Verse of the Week:
For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; the same Lord is Lord of all and bestows His riches upon all who call on Him. For everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved. Romans 10: 12-13
Worship leader: Jake Friesen
Song Leader: Harley Dyck
Pianist: Riley Dyck
Welcome and Announcements
Call to Worship
Worship in Song
Worship in Song
Children’s Story – Kirsten Friesen
Sharing about CMU”s Outtatown Program – Josh Driedger
Special Number – Lauren Fehr
Worship in Song
Scripture Reading – Ephesians 2 – Garry Fehr
Message –“the Simple Gospel” – Kaitlyn Rempel
Prayer & Praise
~ The funeral for Frank Zacharias, father of Connie & Scott Fehr & family, took place on Wednesday, June 14 in the Blumenort Mennonite Church. Thank you to all those who helped out with music, serving, ushering & sound. We trust that the family will experience in a renewed way God’s presence and comfort, knowing that the God who is our Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer is trustworthy and faithful.
~ We know that for a number of students and teachers June is a busy month of trying to finish up everything for the year as well as preparing for, writing and marking exams. May you with perseverance, be able to finish well and appreciate the opportunity to be able to learn.
~ We continue to offer our prayer support for Tenley Falk and her family. May God continue to uphold and sustain you one day at a time. Updates can be found at htttp://www.tenleysjourney.wordpress.com
~ Thank you to the Adult Sunday school class for looking after leading worship at Eden and Salem this Sunday morning. Your service is appreciated.
~ Pray for the thousands of Mennonites in the Democratic Republic of Congo who have gone into hiding to escape the violence that has claimed hundreds of lives. Pray that God would provide life’s necessities for those who have fled their homes, for stable national leadership and for an end to the fighting
~ Those in various care homes that we remember in our prayers include: Trudy Harms, Helen Janzen, and Jake Rempel.
~We continue to offer our prayer support for Laure and her family, as well as for the Paroisse Missionaire Congregation in Kinshasa, DR Congo; Ryan Thiessen in San Carlos, Mexico; Murray and Carol Honsberger in Papua New Guinea, Eagles Wings Children’s Village in Uganda, Jon & Natalie Neudorf in Chiang Mai, Thailand working with YWAM, and Andrea Fehr with YWAM in Hawai’i
Prayer for the Week:
Make us receptive and open O God and may we accept your kingdom like children taking bread from the hands of their father. Let us live in peace, at home with You all the days of our lives. Amen.
~ Audio services and bulletins are now available at our CHURCH website. We are working at streamlining this, and keeping it current. Please be patient with us as we continue to update our web presence. Go to: http:.//www.blumenortchurch.com to see what’s new online.
~ During the summer months the Ministerial has decided to focus our attention on the Psalms. Each week the speaker will choose on Psalm as their focus. We encourage the congregation to memorize the familiar words of Psalm 23.
~ During VBS kids will discover that the God who created everything there is—the knowable and the unknowable, the visible and the invisible—wants a relationship with them! Be sure to mark your calendars for July 3-7, 6:30-8:45 pm. Ages 3-grade 8 welcome.
~ Rudy left on June 16 with the MCI Grads to be their driver, through the mountains, for the grad trip and expects to return with the grads, on Thursday, June 22.
~ Go to http://blumenortchurch.com for updates regarding youth events. For the most recent updates, check out the groups on Facebook named “BMC Youth”, and “BMC Jr Youth” or contact Youth Pastor Gerry Giesbrecht @ 204-362-7262
There is a Young Adults meeting on June 23 at Gerry & Cassie’s home, bring your own BBQ supplies.
~ 15th Annual Head for the Hills bike event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Ride your bike 36 kms through the Pembina escarpment in support of mental health recovery and celebrating Eden Health Care Services 50th Anniversary. Registration is $25.00 and includes full ride support, t-shirt, BBQ lunch, prizes and a chance to win one of 3 bikes. Register on line at www.edenhealthcare.ca or at the office. 309 Main St in Winkler.
~ The Eden Foundation is inviting people to register for their Iron Man Golf Tournament on Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Winkler Centennial Golf Course. Registration is free. Call 204-325-53555. Participants are encouraged to secure sponsorship for their efforts.
~ The Salem Foundation Annual meeting will be held on Monday, June 19 at 7 pm in the chapel followed immediately by the Annual Membership meeting of Salem Home Inc. scheduled for Monday, June 19, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Salem Home Chapel
The report books have arrived and Kathy Franz has a copy for those who would like to attend
June 25 – Child Dedication Sunday
July 2 – Pastor Rudy – Psalm 1
July 9 – Walter Dyck – Psalm 23