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Gehman Mennonite Church April 9, Sun.

-This Palm Sunday worship service will include a service of communion


Physical Address: 127 Witmer Road Reinholds, PA 17569 and foot washing.
Mailing Address: PO Box 842, Adamstown, PA 19501 April 11, Tues.-Open House at Hinkletown Mennonite School for Prospective Families
717-484-4548 & Students in PreK-Grade 12; 1 p.m.-8 p.m.
www.gehmanmennonitechurch.org April 13, Thurs.-6 p.m.-Like last year, our annual Maundy Thursday service will be a
Ministry Team Joint - Maundy Thursday Service with Red Run Mennonite Church. This year it will be
held at Red Run Mennonite Church. The service begins with fellowship and
Phil Horning Lead Pastor (church: 717-484-4548) (Home: 717-208-4424)
refreshments in the fellowship hall beginning at 6 p.m., followed by the Tenebrae
Glen Martin Associate Pastor 717-484-262 service at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Following the service, we plan to leave the building in
Steve McCosby Deacon 717-336-8275 quiet reflection. (We are looking for scripture readers or music participants, please see
Let's walk with Jesus...personally, locally, and globally. Pastor Phil if you would like to help.)
April 2, 2017 April 16, Sun.-Worship Service - Easter Program - no Sunday School, a light breakfast
Prayer 8:15 AM will be served from 8:30-9:15 a.m. (Thank you, Darlene, and Jr. High SS class!) then
Sunday School 9:00 AM from 9:15-9:30 a.m. there will be instrumental music by musicians from our
Worship Service 10:00 AM congregation (see back table to sign-up), with the service starting at 9:30 a.m.
Prelude April 20, Thurs.-6 p.m.-"Ladies Night Out" will be held at Woodcrest Retreat. Cost:$15
Hymn of Praise Darlene McCosby Call 717-738-2233 by April 6 for reservations.
Mission Minute April 21, 22 & 23-Ladies Retreat with the theme Gods Faithfulness Through the Ages.
Offering Darlene McCosby Deut. 7:9..he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand
Worship in Song Worship Team generations...will be our key verse for the weekend, Check out the display table for more
Message: John 18 Christ's Arrest and Trial Phil Horning info and the sign up sheets.
Hymn of Response Darlene McCosby April 24 & 25, Mon. & Tues.-Webinars with Everence Exploring endowments: a
Sharing Time/Pastoral Prayer Phil Horning visionary tool for your ministry: Mon., April 24 (2 or 8 p.m.) and Insurance: who needs
Benediction it, and at what age? Tues., April 25 (2 or 8 p.m.) Well also have time for your questions.
Today: Both webinars presented by Craig Foor, CLU, ChFC, CASL, Financial Advisor. For
Greeters Lamar & Michelle Gockley more info or to register, contact Melissa Short at (800) 222-5054 or
Sunday School Nursery Shelby & Kelly melissa.short@everence.com; or visit everence.com/direct.
Church Nursery Carolyn & Travis April 26, Wed,-9 p.m.-2 p.m.- Spring Senior Day at Woodcrest Retreat. John Leaman
Fellowship Meal today, all are welcome! will be sharing on "Living Life Inside Out". Afternoon travelogue of Brazil and Panama.
Next Week: Lunch provided. Freewill offering. Call 717-738-2233 for reservations.
Greeters Phil & Kelly Horning 2017 Children's Choir Spring Concert Series Scheduled The 150-voice Choir of
Song Leader James Martin Lancaster will preform its spring concert series at the following locations: 4 pm, April 9, at
Offertory Stumptown Mennonite Church, 6:30 pm, April 22, at Lititz Moravian Congregation, 4 pm,
Message Phil Horning April 23, at Forest Hills Mennonite Church, and 4 pm, Sunday, April 30, at Chiques
Sunday School Nursery Sylvia & Karen Church of the Brethren. The choirs repertoire reflects the musical diversity of the Church
Church Nursery Ruthie & Tony around the world and through time. All the concerts are open to the public. Tickets are not
required, but a free will offering will be received.
The offering for April is for local MCC & MDS and budgeted items. March 2017 Offering Report: Total offerings: $12,327.10
Last weeks offering: $ Designated building fund 350.00
Last weeks attendance: Designated Esther Snader 150.00
Designated youth 250.00
April 5, Wed.-Community Lenten Services- Pastor Bill Hoch speaking at Immanuel First fruits giving 1,157.72 (District Bishop Fund/Lanc Menn Conf)
Evangelical Congregational Church - 70 W. Main St., Adamstown at 7:30 p.m. Budgeted funds 8,947.84 (Insurance, Ministers, Operating, Gehmans
April 5, Wed.- Youth Bible Study will meet at the church at 7 p.m. Missions, Building Fund, Youth)
April 8, Sat.-Everence Lancaster will host Stewardship University, held at Calvary Church, Monthly offering; Gehmans, Hinkletown, Ephrata Menn. School 1,471.54
a ministry partnership between Everence and the local faith community. Courses will explore
subjects ranging from retirement preparation and better budgeting to health and fitness. An Happy Birthday! Brenda Derstine and Inna Opalko on Fri.
informative brochure is in your mailboxes and details are also available at Find more church and ministry related info at www.gehmanmennonitechurch.org under the
stewardshipuniversity.com. "Resources" tab and labeled "Online Church Bulletin Board"