The Church We are Becoming
Call to Worship
Make me a channel of your peace STJ 56
How can we be silent STJ 61
Sermon The church we are becoming: bearing witness to Christ in multiple ways and places
Glimpses of international witness
You are salt for the earth HWB 226
Leading Us in Worship:
Worship Leader: Rick Brenneman
Music: Nancy Steinmann Yantzi, Grant Movold, Brian & Carol Sararus, Scott Wagler, Steve Wagler
Children’s Time: Chris & Elaine Finnie
Sermon and Congregational Prayer: Pastor Steve Drudge
During October, please designate “coin” offerings for the WFRC food bank.
NEXT SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25
9:45 a.m. Livestream and in-person gathering for worship.
Scripture: Luke 18:1-8
Speaker: Jessica Reesor Rempel
Oct. 18 (Sun.) 3-5:30 p.m. Pumpkin Carving and Food Drive. We will also be collecting canned goods for the food bank.
Oct. 18 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Virtual Sunday School.
Oct. 23 (Fri.) 6:30 p.m. Rake and Run. Dress to be outdoors, bring a rake!
COMING STEINMANN EVENTS
Virtual Sunday School and Christian Education Classes
Oct. 18 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Jr. Youth (Gr. 5-8)
Oct. 18 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Adult Ed begins, on Zoom.
Oct. 25 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Children’s Sunday School (Age 2 – Gr. 4)
Nov. 1 (Sun.) Farewell service for Pastor Myrna and Tim during the morning worship. You can participate via livestream or in person. There will be an opportunity to say your farewell after the service or there will also be a drive by farewell from 2-4 pm that same day. Cars can line up in the parking lot to drive by the North entrance door to have a safe distance chat to say your farewell and good wishes with Myrna and Tim. All are welcome to participate in the way that works best for you and your family.
Wednesdays from now to Nov. 25. Conrad Grebel University College’s pre-recorded Noon Hour Concert Series will be released at 12:30 p.m. each week on https://bit.ly/30qu6CP
Oct. 17-31 MCC – Empty Bowls for Haiti alternative. Purchase bowl online, then pick up bowl and receive a soup voucher redeemable at a participating restaurant. More details here.
Oct. 22 and Oct. 29 (Thurs.) Become an Active Bystander. MCC is holding two active bystander training sessions to teach you how you can respond peacefully and effect positive actions in others. For more information mcco.ca/events.
Oct. 23 (Fri.) 12 p.m. MCC Webinar Series: Journey of a Kit. Learn how relief supplies travel across the globe and touch the lives of those in need. Register online at mcco.ca/mcc-webinar-series.
Oct. 24 (Sat.) Mennonite Church Canada Study Conference – Table Talk: Does the Church have Legs? A study conference on the nature and identity of the church and the role of worship. For more information, visit mennonitechurch.ca/tabletalk2020.
Oct. 24 (Sat.), 7:00–7:30 p.m. Sweet Beginnings. Grab your coffee and a piece of your favorite dessert and virtually join what would have been House of Friendship’s 25th annual Friendship Dinner. It is free; register at https://bit.ly/3ipTa2R.
Oct 25 (Sun.) 4 p.m. Wilmot Forest Church will be meeting at Hidden Acres. Join Pastor Wendy Janzen and others in recognizing God’s call for us to commune with all of the creatures of the earth and the earth itself. Registration is required, register at https://bit.ly/3nz3k59.
Nov. 5 (Thurs.) 6:30 – 8 p.m. MCC’s Indigenous Neighbours team for an online screening of Jingle Dress – First Dance. Register at mcco.ca/events.
REMEMBER IN PRAYER
Please pray for Sarah Marr, Ronald and Owen Roth. Sarah’s cancer treatments have not been effective and she continues to get weaker.