Church Bulletin


 

WELCOME TO OUR WORSHIP SERVICE

October 29, 2017 – 10:45 a.m.

Focus Statement: When we hear the words ‘social media’, we often think of our most recent Android, or iPhone or Instagram post. Could it be that our fascination with selfies may actually have gotten its start when God created the world?

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GATHERING  AS  GOD'S  PEOPLE

Prelude

Welcome and Lamp Lighting

We light a light in the name of the God who creates life, the Son who loves life, and the Spirit who is the fire of life. Thanks be to God who unites us in our faith, hope, and life.

Call to Worship and Opening Prayer

Congregational Singing

STJ 16 Praise with joy the world’s Creator

The Wellspring

STJ 15 Santo (Holy)

Scripture Reading: Mark 1:35-39

Prayer and Offering

 

PROCLAIMING  GOD'S  WORD

Children's Story – Margret Rempel

Worship Music – Take my life – Val Peters, Bev Rogers, Lavina Thiessen

Scripture Reading: Genesis 2:19-21

Sermon: “Selfies May Just Be God’s Idea” – David Balzer

 

RESPONDING  TO  GOD'S  WORD

Congregational Song of Response

HWB 545 Be thou my vision

Congregational Life and Sharing

Congregational Prayer

 

SENDING  GOD’S  PEOPLE

Benediction

Song of Sending

Colossians 3:17 (Let the words…)

Postlude

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Worship Leader ~ Margret Rempel

Song Leaders ~ Val & Ed Peters, Lyle Peters, Bev Rogers

Organist / Pianist ~ Karen Peters

 

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PRAYER & PRAISE

Please pray for:

·         Hildegard Adrian in Bethesda Hospital

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CHURCH FAMILY INFORMATION

Please note Daylight Savings Time ends next Sunday. Don’t forget to put your clocks back one hour.

The Mennonite Church Manitoba Fall Delegate Gathering takes place on Nov, 2, at Elim Mennonite Church, Grunthal. Pray for leadership and delegates, as the significant changes that result from the recent Mennonite Church Canada Special Assembly decisions are discussed.

 Gym Comm. Contact: Isbrand Fehr

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SMC THIS WEEK

Today, CMU Portable:  “Living Faithfully in a Media Age” with David Balzer. Session 1 - 9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary
Session 2 - 11:00 a.m. David will give the sermon
Session 3 - 7: 00 p.m. in the sanctuary
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Family Volleyball

Mon. Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m.  Steinbach Mennonite Handbelles practice in kitchenette
6:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball
7:00 p.m. - Session 4 in the sanctuary

Tues. Oct. 31 – Nov. 1, 9:00 – 3:00 p.m. MCC blanket making day. Please bring a lunch and a snack to share at coffee time.

Wed. Nov. 1, 7:00 p.m. Faith & Life Committee meeting in the MPR

Sat. Nov. 4, 7:45 a.m.  Men’s Prayer Breakfast at Uncle Jake’s Restaurant.  Bring a friend and come join us there!
 8:30 a.m. Sunbeams Birthday Breakfast at Smitty’s

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m. Steinbach Mennonite Handbelles practice in kitchenette

Nov. 9, 7:00 p.m. Worship Committee meeting in the MPR

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OFFERING

Oct. 8 - 28, 2017 – Our giving:

Budget: $ 16,501.00  MCC: $ 850.00

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SUNDAY SCHOOL for all ages

9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages

·         Children meet in the kitchenette

·         Youth meet in lounge (off the kitchenette)

·         20’s & 30’s meet at Coffee Culture

·         Adults in MPR

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COMMUNITY & CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Oct. 31, Providence University College guest lectures with John Stackhouse, Jr., Ph.D.  at the Providence Lecture Theatre . See poster on for details.

Nov. 5, 7:00 p.m. Vespers Service at MHV

Nov. 8, 7:00 p.m. Ray Dirk: Along the Road to Freedom: Mennonite women of courage and faith Book Launch at Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Nov. 9, Eden Health Care Services 50th Anniversary Gala Evening. See poster for details.

Nov. 13, 7:00 p.m. CHRISTIAN FAITH in encounter with Islam and Muslim believer. Hear Dr. Gordon & Gwen Nickel at the Steinbach MB Church

Dec. 12, 8:00 p.m. Steve Bell & the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert at the Centennial Concert Hall. See poster for details.

 


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! We welcome you and are glad that you are here. Please take a moment to stop by our Welcome Centre where you will find more information about our church.

 


“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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