Feb 9th Bulletin

Deadly Sins and Virtues: Pride and Humility

Welcome
Call to Worship
Prayer
10,000 Reasons
Jesus Messiah
Children’s Time
Luke 18:9-14
Confession
Words of Assurance
Rain Down SJ 49
Philippians 2:1-11
Sermon
Touch that Soothes and Heals
Children’s Sunday School begins
Congregational Prayer
Offering and Coin Offering*
Announcements
My Soul Cries Out SS 124
Benediction

*Coin offering for House of Friendship Potato Blitz.
A supervised nursery for children 5 and under is across from the washrooms. Supervisors: Ben Winter and Ashley Drudge. A quieter unsupervised nursery is available in Room 113 (office hallway).

Leading Us in Worship:

Worship Leader – Janessa Otto
Song Leader – Worship Team
Sermon – Pastor Myrna Miller Dyck
Children’s Time – Pam Carter
Congregational Prayer – Joy Wagler

TODAY

Coffee, tea & juice will be served in the fellowship hall following the service.
10:30 a.m. – Children’s Sunday School (preschool to grade 5)
Big idea: Jesus chooses love over rules
11:00 a.m. Jr. Youth (gr. 6-8) and MYF (gr. 9-12+) Sunday School
11:15 a.m. – Congregational Update on planning for our pastoral transition. All are encouraged to attend.

2 – 5 p.m. Rockway Mennonite Collegiate is turning 75! Join us for a very special Founders’ Day Chapel. All are welcome! Visit rockway.ca for more information.

THIS WEEK

Monday
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Volunteers needed to cut wipes at the Thrift Centre .

5 – 8 p.m. Blood Donor Clinic, Steinmann Mennonite fellowship hall.

Tuesday 5 – 8 p.m.- Gym rented

Thursday
9:00 a.m. Tractor Breakfast, special valentine meal prepared by the church kitchen crew. If you would like to attend call the church office by Wed. Cost: $12.00.

Friday
2:30 – 4 p.m.—Alpha program for WO students after school. We are partnering with Wilmot Missionary Church and Youth Unlimited. Please keep the leaders and students in prayer as we explore faith together, perhaps for the first time.

Saturday
2 – 5 p.m. Saeed and Yasmin Maarrawi would like to invite you to attend an open house in the church auditorium to thank their many friends who have supported them over the past three years and also to celebrate the birthdays of Fatima, Ahmad, and Mariam. Come and enjoy cake and ice cream and share your best wishes with the family.

NEXT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16

9:45 a.m. – Deadly Sins and Holy Virtues: Envy and Contentment
Scripture: Genesis 4:1-16; Philippians 4:11b-13
Speaker: Pastor Steve Drudge

KIDSLIFE

Feb. 12 (Wed.) 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Science Night

MYF

Feb 21 (Fri.) 7-10p.m. We are hosting a Wilmot Youth Gym Night with several other local churches! Bring your friends! Lots of gym games, life size dutch blitz, and pizza!

JR. YOUTH

Feb 29 (Sat.) Family Bowling, sign up sheet in church hallway.

SMALL GROUPS

Feb. 18 (Tues.) 6:00 p.m. – Women of Faith will be meeting at the home of Sandra Roth to watch “The Shack.” Bring snacks to share. Note time change. For info call Joy Wagler or Darlene Gingerich.

Feb. 19 (Wed.) 7:30 p.m. Small group meets at Melissa Gingerich’s.

COMING STEINMANN EVENTS

Feb.22 (Sat.) 4 p.m. The Coldest Night of the Year walk in support of Wilmot Family Resource Centre. Join our team, The Steinmann Strollers, and walk with us, or sponsor the Team! You can donate by cash or cheque (payable to Steinmann Mennonite Church) by marking your offering envelopes (by Feb.16th). If you would like to donate on-line, please email Kim Lichti, kimlichti@hotmail.com, and a link will be sent to you. Thank you for your support!

Feb. 22-23 (Sat. – Sun.) Menno Singers Hymn Festival Weekend. Each afternoon will feature a traditional hymn sing, with new compositions from Voices Together and hymn requests. Saturday 3 p.m. at First Mennonite in Kitchener and Sunday 3 p.m. at Steinmann Mennonite. Saturday 7 p.m. at First Mennonite in Kitchener will be a Choral Festive Evensong. More information at mennosingers.com.

Feb 27 (Thurs) 7 p.m. Steinmann Mennonite Church. “They never taught us this in school….” By Dave Neufeld, retired Regional Museum Historian. Come and hear about the highly developed trade, agricultural and botanical knowledge, and deep spiritual connections to the natural world of the people who populated this area before settlers. See poster for more information or contact Gladys Bender.

Feb. 29 (Sat) 7 p.m. Family Fun Night. Bowling at the New Hamburg Lanes. Sign up sheet on the table by the mailboxes.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Feb. 17 (Mon.) 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free Family Day Open House at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp. Come for a fun and relaxing day with your family! Pretzel-making, roasting bannock around the fire, and much more. RSVP to info@hiddenacres.ca or call (519) 625-8602.

Feb. 21 (Fri.) 11 a.m. Listowel, 39th annual heifer sale to raise funds for Mennonite Central Committee. Details at mcco.ca/heifer-sale.

Feb 25 (Tues.) 12—2 p.m. The Kitchen Table, Wilmot Mennonite Church, light lunch, conversation and friendship. Speaker: Fred Redekop. Suggested donation $10/lunch.

March 7 (Sat.) 1:00 pm to 4:15 p.m. the Inter-Mennonite Children’s Choir Training Choir invites children in grades 1-3 to join them at W-K United Mennonite Church. Activities will include learning new pieces, playing some singing games and creating and composing music. This will be a great opportunity for those children who might be interested in joining the choir in Fall 2020 to see what singing in a group is like. For more details and to register, please visit www.mennosingers.com/imcc – Come Let’s Be Singing 2020! or email imcc.conductor@rogers.com

NOTICES

Interested in learning and serving with TOOLS in Toronto this year? We are planning an intergenerational group for July 10-12, 2020. If interested please speak to Pastor Sara or Pastor Steve.

PERSONAL NOTES

Congratulations to Mary Wagler who is celebrating her 86th birthday on Tuesday, February 11.

We, the family of Dora Wagler, wish to convey sincere gratitude for the many prayers and acts of kindness expressed during Mom’s illness. Your continued prayer support and presence is deeply appreciated. Thank you. Jim & Carolyn, Larry & Pat, Myron & Joy

REMEMBER IN PRAYER

From Mennonite Church Eastern Canada:
-The MCEC Executive Minister Search Committee as they process applications.
-A team of Laotian MCEC pastors and leaders who are in Thailand to teach Anabaptist Essentials and encourage church planters and leaders.
-English teachers serving with Mennonite partners in China whose work is on hold due to the coronavirus

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