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Bulletin for Sunday December 01, 2019

Speaker:                    Taucha Inrig
Worship Leader:        Laurie Hadden
Song Leader:             Sheryl Wideman
Pianist:                       Linda Ramer
Greeters:                    Laurie Marilyn Hadden

Order of Service

First Week of Advent


Welcome and Announcements
Candle lightning liturgy ( Hope can’t wait)
Call to Worship and prayer of confession
Praise Singing
Offering
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Sermon Tittle: God’s Promised Day: Hope Can’t Wait
Hymn
Congregational Response and  Prayer Requests
Hymn
Benediction

Announcements

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

We welcome Journey Church to worship with us today!

 To Committee Chairs: Please submit your Yearend Reports to the office by Dec 31.
Thank you.

Finances: Our donations to date are $95,000.00. Our budget is $115,000.00. Please consider additional giving before the end of the year. Thank you.

 LOOKING AHEAD – WIDEMAN MENNONITE CHURCH EVENTS

What Can’t Wait?  We know Advent to be a season of waiting, but is idle and passive waiting what God wants of us? To prepare to celebrate the coming of the Messiah, we will ponder together what things can’t wait.  What are the things that demand our immediate attention? What things call us to work and prepare? What can’t God wait for? Does He wait for our praise, reconciliation, and our sharing His Good News? Does He wait for the end of suffering, loneliness, and fear? This Advent, join us in imagining, and preparing for the celebration!  As we wait, what can’t?

¨ Tuesday, December 3 (9AM-2PM): WMCEC. Join us at sewing circle to quilt and tie comforters. Men and women are welcome. Bring your lunch. Beverage will be provided.

¨ Wednesday December 4 at 7pm: Christmas Choir Practice, at the church. All singing voices are welcome!

¨ Sunday, December 8 at 7pm: Annual Christmas Hymn Sing at Wideman Mennonite Church: Singing the Christmas Story! Please bring cookies or fruit to share and friends to help us celebrate the season!

¨ Saturday Dec 14-Christmas Banquet. at 5:30 followed by a program at 7:00.
Details to follow

¨ Tuesday, Dec 24-Candlelight Service at 6:30

¨ Sunday, January 5 at 9:45 a.m.:  Six month pastoral feedback and discussion regarding a further term.

LOOKING AHEAD – MENNONITE COMMUNITY EVENTS

Thursday, December 19 at 7pm: You are invited to celebrate the season with Community Mennonite Church at their annual Christmas Candlelight Service at Parkview Auditorium. Refreshments to follow. Bring a plate of cookies if you’d like!

Silver Lake Mennonite Camp 2020 Winter Retreats: Visit www.slmc.ca for more detailed information and to register for the following retreats:
¨ January 17-19: Fathers & Kids Retreat. A weekend for dads and kids to enjoy traditional winter activities while at camp!
¨ February 7-9: Women’s Retreat. Theme: Let Your Love Sing! Lessons of the Singing Bowl. Led by pastor and spiritual director Tanya Dyck Steinmann. Enjoy good food, conversations, and fun winter activities!
¨ February 21-23: Couples Retreat A weekend away to reconnect, relax and enjoy time outdoors. Led by Hendrike & Matthew Isert Bender.

“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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