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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. April 13, 2014
Prayer Sunday School Worship Service 8:15 AM 9:00 AM 10:00 AM

Prelude Call to Worship Hymn of Praise Randy Sauder Offering Abby Horning Worship in Song Worship Team Haiti Sharing Time Darrell & Loretta Gockley Message: Glen Martin Hymn of Response Randy Sauder Sharing Time/Pastoral Prayer Glen Martin Benediction Today: Greeters Tony & Ruthie Kulp Sunday School Nursery Karen Church Nursery Kelly & Abby The offering for April is for MCC, MDS and budgeted items. Last Week: Attendance: 128 Offering: $3,277.57 Next Week: Greeters Lester & Darla Leid Easter Program Sunday School Nursery Karen & Margaret Church Nursery Roxanne & Cindy April 14, 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. April 16, Wed.-Youth Bible Study will meet at 7 p.m. here at church.

April 16, Wed.-Bowmansville District Sewing Circle will meet at the Bowmansville Mennonite Church, in the morning and afternoon. If you can stay all day, please bring your lunch. The project for this month is Hygiene Kits. You are invited to help with this need by purchasing the following items:1 adult-size toothbrush, 1 squeeze-tube toothpaste (min. 6 oz. and with an expire date of at least 1 year in advance*), 1 large bar bath soap, 1 fingernail clipper (good quality), 1 dark colored hand towel. Items can be placed in a bag and returned to the church, and Sewing Circle will see they are taken to MCC. Thank you!*Some countries reject entire shipments of relief items because of the expire date on the toothpaste. Please make sure the expire date is at least a year from the date your purchase it. April 17, Thurs.-6:30 p.m.-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 foot washing. Child care will be provided (which will include a meal for the children). April 20, Sun.-Worship Service - Easter Program - no Sunday School, a light breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:15 a.m. then from 9:15-9:30 a.m. there will be instrumental music by musicians from our congregation (see back table to sign-up), with the service starting at 9:30 a.m. We are also looking for "actors" (no speaking lines) in costume, for various scenes from the Easter account, see Pastor Phil if you would like to help. April 24- 26, Thurs.-Sat.-Fiddler on the Roof, will be performed by LMS at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday, April 26. Tickets are $8 for students, $9 for senior citizens and $10 for adults. Groups of 9 or more may order blocks of tickets for $9 each. Tickets may be reserved by calling the box office at 299-0436, ext. 340. April 26, Sat.-GMS Chicken BBQ, Bake Sale, & Yard Sale. For BBQ tickets, see Kylie Hoover or Josiah, Autumn, or Zachary Sauder. Pricing-Leg & thigh-$4, Leg & thigh meal-$7, Half chicken-$6.50, Half chicken meal-$9 -Muslims are coming to Christ today in unprecedented numbers. Will you join millions of Christians world wide in special prayer for Muslims during their holy month of fasting? If interested in a special prayer focus booklet please write your name on the paper in the foyer by April 27. -Please have all announcements to me by Wed. April 16 for next week’s bulletin. Thanks! -Wendy -Renewal time for the magazine The Mennonite. Please let Mary Lynn Miller know today if you wish to renew your subscription or begin receiving the magazine. The cost for one year is $37, payable to Gehman Mennonite Church . -Mennonite Central Committee provides school kits, in the name of Christ, to families around the world who struggle to afford basic school supplies. They currently have a shortage of pencils. During the month of April, consider donating new, unsharpened pencils by placing them in the box in the narthex. -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. Happy Birthday! Marlene Martin today, Stacey Horning on Tues.