Bulletin – December 16, 2012

CALL TO WORSHIP:
“Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:10-11 NIV

 

Coffee & Muffins – Jamaica Fundraiser                                               9:30 AM
Sunday School                                                                                10:00 AM

Today’s Offering – Ramona’s Reach

 

Worship Service                                                                              11:00 AM

Worship Leader

Singing

Announcements & Offering

Offering – General Fund

Singing

Prayer & Praise

Scripture Reading – Judith Plett
Matthew 2:1-6, 11-16
Sermon – Eric Isaac

Closing Song

 

Next Sunday

Sunday School offering in Dec. – Ramona’s Reach

Adult Sunday School – Come let us Worship

Offering – MCS Building Fund

Speaker – Donovan Dueck – read 1Timothy 6:11-16

 

Monday, Dec. 17

Mothers Who Care                  9:00 AM

 

Friday, Dec. 21

MCS Christmas Concert         7:30 PM

Dress rehearsal                         12:00 noon

Everyone Welcome to both!

Children dismissed                   2:00 PM

 

Dec. 25, 10:30 AM – Worship Service

– offering for Living Hope Native Ministries (Red Lake)

Dec. 30, 11:00 AM – Communion

Dec. 31, 2:00 – 12:00 AM – New Year’s Celebrations

– Fundraiser supper – for the Jamaica team

Jamaica Mission Trip – Jan. 2013. Approximate amount needed – $29,700. If you wish to contribute and get a tax-deductible receipt you need to write out the cheque to Morweena EMC and ear mark it “Youth Mission Trip” OR “youth sponsors”.

You’re welcome to join us for coffee & muffins on Sunday morning.

 

Remember in Your Prayers

Clem Morency and their family. Clem’s wife Julie passed away suddenly on Thursday.

Delmer Plett is speaking in Eriksdale today.

HCA would like to end the year in the black – earmark your cheque accordingly if you want to help them. Feel free to speak to any of the board members for details.

 

Offerings for December

16th – General Fund

23rd – MCS Building Loan

25th – Living Hope Native Ministries (Red Lake)

30th – MCC

Thanks for all your generous giving in 2012!

God bless you all – from the deacon board

 

Pre-order your New Years cookies/portzelky/oliebollen from Sam’s Place – This year we’re celebrating the New Year with this traditional favourite made fresh and ready for pick-up between 1pm and 4pm December 31st, just in time for New Years eve celebrations. Order the traditional raisin portzelky, or be adventurous and get our fancy cranberry with white chocolate portzelky. Only $8/dozen or $5/ half dozen. Contact us at (204) 415-4728, or rachelbarber@mennonitecc.ca.

 

Paraguay Prayer Team (January 30 – February 13, 2013)
“In all my prayers for all of you I always pray with joy…”
Join this team to strengthen our missions efforts!
Cost is $2500. Application deadline is December 19, 2013.
Contact the EMC office – info@emconf.ca.

 

MCC Manitoba is seeking a Maintenance Contractor –This short-term position will attend to a number of minor repairs and maintenance issues at our building at 159 Henderson Highway which includes Sam’s Place, a café/used bookstore/music venue, on the main floor and offices/book storage space on the second floor. For more information visit mccmanitoba.ca or contract Tricia Prosser at (204)261-6381or triciaprosser@mennonitecc.ca.
MCC is scaling up its emergency food response in Syria by providing just over $1.3 million of assistance through MCC’s account at the Canadian Foodgrains Bank To find out more about this project, go to http://mcccanada.ca/stories/news/mcc-supports-13-m-food-assistance-syria. To find out what MCC has been doing in the Middle East since March,

visit http://mcccanada/middleeastcrisis.

The EM Conference’s national office seeks an administrative assistant/assistant editor for a one-year term full- or part-time position to begin Feb. 2013. Key duties: administrative support to the Board of Church Ministries, administration of resource library, layout and design of a monthly magazine for print and digital versions, and update of its mailing list. Key requirements: high computer literacy and familiarity with print design software. A description is available at www.emconference.ca. Contact Terry Smith at 204-326-6401.

 

Check out the MDS update on the church lobby bulletin board.

Youth

Dec 24- Youth Christmas Caroling (definitely looking for drivers/vehicles)

 

 

Announcements not in the bulletin:

Funeral for Julie Morency is Wednesday, December 19 at 2:00PM at the Arborg Hall

 

HCA Christmas Concert is at the Fisher Community Chapel on Thursday at 7:30PM