Many positions, many gifts

date: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Call to Worship

# 25 Brethren we have met to worship

Passing of the Offering Plates

Announcements

April & May Birthday/Anniversary Offering – Foster Care Closet

Scripture - 1 Cor 12:1-11

  #374 There are many gifts

Scripture – Romans 12: 4-8

Sermon – “Many positions, many gifts”

# 722 Help us to help each other

Children’s Story – “A gift of a gift”  Dallas Schelgel

Sharing and prayer

Theme Verses

# 831 Blest be the Tie

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.

 

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

Message from Dallas Schlegel

Worship Leader – Dave Nickel

Music Leader – Jeremy & Julie Youngs

Next Children’s Story – Jolene Boshart

May Greeters –

May Drivers –

 

Calendar

Sunday, May 8th - Catechism

May 27-30 - MCUSA delegate assembly in KC

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

Wednesdays – Shop Hours on Zoom 4-5pm on the Zoom Meeting # 570 427 348 - 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 April 24th  – 92 in attendance, including 9 on Zoom

 

Announcements

NEXT WEEK we will read Acts 9:1-19a. Catechism will meet during Sunday school, and we will discuss the schedule for future meetings.

 

MOWING SCHEDULE – It’s getting warmer, and that means it’s time to fill out the summer mowing schedule.  Contact Caleb or Wade to pick a date that you can mow.

 

COMMITTEES, POSITIONS, AND GIFTS DISCERNMENT AT FMC are a priority of elders and leadership board: please share thoughts, questions, creative changes with a member of these boards. As we work, we ask that you please take a few minutes to complete the survey that was emailed out. If you need more information about the positions (there are a lot of them:-), please see these job descriptions.

 

A NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY will be available this spring. Please contact Stauffers with any additions or changes to cell phone numbers, addresses, emails, etc.

 

DELEGATE - 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.

 

A SHARING FUND is available 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 the work of the Christian Formation Committee of Central Plains Mennonite Conference. We pray for wisdom and courage as they help us to be intentional and to think theologically about Christian formation for all ages.