Church Bulletin

Willkommen zum deutschen Weihnachtsprogramm

25. Dezember 2016 - 9.00 Uhr morgens

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»Denn ein Kind ist uns geboren, ein Sohn ist uns gegeben; und die Herrschaft ruht auf seiner Schulter; und man nennt seinen Namen: Wunderbarer, Ratgeber, starker Gott, Ewig-Vater, Friedefürst..« Jesaja 9:5

 

Weihnachtsprogramm

Präludium ~ Instrumentalgruppe

Einleitung und Gebet

Gemeindegesang ~ GM 229 Welchen Jubel welche Freude

GM 231 Unser Heiland ist nun da

Bibellese ~ Lukas 2:1-7

 

Kinderlieder ~ Oh what a special Night

~ Baby Jesus we Love You

~ Hush!

Bekanntmachungen & Kollekte ~ Instrumentalgruppe

Bibellese ~ Lukas 2:8-20

Gemeindegesang ~ GM 206 Freude, große Freude

~ GM 218 Stille Nacht

Botschaft ~ Für uns gekommen

 

Kinderlieder ~ He is the Light

~ John 3:16

~ Born is the King

 

Gemeindegesang ~ Der Friedensfürst

Segensgebet

 

 

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Klavier ~ Jennifer Hiebert

Versammlungslieder ~ Isbrand Fehr

Bibellese/Botschaft ~ Fernando Hiebert

Instrumentalgruppe ~ Isbrand Fehr & Fernando Hiebert

Hauptordner ~ Henry Krahn

Tontechniker ~ Gerald Harder

Welcome Center ~ Linda Esau

 

 

Heute und am 1. Jan. wird keine Sonntagschule sein.


WELCOME TO OUR CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SERVICE

December 25, 2016 – 11:00 a.m.
Focus: The Holy Way—let us follow the way of God’s heart!

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GATHERING AS GOD’S PEOPLE

Prelude

Call to Worship and Prayer

Congregational Singing

HWB #209 Oh, how joyfully

Mary’s boy child

Go tell it on the mountain

 

Candle lighting

Congregational song ~ Hope is a candle

 

OUR LIFE TOGETHER

Congregational Life and Prayer

Offering

 

PRAISE, CONFESSION, ASSURANCE

Christmas Reading ~ Psalm 150

Congregational Song

HWB #201 Hark! The herald angels sing

Prayer of Confession and Words of Assurance

 

PROCLAIMING GOD’S WORD

Congregational song

HWB #194 Away in a manger

Children's Story

Scripture Reading:  Luke 2:1-21

Sermon ~ “The Night of the Heavenly Hosts”

 

RESPONDING TO GOD’S WORD

Sending

Closing Song

HWB #318 Joy to the world

Postlude

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Worship Leader ~ Heiko Giesbrecht

Sermon ~ Victor Kliewer

Children's Story ~ Bev Unger

Song Leaders ~ Val & Ed Peters, Henry Dueck, Bev Unger

Pianist/Prelude/Offertory ~ Margarete Dyck

Organist/Postlude ~ Karen Peters

Sound ~ Jim Martens

Head Usher ~ Henry Krahn

Welcome Center ~ Linda Esau

 

PRAYER & PRAISE

·         Bill Schroeder who now home from the hospital

 

If you have a prayer request please contact our Prayer Chain coordinators
Anne E. Froese, 204-326-9334, efroese2@mymts.net or Lori Giesbrecht,
204-320-1742.

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CHURCH FAMILY INFORMATION

The church office will be closed Dec. 27 and Jan. 3.

SMC Annual Reports are due Jan. 10th. Please submit all reports to daniela@steinbachmennonite.ca.

Gym Comm. Contact: Isbrand Fehr 204-392-5831

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OFFERING

Dec. 18 - 24, 2016 - Our Giving: $24,977.00

Needed by the end of the year for Budget: $135,738

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SMC THIS WEEK

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

Mon. Dec. 26, NO Men’s Volleyball

Tues. Dec. 27, NO Women’s Volleyball

Sat. Dec. 31, 7:00 p.m. Arkbuilders meet in kitchenette. Bring table games, snacks, sweets. Everybody is welcome!

Sat. Jan. 7, 7:45 a.m. Men's Prayer Breakfast at Uncle Jake's.
Speaker: Heiko Giesbrecht, MC: Homer Janzen.

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NO SUNDAY SCHOOL Dec. 25 & jan. 1

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COMMUNITY & CONFERENCE EVENTS

Jan. 12, 7:00 p.m. Members of MCM congregations are invited to a special meeting at Fort Garry Men. Wpg. Program: MCM reports and conversation about further processing of Being a Faithful Church. 

 

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SMC VISION STATEMENT

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.                                                       



 


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