Staunton Mennonite Church

2405 3rd St - Staunton, VA 24401 - 540 886-5869
Office hours Monday and Friday, 9am until 1pm
Pastor: Kevin Gasser   540 292-4507
Elder: Glenn Zendt - 886-3550

“Love, Hope, and Light in the Community”

March 13, 2011 ~  No. 11  - Vol. XLV


“Choosing a good leader”-led by Marvin Showalter

10:30 WORSHIP Service

We Gather

Gathering Song    HWS #43
Call to Worship
Congregational singing     StJ #96, MH #58
Confession and Silent reflection
Offering/Song of Praise (Overhead)

We Hear

Child Dedication: Ari Shenk
Scripture Drama based on Genesis 3:1-7; Matthew 4:1-11
Children’s Time
Sermon: Shaped by Testing

We Respond

Congregational Sharing/Prayer Time
Closing song:   MH #532

*Worship leader: Susan Huyard
*Song leader: Lowell Wenger
*Message: Kevin Gasser

Song selections for today can be found in the blue Hymnal for Worship and Service (HWS), red Mennonite Hymnal (MH), and green Sing the Journey (StJ) found in the backs of the pews.


Nursery care is available behind the sanctuary for children ages 0-2.


There will be a carry-in meal today after the worship service. Everyone is welcome to join in this time of fellowship.

The Women’s Care Group will meet this Wednesday at the church beginning at 7:00.

The annual Southern District Music Festival will be held Sunday March 27th, at Springdale Mennonite, beginning at 6:00 pm. Come and Make a joyful noise unto the Lord!

Virginia Mennonite Conference will be holding a Celebration of Ministry for Roy Kiser on April 9th at the Pilgrim Christian Fellowship in Stuarts Draft. Please see Kevin from more details.

Please Prayer For:

  • Please pray for Glenn Zendt as he serves this week with Mennonite Disaster Service in Tennessee.
  • Please pray for the people of Japan and all those affected by the recent earthquake.
  • Please pray for the nations of the world experiencing political and social conflict.

Matthew 4:3, “The tempter came to him and said, ‘If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.’”


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.


March 6, 2011  

Worship attendance - 45
Offering - $1,209.00

Next Sunday, March 20,  2011

Sunday School: Danny Weaver
Worship Leader: Glenn Zendt
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