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

“Love, Hope, and Light in the Community”

September 6, 2009  ~  No.36 ~ Vol. XLIII


Leadership strong and courageous  -  Discussion led by Marvin Showalter



Announcements:  Garlan Yoder
Call to Worship
Children's Time: Pastor Kevin Gasser


Worshiping in Song:  Lowell Wenger
Moment in Mission:
Offering:  Garlan
Sharing/Congregational Prayer


Scripture Reading: James 2:1-10
Sermon: “Who is God’s Favorite?” - Pastor Kevin


Hymn of Response: Lowell
Benediction: Pastor Kevin


The Augusta County Memory Walk will be held on Saturday, September 12th at the Frontier Culture Museum to benefit Alzheimer’s research. Registration begins at 8 am and the walk begins at 10:00.

There will be a Hog Roast Dinner at Stuarts Draft Mennonite September 19th from 4-8 pm to benefit Pleasant View for a suggested donation of $8/Adults, $4/Children. Pleasant View provides residential and off-campus programs for people with physical and mental disabilities.

Apple Butter boiling for the Relief Sale will take place at Friendship Park in Waynesboro on September 12th and 19th all day long.

“I’d Like to Buy an Enemy”, a new play from Ted & Company starring Ted Swartz, Trent Wagler and Pete Nelson will be presented on Monday evening, Sept. 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren. Guaranteed to make you think – and to laugh! Cost $5/person.

The Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale will be held October 2nd-3rd. There will be food, fellowship, and fundraising all for a good cause. Pie pans are available in the fellowship hall for those wishing to donate items.

Prayer Concerns

  • Please pray for the Relief Sale and all those working in preparation.
  • Pray for Norman Manuel and family as they deal with some difficult issues.
  • Please pray for Joyce Showalter as she deals with shoulder pain
  • Please pray for Peggy Blosser as she continues to gain strength.

James 2:1, “My brothers and sisters, do you with your acts of favoritism really believe in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ?”

Thank you for joining us in worship today.  If this is your first time at Staunton Mennonite,
please fill out the “Welcome” card in the back of the pew and place it in the offering plate.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Worship attendance 44
Offering $987.25

Next Sunday, September 13,  2009
Sunday School Leader ~Glenn Zendt
Worship Leader ~ Kathy Zendt
Music Leader ~ Garlan Yoder

Staunton Mennonite Church
Photo by A. D. Strickland

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