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Gehman Mennonite Church Dec. 15, Sun.- All are invited to participate in our annual Christmas caroling.

rticipate in our annual Christmas caroling. We will meet


Physical Address: 127 Witmer Road Reinholds, PA 17569 in the fellowship hall at 3 p.m. Further information is on the narthex table and was also
Mailing Address: PO Box 842, Adamstown, PA 19501 distributed recently in your church mailbox. Please see Darlene if you have questions.
717-484-4548 Dec. 17, Wed.-Youth Group Bible Study will meet at the church at 7 p.m. We will be having
www.gehmanmennonitechurch.org our Christmas party. Please bring a $5 gift and a snack to share.
Ministry Team Dec. 17, Wed.-Bowmansville District Sewing Circle will meet at the Bowmansville Mennonite
Phil Horning – Lead Pastor – (church: 717-484-4548) (Home: 717-208-4424) Church in the morning and afternoon. You are welcome to come for the entire time, or just a
Travis Sauder – Associate Pastor (717-271-1811) few hours as it suits you. Work includes quilting, knotting comforters, or sewing on a sewing
Todd Carvell – Associate Pastor (717-572-8622) machine. The project for this month is Hygiene Kits. Keeping clean is an important part of
Steve McCosby – Deacon – (717-336-8275) remaining healthy, but families who have fled their homes because of disaster or war often
Let's walk with Jesus...personally, locally, and globally. struggle to afford these necessary supplies. Hygiene kits also are given through schools or
orphanages to encourage healthy habits for children. Contents (NEW items only) 1 adult-size
toothbrush(in manufacturer’s packaging), 1 large bar bath soap(leave in wrapper),1 nail clipper
Prayer 8:15 AM
(good quality), 1 hand towel (medium weight, dark or bright colors), 1 wide-toothed comb (6–8
Sunday School 9:00 AM
in). Kits can be brought to the church and Sewing Circle will see they are taken to MCC for
Worship Service 10:00 AM
distribution. Thank you!
Dec. 20, 21, Fri. & Sat.-”Journey to Bethlehem” will be held at Woodcrest Retreat. The
December 15, 2019
Christmas story will come alive as guests walk along wooded trails in 6 outdoor scenes with
Biblical characters and live animals. Visit for more information.
Prelude Jan. 5, Sun.-This fellowship meal will be a fundraiser meal to support persecuted Christians
Advent Candle Lighting around the world.
Hymn of Praise Darlene McCosby
Sharing Time/Pastoral Prayer Phil Horning -The 2020 offering envelopes are on the table in the narthex. Please complete the slip of
Offering Karen & Autumn Sauder paper in your offering envelope box, and then drop it in the wooden box. This will enable us to
Worship in Song Worship Team give you the correct report of your offerings at the end of the year. (Please use your new
Children's Church (4 yrs.-7th Grade) envelopes in 2020.)
Message: Luke 2:13-14 "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” -Looking for a part time job? Want to be part of a ministry team? Woodcrest Retreat is
Bishop Carl Sensenig looking for a person who loves Jesus to fill a part time Reception/Registrar position. This
Hymn of Response Darlene McCosby position offers a flexible schedule, during peak season additional hours available. Download a
Benediction Bishop Carl Sensenig complete job description at www.woodcrestretreat.org or call Bill at 717-738-2233 with
questions or interest.
Today:
Greeters Tony & Ruthie Kulp
Sunday School Nursery Shelby & Karen Happy Birthday! Arielle Eberly on Mon., Luke Gockley on Thurs. and Ruth Musser on Fri.
Church Nursery Steve & Darlene

Next Week:
Christmas Program
Find more church and ministry related info at www.gehmanmennonitechurch.org under the "Resources" tab and
labeled "Online Church Bulletin Board"
The offering for December 15th is for Bible Adventure and budgeted items.
Last Weeks Offering: $ Last Weeks Attendance: