Church Bulletin

Willkommen zum Deutschen Gottesdienst

26. Juni 2016 - 9.00 Uhr morgens


»Denn das ist der Wille Gottes, eure Heiligung... « 1. Thessalonicher 4:3



Präludium - Gruppenlieder

Begrüßung und Einleitung

Versammlungslied – GM 331 Ein feste Burg is unser Gott



Allgemeine Bekanntmachungen & Gebet

Kollekte ~ Gruppenlied


Gottes Wort



Bibeltext – 1 Thessalonicher 4:1-3

Predigt – Wie Heilig will ich sein?




Schlusslied – GM 369 Solang mein Jesus lebt




Gottesdienstleitung ~ Jac Harder

Botschaft ~ Fernando Hiebert

Versammlungslieder ~ Isbrand Fehr

Kindergeschichte ~ Fernando Hiebert

Klavier ~ Karen Peters

Gruppe ~ Isbrand Fehr

Hauptordner ~ Erdman Penner

Multimedia ~ Samantha Hiebert

Tontechniker ~ Gerald Harder

Welcome Centre ~ Jacob & Revita Schroeder




Sunday, June 26, 2016, 11:00 a.m.


Gathering As God’s People


Call to Worship & Prayer

Congregational Singing

Blessed Be Your Name
Awesome God

How Great Is Our God



Congregational Life and Prayer



Proclaiming God’s Word

Children’s Story

Congregational Song ~ How Deep the Father’s Love

Scripture Reading ~ Revelation 1:1-8

Sermon ~ Attributes of God


Responding To God’s Word


Closing Song ~ In Christ Alone




Children’s Story ~ Susan Wiebe

Multimedia ~ Samantha Hiebert

Organist/Prelude/Offertory ~ Karen Peters

PA ~ Gerald Harder

Pianist/Postlude ~ Jordan Hiebert

Song Leaders ~ Jordan & Gillian Hiebert,

Andrew Hiebert, Rob Sidorchuk

Sermon ~ Randy Hildebrand

Worship Leader ~ Heiko Giesbrecht

Head Usher ~ Erdman Penner

Welcome Centre ~ Jacob & Revita Schroeder



Scripture Reading for the Week: Genesis Chapter 1


Please pray for:

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

s  Peter Dyck in Vita Hospital

s  Dave Giesbrecht in St. Boniface Hospital

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

s  Rachel Klassen as she is in Steinbach for the next two months. She is open for visits.  Rachel will be sharing in the English sermon time on Sun. July 17th.

Congratulations to Norman & Ricarda Niessen on the birth of their daughter, Gloria, on June 23rd. Big brothers are Rodney, Jaime and Lewis.

In Memorium: We remember Mary Fehr who passed away a year ago on June 27th. Pray for God’s comfort and peace to the family and friends these days.



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

Who is interested in helping SMC in the following roles? Recording secretary: record minutes of Vision Council and congregational meetings
Echoes: assist with production of Echoes, computer skills needed
Outreach Council Vice Chair: coordinate and highlight SMC outreach ministries
Contact Henry Dueck to volunteer or suggest other people.

We pray a prayer a blessing for each of the following as they connect with their new church homes:

     Willie & Justina Hildebrand have transferred their membership to EMG Church in Paraguay.

     Resi Wieler has transferred her membership to Southland Community Church.

     Ferdinand & Betty Fehr have asked for their membership to be released.


July 3 – Sept. 4: Summer Theme: Imago Dei
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.




June 19 - 25, 2016

Our Giving: $4,035.00



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

Mon. June 27, 6:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball

Tues. June 28, 7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball
7:00 p.m. Deacons Meeting in the MPR
8:00 p.m. Slo Pitch Baseball SMC vs. CFC at Diamond 1



July 9, 8:30 a.m. Sunbeams Birthday Breakfast at Smitty's.  


Nurture Schedule

College & Career – Bi-weekly Bible Study

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



In their roles as MC Canada Witness Workers, Nathan & Taryn Dirks are engaging their community in Gaborone, Botswana, with the development of a community sports and activity park. Just recently, the President of Botswana came to visit! Pray for the Dirks’ as they share Jesus’ love with those around them in unique and creative ways.



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



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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.

MC Canada Bulletin  Announcements for Sunday, June 26, 2016:    

Encounter the highlights of the work being done by and through your extended Mennonite Church Canada family since the last Assembly gathering.

  • Issue 3 of Assembled News is now available to download from CommonWord: . Meet keynote speaker - Safwat Marzouk, find out the latest information about #CovenantCrew2 and discover the 2016 Discernment Guide at a Glance.   
  • Mennonite Women Canada offers women across the country a place to connect for faith-nurture, support and ministering across the street and around the world – and they need you! A woman with a heart for women’s ministry is urgently needed for the position of Secretary-Treasurer


Ø  Mennonite Church Manitoba



MCM is inviting all retired pastors and spouses to a day at beautiful Camp Assiniboia for a time of fellowship, reminiscing, worship, games and ministry appreciation.   Mark your calendars to attend this first annual retreat!    More information will be available soon!    If you have any questions, contact Rick Neufeld at the MCM office (204-896-1616) or by email:

·         Sie sind herzlich eingeladen Frohe Botschaft einzuschalten. Diese Radiosendung wird von Mennonite Church Manitoba produziert und am Sonntagmorgen um 7.30 Uhr (CFAM / CHSM / CJRB) ausgestrahlt. Im Juli wiederholen wir eine Predigtserie zum Thema: Die wunderbare Liebe Gottes! von Prediger Menno Janzen aus der Winkler Bergthaler Mennoniten Gemeinde.

·         Please join us for Frohe Botschaft. This German language worship service is produced by Mennonite Church Manitoba and broadcast on Sunday morning at 7:30 on CFAM / CHSM / CJRB. In July we will be re-broadcasting a sermon series by Pastor Menno Janzen from Winkler Bergthaler Mennonite Church.


CMU Events and Opportunities for Posting June 26, 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.


Drought in Ethiopia - Ethiopia is experiencing its worst drought in 30 years. More than 10 million people – including six million children – need immediate food assistance. MCC is working with partners in drought-prone areas by assisting with food, caring for livestock, and improving water supplies. Support our response today - call (204) 261-6381 or visit 

Children's reading program - Sam's Place is again offering a children's reading program this summer! This free program is located at 159 Henderson Hwy and will run all summer from 10-11:30 am starting July 4th. From Monday through Thursday children ages 5-12 participate in games and activities based on books. To register or receive more information, contact Amelia at

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