FGMB News & Information March 17 - March 23

Child Dedication Service April 7 If interested please contact the church office.
Library: Have you visited the library to check out the new books & DVD’s? Take note of the family DVD’s, both fiction & biography, located just inside the library entrance
The Bridge Life Group: Wednesdays April 3- May 8,7-9 pm
They meet weekly in the Heritage room, and the leaders are Trish and Murray and Jan and Dennis Heinrichs. Open to all! RSVP to Jan and Dennis at heinrichsdj@ gmail.com
Venture Next Door Spring Break Event  March 25-29 10am-12pm
Lunch & a Movie March 28, 12-2pm
Activities for children & parents! Please email info@fgmb.ca or call the church to let us know if you are coming & if you want to be involved with children’s activities or leading activity for parents.
Looking for more people from Fort Garry to join Venture Next Door on Spring Break – Mon-Thurs 10 am-noon. Jay Wieler will be leading the children’s activities. Come get involved in meeting our neighbors next door! Contact Neena at:neenahuebert@gmail.com
or sign up today at the CLC.
Hair Stylists Needed: Union Gospel Mission is looking for hair stylists to volunteer on a Thursday evening once a month. If interested, email volunteer@gospelmission.ca
Pastor Carl’s Evaluation: Pastor Carl will be completing his sixth year as Lead Pastor of FGMB Church.  Personnel Committee is inviting the congregation to provide feedback for Church Council and Pastor Carl on the last three years. Feedback can be provided on paper forms available at the Family Life Centre or online through Survey Monkey:
Complete the survey or return the paper form to box 180 by April 7. 

Prayer Opportunities

A New Prayer Opportunity will be offered the 4th Sunday of each month, beginning today. There will be people willing to pray with individuals in the prayer room after each of the services, as well as individuals meeting in the prayer room during the 2nd service to pray together for the church. Anyone is welcome!
The Circle: April 7, 11:00 am in Prayer Room
A time for women desiring to connect through sharing and prayer.
Men’s Prayer Morning: the second Saturday of the month, 8:15 am at the church

Upcoming FGMB Events

Venture Next Door: Spring Break Event. March 25-29,10am-12pm
Golden Door Ministry: March 26, 7:00 pm
Women’s Brunch: 10 am-12pm April 13th Farmhouse Cafe in Rosenort, Pre-ordering will be required for this morning and space is limited to 30 people. Watch for the sign-up available March 24th, 31st and April 7th!

Women's Events

MOM’s Program: Resumes in Fall
FGMB Women’s Blog site: https://fgmbwm.wordpress.com

Life Groups

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 through the church office at info@fgmb.ca.
The Bridge: Wednesdays 7:00 pm April 3- May 6 in the Heritage Room

Seniors Events

Seniors COFFEE: Friday, March 29—10:00 a.m.
Seniors EVENT: Friday, April 12. Reg Klassen, Superintendent of the Frontier School Division. Reconciliation and the Challenge of Indigenous Education. 

Winnipeg & Area Events Information

Recovery of Hope is looking for additional part-time counselling therapists for locations in Winnipeg, Winkler and Steinbach. Counsellors with a Master’s degree and membership in a professional counselling association are welcome to visit our website for more information or email brad@recoveryofhope.ca.
You are invited to hear Dr Gordon Neufeld (author of Hold on to Your Kids) on Thursday, April 11 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm for a presentation titled “Raising Children in the Digital Age.”  The presentation will be at Ecole Charleswood School in Winnipeg and tickets are available online at: edenhealthcare.ca.  Early bird tickets are $25/person until March 31.

Donwood Manor is expanding its team and looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic individual for the full-time position of Administrative Clerk. Benefits and Pension provided. Please apply online to career@donwoodmanor.org

Living Bible Explorers: An Inner-city children, youth and family ministry in searching for ministry minded individuals to serve in Winnipeg’s inner city: Bookkeepers, Food Services Manager, Fleet & and Facilities Manager, In-city Program Directors, Wilderness Program Director, Volunteer Care Coordinator. Contact website for more information: www.livingbibleexplorers.com or 204-786-8667

Simonhouse Bible Camp: Consider serving with us this summer! Serving the families of rural and remote communities in Northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Apply online today at simonhouse.ca

CMU Information

CMU’s Open House: March 26 Drop in 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM at Marpeck Commons, 2299 Grant Ave. Check out Information Booths or join tours, classes, concerts and chapel. Connect with faculty and staff and learn about many opportunities offered at CMU.

Spring at CMU:  Thursday, Apr. 4 Enjoy music by the CMU Singers; learn about the impact of the CMU learning community for students; and be part of the 2019 PAX Award presentation to Rudy Wiebe, recognizing a lifetime of reflection and writing on issues related to reconciliation and peacebuilding. Contact Julie Derksen at j.derksen@cmu.ca to reserve a seat.

Generous Dissent: Nonviolent Activism and Resistance: June 17-21 with Emily Welty at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding. For more information, go to csop.cmu.ca or email csop@cmu.ca. Apply by Apr. 1 to avoid late fees.

Outtatown Graduation: Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 PM at the CMU Loewen Athletic Centre

Why/story/poem?: April 4, 4:00 PM at MHC Gallery, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. A reading and discussion of narrative poetry with Winnipeg poets Lori Cayer, Sarah Klassen, and John Weier.

Book Launch of Necessary Idealism: A History of Westgate Mennonite Collegiate: April 7, 2:00 PM at Westgate Mennonite Collegiate. Come hear author Janice Thiessen reflect on her careful historical examination of the school.

Online registration is now open for CMU Blazers Summer Sports Camps 2019!
Aug. 12-16: Youth (grades 8-10) volleyball and basketball camps
Aug. 19-23: 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

MCC Information

Sixpointeight Peacebuilding Conference: April 29 at CMU High school students will hear stories of reconciliation, finding refuge in Canada and the reality of poverty and homelessness. Find out more at cmu.ca/sixpointeight

Intern with MCC: MCC is hiring a part-time research intern to work for the Planning, Learning and Disaster Response department. May fill some university’s practicum requirements. See website for more details. Applications are due March 29.

Manitobans for Bill C-262: March 26, 7:00 PM, Marpeck Commons Join MCC Manitoba at Manitobans for Bill C-262; Supporting
Indigenous Human Rights.

Work with MCC: MCC is hiring an HRIS Analyst and an interim SOOP and Summerbridge Coordinator. See their website for more details.

Last Week's Information

Child Dedication Service April 7 If interested please contact the church office.

Venture Next Door Spring Break Event March 25-29, 10am-12pm
Kids & adults, families needed to volunteer and join the fun with our apartment neighbours! Looking for adults to lead activities with moms/parents. Contact Neena at neenahuebert@gmail.com, or sign up at the Church Life Centre.

Simonhouse Bible Camp is in need of an Admin Assistant starting end of April, and a Counsellor-in-Training Director end of May. Prayerfully consider if you or someone you know would be a good fit for these positions. Contact info@simonhouse.ca for more info.

The Upcoming Week at FGMB

March 24-30th

March 24, 2019

Worship Gatherings

9:15 & 11:00

Sunday Worship Gathering

The King is Here
Welcome & Community Life
Call To Worship
Come Now is the Time to Worship
Trust in You
Holy Spirit
Offering: Your Glory/Nothing but the Blood
Scripture: Genesis 2:15, Eccl. 2:18-26, 1 Thess. 4:11
Message: Physical Labour
Prayer of Dedication 
I Need Thee Every Hour- WT 145

Leaders: Markus Stahl, Cailey Wieler & Laurel Wiebe
Speaker: Pastor Carl Heppner Music & Tech: Jordan Sawatsky, Ernie Thiessen, Wayne Wieler & Eric Klassen
Visuals: Candace Wylie, Tia Friesen & Congregation

Sunday Morning Happenings

Quilt Tying: Throughout the morning there is opportunity to participate in “Physical Labour.” Come tie a know and say a prayer for the recipient of the quilt (available in sanctuary and upper foyer).

9:15 a.m. Junior & Senior Youth Sunday School

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 Sunday School: Pierre Gilbert OT Prophets pt.2
11:00 a.m. Supervised Nursery

7:30 p.m. College & Career Sunday School: at the church

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Men’s Night Out: 8:00 – 9:30 pm Basketball


Kids Club: No Clubs – Spring Break
Women’s Bible Study: Resumes in Winter


MOMs Program: Resumes in Fall
The Bridge: 7:00 p.m. in the Heritage Room


English Conversation: 1:15 – 3:00 pm in the Heritage Room
College & Career: 7:00 pm Amazing Race


Seniors  COFFEE: 10:00 am
Adult PickleBall:  10:00 am
Youth: No Youth – Spring Break