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November 4, 2018 PDF Print E-mail

November 4, 2018

Music Group Meeting/Sanctuary                                               8:45 AM

Prayer Meeting/Pastor’s Office                                                  9:10 AM

Christian Education Classes                                                      9:30 AM
Youth and Children’s classes meet in the basement classrooms. For adults, The Wired Word meets in the East Library Wing and The Parables of Jesus a DVD-based study of Jesus as Storyteller, meets in the basement.

Worship Service                                                                        10:30 AM
Singing: Music Group & Congregation
Scripture:  Psalm 119:97-105 by Dean Amstutz
Scripture: Hebrews 4:12-16 by  Debbie Knapp
Children’s Story by Chris Payne
Singing: Thy Word is a Lamp Unto My Feet –Piano/Power Point
Message: ‘More Powerful Than Politics’ –Hebrews 4:12-16
Singing: What a Friend We Have –Red Book # 466
Pastoral Prayer
Offering: Church General Fund/Offertory by Jennifer Ball
Prayer Blanket for Josie Drummond: Guide My Feet –Blue Book # 546
Blessing & Sending

Offerings on November 11 will support The Lord’s Cupboard Food Bank.

Birthdays & Anniversaries November 5 thru November 11:
Amelia Ball-November 6; Susan Knapp-November 6;

Tuesday: 2:30-6:30 Blood Drive at PMC
Wednesday: 5:30 Meal/6:00 Pioneer Club
Thursday: Davis County Ministers Meeting
Friday: 6:00 Youth Soup Supper/7:00 Fall Auction
Nov 14: 7:30 Church Council Meeting/Deacon’s Meeting
Dec 2: Advent & The New Christian Year begins
Dec 16: 4:00 Community Christmas Caroling
Dec 24: 6:00 PM Christmas Eve Program/Candle lighting

Soup Supper by the Youth Group is at 6:00 on Friday . . . your generous donation supports youth ministry and activity schedules.  Thank-you!

Fall Auction Proceeds for 2018 have been designated for $500 Christmas Cards for missionaries that we help sustain and the remainder into a Mission Support Fund being established for future missionary finances.  The Fall Auction begins at 7:00 Friday—right after the Youth Soup Supper.

Crooked Creek Notes: You are invited to the Annual Meeting of the Camp Association on November 13 at The Lodge with dinner served at 6:15 and the meeting to follow.  Wood cutting is November 17 starting at 8:00 AM with lunch to follow and the Craft Retreat is November 16-18. See the camp website for more details and signing-up for these events.

Attention Couples! Mennonite Central Committee wants YOU to join the MCC Canning Crew this year!  This opportunity is a fully-supported short term volunteer position that will travel in the U.S. and Canada between January and May of 2019.  For more information or to apply for the Canner Operator Position visit or contact Heidi Huber by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 316-283-2720.

Everence will present an informative Medicare seminar on Monday, Nov. 12 (10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.). Attendees will learn about the various Medicare plans and what they cover, plans that supplement Medicare and enrollment details. Important Social Security information also will be included. The seminar will be held at Kalona Public Library, 510 C Ave. To reserve your spot, contact Joyce Garvin at (319) 656-4242, (877) 656-4242 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

What Halloween Gets Right About Spirits and Why Christians Have Nothing to Worry About, Why Science Can’t Tell Us How to Live and Rethinking Our Relationship With the News are posted on The Pastor’s Page of the Church Bulletin Board.


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