Church services have been canceled due to weather.


Hutterthal Mennonite Church


April 8, 2018


Call To Worship


Opening Prayer                                       

Gathering Hymns

     Come, Ye faithful, Raise the Strain                                        HWB #264

     Thine is the Glory                                                                      HWB #269                            

Children’s Story


Worship Music

    Then I met the Master

    My God and I

Scripture                                      I Corinthians 12 (Page #607  In Pew Bible)

Sermon                                                                          Many Parts: One Body                          

Sharing Time/Prayer

Sending Hymn
     Lift your glad voices                      
HWB #279                                                                                                    


Musical Response





· Anita Watkins( Rebecca Hofer’s Mother) - chemo treatments

· Willie Waldner (Les Rensink’s hired man) - diagnosed with        pancreatic cancer

· From CPMC: Today Amanda Bleichty, pastor at Washington

       Mennonite Church in Washington, Iowa, is being ordained.

       Pray for God's blessing on the ministry Amanda and Washington    

       Mennonite share.

· From MMN: Pray for Petrus and Yuliana Handoyo and their two sons who are working to grow the church in Cambodia. Pray for Petrus as he pastors a church for Indonesian expatriates and lectures at a university, and for Yuliana as she works with children’s learning centers.

· Additional Concerns


TODAY - April 8

Greeters: Vernon J & Norma Lee Hofer

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanist: Charlene Friesen

Worship Leader: Les Rensink

Children’s Time: Amanda Mettler

Worship Music: Joyce Hofer, Dennis Wollman & Terry Walter

Message: Jack Scandrett

Coffee Time: Steve & Charlene Friesen

11:10 am: Sunday School for all ages

Benevolent Fund Offering


NEXT SUNDAY - April 15

Greeters: Vernon P & Twyla Lee Hofer

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanist: Charlene Friesen

Worship Leader:

Children’s time: Jack Scandrett

Worship Music:  No music scheduled

Message: Jack Scandrett

Coffee Time: Larry & Edie Tschetter

11:10 am:  Sunday School for all ages



Congregational Ministries: SD MCC Sale Pancake Breakfast-Cash


Children's S.S. Department: Swan Lake Christian Camp



Sunday, April 8, 9:45 am: Benevolent Fund Offering

Monday, April 9, 4:00-8pm: Congregational Ministries Work Night

Monday, April 19, 8pm: Church Board Meeting

Sunday, May 6, Noon: MCC Relief Sale fund raising noon meal.

Monday-Friday, May 28 - June 1: Shipwrecked! VBS at HMC


The Deacons will receive an offering for the Benevolent Fund today. Please prepare your hearts for this time and consider how you may contribute to the Benevolent Fund.  If you know of someone in acute financial need, please notify one of the Deacons for confidential assistance: Todd Koerner, Charlene Friesen, or Les Rensink.

Plan to attend work night THIS Monday, April 9, beginning at 4:00pm in the fellowship hall. We’ll be serving a soup supper around 5:30pm and plan to conclude about 8:00pm. Come when you can and for as long as you can. Even if you feel you can’t work, come to enjoy the fellowship.  It will be a fun evening with some new projects this year. We’ll need sewing machines, scissors, cutting boards, etc., so if you are able, please bring them with you.  Hope to see many of you on Monday!



 The UB Bearcats Kids Club at Freeman Academy is having a special meeting on April 7 from 10-11:30 am to introduce parents and first-time children ages 3-6 to the club. The morning begins with parents and children learning together. Then parents can sit nearby and enjoy watching eyes light up with new experiences. Postcards with information are available in the lobby. Kindly let us know the age and name of your child so we can prepare for each family. This special Kids Club begins at Music Hall on the Freeman Academy campus. Register online at  call 605-925-4237 or email During the school year, UB Bearcats Kids Club welcomes kids ages 4-10 to a monthly meeting with energetic games, learning and fun.

The Hmong Mennonite Church of St. Paul invites you to a fundraising meal on Saturday, April 21. The meal will be served at Salem-Zion Mennonite with serving to begin at 5:30 pm. The goal is to raise funds to extend the stay of Pastor Xeng and his family. Please join us for an evening of really good food and fellowship.  RSVP by Friday, April 13 to or 925-7771.

Wellspring Wholistic Care Center invites you to their Annual Meeting to be held on Monday, April 23, 7:00 pm at the Freeman Regional Health Services Community Center. You will learn more about the activities over the last year and have the chance to submit feedback and suggestions for the future of Wellspring. Wellspring is also looking for individuals to fill board member vacancies. Please prayerfully consider if you or someone else you may know would be ready and willing to become more involved in the association’s activities by serving as a board member.

Youth ages 16-22, connect with Central Plains mission partners in Quito, Ecuador, by joining a Youth Venture Team! There are a few spots left on the team traveling there for a two-week trip in June. Come and see how God is at work in the Mennonite church in Quito and among the Cofan tribe in the rainforest. Visit  for more information. Inquire this week before the trip fills up. 


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