FGMB News & Information May 20 - May 26

Congregational Meeting | May 27 | 12:00 p.m. | Lunch provided – please bring desserts. |  Reports can be found at the CLC or click the following link Ministry Impact Reports 2018. | Childcare | We would like to provide childcare during the meeting so that parents of young children can participate. We are looking for childcare supervisors. Please contact the office if you can help out.

Job Opening | FGMB is recruiting for a Pastor of Youth and Young Adults for a 12-month full-time term, beginning September 2018. Copies of the full job listing are available online (under Bulletins) and at the CLC. | Deadline for applications is May 31. | Questions can be directed to the Personnel Committee (Sharon Klassen or Alicia Penner) | Pastor of Youth and Young Adults

Summer kids church begins on June 17 | When the church goes to one 10:00 a.m. gathering. | Children ages 2- grade 2 will be dismissed from the service. | Leaders and helpers are needed for the 12 Sundays over summer. There will be two groups of children; preschool and school age. No prep needed. | Please contact Pastor Ruth if you are able to help with this ministry over the summer.

Nominating Committee is still seeking the right people for a number of ministry positions such as Personnel, Moderator, Nominating and others. | Contact the Nominating Committee at serve@fgmb.ca.

Kingdom Ventures Luncheon | May 23 | 12:00 p.m. | FGMB gym | Featuring Ukrainian Presenters | Lunch $10 at the door. | RSVP: 204.224.4175 or deloewen@kvicanada.org by Monday, May 21.

Library | There is a short survey available at the CLC. | Please take a minute to fill it out and leave it in the offering basket or at the CLC.

New to FGMB? | May 27 | Not so new but interested in meeting others? | The New Connections committee invites you to attend a Come & Go Coffee between the services (10:00 – 11:00 a.m.). | Gym | Stop in to visit over coffee & snacks. | info@fgmb.ca for information.

Canoe Trip Season | There will be three canoe trips for youth/young adults this summer. June 30 – July 2: C&C (2018 grads & University age) | July 9-12: Jr Youth (entering grades 7-9) | July 23-27: Sr Youth (students entering grades 10-12) | Registration forms at the CLC.

Looking for Canoes | We are looking to borrow two canoes for the trips this summer. (June 30-July2, July 9-12, July 23-27). Preferably lightweight and durable. | If you would be willing to lend, please contact Markus Stahl at markusstahl96@gmail.com or 604.621.7422.

CCMBC Gathering | July 11-14 | Forest Grove Community Church, Saskatoon, SK | If you would like to serve as a delegate, please contact the church office or the nominating committee.

* CLC | Church Life Centre

 

* CLC | Church Life Centre

Coming FGMB Events

Grad Brunch | May 27 | 10:15 a.m. | Reception for grads, families, senior youth students and leaders. | loft

Congregational Meeting | May 27

Men’s Breakfast | June 2 | 8:30 a.m. | CanadInn’s Aalto’s

Men’s Prayer Time | June 12 | 8:15 a.m.

Church Picnic | June 10 | 11:00 a.m. WMEMS Agassiz | Pulled pork and beverages will be provided! | If your last name begins with a letter between A-K, please bring a salad. Between L-Z, please bring dessert. | Bring lawn chairs, lawn games, sunscreen and a happy heart! | (First Gathering will be at FGMB at 9:15 a.m.)

Bible Day Camp | August 20-24

Seniors Events

Seniors Coffee | Fridays | 10:00 a.m. | West wing
Spring Luncheon | June 1 | 1:00 p.m. | Riverwood Square | Details on posters. | Tickets $15/pp and available at CLC.

Women's Events

The Circle | A gathering of women desiring to connect through sharing and prayer. | 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month.

Women’s Bible Study Tuesdays | 1:15 p.m. | Heritage room

FGMB Women’s Blog site | https://fgmbwm.wordpress.com/

Canadian Mennonite University Information

CMU and CommonWord invite you to the following book launches:         Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization on May 24 with editor Steven Heinrichs and others. | Hope, Healing and Community: Celebrating 50 Years of Eden Health Care Services on May 29 with author Glen Klassen. | Conflict Resolution in Asia: Mediation and Other Cultural Models on May 30 with author Stephanie Stobbe. | All launches are at 7:00 p.m. | Marpeck Commons, 2299 Grant Ave. | See cmu.ca/events for more information.

Plan to attend the inaugural Canadian Conference on Ecclesiology and Ethnography. | Join academics, students, and practitioners in exploring the dynamic relationship between theological reflection and the lived experience of the church. | June 6-8 | For more information see cmu.ca/eandeconference.

Consider a gap year after high school full of discipleship, adventure, learning, service, travel, and friendship with CMU’s Outtatown discipleship program. Act now while spaces are available for 2018-19! | Visit outtatown.com to learn more and apply.

Golfers are invited to the 17th Annual CMU Golf Classic | Tuesday, June 19 | Kingswood Golf and Country Club in La Salle, MB. | Reservations are limited so rsvp early by calling Joyce Friesen 204.594.0517.

CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding | Still time to register for courses which run June 11-15 and 18-22. | Visit csop.cmu.ca for course information.

Online registration available for CMU Blazers Summer Sports Camps 2018! | For details visit cmu.ca/sportscamps, 204.487.3300, sportscamps@cmu.ca.

Mennonite Central Committee

SpringFest 2018 | May 25 & 26 | Join us for our annual SpringFest with a quilt show and sale, BBQ lunch, plant sale and more. Proceeds will provide relief kits to families whose lives have been disrupted by conflict and disasters around the world. | Details visit mccmb.ca/springfest or call us at 204.261.6381.

Special Event: Responding to need in DR Congo | May 29 | 7:30 p.m. | 1771 Pembina Hwy | Join us at Fort Garry MB Church to hear Bruce Guenther, MCC director of disaster response, and Rick Cober Bauman, MCC Canada executive director, share about MCC’s relief response to the crisis in DR Congo’s Kasai region. | RSVP to Elizabeth Kessler by May 25 at 204.261.6381 or manitoba@mccmb.ca

Grow Hope with us! | Sponsor a Grow Hope acre. Because of government matching, every gift grows providing relief to people facing food insecurity, drought and displacement. | Find out more about Grow Hope and join the movement at mccmb.ca/growhope or call 204.261.6381.

Cycle Clear Lake | Calling all cyclists! Come out to Riding Mountain National Park for a beautiful trail ride in support of MCC water projects in Lebanon | July 7. | Registration deadline is June 18. | For more information and to register online visit mccmb.ca/cycleclearlake or phone Reinhold at 204.729.8335.

MCC Manitoba Golf Tournament | July 11 | Bridges Gold Course | 16th annual golf tournament in support of MCC’s local work with vulnerable youth. The tournament includes on-course contests, a delicious Mennonite dinner and great prizes. | For more information and to register, visit mccmb.ca/golf or call 204.261.6381. Register by June 13 to meet the early bird deadline

Winnipeg & Area Events Information

Pembina Valley Bible Camp Mother/Daughter Retreat | May 25-26 | For ladies 10+up | Info: 204.246.2008.

NCF Canada | Spring Breakfast | June 2 | 8:45 a.m. | Speaker, Lori Matties | Tickets: $15 | Calvary Temple

Steinbach Bible College | Annual Golf Tournament | June 5 at Quarry Oaks and June 19 at Minnewasta Golf & Country Club | Both tournaments include a round of golf, a great meal, and opportunities to hear about the ministries of SBC. | Register by calling: Lynette at 204.326.6451.

Siloam Mission Summer Open House | June 9 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Tour the facility and meet the people who work and volunteer at Siloam. | RSVP 204.956.4344 ext. 2350 to let us know if you are coming for a tour.

Eden Foundation | 18th Ironman Golf Tournament | June 18 |  For more information: http://edenhealthcare.ca/events/ or info on bulletin board.
Eden Health Care | Conference on mental health focusing on Men’s Depression. | Big Daddy Tazz is one presenter. | June 12 | See poster for details.

Athletes in Action | July 3 – August 31 | See brochures or poster on bulletin board for more details.

MCC Canada welcomes applications for Public Engagement Coordinator based in Winnipeg or Ottawa. | Applications are accepted until May 24, 2018. For more information and to apply please visit mcccanada.ca/public-engagement-coordinator

MBCI | Look for teachers interested in substitution. | Andrea Neufeld, 173 Talbot Ave, Wpg R2L 0P6 or aneufeld@mbci.mb.ca.

Simonhouse | Actively seeking Camp Counselors, Cooks, Maintenance, Nurses | Contact Darrell Janzen at info@simonhouse.ca

Gem Lake Wilderness Camp | Looking for Counsellor from July – August. Program Assistant May-August. Kitchen Help/Host family (5-day volunteering) July – August. | Questions: camp@icya.ca or 204.582.8779.

Mennonite Disaster Service Canada | Job: Administrative Assistant. Find the job description at https://mds.mennonite.net/who-we-are/employment/#jobs.

MDS volunteer opportunity in Williams Lake, BC. | Fires in central BC in 2017 destroyed thousands of acres of forest as well as many homes. On May 20 MDS will begin rebuilding in the community and we need volunteers. | Info or to volunteer go to https://mds.mennonite.net or phone 204.261.1274.

CMU invites inquiries and applications for the full-time salaried positions of Assistant Director of Food Services and Facilities, Lead Technician. | Inquiries should be directed to drobson@cmu.ca or 204.594.0532.

Last Week's Information

Job Opening | FGMB is recruiting for a Pastor of Youth and Young Adults for a 12-month full-time term, beginning September 2018. Copies of the full job listing are available online (under Bulletins) and at the CLC. | Deadline for applications is May 31. | Questions can be directed to the Personnel Committee (Sharon Klassen or Alicia PennerYouth and Young Adult Pastor JD May 2018 12 Mo Term

Nominating Committee is still seeking the right people for a number of ministry positions such as Personnel, Moderator, Nominating and others. | Pick up a flyer at the Church Life Centre | Please pray and contact the Nominating Committee at serve@fgmb.ca to see where God can use you.

Library | Some of you may have received overdue notices in your mailboxes. If you cannot find the books we are asking about, it is not a problem, please just let us know as we are in the process of doing inventory. | On today’s insert is a short survey. Please take a minute to fill it out and leave it in the offering basket or at the CLC. | Thank you.

Art Exhibit by Ken Hildebrand | May 8-18 | In support of Siloam Mission. | Fleet Galleries, 65 Albert St

New to FGMB? | May 27 | Not so new but interested in meeting others? | The New Connections committee invites you to attend a Come & Go Coffee between the services (10:00 – 11:00 a.m.). | Gym | Stop in to visit over coffee & snacks. | info@fgmb.ca for information.

Canoe Trip Season | There will be three canoe trips for youth/young adults this summer. June 30 – July 2: C&C (2018 grads & University age) | July 9-12: Jr Youth (entering grades 7-9) | July 21-27: Sr Youth (students entering grades 10-12) | Registration forms at the CLC.

Looking for Canoes | We are looking to borrow two canoes for the three trips this summer. (June 30-July2, July 9-12, July 21-27). Preferably lightweight and durable. | If you have one or two that you would be willing to lend, please contact Markus Stahl at markus@stahl96gmail.com or 604.621.7422.

CCMBC Gathering | July 11-14 | Forest Grove Community Church, Saskatoon, SK | If you would like to serve as a delegate, please contact the church office or the nominating committee.

* CLC | Church Life Centre

The Upcoming Week at FGMB

May 20 - May 26

May 20

Worship Gatherings | 9:15 & 11:00 a.m.

Sunday Worship Gatherings

Prelude

Welcome

Pentecost Kids Story

Call to Worship

Forever
The Lion And The Lamb
Holy Spirit

Prayer & Offering
May Thy Will

Community Life

Prayer

Scripture
Joshua 1:6-7, 9   p169

Message
Trust God

Blessing

Take My Life And Let It Be   WT196

Sending

Worship Team: Katy Neuman, Pastor Janessa Giesbrecht, Brady Friesen (leaders); Pastor Kivi Dieudonne (speaker); Tyson Gross, Nathan Wagner, Adam Loewen, Samara Fields, Eric Klassen, Ernie Thiessen (music & tech)

Sunday Morning Happenings

10:45 a.m. |   Kid Zone | lower level
– Mini Kid Zone | ages 2 to kindergarten
– Zone One2Four | grades 1-4
– Zone 56 | grades 5-6

11:00 a.m. |   Supervised Nursery

11:00 a.m. | The Circle | Connecting & growing through sharing & prayer.

11:00 a.m. |   Adult S.S. | No Sunday school | Next week: John Wieler, Haiti

 

 

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Monday

Tuesday

Women’s Bible Study | 1:15 p.m.

Wednesday

Kingdom Venture Luncheon | 12:00 p.m. | gym

Transition Life Group | 6:30 p.m. | Heritage Room

Thursday

No Conversational English | Will resume September 13, 2018

Friday

Seniors Coffee | 10:00 a.m.

Junior Youth | 6:30 p.m. | Wind-up at Grand Prix – drop-off & pick-up at church | $10 pp

Senior Youth | 7:00 p.m. | Bow & arrow tag – at FGMB | $10 pp

Saturday

Visit BDI on Jubilee and order a Goog Special!