November 15th Bulletin

Who is invited to our table?
Community, Settlers and Hospitality

Prelude
Opening Words and Land Acknowledgement
Call to Worship
Prayer
Longing for Light STJ #54
Your Love is washing over me VT #166
Jeremiah 29:7
Children’s Time
Luke 14: 7-24
I Cannot Come to the Banquet
Sermon: Who is invited to our table?
Congregational Prayer
Announcements
My Soul Cries Out STS #124
Sending Song
Benediction
Postlude

Worship Leader: Gladys Bender
Music: Ben Winter, Joel Godfrey, Elaine Finnie, Sara Roth and Al Mills
Children’s Time: Ashley Drudge and family
Sermon: Al Mills
Congregational Prayer: Pastor Steve Drudge

During the first three weeks of Advent, November 29 – December 13 we will receive mittens and gloves for children and/or adults for Wilmot Resource Centre’s Christmas Hampers.

NEXT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22
Eternity Sunday

9:45 a.m. Livestream and in-person gathering for worship.
Scripture: Psalm 23
Speaker: Pastor Sara Erb

JR. YOUTH

Nov. 29 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Jr. Youth Sunday School on Zoom

MYF

Nov. 15 (Sun.) 3-5 p.m. Community Scavenger Hunt, dress to be outdoors, meet at Pastor Sara’s.

COMING STEINMANN EVENTS

Nov. 16 (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 https://www.blood.ca/en.

Nov. 19 (Thurs.) 1 p.m. Finance meeting on Zoom. Please have your 2021 budget numbers to Wendy by Monday Nov. 16th. A big Thank You, to those who have submitted your numbers.

Nov. 22 (Sun.) Eternity Sunday. A sacred time and space to feel our grief and losses. We will remember members of the congregation and other family and friends who have died during the past year (Nov. 2019-2020). If you wish to have a name read during the service, please add their name and information to the sheet at the back of the fellowship hall or be in touch with Pastor Sara by November 18.

Virtual Sunday School and Christian Education classes; links will be sent out Sunday mornings.
Nov. 15 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Adult Ed on Zoom
Nov. 29 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Jr. Youth Sunday School on Zoom
Dec. 6 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Children’s Sunday School on Zoom

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Nov. 20-21, (Fri.-Sat.) Becoming Peacemakers: MCC’s Virtual Peace Conference. Join MCC staff and friends as we discuss what it means to be a peacemaker, especially in the midst of a global pandemic and increasing racial tensions. Register at mcco.ca/peace-conference.

Nov. 21 (Sat.) 8 p.m. MCC Centennial Celebration: storytelling, music, prayer and thanksgiving. RSVP at mcccanada.ca/centennial-celebration.

Dec. 5 (Sat.) 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wilmot Seniors’ Workshop, Christmas Craft Sale, 27 Beck St., Baden.

NOTICES

Mennonite Central Committee Christmas Giving
Christmas gifts that share comfort and joy with our neighbours around the world. See the catalogue on the table the Fellowship Hall or online at https://mcccanada.ca/christmas#!.

Come to Hidden Acres for a personal retreat or a family getaway. For more information: www.hiddenacres.ca or contact info@hiddenacres.ca or 519-625-8602.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER

Please hold in prayer Betty Roth, who continues to receive care at Grand River Hospital.

From Mennonite Church International Witness:
Pray for Palestinian farmers in the midst of their normally festive olive harvest who face the challenges of COVID-19 and harassment by Israeli soldiers and settlers. For more information see https://bit.ly/2Iy8yxT.
Pray for safety, wisdom and peace for Colombian Mennonite churches who work to reduce violence and injustice in the wake of more than 60 mass killings of mostly young people and small farmers so far this year .
Pray that the Meserete Kristos Church in Ethiopia will be a strong voice for peace as ethnic tensions threaten civil war and displacement.

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