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28026 275th Street, Bloomfield, IA 52537 | email: | 641-675-3845
September 13, 2009 PDF Print E-mail

Gathering                                                             9:00 AM

Sunday School Classes                                       9:15 AM
Childrens and Youth Classes meet in the church basement. The ladies class "I Saw the Lord" by Anne Graham Lotz meets in The East Wing and The Wired Word with scripture/current events meets in The Outback.
Faith 101/Membership & Baptism class meets in the church foyer.

Announcements & Church Life Notes              10:20 AM

Worship Service                                                 10:30 AM
Singing: "Emmanuel, God is With Us" –Pwr Point/Piano
            "Jesus, Thou Mighty Lord" –HWB # 115
Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 50:4-9
New Testament Reading: Mark 8:27-38
Children’s Story:
Message: "God & War? Burn the Boots & Uniforms!" –Isaiah 9:1-7

Response to the Word
Singing: "Here I Am, Lord" –HWB # 395 & CD
Pastoral Prayers
Offerings: PMC Buildings Fund/Offertory

Sending Blessing
Singing: "To Us A Child of Hope is Born" –HWB # 189

Offerings on September 20 will underwrite Fall Meetings expenses.

Thanks for Library contributions of $304.00 for the purchase of new books, supplies and DVD’s. Stop by the resource table in the foyer of the church for a display of new selections. Thanks for using the cards when checking out items so that the library circulation stays healthy.

This Week:
Wednesday: 5:30 Nachos/6:00 AWANA
Thursday: 9:30 SE Iowa Mennonite Minister’s Cluster meets at PMC
Friday: Youth Group Camp-out at The Miller Farm
Saturday: Pulaski Corn Show/PMC ‘working’ the ‘Inflatable’

Looking Ahead:
September 20-21: Fall Meetings with Dave Boshart of Parnell, IA
September 27: Communion shared in AM Worship
September 27: 4:00 Fall Apple Cider Press
October 4: 2:00 Share-the-Harvest Celebration/Tractor Show & Walk
October 11: Shepherd’s Inn Open House (2-4) at Crooked Creek Camp
October 11: Fall Wiener Roast in Roger Knapp Timber

We extend our sympathy to the family of Mary Lee Jones, mother of Delbert Jones, who passed away on September 5 at her home. Funeral services and burial were Wednesday in Sheridan, Indiana.

The Pulaski Corn Show is asking PMC to help at this year’s show by managing ‘The Inflatable’ in two hour shifts. See the sign-up on the board.

Dave Boshart is our special guest for Fall Meetings on Sunday, September 20 and 21st. Dave will speak in special services on Sunday morning at 10:30, Sunday evening at 6:00 and again Monday, September 21st at 7:00. Who is Dave? He is pastor of the West Union Mennonite Church of Parnell, IA and married to Shana Peachey Boshart, conference youth pastor. Check the reading table or your church mailbox for a recent article by Dave.

Thank-you for your recent contributions of $425.00 for Mennonite Mission Network in Ecuador and for the Bible School offerings of $223.44 for Sunday School materials in Ecuador. –Central Plains Conference Office

Be Our Guest . . . Hesston College is celebrating 100 years of "Living the Vision" education during the 2009-2010 school year. The anchor event is Centennial Homecoming Weekend, September 25-27. Alumni and friends of the college are invited to attend. Go to for more information and/or to register.

Thank-you for the gracious reception your congregation extended to me on August 30 to present the Gideon ministry reports. The offering of $639.00 is evidence of the love your congregation has for making the Word of God available to those who otherwise may not have a copy. This will enable 128 Bibles or 470 Testaments to be purchased and placed. Thank-you! -Kenneth L. Keith, Gideon Bible Representative

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