Church Bulletin

Willkommen zum Deutschen Gottesdienst

19. Juni 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




Begrüßung und Einleitung

Versammlungslieder – GM 74 Danke, mein Vater

GM 104 Lieber Vater, hoch im Himmel

GM 377 Es lebe Gott allein in mir



Allgemeine Bekanntmachungen & Gebet

Kollekte –  GM 529 Ewig Vater, deine Güte


Gottes Wort


Bibeltext – 2.Mose 20:12

Predigt – Kein Ansehen der Person




Schlusslied – GM 134 Schenk uns,Vater, deinen Segen



Gottesdienstleitung ~ Amalie Hiebert

Botschaft ~ Revita Schroeder

Versammlungslieder ~ Harry Wiens

Kindergeschichte ~ Amalie Hiebert

Klavier ~ Wanda Dueck

Hauptordner ~ Ronni Hiebert

Multimedia ~ Kayla Hiebert

Tontechniker ~ Torsten Giesbrecht

Welcome Centre ~ Dave & Katie Giesbrecht



10:30 a.m. Worship in the City at KR Barkman Park
There will be no English Service at SMC today.


Please pray for:

s  Susie Enns, Delores Tourond and Anne Unger in Bethesda Hospital

s  Peter Dyck in Vita Hospital

s  Gary (Carol) Martens as he begins chemotherapy in the near future in response to his cancer

s  Pray for our Missionaries:

Ryan Dueck – Winnipeg        Rachel Klassen – Germany

Ashley Reimer – Steinbach    Fredy & Rowena Hiebert - Bolivia

Congratulations to Abe & Myrna Warkentin who will celebrate their 50th anniversary on June 25th. We wish you God's blessing and many more years together.

Our sympathies and prayers go to Marie Rempel, Justina Rempel and family on the death of George Rempel on June 15th.  George’s funeral will be at SMC on Wed. June 22nd, 10:30 a.m.  If you can help in the gym/kitchen please come at 9:00 a.m.

Our sympathies and prayers go to Phyllis & Reg Toews on the death of Phyllis’s mom, Helen Dueck, on June 15th, 6 weeks prior to her 97th birthday. Funeral arrangements are pending; please check the Birchwood Funeral Chapel website for details.

Please check the Missionary Board for newsletters from Rachel Klassen and Ryan Dueck.



All those serving at camp this summer please let Pastor Randy know so details can be worked out with the Bursary Committee.



June 26, 9:00 a.m. German Service    11:00 a.m. English Service

July 3 – Sept. 4
10:00 – 10:35 a.m. Joint Worship in Sanctuary
10:35 – 11:15 a.m. Sermons in Sanctuary and Gym
       Children’s Church in Kitchenette (ages 2-6)
       (Contact Jennifer Hiebert if you are willing to help)
11:30 a.m. Finger Food Potluck
        Please sign up at Welcome Centre for the Sunday you can help.



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

Mon. June 20, 6:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball
7:00 p.m. SMC 75th Ann. Celebration Committee Meeting in MPR.

Tues. June 21, 7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball

Sat. June 25, 7:00 p.m. Arkbuilders at Helga Froese, 300 Stone Bridge Crossing. Mary Ann Hildebrand will share about her recent trip to Israel.



June 12 - 18, 2016

Our Giving: $3,351.30



June 26, 10:00 a.m. Discussion on MC Canada Assembly Topics. Come to discern the Future Task Force and Being a Faithful Church documents to help our delegates know SMC’s questions and concerns.

June 28, 8:00 p.m. Slo Pitch Baseball SMC vs. CFC at Diamond 1


Nurture Schedule

College & Career – June 21, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Bible Study

Jr. Youth – Wed. June 29, 5:30 p.m. Goldeyes Game



The Mennonite Creation Care Network (MCCN) creation care curriculum, Every Creature Singing has been adapted for a Canadian audience. The new e-edition will make its debut at Assembly 2016. Pray for an enthusiastic response to this rich and comprehensive resource.



Menno Mart is looking for volunteer cashiers. Please contact Steve at Menno Mart 204-326-1155 for more info.


For the extended version of our bulletin visit

Multimedia email address:

Sound Technician (P.A.) email address:

Please send all material/requests by Thursday 5:00 p.m.  



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.



Recovery of Hope counselling service has opportunities for contract position counsellors at our satellite offices in Steinbach (21 Loewen Blvd.) and Winnipeg (1055 Molson St.). Each of these positions is for part-time work (including one evening) with the possibility for growth. Applicants who hold a Master’s degree in the counselling field with a preferred minimum of 5 years’ experience are invited to submit their resumes to Visit for more info about Recovery of Hope.


MDS Volunteer Opportunity in the Yukon – MDS Alberta is rebuilding a house destroyed by fire in Carmacks, YT. A maximum of 5 volunteers per week will be accepted from Jul. 4 till around mid-Aug. Donations for building materials are also accepted; indicate “Carmacks” with your donation. Round trip transportation costs covered for volunteers serving two or more consecutive weeks. Contact Evelyn Peters-Rojas (866-261-1274) MDS Volunteer & Project Coordinator or Glen Kauffman (780-712-9064), Carmacks Project Coordinator, for further details.


MDS Opportunity for Families (children of all ages welcome) - Sign up for a Family Project this summer at Camp Assiniboia (Manitoba) or Camp Silver Lake (Ontario). All ages are welcome! Families work together to build cabins and other camp structures, with age appropriate work wherever possible. Both projects run Jul. 17-Aug. 12, with groups serving for one week at a time. For more information or to sign up, call Evelyn at (866) 261-1274 or e-mail


Fort McMurray fires - The fire that ravaged Fort McMurray began on May 1, the outpouring of prayers, donations and interest in serving continues. While the focus of that fire has been the devastation it caused in the city, the fire is still burning 6 weeks later. MDS will make an initial assessment visit to Fort McMurray and the surrounding area on June 19-21. Rebuilding efforts will only begin after an extensive cleanup of hazardous ash within the city.


Bulletin  Announcements for Sunday, June 19, 2016:    

·         To prepare for Assembly, all delegates are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the information in the Discernment Guide and be ready to process the items presented for decision:


·         Youth Assembly 2016 has been cancelled and replaced by #CovenantCrew 2.0 - Mennonite Church Saskatchewan is making alternate plans to host youth from across Canada for a Wilderness Canoe Trip during Assembly week – and more! See the invitation letter at and/or sign up via; 306-249-4844.


·         Mennonite Church Canada is looking for a casual receptionist to assist with vacation coverage over the summer, around Christmas, and throughout the year. Must be available August 22 through September 2, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information, including a detailed job description, see:


·         The Summer 2016 CommonWord Curator is now online. Check out the link to the new Church Matters podcast with Jonas Cornelsen representing the Emerging Voices Initiative, the 8th annual CommonWord Summer Reading List, and a great number of other new and exciting resources to download, borrow or buy:


·         You can find Willard Metzger’s response to the Orlando mass shooting of LGBTQ people on his Church Guy blog:


MCC Canada welcomes applications for Staff Writer based in Winnipeg. Applications are accepted until June 24, 2016. For more information and to apply, please visit

Cycle Clear Lake - Calling all cyclists! Enjoy a beautiful trail ride in Riding Mountain National Park in support of MCC’s food security work in Lebanon on Saturday, July 2 at Cycle Clear Lake. Registration deadline is June 15. Register online at or phone Reinhold at 204-729-8335.


CMU Events and Opportunities for Posting June 19, 2016

1.    Canadian Mennonite University invites inquiries and applications for the full-time position of Custodian; anticipated start date is mid-August. Applications should be submitted immediately and will be accepted until this position is filled. Please forward this email to suitable candidates. Inquiries should be directed to Dianna Robson, Director of Human Resources at or 204-594-0532. 


2.    Canadian Mennonite University invites inquiries and applications for the .6 FTE (22.5 hours per week) position of Outtatown Program Assistant; anticipated start date is as soon as possible. Applications should be submitted immediately and will be accepted until this position is filled. Please forward this email to suitable candidates. Inquiries should be directed to Dianna Robson, Director of Human Resources at or 204-594-0532.


3.    Don’t miss out on CMU Blazers Sports Camps 2016! Register today to reserve a spot!

·         August 15-19: Youth (grades 9-10) volleyball and basketball camps

·         August 22-26: Junior (grades 5-8) soccer, Junior & Youth ultimate (grades 7-10), and Junior High (grades 6-8) volleyball and basketball camps

For more details visit, phone 204-487-3300, or email


4.    Register now for 2016/17 music lessons and classes at the Community School of Music & the Arts (a program of Canadian Mennonite University). Individual music lessons are available in any instrument, and classes available include Art for Kids, Musical Theatre, and Music for Kids, Group Voice, Music for Young Children and more!  NEW this summer: Summer Voice Academy July 18-22. Visit or call 204-837-4870 for more information.


5.    Looking for Partners for international students at CMU: CMU is experiencing growth in international student enrolment and is looking for partners to assist in welcoming these students to Canada. There are varying levels of involvement needed, from one or two contacts to an on-going relationship with the student. If you would like to become involved with these students or receive more information on how you can help, please contact Sandra Loeppky at or 204-487-3300 x340.


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