FGMB News & Information November 26 - December 2

Winter Boots WANTED | NEW OR GENTLY USED for children in Shamatawa, Manitoba. | Donations will be collected until TODAY. | Any questions talk with Neena Huebert or email Courtney Engel at courtneyengel@hotmail.ca.

College & Career Seniors Night | November 30 | 7:00 p.m. | Contact Josh Wiebe at 204.229.6955 or joshw.lcs@gmail.com.

C2C Network Celebration Banquet | November 30 | 6:30 p.m. | The Chapel – Henderson Ministry Centre (81 Henderson Hwy) | Enjoy food from various cultures as we hear stories of God at work among new immigrants. | To register: www.c2cnetwork.ca or email paulk@c2cnetwork.ca or 204.669.6575.

Venture Next Door Christmas Party | Come celebrate Christmas with our Pembina Place neighbors | Saturday, December 16 | Sign-up today at Church Life Centre to be involved in games, activities, setup, baking, Party Pal. | Contact Debbie Neufeld ASAP at 204.230.7717 or nextdoor@fgmb.ca  to join in on this connection event with our neighbors!

Pioneer Camp Manitoba’s Cookbook, Volume: Cooking for a Community | Join Sharon Steward as she launches this cookbook at McNally Robinson Bookstore on December 2 at 7:00 p.m. | Pre-order your book online at www.volumecookbook.com or email orders to volume-cookbook@pioneercamp.ca. | Pre-ordered copies of the cookbook will be available for pick-up in the west wing of FGMB on Sunday, December 3 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. | Proceeds from the sales of this book go to the ongoing work of Pioneer Camp Manitoba.

MCC Relief Kits | Pack a relief kit for Christmas! | See poster for contents and more information on how to do this.

MCC Christmas Giving – This Christmas, give a gift that gives twice! | Through MCC’s Christmas Giving projects, you can bring joy to the people you love and transform lives around the world. Each gift comes with a card that explains the gift you’ve given. Choose from a variety of gift options that will be meaningful to friends, teachers, co-workers or family! | Visit mccmb.ca/christmas today.

Coming FGMB Events

Men’s Breakfast | December 2 | Alto’s CanadInn Pembina Hwy

Baptism | December 3

Advent Activity Time | December 3 | Between gatherings | 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Riverwood Service | 10:55 a.m. | Speaker: Ruth Neufeld

Riverwood Carol Sing-along | December 4 | 7:00 p.m.

Men’s Prayer Time | December 9 | 8:00 a.m. | FGMB upper foyer

Children’s Christmas Program | December 17 | Both morning services

Christmas Eve | December 24 | One Service at 4:00 p.m.

Christmas Brunch Potluck | December 25

Seniors Events

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

Christmas Luncheon | December 15 | 11:30 a.m. | Speaker: Senator Don Plett | Music: “Mini Concert” by Rachel Dueck | Sign-up at the CLC | Cost: $20

Womens Events

MOM’s Morning | Wednesday mornings | 9:30 a.m. | September 20 – November 29 | Will restart again January 2018

The Circle | A gathering of women desiring to connect through sharing and prayer. | 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. | Finished for fall and will resume January 14, 2018.

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

Canadian Mennonite University Information

Interested in studying at CMU? | Apply before November 30 and have your application fee waived. | See cmu.ca/apply.

Amahl and the Night Visitors, presented by students of CMU’s Opera Workshop | Directed by David Klassen | November 30 and
December 1 | 7:00 p.m. | Laudamaus Auditorium, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. | Adults $8; students $5.

CommonWord Bookstore and Resource Centre presents an evening with Marcus Peter Rempel, farmer, author and speaker. | December 7 | 7:00 p.m. | CMU’s Marpeck Commons. | Marcus will be launching his new book Life at the End of Us vs Them. | Evening will also include music by Cara Luft, door prizes, and a special discount on the book. | For more information go to www.commonword.ca/go/1410.

CMU’s Sunday@CMU radio program will feature a new sermon series by Dr. Andrew Dyck, Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies, throughout December. | The five-part series uses the Advent/Christmas season as a springboard to discuss Jesus Christ’s second coming, and what it means to live as a faithful Christian. | Sunday@CMU airs Sunday mornings at 8:30-8:45 AM on CFAM 950 Radio and AM 1250 Radio and online at tinyurl.com/Sunday-CMU.

CMU invites applications for the position of Controller. | Contact Dianna Robson, Director of Human Resources at drobson@cmu.ca or 204-594-0532.

Mennonite Central Committee

Christmas Giving – This Christmas, give a gift that gives twice! | Through MCC’s Christmas Giving projects, you can bring joy to the people you love and transform lives around the world. Each gift comes with a card that explains the gift you’ve given. Choose from a variety of gift options that will be meaningful to friends, teachers, co-workers or family! | Visit mccmb.ca/christmas today.

MCC Canada welcomes applications for Director of Fundraising & Communications based in Winnipeg. | Applications are accepted until December 22. | For more information and to apply, please visit mcccanada.ca/director-fundraising-communications

Selkirk MCC Thrift Shop welcomes applications for Shop Manager. | Applications will be accepted until a successful candidate is chosen. For more information, please visit mccmb.ca/selkirk-thrift-shop-manager

Winnipeg & Area Events Information

MHC Gallery | Along the Road to Freedom: Mennonite Women of Courage and Faith BOOK | Now available | 204.487.3300 ext 344

Providence Festival of Christmas Praise | Featuring: Providence University Choir, Music Faculty and Winnipeg Brass Quintet | December 1 & 2 | 7:30 p.m. | RW Affleck Chapel | Free Admission and Free-will Offering. Refreshments to follow.

First Mennonite Church | Presents Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria & Giovanni Pergolesi’s Magnificat | December 3 | 7:00 p.m. | Admission is free – a freewill offering will be taken. | Featuring: Yuri Klaz (conductor), Anne-Marie Dueck, Howard Rempel, Karis Wiebe, Craig Kremer.

Steve Bell & the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra | December 12 | 8:00 p.m. | Tickets: 204.949.3999 or online at wso.ca.

MDS All-Unit Meeting – hosted by Region 5 (Canada) | Winkler | February 9-10 | This event is open to all who are interested in the work of MDS. | For more information or to register for the event, see our website mds.mennonite.net/all-unit-meeting or 1.866.261.1274.

Child Evangelism Fellowship | Office Administrator | Looking for a passionate, friendly person for the office administrator position. | If you have some experience with bookkeeping, payroll, office management and are interested in this position – please visit our website, cefmanitoba.org and check out the career page.

Assistant Principals at MBCI | Opportunities for 1-2 qualified persons to take on the role of Assistant Principal on our leadership team. | Start date: August 2018 | Forward the following documents to Andrea Neufeld at aneufeld@mbci.mb.ca by December 7, 2017: resume, statement of faith (1 page), statement of learning vision and student culture (1 page) | Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

MCC Canada welcomes applications for Director of Fundraising & Communications based in Winnipeg. | Applications are accepted until December 22. | For more information and to apply, please visit mcccanada.ca/director-fundraising-communications

Selkirk MCC Thrift Shop welcomes applications for Shop Manager. | Applications will be accepted until a successful candidate is chosen. For more information, please visit mccmb.ca/selkirk-thrift-shop-manager

CMU invites applications for the position of Controller. | Contact Dianna Robson, Director of Human Resources at drobson@cmu.ca or
204-594-0532.

NKMB Church | Looking for a new office administrator. | Applications may be made in hard copy or emailed to info@nkmb.org. | More information can be found online at nkmb.org.

Last Week's Information

Winter Boots WANTED | NEW OR GENTLY USED for children in Shamatawa, Manitoba. | Donations will be collected until NOVEMBER 26 at FGMB or they can be dropped off at 188 Princess Ave | Donations are very much appreciated! | Any questions talk with Neena Huebert or email Courtney Engel at courtneyengel@hotmail.ca.

Venture Next Door | December 16 |  Christmas Party with our Pembina Place neighbours. | Would you enjoy being part of the planning team for this fun event? | Contact Debbie Neufeld at 294.230.7717 or daneufeld@shaw.ca

College & Career Seniors Night | November 30 | 7:00 p.m. | Contact Josh Wiebe at 204.229.6955 or joshw.lcs@gmail.com.

Concordia Hospital Spiritual Care | The Bereavement Care Program is urgently seeking volunteers who can offer telephone grief support to family members of people who have passed away at the hospital. | For more information contact Bob Milks at 204.661.7402.

Kingdom Venture | November 22 | 12:00 p.m. | Luncheon: Vladimir Shevchenko CEO of camping in Ukraine, and his son, Vova. First and second generation Christians, they will give their testimonies of how God transformed their lives. | $10 at arrival | McIvor MB Church | Reserve by phoning 2.4.224.4175.

MCC | November 25 | Christmas Craft & Bake Sale | 134 Plaza Dr | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Shop baked goods and locally made crafts and quilts with your purchase supporting MCC’s humanitarian relief work around the world. | For more information, please visit mccmb.ca/Christmas-sale

C2C Network Celebration Banquet | November 30 | 6:30 p.m. | The Chapel – Henderson Ministry Centre (81 Henderson Hwy) | Enjoy food from various cultures as we hear stories of God at work among new immigrants. | To register: www.c2cnetwork.ca or email paulk@c2cnetwork.ca or 204.669.6575.

MCC Relief Kits | Pack a relief kit for Christmas! | See poster for contents and more information on how to do this.

This Week at FGMBNovember 19 - November 25

Sunday Worship Gatherings

9:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Gathering
All Creatures Of Our
God And King

Welcome
Your Love Awakens Me
Take My Life And Let It Be
WT196

Prayer & Offering
O Come To The Altar

Community Life

Prayer

Scripture Reading
Psalm 119:97-104, 161-168   p495
1 Thessalonians 1   p959

Message
Reformation Heirlooms:
The Living Word

Great Are You
Great Is Thy Faithfulness
   WT166

Sending

Worship team: Pastor Kristen Nikkel | Andrew Giesbrecht | Cailey Wieler (leaders); Andrew Dyck (speaker); Markus Stahl | Thomas Koop | Jordan Sawatsky | Ethan Olfert | Chris Craigen | Brenten Wylie | Chris Thiessen (music & tech)

Sunday Morning Happenings

9:15 a.m. | Adult Sunday School | Teaching & discussion led by young leaders in our church. | Heritage room

9:15 a.m. | Junior & Senior youth Sunday school | Meet in West wing

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. | Adult Sunday School | Carl Heppner Anabaptist Ecclesiology – Formed in the Image of God | Heritage room | Next week: Gordon Matties

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

12:00 p.m. | Congregational Meeting | lunch | gym

 

Booking Church Facility | The church is a busy place on Sunday AND during the week. The church hosts numerous groups such as English classes, Math classes, exercise programs AND many, many church ministry events. | Please remember to book your meeting and practice spaces so that we can make sure everyone has a space!

Please have bulletin announcements in by noon on Thursday. | info@fgmb.ca.

Office Hours: Monday Closed
Tuesday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fill out a contact card and bring to Church Life Centre / contact the church office for your mailbox/donation number.

Monday

Men’s Night | 8:00 p.m. | volleyball

Tuesday

Women’s Bible Study | 1:15 p.m.

Kids Club | 6:45-8:00 p.m. | Bowling | Drop-off & pick-up at Alpine lanes

Golden Door Ministry | 7:00 p.m. | Pianist: Joyce Goerz | Theme: God the Comforter & Protector | Prelude: Vanya & Dasha | Scriptures: Anne Rempel | Hosting: Margaret Kasak

Wednesday

MOM’s Morning | 9:30 a.m. | loft

Youth | 7:00 p.m. | kitchen

Thursday

Conversational English | 1:15 p.m.

College & Career | November 30 | Seniors Night | 7:00 p.m.

Friday

Seniors | 10:00 a.m.

Junior & Senior Youth | Connect | 7:00 p.m.

Saturday

November 25 – Women’s Christmas Brunch | 9:30 a.m.