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.

December 14, 2014
Prayer
Sunday School
Worship Service
Prelude
Call to Worship/Advent Candle Lighting
Hymn of Praise
Offering
Worship in Song
Message:
Hymn of Response
Sharing Time/Pastoral Prayer
Benediction

8:15 AM
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
Luke Horst
Randy Sauder
Maranda Gockley
Worship Team
Glen Martin
Randy Sauder
Glen Martin

Today:
Greeters
Sunday School Nursery
Church Nursery

Nelson & Dianne Gehman
Shelby & Karen
Roxanne & Marlene

The offering for December 14 is for Sewing Circle support and budgeted items.
Offering for last week: $4,412.11
Attendance for last week: 128
Next Week:
Greeter
Christmas Program

Mary Ellen Musser

Dec. 14 & 19 &20-"Journey to Bethlehem" will be held at Woodcrest Retreat
weekend nights. The Christmas story comes alive, in six unique scenes, as you walk
by candlelight along quiet wooded trails with the Biblical characters. Dramatic
actors, live nativity and real animals. Visit www.WoodcrestRetreat.org for more
details. Groups, call the office for guaranteed admission details at 717-738-2233.
Dec. 14, Sun.-All are welcome to the Christmas program at the Red Run Mennonite
Church at 7 p.m. This will include singing, drama, and a chimes choir.
Dec. 17, Wed.-Bowmansville District Sewing Circle will meet at the Bowmansville
Mennonite Church in the morning and afternoon. Everyone is welcome to help with
knotting comforters, quilting, or sewing on a sewing machine. You are welcome to
come for the entire time, or just a few hours as it suits you. The project for this
month is Hygiene Kits. MCC continues to have urgent needs for hygiene kits, which
provide supplies to families whose lives have been disrupted by war of disaster. A
Hygiene Kit contains the following new items (in packaging:1 adult-size toothbrush
1 large bar bath soap,1 good quality fingernail clipper,1 dark colored hand towel.
Items can be brought to the church and Sewing Circle will see they are taken to
MCC for distribution. Thank you for all of your contributions to MCC's work in the
name of Christ!
Dec. 17, Wed.- Youth Group will meet at the church at 7 p.m.
Dec. 18, Thurs.- Jr. Youth will meet at the church at 7 p.m.
-Save the Date: Our church will be participating in the Cocalico Area
Community Meals again in 2015 and will be responsible for the meal on January
22nd.Volunteers are needed to help and donate food items. A sign-up sheet will be
placed in the Narthex in January.
-The 2015 offering envelopes are on the table in the narthex. Please complete the
slip of paper in your offering envelope box and then drop it into the wooden box on
the table. This will enable us to give you the correct report of your offerings at
year-end. (Please use your new envelopes in 2015.)
-On the Christmas tree are stars for gift certificates to gas stations, stores etc,
please take some stars and get gift certificates of any amount and give them to an
outreach committee member. The certificates will be given to some local families to
Bless them this Christmas. If you have a name of someone to Bless see Darrell.
Thank you
-We are looking for 2-3 more people to go along on the MDS trip, Feb. 22-27.
Contact John Miller if interested.
-The order for the offerings during the month of December has changed, and
will be as follows: Dec. 21- Released Time Program, Dec. 28- Susquehanna Valley
Pregnancy Services
Happy Birthday! Ruthie Kulp today, Luke Gockley on Fri. and Ruth Musser on
Sat.