Church Bulletin


Willkommen zum deutschen Gottesdienst

16. Oktober 2016 - 9.00 Uhr morgens

Wenn der Glaube Beine bekommt


»Wer beim Reden keine Fehler macht, der ist ein volkommener Mann und kann auch seinen Körper im Zaum halten«  Jakobus 3:2b



Begrüßung & Einleitung

Versammlungslieder – GM 105 Welch ein Freund ist unser Jesus

GM 542Du großer Gott, wenn ich die Welt betrachte



Pastoreneinsegnung für Victor Kliewer

Übergangskommittee Bekanntmachung

Bekanntmachungen & Gebet

Kollekte ~ Gruppenlied


Gottes Wort


Versammlungslied – GM 161 Ich bin entschieden, zu folgen Jesus

Bibeltext – Jakobus 3:1-12

Predigt – Wertvoll Leben




Schlusslied – GM 312 Mein Leben gab ich hin



Gottesdienstleitung ~ Amalie Hiebert

Botschaft ~ Fernando Hiebert

Versammlungslieder ~ Jennifer Hiebert

Kindergeschichte ~ Helen Harder

Gruppe ~ Jac & Helen Harder

Klavier ~ Wanda Schroeder

Hauptordner ~ Henry Krahn

Tontechniker ~ Ronni Hiebert


Ab nächsten Sonntag, den 23. Oktober wird der Deutsche Gottesdienst eine andere struktur haben. Alle kinder werden in den Sonntagschulklassen von um 9:00 bis 9:40Uhr sein. Dannach werden diese wieder zurück zum Gottesdienst kommen. Bitte betet für diesen Übergangszeit in unsere Gemeinde, und ganz besonders für die Leiter unsere Gemeinde.


October 16, 2016 – 11:00 a.m.



Gathering As God’s People


Call to Worship &Prayer

Congregational Singing

Days of Elijah

Awesome God

How Great is Our God



Installation of Pastor Victor Kliewer

Congregational Life & Prayer



Proclaiming God’s Word

Children's Story

Scripture Reading - Luke 18:1-8

Sermon - You can batter my heart...but I will not lose hope!

Service of Communion


Responding To God’s Word


Closing Song – Grace Like Rain



Worship Leader - Eric Rempel

Sermon   - Rick Neufeld

Communion - Victor Kliewer

Prelude/Postlude/ Offertory - Margaret Dyck

Song Leaders/Worship Music - Jordan Hiebert, Gillian Hiebert,
Andrew Hiebert, Rob Sidorchuk

Pianist/Organist - Margaret Dyck

Children's Story - Eric Rempel

PA  -  Mark Hildebrandt



Please pray for:

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

·         Pray for our Missionaries:

Ryan Dueck – Winnipeg
Rachel Klassen – Germany

Ashley Reimer – Steinbach

Fredy & Rowena Hiebert - Bolivia

God’s blessing on Agnes Nikkel who will celebrate her birthday on Oct. 17th.

God’s blessing on Jessie Peters who will celebrate her birthday on Oct. 18th.

If you have a prayer request please contact our Prayer Chain coordinators
Anne E. Froese, 204-326-9334, or Lori Giesbrecht, 204-320-1742.



Gym Comm. Contact: Henry Krahn 204-346-4219



Today, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Family Volleyball
3:00 p.m. Arkbuilders will meet at Marie Rempel's place for a Potluck Faspa.  Any questions call Helen, 204-326-2615 or Marie, 204-346-579.

Mon. Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m. Handbelles practice in kitchenette
6:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball

Tues. Oct. 18 7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball
7:00 p.m. Sunbeam Meeting in the Kitchenette



Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m. Handbelles practice in kitchenette

Oct, 25, 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. MCC blanket making day. Everyone is invited to come for part or all of this time. Please bring a lunch and a snack to share at coffee time. Also bring sewing machines if you can.

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. 18, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Bible Study

Boys Club - Wed. Oct. 19, 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. Gym Night

Girls Club - Wed. Oct. 19, 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. Games Night – Bring a friend!

Jr. Youth - Wed. Oct. 19, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Session

Sr. Youth - Thurs. Oct. 20, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Session/Prep for Retreat

                             Oct. 21- 23, Camp Moose Lake Retreat


Oct. 1 - 15, 2016 - Our Giving: $22,747.93

Financial Update Sept. 30


Last YTD


Budget YTD









$ 4,830


-$ 43,657




Needed by Year End for Budget - $271,573

Additional for Roof Top Unit -        $41,125



Pray for the ministry of Pastor Nhien Pham as he walks with the Mennonite Church in Vietnam and Cambodia. May God continue to bless Nhien’s gift for nurturing precious relationships from his home in Vancouver, B.C.



"Good Soil": The Canadian Food Grains Bank and MCC are inviting us to send postcards to the Canadian Prime Minister in support of strengthening Canadian support for small-scale farmers in developing countries. Postcards and more information are available at the Welcome Desk and can be signed and left in the box at the Desk or mailed directly to Ottawa.

Oct. 30, 2:30 p.m. Opening Celebration for the “Along the Road to Freedom” exhibit at the Manitoba Legislative Building Rotunda. See poster for details.

Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m. Night of Worship at EFree Church

Schedule of Events for CMU Portable:

Science and Faith with John Brubacher

Sun., Oct. 23 - 9:45 a.m.  Adult Sunday School classes in MPR

                        11:00 a.m. - Sermon in English Worship Service

                        7:00 p.m. - Session in sanctuary

Sun., Oct. 30 - 11:00 a.m. - Sermon in English Worship Service

                        Noon potluck meal in kitchenette for anyone interested



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, October 16, 2016:    

·         Use your hands and heart to be a peacebuilder with Mennonite Church Canada Witness Workers Darnell & Christina Barkman in Manila, Philippines for a term of 6-12 months. Details at

·         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:


·         All are welcome to the Opening Celebration of “Along the Road to Freedom: Mennonite women of courage and faith” at the Manitoba Legislative Building Rotunda - October 30, 2016, 2:30pm. Paintings by Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery curator, Ray Dirks. Learn more at:


Canadian Mennonite University Events and Opportunities for Church Bulletins



1.      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 go to or call 204-594-0523. 


2.       Annual J.J. Thiessen LecturesThe Silence of Abraham, The Passion of Job: Explorations in the Theology of Lament with Dr. J. Richard Middleton, Professor at Northeastern Seminary (Rochester, NY), and past President of the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association. CMU Chapel, October 25 and 26. See more at


3.      CMU’s Outtatown discipleship program is now accepting applications for fall 2017!  Travel. Learn. Serve. With the world as its classroom, Outtatown’s eight-month experiential learning program will guide you on a journey of faith and adventure. Each site – South Africa, Guatemala, Burkina Faso – has limited space so don’t wait long to apply! For more information go to


4.       “Why Beauty Matters: Radical Amazement, Spirituality, and the Ecological Crisis” is the topic at CMU’s Face2Face on November 2 at 7:00 PM in the Marpeck Commons, 2299 Grant Ave. Presenters include mathematician Tim Rogalsky, biologist Rachel Krause, and engineer Randy Herrmann. For more information see


5.       Come worship with us at CMU Vespers, a monthly service of choral music. The Vespers season begins on Sunday, October 16 on the theme “In Gratitude”, with Shirley Bestvater conducting. This and all services this year will be held at 7:00 PM in the Laudamus Auditorium, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. For more information see


6.       CMU`s Orchestra in Residence, the Mennonite Community Orchestra, presents its fall concert on Sunday, October 30 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel. The orchestra will perform Elgar’s Enigma Variations, Vaughn Williams’ 5th Symphony, and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto #2, Second Movement, with Breanna Heinrichs, pianist. Admission is $15 for Adults, $5 for students, with children 12 and under admitted free. For more information see


7.       CMU Study Tour to the Middle East (Jordan and Israel/Palestine): April 26-May 15, 2017. Join Gerald Gerbrandt, Professor Emeritus of Bible and Sheila Klassen-Wiebe, Associate Professor of New Testament  on a journey in time to the land of the Bible. Meet people working for peace and reconciliation today. For more information visit or call 204-487-3300.


Hurricane Matthew - MCC welcomes donations for its disaster response in Haiti, where people are suffering the effects of Hurricane Matthew. To donate, visit, call 1-888-622-6337 or send a cheque to MCC, 134 Plaza Dr, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5K9.

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.

MCC Canada invites applications for Advocacy Research Intern - Apply by Oct 28 for this 4-month internship based in Ottawa. For more information and to apply, visit

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.


“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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