Welcome and opening words
“Praise Him, praise him” # 100
“Blessed Savior, we adore Thee” # 107
Hearing the word
Children’s Story – Jolene Boshart
“What is this place?” # 1
(Pre-K and younger children can go to the nursery)
Scripture - Exodus 14:5-29 (readers’ theater)
Message – “Liberation”
Responding to the word
Hymn of Response: (remain seated)
“Come we that love the Lord” # 14
Sharing and Prayer
Tithes and Offering
“I bind my heart with ties” # 411
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
Music Leaders - Jolene Boshart
Nursery - Glen & Tammy Riedel
Nursery Next Sunday - Jay & Becky Waegli
Next Children's Story - Laura Nickel
October’s Drivers - Anita Breckbill
October’s Greeters - Chad & Kathy Boshart
Snack Next Sunday - Nitzsche’s
Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2
Monday, Oct 8 - Ladies Coffee @ Barb Schlegel’s 9:30 am
Wednesday, Oct 10 - All church small group with Jim & Donna
Sunday, Oct 14 - CROP walk at First Lutheran @ 1pm
Sunday, Oct 14 - Harvest Party @ Boshart’s @ 5pm
Tuesday, Oct 16 - “Parables" performance at FMC @ 7pm
Wednesday, Oct 24 - Trunk or Treat at FMC
Nov 8/9 - MCC meat canning in Newton, KS
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 # 8 - Grades 1-2
Room # 7 - Grades 3-6
Room # 4 - Grades 9-12
Record for September 23
60 - Attendance
$ 1,980 - Offering
$ 85,044 - YTD Budget
$ 78,412 - YTD Offering
- $ 6,632 - YTD Deficit
When change doesn’t seem possible, God shows a way forward… that’s liberation.
TRUNK OR TREAT – The Outreach Commission needs you! Can you decorate your "trunk" and help us serve our neighbors? Let your imagination run wild! Wednesday, October 24th 6-7:30pm. Contact Kathy Boshart or the Outreach Commission with questions.
CAN YOU HELP? - City Impact has an opportunity to receive $75,000 from the Chick-fil-A Foundation. People just need to vote! 1) Download the Chick-fil-A app, 2) Sign in with Facebook or your email, 3) Click on Rewards, 3) Click on News, 4) Under Midwest Region, vote for City Impact. Each person gets just one vote. Just a small effort on our part gives them a huge boost! Thanks for helping out!! Voting ends 9-30-18
THE CROP WALK has been scheduled for October 14, departing from First Lutheran Church. Please talk to Kevin H if you're interested in participating.
BAPTISM/MEMBERSHIP - There will be a service at First Mennonite later this fall. We're still talking dates, so if you're interested in transferring your membership when the others are baptized, please talk to me.
GOSHEN COLLEGE's "Parables" is coming to Lincoln.on Tuesday October 16 for a service music, drama, faith stories and congregational participation. We are looking for 1) a light supper before the evening service and 2) lodging for 8 students (6 female and 3 male) and 2 adults on Tuesday night. Please talk to me if you're interested in helping out.
THE LADIES COFFEE GROUP is meeting on Monday, Oct. 8 at 9:30am at the home Barb Schlegel. All women are invited!
MEAT CANNING - Dallas is planning a trip to MCC meat canning in Newton on Nov 8 or 9... we may make the trip in one day, or we may go to KS the evening before.
MEGAN IS IN NEPAL - You can follow her adventures with MCC SALT at https://meganeisenbeis.wordpress.com/.
CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for Ry Siggelkow, pastor at Faith Mennonite Church, Minneapolis, MN as he is ordained to pastoral ministry today.