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 13, 2009  ~  No.37 ~ Vol. XLIII


An unexpected leader  -  Discussion led by Glenn Zendt



Announcements:  Kathy Zendt
Call to Worship
Children's Time: Pastor Kevin Gasser


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


Scripture Reading: James 3:1-12
Sermon: “Taming the Tongue” - Pastor Kevin


Hymn of Response: Garlan
Benediction: Pastor Kevin


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 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 Augusta Regional Free Clinic will be holding a tip night fundraiser at the Depot Grille in Staunton on September 21st, beginning at 5:00 pm. All tips from the evening will go toward operating expenses at the clinic.

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 providing leadership
  • Pray for Dan Yoder, serving with Mennonite Disaster Service in Alaska.
  • Please pray for the family of Eunice Grove as they mourn.
  • Pray for those in our congregation struggling with various issues.

James 3:10, “From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this ought not to be so.


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, September 6, 2009

Worship attendance 33
Offering $1862.00

Next Sunday, September 20,  2009
Sunday School Leader ~ Jim Delp
Worship Leader ~ Ronald Friesen
Music Leader ~ Glenn Zendt

Staunton Mennonite Church
Photo by A. D. Strickland

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