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Bulletin for Sunday October 27, 2019

Speaker:                     Howard Fortier
Worship Leader:        Nancy Taylor
Song Leader:             Sheryl Wideman
Pianist:                       Linda Ramer
Greeters:                    Jenny Inrig & Ruth Fockler

Order of Service

Welcome and Announcements
Call to Worship
Opening Prayer
Praise Singing
Sermon: Why am I here?
Congregational Response
Thanksgiving and Prayer Requests


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

Willowgrove Executive Director Job Search
Are you a visionary, strategic thinking person who would be inspired to give leadership to an organization whose mandate is to provide programs for children and youth in the out of doors?  Here at Willowgrove, we come to work eager to help the diverse communities we serve care for God’s creation and each other.  Willowgrove, a Mennonite affiliated organization based in Stouffville, Ontario, is currently inviting Executive Director applications for a full time permanent position.  Willowgrove has several program streams: Outdoor Education, Day Camp, Facility Rentals, Fraser Lake Overnight Camp, and is a KAIROS Blanket Exercise partner organization.   The position will begin January/February 2020. Affordable rental accommodation is available on the Willowgrove 100 acre property. We are seeking a person with strong relational and organizational skills, with financial management and leadership experience. ,For more information and a job description visit our website at For questions, or to send an application, contact Board Chair, Freda Burkholder, Application deadline is November 30, 2019.


 Tuesday, Oct 29 (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.

 Friday, Nov 1 at 6:30pm: Small Group. Ruth Fockler is hosting the evening.

Saturday, Nov 9 (8-10am): Ladies’ breakfast in the Church Basement.  Details to follow .

Saturday, Nov 16 (8-10am): Men’s Breakfast in the Church Basement . Details to follow .


Saturday November 2nd, 9:00 am-1:30 pm Rouge Valley Mennonite Church will host a Craft and Bake Sale in support of Markham Inter-Church Committee for Affordable Housing and Canada Food Grains Bank. There will also be a Tea Room where homemade soup and biscuits will be sold for a warm lunch. Come and support our broader Mennonite community!

 Saturday November 16th at 7:00Pm: Fraser Lake Camp will be turning 65 and hosting a fundraiser at Rouge Valley Mennonite Church . Come on out for desserts, stories and songs!

Saturday – November 23rd – Annual Sausage and Sauerkraut Dinner @ Rouge Valley Mennonite – 6:30 pm. Tickets for this Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario
sponsored dinner and program tickets are now available from Dorothy Reesor (905)294-3427 or Don Miller (905) 640-3707.  Janet Reid from Markham Museum will be our feature presenter. Call to reserve your tickets in advance – $ 30.00 per person.
There will be pie!!

“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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