GLENLEA MENNONITE CHURCH
Gathers for Worship on
May 5, 2013
Focus Statement: “In the end busyness makes us look important but cripples our relationships. Busyness feeds our egos but ultimately starves our souls. Busyness fills our calendars but fractures our families. And busyness props up our images but shrinks our hearts.” Doug Fields
Call to Worship and Prayer
Hearing God’s Word
Scripture Acts 16: 9-15
Scripture Psalm 67
Sermon: The Soul of Worship
Song of Response/Offering
Time of Sharing
What’s Up in Glenlea?
– May 19: We will be baptizing Mikayla Wiens
– May 26: As part of our worship service, we will be having a marriage blessing for Meron and Ermias. Afterwards, everyone is welcome to a potluck lunch and reception in the church basement
– We would like to collect a gift of money to be presented to Rose Friesen upon her marriage to Pedro Sanchez Jarquin in Mexico on May 18th. If you are interested in participating and signing a wedding card please see Laura U. today. For the past 2 ½ years Rose has been working for a Canadian agency in Mexico called, “Live Different”. Her work includes hosting groups for 10 day humanitarian trips to build homes, schools and clinics and operating a 4 month leadership development program for young adults passionate about learning about world issues and working for social justice.
What’s Up with Camp?
– Birding Retreat at Camp Moose Lake, May 24-26. Online registrations http://www.campswithmeaning.org/retreats/130524_birding or call the Camps office for more information
– Family Retreat Camps, Camp Moose Lake, June 28 to July 1 AND/OR July 29 to August 1. – Camp Assiniboia invites you to their 5th Annual Mother’s Day Fundraising Lunch on Sunday May 12th at 12:30 For reservations call Camp Assiniboia at 204-864-2159 ext 104. Choose between an indoor Banquet: $15.00 adults, $5.00 Children (5-10 years old) or an Outdoor BBQ: $12.00 Adults, $5.00 children (5-10 Years) See poster for details
– Camp Moose Lake Workathon. May 10-11, 2013. You can help getting the camp ready for summer! The tasks on the list are many but some of the basics are: waterfront-docks, boat, and boathouse cleaning and painting more soffit and fascia work and general yard clean-up. Pledge books are available to raise funds through this work. Your help is greatly appreciated. Please email email@example.com or call the camp 204-437-2091 if you can help out. Camp Moose Lake is part of your ministry through Mennonite Church Manitoba
And what else?
– Mennonite Church Manitoba is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott and Kendra Friesen, currently at Altona Bergthaler Mennonite Church, as Manager and Food Service Co-ordinator at Camp Moose Lake. Please pray for them as they begin their ministry this summer.
– Please join us for Frohe Botschaft. This German language worship service is produced by Mennonite Church Manitoba and broadcast on Sunday morning at 7:30 on CFAM / CHSM / CJRB. The speaker in May is Pastor Abram Unrau from River East Mennonite Church in Winnipeg
– Chiara House Update: City of Winnipeg inspectors gave permission to cover up the plumbing and electrical work that has occupied us for the last while! We are now beginning to hang the drywall and preparing to pour a new concrete floor in the basement. If you would like to help with the drywall or concrete please call Norm Voth at 204-791-3863 or 204-896-1616. You can view the newest developments at Chiara House at: http://chiarahouse.ca/2013/04/mennonite-disaster-service-lends-a-hand
– MCC is pleased to host a tour of Theatre of the Beat’s production of forgiven/forgotten in Manitoba from May 9-16. Four shows are scheduled in Winnipeg, one in Winkler, and one in Steinbach. For more details go to mccmanitoba.ca/forgivenforgotten.
– An Affordable Housing inaugural meeting is being held on Thursday, May 9 at Bethel Mennonite Church (465 Stafford St) from 7:00-9:00 pm sponsored by Bethel Mennonite Church and MCC Manitoba. Following an Affordable Housing Consultation held in November 2012, an ad hoc committee was formed to focus on the issue of affordable housing in Manitoba. On May 9 the committee will have its first opportunity to accept feedback from the public on what they have done thus far and to determine further steps of action. Please RSVP or direct inquiries to Deborah Martin-Koop at firstname.lastname@example.org.
– Sam’s Place is cooking up a special brunch menu for both Mother’s Day – Come relax with your family over a delicious specially prepared meal from 10:00 am-2:00pm on May 12 at 159 Henderson Highway. For reservations please email email@example.com call us at 204-415-4728.
– On Monday, May 13 at Sam’s Place (159 Henderson Hwy) at 7:00, Sam’s Place Film Night presentsThe Shock Doctrine, a 2010 documentary based on Naomi Klein’s book about “disaster capitalism.” Klein’s proposition is that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural
disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance. The film will be followed by a brief discussion
– On May 24-26 participate in the Quilt show & sale at 134 Plaza Drive in support of MCC’s Compassionate Ministries project in Zambia which helps communities dealing with HIV and AIDS and gender based violence. The show runs on Friday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, and Sunday from 12 pm – 4 pm. Quilt show admission is $3. Quilt registrations are being accepted until May 17 at mccmanitoba.ca/quiltshow. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
– On Saturday, May 25 from 8:00am-12:00pm, participate in MCC’s Families Walking for Families Walkathon starting at the MCC offices at 134 Plaza Drive. Sponsorship booklets are available at Sam’s Place, MCC Thrift Shops, MCC offices, or online at mccmanitoba.ca/walkathon. On the website, you can also download a PowerPoint presentation and donate online. Proceeds support students in Uganda (Ikland) through MCC’s Global Family. For more information call Christina at 204-261-6381 or Rudy at 204-488-0916.