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”

August 14, 2011 ~  No. 33  - Vol. XLV


“Stewards of Creation” part two-led by Glenn Zendt

10:30 WORSHIP Service

We Gather

Gathering Song - #50MH
Call to Worship
Opening Prayer

We Praise

Congregational singing - #69, 49, 106 StJ

We Hear

Sermon: “Reflections from Zambia”

We Respond

Congregational Sharing/Prayer Time
Closing song - #109 StJ

*Accompanist: Sandy Carter
*Song leader: Susan Huyard
*Worship leader: Kathy Zendt
*Message: Anje and Phil Cassel

Song selections for today can be found in the blue Hymnal for Worship and Celebration (BB),
green Sing the Journey (StJ) and red Mennonite Hymnal (MH) 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 for the Cassels immediately following our morning worship service today. Please stay and join in this meal even if you did not bring anything. We always have plenty.

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

There will be a yard sale here at Staunton Mennonite on August 20th from 7:30-11:30 am. All proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.

There will be a church picnic and hike at the Humpback Rock campsite on August 28th. We will plan to meet for lunch at 1:30 with hiking on your own to follow. Please bring sandwiches to exchange and a side to share.

Mark your calendars early for the Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale, September 30-October 1st.

Please Prayer For:

  • Please pray for Ruth Duncan as she heals from surgery
  • Please pray for Darin Strickland as he heals following finger-reattachment surgery.
  • Please pray for Phil, Anje, Everett, and John Cassel as they transition to life back in the United States.

Matthew 28:18b-20, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (NIV)

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, August 7,

Worship attendance 29
Offering  $1,239.00

Next Sunday, August 21, 2011

Sunday School - Marvin Showalter
Worship Leader - Anna Shenk
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