Lived Faith

Sunday, April 29, 2018


Opening words and prayer

Opening Songs:

     “King of Kings and Lord of Lords”  Screen

     “Great is the Lord”    

     “Seek Ye first”



Hearing the word

Children’s story – Leah Rediger Schulte

Children’s songs

Theme verse reciting


     “This is my Father’s World”  HWB #154

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

Scripture - Micah 6:1-8

Sermon – “Lived Faith”


Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “Savior, like a shepherd lead us”  HWB #355

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering 

Sending Hymn: 

     “I bind my heart this tide”   HWB #411



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.


Verse for 2018

8He 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 Boshart

Music Leaders - Jolene, Sheri, & Wanda

Nursery - Laura Nickel

Nursery Next Sunday - Tracy & Holly Rocole

Next Children's Story - Wanda Stauffer

May’s Drivers - Tim & Rachel Balzer

May’s Greeters

Snack Next Sunday - Jay & Becky Waegli



Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

May 6 - FMC Work Morning & Garage Sale

May 16 - Royals game

Sunday, May 20 - Baby Showers

Sunday, June 3 - Wedding Showers

June 14-16 - Habitat roofing

June 21-2 - Central Plains Conf assembly in Lincoln

June 26-28 - Vacation Bible School 6-8:30 pm


Sunday School

Library - Adult Class – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Class –

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 April 22

76 - Attendance

$ 2, 342 - Offering

$ 35,808 - YTD Budget

$ 33,485 - YTD Offering

- $ 2,323 - YTD Deficit



Today we celebrate our children, praying for the lived faith our theme verse describes.



CELEBRATE -  May 20 we are having a baby shower for Denny & Vanessa and for Patience & Jackson and their daughter Hora Dei (pronounced oraday).  The church will provide cake.  Please bring extra main dishes and salads.  On June 3, we are having bridal shower for both Bryce Nitzsche and Kelsey Nitzsche’s upcoming weddings.  The church will provide the cake.  Please bring extra main dishes and salads.


WORK DAY - Along with the garage sale, the trustees are arranging a spring work morning on 5/5. Please talk to Thad if you have projects to add to the list and/or want to participate. Rumor has it that the youth will provide your lunch free of charge if you're willing to help.


TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME - The next game for the men's slow pitch softball team is on Monday, April the 30th at Ballard Field.  Come out and cheer them on!


MOWING - The 2018 mowing schedule can be found online at


GARAGE SALE – FMC neighborhood garage sale has been scheduled for 5/5. People are still welcome to sign up to bring something. Bake sale items should be at the church by 8:00. Coffee and cinnamon rolls will be available at the sale, as well as a hot dog lunch.


CAN YOU HOST? - Anita is coordinating the home stays for Central Plains Conference in Lincoln (June 21-24). Please talk to her if you would be willing to host out-of-town guests that weekend.


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.


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST -   Pray for the pastors and chaplains of Central Plains and their spouses who are meeting together for a retreat this weekend in Schuyler, Nebraska.