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Bulletin for Sunday, October 23, 2016

Worship Leader:                    Sarah Taylor

Song Leader:                           Sheryl Wideman

Pianist:                                      Linda Ramer                      

Greeters:                                    Frances Grove and Ruth Fockler

Order of Service

Welcome and Announcements

Call to Worship

Opening Prayer

Praise Singing

Offering

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 5:8-13closeEphesians 5:8-13 for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), 10 and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord. 11 Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. 12 For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret. 13 But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible, (ESV) closeEphesians 5:8-13closeEphesians 5:8-13 for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), 10 and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord. 11 Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. 12 For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret. 13 But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible, (ESV) for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), 10 and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord. 11 Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. 12 For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret. 13 But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible, (ESV)

Message: “Shedding some light on shame” – Howard Fortier

Hymn

Congregational Response/Thanksgiving/Prayer Requests

Hymn

Benediction

Bulletin Announcements

Ken and/or Dawne will be in the office/visiting Tues, Oct 25 through Fri, Oct 28.

Our next prayer meeting will be on October 30. Bring your lunch and after we eat together, we will pray together. Psalm 136:1-9closePsalm 136:1-9 His Steadfast Love Endures Forever 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,
for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the God of gods,
for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the Lord of lords,
for his steadfast love endures forever; to him who alone does great wonders,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
to him who by understanding made the heavens,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
to him who spread out the earth above the waters,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
to him who made the great lights,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
the sun to rule over the day,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
the moon and stars to rule over the night,
for his steadfast love endures forever; (ESV)
closePsalm 136:1-9closePsalm 136:1-9 His Steadfast Love Endures Forever 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,
for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the God of gods,
for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the Lord of lords,
for his steadfast love endures forever; to him who alone does great wonders,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
to him who by understanding made the heavens,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
to him who spread out the earth above the waters,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
to him who made the great lights,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
the sun to rule over the day,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
the moon and stars to rule over the night,
for his steadfast love endures forever; (ESV)
His Steadfast Love Endures Forever 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,
for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the God of gods,
for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the Lord of lords,
for his steadfast love endures forever; to him who alone does great wonders,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
to him who by understanding made the heavens,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
to him who spread out the earth above the waters,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
to him who made the great lights,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
the sun to rule over the day,
for his steadfast love endures forever;
the moon and stars to rule over the night,
for his steadfast love endures forever; (ESV)
& 23-26.

In your mailboxes you will find updated Wideman Mennonite Cemetery By-Laws. Please take some time to read them over. There will be a vote to approve these on November 6. If you have any questions, ask Paul Ramer.

Nov 5, 7:30pm; Nov 6, 3pm: Pax Christi Chorale presents Mendelssohn’s Elijah re-imagined, featuring Geoffrey Sirett, soloists of The Bicycle Opera Project, and full orchestra. Grace Church-on-the-Hill, Toronto. Tickets: $45; $40 (seniors); $25 (students) can be ordered online at http://www.paxchristichorale.org/tickets/

Nov 5, 9am-2pm – Christmas Craft and Bake Sale at Rouge Valley Mennonite Church.

Nov 5, 6pm, Parkview Village Auditorium – Fraser Lake Camp Raise the Roof Fundraiser. Come for dinner and a show by Rouge River Connection and friends. Event by donation with all proceeds going towards replacing our dining hall roof. Contact Director Kristen Berg to reserve your seat: kberg@fraserlakecamp.com or 905-642-2964.

Sat Nov 5, 10am-4pm. Attention students! The University of Waterloo Fall Open House is a great time to see what it’s like to live in residence at Conrad Grebel and to learn more about the academic programs you’re interested in at the University of Waterloo. For more information visit: grebel.ca/visit

Sat Nov 12, 9am-3:30pm – MCC Ontario’s Fall Conference at Elmira District Secondary School. Join Issa Ebombolo, creator and director of Peace Clubs, Wilma Derksen, long time advocate for those affected by crime and Krista Johnson Weicksel, MCC’s Peacebuilding Coordinator at MCC Ontario’s Fall Conference to experience how MCC is working for peace and justice around the world. mcco.ca/fall-conference

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) welcomes donations of money for its disaster response in Haiti, where people are suffering the effects of Hurricane Matthew. Matthew’s high winds and extensive flooding caused significant damage and increased already heightened cholera concerns in the Artibonite Valley, where MCC’s long-term reforestation program operates. To donate, visit mcccanada.ca/hurricane-matthew, call    1-800-313-6226 or send a cheque to 203-50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2G 3R1.

Conrad Grebel University College and the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario are seeking one or two people to serve as host(s) for the Brubacher House Museum in Waterloo, beginning February 2017 for an initial two-year term. In exchange for rent and utilities, this Mennonite-built historic home requires hosts who are willing to live on site in a private two-bedroom apartment and provide tours during the summer months and by appointment in the winter months. Apply by November 15, 2016. Read the complete job description at www.grebel.ca/positions

MYF Corner

Tuesday Oct 25, 7:30pm – Bible Study at Wideman Church.

MYF and past MYF are invited to a pumpkin carving event on October 28. For more details, check the MYF Facebook page.

 

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