June 20, 2021 Bulletin

June 20, 2021

Core Teams Feature Series

Part 3. Faith Formation



Call to worship


Praise to the Lord, the Almighty                VT 88

Rain Down                                                       VT 703

Faith Formation at a Glance

Children’s Time

Luke 10:25-37

Sermon: Formed by Love, for Love

Seeds                                                                  VT 777

18th Birthday Blessing

Congregational prayer



Jesus, be the center                                         VT 584




Leading Us in Worship:

Worship Leader: Suzanne Bender

Children’s Time: Winter Family

Sermon and Prayer: Pastor Sara Erb


TODAY 11:00 a.m. Coffee Time on Zoom

Adult Education cancelled


With Ontario Reopening Stage 1, our capacity for attending in-person worship services and funerals is 50 people. Livestreaming will continue. If you have any questions, please contact the church office.


Congratulations! The spirit of generosity is alive and well at Steinmann’s! After only two weeks into our Attawapiskat Water on Wheels fund raising project we have already received $8845.00 in online donations and designated cheques. This translates into approximately 36 wagons that make it easier to transport jugs of safe, potable water from two community filling stations. Our goals was 20 wagons at $250. each. Praise God! Chief Nakogee and the residents of Attawapiskat extend their appreciation for your generous assistance. We will continue to welcome your financial support for this project until the end of the month. Please give directly to Mennonite Central Committee’s Giving Registry at https://bit.ly/2R9z0Ti.  Or make cheques payable to Mennonite Central Committee with “Water on Wheels” on the memo line.  The Peace and Justice Committee


Next Sunday June 27


9:45 a.m. Livestream and up to 50 people in-person worship

Core Team Focus: Resourcing Team

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:12-20

Meditation: Pastor Steve Drudge


11:00 a.m.  Coffee Time on Zoom




June 24 (Thurs.) 7:30 pm. Meeting on Zoom


Coming Steinmann Events


June 25 (Fri.) – Meal to the Land Protectors at Land Back Lane in

Caledonia. Your contribution to this meal is a way to work at improved relationships between Indigenous and Settlers. If you would like to contribute please message gladysbender@hotmail.com


August 9-13 Save the date for Baden Summer Bible Camp. Length, time of day and specific activities to be decided based on what is safely possible with reopening steps at that time. More information coming as we have it.


Hidden Acres Camp has been informed that they will not be allowed to have group camping again this summer.  We will not have our annual church camping weekend, Saturday evening campfire or Sunday morning worship service in August 2021. However, individual family camping sites are available on August 6-8  as well as July 16-25 and August 20-29. To book a site go to https://hiddenacres.ca/.


Community Events

June 21 (Mon.) 8 pm. Mennonite Central Committee screening of the short film, Butterfly Moment that documents the creation of a memorial to a young Cree education advocate from Attawapiskat First Nation.  Learn more and register at https://bit.ly/3xpOodZ.



Recently we have received notes of thanks from:

–           Mennonite Church Eastern Canada for $735 given for Meserete Kristos Seminary, Ethiopia that can be traced to SMC

–           Mennonite Central Committee for recent donations of comforters for vulnerable people around the world

–           Shalom Counselling and Interfaith Counselling for our annual financial Support from our congregational spending plan.


Canadian Mennonite seeks a full-time Circulation and Finance Administrator to work at the Waterloo office starting July 5. To see a job description and apply, go to www.canadianmennonite.org/employment.


Interested in your own personal copy of the new hymnal? Cost with shipping will varying based on number of hymnals ordered, likely range between $40-60. Contact Dawna before the end of June if interested: office@smchurch.ca 


If you would like a free “pizza box” for summer fun to pick up at Shantz Mennonite Church July 8 or 10, please email office@shantzmc.ca Indicating the number of children in your household by June 25th.


Tri-County Mennonite Homes Annual General Meeting Wednesday, June 30 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom. Please contact Jim Steckle at stec7823@rogers.com, if you have interest in the future direction of the Homes and would serve as a delegate at this year’s AGM.


Mennonite Disaster Service is partnering with Menno Homes to provide affordable housing to a low income family by fixing up a home in KW. As COVID restrictions loosen MDS needs local day volunteers to assist with exterior siding, drywalling, painting, flooring, etc. If interested please contact Bruce Weber at 519-577-8521.


Personal Notes

Thank you to my church family for the meals supplied to me and my family at the time of Rosemary’s visitation and the meals that have been provided since.  Thank you also for the prayer shawl, the many prayers and all the sympathy cards. Ray McAllister


Updated contact information, Keith and Saundra Bast 519-390-1747.  Cell numbers remain the same.


Remember in Prayer

We offer our prayers and ongoing support for all students, teachers, and parents who are finishing their school year, those who are graduating and finding alternative ways to mark these big milestones.