Dec 9 Bulletin

In the wilderness prepare the way for the Lord; make straight in
the desert a highway for our God. Isaiah 40:3

SINGING
ADVENT READING
ANNOUNCEMENTS ERIC ISAAC
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING LUKAS HAMM
MESSAGE LARRY PAYNE
PRAYER & PRAISE

This Week:

Monday, Dec 10
“Present O P” Book Study 7:30

Wednesday, Dec 12
Senior Lunch 12:00
Ministerial Meeting 7:00
@Sid & Bea’s

Thursday, Dec 13
Moms & Tots 10-12
Youth Christmas Party 6:30

Thrift Shop:
11th: Janice & Norma
12th: Susan & Carol
13th: Rose & Sylvia
14th: Rose R, YOU???
15th: YOU?, YOUR FRIEND?

A list of the new care groups is posted on the bulletin board.

Note from the nominating committee. If your term is expiring in a committee and you don’t want to let your name stand for re-election please let one of the following people know by Dec. 23. Ron Plett, Glenn Plett, Kevin Petkau, Bryan Plett, Jonathon Plett.

Pray for this week:

Ryan and Lisa Kelly as they serve in Oroville, California with The Father’s House Church.

Please pray for Willie & Tina Groening as they mourn the sudden loss of a dear friend this past week.

Upcoming Events:

We are updating the entire church directory. Today and next Sunday are the last chances for pictures! Talk to Jen if you have any questions.

MCS Christmas Program at MEMC, Dec 21 at 7:30 pm

New Year’s Party in Morweena on Dec 31

Youth:

Dec 13: Christmas Party

C & C:

Dec 24: Caroling

Next Sunday:

Coffee & Muffins 9:30

Sunday School 10:00

Classes for 3 yrs to Grade 12 in Sunday School Wing.

Adult Class in dining room.

Choir Practice in sanctuary.

Service 11:00

Offering: General Fund
Last Sunday EMC received $2710

Message: Eric Isaac

Please have bulletin announcements in by 12 noon on Friday. Contact Jeannette Gross.

Dec 2 Bulletin

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10

SINGING
ADVENT READING
ANNOUNCEMENTS DELMER PLETT
OFFERING EMC
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING BREANNE REIMER
MESSAGE ERIC ISAAC
REPORT RAY LAROCK
PRAYER & PRAISE

This Week:

Today:
-Bridal Shower at Henry & Sara’s 3:00
-Singing at Arborg PCH 3:45

Monday, Dec 3
Women’s Book Study 7:30

Tuesday, Dec 4
Youth Games Night 7:30

Wednesday, Dec 5
Prayer Meeting at the Bridge. 8 AM Everyone Welcome!

Thursday, Dec 6
Prayer & Fasting 7-7

Pray for this week:
Jake and Christy and their family as they serve in Kyrgyzstan.

Upcoming Events:

We are updating the entire church directory. You may purchase a new binder for $7, otherwise there is no charge. Pictures will be taken on the following Sundays after the service, in the room behind the stage: Dec 2, 9, 16. Please choose the day that best suits you. Talk to Jen if you have any questions.

Youth:
Dec 4: Board Games Night
Dec 13: Christmas Party

Nov 25 Bulletin

For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end. Psalm 48:14

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS SID DUECK
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
MESSAGE ERIC ISAAC
PRAYER & PRAISE

This Week:

Monday, Nov 26
Women’s Book Study 7:30
EMC Project Builders AGM
at Evangelical Fellowship
Church in Steinbach 7:30

Tuesday, Nov 27
Sewing Circle 9-12
Youth Lesson Night 7:30
Our Cook Books have arrived!
Come for taste tests on some
new recipes 7:15-8:30 in the
church kitchen.

Wednesday, Nov 28
Service at Arborg PCH 10:00
Senior’s Lunch 12:00
Care Group Leaders Meeting
at Sid and Bea’s 7:30

Thursday, Nov 29
Moms & Tots 10-12
MWM Banquet 6:30
at the Gimli Waterfront Cntr.
C&C Games at Galen’s 7:30

Saturday, Dec 1
Interlake Men’s Breakfast 9:00
in Morweena

Pray for this week:

Amber Dueck as she serves in Thailand with Teach Beyond.

Upcoming Events:

We are updating the entire church directory. You may purchase a new binder for $7, otherwise there is no charge. Pictures will be taken on the following Sundays after the service, in the room behind the stage: Nov 25, Dec 2, 9, 16. Please choose the day that best suits you. Talk to Jen if you have any questions.

Community Bridal Shower for Mikayla Goertzen. Sunday Dec 2. 3:00 @ Henry and Sara’s house. All ladies welcome

Youth:

Nov 27: Lesson Night 7:30
Dec 4: Board Games Night
Dec 13: Christmas Party

Next Sunday:

Coffee & Muffins 9:30

Sunday School 10:00

Classes for 3 yrs to Grade 12 in Sunday School Wing.

Adult Class in dining room. Studying 1 Corinthians.

Choir Practice in sanctuary.

Service 11:00

Offering: EMC
Last Sunday the General Fund received $3,520.

Message: Eric Isaac

Please have bulletin announcements in by 12 noon on Friday. Contact Jeannette Gross.

Nov 18 Bulletin

Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy. Psalm 47:1

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS TIM REIMER
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING JEFF & ANNIE
MESSAGE ERIC ISAAC
PRAYER & PRAISE

This Week:

Today:
BCBC reunion in Gimli 4-7
Bring skates if you have, There will be door prizes, snacks, camp songs and lots of friendly faces!

Friday, Nov 23
EMC Ministerial Meeting at Prairie Grove Fellowship Chapel 9-4

Saturday, Nov 24
EMC Conference Council Meeting at Braeside EMC 9-3

Pray for this week:
-Glenn and Norma as they serve in Tigertown, Texas.
-Kevin Kornelson, Robyn Reimer, Lukas Hamm and the Missions Team Leaders as they grow and serve in Jamaica this week.

Upcoming Events:

We are having church-wide potlucks today and Nov 25. If you can’t be at your scheduled Sunday, feel free to go another Sunday. There is a list of the groups in the church lobby.

MWM Christmas Banquet Nov 29 at the Gimli Waterfront Centre.

Interlake men’s breakfast hosted by Morweena Dec 1st at 9am.

We are updating the entire church directory. You may purchase a new binder for $7, otherwise there is no charge. Pictures will be taken on the following Sundays after the service, in the room behind the stage: Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 2, 9, 16. Please choose the day that best suits you. Talk to Jen if you have any questions.

Nov 11 Bulletin

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS STAN LOEWEN
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING SHAWN LOEWEN
MESSAGE LARRY PAYNE
PRAYER & PRAISE

This Week:

Monday, Nov 12
MCS Board Meeting 7:30

Tuesday, Nov 13
Sewing Circle 9-12
Youth Food Drive 7:30

Wednesday, Nov 14
Senior Lunch 12:00

Thursday, Nov 15
Moms & Tots 10-12
Parent & Teacher Mtg 7:30
Supper at 6:30.

Friday, Nov 16
C & C Bowling

Thrift Shop:
13th: Margaret & Roselyn R
14th: Carol & Roselyn
15th: Sylvia & YOU?????
16th: Gloria & Janet
17th: Trudy & Sara

Pray for this week:
Kyle and Jori Dueck as Kyle serves with Youth for Christ in Winnipeg.

Upcoming Events:

Nov. 17-27 Jamaica Team includes: Kevin Kornelson, Robyn Reimer, Lukas Hamm
Team Leaders: Tara Loewen, Larry & Leanne, Marvin & Judith, Donny & Cathy
Pray for powerful connections in Jamaica!

BCBC reunion- November 18th, 4:00-7 at the Gimli Rec Center. Bring skates if you have, There will be door prizes, snacks, camp songs and lots of friendly faces!

We are having church-wide potlucks Nov 18 and 25. We have tried to put everyone in a potluck group (if you’re not in a potluck group talk to Eric Isaac or Sid Dueck). If you can’t be at your scheduled Sunday, feel free to go another Sunday. There is a list of the groups in the church lobby.

MWM Christmas Banquet Nov 29 at the Gimli Waterfront Centre.

We are updating the entire church directory. You may purchase a new binder for $7, otherwise there is no charge. Pictures will be taken on the following Sundays after the service, in the room behind the stage: Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 2, 9, 16. Please choose the day that best suits you. Talk to Jen if you have any questions.

Nov 4 Bulletin

In God we make our boast all day long, and we will praise your name forever. Psalm 44:8

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS ERIC ISAAC
OFFERING EMC
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING MARVIN HAMM
MESSAGE TIM REIMER
PRAYER & PRAISE

This Week:

Today:
Singing at Arborg PCH 3:45

Wednesday, Nov 7
Prayer at ACF 8 AM
Visiting & Games Night 7:30
At the church. Bring games and snacks.

Friday, Nov 9
MCS NO CLASSES
Belong Conference
EMCup

Saturday, Nov 10
Belong Conference
EMCup

Remember to sign up for the Thrift Shop! Our week is Nov 13-17.

Pray for this week:

Mike and Carmela Reimer as they serve with Kansas International House of Prayer.

Upcoming Events:

We are having church-wide potlucks Nov 11, 18 and 25. We have tried to put everyone in a potluck group (if you’re not in a potluck group talk to Eric Isaac or Sid Dueck). If you can’t be at your scheduled Sunday, feel free to go another Sunday. There is a list of the groups in the church lobby.

Interested in joining a choir? Anyone in grade 9 or older may join; rehearsals for the Christmas Day service will be during the Sunday School hour. Please talk to Janet Hamm or sign up on the sheet in the foyer by next Sunday.
If there is enough interest, rehearsals will begin November 11.

MWM Christmas Banquet Nov 29 at the Gimli Waterfront Centre.

We are updating the entire church directory. You may purchase a new binder for $7, otherwise there is no charge. Pictures will be taken on the following Sundays after the service, in the room behind the stage: Today, (not Nov 11) Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 2, 9, 16. Please choose the day that best suits you. Talk to Jen if you have any questions.

Youth:

SBC’s IMPACT 2018: Sr. Youth Discipleship Event is November 16 – 18 and we want to see you there! Join speaker Kent Martens for a weekend of worship, workshops, and fun with youth from around southern Manitoba.

C & C:

Nov 16 – Bowling in Gimli

Next Sunday:

Coffee & Muffins 9:30
Jamaica Trip Fundraiser

Sunday School 10:00

Classes for 3 yrs to Grade 12 in Sunday School Wing.

Adult Class in dining room.
Studying 1 Corinthians.

Service 11:00

Offering: General Fund
Last Sunday the General Fund received $4,299.

Message: Larry Payne

Please have bulletin announcements in by 12 noon on Friday. Contact Jeannette Gross.

Oct 28 Bulletin

Then I will go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight. I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God. Psalm 43:4

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS TIM REIMER
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING LUKAS HAMM
MESSAGE GLENN PLETT
REPORT FROM MIKE & CARMELA
PRAYER & PRAISE
This Week:

Today:
Communion 7:00
Babysitting at Tim & Alvina’s for ages 12 and under by Alvina, Jen, Danelle and Larry Payne.

Tuesday, Oct 30
Kids Carnival at church 7:30

Wednesday, Oct 31
Service at Arborg PCH 10:00

Thursday, Nov 1
Prayer & Fasting 7-7
Moms & Tots 10-12
C & C Games at Galen’s 7:30

Congratulations to Jason & Carla Elias on the safe arrival of their son, Roman John, born on October 26, 2018.

Pray for this week:
Donovan and Cathy and their boys as they serve in Jamaica with Generations Church.

Upcoming Events:

Everyone is welcome to come pray for the Interlake, it’s churches, and it’s people 8:00 a.m. at ACF, Wednesday November 7th.

Interested in joining a choir? The song leaders are planning a Christmas Day service that can include songs by a choir. Anyone in grade 9 or older may join; rehearsals will be during the Sunday School hour. Please talk to Janet Hamm or sign up on the sheet in the foyer by next Sunday.
If there is enough interest, rehearsals will begin November 11.

We are updating the entire church directory. You may purchase a new binder for $7, otherwise there is no charge. Pictures will be taken on the following Sundays after the service, in the room behind the stage: Today, Nov 4. (not Nov 11) Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 2, 9, 16. Please choose the day that best suits you. Talk to Jen if you have any questions.

Oct 21 Bulletin

As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you.
my God. Psalm 42:1

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS LARRY PAYNE
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING JON PLETT
MESSAGE ERIC ISAAC
PRAYER & PRAISE

This Week:

Please hand in your deacon nominations by Wednesday.

Monday, Oct 22
Finance Board Meeting 7:00

Tuesday, Oct 23
Sewing Circle 9-12
Youth Games Night 7:30

Wednesday, Oct 24
Senior’s Lunch 12:00

Thursday, Oct 25
Ministerial Meeting 7:00

Pray for this week:

Glenn Plett as he ministers to the Picture Butte EMC’s leadership team this weekend.

Our church family as we discern who God wants added to our Deacon team

Upcoming Events:

Communion will be celebrated Sunday, Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m. Childcare will be provided for children ages 12 and under.

Caroline Loewen and Carla Elias are planning a fall book study (Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist) for young moms! It will be hosted at the church on Monday evenings at 7:30pm and will hopefully start beginning of November. Please let Caroline know if you would like to attend by October 21st. Book price will be approx. $20. Caroline’s number is:
431-283-3112

Youth:

Oct 23 – Games Night

Oct 30 – Kid’s Carnival

SBC’s IMPACT 2018: Sr. Youth Discipleship Event is November 16 – 18 and we want to see you there! Join speaker Kent Martens for a weekend of worship, workshops, and fun with youth from around southern Manitoba.

C & C:

Nov. 1 – Games at Galen’s

Nov 16 – Bowling in Gimli

Next Sunday:

Coffee & Muffins 9:30
Jamaica Trip Fundraiser

Sunday School 10:00

Classes for 3 yrs to Grade 12 in Sunday School Wing.

Adult Class in dining room. Studying 1 Corinthians.

Starting October 28th, on the last Sunday of every month there will a prayer time during the S.S. hour. This will be in addition to the other adult classes offered.

Service 11:00

Offering: General Fund
Last Sunday’s offering was $3,878 for the General Fund.

Message: Glenn Plett

Please have bulletin announcements in by 12 noon on Friday. Contact Jeannette Gross. Cell: 204-641-3683.

Oct 14 Bulletin

Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting to
everlasting. Psalm 41:13

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS SID DUECK
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING GREG PLETT
MESSAGE ERIC ISAAC
PRAYER & PRAISE

This Week:

Thursday, Oct 18
Moms & Tots 10-12

Thrift Shop:
16th: Tina & Friend
17th: Norma & Elda
18th: Susan & Sylvia
19th: Carol & YOU?????
20th: YOU?, YOUR FRIEND?

Pray for this week:

Trenton Kornelson as he serves at Kansas IHOP

Our church family as we discern who God wants added to our Deacon team

Rose Harasimew at Grace Hospital

Upcoming Events:

Communion will be celebrated Sunday, Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m.

Caroline Loewen and Carla Elias are planning a fall book study (Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist) for young moms! It will be hosted at the church on Monday evenings at 7:30pm and will hopefully start beginning of November. Please let Caroline know if you would like to attend by October 21st. Book price will be approx. $20. Caroline’s number is:
431-283-3112

Youth

SBC’s IMPACT 2018: Sr. Youth Discipleship Event is November 16 – 18 and we want to see you there! Join speaker Kent Martens for a weekend of worship, workshops, and fun with youth from around southern Manitoba.

Next Sunday:

Coffee & Muffins 9:30
Jamaica Trip Fundraiser

Sunday School 10:00

Classes for 3 yrs to Grade 12 in Sunday School Wing.

Adult Class in dining room.
Studying 1 Corinthians.

Service 11:00

Offering: General Fund
Last Sunday’s offering was $1425 for the EMC.

Message: Eric Isaac

Please have bulletin announcements in by 12 noon on Friday. Contact Jeannette Gross.

Oct 7 Bulletin

I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. Psalm 40:1

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS DELMER PLETT
OFFERING EMC
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING SHAWN LOEWEN
MESSAGE LARRY PAYNE
PRAYER & PRAISE

This Week:
Today:
Singing at Arborg PCH 3:45

Tuesday, Oct 9
Sewing Circle 9-12
Youth Games Night 7:30

Wednesday, Oct 10
Senior Lunch 12:00
Church Direction Night 7:30

Friday, Oct 12
Thanksgiving Supper 6:30
Invite the neighbours and come on out! Check the bulletin board for opportunities to contribute!

Saturday, Oct 13
Interlake Men’s Breakfast 9:00
At the Riverton Gospel Chapel. Speaker, Kirit, a missionary to his people in India working with AIM.
Bomber’s Game 1:00
Athlete’s In Action after game event.

Church Direction Night Agenda:
-Preparing for Deacon Election.
-Appointing a CDN Chair
-Reports

Pray for this week:

-Tim Reimer as he teaches in Seminole, Texas with Berean schools this weekend.

-Eric Isaac as he teaches an adult SS lesson at Ft. Garry EMC.

-Chrissy’s brother-in-law, Rick, passed away this past week. Pray for the Kurbis and Hildebrand families.

Congratulations to Randy and Jalysia Petkau on the completion of the adoption of Lux Crystal Ramona Petkau, born on January 14, 2015. We celebrate with you!

Upcoming Events:
Communion will be celebrated Sunday, Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m.

Youth
Games Night: October 9, 7:30