Worship | Bulletin
Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 10:30AM
(we are back in our church sanctuary after our Building Project completion)
Welcome & Announcements Dennis Kuhns
First Fruits Giving
(Children will pass cups for My Coins Count)
Dedication of Relief Sale Items Isaac Driver
Scripture Reading 2 Timothy 3:12-18
Worship in Song c/o Julia Alleman
VT #496 "I Owe the Lord a Morning Song"
VT #47 "God of Our Strength"
VT #420 "God of the Bible"
Message: "Who Says?" Curt Stutzman
Scripture: Matthew 5:17-30
Song of Response VT #480 "I Am the Bread of Life"
(live stream will end)
Sharing and Prayer
Sending Song VT #398 "Thy Word Is a Lamp"
VT= Voices Together purple hymnal
Nursery is available in an adjoining room during the Worship Service
(staffed today by: Annie King or Emily Wenger, Barb Martin)
Upcoming Weavers Calendar
Happy Birthday this week to: Joe Early and Hannah Schoenhals.
Thank you for your continued contributions. Ways to give may include your bank's bill pay, which is often a free service. Other ways are via mail, paypal on the church website, bank transfer or dropping by the office. Designations from this past week: Missions - $1,343; MCC school kits project - $25; CJP - $50; Budget - $1223.16
Anyone is welcome to join a Sunday school class taught by Dennis Kuhns, looking at various world religions, starting today Sunday, Oct. 1. We will meet in the second class room in the new addition.
We will be having a dedication of our new church addition, during the service next Sunday, Oct. 8. You are welcome to invite others! We will follow the morning worship with a noon meal in Shady Oak, and there will be a time for visitors to tour the addition until 1:30pm. -- It would be appreciated if each family bring a main dish (consider using a crock-pot) and either a salad, dessert or bread. Please bring enough food for your family and guests too.
Harvest Barn Party at the Mumbauer's barn, Singers Glen: Friday, Oct. 13, 6:30-9:30pm. Brings snacks to share, a lawn chair, and a small bag of apples (for cider making). There will be a caller from 7-9pm for line dancing.
On October 6-7, the 2023 Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale will be held at the Rockingham County fairgrounds in Harrisonburg, VA. Enjoy auctions, marketplace, food, run for relief 5k walk/run, My Coins Count, music, children's activities and more! You can find more details and see the latest updates by visiting vareliefsale.com or the Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale Facebook page.
Fresh baked, homemade cookies are needed for the Friday evening meal at the Relief Sale. A sign-up sheet will be in the foyer, in Sunday School classes, or RSVP to Dianna Lehman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-810-2706. Have them packaged 2 cookies to a baggie and brought to Shady Oak by 11 a.m. on Friday morning, Oct. 6.
Also needed to borrow: 13 electric roaster/cookers for the Friday evening mac & cheese. Contact Dianna Lehman email@example.com or 540-810-2706 and have them to Shady Oak by Thursday, Oct. 5.
Baked goods for the Relief Sale are always in high demand and in short supply. Foil pans are available today. Deliver items to the fairgrounds Friday afternoon or Saturday morning, or to Weavers kitchen by 11 on Friday. Volunteers will price items.
Sharing Our Surplus: While enjoying delicious food, good fellowship, and your choice of quilts, crafts and other Relief Sale items October 6 and 7, please stop by the Sharing Our Surplus (SOS) giving tent and make a generous donation by cash, check or credit card to add to much needed MCC funds to help refugees around the world. You can also donate on the Relief Sale website or send a check made out to the Mennonite Relief Sale (with SOS on the memo line) and send it to Relief Sale, 601 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22802.
Young Adult Event: Pick-Up Soccer, Sept 30th @ 6:30pm
Plan to attend the Weavers Fall Block Party October 29 from 4:00 - 6:30pm for a time of fellowship and fun. There will be a bouncy slide, popcorn, candy and activities and games for all ages. Hotdogs, macaroni and cheese and ice cream bars will be provided and will be available beginning at 5:30pm, with tables both inside and outside for choice of eating location. Children may wear costumes if they wish.
Plan to attend the Fall Block Party October 29, from 4:00 - 6:30pm for a time of fellowship and fun. There will be a bouncy slide, popcorn, candy and activities and games for all ages. Hotdogs, macaroni and cheese and ice cream bars will be provided and will be available beginning at 5:30pm, with tables both inside and outside for choice of eating location. Children may wear costumes if they wish. A comforter (to be donated for relief) will be set up inside for anyone willing to help with knotting.
Be sure to stop by the "Alumni and Friends of MCC" gathering on Saturday morning, October 7 at 11:00 a.m (at Relief Sale). for storytelling and fellowship in the big barn just outside the entry to the breakfast venue. We'll be hearing from recently returned Serving And Learning Together (SALT) participant Evan Strong, who served as an Agriculture and Nutrition Researcher for the Rural Institute for Community Development (RICOD) in Chapagaun, Nepal.
Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk webinar. October 24, 2003 7pm by Ken Yoder. At the end of this session, participants should be able to develop practical safety plans with demonstrated effectiveness for a person re-entering the community following hospitalization for serious suicide concerns. Register at virginiaconference.org.
Confident Caregiver Conference - Help, Hope & Healing for Family Caregivers: Oct. 17 - 9am-3pm, Blue Ridge Community College. register at 540-615-5341 vpas.info
2024 Seek Discipleship Program - MCC Cambodia. MCC is seeking Seek program participants! Seek is a six-month discipleship program that focuses on encouraging young adults (18-20years of age) to explore what it means to be an Anabaptist follower of Jesus Christ. The Seek program runs from January 15 - June 24, 2024 and will be comprised of 6-10 international participants and will take place in Cambodia. The program will include guided Bible study, service opportunities, cultural immersion and meaningful interaction with Cambodian Christians of various faith traditions. Visit mcc.org/seek for more information and to apply!
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