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Gehman Mennonite Church

Physical address: 127 Witmer Road, Reinholds, PA 17569 Mailing address: PO Box 842, Adamstown, PA 19501

717-484-4548 www.gehmanmennonitechurch.org Ministry Team Phil Horning - Lead Pastor - (church: 717-484-4548) (home:717-484-0998) Glen Martin - Associate Pastor- 717-484-2162 Steve McCosby - Deacon - 717-336-8275

Lets walk with Jesuspersonally, locally, and globally. March 10, 2013
Prayer Sunday School Worship Service 8:15 AM 9:00 AM 10:00 AM

Prelude Call to Worship Paul McCosby Hymn of Praise Doug Musselman Offering Autumn Sauder Worship in Song Worship Team Message: Steve McCosby Hymn of Response Doug Musselman Sharing Time/Pastoral Prayer Steve McCosby Benediction Today: Greeters Mary Ellen Musser Sunday School Dianne & Shelby Church Nursery Tamarah & Maria Next Week: Greeters Jim & Betty Martin Scripture Reading Darla Leid Song Leader Sylvia Eberly Offering Mildred Wenger Message Glen Martin Sunday School Nursery Sylvia & Cindy Church Nursery Kelly & Bethany Offerings: The offering for March is for Gehmans, Lancaster, & Lititz Area Mennonite Schools and other budgeted items. Attendance for last week was 112. Offering for last week was $2,706.50. Mar. 11, Mon-Ministry Team Meeting, 6 p.m., Board of Elders Meeting at 7 p.m. Thanks for your prayers for these meetings. If you have questions, encouragement, suggestions, etc. for our church, please share them with the ministry team. Your input is welcomed. Mar. 12, Tues.-Marie Dick, communications professor at St. Cloud State University, presents Speaking Peace: The Rhetoric of Lawrence Hart, Southern Cheyenne Peace Chief and Mennonite Minister at 7:30 p.m., at Elizabethtown

Colleges Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies. In her talk, Dick will discuss Harts life and work as well as the strategies he uses in his peace speeches. For more information about the lecture, call 717-361-1470 or visit www.etown.edu/youngctr. Mar. 12, Tues.-LAMS will be hosting the community event Mission: Possible: Preparing Your Kids for Public High School. The guest speaker is Mike Wenger director of TNT Youth Ministries. See the flyer on the bulletin board for more info. Mar. 13, Wed.-Community Lent Services-Series (Pastor Craig Snow speaking @ Gehman Mennonite). This is the last of five consecutive Wed. evening services that our church participates in, each held at a different church with participating pastors sharing various roles in leading worship. Worship services are followed by snacks & fellowship. Please join us as we welcome others here for that service. Mar. 13, Wed.-JGA, JBA and Jr. Youth will meet at the Bowmansville Mennonite from 7-8:30 p.m. Jr. Youth will be having a game night, JGA girls will be decorating eggs, and JBA will begin work on their rocket kits. Mar. 16, Sat.-Auction & Chicken BBQ at 9 a.m. at Ephrata Mennonite Church(Alive Church), to benefit TNT Ministry. All Proceeds benefit TNT Ministries in Ephrata, Akron, Bowmansville and Lititz. Food, Baked Goods and Gift Cards will be on sale before and during the Auction. Call Doreen Horning for more information: 717-951-0550. All Gifts are tax-deductible. Mar. 16-17, Sat. & Sun.-All are welcome to attend and participate in Celebration of Church Life activities at LMS. The theme of the weekend is Encourage Others one of the focus areas of 2020 Vision: We see new life. Be encouraged by stories of what God is doing in the lives, congregations, ministries, and communities of Lancaster Mennonite Conference. Mar. 20, Wed.-Sewing Circle will be held at Bowmansville Mennonite, morning and afternoon, all are welcome. Our special MCC project for the month are School Kits which include the following items:-4 spiral or perforated notebooks (8.5 x10.5 in. and 70 sheets)-1 ruler (flat, flexable plastic; indicating both 30 cm and 12 in.)-12 colored pencils (in packaging)(Sewing Circle will supply the regular pencils and erasers) Pick up or sew a double drawstring cloth bag in which the items are placedfrom your church or MRC. Instructions available at http://www.mcc.org/kits/bags Mar. 21, Thurs.-You are invited to a day of worship, fellowship and info at Garden Spot Village. Following a concert in the GSV chapel at 10:30 a.m. ,by the Jacob Brothers youll have lunch with residents followed by a short informational presentation about living options at GSV. There will be tours available and if you choose, well do a no cost, no obligation financial analysis for you. GSV is far more affordable than many people imagine. Please visit to discover what makes GSV such a wonderful and affordable place. Kindly make reservations by calling 3556500 by Mar. 15. For info, call Scott Miller at 355-6233 or Chet Yoder at 3556203. Mar. 28, Thurs.-6:30pm -Our annual Maundy Thursday service will be held in the Fellowship Hall. The meal will be followed by a worship time that includes communion and feet washing. Child care will be provided (which will include a meal for the children). Apr. 18, Thurs.-"Ladies Night Out" at 6 p.m., will be held at Woodcrest Retreat. Enjoy a delightful evening with a delicious light buffet. Carol Cool, Akron, PA will

creatively present "Spring Cleaning for the Soul." Cost: $15 Call 717-738-2233 by April 8 for reservations. -Job OpeningBookkeeperLANCASTER MENNONITE HISTORICAL SOCIETY (LMHS) is seeking a two-day-a-week (40%) Bookkeeper. Primary responsibilities include managing the finances of the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society and the 1719 Hans Herr House and Museum. This person should have considerable experience in bookkeeping or accounting. Applicants must embrace Anabaptist Mennonite faith and be active in an Anabaptist congregation. Application form and job description are available in pdf format at www.lmhs.org/Home/About/Employment/ . Submit application and resum by March 15, by e-mail to Dorothy Siegrist at manager@lmhs.org or by mail to LMHS, Attn: Office Manager, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602. -A mentoring program was started several years ago here at church, and a number of mentoring relationships have been set-up. Lena Brown helped to launch this ministry. Because of lack of energy due to here cancer treatments, she understandably is looking to pass this ministry onto others. If youre interested in helping to arrange, develop, and encourage mentoring relationships or would like to suggest someone you see as being gifted in this area, please talk to Pastor Phil. Happy Birthday! Dakota Leid today and Wilbur Martin on Sat.