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Hutterthal Mennonite Church


April 15, 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


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

Today Taric Leichty is being ordained at Bellwood Mennonite Church, Milford, Nebraska, where he is youth pastor. Pray for Taric and the · congregation at Bellwood as they continue together in ministry, especially to the youth of Milford.

· Nancy Frey and Bruce Yoder of Mennonite Mission Network ask for prayer for peace in Burkina Faso. They write: “We feel safe, but are aware that periodic violence has become part of life. We try to be prepared for the unexpected.” Pray for the witness of Mennonite churches as they follow the Prince of Peace.

· Additional Concerns


TODAY - April 15

Greeters: Vernon P & Twyla Hofer

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanist: Charlene Friesen

Worship Leader: Todd Koerner

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

Benevolent Fund Offering


NEXT SUNDAY - April 22

Greeters: Delmer & Shirley Hofer

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanist: Amy Hofer-Vetch

Worship Leader: Charlene Friesen

Children’s time: Jack Scandrett

Worship Music: Men's Quartet

Message: Jack Scandrett

Coffee Time: Todd & Suzanne Koerner

11:10 am: Sunday School for all ages



Congregational Ministries: SD MCC Sale Pancake Breakfast-Cash Donation

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



Today, Sunday, April 15, 9:45 am: Benevolent Fund Offering

Monday, April 19, 8pm: Church Board Meeting

Sunday, April 22, 3:00 pm: Freeman Academy Creative Arts Feature:  Michelle L. Hofer
       Hutterthal Mennonite Church-Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall

Sunday, April 29, Noon: MCC Relief Sale fund raising noon meal.  PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE.

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 enjoy a delicious noon meal on Sunday, April 29 (note date change) in an effort to raise funds for SD MCC Relief Sale expenses.  More details next week.  Donations will be accepted.  Please make your checks out to HMC Fellowship Unlimited.


 The Hmong Mennonite Church of St. Paul invites you to a fundraising meal on Saturday, April 21, 5:30 pm at Salem-Zion Mennonite. 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.

CHOOSE JOY! Youth and sponsors, make plans now to join us at Youth Escape 2018 July 20-22 at Hidden Acres Christian Center near Dayton, Iowa. This weekend retreat, running Friday evening to Sunday lunch, brings together Central Plains youth in grades 7-12 for active worship, breakout discussions and a lot of fun! Registration is open on the Youth Escape 2018 page at


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