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”

December 9, 2012 ~  No. 50 Vol. XLVl


Lesson Title

“Mending Fences” led by Glenn Zendt

10:30 WORSHIP Service

We Gather

Gathering Song
Call to Worship
Lighting of the Advent Candle
Opening Prayer

We Praise

Congregational singing
Offering *

We Hear

Children’s Time
Scripture Reading: Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 1:76-79
Message: “A Refined People

We Respond

Advent Theme Song: The Peace of the earth #77 StJ
Congregational Sharing/Prayer Time
Closing Song

Today's Leaders

*Song leader: Garlan Yoder
*Worship leader: Sylvia Yoder
*Children’s Time: Huyard family
*Message: Kevin Gasser


You are invited to join your church family this evening for our annual Christmas Caroling event. We will meet at the church at 4 pm and carpool to local nursing homes. After caroling we will return to the church for a light meal to begin around 6 pm. Each family should bring 1 dozen cookies. Please feel free to join in where and when you can!

There will be a benefit concert for the Staunton/Augusta Church Relief Association (SACRA) tomorrow evening beginning at 7:00 pm at Memorial Baptist Church. Please see the bulletin board for more information.

Church Council will not meet this month.

All children are invited to help assemble fruit baskets while sharing a meal next Sunday. We will then visit several people in our community to distribute the baskets and sing for them. If your child(ren) plan to attend please let Marlene know by today.

Please Prayer For:

    • Those who are suffering from seasonal illnesses.
    • Susan Huyard as she deals with the effects of chemotherapy.
    • Joyce Showalter as she heals following shoulder surgery.
    • BJ Rohr and Merton Greenleaf, our friends and family dealing with cancer and its treatment.

Malachi 3:2b, “For he will be like a refiner’s fire or a launderer’s soap”

Staunton Mennonite Church

Photo by A. D. Strickland

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Worship Attendance 47
Offering  $1,843.00

Next Sunday, December 16, 2012

Sunday School ~  Garlan Yoder
Worship Leader ~ Kathy Zendt
Music Leader ~ Susan Huyard

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.

"No one truly knows Christ unless they follow Him daily in life" - Hans Denck