Hutterthal Mennonite Church

 

April 22, 2018

 

Prelude                                                          

Call To Worship

Welcome

Opening Prayer                                       

Gathering Hymns

     Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain   HWB #264                                                                               

     Thine is the Glory                                                                      HWB #269

Dedication of Landon Paul Neuharth                                              

Children’s Story

Offering/Prayer 

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                                                                                                 

Benediction

Musical Response

Postlude

 

    

PRAISE/PRAYER CONCERNS

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

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

· For the past four decades, Janie and Neal Blough of Mennonite     Mission Network have planted Anabaptist seeds through teaching and lecturing from their base at the Paris Mennonite Center in France. Pray for good fruit to continue to grow from their ministry in Europe and throughout the French-speaking world. 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 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

Benevolent Fund Offering in foyer

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

 

NEXT SUNDAY - April 29

Greeters: Cameron & Rina Hofer

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanist: Norma Hofer

Worship Leader: Todd Koerner

Children’s time: Joyce Hofer

Worship Music: Fortis

Message: Jack Scandrett

Coffee Time: LeRoy & Kathy Pullman

11:10 am: Sunday School for all ages

 

APRIL PROJECTS

Congregational Ministries: SD MCC Sale Pancake Breakfast-Cash

                                                 Donation

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

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Wednesday, April 25, noon: Connection! deadline 

Sunday, April 29, Noon: MCC Relief Sale fund raising noon meal.

                                           PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE.

Sunday, April 29, 7:00 pm: Congregational Meeting

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

  

We welcome Landon Paul Neuharth’s family as we worship and celebrate Landon Paul’s Dedication Service today. Celebrating with us along with Michelle, Eric and big sister Bridget are Grandparents Paul, Jr. & Priscilla Hofer, Dale & Debra Neuharth. Uncle Jeff & Aunt Val Neuharth and their children Olivia and Tucker.

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.  Donations will be accepted.  Please make your checks out to HMC Fellowship Unlimited.

The leadership of Hutterthal Mennonite Church is calling for a Congregational Meeting Sunday, April 29 at 7:00 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the Pastor Jack Scandrett's report to the church. We vigorously encourage all member to attend this important meeting.

If anyone is interested in donating a quilt top for the MCC Sale and would like Monica Hofer to quilt it, please contact Monica Hofer.

 

CONNECTING TO THE COMMUNITY & BEYOND

 Rural Revival will hold its monthly meeting at the Freeman Public Library on Monday, April 23, 8:00 pm. Come see what we’re all about!

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 www.centralplainsmc.org

We give thanks and gratitude for all the prayers and monetary support given to Central Plains Mennonite Conference.  We are coming down to the final days of our fiscal year and still have a hill to climb to end our 8th consecutive year in the Black.  We are hopeful,but need your help.  We need a total of $29,000, by, Monday, April 30th.  We would be thankful for any size of support and can be sent directly to Central Plains Mennonite Conference, PO BOX 101, Freeman, SD  57029 or visit the website at www.centralplainsmc.org/donate for more information. 

Thank you! – Stewardship Task Group

 

ALL EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE to the Church Office Administrative Assistant should be sent to  hutterthal@goldenwest.net

 

For more information on Hutterthal Mennonite Church happenings visit www.HMCFreeman.org