Worship | Bulletin
August 25, 2019
A WARM WELCOME. We appreciate your presence here today. We enjoy the new and familiar faces as we gather together, celebrating the precious gift of God's unending love though His Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. May the Lord help each of us to love, adore and worship Him.
Prelude (& Offertory) c/o Andrea Knight & Levi Early
Welcome & Announcements Jim Mumaw
Worship in Songs c/o Sara Byer
Children's Church (age 3 and up invited downstairs)
Worship in Hymns Lauren Rhodes
First Fruits Giving
Sermon: "The Quickening Power of Beauty " Phil Kanagy
Scripture: Psalm 96:1-6
Hymn of Response
Sharing & Prayer
TODAY AT WEAVERS
Nursery services are available.
Attendants: Worship – Kristi Driver, Lily Byer
THIS WEEK AT WEAVERS
Wednesday, August 28
Church Campout, Highland Retreat Camp, Bergton, VA (see announcements)
Sunday, September 1
10 AM Worship in the Tabernacle (Highland Retreat, Bergton VA)
Phil Kanagy, "Finding a Life Verse
Noon Fellowship Meal in the Tabernacle
Statistics for Sunday Service - August 18, 2019
Worship Attendance - 109
Offering: Budget - $4,657.02; school kits - $50; Building fund - $100
Happy Birthday wishes this week to Daniel Martin, Rebecca Shank, Stephanie Layman, Becky Beach, and Steve Brunk.
Kids Club begins Wed., Sept. 11, meeting each Wed. at 6:30pm. Ages 5-5th grade. Jr. High will also be meeting at the same time, so 6th-8th graders can participate. Invite a family!
Our budget offerings as of July 31, 2019 are at a shortfall of $35,678. Expenses are exceeding income. Please give as you are able and as the Lord nudges you. The Finance Committee is being asked to present an updated reconciliation of expenses versus income at our next Administrative Council meeting.
All are invited to help pack school kits for MCC Tues., Sept.24 in Shady Oak. This is a change from a previously announced. Supplies are being orders for 600 kits; money donations are welcome.
Coke products caps for the Mountain Mission School (MMS). Please save the caps from products of Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Mello Yellow, Sprite, PowerAde, Seagram’s Ginger Ale, Fanta, Barq’s Root Beer, Fresca, Minute Maid, and Fuze to help earn money for this solely donation-run school. There is a box labeled for collection in the foyer. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Joy Driver at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 540-830-0229.
Weavers’ Church Campout FUN, FOOD and FELLOWSHIP!
Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2019
Highland Retreat in Bergton, VA.
Camp sites have been reserved at the main campground for
Friday and Saturday nights, Aug. 31 – Sept. 2.
To reserve a tent area, camp-site or A-frame cabin, RSVP to Kristin Wenger by phone (602) 677-3587, or
Persons camping Sunday evening MUST call Highland for their individual reservations for that evening. ~ 540-705-0554
Harrisonburg Mennonite Church is offering a community ladies Bible Study Sept. 10-November 19. We will be studying Beth Moore's JESUS THE ONE AND ONLY. Get to know Jesus intimately as Beth leads you on a life-changing journey through the hills of Galilee with the Teacher, across the lake with the Master and finally on the road toward the cross with the Savior. Studies will be offered Tuesdays 9-11 a.m. and 6:30-8:15 pm. Contact Jeannie Smith 540-820-0136 for registration details.
Registration is now open for the "E3 Collective: Nazareth and Bethlehem," May 8-25, 2020. This trip will focus on varied work projects at Nazareth Village, Nazareth, Israel, and at Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church, Bethlehem, Palestine. The trip will be co-led by Dorothy Jean Weaver, Professor Emerita of New Testament, Eastern Mennonite Seminary, and Craig Maven, Lead Pastor, Harrisonburg Mennonite Church. For more information and/or a brochure, please contact Dorothy Jean at (540) 432-4276 (o) or at (540) 433-3336 (h).
The SOS (Sharing Our Surplus) campaign at the Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale will again raise money for worldwide refugee relief by encouraging attendees to match their generous spending at the Sale with a cash, check or credit card gift. Over $75,000 in additional money has been raised at the past two relief sales through this effort. Checks are to be made out to Virginia Relief Sale, with SOS in the memo line, and SOS giving can also be done online at https://vareliefsale.com/donate/.
Friends and participants of the Bike Shenandoah rides will have the opportunity to participate in an MCC service project on Saturday, September 14, assembling relief kits in 5 gallon buckets. Volunteer to serve! Also, make plans to ride in the 22nd annual Bike Shenandoah ride on Saturday, September 14. Register online at bikeshenandoah.org.
"Called into God's Family, we join together to be transformed through worship,
to nurture one another, to be equipped to serve Jesus Christ, and to carry out His mission in the World."