time to be an encouragement to others, while you are personally encouraged.

Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, 1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5:11-a‬ (‭KJV)‬

“Rejoice evermore.” ‭‭1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5:16‬ (‭KJV)‬

And if your year has not begun as you have expected, please do not lose heart. Seek the Lord for continued wisdom and direction.

“Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the Lord.”
‭‭1 Chronicles‬ ‭16:10‬ ‭KJV‬‬.

GREAT NEWS!!!

Our ENOCH Convention (Early Bird) Registration Is NOW OPEN!!! Please spread the word. We are looking forward to VERY encouraging and uplifting time, on April 22, 2017. The yearly conference is for "ALL HOMESCHOOLERS - NEWBIES AND SEASONED HOMESCHOOLERS ALIKE"! So very many benefits and blessings - don' miss out on this VERY special day of great support, encouragement and assistance to you through a wonderfully scheduled program with great speakers, workshops, support materials, and a really exciting "Children's Program"! Spacing is limited for the Children's Program s0 do not delay - jump on it and register quickly and early!

“That I may come unto you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed.”
‭‭Romans‬ ‭15:32‬ ‭KJV‬‬

Come And Be Refreshed In Your Spirit!!

Come And Be Refreshed In Your Purpose!!

Please keep ENOCH in your prayers.

Looking forward to seeing you all there.

May God Bless You Richly!

David A. West

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ENOCH EVENTS AND NEWS!

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 Boxtops to:
Deborah O'Brien
c/o ENOCH of NJ
90 Nottingham Drive
Brick, NJ 08724

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SUPPORT ENOCH

Support ENOCH when you shop on Amazon! Click here a link your shopping to Amazon Smiles. Find Education Network of Christian Homeschoolers (ENOCH) of NJ. A percentage of your shopping is donated to ENOCH!

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All homeschooling families are encouraged to join Home School Legal Defense Association now and use ENOCH's special discount rate!

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ENCOURAGING WORDS

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Influence the life of a child

Author Unknown

"When you thought I wasn't looking...

I saw you hang my first painting on the refrigerator, and I immediately wanted to paint another one.

I saw you feed a stray cat, and I learned that it was good to be kind to animals.

I saw you make my favorite cake for me and I learned that little things can be the special things in life.

I heard you say a prayer, and I knew there is a God I could always talk to and I learned to trust in God.

I saw you make a meal and take it to a friend who was sick, and I learned that we all have to help take care of each other.

I saw you give of your time and money to help people who had nothing and I learned that those who have something should give to those who don't.

I felt you kiss me good night and I felt loved and safe.

I saw you take care of our house and everyone in it and I learned we have to take care of what we are given.

I saw how you handled your responsibilities, even when you didn't feel good, and I learned that I would have to be responsible when I grow up.

I saw tears come from your eyes and I learned that sometimes things hurt, but its all right to cry.

I saw that you cared and I wanted to be everything I could be.

I watched you, and I learned most of life's lessons I need to know to be a good and productive person when I grow up.

I looked at you and wanted to say, 'Thanks for all the things I saw when you thought I wasn't looking.'"

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Each one of us - whether parent, grandparent or friend - can influence the life of a child... Be a GOOD and GODLY influence. We are molding and changing the lives of our children, tis a great and awesome responsibility before the LORD... We are impacting the world...

SHINE EVER SO BRIGHTLY IN THIS VERY DARK WORLD!

 

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The Bible

We believe that the Bible is the inerrant, inspired word of God—the final authority for all truth and practice. In other words, it is God’s handbook for life. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NKJV) tells us, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.”

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NEEDED LEGISLATIVE LIAISON

We are looking for a person or two who would serve as a liaison for HSLDA and ENOCH in serving the homeschool community and the politicians in Trenton. Liaison should possess knowledge in the legislative process in New Jersey, including how a bill is introduced, the hearing and voting requirements of the N.J. Assembly and Senate, as well as the governor’s final approval. Liaison must also be familiar with the regulatory agencies and law in New Jersey where such agencies or laws could have an impact on home education. These include the Department of Education, the Division of Family Services, and the Child Advocate’s Office. Other responsibilities would include: interfacing with HSLDA regarding legal threats to homeschooling freedoms in New Jersey; communicate to the ENOCH board regarding any local, state, national or international threats to homeschooling freedoms; communicate in writing – clearly outlining any threat to home education along with any recommended actions; communicate orally – to testify at Senate or Assembly hearings, and as needed with regulatory agencies; to recommend to the ENOCH board how and what to communicate to the public, including the press, regarding home education and any bills or laws related to homeschooling in New Jersey. Contact David West at (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Recreational Swim for Homeschooled Students

CLEP Tutoring Studio

Story & Craft Hour at Historic Cold Spring Village Welcome Center

Duke University - Summer Session

Fellowship for Performing Arts

Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education

A Special One Night Movie - Is Genesis History?

Liberty Hall Museum Home School Day

Piano & Vocal Instruction

Princeton University Art Museum

The Gloucester County Christian Home Schoolers Association

PUBLICATION DATES

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