God and peace

Sunday, November 10, 2019


Welcome and Opening Words


     “I sing the mighty power of God”  # 46

     “Sweet hour of prayer”  # 11


Good News in Outreach – Foster Care Closet - Tim Balzer

Quarterly Missing Offering  – Foster Care Closet


Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Laura Nickel


     “For the beauty of the earth”  # 89

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

Scripture  Philippians 4:4-9

Message   “God and peace”


Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “We are people of God’s peace”  # 407

Sharing and Prayer



     “Sizohamba naye (We will walk with God)”  STJ # 78


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.



In community, the peace of God surrounds us as we think about things which are true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, and praiseworthy.


Verse for 2019

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.            Philippians 4:8



Pastor - Dave Nickel

Worship Leader - Holly Rocole

Music Leader - Julie/Jeremy/ Laura/Rachel

Nursery - Rose

Nursery Next Sunday - Mukuna

Next Children's Story  - Donna Yost

November’s  Drivers - Jay & Becky Waegli

November’s Greeters - Jeremy & Julie Schlegel Youngs

Snack Next Sunday - Potluck



Today - Kids’s Program Practice @ 9:30

Nov 11-12 - Meat Canning in Milford

Tuesday, Nov 12 - Ladies Coffee at FMC @ 9:30

Sunday, Nov 17 - Christmas Choir Practice @ 9am

Sunday, Nov 17 - Kids’s Program Practice @ 9:30 am

Nov 20 - Last day to bring Yams & Stuffing

Sunday, Nov 24 - Kids’s Program Practice @ 9:30 am

Sunday, Dec 1 - Kids’s Program Practice @ 9:30 am

Dec 4 - Last day to bring Gifts of Love donations

Sunday, Dec 8 - Christmas Choir Practice @ 9am

Sunday, Dec 8 - Kids’s Program Practice @ 9:30 am

Sunday, Dec 15 - Christmas Choir Practice @ 9am

Sunday, Dec 15 - Kids’s Program Practice @ 9:30 am

Sunday, Dec 15 - Evening Christmas Program @ 6pm


Sunday School

Library - Adult Class – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Class – The Bible Unwrapped

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

Nursery - Pre-K – Grade 1

Room # 8 - Grades 2-5

High School Room - Grades 6-12


Record for November 3

81 - Attendance



COLLECTION - We have begun collecting yams and stuffing for the Thanksgiving baskets for People's City Mission.Please see the table in the fellowship hall for goals and progress. Bring by Nov 20th.


TEACHERS AND PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS: Join us on Thursday, November 21, for another webinar exploring the “whys” and “hows” of Shine: Living in God’s Light, the Mennonite children’s Sunday school curriculum. Let Kathy Haake know if you would be interested in gathering for a watch party!


GIFTS OF LOVE begins this week. Please bring your donations of new gifts, cash, or wrapping paper  They will be picked up on December 4.  


BUDGET - If you're interested in participating in the 2020 budget review and proposal please reach out to Brett Stauffer or Tim Balzer... We like to get a group of 4 to 5 people.


MEAT CANNING - Several of us will be going to Milford for MCC meat canning on Tuesday. They would like us there by 7:30a, but would appreciate help anytime that day. Please talk to Dallas if you're interested in participating.


WOMEN'S COFFEE will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 9:30am at FMC. We will be knotting more comforters. Anyone is welcome to join us. 


CHRISTMAS CHOIR PRACTICE at 9am November 17, December 8 & 15.  Contact Kathy Boshart with any questions.  All are welcome!


TRUNK OR TREAT – Our 2nd Trunk or Treat was a success! We had 100 kids and 15 "trunks" and the best costumes and decorations.  Thank you to everyone who came out and made this event a great success!  -Outreach Committee


VOLUNTEER – There is an urgent need for weekly volunteers to serve at projects in Wharton, Texas and Coastal Bend, Texas.  Sign up at the MDS website: https://mds.volunteermatrix.com or contact Deanna Frey, Coordinator for Weekly Volunteers through the main office phone number (800)241-8111 or send an email to dfrey [at] mds.mennonite.net


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for congregations in the midst of search processes. We ask that God would match candidates and congregations that will minister well together.