Ritual justice

Sunday, June 17, 2018


Opening Songs:

     “Halle, halle, hallelujah”  STJ # 17

     “Come, now is the time to worship”  STJ # 9

Opening words and prayer


Birthday/Anniversary Offering – May and June


Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Nancy Peters


     “What does the Lord require of you”   HWB # 409

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


Sermon – “Ritual justice”


Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “I bind my heart this tide”  HWB # 411

Theme Verse

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering

Sending Hymn: 

     “You are salt of the earth”  HWB # 226



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 - Rick Stauffer

Music Leaders - Julie/Jeremy/Laura/Rachel

Nursery - Steve & Angela Nitzsche

Nursery Next Sunday - Brett & Mary Stauffer

Next Children's Story - Jolene Boshart

June’s Drivers - Byron Rahn

June’s Greeters - Anita Breckbill

Snack Next Sunday - Stan & Jeanette Harder



Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

June 21-22 - Habitat roofing

June 21-24 - Central Plains Conf assembly in Lincoln

Saturday, June 23 - CPMC hog roast at FMC

Sunday, June 24 - CPMC worship at FMC at 9:30 am

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

Saturday, July 7 - MCC Golf


Sunday School

Library  - Adult Class – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Class – SACRED PASUSES - Spiritual Practices for Personal Renewal

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

Nursery - Preschool & Kindergarten

Room # 8 - Grades 1-8

Room # 4 - Grades 9-12


Record for June 10

66 - Attendance

$ 2,792 - Offering

$ 641 - Quarterly Offering

$ 815 - Mission Travel

$ 51,474 - YTD Budget

$ 47,230 - YTD Offering

- $ 4,244 - YTD Deficit



WELCOME BABY ROSE – We welcome Cody Levi Rose, who was born at 12:12pm Friday, June 1st.  Cody was 8lbs 4oz and 20 inches. Congratulations Jeana, Spencer, and big sister Penny!  Mom and baby are doing well.


SUPPORT - We are collecting money for mission travel fund (mainly to support Megan's trip to Nepal). If you prefer to give directly, here is a link to Megan's SALT Giving Registration: https://donate.mcc.org/registry/megan-eisenbeis-nepal


HABITAT ROOFING has been rescheduled for 6/21-2 (weather permitting). Please talk to Wade or Dallas if you're interested in helping.


BELTS – A big thank you to everyone who brought belts for Mark Schlegel and the Corpus Christi house.  Over 80 belts were donated, for both men and women.  Thanks again to the congregation and everyone who brought them!

-              The Schlegels


CLASS - Our community / communion, baptism, and church membership Sunday school class is tentatively scheduled to begin July 1. There will be an all-church component to the class: we will host two all-adult Sunday school classes in August (and one in September) in which we will have a group discussion on each of the bolded topics above.  If you'd be willing to share a few minutes on one of these topics, please talk to Dave.


MORTGAGE PLEDGE UPDATE: We continue to see generous pledges continue to come in to reduce the mortgage debt.  We have collected a total of $19,950 since our pledge campaign started.  Our mortgage balance now sits at $14,552 remaining.  Thank you to all who have contributed to reduce the mortgage debt.  If you would like to contribute to the mortgage reduction, please notate "Building Fund" in your check memo.


JOIN US - Girls ages 13–18 and women of all ages, please join Mennonite Women USA and Dove's Nest July 26-27, 2018, in Omaha for  “Empowering Women: Claiming Healthy Personal Boundaries,” an intergenerational gathering to provide practical resources and support on healthy boundary management. Find out more at https://dovesnest.net/Claiming-Healthy-Personal-Boundaries or talk to Kathy Haake.


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST -     Pray for those preparing for Central Plains Annual Meeting next weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska, particularly for our Nebraska hosts, office manager Monica Clem, and speaker Rachel Springer Gerber.


SALAD - Can you bring a salad to share at the church picnic?  Please make sure it has 12-15 servings. Let Wanda, Donna, or Barb if you can bring one.



Saturday evening( 6/23)  we will host a hog roast here in the FMC yard... please plan on attending (Barb is planning the food, Dallas the games... so please talk to them if you can help).

Sunday morning (6/24) at 9:30a, the delegates will be joining us for worship and Rachel Springer Gerber will be sharing the message.


MCC Golf Signup: It's time to signup for the MCC Golf Tournament held at the Centura Hills Golf Club in Cairo, NE on July 7th.  It's a 2 Person Scramble with Cart, Lunch, Awards, and Flag Prizes included.  Look for the poster in your church or at facebook.com/NebraskaMCCGolf for details.  Contact Glen to sign your team up.  Signup prior to June 20 preferred.