Sunday, September 2, 2018


Welcome and opening words

Opening Songs:

     “As I went down to the river to pray”  STJ # 79

     “Wade in the water”  HWB # 446



Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Kathy Haake

Scripture - Genesis 6:5-22


     “Like Noah’s weary dove”  HWB # 496

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

Scripture - Genesis  9:8-17

Sermon – “Remember”


Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “Alleluia the great storm is over”  STJ # 71

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering

Sending Hymn:

     “For the beauty of the earth”  HWB # 89



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 - Wade Thiessen

Sept Music Leaders - Thad & Jennifer Miller

Nursery - Laura Nickel

Nursery Next Sunday - Tracy & Holly Rocole

Next Children's Story - Sheri Nitzsche

September’s  Drivers - Jeremy & Julie Schlegel Youngs

September’s Greeters - Dave & Sheri Nitzsche

Snack Next Sunday - Dave & Laura Nickel



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

Saturday, Sept 22 - Gathering with Omaha Mennos


Sunday School

Library - Adult Class – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Class – Sacred Pauses

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

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

Nursery - Preschool & Kindergarten

Room # - Grades 1-2

Room # - Grades 3-6

Room # 4 - Grades 9-12


Record for August 26

70 - Attendance

- Offering

- YTD Budget

- YTD Offering

- YTD Deficit



After the flood God promises “never again,” and God remembers.




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, SD 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


PICNIC - The Omaha Menno's invite us to a fall picnic at Standing Bear Lake in Omaha on Saturday, September 22, from 4-9pm.  Please RSVP to info [at] between now and Sept. 19, so we can have an estimate of how many people to expect. Call Stan or Jeanette at 402-572-0433 if you have any questions.


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. Come for coffee, conversation and fellowship. Always a few laughs and good fun!


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray as Mennonite Church USA leaders meet with the Hopi community to seek healing of relationships following past legal issues.