Truth and power

date: 
Sunday, April 3, 2022

Call to Worship

# 7  Come Let Us All Unite to Sing

# 125 Shout to the Lord

Announcements

# 100 Praise Him, Praise Him

Offering

Children’s Story – Julie Youngs

Scripture – John 19:1-16a

Sermon – “Truth and power”

# 306 I want Jesus to walk with me

Sharing and prayer

Edelweiss 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.

 

Theme:  The love of God in Jesus is the truth that grasps us.

2022 Theme - Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. - Philippians 2:3–4

 

Servers

Pastor Dave Nickel

Worship Leader – Jay Waegli

Music Leader – Jolene Boshart & Wanda Stauffer

Next Children’s Story –

April Greeters – Caleb Thiessen

April Drivers – Thad & Jennifer Miller

 

Calendar

Sunday April 17th - 9am Sonrise service, 9:30am brunch

Mondays - “The Chosen” video series @ 6:30 pm in the FMC Sanctuary

Wednesdays – Shop Hours on Zoom 4-5pm on the Zoom Meeting - Drop in and say “Hi!”

Thursdays – Foodnet – Contact Dallas Schlegel to help Wed (pickup) or Thurs (setup, distribution, or cleanup)

1st Tuesday - Retiree Small Group @ Noon at FMC - Bring your own lunch and join in

1st & 3rd Wednesday – Small Group @ 7:00pm at FMC studying “Tongue-tied, Learning the Lost Art of Talking about Faith” by Sara Wenger Shenk

 

Record for the week of March 27th – 86 in attendance, including 15 on Zoom

Announcements

Next Sunday is Palm Sunday. Please have kids bring branches from the yard for the processional:-) We will have a Good News in Outreach from Dove's Nest and read John 12:12-27.

 

For our Easter services this year, please plan on:

An informal Sonrise service at 9a.

A brunch at 930 (when someone from helping hands asks you to bring something, please say "yes").

**We are not planning on having a Good Friday service this year at FMC.

 

Our 2022 Quarterly Mission Offering recipients: Dove’s Nest (4/24), Jacob’s Well (7/31), and Lincoln Literacy (10/30). Thank you for your input in choosing these recipients. The other worthy suggestions will be considered next year.

 

A new church directory will be available this spring. Please contact Stauffers with any additions or changes to cell phone numbers, addresses, emails, etc.

 

We show "The Chosen" at FMC Mondays at 6:30 pm. If you have questions, please contact Ron T.

 

FMC is looking for two delegates for the delegate assembly 5/27-30 in Kansas City. If you'd be interested, please talk to Becky W.

 

A catechism class will begin after Easter. We will read God's Story, Our Story together. We will also have a session or two where we talk about baptism and church membership, so others who are interested can participate.

 

Shop hour will be on Zoom from 4-5p Wednesday.

 

The Nurture Committee continues to fund a $100 gifting program.  If you know of someone who could benefit from receiving $100, contact Christian M., Steve N., Becky W., or Ron T. We will discuss and hand you a $100 bill for you to present to that person of need. All youth and adults may apply.

 

We have a sharing fund to assist our members as well as those more loosely connected w/ us who are struggling with financial hardship. Please speak with someone on the nurture commission: Steve, Becky, Christian, and/or Ron.

 

CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for Central Plains congregations that are in the midst of pastoral searches. Pray for search committees and for candidates looking for churches, that God may guide the search process according to God's will.