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March 28, 2021 

Lent 6: Called to Deep Hope

Prelude

Welcome

Call to Worship

Prayer

All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name                                                         HWB 285

Children’s Time

Testimony

Scripture Reading: Matthew 21:1-11

Sermon: Palm Sunday

Peace to You                                                                                          VT 168

Congregational Prayer

Announcements

Praise to the Living God                                                                        VT 204

Benediction

Postlude

 

Leading Us in Worship:

Pianist: Susan Seyler

Worship Leader & Prayer: Joanne Schwartzentruber

Children’s Time: Ben and Sarah Winter

Testimony: Adam Roth

Speaker: Pastor Max Kennel

 

March online (formerly coin) offering: renovation of a Mill St. house in Kitchener for affordable housing by Mennonite Disaster Service volunteers and MennoHomes funds. More info here.  To contribute, e-transfer to finance@mennohomes.com., go to https://mennohomes.com/ or mail to 202-50 Kent Ave., Kitchener, ON N2G 3R1 and designate for Mill St.

 

Today 11:00 a.m.  Children’s Sunday School

Today 11:00 a.m. Coffee Time

 

Holy Week Services

 

Thurs Apr 1st,  8 p.m.: Maundy Thursday Prayer and Songs on Zoom. A contemplative gathering as we anticipate Good Friday and all that is slipping away.

 

Fri Apr 2nd, 10 a.m.: Good Friday Hybrid Worship Service with Communion. You are invited to have your communion elements ready. For those attending in person, elements will be provided.

 

Sun Apr 4th, 9:45 a.m. Easter Sunday Hybrid Worship Service. We would love to decorate the fellowship hall with your flowers. If you’d like to donate a bouquet: you can drop it off at the church on Good Friday, bring it with you on Easter Sunday, or drop it off at Keith and Saundy Bast’s on Saturday.

 

Next Sunday (Easter) April 4

Lent: Deep Calls to Deep

9:45 a.m. Livestream and limited in-person worship

Lent 7: Called to Deep Living

Scripture:  John 20:1-18

Speaker:  Pastor Steve Drudge

 

11:00 a.m. Easter Breakfast Coffee Time  –  Bring your favourite Easter morning dyed eggs, paska, or tasty treat for show and tell as we celebrate Easter together.

Jr. Youth

April 9 (Fri.) 6:30 p.m. Jr. Youth Trivia night on Zoom

 

MYF

April 10 (Sat.) 7:30 p.m.  (Zoom). Conversation and Games.

 

Community Events

March 28 (Sun.) 1:30 p.m.  Forest Church meeting at Hidden Acres Camp.  Theme: Standing on Holy Ground.  Registration required. https://bit.ly/3cJ1LwS

 

March 31 (Wed.) 7:00 p.m.   The Human Face of Climate Change. Learn about conservation agriculture, gender equality and watershed systems in Ethiopia as well as the Grow Hope project. Register

 

March 31 (Wed.) 7 p.m. Online Lent Concert by John B. Miller and Friends. (Available until April 6th). Join us as we spend time in this place of holy darkness and healing.  www.johnbmiller.ca/JBMAF-Theatre/

 

April 3 (Sat.), April 8 (Thurs.), April 10 (Sat.), April 11 (Sun.), all at 7:30 p.m.  UNMUTE is a forum theatre piece that addresses the rise of domestic violence and gender-based assault during COVID-19 presented by Theatre of the Beat. Learn skills and resources for how you can make a difference. Sign up for your free ticket at www.theatreofthebeat.ca/unmute

 

April 5 (Mon.) 2-8 p.m. Blood Donor Clinic at Steinmann Mennonite Church. Appointments are required. To book an appointment call 1-888-236-6283 or Blood.ca.

 

Notices

Calling all Golfers! Rockway Mennonite Collegiate is excited to host its 26th Annual Golf Classic – The Mulligan Year on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Willow Valley Golf Course. Registration is now open and the Early Bird deadline is Friday, May 7, 2021. Visit https://bit.ly/3cS4Pqs to read about the New Format and to register your team.

 

Rockway Mennonite Collegiate is looking for a Music Teacher(s) with experience in vocals and/or strings. The hope is to commence this position in September 2021 (will depend on COVID protocols). Submit your resumes and cover letter to employment@rockway.ca by Sunday, April 18, 2021. Visit https://bit.ly/3rcFOLV  for the full job posting description.

 

Silver Lake Mennonite Camp: The first fundraising campaign to honour SLMC’s 60th Anniversary has been launched! 60 Years. $60,000. Let’s Build a CILT Cabin! Our camper in leadership training cabins are the last cabins to be replaced. For more information and to make a donation, visit our https://bit.ly/2QyTxjr   Also, please join us for the SLMC Annual General Meeting which will take place remotely on May 8 at 10 a.m. Visit www.slmc.ca  for more details!

 

Personal Notes

Congratulation to John & Dianne Gruhl who will be celebrating their 57th wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 28.

 

Remember in Prayer

Mark Erb’s knee replacement surgery went well, and he is recovering at home. Thank you for all your prayers and support.

 

Larry Boshart who was moved from St Mary’s to Freeport Hospital on Monday.