The woman of Samaria

date: 
Sunday, May 6, 2018

Gathering

Opening words and prayer

Opening Songs:

     “Your love never fails”  on screen

     “How great is our God”

Announcements

Good News in Outreach

              Mennonite Central Committee - Megan Eisenbeis

 

Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Wanda Stauffer

Hymn:

     “Mighty to save”  on screen

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

Scripture  - John 4:1-42 Reader’s Theater

Message – “The woman of Samaria”

 

Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “How great thou art”  on screen

Theme verse

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering 

Sending Hymn: 

     “I surrender all”  on screen

Benediction

 

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

 

Servers

Message from   Gustav

Worship Leader Jen/Thad/Jon

Music Leaders   Jolene, Sheri, & Wanda

Nursery Rocole

Nursery Next Sunday     Thiessen

Next Children's Story      Marvin G

May’s Drivers    Tim & Rachel Balzer

May’s Greeters

Snack Next Sunday         Peters & Riedel

             

Calendar

Sunday Prayer Time       9:15 am Room #2

May 16 Royals game

June 14-16         Habitat roofing

June 21-24         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 29

70          Attendance

$ 2,806 Offering

             

Theme

The focus of the message about Samaritan woman is the MISSION: the mission for JESUS and the mission for the believer. Jesus is pointed out as Prophet, Messiah, and Savior. 

 

Announcements

Today we welcome Gustav, and his daughters will help lead music.

 

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME - The next game for the men's slow pitch softball team is on Monday, May the 7th  at Ballard Field.  Come out and cheer them on!

 

CELEBRATE - Our May potluck (5/20) will also be a baby shower for Denny & Vanessa and Patience & Jackson. Our June potluck will be early (6/3) and will also be a bridal shower for Bryce & Casey and Kelsey & Garrett.

 

STUDY - The summer Sunday school class will be a class in which we explore church membership, baptism, and catechism together. We will meet in the youth room, and, even if you don't consider yourself "youth," please talk to Dave or an elder (Anita, Dallas, or Wade) if you're interested.

 

 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.

 

CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST -    Pray for Executive Conference Minister David Boshart while he is visiting and teaching Mennonite leaders in Tanzania from May 2-9.