Hutterthal Mennonite Church


April 29, 2018



Call To Worship


Opening Prayer                                       

Gathering Hymns

     Beloved, God’s Chosen            STJ #38

     He Came Down                         STJ #31

Children’s Story


Scripture        Col 1:15-20; John 15: 1-8 (Pages #621, 570 In Pew Bible)                                           

Sermon                                                       “Jesus is Lord of the System” 

The Love of God                                          STJ #44                                                                         

Sharing Time/Prayer

Sending Hymn

     Thou true Vine, that heals   HWB #373                                                                                                


Musical Response





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

· Willie Waldner (Les Rensink’s hired man) - in hospice care

· Family of Amos Kleinsasser—passed away on April 21

· Additional Concerns


TODAY - 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: NO COFFEE due to noon meal

11:10 am: Sunday School for all ages

12:00 pm: MCC Relief Sale Meal

7:00 pm: Congregational Meeting



Greeters: Paul & Priscilla Hofer

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanist: Paige Zachariasen

Worship Leader: 

Children’s time: Jack Scandrett

Worship Music: Marj Hofer (arranged by LeRoy Hofer)

Message: Jack Scandrett

Coffee Time: Marcella Glanzer

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



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

June 21-24: CPMC Annual Meeting in Lincoln, NE 

July 28:  SD MCC Relief Sale


 Plan to enjoy a delicious noon meal TODAY in our effort to raise funds for SD MCC Relief Sale expenses. Steve & Charlene Friesen and Dave Friesen will be preparing the meal of ham, potatoes, corn, green salads and angel food cake with strawberries.  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 today 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.



You are invited to the 2018 Community Baccalaureate Service for Freeman High, Freeman Academy, and Marion High, on Sunday, May 6 at 4:00 pm in the Freeman Community Center located at 224 S. Wipf Street. The churches of the Freeman and Marion areas are looking forward to hosting this worship celebration for the Class of 2018. Reverend Corey Miller, pastor of Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, is this year’s speaker. Following the service, everyone is invited to continue the celebration at Katie’s Malt Shoppe. Each graduating senior present, will receive a ‘one time use’ special ticket, for Sun. the 6th, for a free malt or shake.

CHOOSE JOY! is the theme for Youth Escape 2018. Life can be hard. Recent studies report an epidemic of anxiety and depression among American young people. This weekend retreat for Central Plains youth in grades 7-12 will focus on the good news that can free us: Living life with God is a good life, and every day we get to choose this goodness again! Registration is now open for the July 20-22 event at Hidden Acres near Dayton, Iowa. Details are available at

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 tomorrow, 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 for more information. Thank you! – Stewardship Task Group

Celebrate Mother’s Day by supporting mothers around the world through MCC Infant Care Kits! Help mothers, who are displaced by war or disaster, give their infants a good start. The kit contents have changed recently, visit for full kit information and from there click through to our Amazon Wish List for easier shopping and shipping. Just bring or ship kit items to MCC Central States 121 E. 30th St. North Newton, KS 67117. Send love around the world this Mother’s Day! Contact or call 316.283.2720 with questions.

Calling all MCC volunteers!! Please save the date for our Volunteer Appreciation event on Wednesday, June 13 5-7 pm at MCC Central States in North Newton!


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