July 30th Bulletin

July 30, 2017

Living more like Jesus . . . desire, love and ikigai

Blessings of preservice singing together!
We are invited to Worship and Prayer
Blessings of singing together
The Heart of Worship
Your Love Oh Lord
Listening to the Word: Psalm 37:1-5
Blessings of singing together
Lord I Need You
Children’s time – all ages welcome to come up!
Announcements – what’s going on in our community!
Offering – the blessings of sharing
Congregational prayer – Blessing one another in prayer
Blessings of singing together
I Could Sing of Your Love Forever
Blessed Be Your Name
Listening to the Word: Mark 3:31 – 4:9
Sermon: Living more like Jesus . . . straight to the heart
Blessings of singing together
Not Be Shaken
Benediction – blessed to go out and live more like Jesus
A gift of postlude music

“The more honestly we try to identify our authentic desires,
the more we can identify who we truly are,
and who God is calling us to be.”
Philip Sheldrake

Leading Us In Worship:
Music – Abby Scheerer
Worship leader – Melody Steinman
Children’s time – Paulette West
Sermon – Pastor Patricia Wagler
Congregational prayer – Pastor Myrna Miller Dyck

An unsupervised nursery for children (5 years & under) is across from the washrooms.
Coffee, tea and juice will be served in the fellowship hall following the service.


Monday (church office closed)

4:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Wilmot Summer Market in the east church parking lot.

Friday – Sunday
Steinmann Church camping at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp. If you’d like to camp, sign up by the mailboxes.
Saturday evening at 6 p.m. there will be hot dogs and corn on the cob, followed by s’mores cooked over the campfire. Everyone’s welcome!
Sunday morning our worship service will be held at the camp at 10:30 (note change of time) followed by a potluck lunch. Bring lawn chairs, your own dishes, and food to share.


Aug. 9 & 23 (Wed.) 5:30 p.m. – Potluck in the Park at Sir Adam Beck Park, Baden. Everyone welcome! Bring your own dishes and food to share. Invite neighbours, friends and family. For more information talk to Ashley & Darryl Drudge.


Aug. 14-18 (Mon.-Fri.) 8:50-11:30 a.m. – Baden Summer Bible Camp for age 4 to grade 8. Volunteers needed. Contact Christine Helmuth or Joanne Schwartzentruber.

Aug. 20 (Sun.) 5-8 p.m. – Keep this date open for Sunday S’mores at Chris & Wendy Lebold’s, 1053 Henry St., Wellesley. Bring your own dishes, hotdogs and buns, lawn chairs, and snacks to share. Care Team will provide beverages and s’mores.

Aug. 25 (Fri.) 6:00 p.m. – MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Assoc.) BBQ at Waterloo Park. Adults: $25; Student/Child: $10. Bring lawn chairs, plates & cutlery. RSVP by Aug. 18 at www.meda.org/waterloo or call 519.725.1633. See bulletin board for more information.

Aug. 26-30 – All are invited to enjoy 5 days of everything Fraser Lake Camp has to offer in a relaxed setting. Register now! Contact Director, Kristen Berg for details kberg@fraserlakecamp.com.


1. Cradle Roll is working on setting up a quiet infant care room. Looking for following donations: comfortable chair or small couch, table lamp & floor lamp, change table, 2 clocks (preferably plastic), baby monitor, and a pack & play. Speak with Sarah Winter, Pam Carter or Jessie Gingerich if you have something to donate. Thanks!

2. Christian Horizons is looking for volunteers for its Family Retreat at Elim Lodge on Pigeon Lake from Aug. 27 to Sept. 2, or for just the evening of Wednesday Aug. 30th. Members of our SMC community have shown great support in previous years. Perhaps this is your year! For information or to explore this potential service opportunity, visit www.christian-horizons.org or speak with Al Mills.

3. Joy Wagler and Darlene Gingerich are looking into the possibility of having a Women’s Bible Study/Book Study group with an introductory meeting sometime the second week of September. If interested please speak to one of them.

4. The Inter-Mennonite Children’s Choir offers children ages 6-14 an excellent music education experience. Register for Fall 2017 at www.mennosingers.com/imcc (under Join the Choir) or email imcc.conductor@rogers.com for more information.

5. Students! Are you thinking of applying for a part-time job? Need something to put on your resume to impress a potential employer? Join us as a volunteer at the New Hamburg Thrift Centre! We are always looking for students (14 yrs & older) to train as volunteer cashiers, retail floor support, receivers to accept donations, and much more. Email Karla at karlarichards@mccthrift.on.ca or call 519.662.2867 or to explore opportunities!


• Congratulations to Elmer Zehr who will be celebrating his 86th birthday tomorrow, July 31.

• Pastor Ilene will be returning from vacation August 4.


• Lynn Yantzi and his family. Lynn is recovering from neurosurgery at University Hospital in London. No visits at this time, please.

Steinmann Mennonite Church 1316 Snyder's Road West Baden, Ontario Canada N3A 3K8 Founded: 1824