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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

Let’s walk with Jesus…personally, locally, and globally. November 10, 2013
Prayer Sunday School Worship Service 8:15 AM 9:00 AM 10:00 AM

Prelude Call to Worship Luke Martin Hymn of Praise Sylvia Eberly Offering Maranda Gockley Worship in Song Worship Team Message: Glen Martin Hymn of Response Sylvia Eberly Sharing Time/Pastoral Prayer Glen Martin Benediction Today: Greeters Lester & Darla Sunday School Nursery Liz & Kelly Church Nursery Nicole & Rachel Next Week: Greeters Doug & Maria Scripture Reading Doug Musselman Song Leader John Miller Offertory Katie Swatski Message Phil Horning Sunday School Nursery Michelle & Darla Church Nursery Carolyn & Travis The offering for November is for Gehman Missionary Support (Flamms, Millers, Miners, Phillips, Snader) and other budgeted items. Attendance: 138 Offering: $3,385.40 Nov. 10, Sun.-Fall Admissions Open at Hinkletown Menno. School from 2-4 p.m. Parents and students interested in Pre-K-8th Christian education are invited to visit and learn more about HMS. Other visit dates available by appointment. Contact HMS at 717-354-7100, office@hmsk8.org, or www.hmsk8.org Nov. 12, Tues.-Three students present their research on Brethren mission efforts in China at 7:30 p.m., at Elizabethtown College’s Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies. Bella D’Ascanio will discuss the work of two single Brethren women missionaries, Nettie Senger and Anna Blough; Cesar Vera will examine the

impact of the Communist Revolution as Brethren were forced out of China and attempted to return; and Caitlyn Whirt will discuss the evangelistic work of Brethren women and the role of Chinese “Bible women.” For more info, call 717361-1470 or visit www.etown.edu/youngctr. Nov. 13, Wed.-JGA, JBA, and Jr. Youth will meet at Bowmansville Mennonite from 7-8:30 p.m. JGA will be decorating blanket patches for MCC, JBA will be hearing testimonies from senior church members and will play games, and Jr. Youth will have a Missions Night. Nov. 17, Sun.-Children's Church includes a video, longer than the usual allotted time frame, so children may go directly to children's church from Sun. School. Nov. 20, Wed.-District Sewing Circle will be held morning and afternoon at Bowmansville Church. The project for this month will be Infant Care Kits. Difficult situations, such as lack of employment or imprisonment sometimes prevent a mother from being able to properly care for her infant. You can help provide for newborns by making an infant care kit. Sizes 3-9 months. -2 gowns/sleepers (flannel or similar warm, soft material),2 undershirts/ onesies (short or long sleeves), 4 cloth diapers (flat-fold preferred), 1 receiving blanket (lightweight fleece/flannel; min.36 in., 4 safety pins, 1 lg. bar mild soap in wrapper, 1 pr. Socks*, 1 cap. Items can be placed in a bag and brought to the church. Sewing Circle will see they are taken to MCC. Thank you. *Sewing Circle will provide undershirts and socks Dec. 1, Sun.-Centennial Celebration Sunday-Though Gehman Mennonite Church was formed well before 1913, this year, 2013 marks the 100th Anniversary of the building at it's present location. (There was an earlier building across the street.) Bishop J. Carl Sensenig, retired Bishop Luke Horst, Historian, Lillian Weber, and Pastor Phil Horning will each participate in leading this worship service remembering and thanking God for His faithfulness. Photos of our church family and facility will be shared along with a variety of congregation singing over this time period. Dec. 9 & 10, Mon. & Tues.-You are invited to attend Old Fashioned Christmas Carol Singings led by Don Sensenig, Akron, at the 1855 Alleghany Mennonite Meetinghouse at 7 p.m. Contact Grace Sensenig (336-0009) to reserve free tickets. -Updated Church Photo Directory-We are beginning the process of updating our church photo directory. Please contact Phil Horning or Bethany Horning to arrange a time for a photo to be taken(Sun. after church might be good), or if you have a recent individual or family photo you would like to use, let us know that as well. -For cost-cutting purposes, MDS is offering bulk mailing of the FREE quarterly Behind the Hammer newsletter. Please indicate on the sheet on the table in the narthex, if you are currently receiving the newsletter or if you would like to begin receiving Behind the Hammer. Happy Birthday! Phonsavan Panyanouvong today, Cheyanne Leid on Tues., Janae Sauder on Fri., and Mary Martin on Sat.