The power of influence
Welcome and Opening Words
“This is the day” screen
Hearing the word
Children’s Story – Julie Schlegel Youngs
“This is my Father’s world” HWB # 154
(Pre-K and younger children can go to the nursery)
Scripture - Luke 13:18-21
Sermon “The power of influence”
Responding to the word
Hymn of Response:
“All things bright and beautiful” HWB # 156
Sharing and Prayer
“You shall go out with joy” HWB # 427
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 NRSV
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 Bill Thornton
Worship Leader - Dave/Sheri Nitzsche
Music Leader - Wanda Stauffer & Jolene Boshart
Nursery - Wade & Lisa Thiessen
Nursery Next Sunday - Dave & Sheri Nitzsche
Next Children's Story - Anita Breckbill
March’s Drivers - Thad & Jennifer Miller
March’s Greeters - Gordon & Rhonda Brubacher
Snack Next Sunday - Chantry/ Lindquist
Wednesday, March 4 - Marvin Gerritse’s Memorial Service 6pm
Thursday - Shop Hours
Sunday, March 8 - Daylight Savings Time
Sat, March 21 - Nebraska Mennonite Women’s Retreat
Wed, March 25 - All Church Small Group @ 6:30
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 23
70 - Attendance
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME - Sunday, March 8th. Don’t be late for church!
The 2020 Nebraska Mennonite Women’s Retreat is trying a different format this year: March 21, 2020 at East Fairview Fellowship Hall with speaker Jackie Argue. More info & registration forms on the bulletin board in the fellowship hall.
PICK UP – The latest Our Daily Bread is available on the table by the front door. Pick yours up today!
CHURCH DIRECTORIES will be available soon. If you would like a digital copy, please email Kathy Boshart.
FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING in our Bible study on The Gospel According to Mark, we will meet at Dave Nickel’s house at 6:30p on Monday. Then, please read Mark 9-12 with the guiding questions: "How are these chapters different than the first 8?"
QUILT AUCTION DONATIONS can be registered online at the www.nebraskamccsale.org. Deadline for entries is March 1. Quilts must be delivered to Bethesda or Wendy Janzen by March 10. If questions or need help registering please call Wendy.
WEBINAR - Everence Financial is offering one-hour Webinar Wednesdays. Contact Rick Stauffer for login information.
How to choose the best Medicare plan Mar. 4 @ 2 p.m. or 8 p.m. EST
Enoughness: Finding contentment and learning to live in it - Mar. 11 at 2 p.m. or 8 p.m. EDT
The ABCs and 123s of Donor Advised Funds - Mar. 18 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. EDT
CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Give thanks for 20 years of the Ecuador Partnership! Pray for the partnership meetings on March 5-8 and for the partnership visit to Zábalo and the rainforest after.
MCC Relief Sale Info
Nebraska 41st MCC Relief Sale
APRIL 3 & 4, 2020 at the Aurora Fairgrounds
“Relief, development & peace in the name of Christ”
GET THE WORD OUT
Post or tweet the Sale’s FB Page: NE MCC Relief Sale
Or website: NebraskaMCCSale.org
Get the word out that it is not just for Mennonites!
NEEDED: YOUTH AND ADULTS TO WORK SHIFTS at the Pork Sandwich or Information Booths.
Pies, bread & Jelly for the soup supper. See sign up sheets in Narthex.
NEEDED: COINS FOR “MY COINS COUNT” - Save your coins and donate your pocket change!
NEEDED: PICTURES / DESCRIPTION of your crafts, art work, donations
Please sign them up on the MCC Sale Website ahead of time. Post pictures and a description of larger items so that they can be posted on the website and the Sale FB page for viewing ahead of the sale. (Enter Kid’s auction items under crafts.)
More info: Website or NE MCC Relief Sale Facebook page
Get your T-Shirt
Special T-shirts for the Nebraska MCC sale in conjunction with MCC's 100th anniversary will be pre-ordered and pre-printed this year. The filled orders will be ready for pick up at the sale. An online form can be found on the sales's facebook page. Order forms are also on the sign-up table in the church hall. Checks can be made to Nebraska Mennonite Relief Sale or payment can be made with PayPal online. Orders should try to be made by March 10. Please give checks to Rhonda Brubacher or Dave Nickel. There will be some additional pre-printed shirts for sale at the sale, but the selection will be limited