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Gehman Mennonite Church Nov. 11, Sun.

-Fundraiser for the Persecuted Church- A reminder that next Sunday after
Physical Address: 127 Witmer Road Reinholds, PA 17569 church, the Jr. High Sunday School class will make available a variety of hoagies/sandwiches
Mailing Address: PO Box 842, Adamstown, PA 19501 (“self-serve” style) to take along home. A donation box will be provided and checks may be
717-484-4548 made payable to Gehman Mennonite Church. All money received will go to the Voice of the
Martyr and International Christian Concern organizations to support their ministry to persecuted believers around the world. Let’s remember to pray for our many brothers and
Ministry Team sisters in Christ who suffer greatly for following Jesus.
Phil Horning – Lead Pastor – (church: 717-484-4548) (Home: 717-208-4424) Nov. 15, Thurs.-Elizabethtown College’s Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies
Travis Sauder – Associate Pastor (717-271-1811) presents the Snowden Lecture “Mental Health Treatment in the Plain Communities,” by
Todd Carvell – Associate Pastor (717-572-8622) Charles Jantzion at 7:30 p.m., in the Bucher Meetinghouse. Jantzi is professor of psychology at
Steve McCosby – Deacon – (717-336-8275) Messiah College. For more info, call 717-361-1470 or
Nov. 16, 17, & 18, Fri. & Sat.-7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.- We invite your prayers and
Let's walk with Jesus...personally, locally, and globally. participation in our church's annual Spiritual Renewal Services with Pastor Joe Garber,
pastor of Byerland Mennonite Church as our resource person. Save the dates, and invite
others who might be blessed.
"Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him" Psalm 34:8 Nov 17, Sat. - Mark your calendars for the Operation Christmas Child packing party. We will
be packing boxes and having a light supper prior to the Spiritual Renewal Service. More
Prayer 8:15 AM details to come.
Sunday School 9:00 AM Nov. 21, Wed.- Bowmansville District Sewing Circle will meet at the Bowmansville
Worship Service 10:00 AM Mennonite Church, in the morning and afternoon. All are welcome to come to sew on a
sewing machine, knot comforters, or quilt. The project for November is Hygiene Kits. A kit
November 4, 2018 includes the following: Contents (NEW items only) 1 adult-size toothbrush (in manufacturer’s
packaging), 1 large bar bath soap (leave in wrapper), 1 nail clipper (good quality), 1 hand
Prelude towel (medium weight, dark or bright colors; approx. 16 in x 26 in), 1 wide-toothed comb (6–8
Hymn of Praise Sylvia Eberly in). Kits can be brought to the church and Sewing Circle will see they are taken to MCC for
Mission Minute Lena Brown distribution
Offering Marlene Martin Dec. 1, Sat.-ESL 101 Workshop- Several people from our church are planning to attend a
Worship in Song Worship Team workshop (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) on the topic of developing an ESL (English as a Second Language)
Message: “Breaking Barriers” Matthew 27:45-54 Todd Carvell ministry as a community outreach. If you would be interested in attending, please let Darlene
Hymn of Response Sylvia Eberly know.
Sharing Time/Pastoral Prayer -Jr. Youth date change! Jr. Youth will be held on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. For Dec. it will be out
Benediction regular week, please bring a $5 gift for our Christmas Party. If you have questions, see Darla.
-Ladies, here are a few dates to mark on your calendar; Dec 8-Brunch (also Secret Sister
Today: reveal) in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30 and April 26-28, 2019- Ladies Retreat at Belleville.
Greeters Tom & Tamarah Martin -As we continue to rinse and recycle the styrofoam products that are used at our monthly
Sunday School Nursery Danae & Autumn Fellowship Meal, we will also continue to encourage you to bring your own plates (and even
Church Nursery Kelly & Abby drinking cups) to be used at the meal. When you do, please plan on taking them home to wash,
Fellowship Meal today, all welcome not in the church's kitchen, as requested by the Kitchen Committee. This is for reasons of
Next Week: public hygiene in the kitchen, and it will also help reduce the "extra traffic" in the kitchen area
Greeters Lamar & Michelle Gockley during and after the meal. Thank you very much for your understanding and cooperation.
Message Debbie Mast & Autumn Sauder
Song Leader Sylvia Eberly Happy Birthday! Brandon Horning on Mon., Bethany Horning on Fri. and Phonsavan
Offertory Sharon & Autumn Panyanouvong
Sunday School Nursery Carolyn & Shelby
Church Nursery Karen & Janae
The offering for November is for and for budgeted items.
Offering last week: $
Attendance last week:
Nov. 4, Sun.-The final “Bible Quizzing for Fun” will be held today (2:30-4:30 p.m.) in the
fellowship hall and will focus on Matthew 13 & 14. All ages are welcome to participate!
Find more church and ministry related info at under the "Resources" tab and
Nov. 7, Wed.- Youth Group Bible Study will meet at the church at 7 p.m. labeled "Online Church Bulletin Board"
October 2018 Offering Report: Total offerings: $ 12,640.97
Designated building fund 450.00
First fruits giving 1,219.11 (District Bishop Fund/Lanc Menn Conf)
Budgeted funds 8,461.28 (Insurance, Ministers, Operating, Gehmans Missions, Building Fund, Youth)
Monthly offering: $2,510.58 for GMC Missionary Support