Clothed with Christ

date: 
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Gathering

Welcome and opening words

Opening Songs:

     “Spring up o well”  screen

     “I’ve got peace like a river”

Announcements

Quarterly mission offering – Foster Care Closet

 

Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Stan Harder

Hymn: 

     “Lord, I am fondly”  HWB # 514

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

Scripture - Galatians 3:23-29

Sermon – “Clothed with Christ”

 

Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “In Christ there is no East or West”  HWB # 306

Commissioning of leaders

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering

Sending Hymn: 

     “May the Lord mighty God”  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

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

 

Servers

Pastor - Dave Nickel

Worship Leader - Sheri Nitzsche

August Music Leaders - Jolene Boshart & Wade Thiessen

Nursery - Brett & Mary Stauffer

Nursery Next Sunday - Laura Nickel

Next Children's Story  - Kathy Haake

September’s  Drivers - Jeremy & Julie Schlegel Youngs

September’s Greeters - Dave & Sheri Nitzsche

Snack Next Sunday - Jeremy & Julie Schlegel Youngs

 

Calendar

Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

Monday, Sept 10 - Ladies Coffee - 9:30 @ Jolene’s House

Wednesday, Sept 12 - Small Group Kickoff

Saturday,  Sept 15 - MCC Flatlander ride

September 15-16 - Women's Retreat at SLCC

Sunday, Sept 16 - Theme verse art service

 

Sunday School

Library - Adult Class – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Class –

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

High School Room - Community/Communion, Baptism, and Church Membership

Nursery - Preschool & Kindergarten

Room # 8 - Grades 1-8

Room # 4 - Grades 9-12

 

Record for August 19

88 - Attendance

$ 2,717 - Offering 8-12

$ 1,933 - Offering 8-19

$ 73,854 - YTD Budget

$ 67,030 - YTD Offering

- $ 6,824 - YTD Deficit

 

Theme

In baptism, we aren’t given uniforms but we are clothed with unity.

 

Announcements

 

SMALL GROUP - We are planning the 2018 Small Group Kick Off... please contact Sheri Nitzsche or Pastor Dave if you're interested in joining a group. We will have an All Church Small Group on September 12 at which we distribute books. We will be reading another from the Upside Down Living series, this one titled Sabbath. It is about rest in the midst of our busy lives.

 

ARTWORK - Worship committee requests pictures and artwork inspired by our theme verse. We invite you to help us make a collage in the fellowship hall, which will be part of the September 16 worship service.

 

MAGAZINES - We will be culling all but the last three issues of the many magazines on the cart in the library... please stop by and take older issues if you'd like them.

 

BIKING - If you're interested in supporting Mennonite Central Committee and biking (and you're willing to drive a bit before biking), please talk to Pastor Dave about participating in the MCC Flatlander Bicycle Ride. It's Saturday, September 15 starting at the MCC center in Newton, KS.

 

WOMEN’S RETREAT – Swan Lake Christian Camp, Viborg, SS Register by Sept 7. Contact Laura Nickel with questions.

 

CONGRATULATIONS - With Wanda and Rick, we welcome their new granddaughter Ellowyn Leah Stauffer, born to Jared and Lacey late Wednesday evening. She was 5lbs. 9oz. 18 1/4" and mom and baby are doing well.

 

MEGAN IS IN NEPAL - You can follow her adventures with MCC SALT at https://meganeisenbeis.wordpress.com/.

 

LADIES COFFEE - We are starting up our monthly coffee in September. You are invited on Monday, Sept. 10, 9:30 am to Jolene Boshart's home, 5135 South St. Come for coffee, conversation and fellowship. Always a few laughs and good fun!

 

CO-ED CHURCH VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE -  Please contact Julie Schlegel Youngs by Monday, August 27 if you are interested in being part of a FMC volleyball team this year. Games are on Monday evenings at St. Marks Church (84th & Pioneers) from Sep. 10 - Nov. 19th. All ages and abilities welcome!

 

CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for Shalom Mennonite Church in Eau Claire, WI, as they say farewell to Pastor Adam (and Fjaere) Harder Nussbaum. Pray for the congregation as they discern their leadership needs for the future.