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”

September 8, 2013  No. 36 Vol. XLVlI


Lesson Title

“God creates community”-led by Glenn Zendt

10:30 WORSHIP Service

We Gather

Gathering Song
Call to Worship
Opening Prayer

We Praise

Congregational Singing

We Hear

Children’s Time
Scripture Reading: Matthew 7:7-12
Sermon: “Rock on!

We Respond

Congregational Sharing/Prayer Time
Closing Song

Today's Leaders

*Accompanist: Sandy Carter
* Song leader: Garlan Yoder
*Worship leader: Danny Weaver
*Message: Kevin Gasser


Staunton Mennonite Women will be going to the JMU Arboretum this afternoon. Those wishing to carpool can meet at the church at 2:00. Following our time at the arboretum we will plan to go to Klines for ice cream. Please let Sonya know if you will be coming and whether or not you will be meeting at the church to carpool.

Help is needed for the annual Apple Butter Boiling at Friendship Park on September 14th at any time throughout the day. Come and enjoy the fellowship and help support a great cause. The Apple Butter will be sold to benefit Mennonite Central Committee.

Calling all bicycle enthusiasts, small and tall! You are invited to the 16th annual Bike Shenandoah on Saturday, September 21 at Eastern Mennonite School in Harrisonburg, VA. Enjoy rides of 5, 15, 30, 62 or 100 miles in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. All proceeds benefit Virginia Mennonite Missions, MennoMedia, Mennonite Central Committee and Bridge of Hope. Individuals and congregations can also participate by sponsoring riders. Register online at

All are invited to a service commissioning Clyde G. Kratz as VMC's Executive Conference Minister on September 15 at 4:00 pm. The service will be held in the sanctuary at Weavers Mennonite Church, 2501 Rawley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

Mennonite Central Committee School Kits are due by September 29th.

There are pie tins available for donating food items for the Relief Sale in the Fellowship Hall..

Please Prayer For:

  • Ed Anderson as he works to contain the fire in Idaho.

  • Grayson Yoder, healing from adenoid removal and tube insertion



Staunton Mennonite Church

Photo by A. D. Strickland

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Worship Attendance 49
Offering ~ $1,049.00

Next Sunday, September 15, 2013

Sunday School ~ Marvin Showalter
Worship Leader ~ Sonya Gasser
Music Leader ~  Susan Huyard

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

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.