Focus Statement: Digging deeply into Scripture. we discover the story of the movement of God among the people of God, a story that is being lived and told to this day.
Scripture passages: Psalm 119:12-16 & 97-105; 2 Timothy 3:14-17
Songs we sang:
God of the Bible STJ 27
When long before time STJ 25
When we walk with the Lord HWB 544
Like a tender breath, stirring STS 106
O master let me walk with thee HWB 357
The Lord lift you up STJ 73
Children’s time: Peter talked to the children today about telling Jesus’ story. He shared with them the connections between the four gospels and the uniqueness of each of them, which helps us to learn more about Jesus and the Good News.
Sermon Slides: Digging Deeply
And, a few announcements…
If you are interested in getting baptized this fall or meeting for classes on baptism/faith formation, please connect with Cheryl.
Rick Neufeld will be speaking in church next Sunday (October 7th), and will be leading us in Cheryl’s pastoral commissioning service.
It is exciting to share that Derrick Rogalsky will be getting baptized in our church this fall. Baptism Sunday will be October 21st.
Mission Sunday will be October 28th. More details to come!
Camps Assiniboia is gearing up for their fall season of “This Ground”. These events are opportunities to come out for a Sunday afternoon to help out around the camp as they get ready for winter. There is also a fireside worship time and potluck supper. More information is on the sign up sheet in the foyer. A few folks have been talking about getting a Glenlea group together for October 14th
MCC Manitoba welcomes applications for Sam’s Place Manager (12-month term) based in Winnipeg. Applications are accepted until October 2. For more information and to apply, visit mccmb.ca/sams-place-manager
Stories from Syria – Join us in Altona or Winnipeg for first-hand stories from Rahaf Abdo, a Syrian who has lived through the prolonged conflict and dedicated herself to helping those around her. At Seeds Church (116 Main St, Altona) on October 9 at 7 pm or at Sam’s Place (159 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg) on October 11 at 7 pm. Find more information and let us know you’re coming at mccmb.ca/events or by calling 204-261-6381.
Come and enjoy an afternoon of Ukrainian traditional dances featuring the Arborg Reechka Ukrainian Dance Club. This is a fund-raising event for the Mennonite Centre in Molochansk, Ukraine, Sunday October 14 at 2:30 pm in Buhler Hall, Gretna. Admission is by donation to: Friends of the Mennonite Centre in Ukraine. Coffee and dainties to follow.
Camps with Meaning Celebration Fundraising Banquets. All proceeds will help get kids to camp. October 27, 5:30PM, Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Winkler; October 28, 5:30PM, Douglas Mennonite Church. Please consider hosting a table (ie. making sure your friends attend). Contact our office to reserve your free tickets and perhaps commit to hosting. 204-895-2267.
Infuse 2018. Come for a time of learning inspiring and connecting. We will focus on the theme of Vulnerability in Mission, with Keynote address by Betty Pries. November 3, 2018, 8:30am-4:30pm, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd (CMU). $65 for the day includes a locally catered lunch and all refreshments. Please contact Stephanie Wenger at 204-896-1616 for more information.
MCM and MC Sask are hosting a nationwide youth gathering at Camp Shekinah July 28-August 1, 2019. More info will be coming soon. Visit: http://www.prairieyouth.ca and follow on Instagram at: prairieyouth.ca
Tuesday, October 2 at 7:00 PM (CMU, Marpeck Commons, 2299 Grant Ave.) Dr. Anna Carter Florence will speak about her latest book, Rehearsing Scripture: Discovering God’s Word in Community, offering fresh, practical tools for reading and encountering Scripture in groups and many settings. All are invited! A CommonWord table with this book and others on related topics will be available that evening. See cmu.ca/events.
Face2Face, October 10, 7:00 PM, will focus on the theme: Whose Neighbour Am I? Treaty One and Mennonite Privilegium. Niigaan Sinclair will reflect on Treaty 1 (signed August, 1871) and Hans Werner will speak about the Mennonite Privilegium (signed August, 1873). Be part of this conversation with Indigenous and Mennonite peoples; learn more about these historical agreements and their implications today; and imagine hopeful ways of living together into the future. This event will be live-streamed. See cmu.ca/events.
Prospective students, check out the CMU Open House on Oct. 19 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Tour the campus, meet faculty, student council, athletics staff, student life staff, and current students. Attend a class or chapel, enjoy free gelato, and learn about the printing press with students from Spy Tower Press. See cmu.cmu.ca/openhouse.
Mennonite Disaster Service is looking for a number of volunteers for various projects around North America this fall. For more information or to serve please call: Deanna Frey at 800-241-8111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org