Church Bulletin


STORIES & SONGS PROGRAMME

 

Prelude........................................................ People PowerPoint

 

Welcome

 

Congregational Song...................... HWB 102 To God be the glory

 

Homecoming Choir

Praise to the Lord/Now Thank We All Our God...... arr. W.A. Palmer

 

Greetings from Mennonite Church Manitoba (MCM)

 

Stories – Buildings and Meeting Spaces

 

Homecoming Choir

Amazing Grace............................................... arr. Jack Schrader

 

Organ Solos

Sonatina (from cantata "God's time is the best time")...... J.S. Bach

St. Anthony Chorale......................................... Johannes Brahms

 

Reflections............................................ Nuggets and Narratives

 

Male Quartet

There's a Meetin' Here Tonight............. Traditional, arr. Ron Smail

 

Vocal Trio

Hakuna Mungu Kama Wewe (There is no God like You).................           Traditional South African

 

Stories – Women at SMC

 

Women's Double Trio

Be strong in the Lord................................................. Tom Fettke

 

Family Trio

Jesus, Hold My Hand........................................ Albert E. Brumley

 

Stories – Church Struggles

 

Steinbach Mennonite Handbelles

How Can I Keep From Singing?..... Robert Lowry, arr. A.B. Sherman

Canticle of Praise............................................. Kevin McChesney

 

Thanksgiving and Blessing..................................... Audio, Video

 

Congregational Song..... How great Thou art; Swedish Folk Melody

 

Postlude.......... Joy Unceasing and Infinite Praise – Tom Birchwood

                    PARTICIPANTS                   

 

People PowerPoint

Creator and Multimedia Operator............................................. Kayla Hiebert

Music..... The Rempel Strings – Rowan, Bronwyn, Kadri and Raina Rempel

 

Master of Ceremonies and Storyteller................................. W. Jac Siemens

 

Congregational Singing

Song Leader......................................................................... Rudy Schellenberg

Pianist......................................................................................... Margarete Dyck

Organist (also Postlude)............................................................... Karen Peters

 

Homecoming Choir

Conductors......................................... Rudy Schellenberg and Ed Hildebrand

Pianists.................................. Henriette Schellenberg and Millie Hildebrand

Organist........................................................................................... Karen Peters

 

MCM Representative – Director of Leadership Ministry....... Rick Neufeld

 

Organ Soloist............................................................................. Eleanor Kathler

 

Reflections................................................... Marie Rempel and Justina Heese

 

Male Quartet

Gerry Sapinsky, Henry Dueck, Ed Peters and Rudy Schellenberg

Pianist........................................................................... Henriette Schellenberg

 

Vocal Trio

Esther Mulamba, Grace Mulamba and Elodie Mulamba

Pianist...................................................................................... Millie Hildebrand

Guitarist......................................................................................... Ed Hildebrand

 

Women's Double Trio

Beverley Rogers, Lavina Thiessen, Marie Rempel, Bev Unger, June Snider

and Val Peters

Pianist........................................................................... Henriette Schellenberg

 

Family Trio

Ed Peters, Val Peters and Lyle Peters

Guitarist............................................................................................. Rudy Nikkel

 

Steinbach Mennonite Handbelles

Director........................................................................................... Karen Peters

Susan Nickel, Corina Ruus, Ethel Teetaert, Ruth Loeppky, Kelli Funk, Cheryl

Esau, Irene Kroeker, Lori Reimer, Katherine Bergen and Cassandra Wieler

 

Thanksgiving and Blessing...... Justina Rempel (100 in 2008), Rev. Abe Neufeld


We honour two charter members who are still with us.

Anne Unger         Helen Warkentin                                                                                                                                                           

                            THANK YOU                           

 

Logo and Poster Design.............................................. Kayla Hiebert

 

Faspa for Homecoming Choir and Thanksgiving Dinner.. Anne Froese,

                             Marianne Sawatzky, Ingrid Penner and many volunteers

 

Table Centrepieces........ Linda Esau, Antje Dueck and Georgia Sapinsky

 

Peace Pole Project.................................... June Snider, Wilf Sawatzky

................................................ Gerry Sapinsky and Georgia Sapinsky

 

Ushers...... Henry Krahn (Head Usher), Elmer Kehler and Larry Thiessen

 

Visuals............................................. Lavina Thiessen and June Snider

 

Anniversary Banners.... Cheryl Esau, Sally Steingart and Anne Gunther

 

Bulletin Cover Design and Much Assistance........ Daniela Hildebrandt

 

Sound Technicians................................... Rudy Nikkel and Dave Funk

 

Videographer and Video Editor............................. Mark Hildebrandt

 

Interviews....................................... W. Jac Siemens and Lee Hiebert

 

Photographers........................... Hans Hildebrandt and Lothar Dueck

 

SMC 75th Anniversary Celebration Committee:

1: Karen Peters (Chair), Randy Hildebrand, Helen Funk, Carina

Schroeder, John Enns, Rudy Schellenberg, Erwin Toews and Heidi Dueck

2: Karen Peters (Chair), Rudy Schellenberg, Randy Hildebrand, Ingrid

Penner, Linda Esau, Marie Rempel, W. Jac Siemens and Lee Hiebert

 

SMC 75th Anniversary Book Committee:

Anne Froese (Chair), Lois Loeppky, Cheryl Esau, Erna Wiebe and Peter

Block (The book will be published for SMC's 80th anniversary in 2022.)

 

SMC will plant a Peace Pole in front of its building to be dedicated on Peace Sunday, November 12.  The message, "May Peace Prevail On Earth" is proclaimed in eight languages.  Next spring a Peace Garden is going to be created around this commemorative, permanent reminder.



 


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