Staunton Mennonite Church

2405 3rd St - Staunton, VA 24401
Phone 540 886-5869
Office hours Monday and Friday, 9am until 1pm
Kevin Gasser, Pastor - 540 292-4507
Glenn Zendt - Elder - Phone 886-3550
Greeters for January: Glenn & Kathy Zendt
Nursery this week: Kathy Zendt - Nursery next Week: Mim Friesen

“Love, Hope, and Light in the Community”

January 25, 2009  ~ No. 4 Vol. XLIII



Preparing for commitment - Discussion led by Danny Weaver



Gathering Music: The Huyard Family
Announcements: Kristin Sharp
Call to Worship
Children’s Time: Kevin Gasser


Worshiping in Song: -  Susan Huyard
Special Music: - Susan and Dwight Huyard
Moment in Mission
Offertory Music: - Susan
Offering: - Kristin
Sharing/Congregational Prayer


Scripture Reading: - 2 Corinthians 8:1-15


"The Simple Life; The Good Life" - Pastor Kevin Gasser


Hymn of Response - Susan
Benediction - Kevin


There will be a carry-in meal at Staunton Mennonite today immediately following the worship service. If you didn’t bring anything, please join us anyway. We always have plenty.

There will be a prayer meeting this Wednesday here at Staunton Mennonite beginning at 7:00. Everyone is welcome.

There will be a commissioning service for John and Brenda Stoltzfus at Greenmonte Fellowship on February 15th beginning at 6:00. John will begin as pastor of East Holbrook Mennonite in Colorado in March. Cash donations will be accepted for moving expenses.

Our library has many new additions. There is also a place to bring your own books, videos, and CDs to share. Please make sure your name and contact information is included in anything that you might want back.

Everyone is invited to a daylong event of food, fun, and entertainment for all ages at the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community Winter Fest 2009 on January 31st at VMRC. See your mailboxes for a list of planned events or visit

Prayer Concerns

  • Please pray for the family of Grace Weaver this week.
  • Pray for our friends and family members that have been dealing with various illnesses recently.
  • Please pray for those making decisions in the United States and other countries that will affect many people in many ways.
  • Pray for the deaf ministry of Chris and MaryBeth Moore.

2 Corinthians 8:3; “They voluntarily gave according to their means, and even beyond their means."


  Sunday, January 18, 2009
Worship attendance 41
Offering $870.00
Next Sunday, February 1, 2009
Sunday School leader:  Jim Delp
Worship Leader:  Kristin Sharp
Music Leader: Glenn Zendt

"No one truly knows Christ unless they follow Him daily in life" - Hans Denck