Bulletin for January 26, 2014

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

Enrichment Coordinator:  Rebecca Steiner  (Office hours:  Tuesday 9:30-11:30)


Sunday School:  10:00am

Worship: 11:00am



Sunday, January 26, 2014






  Church Retreat - Plans are underway for the annual church retreat at Camp Kahquah. It will be the weekend of February 22nd/23rd. Everyone is welcome. Please mark your calendars.  


Today:  "A Humdinger" Rendez-Vous:  Annual Program Meeting & "Making Sunday Happen"  Meeting & soup lunch after the service.   Council will share the annual program report and Worship Committee will present results from the worship survey. Come ready to vote, talk about communion, and make some inquiries about moving forward in the New Year - towards more enriched, engaged worship and program life. This meeting is for all!




Walking in the Light as People of Hope






Call to Worship

Opening Songs




Psalm 56

Prayer of Confession

John 12:27-36

Storytelling - Eugene (Update on our Giving)






Song of Response


Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Enrichment Coordinator Role





Sending Song


Feb. 17, 2014 Hidden Acres, 10:00am-3:30pm – a fun and relaxing day with your family. Come enjoy many free indoor and outdoor activities including sledding, skating, pretzel-making, crafts, ping-pong, a campfire, roasting bannock and much more! Please bring your own outdoor equipment. Some activities are weather dependent. Enjoy a hot lunch for $2/person or bring a bagged lunch (peanut-free). RSVP for this event by emailing info@hiddenacres.ca or calling (519) 625-8602. Please let us know if you are bringing your own lunch or choosing the Hidden Acres lunch.

SAVE THE DATE: Sat, March 22, 9:30 am. Volunteer Appreciation Brunch and Consultation. Toronto Mennonite Festival / Black Creek MCC Sale. At Rouge Valley Mennonite Church.


Day Apart Retreat, Wed.  February 5, 2014, 9 am to 3 pm, Retreat Leader:  Patricia Wagler.  Theme:  Walking as a Pilgrim.  Location:  W-K Mennonite Church (15 George St. Waterloo) Bring a bag lunch, journal, etc.  Register at mennospiritdir@gmail.com or by calling 519.884.1040.  

March Open House at Conrad Grebel University College:  Students! Are you interested in the University of Waterloo? The residence at Grebel is for students attending the uWaterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University. Stop by to take a tour of the building, see the famous sky-bunks, feel the community atmosphere, and taste a home-cooked meal. Contact Rebecca Gibbins at 519-885-0220 x24264 or infocguc@uwaterloo.ca for more information. grebel.ca/visit

YOU & MCC - doing good things!  Come be a part of the team at MCC! We are looking for a Human Resources Assistant and 3 persons for leadership positions (Associate DirectorRevenue Development Director and Financial Controller). More info atserve.mcc.org 


Be a seed of change in Haiti!  MCC has been working in Haiti since 1958 with a significant focus on reforestation. You can support this important work and be a seed of change in Haiti with the Trees of Hope learning tour June 20-30, 2014 . For more information and to register visit mcco.ca/treesofhope.


Serving and Learning Together (SALT)  Do you love music and enjoying teaching young children? Perhaps this SALT position Keyboard Tutor & Youth Choir Facilitator in Bolivia is for you! For more info and other assignments go to salt.mcc.org.


 Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) is looking for 2 certified electricians, for a two week commitment in mid-February, to join a team in retrofitting housing in First Nations communities in Ontario’s Far North. All expenses will be covered.  MDS is partnering with MCC Ontario in this initiative.  Please contact Lyndsay Mollins Koene at 705-264-2494 or lyndsaymk@mennonitecc.on.ca if interested.







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