Bulletin for October 20, 2013

Community Mennonite Church

 Parkview Village Auditorium, 12184 Ninth Line, Stouffville

Our Mission: To be a growing Christian community seeking to love God and God's creation, our neighbours and ourselves.


Pastor:  Cameron Kaufman-Frey 905 640 9730


Worship: 10:00am

Christian Formation:  11:15



Sunday, October 20, 2013





MYF Harvest Supper Fundraiser:  The MYF would like to invite everyone to our annual Harvest Supper fundraiser at Wideman Mennonite Church on Friday, October 25 at 6:00 pm. Funds will be used to support MYF activities, including a service project being planned for March 2014. Come and bring your friends!


Christmas Show and Sale at Wideman:  There will be a Christmas Show and Sale at Wideman Mennonite Church on Saturday, November 16th,from 9-2pm.  Please email Milissa Fortier at milissaifortier@rogers.blackberry.net if you are interested in getting a table.  Please respond by November 9th.

Open House at the New 50 Kent :  November 9, 3-5 pm, 50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener.  Join us directly after our day at Rockway Mennonite for an Open House at the NEW 50 Kent. Help us celebrate the new building with tours, cake and refreshments. Service of blessing at 3:30 pm.  For more info go to mcco.ca/openhouse


Saturday, November 16, 2013 - Ed Janzen, Chaplain at Conrad Grebel University College will be hosting a one day workshop in leading in worship. Whether you say a welcome and pray, song lead or scripture read, story tell, or preach it from the pulpit, this will exploring how our study of God's Word goes hand in hand with why and how we worship.  Mark your calendars!


MDS Ontario Fall 2013 Newsletter is posted on the church bulletin board




Welcome and Call to Worship

Opening Prayer

Gathering Songs





Young children are dismissed to go to nursery at this point.



Hymn of Response

Sharing of Joys and Concerns



Sending Song


From the desk of the Treasurer …


Following is a summary of our General Donations as of September 30th.  While we are slightly ahead of last year, our target for the year has increased by $4,000 so we are somewhat behind where we would like to be at this point.


Continue to remember the CMC in your giving plans for the year.

Lazarus Rising "meet new Street Pastor Aylish Chantler" dinner!

Sat. November 2, 2013, 6-9 pm Danforth Mennonite Church, 2174 Danforth Avenue, Toronto.    Speaker: Darren Pries-Klassen from Mennonite Foundation on "Leaving a Legacy of Hope". All welcome. Donation, no tickets. Call 416-423-9229 to RVSP.


Grebel 50th and TMTC Reception Monday, October 21, 2013 at 5:00 pm at Wycliffe College Sheridan Hall, 5 Hoskin Avenue.  Did you miss the 50th anniversary celebrations at Grebel this summer? Come out and meet your friends from Grebel days who live in the GTA. John Rempel will be on hand to bring a brief update on his leadership of the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre. Fred Martin, Director of Development at Grebel, will provide an update about Grebel and screen the 50th Anniversary video "Challenging Mind and Spirit: Conrad Grebel University College's first 5 decades." Complimentary refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Alison Enns at aenns@uwaterloo.ca 

MCC Ontario Fall Conference - 9 am-3 pm, November 9, 201, Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, 110 Doon Road, Kitchener:  Join us for a day of storytelling and "Sharing God's Love and Compassion" as we focus on Syria and Aboriginal neighbours.  mcco.ca/fallconference2013

Employment Opportunity: Mennonite Foundation of Canada has an opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant in its Winnipeg office. This person will provide administrative support for MFC’s governance groups, MFC staff support in the areas of group insurance and CRM software, and support for MFC clients enrolled in the MFC/MSCU retirement fund program. Send resume ATTN: Rick Braun-Janzen, 12-1325 Markham Road, Wpg, MB R3T 4J6, rbjanzen@mennofoundation.ca. Application deadline is October 25, 2013, for work to begin on December 2, 2013. More information at www.mennofoundation.ca.


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