Bulletin

date: 
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Gathering

Opening Words and Prayer

Gathering Hymns:  “Jesus, hope of the nations” screen

     “How deep the Father’s love for us” screen

Announcements

Hearing the word

Children's Story: Dave Nickel

Hymn: “Move in our Midst”   HWB # 418

(Pre-K and younger children are dismissed to the nursery)

Scripture  Romans 12:1-13

Sermon:  “Transformation as Spiritual Practice”

Responding to the word

Response: “Lord, I am fondly, earnestly longing”   HWB # 517

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering 

Closing Hymn: “God is good, all the time”  screen

Benediction

 

 

Assisted listening devices and large print hymnals are available at the audio-visual desk.

The cry room has a speaker so you can continue to listen to the service if you need to step out of the sanctuary.

 

 

Theme

Transformation occurs through our yieldedness to the Spirit’s work in our lives.  Offering ourselves as sacrifices means giving ourselves over to God’s transforming work.

 

Servers

Message:  David Boshart

Worship Leader:  Sheri Nitzsche

Music Leader:  Jon Stanton, Wanda Stauffer, & Jon Harder

Nursery:  Kevin and Kathy Haake

Nursery Next Sunday:  The Mukuna Family

Next Children's Story:  Wanda Stauffer

June’s Drivers:  Byron Rahn

Next Week’s Greeters:  Wanda & Rick Stauffer

Snack Next Sunday:  Potluck

 

Calendar

Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

Today - Potluck Lunch

June 15-18 - CPMC in Sioux Falls

Sunday, June 18 - Church Positions Job Fair

Wednesday, June 21 - FMC men’s outing:  Royals game

July 4-8 - MCUSA convention in Orlando

July 10-12 - Vacation Bible School at FMC

July 30 - Anna Johnson from MCC to speak during Sunday school

 

Record for June 4

73 - Attendance

 

Sunday School

Library  - Adult Group – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Group – Sermon Discussion

Room # 6 - Adult Group – The Gospel Next Door

Nursery - Preschool

Room # 8 - Grades K-2

Room # 7 - Grades 3-8

Room # 4 - Grades 9-12

 

Announcements

 

THANK YOU TO Dave Boshart for bringing us the sermon today.  David Boshart has been a Mennonite pastor for over 30 years.  In 2010 he was appointed Executive Conference Minister for Central Plains Mennonite Conference. David will become Moderator of Mennonite Church USA this summer. David is married to Shana, who works for Central Plains Mennonite Conference as Conference Minister for Christian Formation. They have three adult sons, Tony (married to Tanna and parents of Marryn, Brynna, Kinsley, and Raelyn), Aaron, and Corben.

 

THANK YOU to all who are helping teach the children and youth Sunday School this summer.  There are still a few Sundays available.  Contact Wanda Stauffer if you are interested.

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL will be July 10-12, from 6-8:30 pm at FMC.  Sign-up sheets will be available in the fellowship hall for children attending and volunteers. Please contact the VBS committee (Doug, Rachel, Jennifer) with any questions.

 

HOT OFF THE PRESS - Copies of Our Daily Bread devotional booklets for June, July and August are available in the fellowship hall.

 

CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for our conference annual meeting being held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, next weekend.

 

THANK YOU - Kenneth and I would like to thank everyone in our FMC community for your support and prayers that you have given to us as we start this new chapter of our lives together. We will do our best to show the same spirit of loving and caring that the FMC community has shown to us, to our new community in Austin, TX. We would surely love to hear from you at any time in the future, and please keep us posted.  Love, Moon & Kenneth

 

POTLUCK – Please join us for Potluck lunch next week, June 18th.

 

NEXT WEEK - Next week Dani Jurgens (volunteer coordinator for Friendship Home) will provide a Good News in Outreach. We will have a quarterly mission offering supporting Friendship Home. We will read Romans 12:9-21 in the service.

 

WELCOME VISITORS! – We’re glad that you could visit with us.  We hope that blessings and joy may grow from our fellowship.  We invite you to worship with us again.  Come next Sunday.  Please make sure to pick up Welcome folder on the Bulletin Stand near the front door. 

O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. Psalm 34:3