FGMB News & Information July 22 - July 28

We are pleased to announce that Tyson Gross has been hired for a one-year term of interim Pastor of Youth and Young Adults to begin in September. Tyson is a member of FGMB and has served in various leadership roles including as a youth leader and C&C co-coordinator. Please pray for our Youth and C&C ministries as we make this transition in the coming months.

We are pleased to welcome Brooklyn Friesen to our FGMB staff team as a TREK ministry intern from July 2018 through January 2019. TREK is a 9-month discipleship and service program of MB Mission. Please take the time to welcome Brooklyn and support her through your prayers and encouragement as she serves with us.

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 daycamps@fgmb.ca

Bible Day Camp Decor | If you can lend us any of the following, please contact Cailey: 204.390.9860 or cailey.m.wieler@gmail.com. | Blankets (patterned or plain – Ancient Babylon theme), sheets, plants, baskets, rugs, pottery, tents with open sides.

Safe Place Policy Training | August 28 or September 12 | Mark your calendars! All FGMB volunteers serving with children under 18 or vulnerable persons will need to participate in this training on the updated and revised MBCM Safe Place Policy.

Church Van Purchased! | We would like to continue to raise money for this van. | Mark your envelope “Van” if you would like your donation designated toward the van. Canoe Trip Season | Sr Youth (students entering grades 10-12) *date change: July 24-27 | Registration forms at the CLC.

MCC Manitoba Annual General Meeting | September 27 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | North Kildonan Mennonite Church at 1131 Roch Street | Delegates needed. nikkihamm@mccmb.ca or 204.261.6381.

Upcoming FGMB Events

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

Canoe Trips | Senior: * Date change: July 24 – 27

Sports Camp | August 7-10 | Outreach for the children at Pembina Place | Talk to Cailey Wieler for info or to volunteer.

Crafts & Science Camp | August 13-17 | Outreach for the children at Pembina Place | Talk to Cailey Wieler for info or to volunteer.

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

Baking/Cooking Camp | August 27-31 | Outreach for the children at Pembina Place | Talk to Cailey Wieler for info or to volunteer.

Baptism and membership classes | August 20 and 27 | 6:30 p.m. | Talk to Pastor Carl if you would like to attend.

Men’s Breakfast | September 1 | 8:30 a.m. | *New location: Smitty’s, 2835 Pembina Hwy | Breakfasts are held the 1st Saturday of each month starting in September.

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/

CMU - Canadian Mennonite University Information

Volunteers needed at CommonWord Bookstore and Resource Centre at CMU.  | We’re looking for individuals who enjoy customer interaction in a retail/resourcing environment and who would like to join our team one afternoon/week this fall and winter. | Please email info@commonword.ca for more information.

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

CMU’s Spring Blazer Magazine focuses on the theme of research and inquiry, can be viewed online at cmu.ca/blazer.

MCC - Mennonite Central Committee

Ten Thousand Villages Plaza Drive location welcomes applications for Assistant Store Manager based in Winnipeg. | For more information about this position, visit tenthousandvillages.ca. | To apply, please submit your resume to winnipeg.plaza@villages.ca 

Share your story for MCC’s 100th! | Alumni and friends, we need your mementos for an exhibit to commemorate our centennial coming up in 2020. For more information, please visit mccmb.ca/centennial-display

Winnipeg & Area Events Information

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

Inner City Youth Alive | October 19 | 5:30 p.m. | Celebrating Stories of Redemption and Hope – Fundraising Supper | Centro Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave | Tickets $65 | Reserve your tickets/table – Contact us at 204.582.8779 or info@icya.ca
ICYA Summer Outreach Opportunities Needed | Volunteer at any of our events. Help us by providing food donations (hot dogs, food hampers, etc.) Or even come and drive a bus or van! | Contact Mary Ann or Munya at 204.786.8667.

Eden Foundation | Head for the Hills Cycling Fundraiser | September 8 | Starts at Morden’s Colert Beach. | Details at edenhealthcare.ca
You are invited to Eden’s fall workshop, “Faces of Homelessness” | October 10 | Emmanuel Mennonite, Winkler, MB.

CMU has Employment Openings for the following positions: Grounds and Facilities Lead Technician | Menno Simons College Recruitment and Student Services Assistant | Receptionist, Shaftesbury North Side | For info: cmu.ca/employment.

Ten Thousand Villages Plaza Drive location welcomes applications for Assistant Store Manager based in Winnipeg. | For more information about this position, visit tenthousandvillages.ca. | To apply, submit your resume to winnipeg.plaza@villages.ca 

McIvor Church welcomes applications for 1) Shared Ministry Coordinator (.3, 1-year term) 2) Community Care Pastor (.7) | See the bulletin board for more information.

Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba is seeking applicants for the position of Provincial Director. | The director is responsible to develop the vision and strategic plan for MBCM, and provide senior leadership to implement the strategy through policies, programs, and ministries that equip, resource, and inspire the MB churches of Manitoba. | Interested applicants can forward their resume to ruth@mbcm.ca by July 31. | https://mbcm.ca/posting-provincial-director/

Canadian Conference of MB Churches is seeking an Executive Assistant to the National Director, Elton DaSilva | For the full job posting go online to jobs.mbherald.com | Interested applicants should provide a cover letter and resume by email to Elton DaSilva at communications@mbchurches.ca | Applications will be received until a qualified applicant is found.

Living Bible Explorers | Full-time: Bookkeeper, Food Services Manager, In-city Program Directors, Wilderness Program Director, Volunteer Care Coordinator Also looking for summer positions: cooks, assistant cooks, cabin leaders and more. | Visit: http://www.livingbibleexplorers.com.

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

Gem 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.

Last Week's Information

Quarterly Giving Statements can be found in your mailbox.

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 daycamps@fgmb.ca

Bible Day Camp Decor | If you can lend us any of the following, please contact Cailey: 204.390.9860 or cailey.m.wieler@gmail.com. | Blankets (patterned or plain – Ancient Babylon theme), sheets, plants, baskets, rugs, pottery, tents with open sides.

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 TODAY. | Contact Kelsey Friesen at kfriesen15@hotmail.com.

Safe Place Policy Training | August 28 or September 12 | Mark your calendars! All FGMB volunteers serving with children under 18 or vulnerable persons will need to participate in this training on the updated and revised MBCM Safe Place Policy.

Church Van Purchased! | We would like to continue to raise money for this van. | Mark your envelope “Van” if you would like your donation designated toward the van.

Canoe Trip Season | Sr Youth (students entering grades 10-12) *date change: July 24-27 | Registration forms at the CLC.

Pioneer Camp | We are still short cabin leader staff (both male and female) and support staff (dishwashers, kitchen team members, and site workers). Applications are online at www.pioneercampmanitoba.ca or call 204.788.1070 to inquire.

MCC Manitoba Annual General Meeting | September 27 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | North Kildonan Mennonite Church at 1131 Roch Street | Delegates needed. nikkihamm@mccmb.ca or 204.261.6381.

The Upcoming Week at FGMB

July 22 - July 28

July 22, 2018

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

Sunday Worship Gathering

Gathering
Here For You

Welcome & Call to Worship
Open Up The Heavens
The Solid Rock
   WT186

Offering
Praise The Father

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

Community Life & Prayer

Scripture Reading
Daniel 6:1-16   p723

Message
Daniel’s Prayer

Response
Came To My Rescue
Be Thou My Vision

Sending

 Worship Team: Richard Olfert | Chris Craigen (leaders); Carl Heppner (speaker); Jodi Craigen | Thomas Koop | Adam Loewen | Jon Foord | Eric Klassen | Cailey Wieler | Chris Snelgrove (music & tech)

Sunday Morning Happenings

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

Monday

If you have the opportunity in the afternoon – head downtown and try out one of the fabulous food trucks!

Tuesday

Call a friend. Meet at a point approximately 2 km’s from a Dairy Queen and go for a walk there – eat – walk back!

Wednesday

Make some rice krispie cake and wrap up individual pieces and surprise your neighbours!

Thursday

Buy a box of fudgicles and popsicles and enjoy them on the front or back deck!

Friday

10:00 a.m. | Seniors Coffee | Join us for hot coffee and warm conversation.

Saturday

Enjoy a Saturday. Just enjoy.