Sunday, May 28, 2017


Opening Words and Prayer

Opening Hymn: “Come and be light”  STJ # 5

     “Halleluiah, we sing Your praises”  STJ # 88


Hearing the word

Children's Story:  Laura Nickel

Hymn: “Come gracious Spirit”  HWB # 303

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

Scripture - Acts 1:1-14

Sermon:  “Bridges”

Responding to the word

Response: “In Christ there is no east or west”  HWB # 306

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering 

Closing Hymn: “We will walk with God”  STJ # 78



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.



In Acts, the disciples are not left to their own devices... Jesus is with them in the beginning, promising them the Holy Spirit before the mission moves forward/outward.



Pastor - Dave Nickel

Worship Leader - Wanda Stuaffer

Music Leader - Julie, Jennifer, & Thad

Nursery - Dallas & Barb Schlegel

Nursery Next Sunday - Laura Nickel

Next Children's Story - Donna Yost

June’s Drivers - Byron Rahn

June’s Greeters - Anita Breckbill

Snack Next Sunday        



Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

Saturday, June 3 - FMC Shed raising/FMC Workday

Sunday, June 4 - Bowling at Parkway Lanes @ 2:30pm

Sunday, June 11 - Dave Boshart preaching

6/15-18 - CPMC in Sioux Falls

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

7/4-8 - MCUSA convention in Orlando

7/10-12 - VBS at FMC


Record for May 21

81 - Attendance

$ 1,401 - Offering

$ 41,623 - Year To Date Offering

$ 45,066 - Year To Date Budget


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



VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL will be July 10-12, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at FMC. Sign-up sheets will be available at church on Sunday for children attending and volunteers. Please contact the VBS Committee (Doug, Rachel, Jennifer) if any questions.


COME BOWL WITH US! - Sunday, June 4, come for bowling at parkway lanes on 48th and Van Dorn at 2:30 PM.


EMAIL - Are you on the FMC weekly email list? If you're not and you'd like to be, please send Dave a message.


TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME - We are planning a men's outing to Kansas City on Wednesday, June the 21st to see the Kansas City Royals host the Boston Red Sox.  The game is planned for a 1:15 PM start.  We will travel home after the ball game.  Please let Rick Stauffer know if you are interested in attending by the end of May.  We will need to purchase group tickets in early June. Come enjoy the ball game and feel free to invite a friend.


SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL teachers are needed. Please contact Wanda Stauffer if you can take a Sunday or two to teach kids or youth. It's a great way to get to know the kids, share your gifts or try something new.


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for Ramiro Hernandez, coordinator of Hispanic ministries for Central Plains, and for our Hispanic sister churches in Muscatine, Iowa City, Washington, Davenport and Moline. 


BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS – If you have something that you would like to share in the bulletin, please get it to Kathy Boshart by Friday at noon.