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 21, 2011 ~  No. 34  - Vol. XLV


“Stewards of grace” part one-led by Marvin Showalter

10:30 WORSHIP Service

We Gather

Gathering Song - #6 StJ
Call to Worship
Opening Prayer

We Praise

Congregational singing - #455, 372 MH
Back-to-School Blessing

We Hear

Children’s Time
Scripture Reading: Matthew 16:13-20
Message: “Who do you say that I am?”

We Respond

Congregational Sharing/Prayer Time
Closing song - #285 MH

*Accompanist: Sandy Carter
*Song leader: Susan Huyard
*Worship leader: Amina Shenk
*Message: Kevin Gasser

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 Prayer Meeting at Staunton Mennonite this Wednesday beginning at 7:30 pm.

There will be a church picnic and hike at the Humpback Rock campsite next Sunday, 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.

The Augusta Regional Free Clinic is holding a fundraising event at the Depot Grille in Staunton September 19th beginning at 5:00pm. All tips will benefit the clinic.

Women of all Ages are invited to a weekend retreat Oct 28-30 at BEST WESTERN PLUS Waynesboro. Weekend features include: Pastor April Gunderson from Harrisonburg Mennonite Church speaking on “More than Water” along with special music, seminars, spa options, and more!

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.

Matthew 16:16, “Simon Peter answered, ‘You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.’”

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 14,

Worship attendance 41
Offering  $1,077.00

Next Sunday, August 28, 2011

Sunday School - Danny Weaver
Worship Leader - Susan Huyard
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