Sunday, March 18, 2018


Opening words and prayer

 Opening songs:

     “God is here among us”  HWB # 16

     “Before Jehovah's aweful throne”  HWB # 18


March birthday offering


Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Jolene Boshart


     “What does the Lord require of you?”  on screen

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

Scripture - John 19:1-16a

Message – “Awe”


Responding to the word

Time of reflection

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “Look, you saints”  HWB # 286

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering 

Sending Hymn:

     “God be with you”  HWB # 430



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.



Faithful discipleship replaces an unhealthy sense of fear with a healthy sense of awe.


Verse for 2018

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.  And what does the Lord require of you?  To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.                          Micah 6:8



Pastor - Dave Nickel

Worship Leader - Kathy Haake

Music Leaders - Jeanette/Anita/Megan

Nursery - Dave & Sheri Nitzsche

Nursery Next Sunday - Glen & Tammy Riedel

Next Children's Story  - Laura Nickel

March’s Drivers - Thad & Jen Miller

March’s Greeters            

Snack Next Sunday - All the Nitzsche’s



Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

Today - Choir Practice @ FMC 8:45 am

Today - Pasta Cook-Off - Youth Group

Wednesday, March 21 - Choir Practice @ Antelope Park Church 7pm

March 23-24 - MCC Sale in Aurora, NE

Sunday, March 25 - Choir Practice @ FMC 8:45 am

Sunday, March 25 - Communion

Wednesday, March 28 - Choir Practice @ Antelope Park Church 7pm

Friday, March 30 - Choir Practice @ FMC 6 pm

Friday, March 30 - Good Friday Service @ FMC 7pm

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

Sunday, April 1 - Breakfast Potluck @ 9am

Sunday, April 1 - No Sunday School

Sunday, April 1 - Easter Service starts at 10:45 am

April 6-7 - FMC Retreat in Aurora, NE

May 6 - Neighborhood Garage Sale

May 16 - Royals game


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

60 - Attendance

$ 2,877 - Offering

$ 22,380 - YTD Budget

$ 18,855 - YTD Offering

- $ 3,525 - YTD Deficit





LUNCH – Please stay for lunch today and sample our pastas and sauces.  The youth are serving you lunch!


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 -$3,525 compared to this time last year of -$1,385. If you are interested in setting up a new automatic withdrawal, please talk to the Treasurer Brett Stauffer.


CHOIR – The Good Friday Choir practice schedule is listed in the calendar.  Singers are encouraged to attend as many rehearsals as possible, but it is especially important to attend the final rehearsal. If you have any questions, contact Chad Boshart.


PLEASE VOTE - Outreach has mason jars and pennies in the fellowship hall for voting on 2018 Quarterly Mission Offering recipients. Please take five pennies and vote as you see fit.


EASTER SUNDAY – Please join us for Sonrise Service at 8am at Antelope Creek COB, and for a Breakfast Potluck at FMC at 9am.  There will be no Sunday school. Easter Service starts at 10:45 am


BASEBALL - The FMC 2nd Annual Baseball trip is planned for Wednesday, May 16th.  We will travel to Kansas City for a 1:15 Royals game with Tampa Bay, and return after the game.  Please notify Rick Stauffer or Dallas Schlegel by April 22nd if you are interested in attending.  Hope to see you at the stadium.


BIBLE SCHOOL - Mark your calendars! Vacation Bible School will be June 26-28, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at FMC. Sign-up sheets are available for children attending and for volunteers who want to help out. Please contact the VBS Committee (Rachel, Jennifer, Jeana) with any questions.


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST -  Pray for the staff of Swan Lake Christian Camp and Crooked Creek Christian Camp as they prepare their summer programs.