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 March: Could be you
Nursery this week: Frances Weaver - Nursery next Week: Florence Showalter

“Love, Hope, and Light in the Community”

March 1, 2009  ~ No. 9 ~ Vol. XLIII



Risky commitments - Discussion led by Jim Delp



Announcements:   Kathy Zendt
Call to Worship
Lent Theme Song STJ #29:   Glenn Zendt
Children’s Time:   Kristin Sharp


Worshiping in Song:   
Moment in Mission:
Offering:   Kathy
Sharing/Congregational Prayer


Readers’ theater: Genesis 9:8-17 & Mark 1:9-15


"Creator God; Covenanting God" - Pastor Kevin Gasser


Confession - Kevin
Hymn of Response - Glenn
Benediction - Pastor Kevin


There will be a free Community Fellowship Meal here at SMC this Wednesday beginning at 6:00. Bring friends and games to share.

Mennonite Mutual Aid’s Stewardship University will be held this Saturday, March 7th at Parkview Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg and will run from 7:45am until noon. SMC will be covering the expense for our attendees. See Glenn Zendt if you are interested.

Highland Retreat’s 2nd Annual Jump Start Summer Camp Event will be held Sunday, March 8th at Springdale from 5-7:30 PM. Some activities include indoor games, prize giveaways, nature and craft activities, a presentation for parents, a fireside worship service, and much more.

There is an opening for the Greeters for the month of March. See Kevin if you are interested.

Mennonite Women of Staunton, save the date of March 16th as we plan to meet at the church for food, fun, and fellowship beginning at 6:00. Watch your mailboxes for more information.

Prayer Concerns

  • Please pray for Peggy Blosser as she recovers from a mild stroke.
  • Please pray for those in our community struggling from seasonal illnesses.
  • Remember those who are affected by the difficult economic times world-wide.
  • Please pray for our friends and family members struggling through cancer and its treatments.

Genesis 9:13, “I have set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth.”


  Sunday, February 22, 2009
Worship attendance 47
Offering $2,009.00
Next Sunday, March 8, 2009
Sunday School leader:  Ronald Friesen
Worship Leader:  Susan Huyard
Music Leader:
Garlan Yoder

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