Feb 18 Bulletin

Turn, Lord, and deliver me; save me because of your unfailing love. Psalm 6:4

ANNOUNCEMENTS STAN LOEWEN
SINGING
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
REPORT KYLE DUECK
SCRIPTURE READING STEPH DUECK
MESSAGE ERIC ISAAC
PRAYER AND PRAISE

This Week:

Today:
8th Annual Ramona’s Reach
Hockey Tournament in Arborg.

Tuesday, Feb 20
Sr Youth at Church 7:30

Thursday, Feb 22
Moms & Tots 10-12

Pray for this week:
Kendall as he serves in England with Steinbach Bible College.

Lorelei Plett as she serves Inner City Youth Alive (Winnipeg) with Steinbach Bible College.

Eric’s office hours this week are Wednesday to Friday, 9:00-12:00.

Upcoming Events:

Beaver Creek Bible Camp Camper Reunion- Sunday, March 4. 4-7 p.m. at the Gimli Rec. Centre. Check out the poster in the church lobby.

Spiritual Emphasis Weekend in Morweena with Layton Friesen March 24+25.

Marriage Enrichment Weekend in Morweena with Barry and Noreen Plett April 7+8.

Feb 11 Bulletin

Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. Psalm 5:2

ANNOUNCEMENTS
SINGING
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
REPORT ABE WALL
MESSAGE KEN ZACHARIAS
PRAYER AND PRAISE

This Week:

Monday, Feb 12
Mothers Who Care 9:00
MCS Board Meeting 7:30

Tuesday, Feb 13
Jr. Youth at Church 7:30

Wednesday, Feb 14
Senior Lunch 12:00

Sat & Sun, Feb 17-18
8th Annual Ramona’s Reach
Hockey Tournament in Arborg.

Thrift Shop:
13th: Sylvia, Susan
14th: Tina & Friend
15th: Carol, Rose
16th: Margaret, Norma
17th: Sara, Breanne

Pray for this week:
Kyle Dueck as he serves with Youth For Christ in Winnipeg.

Eric’s office hours this week are Tuesday toThursday, 9:00-12:00.

Upcoming Events:

Please contact Gloria Penner if you would like to contribute to the Ramona’s Reach Bake Sale on Feb 17.

Beaver Creek Bible Camp Camper Reunion- Sunday, March 4. 4-7 p.m. at the Gimli Rec. Centre. Check out the poster in the church lobby.

Spiritual Emphasis Weekend in Morweena with Layton Friesen March 24+25.

Marriage Enrichment Weekend in Morweena with Barry and Noreen Plett April 7+8.

Bulletin Jan 28

But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high. Psalm 3:3

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS TIM REIMER
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING MAX E.
MESSAGE LESTER OLFERT
PRAYER AND PRAISE

This Week:

Today:
Jamaica Team Send Off! 6:00
At Arborg Christian Fellowship. Everyone is welcome

Wednesday, Jan 31
Service at Arborg PCH 10-11

Youth

Thursday, Feb 1
Prayer & Fasting 7-7

Saturday, Feb 3
Interlake Men’s Breakfast 9:00
Upper floor of Gimli Bowling Alley

Feb. 2-4 Mission Fest at Church of the Rock. For more details see poster in church lobby or go to
www.missionfestmanitoba.org

Eric’s office hours this week are Tuesday to Friday, 9:00-12:00.

Please take note of the Lost & Found tables in the dining room. They will be up today and next Sunday. Anything left will go the Thrift Shop.

Pray for this week:

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

Henry Friesen recovering from pneumonia at the Gimli Hospital

Upcoming Events:

The Mennonite Disaster Service All-Unit Meeting is being hosted by Region 5 (Canada) from February 9-10, 2018 in Winkler, MB. This event is open to all who are interested in the work of MDS. For more information or to register for the event see our website mds.mennonite.net/all-unit-meeting or call our Winnipeg office at 1-866-261-1274.
Please contact Gloria Penner if you would like to contribute to the Ramona’s Reach Bake Sale on Feb 17.
Spiritual Emphasis Weekend in Morweena with Layton Friesen March 24+25.

Marriage Enrichment Weekend in Morweena with Barry and Noreen Plett April 7+8.

If you are interested in being baptized this year or simply interested in taking the classes talk to Eric or Greg.

Next Sunday:

Sunday School 10:00
Preschool-Grade 12:Sunday School Wing.
Adult Class: Meet in Dining Room.

Service 11:00

Offering: EMC
Last Sunday the General Fund received $1,750.75

Message: Eric Isaac

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

Jan 21 Bulletin

Serve the Lord with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling. Psalm 2:11

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS DELMER PLETT
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING NELSON LOEWEN
MESSAGE ERIC ISAAC
PRAYER AND PRAISE

This Week:

Monday, Jan 22
Mothers Who Care 9:00

Tuesday, Jan 23
Sewing Circle 9-12
Sr. Youth at church 7:30

Wednesday, Jan 24
Senior’s Lunch 12:00

Thursday, Jan 25
Moms & Tots 10-12
Ministerial Meeting 7:00

Congratulations to Reg & Angela Dueck on the birth of their daughter, Mila Saige, on January 18, 2018.

Pray for this week:
Abe Wall as he serves in Bolivia under EMC Missions.

Eric’s office hours this week are Tuesday to Friday, 9:00-12:00.

Upcoming Events:

Interlake men’s breakfast Feb 3rd @9am on the upper floor of the Gimli bowling alley.

The Mennonite Disaster Service All-Unit Meeting is being hosted by Region 5 (Canada) from February 9-10, 2018 in Winkler, MB. This event is open to all who are interested in the work of MDS. For more information or to register for the event see our website mds.mennonite.net/all-unit-meeting or call our Winnipeg office at 1-866-261-1274.

Jan 14 Bulletin

Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked… 2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. Psalm 1:1-2

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS DELMER PLETT
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING CARLIE PLETT
MESSAGE GLENN PLETT
PRAYER AND PRAISE

This Week:

Monday, Jan 15
MEMC Finance Board Meeting 7:00

Tuesday, Jan 16
Jr. Youth at church 7:30

Thrift Shop:
16th: Evalina, Sylvia
17th: Sara, Gloria
18th: Susan, YOU????
19th: Rose, Norma
20th: Janet, Trudy

Congratulations to Gilbert & Brittany Chanda on the birth of their son, Hezekiah Chilufya, on Sunday, January 7.

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

Upcoming Events:

The Mennonite Disaster Service All-Unit Meeting is being hosted by Region 5 (Canada) from February 9-10, 2018 in Winkler, MB. This event is open to all who are interested in the work of MDS. For more information or to register for the event see our website mds.mennonite.net/all-unit-meeting or call our Winnipeg office at 1-866-261-1274.

Ted&Co TheatreWorks is coming to Winnipeg on Sunday, Feb 11th at 6:30 pm at Douglas Mennonite to present “Boots, Buckets & Barrows”. This Dessert night and Fundraiser is put on by Mennonite Disaster Service. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by calling the MDS Office at 204 261 1274.

Jan 7 Bulletin

You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you,” declares the Lord. Jeremiah 29:13-14

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS TIM REIMER
OFFERING EMC
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING BREANNE REIMER
MESSAGE ERIC ISAAC
PRAYER AND PRAISE

This Week:
Today:
Nomination Sheets are due!
Last chance to ORDER PIES for the Jamaica Trip Fundraiser! Find Steph, Cheyenne, Breanne, or Jordon to
order yours!
Singing at Arborg PCH 3:45

Monday, Jan 8
MCS Classes resume 9:00
Mothers Who Care 9:00
MCS Board Meeting 7:30

Tuesday, Jan 9
Sewing Circle 9-12
Youth Games Night 7:30
Bring your left over Christmas snacks and favourite game!

Thursday, Jan 11
Moms & Tots at church 10-12
All moms of young kids welcome! Bring your own snacks, coffee will be provided.

Please sign up for Thrift Shop! Our week: Jan 16-20.

Eric’s office hours this week are Wednesday to Friday, 9:00-12:00.

Pray for this week:
The Riverton MCC Thrift Shop and its board

Upcoming Events:
The Mennonite Disaster Service All-Unit Meeting is being hosted by Region 5 (Canada) from February 9-10, 2018 in Winkler, MB. This event is open to all who are interested in the work of MDS. For more information or to register for the event see our website mds.mennonite.net/all-unit-meeting or call our Winnipeg office at 1-866-261-1274.

Youth:
Jan 9: Games Night at church
7:30. Bring your left over
Christmas snacks and your
board/card games for a
relaxing evening to kick off
the New Year.

Jan 16: Jr. Youth (Gr 7-9) at
Church

Jan 23: Sr Youth (Gr 10-12) at
Church

Jan 30: Youth Service Night.
Details to come.

Dec 24 Bulletin

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Luke 2:10

SINGING
ADVENT READING & CANDLE LIGHTING
ANNOUNCEMENTS LARRY PAYNE
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING DYLAN
MESSAGE ERIC ISAAC
PRAYER AND PRAISE

This Week:
Monday, Dec 25
Christmas Service 10:30
The Christmas Day service will include the annual invitational singing of “In the First Light.” There will be a short run through at 10:10 AM for those who wish.

Copies of EMC’s Theodidaktos (a journal for EMC education) is available on the foyer table.

Pray for this week:
Our Deacons

Upcoming Events:

Eric will be on vacation from December 25-30. If you want pastoral care feel free to contact Glenn Plett, Larry Payne or Tim Reimer.

Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Party at the church & school (rinks). Everyone and their neighbour is invited!

Church election time is almost here. Nominations sheets will be in your mailbox on Dec 24th. If you don’t want to be re-elected for the coming year please contact one of the following; Ron Plett, Glenn Plett, Kevin Petkau, Lyn Reimer, or Bryan Plett.

Interlake Men’s breakfast Jan 6th at Arborg Christian Fellowship at 9am.

Dec 17 Bulletin

Mary will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins. Matthew 1:21

SINGING
ADVENT READING & CANDLE LIGHTING
ANNOUNCEMENTS STAN LOEWEN
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
SCRIPTURE READING STEPH DUECK
MESSAGE MARVIN HAMM
PRAYER AND PRAISE

This Week:

Tuesday, Dec 19
Fundraiser Supper 6:30
For Kendall and Nikki

Friday, Dec 22
Dress Rehearsal 12:00
MCS Christmas Program 7:30
Everyone Welcome!

Copies of EMC’s Theodidaktos (a journal for EMC education) is available on the foyer table.

Eric’s office hours this week will be Tuesday to Friday 9:00-12:00.

Pray for this week:
The Bridge (Youth for Christ Drop-in Centre)

Upcoming Events:

Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Party at the church & school (rinks). Everyone and their neighbour is invited!

Church election time is almost here. Nominations sheets will be in your mailbox on Dec 24th. If you don’t want to be re-elected for the coming year please contact one of the following; Ron Plett, Glenn Plett, Kevin Petkau, Lyn Reimer, or Bryan Plett.

Nicaragua was hit hard by Hurricane Nate and additional monsoon rains in October 2017. EMC will be sending $10,000 to assist with emergency relief efforts and invites you to consider giving to this relief project. To donate call 204-326-6401 or go to www.emconference.ca/donate Thank you!

Youth:
More details coming! Including about carolling on the 24th.

MWM:
We will be starting up a Bible Study in the New Year. Stay tuned for details.

Dec 10 Bulletin

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6

SINGING
ANNOUNCEMENTS SID DUECK
OFFERING GENERAL FUND
SINGING
MESSAGE LARRY PAYNE
PRAYER AND PRAISE

This Week:

Monday, Dec 11
Mothers Who Care 9:00
MCS Board Meeting 7:30

Dec 12 Sewing Circle cancelled

Wednesday, Dec 13
Senior’s Lunch 12:00
MWM Christmas Banquet 6:30
At Zan’s in Arborg.

Friday, Dec 15
Youth Christmas Banquet 6:00

Thrift Shop:
12th: Janice, Sylvia
13th: Norma, Roselyn
14th: Sara, YOU???
15th: Rose, Christine
16th: Janet, Lukas
28th: Carol, YOU?????

Congratulations to Greg & Carlie Plett on the arrival of their son, Drew Tanner, born on December 4, 2017.

Eric’s office hours this week will be Tuesday to Friday 9:00-12:00.

Pray for this week:

Our Food Committee.

Nicaragua was hit hard by Hurricane Nate and additional monsoon rains in October 2017. EMC will be sending $10,000 to assist with emergency relief efforts and invites you to consider giving to this relief project. To donate call 204-326-6401 or go to www.emconference.ca/donate. Thank you!

Sunday School:

Check out our new “Offering Wall” to see who is receiving the Sunday School offering! Located in the hallway on the dining room end.

Upcoming Events:

Missions Fundraising supper for Kendall and Nikki Dec 19 6:30 at the church.

MCS Christmas Program Dec 22 at 7:30. Everyone welcome!

Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Party at the church & school (rinks). Everyone and their neighbour is invited!

Church election time is almost here. Nominations sheets will be in your mailbox on Dec 24th. If you don’t want to be re-elected for the coming year please contact one of the following; Ron Plett, Glenn Plett, Kevin Petkau, Lyn Reimer, or Bryan Plett.

Dec 3 Bulletin

A voice of one calling: “In the wilderness prepare the way for the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. And the glory of the Lord will be revealed, and all people will see it together. For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.” Isaiah 40:3,5
This Week:

Today:
Singing at Arborg PCH 3:45

Tuesday, Dec 5
Youth 7:30
Bring table games & mini
sticks!

Thursday, Dec 7
Prayer & Fasting 7-7
Moms & Tots 10-12
All moms with infants or
preschoolers welcome! This
is the last one for this year.

Family Favourites ll is now available in church kitchen for $10.

Tickets for MWM Christmas Banquet are available. Talk to Cathy, Sara, or Rhonda.

Eric’s office hours this week will be Tuesday to Thursday 9:00-12:00.

Sunday School:

With the new quarter there are a few changes happening in the Sunday School wing:

Our offering this quarter will be going to The Father’s House in Orville, CA.

Also, some of the Sunday School classes, mainly preschool-Kindergarten, will be changing a bit to accommodate our incoming 3 year olds. Feel free to talk to a committee member: Carla, Kevin, Jeannette, James, or Mandy, if you have questions.

Pray for this week:

Our Maintenance Board.

Early in 2018 plans are to make another recipe book. In the mean time collect all the recipes you’ve tried, tweaked and loved and get ready to share with the rest of us.
Look for more upcoming details soon.

Youth:
Dec 5- Worship Night
Dec 15 – Christmas Banquet

MWM:
Dec 13: Christmas Banquet at Zan’s. There will be door prizes, food, and lots of fun! Tickets are $20. Talk to Sara, Rhonda or Cathy to buy one.