Hang in there

Sunday, February 9, 2020


Welcome and Opening Words


     “Cornerstone”  screen

     “10,000 Reasons”  screen



Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Nancy Peters


     “The care the eagle gives her young”   HWB # 590

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

Scripture - Isaiah 40:27-31

Message  “Hang in there”


Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:   (remain seated)

     “They that wait upon the Lord”   HWB # 584

Sharing and Prayer



     “God be with you”  HWB # 430



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 2020

But those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.

Isaiah 40:31  NIV

Mais ceux qui se confient en l’Éternel renouvellent leur force. Ils prennent le vol comme les aigles; Ils courent, et ne se lassent point, Ils marchent, et ne se fatiguent point.

Isaiah 40:31  LS1910



Message from Gordon Brubacher

Worship Leader - Dave Nickel

Music Leader - Jeremy, Julie, and Rachel

Nursery - Brett & Mary Stauffer

Nursery Next Sunday - Glen & Tammy Riedel

Next Children's Story  - Jolene Boshart

February’s  Drivers - Dan

February’s Greeters - Jim & Donna

Snack Next Sunday - Potluck



Thursday - Shop Hours

Mon, February 10 - Ladies Coffee at Donna Yost’s @ 9:30 am

Tues, February 11 - CPMC Webinar

Wed, February 12 - Webinar - Make Medicare an Easy Step

Tues, February 18 - CPMC Webinar

Wed, February 19 - Webinar - Game Winning Retirement Income Plan


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 February 2

73 - Attendance



The Lord has not abandoned.


WE CELEBRATE with Vanessa, Denis, and Nathan for the arrival of Nael Abele Kolombo.  He was born at 4:56p on 2-6-2020,  9lb 1oz, and 21 inches. Mom and baby are doing well.  Welcome Naele, and please keep the family in your prayers.


ON BEHALF of Central Plains Outreach & Service Committee, Rhonda invites our small groups (and other interested persons) to a series of webinars on racism hosted by Drick Boyd, Professor of Social Transformation at Eastern University in Pennsylvania. We will meet in the fellowship hall and the three-part series will be held at 7:30 pm on successive Tuesdays (2/11, 2/18, and 2/25). Each session will consist of a 45-minute presentation and some time for discussion and questions.


DAVE’S SHOP will be warm for shop hours Thursdays, beginning 1/30 from 3-8. Please be thinking of projects you would like to build for yourself or the MCC sale, or just stop by to chat.


EMAIL - Each week Dave sends out an email message with announcements.  Please contact him if you'd like to be added to the list.


MARK - For those interested in our Bible study on The Gospel According to Mark, please read Mark 5-8 with the guiding question: "Who rejects Jesus, and why?".  We will meet again in late Feb.


WOMEN'S COFFEE ON MONDAY, Feb. 10.  All women are invited to Donna Yost's home on MONDAY, Nov. 10 at 9:30 am.  Please note we are meeting on a Monday this month.  Come for conversation and coffee.


WEBINAR - Everence Financial is offering one-hour Webinar Wednesdays.  If you are interested in checking out any of the following Webinars, please get with Rick Stauffer for login information.

Make Medicare an Easy Step - Feb. 12th, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Game Winning Retirement Income Plan - Feb. 19th, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.


QUARTERLY MISSION OFFERING recipients will be MMN/MCUSA, Habitat for Humanity, Lulu’s on N, and the People’s City Mission.


2020 THEME VERSE – This year’s theme verse will be Isaiah 30:41.


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST -  Pray for those who volunteer as leaders in our conference serving on various committees and boards such as the Conference Board, the Christian Formation Committee, Pastoral Leadership Committee, Outreach and Service Committee, Stewardship Task Force, Shalom Readers Club, Peace and Justice task group and all other conference volunteers. We give thanks for those who are willing to serve!