Sept 1st Bulletin

Call to worship
Invocation
Not be shaken
Wings of an eagle
Psalm 139.1-6, 23-24
Children’s time
Offering
Will you let me be your servant HWB 307
Luke 13.10-17
Sermon
God of offices and kitchens
Litany of workers
Congregational Prayer
God, Brieanna & Dolphins
Announcements
Blessing of hands
Take my life
Benediction

KIDS: Last day to find flat Jesus!

Leading Us In Worship:

Music: Worship Team
Worship leader & Congregational prayer: Gladys Bender
Sermon: Pastor Myrna Miller Dyck
Children’s time: Joy Wagler
Readers: Helmi Weibe, Ben Winter, Sue Kennel, Dwight Brenneman, Jessie Gingerich

TODAY

Coffee, tea & juice will be served in the fellowship hall following the service. A basket will be available for coin offerings toward Mennonite Central Committee school kits, along with kit bags and content lists. Completed school kits are due back on Sunday, September 8th. For a complete list go to mcccanada.ca/get-involved/kits/school.

THIS WEEK

Monday (church office closed)

Tuesday Set-up Mennonite Women

Wednesday Morning & afternoon – All women are invited to the church to knot comforters and /or quilt. Bring a bag lunch. Drinks provided.

NEXT WEEK

9:30 a.m. – Preservice music
9:45 a.m. Life in the Minor Key
Scripture – Obadiah
Speaker – Myrna Miller Dyck

MYF

Sept. 6 (Fri.) 7p.m. Family Dinner Potluck. Meet at the church. Bring a main dish to share. We will be brainstorming events and ideas for the coming year.

JR. YOUTH

Oct 6 (Sun.) 10-3:30 a.m. Make a Difference Day At Hidden Acres. A day of worship and activities and pizza with other MCEC Jr. Youth. Please bring running shoes for the climbing wall. Cost $15. Meet at church 9:30 a.m. Need to pre-register, please let Pastor Sara know by September 15th if you’re interested.

COMING EVENTS

Sept. 8 (Sun.) 3 – 7 p.m. Sunday S’mores! Everyone is invited to Bruce and Barb Schumm’s home, 1265 Waterloo St., New Hamburg, to enjoy swimming, sitting around the fire, and catching up with others at the end of the summer. The Care Team will make the s’mores; bring your own hot dogs to roast and snacks to share. Bring lawn chairs & tableware.

Sept. 20 (Fri.) 10 – 2 p.m. Aldaview Services, 40th Anniversary Celebration at Connections, 332 Hamilton Rd. Come and join in the games and crafts, bake sale, live music and much more.

Menno Youth Singers is accepting new singers. The season begins Tuesday, September 10th at Erb Street Mennonite Church. If you are between 14 – 30 and like to sing, this is the place for you! See mennosingers.com for registration and other info.

Sept. 23-27 Parenting Forward: An online parenting Conference. Exploring ways to explore faith in today’s world with your kids. Themes include: children and justice, gentle parenting, and children and spirituality. For more information or to register, go to parentingforwardconference.com.

Sept. 24 (Tues.) 7:00 p.m. Tri-County Mennonite Homes, 2019 Annual General Meeting at Cassel Mennonite Church. Steinmann Mennonite can send up to 7 delegates. Contact Jim Steckle for more info, or if you are interested in attending as a delegate.

Sept. 29 (Sun.) – Hymn sing, potluck, and pie auction to raise funds for the new hymnal, Voices Together, coming in 2020.

Oct 5 (Sat.) 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Enneagram Workshop. The Enneagram is a tool to help us increase our self-awareness. It articulates 9 different journeys of the soul; how we experience disconnection from God and our deepest self, and how we might participate in God’s work of calling us home. Cost: $40, snack will be provided. Contact Dawna to register, or Pastor Sara for any questions.

October 20 (Sun.) 6:30-9:30pm Adult Bible Quizzing at The Jazz Room in Waterloo! Start studying Genesis 1-30. This is a fundraiser for PiE – pastors in Exile. Interested in quizzing? – talk to Pastor Sara. Spectators welcome and asked to make a $10 donation. To donate go to canadahelps.org/s/9gM9v.

NOTICES

Serenades for Sam is an initiative to bring the benefits of John Wiebe’s music to people experiencing brain injuries. John Wiebe plays one day a week for stroke survivors at Freeport hospital. Thank you to everyone supporting this initiative. Additional donations are needed. Please speak to Lynn Yantzi if you wish to contribute: 519-662-2580.

First Hmong Mennonite Church spring roll fundraiser. Sign-up sheet on the table by the mailboxes. If you order egg rolls you are responsible for picking them up. Deadline for orders is noon on Friday, Sept. 6th.

Breakfast Club: Thank you to everyone who has volunteered. We are seeking volunteers who will be able to assist this fall with meal preparation and service and clean-up on Wednesday mornings. Please contact Paulette, Kathy or Dianne Satchell if you are available.

PERSONAL NOTES

Congratulations to David & Ruth Steinmann who are celebrating their 65th anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 4th.
Congratulations to Nelson Zehr who is celebrating his 87th birthday Saturday, Sept. 7th.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER

All the students & teachers returning to school, especially students starting school for the first time and those entering post-secondary school.

All our Sunday School teachers as they prepare to teach next Sunday.

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