Kingdoms and voices

Sunday, March 11, 2018


Opening words and prayer

Opening song:

     “I heard the voice of Jesus say”  HWB # 493


Good News in Outreach - Sri Mayasandra


Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Nancy Peters

Theme verse - Dallas Schlegel

Sermon Hymn:

     “Go to dark Gethsemane”  HWB # 240

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

Scripture - John 18:28-40

Message – “Kingdoms and voices”


Responding to the word

Time of reflection

Hymn of Response (please remain seated)

     “My Shepherd will supply my need” HWB # 589

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering 

Sending Hymn:

     “Christ, We do all adore Thee”  HWB # 105



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.




“You say that I am a king. For I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.” -- Jesus



Pastor - Dave Nickel

Worship Leader - Kathy Haake

Music Leaders - Jeanette/Anita/Leah/Megan

Nursery - Wade and Lisa Thiessen

Nursery Next Sunday - Dave & Sheri Nitzsche

Next Children's Story - Jolene Boshart

March’s Drivers - Thad & Jen Miller

March’s Greeters           

Snack Next Sunday - Potluck



Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

Wednesday, March 14 - All Church Small Group – India Night

March 18 - Pasta Cook-Off - Youth Group

March 23-24 - MCC Sale in Aurora, NE

Friday, March 30 - Good Friday Service @ FMC

Sunday, April 1 - Easter Sonrise service @ Antelope Park COB

April 6-7 - FMC Retreat in Aurora, NE

May 5 - Neighborhood garage sale

May 16 - Royals game (more details to come)


Sunday School

Library  - Adult Class – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Class – Bystander Intervention

Room # 6 - Adult Class – Uniform Series – Take 2

Nursery - Preschool

Room # 8 - Grades K-2

Room # 7 - Grades 3-8

Room # 4 - Grades 9-12


Record for march 4

50 - Attendance

$971 - Offering

$20,142 - YTD Budget

$15,978 - YTD Offering

- $ 4,164 - YTD Deficit




ALL-CHURCH SMALL GROUP - "India night" on March 14. We invite you to bring India-inspired food if your feeling adventurous in your eating, or other food if you're not so much... we will share a meal at 6:30p, and David and Kendra Wiebe will share some photos from their recent trip. We also hope to connect w/ mission/service workers in India (e.g. Sri?) in Sunday school, fellowship time, and/or worship time on Sunday 3/11.


MCC SALE - We will continue our MCC sale preparations with a few craft and woodworking gatherings. Please talk to Pastor Dave if you're interested, and we'll figure out a time.


CHOIR - We are in the planning stages for the Good Friday and Easter Sonrise services with Antelope Park Church of the Brethren.  Details on upcoming choir practices to follow.


MCC VOLUNTEER – Please let Pastor Dave know if you can help staff the soft serve ice cream, Pork BBQ, and information booths.  Also sign up for the pies and breads.


PASTA COOK-OFF - Have a favorite pasta sauce? Want to share it at church? You bring the sauce, the youth will cook up the pasta!  Sign up for the Pasta Cook-off on March 18. The youth will be serving up some delicious pasta to try out the different sauces, along with bread, salad, and desserts. Donations will be accepted for the youth fund. Sign up sheet is available in the Fellowship Hall.


MAKE IT AUTOMATIC - Did you know the church offers direct debit from your bank account for your weekly or monthly offering. Year to date our offering budget is behind -$4,164 compared to this time last year of -$1,041. If you are interested in setting up a new automatic withdrawal please talk to the Treasurer Brett Stauffer.


SERMONS AVAILABLE ONLINE – With our new worship presentation software, we are once again able to post the sermon recordings online.  You can find them on our website 


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for Central Plains churches that are looking for pastors. Pray for search committees, for conference minister Tim Detweiler and for candidates looking for churches that God may guide the search processes according to God's will.