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Gehman Mennonite Church Our congregation has been asked to supply food donations and volunteer

Adamstown, PA kitchen helpers for Woodcrest Retreat during the week of July 14-18. If you are
June 29, 2008 interested in helping out in the kitchen or donating food, please see the sign-up
sheets on the table in the narthex. If possible, please respond on or before July
9:00 Sunday School th
6 to help with planning purposes. Any questions—see Kelly Horning. Thanks
10:00 Hymn of Praise* John Miller
for your support!
Scripture Reading* Rom. 6:1-11 Mike Brown
Responsive Reading Bowmansville District Senior Link will be taking a day trip to the Bethel African
Methodist Episcopal Church in Lancaster on Tuesday, September 16 to see
Praise & Worship
Children’s Church “Living The Experience,” a creative, living historical production telling the story
Message: Irvin Martin of the Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania. A southern buffet style meal will
“Under God’s Control” - Psalm 89:8&9 be served following the show. They will leave from the Bowmansville
Hymn John Miller Mennonite Church at 9 AM and plan to return around 2 PM. The cost is
Sharing Time $39/person. This trip is open to anyone of any age. Contact Grace A.
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Zimmerman (717-484-4883) if you would like more information or to register.
*Congregation will stand.
Eastern Mennonite Missions welcomes you to the annual Commissioning for
Today: short and long-term workers, July 6, 6:30 p.m. at the Lancaster Mennonite
Greeters: Cliff and Lisa School Fine Art Center and to the Global Fair on the banks of the LMS
Sunday School Nursery: Tamarah, Sue Millstream, Saturday, July 12, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. These annual events celebrate
Church Nursery: Michelle & Lamar God at work “across the street and around the world.” Hear international
dramas, stories, and songs. Glimpse exotic artifacts and photos. Join “hands on”
Next Week:
activities for the whole family. Note these special mission events are being held
Greeters: Lamar & Michelle
on two different weekends this year. For information about either event,
Chorister: Sylvia Eberly
Scripture Reading: Mike Brown contact LaRie Miller at 717-898-2251 or
Sermon: J. Carl Sensenig
Sunday School Nursery: Sylvia, Michelle Join friends of Sunday School Meditations for our annual Chicken Bar-B-Q
Church Nursery: Dianne & Nelson being held on Saturday, July 26, 2008 at Tel-Hai Camp, Honeybrook, PA. The
meal will be served from 4:00-6:30 p.m. at a cost of $7.00 each. Following the
Offerings for June are for Eastern Mennonite Missions meal, a music program will be presented featuring Andrea Brubaker. See the
Last week’s offering: $ 877.00 poster on the bulletin board for ticket information. An offering will be received
Attendance last week was 37.
to benefit the radio ministry of Sunday School Meditations.
Melvin Thomas begins his responsibilities as interim pastor on July 1. On
Karen Sauder will be doing the bulletin next Sunday. Please give all of the
Sunday morning, July 6, he will be formally installed as our pastor.
information to her. Announcements for next week’s bulletin (July 6) are due by
Those who signed up to bring cookies for the outreach in the Adamstown Grove Friday evening.
on July 11 may bring them to church on July 6 or to the grove on July 11. We
Happy Birthday to Nicole Horning today and Grace Sensenig on Wednesday.
have enough of the other food leftover so those who signed up for those items
do not need to bring them.