October 4th Bulletin

The Church We are Becoming

Prelude
Call to worship
Prayer
Psalm 42.1-5
All who are thirsty
Holy, holy SJ 15
Affirmation of faith
Children’s time
John 3.1-10, 16-17
Sermon
Communion
Congregational prayer
Announcements
Sizohamba naye SJ 78
Benediction
Postlude

Leading Us in Worship:
Worship leader: Sue Kennel
Children’s time: Gladys Bender
Scripture readers: Michelle, Steve and Samantha Wagler
Sermon: Pastor Myrna Miller Dyck
Musicians: Suzanne Bender, Elaine Finnie, Doris Martin

Kids and adults, place a food item each week in a box, basket or bag for the Food Bank! Items most needed by the Wilmot Family Resource Center are: stew & chili, canned tomatoes, peanut butter, cereal, 100% real fruit juice, spaghetti sauce, canned pasta, Kraft dinner (mac & cheese). Garden produce gladly accepted. Collected items can be dropped off at the church – a box is just inside the main entrance – until Sun., Oct. 11, or dropped off at the Food Bank or grocery store. During October, please designate “coin” offerings for the WFRC food bank.

THANKSGIVING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11

9:45 a.m. Livestream and in-person gathering for worship.
Scripture: John 1:1-5, 10-18
Speaker: Pastor Sara Erb

MYF

Oct. 18 (Sun.) 3-5:30 p.m. Pumpkin Carving and Food Drive. Bring your own pumpkin and carving supplies. We will also be collecting canned goods for the food bank.

JR. YOUTH

Oct. 18 (Sun.) 11 a.m. Virtual Sunday School, watch emails for details.

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 during the morning worship. You can participate via livestream or in person. More details to follow.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

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 enjoy music.

Monday, October 12, 2-8 p.m. Blood Donor Clinic at Steinmann Mennonite Church. Appointments required. To book an appointment call 1-888-236-6283 or To Donate.

Oct 14 (Wed.), 7:15-8:30 p.m. Free, Droughts & Downpours webinar by Nith Valley EcoBoosters. Info. & registration: click.

Oct. 16-18 ((Fri. – Sun.) Fall Hike at Silver Lake Mennonite Camp. Visit the SLMC website to register and to see more: Retreat Details.

Oct. 17 (Sat.) New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale online auction of quilts and other valuable items. Money raised supports Mennonite Central Committee. Learn more: nhmrs.com.

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. 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.

House of Friendship’s new ShelterCare model and location is proving successful in many ways. For more information.

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 To donate.

PERSONAL NOTES

• After a hospital stay, Victor Dorsch has returned to Nithview and will be in Long Term Care, Rm 320.
• Pastor Steve is taking time off October 3rd-10th.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER

Pray for Lynn Yantzi & Nancy and their family. Lynn is at St. Mary’s Hospital awaiting surgery.

Pray for individuals reintegrating from prison during COVID-19 and the challenges associated with isolation – Mennonite Central Committee Ontario

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