November 1st Bulletin

Farewell Service for Myrna Miller Dyck

Prelude
Call to worship and prayer Philippians 1.2-11
Sanna, Sannanina
Rain Down SJ 49
Children’s Time
John 21:1-17
Sermon
Lord Jesus, You Shall Be My Song SJ 14
Congregational Prayer
Sharing our Gratitude
Litany of Release
Prayer of Blessing
Presentation of Gifts
Announcements
The Lord lift you up SJ 73
Benediction
Postlude

Post-service: In-person, socially distanced reception line to greet Myrna & Tim
Sunday Afternoon 2 – 4 p.m.: Drive-by reception line to greet Myrna & Tim

Leading Us in Worship:
Worship Leader: Pastor Sara Erb
Musicians: Bob & Gladys Bender, Suzanne Bender, Elaine Finnie, Norma Iutzi, Cliff Kennel, Doris Martin, Myrna Miller Dyck, Grant Movold, Brian & Carol Sararus, Susan Seyler, Nancy Steinmann Yantzi, Scott Wagler, Steve Wagler, Stephen Yantzi
Children’s Time: Jessie & Brandon Gingerich & family
Sermon: Pastor Myrna Miller Dyck
Congregational prayer: Pastor Steve Drudge

NEXT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8
Peace Sunday

9:45 a.m. Livestream and in-person gathering for worship.
Scripture: Ruth 1:1-17, Ephesians 4:1-6
Led by: Peace & Justice Committee
We invite further contributions to the Mennonite World Conference Global Sharing Fund.

MYF

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

COMING STEINMANN EVENTS

Virtual Sunday School and Christian Education Classes
Nov. 15 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Adult Ed on Zoom

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Nov. 5 (Thurs.) 6:30 – 8 p.m. MCC’s Indigenous Neighbours have an online screening of Jingle Dress – First Dance. Register at mcco.ca/events.

Nov. 12 (Thurs.), 7:00 p.m. Eby Lecture 2020 Online: #MennonitesToo: Sexual Violence and Mennonite Peace Theology. Professor Carol Penner presents her research. More information at http://grebel.ca/eby

Nov. 16 (Mon.), 2-8 p.m. Blood Donor Clinic at Steinmann Mennonite Church. Appointments are now required. To book an appointment call 1-888-236-6283 or Blood.ca.

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 Join us for a time of storytelling, music, prayer and thanksgiving. RSVP at mcccanada.ca/centennial-celebration.

NOTICES

Reminder of ways to give to the church:
• Cheques can be placed in the secure drop box at church or mailed to the church at 1316 Snyder’s Road West, Baden, ON N3A 3K8
• For online Giving Options check the church’s website at smchurch.ca.

Read how Anabaptist churches worldwide are responding creatively to the pandemic by sharing resources, online spiritual formation, shorter sermons and growing in care for one another and their neighbours, while seniors, rural and urban poor struggle with isolation and lack of internet access. https://mwc-cmm.org/stories/fearless-and-prudent.

Handwashing stations in a Kenyan slum, a Mennonite hospital network in Puerto Rico provides community education – the Global Anabaptist health network is responding to COVID-19. More detail https://mwc-cmm.org/stories/go-community.

Mennonite Central Committee Ontario needs volunteers for its Circles of Accountability and Support, and its Raw Carrot Soup programs. Visit mcco.ca/volunteer.

See the October 24 House of Friendship SWEET BEGINNINGS update here ShelterCare is improving lives.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER

Pray that the newly formed network of Anabaptist study groups in China will strengthen people’s faith. Pray that leaders will guide with wisdom, led by the Spirit. – Mennonite Church Canada International Witness.

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