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”

November 27, 2011 ~  No. 48  - Vol. XLV


“Facing life without worry”-led by Danny Weaver

10:30 WORSHIP Service
First Sunday of Advent

We Gather

Gathering Song 
Call to Worship
Opening Prayer

We Praise

Congregational singing

We Hear

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 64:1-9
Children’s Time
Scripture Reading: Mark 13:24-37
Message: “A Plea and a Promise

We Respond

Congregational Sharing/Prayer Time
Closing song

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


The Mennonite Women of Staunton’s annual Christmas party will be December 5th at Now You’re Cooking located in the old Staunton High School. Men, make sure to save the date for some holiday activity (i.e. food) as well.

You can still order copies of the upcoming Festive Flavors: Holiday Favorites from the Regions of Virginia Mennonite Conference, a cookbook that will share the delicious holiday specialties of persons throughout VMC. Order and pay online at

We are working to update our online directory. Please go to to make sure that your contact information is up-to-date and accurate. If not, please email any changes to

Please Prayer For:

  • A.J. Jones as he heals from a broken arm.
  • Nelson Blosser as recovers at home following hip replacement surgery.
  • Those traveling during this holiday season.

Isaiah 64:3, “For when you did awesome things that we did not expect, you came down, and the mountains trembled before you.”

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, November 20,

Worship Attendance 38
Offering  $867.00

Next Sunday, December 4, 2011

Sunday School ~ Glenn Zendt
Worship Leader ~ Garlan Yoder
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