June 30th Bulletin

Creatures, Creation, Creator
May my teaching drop like the rain, my speech condense like the dew;
like gentle rain on grass, like showers on new growth. Deut 32:2

Welcome
Call to Worship and Prayer
As I went down to the river STJ 79
Water has held us STJ 82
Too Much: Genesis 7
Reflection
Calm me Lord STS 45
Children’s time
Too Little: 1 Kings 17:1-16
Reflection
Longing for Light STJ 54
Congregational Prayer
Just Right: Genesis 1-2:4
Reflection
Peace before us STS 16
Offering
Announcements
Rain Down STJ 49
Benediction
KIDS: can you find where flat Jesus is hiding today?

Leading Us In Worship:
Worship Leader & Congregational Prayer: Melody Steinman
Storytelling: Pastor Sara Erb
Music: Sara Roth and John Wiebe
Children’s Time: Pam Carter

TODAY

Coffee, tea & juice cancelled this week.

THIS WEEK

Monday (church office closed)

NEXT SUNDAY

9:30 a.m. – Preservice music
9:45 a.m. – Creatures • Creation • Creator
Scripture – Exodus 10.1-20; The Plague of Locusts
Speaker – Kim Rempel

YOUTH (High School)

July 26-28th Camping at Wildwood Conservation Area

STEINMANN SOXX

July 3 Wed.) 9:00 p.m. – East Zorra Bruzers vs. St. Soxx (Petersburg)
July 4 (Thurs.) 9:00 p.m. – Nith Valley Jays Vs. St. Soxx (Petersburg)

COMING EVENTS

July 10 (Wed.) House of Friendship’s 24th annual Friendship Golf Tournament. Still time to register at houseoffriendship.org.

July 13 (Sat.) Farewell celebration for Campbell and Chris Nesbit at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp. Open House 2-5pm, BBQ Supper 5pm, Program 7pm. RSVP required by July 1st for the BBQ supper or to stay for the weekend. Please visit www.hiddenacres.ca for details or contact the camp at 519-625-8602 or info@hiddenacres.ca

July 15 (Mon.) Blood Donor Clinic – Note change of venue to Puddicombe House 5—8 p.m.

July 22 (Mon.) Volunteers needed from Steinmann Church for “Wipe cutting” at the New Hamburg Thrift Centre.

July 30 (Tues.) 12:00-2:00 p.m. – Kitchen Table at Wilmot Mennonite Church, then a Tour of Mountain Oak Cheese. Suggested donation – $10.

August 9—11 Church Family Camping at Hidden Acres. Everyone welcome to camp all weekend, or come to the hot dog roast on Saturday night or worship on Sunday morning. Plan now to attend! Sign-up sheet on the table by the mail boxes.

March 12-23, 2020 Learning Tour to Guatemala. This tour explores the effects of climate change as a root cause of forced migration and how Mayan community development initiatives are looking to reduce forced migration. For more info, go to mcco.ca/events or contact Bernie Burnett at 226-235-4711 or bernieb747@gmail.com or Katie Buchnea at katiebuchnea@mcco.ca

NOTICES

Volunteers needed to weed our gardens (2 week blocks). There is a sign-up sheet on the table by the mail boxes. Help keep our church property beautiful! For more information contact Ron Gingerich.

Wendy Wagler, Church Accountant will be working remotely June 25th- July 24th. Please feel free to reach out through email at accountant@smchurch.ca or leave a message with Dawna through the church 519 634-8311.

Thank you from MennoHomes! Our Out-Spok’n IX bike-a-thon was held on June 22nd raising over $51,000 that will all go towards the construction of new affordable housing in Waterloo Region. We couldn’t have done it without the strong support of riders, sponsors, and volunteers. www.mennohomes.com.

PERSONAL NOTES

Thank you to Gord Roth for picking-up the quilt batting from MCC.

Congratulations to Laverne & Marjorie Gingerich who are celebrating their 56th anniversary on Saturday, July 6th.

Congratulations to Viola Erb who is celebrating her 85th birthday on Tuesday, July 2nd.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER

Pastor Sara will be out of the office this week following gallbladder surgery on July 2nd.

The family of Peter Helmuth, who died on Monday, June 24.

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