FGMB News & Information September 23 - September 29

Youth Information Meeting for Parents | September 30 | 12:30 p.m. | following the service. Pizza lunch will be provided. | RSVP to tyson@fgmb.ca with numbers and dietary needs by September 25.

College & Career Seniors Night | October 4 | 7:00 p.m. | Questions? scott-85@hotmail.ca

Golden Door | September 25 | 6:40 p.m. Prelude: Margaret Peters | 7:00 p.m. | Meditation: Larry Speiser | Hosts: Ron and Ruth Neufeld

Children’s Ministry Service Opportunities | Sunday Mornings: One half-time Small Group Leader with our 2-year olds; A female leader with our grades 5&6.

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.

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

College & Career Progressive Supper Were looking for people to host either an appetizer, main course or dessert on Nov. 1st.  Anyone that’s willing, email scott-85@hotmail.ca.  Thanks! Scott Walker

Church Van | We would like to continue to raise money for this van. | Mark your envelope “Van” to designate your donation.

Church Emailing List | If you would like to get periodic emails that include reminders or special events, please contact the church office so you can be added. If you are already on that list – you will remain on it unless you notify us that you would like to be removed. Thanks!

Book Discussion Group – “Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization” | Join Pastor Carl in reading and discussing this call to courageous conversation and costly peacemaking. | Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 p.m. | October 9, 23, Nov. 13, 27, Dec. 11. | Books available from CMU Bookstore or from Pastor Carl.

Our FGMB Life Groups are an excellent way to connect and grow together in our faith journey. | If you would like to be part of a Life Group, you can contact our coordinators, Bruce & Irma Charney and Ruth Braun through the church office at info@fgmb.ca.

 

* CLC | Church Life Centre

Upcoming FGMB Events

The Caregivers New Connections committee is hosting a Come and Go Coffee | Sunday, September 23 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | If you are new to FGMB or you’d like to make new connections, join us for coffee & conversation.

Congregational Meeting | September 23 | Short meeting immediately following the 2nd Gathering to vote on the refugee recommendations.

Baby Shower for Janessa Giesbrecht & Karly Friesen | All ladies, young and old, are invited! | Hosted by Wanda Falk & Jenelle Buhler | September 23 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. |

Seniors Events

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

Upcoming Event | October 12 | “Ask the Pastor”

Women's Events

MOM’s Program | Wednesdays | 9:30 a.m.

The Circle | A time for women desiring to connect through sharing and prayer. | 11:00 a.m. | Sept 23, Oct 14, Nov 4, Nov 18, Dec 2 | Prayer room

Women’s Bible Study | 1:15 p.m. | Studies will center on the Minor Prophets.

Women’s Fall Kick-Off Event | October 15 | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. | A relaxed evening exploring COMFORT, the comfort of God and one another, comforting appetizers and hot apple cider, good conversation and sharing through music. Sign-up to bring food at CLC starting Sept 30.

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

 

CMU - Canadian Mennonite University Information

Join us at CMU for the following | Face2Face, October 10, 7:00 PM, Whose Neighbour Am I? Treaty One and Mennonite Privilegium. Join Niigaan Sinclair and Hans Werner as together we explore stories of Indigenous and Mennonite peoples that have been woven together through 150 years of Canadian settlement patterns. | See cmu.ca/events.

Just under 100 International students will be studying at CMU this year. | CMU is seeking individuals, families, or congregations willing to welcome an International student into their experience. | To inquire, contact Sandra Loeppky (CMU Coordinator) at sloeppky@cmu.ca or call 204.487.3300 ext. 340.

Dr. Anna Carter Florence will speak about her latest book, Rehearsing Scripture:  Discovering God’s Word in Community, offering fresh, practical tools for reading and encountering Scripture in groups and many settings. | October 2 at 7:00 PM (CMU, Marpeck Commons) | All are invited!  This book will be available from CommonWord that evening. | See cmu.ca/events.

MCC - Mennonite Central Committee

MCC Manitoba Annual General Meeting | September 27 | 7:00 p.m. | 1131 Roch St, Winnipeg | Join us at NKMB to hear about developments in our program work and plans as well as a keynote address and personal reflection on MCC’s relief work in Syria. | Info and to register delegates by September 21, visit mccmb.ca/agm or contact Nikki Hamm at 204.261.6381/ nikkihamm@mccmb.ca

MCC Manitoba Student Awards | Apply by September 30 if you’re interested in work that aligns with MCC areas of focus (like peace, restorative justice, servant leadership and sustainable development). | For more info and to apply, visit mccmb.ca/studentawards

Winnipeg & Area Events Information

Retreat with Steve Bell | For the Journey | Refreshing Christian Faith and Spiritual Tradition for the Weary and the Wary | September 28 – September 29 | Church of Christ | 170 St. Mary’s Road | Cost: $129 | Registration & Info: stevebell.com or 1.800.854.3499. | See Poster on Bulletin board by the church office for more details.

Menno music and cookie bar! | The Inter-Mennonite Chaplaincy Association is holding a coffeehouse fundraiser | Saturday, September 29 | at Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship |  150 Bayridge Ave. | The “Menno Office” provides chaplaincy support for University of Manitoba students and staff. | Come sample from our cookie bar while listening to Menno Office students and friends perform a wide range of music. | Admission is free and donations are appreciated. | Doors open at 7:00 PM. | Are you a U of M student? | Drop by the Menno Office (102D University Centre) | All are welcome to visit with the chaplain, make new friends, converse about faith and life, or just hang out and enjoy a cup of coffee.

Providence Bible College | Legacy Conference featuring Dr. Tremper Longman | Personahood and the Image of God | September 29 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | For more information visit Prov.ca/Conference or 204.433.7488.

Recovery of Hope Ride for Refuge | September 29 | We are looking for people to join our team! | We are riding (or walking) to raise funds for our Sliding Scale Fee Program, which helps make counselling more accessible to low income clients. | If you or anyone you know would like to join the team or support the team through a donation just visit https://rideforrefuge.org/location/winnipeg and click on the team Recovery of Hope Riders!

Steinbach Bible College invites you to attend their Fall Fundraising Faspa | September 30 | 4:00 p.m. | SBC | Featuring good ole’ Saengerfest, FASPA and stories of God’s work at the college. | You can reserve your spot by calling SBC at 204.326.6451.

MBCI Invites You!  Please join us Tuesday, October 1 for our AGM at 6pm in the multipurpose room, welcome reception in Jubilee Place at 7pm and the Opening Program at 7:30 in Jubilee Place. | The Opening Program will feature student performances, new staff introductions and Principal Andrea Neufeld sharing the vision and mission of MBCI. Janis Banman | Public Relations Manager |204.667.8210 Ext. 2110 |  www.mbci.mb.ca

Eden’s fall workshop, “Faces of Homelessness” | October 10 | Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Winkler, MB.

MEDA | Charity Event | October 11 | 7:30 p.m. | St. Charles Country Club, 100 Country Club Blvd | Featuring: Matt Falk, Comedian | Appetizers, coffee, tea and dessert will be served. | No charge for entry. | Cash bar | Donations strongly encouraged and gratefully accepted. | RSVP to Brent Kroeker by September 28 brent.kroeker@investorsgroup.com or 204.943.6828

MHC Gallery |  20th anniversary | exhibition | celebration | fundraiser | Fri., October 12, |  7:30pm. | Program: CMU chapel | Reception: MHC Gallery | 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. | MHC Gallery Facebook for details. | RSVP swolfe@cmu.ca

Pembina Valley Bible Camp | 3rd Annual LUMBERJACK SPLIT & STACK | Wood is the camp’s main source of heat throughout the winter. | Goal: 15 teams for 100 cords of wood in three hours. | Info: Chris or Ryley 204-246-2008 | www.pembinavalleybiblecamp.com

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

Youth for Christ | October 23 | Annual Fundraising Banquet | RBC Convention Centre

Last Week's Information

Youth Information Meeting for Parents | September 30 | 12:30 p.m. | Pizza lunch will be provided. | RSVP to tyson@fgmb.ca with numbers and dietary needs by September 25.

College & Career Senior’s Night | October 4 | 7:00 p.m. | Bring a board game and get ready for some trivia! | Questions? Scott at scott-85@hotmail.com

Golden Door Ministry | September 25 | 6:40 p.m. Prelude by Margaret Peters | 7:00 p.m. Meditation by Larry Speiser | Hosts: Ron and Ruth Neufeld

Children’s Ministry Service Opportunities | Sunday Mornings: One half-time Small Group Leader with our 2-year olds; Small Group Leaders with our grades 1&2’s; A female co-leader with our grades 5&6 |

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.

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

Church Van | We would like to continue to raise money for this van. | Mark your envelope “Van” to designate your donation.

In the spring of 2019 CMU is offering Tour of Israel / Palestine: A Holy Land for Jews, Christians and Muslims. | Led by Dr. Gerald Gerbrandt |  You will never read the Bible, or hear the News, in the same way again! | Information evening | September 18 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Boardroom on the 2nd Floor of Founders Hall | CMU, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd or check out cmu.ca/met.

Church Emailing List | If you would like to get periodic emails that include reminders or special events, please contact the church office so you can be added. If you are already on that list – you will remain on it unless you notify us that you would like to be removed. Thanks!

* CLC | Church Life Centre

Children’s Ministry Service Opportunities | Sunday Mornings: A few Small Group Leaders with our preschoolers; Small Group Leaders with our grades 1&2’s; A female co-leader with our grades 5&6 | All roles are half-time. | Tuesday Evening Kids Club Volunteers | Needed for both girls and boys small groups. | If you are interested in one of these or are not sure where to serve please talk to Pastor Ruth

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.

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

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.

In the spring of 2019 CMU is offering Tour of Israel / Palestine: A Holy Land for Jews, Christians and Muslims. | Led by Dr. Gerald Gerbrandt | This tour will open the Biblical text in new ways, explore important archeological and pilgrimage sites, and engage with representatives of the three major religions in the land. | You will never read the Bible, or hear the News, in the same way again! | Information evening | September 18 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Boardroom on the 2nd Floor of Founders Hall | CMU, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd or check out cmu.ca/met.

The Upcoming Week at FGMB

September 23 - September 29

 

September 23, 2018

Worship Gatherings

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

Sunday Worship Gathering

Prelude

I Sing the Mighty Power of God WT251

Call to Worship
May Thy Will

What a Beautiful Name

Offering & Prayer
Summer Ministry Sharing

Community Life

Prayer

Scripture
Acts 3:1-10; 4:13-20 p. 886

Message
What I Have I Can Give, Acts 3-4

Response
Here I Am, Lord WT664
I Will Follow

Sending

Worship Team: Hilda Wiebe | Judson Rempel (leaders); Pastor Carl Heppner (speaker); Brooklyn Friesen | | Katie Buhler | Caleb Thiessen| Jay Wieler| Ethan Olfert | Eric Klassen | Cailey Wieler | Chris Thiessen (music & tech) | Caleb McDonald (visuals).

Sunday Morning Happenings

9:15 a.m. |  Junior & Senior Youth | Meet in west wing foyer

9:15 a.m. | Adult Sunday School | Taught by FGMB young leaders. | Heritage room

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. | Adult S.S. | Spiritual Rounds: Frank Duerkson, retired surgeon. | Heritage room

11:00 a.m. | Supervised Nursery

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Monday

Men’s Night | Cancelled.

See you next week for volleyball.

Tuesday

Women’s Bible Study | 1:15 p.m.

The study will center on Obadiah, one of the Minor Prophets. | Everyone is welcome.

Kids Club | 6:45 p.m.

Wednesday

Mom’s Program | 9:30 a.m. | loft

Thursday

English Conversation | 1:15 p.m.

College & Career | Worship | 7:30 p.m.

Friday

Junior Youth | 7:00 p.m. | Gathering & Gaga Ball

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

Saturday

Saturday. Just enjoy!