FGMB News & Information June 17 - June 23

Summer kids church | 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.

Summer Outreach Activities | We will be running 3-weeks of outreach activities this August. We are looking for volunteers for these camps (sports, crafts, and baking focused) to lead one morning of activities. for any questions or more information, please contact Cailey at 204.390.9860 or cailey.m.wieler@gmail.com.

Keenagers Spring Concert | June 19 | Morrow Gospel | 7:30 p.m.

Mission Committee Summer Ministry Support | Serving in summer ministry? You may be eligible for financial support. Our support policy can be found on the church website, forms can be handed to the church office or to any member of the missions committee. | Forms due July 15. | Contact Kelsey Friesen at kfriesen15@hotmail.com.

CCMBC Gathering | July 11-14 | Forest Grove Community Church, Saskatoon, SK | If you would like to be a delegate, contact the church office or the nominating committee. | Registration by June 22. | Register online: gathering.mennonitebrethren.ca.

Donations to Louise Mari Akiki and her orphans in Uganda will be accepted via cash or cheque (made out to Shanon Wieler) or via food items. | Designate any donations added to the offering as “Orphans.” | Due to the situation, receipts cannot be issued. | Please see Elaine Enns or Shanon.

Church Van Needed | We would like to raise as much as possible in donations and pledges to purchase this. | Mark your envelope “Van” if you would like your donation designated toward a van.

Canoe Trip Season | C&C (2018 grads & University age) June 30 – July 2 | Jr Youth (entering grades 7-9) July 9-12 | Sr Youth (students entering grades 10-12) July 23-27 | Registration forms at the CLC.

Bible Day Camp | We are looking for decorations for Bible Day Camp. If you be willing to lend us any of the following, please contact Cailey at 204.390.9860 or cailey.m.wieler@gmail.com. | Lots of blankets (patterned or plain – to match Ancient Babylon theme), sheets, plants, baskets, rugs, pottery, and tents with open sides.

* CLC | Church Life Centre

Upcoming FGMB Events

Summer Office Hours | June 26 – August 31: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Canoe Trips | C&C: June 30 – July 2 | Jr Youth: July 9 – July 12 | Sr Youth: July 23 – July 27

Bible Day Camp | August 20-24 | Register online at fgmb.ca | For password talk to Pastor Ruth or Cailey Wieler.

The following three Camps are intended as outreach for the children at Pembina Place: Sports Camp | August 7-10; Crafts & Science Camp | August 13-17; Baking/Cooking Camp | August 27-31

Seniors Events

Seniors Coffee | Fridays | 10:00 a.m. | West wing | Join us!

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 | Resumes fall 2018.

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

Canadian Mennonite University Information

Please pray for students and teachers who are part of CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding from June 18-22. | Over 100 students from Canada and around the globe (including Somalia, Iran, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Nepal…) will be enrolled in one-week peacebuilding courses. In our world’s present political climate their commitment to peace-building is more critical than ever.

LAST CHANCE! 17th Annual CMU Golf Classic | June 19 | Come golf with Winnipeg Jets alumni Ray Neufeld and Mike Ford at the 17th Annual CMU Golf Classic | June 19 | Kingswood Golf and Country Club in La Salle, MB. | Contact Joyce Friesen at jfriesen@cmu.ca by noon on Monday to register.

Stay connected with CMU, Folio Café and the CommonWord Bookstore and Resource Centre – one location where you may buy, borrow, download, consult and link to Anabaptist and related materials!  | Visit www.commonword.ca  and come visit us! | Bring a friend and this bulletin to get 25% off coffee or gelato at Folio Café!

Online registration is now open for CMU Blazers Summer Sports Camps 2018! | Aug. 7-9: Junior (grades 4-7) futsal camp | Aug. 13-17: Youth (grades 8-10) volleyball and basketball camps | Aug. 20-24: Junior High (grades 6-8) volleyball and basketball camps | For more details visit cmu.ca/sportscamps, phone 204.487.3300, or email sportscamps@cmu.ca

Mennonite Central Committee

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 on July 7. | Registration deadline is June 18. | For more info or 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 & great prizes. | Visit mccmb.ca/golf or call 204.261.6381.

Rohingya Refugee Crisis Lunch & Learn | June 20 | 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. | 159 Henderson Hwy | Join us on World Refugee Day for a lunch and learn event at Sam’s Place, with Drs. Kawser Ahmed and Helal Mohiuddin from Conflict and Resilience Research Institute, Canada. Hear about the Rohingya refugee crisis and discuss the role Canada can play in conflict transformation.Hosts needed – MCC Manitoba is seeking hosts for female participants in IVEP (International Volunteer Exchange Program) for an 11-month period beginning in September 2018.Hosts are needed in the Elmwood/Kildonan and Central Winnipeg areas and/or neighbourhoods with good access to bus routes. | For more information, visit mccmb.ca/ivep and contact Katie at 204.925.1929 or katielaban@mccmb.ca

Winnipeg & Area Events Information

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

MHC Gallery | Artist Talk featuring Reymond Page, Danielle Fontaine Koslowsky and Jeff Chester | June 21 | 7:30 p.m. | 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. Gallery Openings | My Will Remains: Reflections on Chronic Illness and Disability by Diane Driedger AND UBUNTU by Manny Martins-Karman | June 28 | 7:30 p.m. | 600 Shaftesbury Blvd

Eden | Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Analyn Einarson sadly left Eden Health Care Services in May after 11 months. | The EHCS Exec is very pleased to announce that Ken Kroeker of Morden has been appointed Interim CEO of Eden until such time as we are able to hire permanently.

Pembina Valley Bible Camp | Spring Camp Festival | June 24 | 2-4:00 p.m. with a supper (by donation) to follow. | Ainslee 204.246.2008.

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

Kings School | Looking for a .65 FTE Grades 1-8 French Teacher | September 2018 to June 2019 | Application deadline has been extended. | http://www.thekingsschool.ca/employment

MCC Canada welcomes applications for Ottawa Office Director based in Ottawa. Applications are accepted until June 27. | For more information and to apply, please visit mcccanada.ca/ottawa-office-director

MBCI | Looking for substitute teachers. | Andrea Neufeld, 173 Talbot Ave, Wpg R2L 0P6 or aneufeld@mbci.mb.ca.

MBCI is in need of quality host families for 2018-2019. | One grade 10 German girl needs a pet-free home from September to November. One grade 10 Chinese boy needs a home for the school year. | If you have extra room and are interested, contact: Heidi DeFehr at hdefehr@mbci.mb.ca or 204.960.4011.

Simonhouse | Actively seeking Camp Counselors, Cooks, Maintenance, Nurses | Contact Darrell Janzen at info@simonhouse.caGem Lake Wilderness Camp | Looking for Counselor from July – August. Program Assistant May – August. Kitchen Help/Host family (5-day volunteering) July – August. | Questions: Inner City Youth Alive, camp@icya.ca or 204.582.8779.

Canadian Mennonite University invites inquiries and applications for the half-time (.5 FTE) salaried position of Communications and Marketing Coordinator at CommonWord Bookstore and Resource Centre, anticipated start date August 2018. Inquiries should be directed to Dianna Robson, Director of Human Resources at drobson@cmu.ca or 204.594.0532.

Last Week's Information

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.

Mission Committee Summer Ministry Support | If you are working at camp or another ministry this summer, you may be eligible for financial support. Our support policy can be found on the church website, forms can be handed to the church office or to any member of the missions committee. | We would appreciate having these forms by July 15. | Contact Kelsey Friesen.

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. Registration closes June 22.  If you have not already registered you can do so online at gathering.mennonitebrethren.ca.

Donations to Louise Mari Akiki and her orphans in Uganda are greatly appreciated and will be accepted as cash, cheque (made out to Shanon Wieler) or food items. | Please designate any donations added to the offering as “Orphans”. | Due to the situation, receipts cannot be issued. | Please see Elaine Enns or Shanon Wieler for more information.

Church Van | The old van has travelled on its last road and trustees have attempted to try to see if renting was an option. | This is a significant and fairly immediate need as our summer is full of events. | We would like to raise as much as possible in donations and/or pledges to accomplish this. | Mark your envelope “Van” if you would like your donation designated toward the van.

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.

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, preferably lightweight and durable. | If you would be willing to lend, please contact Markus Stahl.

Working at Camp this Summer? We would love to send you as a church on June 10 during our worship. If you can’t make it that date but would still appreciate prayer, please let Pastor Kristen know.

NOTE: We are running three weeks of summer outreach activities in August, in addition to our Bible Day Camp. The current plan is to run three camps in the mornings the weeks of August 7-10 (sports camp); August 13-17 (crafts and science experiments); and August 27-31 (baking/cooking). These camps will be open to kids from the church but are intended as an outreach opportunity to develop relationships with the kids from the Pembina Place apartments next door. We are looking for volunteers for all three of these weeks – if you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please email Cailey.

 

* CLC | Church Life Centre

 

The Upcoming Week at FGMB

June 17 - June 23

June 17

Worship Gathering - One Service at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday Worship Gathering

Gathering
Everlasting God

Welcome & Call to Worship
Hosanna (Praise is Rising)
Rescuer

Offering
Oh To Be Like Thee  WT535

Father’s Day Video

Kids Offering & Prayer
(ages 2 – grade 2 are welcome to attend Kids church)

Community Life & Prayer

Scripture
1 Kings 19:1-10   p284

Message
Elijah’s Prayer

Response
Here I Am Lord  WT664

Be My Guide

Sending

 Worship Team: Dave Sawatsky | Chris Craigen (leaders); Pastor Carl Heppner (speaker); Brock Martens | Jay Wieler | Matthew Nikkel | Jodi Craigen | Katy Neuman | Brenten Wylie | Cailey Wieler | Ernie Thiessen (music & tech)

Sunday Morning Happenings

7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Marathon Sunday | FGMB has a water station set up in front of the church to cheer on the runners.

10:30 a.m. | Kids Church | Children ages 2 – grade 2 will be dismissed from the service to the lower level.

Monday

Make Monday evening special and go for a walk with a friend!

Tuesday

No Women’s Bible Study | Resumes Fall 2018

Wednesday

No Transition Life Group | Resumes Fall 2018

Thursday

Surprise a friend and take them out for ice cream.

Friday

No Junior or Senior Youth | Resumes Fall 2018

Saturday

Enjoy a Saturday. Just enjoy.