Hutterthal Mennonite Church


June 17, 2018

Father’s Day


Call To Worship

Leader: Continue in what you have learned and firmly believed.

People: Push the edges of what you have questioned and wondered about.

Leader: All Scripture is breathed by the Spirit of God, moving in the world.

People: All Scripture is breathed into the people of God, living in the world.

Leader: God's Word is a lamp.

People: God's Word is a sword.

Leader: We look for a word to teach and challenge us.

People: We look for a word to sharpen and strengthen us.

All: We look for a word to equip us for the kingdom of God.


Opening Prayer 

Gathering Hymn

     For mornings Bright STJ #113

Children’s Time

Worship Music   Children’s Sunday School

     Praise Him in the Morning Anonymous



Sermon “Prayer”

 The Lord of the Home HWB #490                                                  

 Sharing Time/Prayer

Sending Hymns

      The Lord lift you upSTJ #73


Musical Response





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

·          Mary Vetch (Shane Vetch’s sister) —  receiving chemo treatments

·          Additional Concerns


TODAY - June 17 - Father’s Day

Greeters: Vernon J. & Norma Lee Hofer

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanist: Paige Zachariasen

Worship Leader: Charlene Friesen

Children’s Time: Mary Rensink

Worship Music: Children’s Sunday School

Message: Doug Gilbert of the Gideons Organization

Coffee Time: LeRoy Hofer



Greeters: Vernon P. & Twyla Hofer

9:45 am: Worship Service

Accompanist: Norma Hofer

Worship Leader:

Children’s Time:

Worship Music: 

Message: Shane VanMeveron

Coffee Time: Brandon & Kylea Waltner



Congregational Ministries: The Banquet– Cash Donation

Children's S.S. Department: MCC School Kits



June 19, 8 pm: Monthly Board Meeting

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

July 5: HMC serving at The Banquet

July 28:  SD MCC Relief Sale


Books suggested by Pastor Jack during congregational meeting for summer reading:

Healing Your Church Hurt by Stephen Mansfield

The Peace Maker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict by Ken Sande



SD MCC Relief Sale Reminders:

·          June 30: Deadline to register items for the live auction

·          July 13: Deadline to register for the bike ride to receive a tee shirt; later registrations to participate will be accepted

·          Registration forms for the SD MCC Relief Sale Bike Race/Ride are available on the table in the foyer

·          Please send photos of auction items, theme baskets, craft items for advertising purposes to

·          Invite neighbors, friends & family


Our church will be serving the supper meal at The Banquet in Yankton on Thursday, July 5. Here’s how you can help:  We will need 25-30 workers, 5-6 which will be needed sooner to help with meal prep. We will also need 10-12 pans of bars. There are sign-up sheets in the foyer. Please consider how you can serve others by getting involved in this ministry. Contact Suzanne or Todd Koerner with questions.


Girls ages 13-18 and woman of all ages please join Mennonite Woman USA and Dove’s Nest July 26-27, 2018, in Omaha, NE for “Empowering Women: Claiming Healthy Personal Boundaries”. This is an intergenerational gathering to provide practical resources and support on healthy boundary management. Find out more at: or by calling 402.577.0866


ALL EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE to the Church Office Administrative Assistant should be sent to


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