Riding On Holy Ground

date: 
Sunday, October 3, 2021

Gathering

Call to worship/prayer

Opening Songs:

     “Build your kingdom here”  # 393

     “Beautiful things”  # 551

Offering

Announcements

 

Hearing the word

Children’s Story – Kevin Haake

Scripture  Exodus 3:1-12

Message “Riding On Holy Ground”

 

Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:

     “Sing a new world into being”  # 809

Sharing and prayer

Theme Verse:  Joshua 1:9

Sending Hymn:

     “Thuma mina”  # 834

Benediction

 

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 2021

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

Joshua 1:9          NIV

Ne t’ai-je pas donné cet ordre: Fortifie-toi et prends courage? Ne t’effraie point et ne t’épouvante point, car l’Éternel, ton Dieu, est avec toi dans tout ce que tu entreprendras.

Josué 1.9            LS1910

 

Servers

Message from - Elizabeth Miller

Worship Leade r - Anita Breckbill

Music Leader - Thad and Jennifer Miller

Next Children’s Story - Wanda Stauffer

October Greeter - Dan

October Driver - Dan

 

Calendar

Thursdays - Foodnet

October 10 - Cropwalk @ 1pm

November 12-13 - MCC Meat Canning in North Newton

 

 

Record for September 26

65 including 11 on Zoom

 

 

Offerings

4th Quarter Mission Offering: Central Plains Mennonite Conference www.centralplainsmc.org

Monthly fact: Central Plains Mennonite Conference is a vibrant area conference of Mennonite Church USA made up of 46 diverse congregations spanning 7 states (Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin) and more than 1,000 miles from corner to corner.

 

Birthday/Anniversary Offering: Lulu’s on N - www.lulusonn.com

Monthly fact: “We are committed to providing a meal to everyone who is hungry, regardless of ability to pay. We do this through our community meal program and our meals are being served out of St Paul United Methodist Church. Community meal hours are 1:30 - 3 pm On Tuesday's and Thursday's. Our guests are able to order any entree from our menu, along with a side item and a drink. Each meals costs $5, so we hope that you will consider donating to help us continue this mission.”  

 

Announcements

THIS WEEK, Elizabeth Miller (Sheri's niece who stopped by FMC with the Climate Ride this summer) has the message. She will be sharing some reflections from the Climate Ride this past summer

NEXT WEEK we will read Exodus 16:1-18.

 

MASK POLICY – With COVID the way it is at present, please wear a mask in our building. For folks who are more comfortable with the Zoom option, it will also remain available for the foreseeable future.

Please talk to Chad Boshart or Pastor Dave with questions or concerns.  And thanks, all, for your patience as we try to be accommodating and caring:-)

 

CROP WALK - Please consider walking with a few of us next week, October 10 at 1p, for the Lincoln Crop Walk. We have an FMC Team Page, and please let Pastor Dave know if you want to walk with us.

 

PUPPETS - We are hoping to reopen our puppet theater for Advent this year... please talk to Stan if you'd be willing to participate in various capacities.

 

CAN YOU COUNT? – We need an Attendance Counter each week.  Please contact Kathy B if you can help out!

 

NEEDED – Greeters or Drivers, please talk to Steve.  Youth Sunday School Teachers, talk to Sara.  Food Takeout Containers or a Fridge, talk to the FoodNet Committee.

 

MDS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) calls for volunteers with a heart for service and an attitude of flexibility. Volunteers are needed in Paradise, California; Jennings, Louisiana; McAllen, Texas as well as other work sites organized by local Units. MDS is seeking volunteers who, while eager to get back out there, must be ready to roll with both safety precautions and schedule changes as COVID-19 cases fluctuate. Contact MDS to learn more.

 

TECH – Our 13 year old tech deck could use some upgrades, especially to make projection and Zoom easier and more efficient to run. Donations have been coming in.  If you'd like to contribute to this project financially, please put a check in the offering, memo line "Tech."  

 

CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for the Constituency Leaders Council of Mennonite Church USA as they meet this week. May the Holy Spirit guide their work together.