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 12, 2010  ~  No 37~ Vol. XLIV


“Jesus Encountering the Religions”-led by Glenn Zendt



Gathering Song      Garlan Yoder
Announcements     Marvin Showalter
Call to Worship & Opening Prayer


          Worshiping in Song:                     Garlan Yoder
Children's Time:                           Pastor Kevin Gasser
         Offering                                        Marvin

Hearing God' Word

Reading of Scripture
       Luke 15: 1-10                     Marvin
Sermon::  "God doesn’t need you"     Kevin


Sharing and Prayer time:       Marvin


Closing Song                      Garlan
Benediction                        Kevin


The flower arrangement at the front of the sanctuary today is in memory of Cecil Showalter, whose birthday we remember tomorrow.

Congratulations to Joe and Amina Shenk as they welcome Ari Temir to their family. Ari was born on Thursday, measuring 8 lb 12 oz, and 21”.

The annual ice cream social at the Humpback Rock campsite will be held this afternoon beginning at 4 o’clock. Please bring chairs along with ice cream, finger-food, sandwiches, cookies, or something else to share. Come early to hike and for live music.

There will be Apple butter boiling for the Relief Sale at Friendship Park in Waynesboro on September 18th.

Stuarts Draft Mennonite will be hosting a BBQ pork dinner fundraiser for Pleasant View Inc’s service for people with disabilities on Sept. 18th from 4:00-7:00 pm with a suggested donation of $8 per meal.

The Augusta Coalition for Peace and Justice will be sponsoring a free mini-course examining the principles of justice. The course will meet on Mondays beginning on Oct 4 and ending on Nov 8. See bulletin board.

Please Prayer For:

  • Joe, Amina, and Ari Shenk as they begin their life together.
  • Joyce Showalter as she recovers from surgery.
  • Roger’s co-worker, Fred Beverage, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

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 5,
   Worship attendance 40

   General Offering: $887.00

Next Sunday, September 19, 2010
   Sunday School - Marvin Showalter
   Worship Leader ~ Garlan Yoder
   Music Leader ~ Lowell Wenger

Staunton Mennonite Church
Photo by A. D. Strickland

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