Church Bulletin


July 3, 2016 – 10:00 A.M.

Summer Theme: Imago Dei


Gathering as God’s People


Call to Worship & Prayer

Congregational Singing

Come, all you people

HWB 46 I sing the mighty power of God

GM 58 Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König


Our Life Together

Congregational Life and Prayer

Offering ~ Morning has broken


Proclaiming God’s Word

Children’s Story

Congregational Song ~ HWB 50 Praise the Lord, sing hallelujah

Following song, those wanting to participate in:

·         English Worship proceed to the gym

·         Children’s Church (ages 2-6) proceed to Kitchenette


German Worship in the Sanctuary

Scripture Reading ~ Epheser 2:10

Sermon ~ Kunstwerk Gottes

Closing Song ~ GM 542 Du Großer Gott, wenn ich die Welt betrachte


English Worship in the Gym

Scripture Reading ~ Genesis 1:27, Matthew 22:15-22

Sermon ~ Give to God what is God’s (Creator)

Closing Song ~ Go now in peace


11:30 a.m. Finger Food Potluck Lunch in the Gym


Children’s Story ~ Kristy Rempel

PA ~ Erwin Toews

Pianist/Prelude/Postlude ~ Margarete Dyck

English Sermon ~ Heiko Giesbrecht

German Sermon ~ Fernando Hiebert

Song Leaders/Offertory ~ Val & Ed Peters, Ed Hildebrand, Kristy Rempel, Gerry Sapinsky

Worship Leaders ~ Heiko Giesbrecht, Fernando Hiebert

Head Usher ~ Trudy Hiebert

Welcome Center ~ Jacob & Susie Krahn




Please pray for:

s  Susie Enns, Emmy Schmidt, 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  Agnes Nikkel, Tina Nikkel,  Jessie Peters, Susana Siemens,
Frieda Wallman, Helen Warkentin (
Bethesda Place), Agnes Ketler,
Agnes Steingart
(Niverville),  Justina Rempel, (Maplewood),
John Kathler (Bethania)

God’s blessing on Frank Sawatzky who will celebrate his birthday on July 4th.

Congratulations to Rob & Kim Sidorchuk who will celebrate their 25th anniversary July 6th. We wish you God’s blessing and many more years together.



The Canadian Mennonite mailing list has been updated. If you do not wish to receive this free magazine, please contact the church office.

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

If you have an emergency and need a pastor on the weekend, please call the church office and the answering machine will give you instructions on how a pastor can be reached.



June 26 – July 2, 2016

Our Giving: $4,035.00



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

Mon. July 4, 6:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball
8:00 p.m. Slo Pitch Baseball SMC vs. Southland #1 at Diamond 1
9:30 p.m  Slo Pitch Baseball SMC vs. Southland #3 at Diamond 1

Tues. July 5, 7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball

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


Nurture Schedule

College & Career – Bi-weekly Bible Study



Pray for the Assembly planners as they work on the final details for next week’s gathering, as well as for all leaders, delegates, attendees and staff who are travelling to Saskatoon, SK for Mennonite Church Canada Assembly 2016.



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

July 20, 7:00 p.m. Christian Fellowship Church is hosting a Trivia Night and Ministry Partnership Development evening for Rachel Klassen, serving at Black Forest Academy in Germany.  An evening of fun, light-hearted trivia competition.  No preparation needed.  Invite your friends & family.  Even if you don’t love trivia, come out for an evening of fun and fellowship.  You will also have the opportunity to hear about BFA and ways to partner in ministry. 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, July 3, 2016:    

·         Livestream Assembly 2016 coverage and issues of the Assembled News will be available via There is still time to sign up to receive Assembled News by email, delivered straight to your inbox each day of Assembly 2016:

·         The  Mennonite Church Canada Assembly 2016 Report Book is available online at

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


·         A brand new edition of WoW! International Report (World of Witness) is available. Subscribe now to receive a copy of the 8 page newsletter and stay in tune with what God is doing around the world:


·         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:


·         Add your voice to Canada’s Climate Consultation: as participants prepare for the day-long Creation Care event - July 11th near Saskatoon, directly following Mennonite Church Canada Assembly 2016.


·         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


CMU Events and Opportunities for Posting July 3, 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.    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.


Hosts needed - MCC Manitoba is seeking host families for participants in IVEP (MCC's International Volunteer Exchange Program) for an 11-month period beginning in September. Host families are needed for two young men from Chad and Ethiopia who will be based in Winnipeg. For more information, please contact Katie Froese at 204-925-1929 or  

Manitoba Student Awards - Apply today if you're interested in work that aligns with MCC Manitoba’s areas of focus (like peace, restorative justice, human rights, servant leadership, and sustainable development). For more information and to apply, visit


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