FGMB News & Information January 14 - January 20

Children’s Ministry Needs | Part-time service opportunities are available with Sunday morning children ministries. | Grade 5&6 looking for half-time person who would share the teaching portion with another person when serving. | The 3-year old group also needs a half-time person. | Contact Pastor Ruth if you are interested or need more information.

Baptism/Membership | If you are interested or need infor, contact Pastor Carl.

MB Herald | Do you want to keep receiving the MB Herald? It is still free, however, you will now need to subscribe! Confirm your print or e-subscription either online at mbherald.com/subscribe or by phone: 888.669.6575 ext. 766.

Week of Prayer | You are invited to join Mennonite Brethren across Canada as we enter into the new year by praying together. The Canadian conference will be holding our annual Week of Prayer January 21-28, 2018.  | Daily prayer guides will be available at the Church Life Centre or online at  www.mennonitebrethren.ca or http://issuu.com/mbherald. 

Missionfest | February 2-4 | Church of the Rock | Interested individuals are invited to join the mass choir which will perform on February 2. Practices will be held at Linden Christian school January 18 & 25 at 8:15 p.m. and Church of the Rock on February 1 at 7:00 p.m. | Contact Ed or Kathy Lenzmann for more information.

Donwood Manor | Spiritual Care Visitor Worships “Being a Compassionate Presence” | Wednesdays February 14, 21, 28 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.. | Contact Wanda Derksen 204.668.4410. | See poster for more information.

MBCI | Adult evening woodworking activity where you can build your own designer canoe paddle. | This will run every Tuesday from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for 8-weeks, beginning January 23. | For more info email kgeddert@mbci.mb.ca.

Right Now Media presents | Work as Worship One Day Retreat | February 23. | Hosted by Soul Sanctuary. | Contact Pastor Carl if you are interested in attending this event with other FGMB folks. | More information and online registration available at www.workasworshipretreat.org.

CMU Vespers | January 21 | 7:00 p.m. | Laudamus Auditorium. | cmu.ca/vespers.

Coming FGMB Events

Council Meeting | February 13

Congregational Meeting | February 25

Seniors Events

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

Seniors Event | January 26 | 10:00 a.m. | Evelyn Labun reports The Arctic & Antarctica: Alike and Yet Quite Different

Women's Events

MOM’s Morning | Wednesday, January 10 | 9:30 a.m. | loft

Ladies Wednesday Evening Bible Study | 8-weeks starting January 31 | All Things New: A Study in 2 Corinthians Kelly Minter | $20 | Register by email to Val Penner at vkpenner@gmail.com or in person on January 21 ONLY. | Registration deadline is January 24.

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

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 Vespers | January 21 | 7:00 p.m. | Laudamus Auditorium. | See cmu.ca/vespers.

MHC Gallery | Attend the opening of Reconciliation Through the Arts, an exhibition featuring art from First Nations and Settler communities | 7:30 p.m. | January 26 | MHC Gallery, 610 Shaftesbury Blvd.

CMU’s Face2Face Community in Conversation Series | February 5 | 7:00 p.m. | Marpeck Commons | ‘The Bible Tells Me so…Doesn’t It? A Conversation with Young Adults on the Tensions of Taking Scripture Seriously’. | Join five CMU Undergraduate students from diverse Christian traditions in a conversation about the Bible and how we approach and discern its significance in our lives. | See cmu.ca/face2face for details.

‘Science as a Way of Knowing: the Pursuit of Truth in a Post-Truth World’ | With Dr. Rick Lindroth | January 30 | 7:00-8:30 p.m. | Marpeck Commons (2299 Grant Ave). | Dr. Lindroth, Professor of Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the 2018 CMU Scientist in Residence. | For more information, including other addresses by Dr. Lindroth, see cmu.ca/sir.

Prospective students (and their parents) | Explore CMU through two upcoming opportunities: February 2 Campus Visit Day (a day to explore campus, learn about CMU programs, attend a class and interact with professors) | February  9 Discover Outtatown Visit Day (CMU’s unique, one or two-semester discipleship, travel, service and learning program). | For information go to cmu.ca/campusvisit.

The Menno Simons College Social Justice Fair presents The Community of Conflict | Showcasing the diversity of conflict and how it connects us, not only in Winnipeg, but also as a global community. | February 7 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Riddell Hall, University of Winnipeg |  For more information contact msc.studentservices@uwinnipeg.ca.

Mennonite Central Committee

SALT | If you’re interested in a year long cross-cultural internship or work experience in a faith-based context, consider applying for SALT 2018-19! | We’re looking for communicators, educators, French or Spanish speakers, development grads, peacebuilders, nurses, IT experts, social workers, and more. | Young adults ages 18-30, apply today at http://mccmb.ca/salt

Winnipeg & Area Events Information

MB Herald | The way people receive print copies of the MB Herald will be changing. The subscription will still be FREE for all MB church members as well as attendees but everyone needs to opt-in to receive it; we will not be sending a copy to everyone automatically. You will be able to subscribe to print or e-copies. | Print copies will be sent four times per year, e-subscriptions will receive an e-version of the print copy as well as monthly email updates. | You can confirm your subscription in one of two ways:1. Online at mbherald.com/subscribe or 2. Call us at 888.669.6575 ext 766

Missionfest | February 2-4 | Church of the Rock | Interested individuals are invited to join the mass choir which will perform on February 2. Practices will be held at Linden Christian school January 18 & 25 at 8:15 p.m. and Church of the Rock on February 1 at 7:00 p.m. | Contact Ed or Kathy Lenzmann for more information.

MEDA | The Nigeria WAY project | Join us for lunch to learn more. | Speaker: Frances Fortune. | February 7 | 12:00 p.m. | Bergmann’s on Lombard, 620-167 Lombard Blvd | Cost: $25 | RSVP: By January 31 at 204.947.7185 or duane.penner@roadtrips.com

Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary & Middle Schools | Invite you to our Open Houses | WMEMS Katherine Friesen Campus: January 30, 1-3 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. | WMEMS /Bedson Campus: January 31, 1-3 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

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.

Recovery of Hope  together with the Neufeld Institute – MB Chapter, is proud to announce that Dr. Gordon Neufeld, author of “Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers,” is coming to Morden on Saturday, February 10, 2018. | One-day workshop called, “Keeping Children Safe in a Wounding World.” | Parents, educators, youth workers and caregivers will be interested to learn from Dr. Neufeld. | For information/tickets, please visit www.edenhealthcare.ca or call 1.866.493.6202.

CEF Celebrates 80-years of ministry in Manitoba | “Why is Child Evangelism Important?” | CEF is also looking for Business sponsors for their 80th anniversary banquets and campaign. | Please contact i_akin@cefmanitoba.or or 204.663.3300.

MBCI | Adult evening woodworking activity where you can build your own designer canoe paddle. | This will run every Tuesday from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for 8-weeks, beginning January 23. | For more info email kgeddert@mbci.mb.ca.

MDS Presents Ted & Co TheatreWorks | February 11 | 6:30 p.m. | Douglas Mennonite | “Boots, Buckets & Barrows”. | This is Dessert night and Fundraiser is for Mennonite Disaster Service. | Tickets $10 | Reserve by calling the MDS Office at 204.261.1274.

Donwood Manor | Evening Service Attendant – part-time working in the Elderly Persons Housing | Evenings 7:45 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. | Start date: asap | Applications must be in writing and should be handed in at reception. | Closing date is 9:00 a.m. on January 16. | Applications can be directed to: Director of Human Resources, Donwood Manor Personal Care Home | 171 Donwood Drive, Winnipeg, MB R2G 0V9 | Email: lpenner@edonwoodmanor.org

Last Week's Information

Church Van | The service life of the church van has ended and is no longer usable. Trustees are searching for a replacement. | If you would like to express your comments or help with the purchase financially please talk to Ken Klassen or Ken Wiebe.

MBCI | Adult evening woodworking activity where you can build your own designer canoe paddle. | This will run every Tuesday from 7 – 9 p.m. for 8-weeks, beginning January 23. | For more information Ken at kgeddert@mbci.mb.ca.

2017 Ministry Plan Update | Credit card donations can be made online  in front of the Main Office today. | Contact Dave Loewen or Angela Mann for other arrangements.

Men’s Night | Will resume January 8

Week of Prayer | You are invited to join Mennonite Brethren across Canada as we enter into the new year by praying together. The Canadian conference will be holding our annual Week of Prayer January 21-28, 2018.  | Daily prayer guides will be available at the Church Life Centre or online at  www.mennonitebrethren.ca or http://issuu.com/mbherald. 

This Week at FGMB

January 14 - January 20

January 14

Two Worship Gatherings

9:15 & 11:00 a.m.

Sunday Worship Gatherings

Prelude

Gathering
I Will Sing of My Redeemer   WT163

Welcome

Call to Worship
Multiplied
Lay Me Down

Prayer
Great Are You Lord

Community Life

Scripture Reading
1 Samuel 3:1-10   p215
John 1:43-51   p863

Message
Who’s Calling?

The Lord’s Table

I Will Follow
Holy Holy Holy  
WT73

Sending

Worship team: Leighton Klassen | Matthew & Pastor Kristen Nikkel (leaders); Carl Heppner (speaker); Wayne Wieler | Chris Werner | Caleb Thiessen | Trish Bobrowski | Nathan Driedger | Brenten Wylie | Justin Unrau (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 breakfast | Meet in lower kitchen

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. | Prayer room

11:00 a.m. | No Adult Sunday School | Next week: Tim Rogalsky, Mathematics and Beauty Part 1 | Heritage room

12:30 p.m. | Soar Meeting | Heritage room

 

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! | All bookings are through Darryl Wylie at bookings@fgmb.ca

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. | Basketball

Tuesday

Women’s Bible Study | 1:15 p.m.

Kids Club | 6:45 p.m.

Wednesday

Mom’s Morning | 9:30 a.m. | loft | childcare available

Thursday

Conversational English | 1:15 p.m.

College & Career | Service Night | 7:30 p.m.

Friday

Senior’s Coffee | 10:00 a.m.

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

Saturday

Go for a walk. Pick up a coffee. Visit a senior. Pray. Breathe. Live.