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28026 275th Street, Bloomfield, IA 52537 | email: | 641-675-3845
May 3, 2009 PDF Print E-mail

Gathering/Coffee/Snacks in Basement                      9:00 AM

Sunday School Classes                                              9:15 AM
The Junior High Class and Bible class The Death & Resurrection of the Messiah meets in The Outback while Wired Word meets in the East Wing of the Sanctuary. The Youth and remaining children’s classes meet in the church basement.

Announcements & Church Life Notes                      10:20 AM

Worship Service                                                      10:30 AM
Gathering/Singing: "Majesty" –Piano/Power Point
"We Will Glorify" –Piano/Power Point
Scripture: Psalm 23 by Congregation
Scripture: 1st John 3:16-24
Singing: "Bind us Together" –Piano/Power Point
Children’s Story:
Message: "Are We the Church of the Resurrection?" –Part One   1st Corinthians 15:1-12

Response to the Word
Singing: "The Church’s One Foundation" HWB # 311 (Vs. # 1, 3 & 5)
Pastoral Prayers
Offerings: PMC General Fund/Offertory

Sending Blessing
Singing: "Heart With Loving Heart United" –HWB # 420

May Day Lunch                                                            Noon
The annual May Day lunch hosted by men & boys of the church will be served at noon today. You are invited to gather at the tables.

Offerings on May 10 support the Central Plains Mennonite Conference

This Week:
Today: Noon Lunch provided hosted by Men & Boys of the Church
Tuesday: Ladies Night Out

Looking Ahead:
May 10: 2:00/2:45 Worship at Davis Care Center/Long Term Care
May 17: Wedding Shower/Tara Cosgrove & Ben Schooley
May 29-30 Iowa Mennonite Central Committee Relief Sale/Iowa City
June 19-21: Central Plains Mennonite Conference at Freeman, SD
June 28-August 16: Shalom Readers Club/Camp out on July 25
June 30-July 5: Mennonite Church USA/Columbus, OH
July 15:Missionary Family Program/Visiting
August 2-6: "Crocodile Dock" Vacation Bible School (Sun-Thurs)

Wedding Shower: May 17 for Ben Schooley & Tara Cosgrove also a Sunday carry-in meal. Ben & Tara are registered at Target, Herbergers, and Bed, Bath & Beyond.

Thank-you for your recent gift of $623.25 to Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana. Your support is an investment in church leadership preparation. –AMBS Seminary

Pulaski Mennonite Church is responsible for worship services on May 10 at the Davis Care Center (town) at 2:00 and Long Term Care at 2:45. Your participation with singing and greeting the people is appreciated!

Thank-you for your recent donation of $416.00 to Crooked Creek Christian Camp. Your donation helps us main high quality service for guests who use our facility. –Mary Lou Farmer at Crooked Creek

Mommy & Me is a special day at camp for Stay-at-home moms (dads) and their children (infant to 4 years old) at Crooked Creek Christian Camp on Thursday, May 14 from 9:00 to Noon. A Music Therapy session, play time and lunch (bring a sack lunch) will be on the agenda. Fees are $8.00 per parent. For details call 319-653-3611 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Mennonite Central Committee Iowa Relief Sale is May 29 & 30 at Iowa City. Help is needed for parking cars (call 319-400-1363) and children’s activities at 319-656-3989.

-Psalm readings: Today-123, Monday-124, Tuesday-125, Wednesday-126, Thursday-127, Friday-128, Saturday-129, Sunday-130.


                                                 Central Plains Mennonite Conference

Pulaski Mennonite Church is a member of the Central Plains Mennonite Conference. Mennonite Church USA is organized into regional conferences including ours—with 50 churches, two groups affiliated with the conference and two new church plants.

The annual meeting of the Central Plains Conference is in Freeman, SD on June 19-21. Our church is represented by three lay delegates and the pastor on business and voting matters.

Our sister churches are located in Iowa (19), Minnesota (8), Nebraska (9), South Dakota (9), Montana (3), Illinois (1), Colorado (1). There are two affiliated churches in Minnesota and new church plants in Wisconsin and one in Iowa.

Tim Detweiler is our Conference Minister. Other conference staff includes Sharon Kennel, conference minister in the western part of the conference and Ed Kauffman, executive minister and northern part of the conference. Central Plains has committees that help churches with leadership issues, congregational life and outreach. Shana Boshart is the Central Plains Youth Minister providing youth leadership for local churches and a resource library of books, DVDs and other materials.

Saturday June 20 at Central Plains Annual Meeting

1. Punks, Monks & Radicals: Embodying the Gospel in Our World

2. Faith Formation in the Home by Marlene Bogard

3. The Corinthian Plan: Explaining the new MCUSA Health Care Plan

4. Hymn Sing by Galen Kauffman

5. Safe Sanctuaries: Preventing Child Abuse in the Congregation

6. What is God Up to in Ecuador? Stories of 10 years of Mission

7. Taking the ‘and’ Out of Worship and Witness: The Story of Christ Community Church in Des Moines and the practice of ‘classic’ liturgy in worship. Registration materials and information for the annual Central Plains Mennonite Conference is found on the Reading Table.

Central Plains Mennonite Conference News: Daniel Winings of Shalom Mennonite Church (Church Plant) in Eau Clair, Wisconsin is being ordained to the Christian Ministry today at 3:00. Tithes & Offerings on May 10 will support the ministry of Central Plains Mennonite Conference. Check your church mailbox for more information about how Central Plains serves and leads our church and the 50+ sister churches in the Central Plains area.

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