June 30, 2013
Prayer Meeting 8:30 AM
Sunday School Classes 9:30 AM
Children’s classes meet in the church basement while the youth class meets in The Outback. The Adult Summer Sunday School offering is a DVD-based Bible Study entitled Heaven, by Randy Alcorn. This class meets in the East Wing of the Church Sanctuary.
Worship Gathering 10:30 AM
Shine, Jesus, Shine
How Great Thou Art
Bless’d Be the Tie That Binds
For God So Loved Us
May the Lord Mighty God
Leviticus 19:11-18 by Chris Payne
I John 4:7-21 by Pat Zook
Children’s Story by Marla Piper
Pastor’s Message:Re-Modeling # 1: “Our Faith Foundation”
Tithes & Offerings: Support for Central Plains Mennonite Conference
Today: Meet ‘up-front’ after worship for weekly re-modeling schedule
Monday: 6:30 Education Commission meeting at the church
Tuesday: Grandfolks/Little Folks Day at Crooked Creek Camp
Wednesday-Sunday: Mennonite Church USA meets in Phoenix, AZ
July 7: Communion in AM Service
July 7: 2:00 Care Center/3:00 Long Term Care Worship Service
July 21-25: Annual Vacation Bible School
August 6: Everence meeting in Kalona about health insurance phase-out
For those 65 years of age and younger . . . meeting time & place coming.
September 15: Forney missionary family visiting on Sunday evening
September 21-22: Fall Meetings with Loren Johns
Mattie Hostetler and David Yoder were married on Saturday, June 29 at Grace Pointe Nazarene Church in Bloomfield. Their mailing address is 408 S. Buckeye, Bloomfield, 52537.
Tim Friesen is the new administrator of Crooked Creek Christian Camp. Tim and Karla (daughter of Keith & Gail Amstutz) will be moving to the camp from Omaha in August. We offer our best wishes and congratulations.
Help Wanted: Rhonda Miller is concluding her duties as custodian. The pay is $10.00 per hour with ten hours more or less each month depending upon season and building activity. Talk with Council Chair Eric Knapp to find out more about job expectations and other details.
Westward Ho! Sam Knapp, Kyle Payne, Nick Prevo, Ryan Miller and Julianna Ball, along with sponsors Susan Knapp and Linzy Jones, will be headed to the White river Cheyenne Mennonite Church at Busby, Montana on July 15. They’ll be working for Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) with a fencing project to help with recovery from wildfires. And, they expect to make new friends and learn of the people and story of the church in the White River Cheyenne area. More details coming soon.
The Outback Building is for sale as the Church re-modeling project is underway. If you are interested in purchasing the building, visit with Susan Knapp about inspecting it or making an offer.
Rejoice! . . . is a devotional guide on the Reading Table with one-page daily readings for June-July-August for your household.
Tithes/Offerings on July 7 will support the General Fund of the Church
Relief Sale Update: The Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Relief Sale had receipts of $165,996.59, an increase of $4,523.95 over last year. Final figures from the sale, held May 31 and June 1, will be available by July 15 at the annual meeting. The quilt from our community sold for $1,000. In addition, others baked, worked and contributed for the sale. Bryan & Audrey Amstutz are our local representatives for the sale.
Worship & Congregational Life During Re-Modeling June 30-August 2013 at PMC
Today: Re-Modeling Message # 1: “Our Faith Foundation”Saying Goodbye: “Sit-Where-You’ve-Never-Sat-Before”
July 7: Re-Modeling Message # 2: “Re-Wiring Our Heart, Mind & Soul” (Communion) Saying Goodbye: “Things I Remember Right There!”
July 14: Re-Modeling Message # 3: “Paint, Carpet & Furniture in the Re-Modeling”Saying Goodbye: “Take-Pictures-Of-This-Good-Place”
July 21: No Worship Service at PMC: Choose One or More of These Options: 1. Worship at Fairview Church of the Brethren near Unionville, IA 2. Visit a neighboring Church 3. Have another household over for a picnic and visiting Vacation Bible School starts this evening at the Pulaski Park
July 28: 11:00 Worship by the Des Moines River, Keosauqua Picnic Basket Lunch to follow. Canoeing on the Des Moines River follows the lunch/Reserve with Chris & Dan Payne
August 4: Worship at Church Building or Pulaski Park
August 11: Worship at Church Building or Pulaski Park
August 18: Worship at Church Building: Back-to-School Picnic at Miller Farm in the Evening