Jesus' radiant face

Sunday, March 3, 2019


Welcome and Opening Words

Opening Songs:

     “I Saw the Light”  screen

     “Open the Eyes of My Heart”


Congregational Prayer


Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Doug Fast


     “Christ upon the mountain peak”  # 232

 (Pre-K and younger children can go to the nursery)

Scripture - Matthew 16:24-17:8

Sermon "Jesus' radiant face"


Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “Christ whose glory fills the sky”  # 216

Sharing and Prayer

Tithes and Offering

Sending Hymn:

     “The lord bless you and keep you”  STJ 76



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.



Pastor - Dave Nickel

Worship Leader - Sheri Nitzsche

Music Leader - Jeremy & Julie & Rachel & Laura

Nursery - Laura Nickel

Nursery Next Sunday - Tracy & Holly Rocole

Next Children's Story  - Leah

March’s  Drivers - Thad & Jen Miller

March’s Greeters - Gordon & Rhonda Brubacher

Snack Next Sunday - Jolene Boshart



Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

Wednesday, March 6 - All Church Small Group 6:15 pm

Thursday, March 7 - Wood Shop Hours 3-8pm

Monday, March 11 - Church Ladies Coffee @ Joyce Friesen’s

Sunday, Mar 17 - Child Dedication

Sunday, March 24 - Church Auction

Apr 5-6 - NE MCC Sale

Saturday, May 11 - Neighborhood Garage Sale

May 28-30 - Vacation Bible School 6-8pm


Sunday School

Library  - Adult Class – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Class – Philippians

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

Room # 3 - Adult Women’s Class – Live your call

Nursery - Preschool – Kindergarten

Room # 7 - Grades 1-2

Room # 8 - Grades 3-6

 Room # 4 - Grades 9-12


Record for February 17

65 - Attendance

Sunday School and Worship were canceled on 2-24-19 due to weather


IT'S VOTING TIME - Please remember to paperclip vote for our 2019 quarterly mission offering recipients (instructions on the table in the fellowship hall).


MCC DONATIONS of new quilts, comforters, afghans, wall hangings, and baby blankets are needed for the Nebraska MCC Sale.  Please register your items online at by March 1, in order to be included in the Quilt Guide.  Those items need to be delivered to Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson by March 10 to be photographed.  (The Brubachers or Wengers can hand deliver any donated quilts if taken to the church by Sunday, March 3rd.)  If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Janzen.


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for the Mennonite Churches in Ecuador. Give thanks for their many ministries in the community and for the good work they are doing with refugees (which you can read about in the current issue of Scattered Seeds).


THANK YOU to everyone for providing food and giving donations to the youth fund for the chili fundraiser. $559 was raised!


NEEDED - Individuals or small groups to participate in our 40th anniversary MCC Relief Sale Music Program, Friday, April 5. Please contact Rhonda Brubacher.


WEDNESDAY - We'll have lots going on at an all church small group March 6: we'll share finger food, discuss our theme verse, wrap up our discussions of the Sabbath study, penny vote on our quarterly mission offering recipients, and solicit feedback on offering and congregational prayer. We'll start eating around 6:15.


COFFEE - The Church ladies morning coffee will be at Joyce Friesen’s house. It will be at 9:30 am on Mon.  March 11.


CHILD DEDICATION SUNDAY, March 17.  Everyone is invited to fellowship with guests and families. An extended snack time will be shared.


CHURCH AUCTION - March 24 - FMC will have a church auction on March 24 after potluck. Making something for the Relief Sale and can make another one? Bring things like crafts, baked goods, plants, hand made items, certificates for services like snow shoveling or babysitting, other creative ideas you have, and any other nice things to donate. And get ready to bid!!