Church Bulletin


July 17, 2016 – 10:00 a.m.

Summer Theme: Imago Dei


Gathering as God’s People


Call to Worship & Prayer

Congregational Singing

HWB 66 O Worship The King

HWB 70 Immortal, invisible God only wise

HWB 167 For God so loved us (verse 1 German, vs. 2-4 English)


Our Life Together

MC Canada Conference Sharing

Congregational Life and Prayer

Offering ~ All hail the power of Jesus’ name


Proclaiming God’s Word

Children’s Story

Congregational Song – My God is So Big

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 ~ Psalm 50:1-6

Worship Music ~ Until That Day

Sermon ~ Gott der Allmächtige Herrscher




English Worship in the Gym

Scripture Reading ~ Matthew 28:16-20


Closing Song - Bless'd be the tie that binds


Children’s Story/German Sermon – Willi Wiebe

PA – Torsten Giesbrecht

Pianist/Prelude/Postlude – Leona Hildebrand

Offertory – Leona Hildebrand (piano), Joel Neufeldt (trumpet)

Sharing (English) – Rachel Klassen

Song Leaders – Nikarre Yutzy, Daryl Climenhaga, Nia Rogers,
Nahriya, Rakyde, and Teodrus Yutzy-Hiebert

Worship Leader – Randy Hildebrand

Worship Music - Vanessa Wiebe

Head Usher – Norman Niessen

Welcome Center – Hans & Irmtraut Hiebert


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



Please pray for:

s  Susie Enns and Delores Tourond in Bethesda Hospital Rehab

s  Peter Dyck in Vita Hospital

s  Irene Sawatzky who is going for open heart surgery on Mon. July 18th

s  Gary Martens who began his chemo treatment this past week

s  John Kathler who has gone through a difficult week

s  Pray for our Missionaries:

Ryan Dueck – Winnipeg
Rachel Klassen – Germany

Ashley Reimer – Steinbach

Fredy & Rowena Hiebert - Bolivia


God’s blessing on Susie Loewen who will celebrate her birthday on July 22nd.

Congratulations to Theodor & Gerda Sawatzky who will celebrate their 25th anniversary July 20th. We wish you God’s blessing and many more years together.



We still need some volunteers for the Potluck lunches July 31 and in the month of August. Sign-up sheet is at the Welcome Centre.

The MC Canada summary statement from the Assembly is available at the Welcome Centre.

Gym Comm. Contact: Isbrand Fehr

Volunteer Driver Contact: Erdman & Eva Penner



July 10 - 16, 2016 - Our Giving: $7,567.00



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

Mon. July 18, NO Men’s Volleyball
9:30 p.m. Slo Pitch Baseball SMC vs. CMC at Diamond #1

Tues. July 19, 7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball



July 20, 7:00 p.m. Christian Fellowship Church is hosting a Trivia Night evening for Rachel Klassen, serving at Black Forest Academy in Germany.  For more info:



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.


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  

Literary Night at Sam's Place - Come enjoy a quiet evening at Sam's, 159 Henderson Hwy, on Wednesday, July 20th, 4:00 to 9:00 pm. Browse our books, enjoy a coffee with a friend, or invite your book club or bible study. Buy 4 books and get a 5th free!

MCC Canada welcomes applications for GSL Program Administrative Assistant based in Winnipeg. Applications are accepted until August 15, 2016. For more information and to apply, please visit


Canadian Mennonite University Events and Opportunities for Church Bulletins


1.      Catch Olympic fever and get active at CMU Blazers Summer Sports Camps 2016!

·         August 15-19: Youth volleyball and basketball camps (grades 8-10)

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

For more details visit, phone 204.487.3300, or email


2.      Canadian Mennonite University invites inquiries and applications for the full-time position of Custodian. Applications should be submitted immediately and will be accepted until this position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Dianna Robson, Director of Human Resources at or 204-594-0532. 

3.      Evening Courses: CMU offers a number of evening courses as part of its undergraduate curriculum. These courses are available for audit or credit to students not enrolled in a full time program. Evening courses offered this fall include History of the United States from 1607; Film, Faith, and Popular Culture; and Developmental Psychology - Childhood. Additionally there are many courses offered during day time hours. For further information go to


4.      Take and Read: A Theological Book Discussion Group: Engage in discussion facilitated by CMU Faculty member Dr. Paul Doerksen during the 2016/2017 school year. The theme will be The Objects of Our Love: The Shaping Power of Attention. The first of four bi-monthly sessions will take place on Wednesday October 5, 2016 in the Large Board Room on the north side of Shaftesbury Campus. For more information or to register go to or call 204-487-3300.


PUBLIC RECEPTION, Saturday, July 30, 7:00PM, for exhibitions by Parvin Shere and Rhonda Harder Epp. MHC Gallery, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. Exhibition dates: July 18 - September 3.


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

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