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”

April 3, 2011 ~  No. 14  - Vol. XLV


“Communicating personal beliefs”-led by Garlan Yoder

10:30 WORSHIP Service

We Gather

Gathering Song #458 HWC
Call to Worship
Congregational singing #67, 231, 455 MH
Confession and Silent reflection
Offering/Song of Praise #527 MH

We Hear

Scripture Drama based on John 9:1-41
Children’s Time
Scripture reading: John 9:1-12
Sermon: Called to be Light

We Respond

Congregational Sharing/Prayer Time
Closing song: “I will bless you” by the children’s Sunday school

*Prelude: Leah Huyard

*Worship leader: Kathy Zendt

*Song leader: Susan Huyard

*Message: Beryl Jantzi
*Offering takers: AJ Jones and Rian Strickland

Song selections for today can be found in the blue Hymnal for Worship and Celebration (HWC) and the red Mennonite Hymnal (MH) found in the backs of the pews.


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


Today we welcome Beryl and Margo Jantzi to our worship service! Beryl is the current overseer of the Southern District of Virginia Mennonite Conference and the Stewardship Education Director for Everence. Margo is the Library Media Specialist at Cub Run Elementary School in Harrisonburg.

We are accepting donations for the Lupata Brethren in Christ congregation in Zambia through the rest of Lent. Help us partner with this congregation as we attempt to provide their church building with windows. Please mark checks accordingly.

Anyone interested in receiving The Mennonite at the discounted church rate should see Kathy Zendt today for both renewals and first-time subscriptions.

Virginia Mennonite Conference will be holding a Celebration of Ministry for Roy Kiser on April 9th at the Pilgrim Christian Fellowship in Stuarts Draft. Reservations are required by tomorrow.

There will be a Church Cleaning Day on April 16th. Bring your brushes and cleaning supplies!

The Mennonite Women of Virginia’s Annual Missions Day will be held May 7th, from 8:30-2:30 at Park View Mennonite in Harrisonburg. Jennifer Davis Sensenig will be the guest speaker.

Please Prayer For:

  • Please pray for the people of Japan and all those affected by the recent earthquake.
  • Please pray for a quick resolution in Libya

John 9:25, “He replied, ‘Whether he is a sinner or not, I don’t know. One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!’”

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 27, 2011  

Worship attendance - 38
Offering - $1,302.00

Next Sunday, April 10,  2011

Sunday School:   Glen Zendt
Worship Leader: Marvin Showalter
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