Church Bulletin


Willkommen zum deutschen Gottesdienst

02. Oktober 2016 - 9.00 Uhr morgens

Wenn der Glaube Beine bekommt


» So ist auch der Glaube, wenn er nicht Werke hat, tot in sich selber «  Jakobus 2:17




Begrüßung, Bekanntmachungen & Gebet


Versammlungslieder – GM 11 Halleluja schöner Morgen

GM 74 Danke mein Vater

GM 547 O Gott von dem wir alles haben


Gottes Wort


Versammlungslied – GM 548 Wir pflügen und wir streuen

Bibeltext – Jakobus 2:1-13

Predigt – Kein Ansehen der Person




Schlusslied – GM 545 Danket dem Herrn




Gottesdienstleitung ~ Fernando Hiebert

Botschaft ~ Willi Wiebe

Versammlungslieder ~ Berta Schroeder

Kindergeschichte ~ Karina Thiessen

Klavier ~ Jennifer Hiebert

Hauptordner ~ Elmer Schroeder

Tontechniker ~ Gerald Harder


Oct. 9, Es wird auch gebeten haltbare Waren (z.B. Dosensuppe, Cereal usw.)  mitzubringen für SE Helping Hands Food Bank. Man kann es während der Kollekte abgeben.



October 02, 2016 – 11:00 a.m.



Gathering As God’s People


Call to Worship and Prayer

Congregational Singing

Come all you people

STJ 16 Praise with joy the world’s creator

HWB 327 Great is thy faithfulness



Congregational Life & Prayer

Offering ~ To God be the Glory


Proclaiming God’s Word

Children’s Story

Worship Song ~ For the Beauty of the Earth

Scripture Reading ~ Psalm 103:1-5, 10-13, 20-22, Genesis 32:22-31

Sermon ~ Appreciating God’s Blessings


Responding To God’s Word


Closing Song – HWB 118 Praise God from whom



Children’s Story – Cass Wieler

Organist/Offertory/Prelude/Postlude – Karen Peters

Pianist/Offertory – Margarete Dyck

Song Leaders – Val & Ed Peters, Millie & Ed Hildebrand,
Shaun Neufeldt, Rob Sidorchuk

Octet – Millie Hildebrand, Kendra Friesen, June Snider, Val Peters, Shaun Neufeldt, Gerry Sapinsky, Ed Peters, Ed Hildebrand

Worship Leader – Heiko Giesbrecht

Sermon – Victor Kliewer

PA – Gerald Harder

PowerPoint – Jason Rempel

Head Usher – Elmer Schroeder

Welcome Center – Linda Esau



Please pray for:

s  Ben R. Dyck (Dorothy Fehr) at Bethesda Hospital

s  Agnes Nikkel, Tina Nikkel,  Jessie Peters, Susana Siemens, Frieda Wallman, Helen Warkentin, Anne Unger (Bethesda Place), Agnes Ketler, Agnes Steingart (Niverville), 
Justina Rempel, (Maplewood), John Kathler (Bethania),
Peter Dyck (Vita Hospital)

In Memorium: We remember Abram A. Klassen who passed away a year ago on Oct. 4th. Pray for God’s comfort and peace for the family and friends these days.

Congratulations to Ewald & Leonie Enns on the birth of their daughter, Shaelia Lialie, on Sept. 19th. Proud grandmother is Anna Dueck.

Congratulations to Arvid & Monika Neufeld on the birth of their daughter, Alayna Grace, on Sept. 24th. Proud grandparents are Arthur & Selma Neufeld and Willy & Sheryl Dueck.



Sun., Oct. 9, Thanksgiving offering will include items brought together for SE Helping Hands Food Bank.  Bring non-perishable dry or canned goods to the Welcome Centre.

Sun., Oct.16, Installation service for Victor Kliewer.  Rick Neufeld (MC Manitoba) speaking. 

Gym Comm. Contact: Henry Krahn



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

Mon. Oct. 3, 6:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball
6:30 p.m. Handbelles practice in kitchenette

Tues. Oct. 4 7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball


Oct. 11, 7:00 p.m. Vision Council Meeting in MPR

Oct. 13, 7:00 p.m. Semi Annual Congregational Meeting. See agenda on back panel.

Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m. Handbelles practice in kitchenette

Nov. 9, 7:00 p.m. Promise Keeper’s Understanding Your Identity Workshop at SMC. $20 Early Bird until Nov. 6. Visit or call 1-888-901-9700 to register. See leaflet at Welcome Centre for more info.


Nurture Schedule

College & Career – Oct. 4, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Bible Study

Boys Club - Wed. Oct. 5,  7:00 – 8:15 p.m. Gym Night

Girls Club - Wed. Oct. 5,  7:00 – 8:15 p.m. Craft Night 

Jr. Youth - Wed. Sept. 28, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. South-East Helping Hands Food Drive (Dress for weather)

Sr. Youth - Thurs. Oct. 6, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Corn Maze



Steve Heinrichs, MC Canada Director, Indigenous Relations, is passionate about implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action for churches. Pray for Steve and the communities he works with as they strive to raise awareness about justice for Indigenous peoples and residential school survivors.



Oct. 2, 4:00 p.m. Steinbach Bible College Fall Fundraising Faspa at SBC, featuring an old-fashioned Saengerfest and stories of God’s work at the college. Call 204-326-6451 for reservations.

Oct. 2, 7:00 p.m. Vespers Service at MHV

Oct. 7 & 8, Camp Moose Lake Workathon. Contact Norman Niessen or Andrew Brown at or phone 204-437-2091 to sign up.

Oct. 16, 4:00 p.m. Roseau River Bible Camp is holding their fall supper.  Plates are $14.00 and children 7 & under eat free.  Donations toward the ministry will also be welcomed.  Call 204-427-2445 for more info. 



Sept. 25 – Oct. 1, 2016 - Our Giving: $5,659.25


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2015; 12:30 P.M.



1.   Welcome

2.   Devotional

3.   Review of Agenda

4.   March 2, 2015 Annual Membership Meeting Minutes

5.   Updates

      5.1  Pastoral Team

      5.2  Financial

      5.3  Staff

      5.4  Vacant Positions

      5.5  Facilities

      5.6  Communion

      5.7  Worship:  Summer Schedule/Sommer-Zeitplan

      5.7  Worship:  Summer Schedule/Sommer-Zeitplan

6.  SMC 75th Anniversary in 2017

7.  Other Business

8.  Closing



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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.


"October 30: Autumn with the MCO - The Mennonite Community Orchestra, conducted by Professor William Gordon, are pleased to invite you to a concert featuring Elgar's Enigma Variations and Vaughan William's 5th Symphony. Also featured will be award winning CMU student Breanna Heinrichs on the 2nd movement of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto. 3 PM in the CMU Chapel at 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. 

Tickets: Adults $15  Students $5  12 & under Free"

Our children are so blessed to have Discovery Time in our schools. Many parents have expressed great appreciation for the program. This Bible-based class runs weekly from October to April in our public schools and is taught by people like you! We currently have opportunities open in several schools. Call Laura to register for Fall Training October 4 & 6 at 1-204-663-3300  So the next generation will know . . . Psalm 78:6      


MC Canada Bulletin Announcements for Sunday, October 2, 2016:    

·         Mennonite Church Canada is looking for a casual receptionist to assist with vacation coverage around Christmas, over the summer, and throughout the year. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information, including a detailed job description, see: Please send applications to:


·         Featured prayer request from the wider church (to receive regular prayer requests, subscribe to PrayerNet at:

·         Citizens for Public Justice invites you to participate in #ChewOnThis on October 17th, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Join communities across Canada in handing out lunch bags containing apples, magnets, and postcards, and engaging people in your community on poverty issues. This year’s postcards are directed to Minister Jean-Yves Duclos and call for a national anti-poverty plan that reflects the voices of those with lived experience of poverty. Contact Darlene O'Leary ( or go to for more details if you are interested in organizing or participating in a #ChewOnThis event in your community.

Canadian Mennonite University Events and Opportunities for Church Bulletins

1.       Making it Home: Learning Anew to Build Community - An evening of Story-telling, Dessert and Song in Support of CMU. Join us for a stimulating evening of stories about how communities like Altona, and church schools like CMU, are creating ‘home’ for refugees, new Canadians and for Canadians of many backgrounds. An Altona community leader, CMU faculty member, international alumnus and the coordinator of the CMU-Peguis First Nation Transition Program will share stories. A wonderful time of singing, led by CMU music students (including Nolan Kehler) will be included. Friday, October 14 from 7:00-9:00 PM at South Park Mennonite Brethren Church, Altona. For more information or to confirm attendance contact Joyce Friesen at or 204-594-0517.


2.       Xplore: Keep Thinking: CMU Χplore offers courses that investigate dimensions of the Christian faith, our world, and life in it. Classes run on Thursday mornings for 6 weeks, beginning October 6, and are held at Emmanuel Mennonite Church in Winkler. For further information see


3.       CMU Open House October 21:  A grade 9–12 ‘come and go’ opportunity designed for students to explore programs and opportunities at CMU. Join a campus tour, participate in a chapel, choir or a class - and enjoy free gelato. Drop in at Marpeck Commons on Friday, October 21 anytime between 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more information call 204-594-0523. 


Join the call for a Hunger Free Manitoba - Hunger Free Manitoba is a united effort of faith communities calling on the government of Manitoba to support those who are most vulnerable. We support Make Poverty History Manitoba’s campaign to increase the Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) basic needs allowance for Manitobans who are living in poverty. Find out how your church can get involved at or visit your local MCC Manitoba office to pick-up postcards.

Volunteer needed - MCC Canada Audit and Finance Committee: MCC Canada is looking for an accounting professional  to join its Audit and Finance Committee. This volunteer position requires a professional accounting designation with relevant audit and financial reporting expertise. Please indicate your interest by sending a brief bio / resume to Aaron Penner at Expressions of interest are very appreciated and will be accepted until October 31, 2016.

Ten Thousand Villages 70th Anniversary Celebration - Join us at 963 Henderson Hwy October 21-23 or 134 Plaza Dr October 21-22 for thank you gifts and sales to celebrate! Cake will be served on Saturday, October 22. Check with your local store for hours.


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