June 9th Bulletin

Astonishing Acts

Acts 2:1-6
Call to Worship
Holy Spirit, come with power HWB 26
Like the murmur of the dove’s song HWB29
Spirit, working in creation SJ 10
Children’s time
God sends us the Spirit HWB 293
Acts 19:1-7
Children’s Sunday School begins
Congregational Prayer
Offering and coin offering*
Lord, listen to your children HWB353

*Coin offering for Hidden Acres Mom and Kids Camp

A supervised nursery for children 5 and under is across from the washrooms. Supervisors: Brandon Gingerich and Chris Lebold. A quieter unsupervised nursery is available in Room 113 (office hallway).

Leading Us In Worship:
Prelude, Offertory, Postlude: John Wiebe
Worship Leader: Tim Miller Dyck
Song Leader: Norma Iutzi
Accompanist: Delphine Schwartzentruber
Children’s Time: Rick Brenneman
Sermon & Congregational Prayer: Pastor Steve Drudge


Coffee, tea & juice will be served in the north side of the fellowship hall following the service.

10:30 a.m. – Children’s Sunday School (preschool to grade 7). Garden Party
11:15 a.m. – Adult Education will meet in the south side of the auditorium to hear Shirley Dunford report on her recent mission trip to Africa. Please meet promptly at 11:15.


Monday (church office closed)

5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp’s Annual Chicken Barbecue and Pie Auction. Do not miss out, last chance for tickets today. Saundra Bast still has a few tickets. Call Saundra if you need more tickets.

Wednesday & Thursday
Pastors will attend a Mennonite Church Eastern Canada workshop “Healthy Boundaries in the Context of Ministry.”

Thursday & Friday
Conrad Grebel University College “Aging and Spirituality: Finding Courage and Resilience,” a time of learning, reflection and self-care. Visit grebel.ca/spirituality for more details.

7:00 p.m. Library Visioning meeting


9:30 a.m. – Preservice music
9:45 a.m. – Creatures • Creation • Creator
Scripture – Psalm 148
Speaker – Brent Musser, Hidden Acres Camp
Children’s Sunday School and Adult Christian Education will resume in September.

YOUTH (High School)

June 14th (Fri.) 7:00 p.m. Family Dinner hosted by Paulette West and Dwight Brenneman.

June 30th Camping deposit due!


June 12 (Wed.) 6-8pm A night at Michelle and Steve Wagler’s; bring your bathing suits and towels.


June 20 (Thurs.) 7:30 p.m. – Bible study meeting by the church library. For more information call Wes Leis.

June 19 (Wed.) 8:00 p.m. – Small group meets. For more information talk to Darryl Drudge.

June 13 (Thurs.) 6:30 p.m. – Women’s group meeting at the church. Studying chapters, 15 & 16 from the book Four Gifts. For info call Joy Wagler.


June 22 (Sat.) MennoHomes’ Out-Spok’n VIII bike-a-thon at Elmira Mennonite Church. All proceeds towards new affordable housing in Waterloo Region. Details at www.mennohomes.com or contact Dan Driedger at 226-476-2535 or ddriedger@mennohomes.com.

June 22 (Sat.) 1:00 -3:00 p.m. Walk with Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support to respectfully say “No. It’s not OK” to Ontario government financial cuts for refugees and refugee claimants. Meet at Kitchener City Hall.

June 22 (Sat.) 2 – 4 p.m. & 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – The Nithview Community Annual Strawberry Social. See poster for details.

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

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!

August 12-16 Baden Summer Bible Camp. Join the team; volunteers still needed. Contact Sara Roth, Jessie Gingerich or badensbc@gmail.com. Thank you for continuing to pray for the
children and this ministry!


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 this coming week June 10th- June 14th. Please feel free to reach out through email at accountant@smchurch.ca or leave a message with Dawna through the church 519 634-8311.

Copies of the current Vision Focus Team minutes are available in the mailbox above the office mailbox in main hallway. If you prefer an electronic copy email Dawna at the church office.

Our May Offerings

Congregational Spending Plan $ 66,952*
May coin offering -House of Friendship
“Trek 4 Kids” $ 271.80
Plus addition donations collected $ 755

Note *- Increase in monthly donations was helped with a donation received through securities. If you would like more information on how to donate securities, please email Wendy at accountant@smchurch.ca

Thank you for giving!

Year to date through May 31 2018 2019
Total income towards SMC and programs $ 189,505 $217,289
Total spending $ 212,358 $227,693
Deficit on income compared to spending $(22,853) $(10,404)


Congratulations to Ralph & Louise Gingerich who are celebrating their 63rd anniversary on Thursday, June 9th and Keith & Eileen Erb who are celebrating their 54fth anniversary on Thursday, June 11th.


Pray for Colombian Mennonite churches that have received Venezuelan refugees and Venezuelan churches serving people in hospitals, on the streets and in their communities.

Pray for the remote First Nation community of Kashechewan who have again been forced into evacuation centres due to flooding, and that the Canadian government will meet a 2005 commitment to move them off a flood plain.

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