August 4th Bulletin

Steinmann Mennonite Church
August 4, 2019

Creature • Creation • Creator

And when Jesus had been baptized …he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. (Matthew 3:16)

Call to Worship

Like the murmur of a dove’s song HWB 29

God of the earth, the sky, the sea HWB 53

Psalm 55:1-8

Prayer in silence

All Who Are Thirsty

Matthew 3:13-17

Children’s time


The Spirit is a Dove VT 15

Congregational Prayer



Come, gracious Spirit HWB 303 v.1


KIDS: Can you find where flat Jesus is today?

Leading Us In Worship:
Worship leader – Kim Lichti
Song leader—Tim Miller Dyck
Pianist—Doris Martin
Children’s time – Rick Brenneman
Sermon—Pastor Steve Drudge
Congregational prayer—Joy Wagler


Coffee, tea & juice will be served in the fellowship hall following the service. A basket will be available for coin offerings toward Mennonite Central Committee school kits.


Monday (church office closed)

7 p.m.—Baseball meeting.

7 p.m.— A Night To Inspire (Terry Fox Run fundraiser), at Steinmann Mennonite Church. Enjoy a wonderful evening of inspirational speakers and musical entertainment. Admission by donation.

Friday – Sunday
Steinmann Church Family Camping at Hidden Acres, 1921 Line 37, New Hamburg.
Saturday 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come, sit around the fire and enjoy hot dogs, corn on the cob, and s’mores. Bring lawn chairs.

Next Sunday 10:30 a.m. Worship Service at Hidden Acres Camp. Speaker: Brandon Gingerich. Potluck lunch. Bring food to share, your own table service and lawn chairs.

8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Coach Trip to Six Nations of the Grand River. Tour Chiefswood and Chapel of the Mohawks. Cost: $55.00/person. See poster for more details. Contact Gail Cuthbert Brandt 519-684-7060 or to reserve. Deadline is today (August 5th).


Aug. 10 (Sat.) 2 p.m.-Beach Day at Hidden Acres. Bring snacks to share! Drinks will be provided. Invited to join the rest of the congregation for Corn Roast at 6 p.m.


Aug. 12-16 (Mon.-Fri.) 8:50 -11:30 a.m.-Baden Summer Bible Camp
Register on the church website. Needed: If you have large indoor artificial greenery (trees, vines, tropical plants, undecorated Christmas trees, etc.) that you would be willing to lend to be used for decorations during the Baden Summer Bible Camp please e-mail or call 519-662-2861 to arrange a pick-up time. Your willingness to share these items is appreciated, Rick and Ardys.

Aug. 15 (Thurs.) 6 p.m.—MEDA Waterloo Annual BBQ, RSVP by Aug. 8th online or phone 800-665-7026, see back bulletin board for details.

Aug. 18 (Sun.) 2—5 p.m.—Pastor Sara’s 30th Birthday Open House. All are invited to the family farm 656891 Rd 15, Tavistock. Bring your own lawn chairs. There will be food, games, piñata, and time to enjoy the farm and the pond. Parents of young children please bring your own life jackets. There will be a photo with all the kids at 3 p.m. Hope to see you there!

Aug. 18 (Sun.) 2:30 p.m.—Detweiler Meetinghouse. The Fair Wind sings and plays acoustically, the traditional music of England, Ireland and Scotland. Everyone welcome. More information: Laurence Martin, 519-504-4591.

Sept. 20 – 22 (Fri.–Sun.) Men’s Retreat at Silver Lake Mennonite Camp. For more details visit

Sept. 29 (Sun.) – Save the date! Hymn sing, potluck, and pie auction to raise funds for the new hymnal, Voices Together, coming in 2020.


Reminder send your photos of Flat Jesus, wherever he’s going with you this summer … the beach, camping, or just hanging out at home. Send photos to

Pastor Myrna Miller Dyck will be on vacation from August 3 – 9.

Wendy Wagler, Church Accountant will be working remotely Aug 7—16. Please feel free to reach out through email accountant@smchurch or leave a message with Dawna through the church 519-634-8311.

Did you receive your June 24 issue of Canadian Mennonite? Some readers did not due to a problem with the mailing label. Please contact us at or 1-800-378-2524 x 221.


• Congratulations to Erma Steinmann, who is celebrating her 89th birthday Wednesday August 7th.


• Pray that participants in Baden Summer Bible Camp, August 12-16 will experience Jesus’ care.

• Please pray for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo and for those whose families live there as a public health emergency of international concern has been declared following a recent outbreak of Ebola.

Steinmann Mennonite Church 1316 Snyder's Road West Baden, Ontario Canada N3A 3K8 Founded: 1824