All the bounty

Sunday, July 8, 2018


Opening words and prayer

Opening Songs:

     “All people that on earth do dwell”  # 42

     “I’ll praise my maker”  # 166


Good News in Outreach – John White from Word Venture

Bible School recap


Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Laura Nickel


     “I am leaning on the Lord”  # 532

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

Scripture - Deuteronomy 26:1-11

Sermon – “All the bounty”


Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “What gift can we bring?”  # 385

Theme Verse

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering

Sending Hymn: 

     “What does the Lord require”  screen



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

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 - Jeanette Harder

July’s Music Leaders - Jeanette/Anita/Leah/Megan

Nursery - Tracy & Holly Rocole

Nursery Next Sunday - Wade & Lisa Thiessen

Next Children's Story  - Donna Yost

July’s Drivers - Thad & Jennifer Miller

July’s Greeters - Rick & Wanda Stauffer

Snack Next Sunday - Potluck



Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2


Sunday School

Library - Adult Class – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Class – Sacred Pauses

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

Nursery - Preschool & Kindergarten

Room # 8 - Grades 1-8

Room # 4 - Grades 9-12


Record for July 1

60 - Attendance


Focus Verse

Then you, together with the Levites and the aliens who reside among you, shall celebrate with all the bounty that the LORD your God has given to you and to your house.  - Deuteronomy 26:11



A BIG THANK YOU to all the kids who participated in vacation Bible school and all the adults who helped make it happen! We had a great three days of Peace Lab and learned different ways that we can practice peace. -Rachel, Jennifer, and Jeana


CLASS - Our community / communion, baptism, and church membership Sunday school class will begin July 8. There will be an all-church component to the class: we will host two all-adult Sunday school classes in August (5th & 26th, as well as one in September) in which we will have a group discussion on each of the topics above.  If  you'd be willing to share a few minutes on one of these topics, please talk to Dave.


WELCOME BABY ANAELLE - June 25, 2018 at 6:55 pm Murielle and Joel welcomed a baby girl into the family.  She was 7lb 7oz.  We celebrate with Christian, Germaine, and the Mukuna family.  Everyone is doing well.


SUPPORT - We are collecting money for mission travel fund (mainly to support Megan Eisenbeis's trip to Nepal). If you prefer to give directly, here is a link to Megan's SALT Giving Registration:


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 or talk to Kathy Haake.


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for Anabaptist sisters and brothers in the Congo who are experiencing untold hardship in the midst of a brutal war; pray for sisters and brothers in Venezuela experiencing economic hardships; and pray that the Villatoro and Huesca families can be reunited.