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”

May 9, 2010  ~  No 19 ~ Vol. XLIV


“Distinguishing truth from deceit”-led by Glenn Zendt



Announcements     Marvin Showalter
Call to Worship & Opening Prayer


          Worshiping in Song:              Lowell Wenger
          Children's Time:                    Pastor Kevin Gasser
          Offering                                Marvin

Hearing God' Word

Reading of Scripture
        Acts 16:9-15              Marvin
Sermon::     “Purple”   Pastor Kevin


Sharing and Prayer time:          Marvin


Closing Song                          Lowell
Benediction & Passing of the Peace         Pastor Kevin


*Today’s offering will be divided equally between Virginia Mennonite Missions and Virginia Mennonite Conference.

Church Council will meet this Wednesday at 7:30. Devotions c/o Nelson

Edith Shenk Kuhns and Rose Shenk will speak on “Grief and Grace, A Mother and Daughter’s Journey” at the Family Life Resource Center’s annual Fundraising dinner held at VMRC’S Hartman Dining Room at 6 pm Saturday, May 22. Edith and her daughter Rose each lost their spouse in tragic accidents that occurred within two weeks of each other in July of 2005. The women’s music group Shekinah will also be a part of the program, and a freewill offering will benefit the Center. Please register by calling 434-8450 (or by May 15.

The Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center will sponsor the “First Annual Harmonia Sacra Singing” at Hildebrand Church on Sun., June 6, at 6:30 p.m. Bring your copy of Harmonia Sacra if you have one (extras will be available), and help initiate a new and exciting tradition!

Please Prayer For:

  • The victims and relief workers in the Tennessee area dealing with flooding.
  • Jim Echard and those providing care for him.
  • Maxine Houser as she deals with various health concerns.
  • Anna Mary Huyard as she recovers after having fluid drained from her chest.

Acts 16:10, “When he had seen the vision, we immediately tried to cross over to Macedonia, being convinced that God had called us to proclaim the good news to them.”


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, May 2,
Worship attendance 34

General Offering: $1311.00

Next Sunday, May 16, 2010
Sunday School - Marvin Showalter
Worship Leader ~ Garlan Yoder
Music Leader ~ Susan Huyard

Staunton Mennonite Church
Photo by A. D. Strickland

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