Worship | Bulletin
October 20, 2019
Gathered as we are, preparing to hear God’s word and to worship our Creator, let us be the family of God welcoming and bonding with one another. Warm greetings to all!
Prelude (& Offertory) Sandy Byler
Welcome & Announcements Jim Mumaw
Worship in Songs c/o Sara Byler
Worship in Hymns Marvin Slabaugh
HWB 420 Heart with loving heart united
HWB 150 Wonderful grace of Jesus
First Fruits Giving
Sermon: "Anointed for Service" Floyd Blosser
Scripture: Isaiah 61:1-3
Hymn of Response
HWB 416 For Christ and the church
Sharing and Prayer
Benediction & Sending Song
TODAY AT WEAVERS
Nursery services are available.
Attendants: Worship – Kristi Driver, Joyce Nussbaum
THIS WEEK AT WEAVERS
Wednesday, October 23
6:30pm Kids Club
6:30pm Jr. Youth
7:45pm Sr. Youth
Sunday, October 27
Speaker: Phil Kanagy, "Israel's Lament; Israel's Hope"
Scripture: Psalm 137; Jeremiah 31:1-11
Statistics for Sunday Service - October 13, 2019
Worship Attendance - 116
Offering: Budget - $4,225.00; Children's SS offering - $25.00
midweek Budget giving -- $5,600
Communion - changed to Nov 3
Weavers Fall Block Party -October 31st
Happy Birthday wishes this week to Cameron Byer (today!), Rodney Driver (today!), Linda Nelson, Phoebe Coffman, Barbara Huffman, and Emily Wenger.
A wonderful Mennonite Women weekend retreat is planned for women of all ages on Oct. 25-27. Plan to join your sisters at Short Pump Marriott (Richmond) for rest and renewal. Our theme this year is “Rooted in Christ” presented by Deb Horst, pastor at Lindale Mennonite Church. Scholarships are available. Registration form can be found on the MWV page on the VMC website: virginiaconference.org/mennonite-women-of-virginia/
Our Fall Communion has been changed to Nov. 3.
Our Weavers Fall Block Party will be on Thursday, 0ctober 31 from
5:30-7:30pm, and is for everyone of all ages! Hotdogs and drink are provided. Please bring two finger foods and a bag of wrapped candy per family. Extra donations of wrapped candy are appreciated.
Next steps in Weavers Facilities Project: Administrative Council recommends the current design concept presented and discussed Sept. 29, 2019 with the congregation, and would like to request consent or offer of suggestions on Oct. 27, 2017, to move forward with acquiring further conceptual and feasibility drawing, including preliminary cost estimates, using funds already available in the Building Fund.
Thank you very much for all the birthday cards and good wishes! It was very much appreciated! - Pastor Phil
There have been some funds designated to help with the purchase of the recommended reading, God's Country, by Brad Roth. If you would like the church to order a book for you, please contact Sandi at the office. If you have already purchased the book, you are welcome to turn in your receipt for reimbursement. It is exciting to hear that a small group and a Sunday School class are reading and discussing! There is also a study guide available from the Herald Press website that has been printed for your availability (located on foyer credenza).
Have you had a chance to fill out the Appreciative Inquiry survey? Please turn it in to the box in the foyer. Additional copies are located there as well.
Come join friends of Highland Retreat at the Annual Highland Banquet on Thursday, October 24 from 6-8:15pm in Grace Mennonite’s fellowship hall. Enjoy a delicious dinner and an informative program on the theme of “Building Bridges.” Child care (with pizza dinner) is available for children ages 4 and up. A freewill offering will be taken to benefit Highland. For more information, or to register to attend, visit www.highlandretreat.org, call 540-705-0554, or e-mail email@example.com.
As VMMissions celebrates 100 years of making disciples, we invite you to our Centennial events, Nov. 2-3, at Park View Mennonite Church. A Centennial Program is at 7:00: Stories, songs, and a centennial video celebrating the past and looking to the future. On Sunday, November 3 at 4:00 pm, join us for Festival of Praise: An a capella concert in support of VMMissions.
Come support the annual WRE (Weekday Religious Education) Benefit Auction bake sale (begins Friday Oct. 25, 6pm) held at Shady Oak (Weavers Church), and auction, Saturday Oct. 26, 9am until finished.
Bridge of Hope Fundraiser – The annual Locavore LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR Event will take place on Saturday, November 16th at 5:30 (doors open at 5pm) at the Muhlenberg Activity Center in downtown Harrisonburg. There will be delicious locally-sourced food, engaging speakers, and auction fun! Please join us to help end family homelessness. Learn more at: https://sites.google.com/view/help-end-family-homelessness/home
The Walk of a Lifetime: 500 Miles on the Camino de Santiago. What would it be like to slow down life to the speed of walking? Last year Russ Eanes, at the age of 61, fulfilled a dream of two decades to walk six weeks an ancient pilgrim path in Spain. Come join him for a book signing and a talk about his experiences, on Oct. 20 at 7:00 p.m. at Park View Mennonite Church.
Join the conversation on faith and health! Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF) invites any Anabaptist working or interested in any healthcare field to join MHF! Students, practitioners, retirees–-you are all welcome! Write to firstname.lastname@example.org, call 888-406-3643 or go to www.mennohealth.org/JoinTheConversation.
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.
"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."