FGMB News & Information August 19 - August 25

Mom’s Program | We are in need of volunteers to care for babies (0 -18 months) and toddlers (18 months – 5 years). No prep needed, just come and play! | Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | September till the end of March (1-month break for Christmas). | Any age; male or female. | Please contact Jenelle at jenellebuhler@gmail.com if you can help us out!

Child Dedication | If you would like to dedicate your child(ren), please talk to Pastor Ruth. Child dedication is scheduled for October 28.

Summer Outreach Activities | We will be running one more week of outreach activities this August. We are still looking for volunteers for this camp (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 | Pick 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.

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 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Work Evening at Church | August 22 | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Biggest project is changing two door frames. | Contact Darryl Wylie for more information.

Bible Day Camp | August 20-24 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Register online at fgmb.ca | For password: Pastor Ruth or Cailey Wieler for info or to volunteer.

Baking/Cooking Camp | August 27-31 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Outreach for the children at Pembina Place | Cailey Wieler for info or to volunteer.

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

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

Council Meeting | September 4 | 7:00 p.m.

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

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.

Take and Read is back for 2018/19! | Led by CMU Faculty Dr. Paul Doerksen, Associate Professor of Theology and Anabaptist Studies, this year’s book discussions will focus on Faith, Fear, and Freedom: Christian Theology and Practice in Troubled Times. | For more information see cmu.ca/takeandread, email sthiessen@cmu.ca, or call 204.487.3300.

MCC - Mennonite Central Committee

Kanadiertreffen | August 19 | 2:30 p.m. | Bethel Heritage Park, Winkler | Join us today for a gathering of Low German-speaking Mennonites emigrating from Latin America. The event will feature guest speaker Johan Hiebert, special music and children’s activities. Bring something to share for the potluck faspa, come and knack some zöt with us!

MCC Canada welcomes applications for Interim Associate Program Director (12-month term) based in Winnipeg. | Applications are accepted until September 6. | For more information and to apply, visit www.mcccanada.ca/interim-associate-program-director

MCC Canada welcomes applications for MCC Maritimes Regional Representative based in Moncton, New Brunswick. | Applications are accepted until September 10. For more information and to apply, visit www.mcccanada.ca/maritimes-regional-representative

Winnipeg & Area Events Information

CCMBC Staff Transitions | Kara Friesen began as CCMBC Executive assistant August 1, managing administrative tasks for DaSilva, the Executive Board, and the Board of Faith and Life | Carson Samson will become CCMBC operations and communications director effective September 4. | Eleanore Doerksen will transition from CCMBC communications team leader to mortgage and fund accounts manager with CCMBC Legacy Fund Inc., in September.

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

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 today | Contact us at 204.582.8779 or info@icya.ca

Steinbach Bible College | 1-month Evening Intensive Courses | September 20 – October 18, Thursdays from 7-9:00 p.m. | Two Options: 1) Practices for Effective Servant Leadership with Dr. Patrick Friesen 2) Today’s Questions for the Church with Michael Zwaagstra | More details available at academics@sbcollege.ca or 204.326.6451.

Palliative Manitoba | Looking for volunteers for their telephone bereavement support program. A volunteer engages in weekly phone calls about one hour in length for up to 15 months. All volunteers are required to take their Compassionate Care Course which takes place Wednesday evenings commencing in late September and lasts for 10-weeks. | www.palliativemanitoba.ca for more information.

Child Evangelism Fellowship of Manitoba | Celebration Night | August 25 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Winnipeg Evangelical Free Church | Featured Speaker: Tim Hague Sr who will draw on his more than 20 years experience as a Registered Nurse, a diagnosis of Parkinson’s and the winner of season #1 of The Amazing Race Canada. | Email michelleberg@cefmanitoba.org

Lindenwood Retirement Living is looking for a campus gardener. | The successful candidate will continue to manage and further develop the flower beds, shrubs, bushes, trees, and other features that make Lindenwood a beautiful home for seniors. | For more information please contact: John Thiessen at JThiessen@lindenwood.ca or at 204.594.2450

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 more information see 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, please submit your resume to winnipeg.plaza@villages.ca 

Last Week's Information

Summer Outreach Activities | We will be running two more weeks of outreach activities this August. We are still looking for volunteers for these camps (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 | Pick 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.

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

August 19 - August 25

August 19, 2018

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

Sunday Worship Gathering

Gathering
Come Let Us All Unite to Sing

Welcome & Call to Worship
Mighty to Save
O God Forgive Us

Offering
Great is the Lord and Great to be Praised

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

Community Life & Prayer

Scripture Reading
2 Kings 6:8-23   p294

Message
Elisha’s Prayer

Response
Beautiful Things
This I Believe

Sending

Worship Team: Brooklyn Friesen | Matt Nickel (leaders); Pastor Carl Heppner (speaker); Pastor Kristen Nickel | Karly Friesen | Annabel Buhler | Jodi Craigen | Cailey Wieler | Christ Snelgrove (music & tech); Margaret Peters (special music)

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

Daily Bible School | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday

Daily Bible School | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday

Daily Bible School | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Thursday

Daily Bible School | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Friday

Daily Bible School | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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

Saturday

Enjoy a Saturday. Just enjoy.