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Bulletin for Sunday August 25, 2019

Speaker:                    Taucha Inrig
Worship Leader:        Milissa Fortier
Song Leader:             Sheryl Wideman
Pianist:                       Lois Burkholder
Greeters:                    Laurie & Marilyn Hadden

Order of Service

Welcome and announcements
Praise Singing
Call to worship
Opening prayer
Offering
Scripture Reading : Esther 4:7-17closeERROR: The IP key is no longer supported. Please use your access key, the testing key 'TEST'closeERROR: The IP key is no longer supported. Please use your access key, the testing key 'TEST'
Sermon : Living Stones: Faithfully Built for Such a Time as This
Hymn
Congregational Response
Final Song
Benediction

Announcements

Pastor Taucha will be on duty Monday, Wednesday and Friday this week.

Please find, taped on the table under mail boxes in the foyer, the church directory’s final draft. Consider making any corrections where possible. The final copy will be printed out and distributed very soon. Thank you.

Mennonite Disaster Service Seeking More Volunteers This Fall
MDS has an urgent need for volunteers this fall, due to a rise in natural disasters and inclement weather delays this spring. We are thankful for the many leadership volunteers who have stepped up this season and are ready to rebuild and restore homes. Even so, we need the help of our weekly volunteers who are the physical hands and feet of Jesus in Texas, South Dakota, California and more. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve a greater number of disaster survivors this season and we hope you will join us in our ambitious endeavor to bring more people home. “As I think of the thousands of pairs of hands that respond, rebuild and restore homes after a disaster, I am grateful.” Kevin King, Executive Director for MDS. For more information or to serve please visit mds.mennonite.net or call 1-800-241-8111 MDS1.jpg photo caption: MDS volunteers from the California Unit (front to back: Steve Bell, Ed Lund and Ernie Cabrera) work on a client’s home in Lake Isabella, CA. MDS has an urgent need for volunteers this fall, due to a rise in natural disasters and inclement weather delays this spring. MDS2.jpg photo caption: MDS Summer Youth Project volunteers help to rebuild in Conway, SC after Hurricane Michael in 2018. MDS has an urgent need for volunteers this fall, due to a rise in natural disasters and inclement weather delays this spring.

LOOKING AHEAD – WIDEMAN MENNONITE CHURCH EVENTS

Sunday, Sept 8: school begins at 9:45 am.

 Saturday, Sept 21: Toronto Mennonite Festival , 10-4pm. Black Creek Pioneer Village . If you would like to volunteer for this event, please talk to Milissa.

Saturday, October 26: For the Children Birthday Auction in the WMC Basement.
Dinner will be served at 5:30 pm. Auction starts at 7 pm.

 LOOKING AHEAD – MENNONITE COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, September 25, 7:30 p.m.: Markham Inter-Church Committee for Affordable Housing (MICAH) is having its AGM  at 20 Water Street in Markham.  Come and hear about the progress of our current housing project that is now under construction.

Thursday Sept 26 at 6:30 PM:  The Hagerman Mennonite Church will lead an ALPHA program beginning at the church at 4581 14th Ave, Markham. The ALPHA program has generally three parts: a meal together, a video looking at topics of interest to a seeker followed by a discussion and questions from participants. This will continue for 11 Thursday evenings. If you would like to bring a seeker friend they are welcome. More information about ALPHA can be found at the ALPHA Canada website.

“The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”                                                                                                                                         Frederick Buechner

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