Church Bulletin

Willkommen zum deutschen Gottesdienst

8. Mai 2016 - 9.00 Uhr morgens



»Du sollst deinen Vater und deine Mutter ehren, auf dass du lange lebest in dem Lande, das dir der Herr, dein Gott, geben wird.«  2.Mose 20,12



Präludium ~ Gruppenlied

Begrüßung und Einleitung

Versammlungslied – GM 412 Der Herr, mein Hirte


Gottes Wort


Versammlungslied – GM 361 Du mein ewig treuer Jesus

Bibeltext – Epheser 6, 1 – 4

Predigt – Kinder & Erwachsene: ehret eure Eltern!




Sonntagschule von Gr.1 – 6 singen

Allgemeine Bekanntmachungen & Gebet

Kollekte ~ Gruppenlied




Schlusslied – GM 487 Auf, den die Nacht wird kommen




Gottesdienstleitung ~ Fernando Hiebert

Botschaft ~ Kennert Giesbrecht

Versammlungslieder ~ Isbrand Fehr

Kindergeschichte ~ Berta Harder

Klavier ~ Karen Peters

Gruppe ~ Wanda Kehler & Gruppe

Hauptordner ~ Taylan Schroeder

Multimedia ~ Kayla Hiebert

Tontechniker ~ Erwin Toews



Next Sunday is Pentecost Sunday.

Scripture Reading for this week is Acts 2.


Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11:00 a.m.

Theme: Book of Acts


Gathering As God’s People


Call to Worship & Prayer

Opening Song ~ STJ 16 Praise with joy the world's Creator

Grade 1-6 S.S. Singing

Congregational Song ~ HWB 89 For the beauty of the earth



Child Dedication

Congregational Life and Prayer



Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture Reading ~ Acts 7:54-8:8

Congregational Song ~ HWB 362 Help us to help each other

Sermon ~ The Church Scattered


Responding To God’s Word


Closing Song ~ HWB 366 God of grace and God of glory



Multimedia ~ Kayla Hiebert

Organist/Prelude/Postlude ~ Margarete Dyck

PA ~ Erwin Toews

Pianist/Offertory ~ Leona Hildebrand

Song Leaders ~ Rudy & Henriette Schellenberg, Gerry Sapinsky, June Snider

Sermon ~ Randy Hildebrand

Worship Leader ~ Marg Rempel

Head Usher ~ Taylan Schroeder


Child Dedication

Jason Bunk                (Leon & Gladys)

Jamilia Fehr               (Jimmy & Jessica)

Julianna Friesen        (Scott & Kendra)

Kian Rempel               (Jason & Kristy)

Jackson Toews                       (Tim & Jenna)



Please pray for:

s  Delores Tourond, Corny Nikkel, Jacob Siemens (Sr.), Peter Janzen and Anne Unger in Bethesda Hospital

s  Dave Giesbrecht in St. Boniface Hospital waiting for surgery

s  Peter Dyck in Vita Hospital

s  George Giesbrecht and Dick Penner are recovering at home

s  Judy Lafournaise who continues to struggle with health issues.

Congratulations to Edgar & Natalie Harder on the birth of their daughter, Mia Makayla, on Monday, May 2nd.

Our sympathies and prayers go to Anna Dueck on the death of her brother-in-law, Jacob Dueck, in Paraguay on May 1st.

Our sympathies and prayers go to Ewald & Leonie Enns on the death of their seven year old nephew Axel (cancer), son of Martin & Roselie Troche, in Paraguay on May 2nd.

Our sympathies and prayers go to Daniela & Hans Hildebrandt on the death of their aunt, Helga Dueck, in Filadelfia, Paraguay on May 5th.



The Grade 1-6 SS kids will be singing in both services for Mother’s Day! J Please have your child ready to participate from 9:45-11:15 a.m. today.

The 2016 Telephone Directory can be found in your mailbox. Extra copies can be picked up at the Welcome Centre. If you’d like to be on our mass email list, please contact the church office at

The Rejoice Daily Devotional is up for renewal. Please check your mailbox for more information. If you’re interested in starting a new subscription, please go to the Welcome Centre for more info.

A big thanks to all the people that were involved with Pick Up & Walk on Saturday.



Today, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Family Volleyball  

Mon. May 9, 6:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball 

Tues. May 10, 7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball
7:00 p.m. Vision Council meeting in MPR

Wed. May 11, 7:00 p.m. German Choir Rehearsal in MPR

Thurs. May 12, 5:30 p.m. Baptism Class



May 17, 6:00 p.m.  Sunbeams Windup at Helen & Ben Funk’s home.  Wiener roast, some singing and fun.  Husbands are invited.  Please bring lawn chairs.  

May 18, 9:00 a.m. SMC Anniversary Book Meeting in MPR

May 21, 7:00 p.m. Arkbuilders

May 27-29, Deutsche Kanu-Verbindung

June 1, 6:00 p.m. Sunday School teacher/helper “THANK YOU!” pizza party at AD Penner Park! J Spouses and children invited. Please RSVP to Jennifer by May 29.   


Nurture Schedule

College & Career – May 10, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Bible Study

Jr. Youth – Next Event is Wed. May 25th

Sr. Youth - Thurs. May 12, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Epic Escape (Wpg)


SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Preschool (Age 2–Kindergarten) – Kitchenette

School-Age (Gr. 1-12) – Upstairs


  • College & Career with Jer Janzen - Room # 211
  • Young Adults with Ed Peters -  Room # 217
  • Bible Study in Room # 109
  • Current Issues in MPR
  • Informal visiting with coffee, maté, and tereré in gym



May 1 - 7, 2016

Our Giving: $13,814.00



 Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) monitoring fires in Fort McMurray. The MDS Alberta Unit is on standby, ready to help when called upon. At this point MDS is accepting financial donations, but is unable to accept material donations, such as clothing and other goods. Check the MDS website or call the MDS office at 1-866-261-1274 for further updates on the MDS response.



Backstage YFC needs more volunteers for four nights a week of drop-in this summer. If you love Jesus and want the young people of Steinbach to know that they are loved by Him, please stop by Backstage and talk to our staff about volunteering or call the office 204-326-4366.

Hanover School Division reports that there are enough petitions for all HSD schools to hold both Religious Exercises and Instruction for the next school year. The Steinbach Ministerial thanks you all for your support.

May 11, 6:00 a.m. Steinbach MCC Thrift Store is looking for 5 men to go to Minaki to pick up furniture. Contact Dave Funk for more info.

May 15, 3:00 p.m. Faith & Life Women’s Chorus 20th Anniversary Concert at Bethel Mennonite Church in Wpg.

May 27-28, “Caring Cross-Culturally: Essentials for Third Culture Support” at Fort Garry MB Church on Friday (5 to 9 pm) and at Providence University College and Seminary on Saturday (8 am to 5 pm). See poster in lobby for details.




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Steinbach Mennonite Church is faithfully following Christ in worship and service by making disciples, building community and reaching out to the world.


Welcome Visitors

Thank you for worshipping with us this morning. If you are visiting with us, we welcome you and would like to get to know you. We invite you to introduce yourself to us at the Welcome Centre. Some basic information about our church is available to you there.



Nature Exposed, a photography and wood turning exhibit, featuring Robert Nickel, Walfried Jansen and Stan Born, opens Friday, May 20 at 7:30PM, MHC Gallery, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. May 20 - July 9.


MC Canada Bulletin  Announcements for Sunday, May 8, 2016:    

·         One week left to receive the early bird discount! Register before May 15 to get discounted rates for Assembly 2016 in Saskatoon, July 6-10:

·         Welcome to Saskatoon for Assembly 2016! The fine folks in Saskatchewan have created a video just to welcome you to God~Faith~People: Mennonite Church Canada Assembly 2016:

·        Featured prayer request from the wider church (to receive regular prayer requests, subscribe to PrayerNet at: Gamaliel and Amanda Falla are Mennonite Church Canada partners ministering to church leaders through the Colombia Mennonite Church (IMCOL). Pray for the Fallas as they travel throughout Colombia to encourage and train pastors and congregational leaders.

Learn how to accompany people on their spiritual journeys and guide them to deeper faith in God through the Spiritual Guidance Seminar at AMBS! Offered biennially, this supervised program for pastors and other leaders who want to become spiritual guides.  Meets on campus 5 times August through May.

Canadian Mennonite University Events and Opportunities for Church Bulletins


1.      CMU’s Community School of Music and the Arts celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a recital featuring vocal and instrumental solos and ensembles by instructors David Letkeman, Wes Elias, Bertha Elias, Rebecca Klassen-Wiebe, Nathaniel Froese, Jesse Krause, Judith Oatway and others. The event takes place on Sunday, May 15 at 2:30 PM in the Great Hall, 500 Shaftesbury. Admission free. Reception to follow. All are welcome.


2.      Ignite your Passion at CMU Blazers Summer Sports Camps 2016! Try out two of Canada’s fastest-growing sports at Junior (grades 5-8) soccer and Youth ultimate Frisbee (grades 7-10) camps August 22-26. For more camps and details visit, phone 204.487.3300, or email


3.      Freedom of Movement: The 9th annual conference of the Canadian Association for Refugees and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) will take place at Menno Simons College on May 11–14. Internationally recognized scholars, legal experts, and practitioners will explore what the fundamental right to “Freedom of Movement” means in today’s global refugee crisis. Registration is open to all and there will be two evening events free to the public. Full details at


4.      Come and delve into the intersection of Arts and Peacebuilding with Dessa Quesada-Palm at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding, June 20-24. For more information, go to or email


SpringFest 2016 - MCC's annual SpringFest is coming up on the weekend of May 27-29. Join us at 134 Plaza Dr in Winnipeg for the quilt show and sale, plant sale, walkathon and BBQ lunch--all raising funds to support MCC partners in Uganda and South Sudan. More details are available at or by calling 204-261-6381.

MCC Manitoba Annual General Meeting - MCC Manitoba's AGM will be held on Friday, June 10, 7 - 9 pm at Heartland Community Church in Landmark. Join us to hear about developments in our program work and plans as well as a keynote address focused on how MCC responds to disasters today. Member congregations may appoint one voting delegate per every 50 members but anyone is invited to attend. For more information and to register delegates for this meeting, please visit or contact Nikki Hamm by e-mail,, or phone at 204-261-6381.  

MCC Manitoba is accepting applications for Financial Services Assistant. For a full job description and to apply, please visit

Mennonite Church Manitoba

Everyone is invited to Spring Camp Day at Camp Assiniboia on Saturday, May 21st from 2:00-4:30 PM. Come try some of the activities, sing songs together, and meet some of the cool staff! We hope to see you there!




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