Hutterthal Mennonite Church


January 28, 2018


Call to Worship


Opening Prayer                                       

Gathering Hymns
     God of the Bible                                                                                
STJ #27

Children’s Story 


Worship Music  - hymnal insert                                  How Great Thou Art                     

Scripture                                                    Ephesians 4:1 (Pew Bible p. 618)

Sermon                                                                  Unity: Balancing the Scales

One is the Body                                                                             STJ  #72 

Sharing Time                                                            

Pastoral Prayer                                         

Sending Hymn
The Peace of the earth be with you                                                
STJ #77 


Musical Response




· Jr. High Winter Retreat at Swan Lake February 2-4

· Additional Concerns


TODAY - January 28

Greeters: Donovan & Sherryl Friesen

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanist: Amy Hofer Vetch

Worship Music: Bruce & Monica Hofer

Worship Leader, Children’s Time & Message: Jack Scandrett

Coffee Time: Eric & Michelle Neuharth

12:00-1:30pm: Soup meal followed by Bible Study - The Holy Spirit Shapes the Church


NEXT SUNDAY – February 4

Greeters: Steve Mendel and Moses Glanzer

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanists: Charlene Friesen, Madeline Hofer, Claire Hofer

Worship Leader: Todd Koerner

Message & Children’s time: Jack Scandrett

Worship Music: Cameron & Rina Hofer

Coffee Time: Cameron & Rina Hofer

11:10 am: Sunday School for all ages

12:00-1:30pm: Soup meal followed by Bible Study - How Do spiritual practices empower us to maintain the unity of the body?



Congregational Ministries: Blankets, sheets & towels for MCC. 

                                    (See mailbox insert for details)       

Children's S.S. Department: MCC Project



Sunday, February 11: Soup meal followed by Bible Study,12:30-1:30pm


A note from the Transitional Pastor: If you wish to meet with me, please sign up.  Sign-up sheets in back of the church. It is my wish to complete the interviews by mid-February. Thanks 



Swan Lake Christian Camp is hosting a Valentine’s Banquet on February 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm.  There will be music along with a home cooked meal.  There is no cost for the event, but a free will donation will be taken.  All proceeds will go towards support of our youth camping program.  Reservations are required by February 9 and can be made by calling 605-326-5690 or by email at


Women of Central Plains: You are invited to "Sister Care: Equipping Women for Healing Ministries" at the Leadership Center in Aurora, Nebraska, on March 3-4, 2018. Sister Care seminars provide women with tools for ongoing personal healing, for recognizing and celebrating God's grace in their lives, and for responding more confidently to the needs of others.  Sister Care is a ministry of Mennonite Women USA and will be led by Rhoda Keener, former director of Mennonite Women USA, and Carolyn Heggen, psychotherapist. For more information or to register online, visit:  or contact First Mennonite Lincoln Church member Carol Knieriem at  or 402-366-6598.  



· Cottage cheese pocket making days: January 30, Feb. 20 & Feb 27 starting at 9 a.m., in the Pioneer Hall basement.  Everyone is welcome to help-men and women. You don't have to know how to make them, we will teach you. If you have any questions, contact June Pullman or Boni Hofer.

· Noodle making days (for the Country Kitchen & meals): Saturday, February 10 & Tuesday, February 13, in the Pioneer Hall dining room starting at 9 a.m.  In the event a “snow date” is needed, noodles also will be made on Saturday, February 17.  Cancellations will be announced on the Courier and Freeman Academy websites.  Volunteers to help with the noodle making project will be appreciated.  Bring a friend and enjoy the fellowship!


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