Sunday, July 16, 2017


Welcome/Call to Worship


Opening Hymns: “Come let us all unite to sing”  # 12

     “This is my Father's World”  # 154

Hearing the word

Bible School Report - Doug

Bible School Singing

Bible School theme verse:  I John 4:7-9

Song: “Beloved, Let us Love one another”  screen

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

Scripture:  Matthew 13: 34-35 and 31-32

Message: “What's Your Mustard Seed?” 

Responding to the word

Hymn of Response: “I Love to tell the story”  # 398

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering 

Closing Hymn: “Children of the Heavenly Father”  # 616

Benediction and Prayer for Meal


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.



Message from - Dallas Schlegel

Worship Leader - Jeanette Harder

Music Leader - Jolene Boshart

Nursery - Brett & Mary Stauffer

Nursery Next Sunday - Wade & Lisa Thiessen

Next Children's Story - Julie Schlegel

July’s Drivers - Thad & Jennifer Miller 

Next Week’s Greeter - Rick & Wanda Stauffer

Snack Next Sunday - Kevin & Kathy Haake



Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

July 10-26 - Pastor Dave out of the office

Thursday, July 20 - 7 pm Joint Elder and Nuture meeting

Sunday, July 23 - Hymn Sing and Conference Report

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

8/30 - All church small group

9/16 - Neighborhood party


Record for July 9

63 - Attendance

$ 1,428 - Offering

$ 56,323 - Year To Date Offering

$ 60,088 - 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


 OUT OF TOWN – Pastor Dave and Laura will be out of town the next few weeks. They are travelling to see Karen, Adam, and baby Reuben in South Africa. Please contact the elders--Wade, Wanda, and Dallas--with pastoral care concerns.


UPDATE - Our existing FMC Directory has been posted on a white table in the fellowship hall.  Please stop by and review it for needed updates to your address, telephone numbers, and email addresses.


SIGNUP - FMC's annual job fair is underway... please be praying about ways you might plug in at FMC, see the sign up sheets in the fellowship hall, and sign up. Talk to Dave Nitzsche or another member of gifts discernment if you are interested. 


MEETING – There will be a joint Elder and Nurture meeting on Thursday July 20 7:00 pm at the church.


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for those preparing Christian formation programs for the 2017-2018 school year: Christian Education/Nurture committees, Sunday School superintendents and teachers for all ages.


Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

Romans 12:12

Quarterly Theme Verse