WILMOT MENNONITE CHURCH

COME WORSHIP WITH US!

Upcoming Worship Services

All Worship at Wilmot - 9:45 a. m.

(unless otherwise indicated)

October 13 Thanksgiving Ruth ( Ruth 1:1-17, Mark 3:33-35)
October 20 David Anointed King ( 2Samuel 5:1-5, 6:1-5, Psalm 150, Mark 11:8-10)
October 27 Kingdom Divided (1 Kings 12:1-17,25-29, Mark 10:42-45)
FORMATION HOUR
Fire by Night: FINDING GOD in the pages of the OLD TESTAMENT by Melissa Florer-Bixler.
October 13 Thanksgiving - No Formation Hour
October 20 Fire by Night - Chapter 7
October 27 Fire by Night - Chapter 8 & 9

UPCOMING EVENTS AT WILMOT

October 15/td> Baden Girl's Club 7:00 p. m\
October 15 Mat Weaving & Quilting 9:00 a. m.
October 20 Forest Church 1:30 p. m.
October 21 Mindful Movement 6:30 p. m.
October 22 Mat Weaving & Quilting 9:00 a. m.
October 29 Mat Weaving & Quilting 9:00 a. m.
October 29 The Kitchen Table 9:00 a. m.
November 1-3 Reading the Bible with Byrn Moyer Suderman
November 3 Annual Meeting 11:00 a. m.
November 5 Mat Weaving & Quilting 9:00 a. m.
November 12 Mat Weaving & Quilting 9:00 a. m.
November 19 Mat Weaving & Quilting 9:00 a. m.
November 26 Mat Weaving & Quilting 9:00 a. m.



Congregational Notes

There is a directory in the foyer. Please check your contact information to be sure it is current. It will be included with the Annual Report. Thank you.

The Volunteer Gift Use List is in the foyer. If you do not wish to remain on a committee, please cross off your name. Otherwise we will consider you to be willing to help as in the past.

Wilmot Forest Church

Forest Church will be meeting on Sunday, October 20, 1:30 p.m. at Petersburg Crown Land Trail just south of Highway 7-8 on the east side of Queens Rd. It will be an Autumn Holy Hike. This site is not friendly for those with accessibility issues. We have received feedback about this and will work on more accessible sites in the future. Unfortunately, this is the location that has been advertised making it difficult to change it.
information on what you can expect check out https://burningbushforestchurch.weebly.com/


You are invited

to join us to celebrate the 60th anniversary for Harold and Darlene Culp on Sunday October 13 from 3 to 5 p. m. at Parkwood Mennonite Suites, 720 New Hampshire Street, Waterloo Ontario. Please enter at the Parkwood Suites entrance.
Best Wishes only, please.


ANNUAL MEETING

The Annual Meeting is set for November 3. In order to have the reports finished and in your mailboxes by October 20, anyone who is going to submit a report, please email it to the office by October 3.


Wilmot Ignited:

We are invited to attend events sponsored by Wilmot Ignited Churches.

The Livingroom

is a support group for those who have mental health challenges. The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at Mannheim Mennonite Church. If you know of someone who struggles with mental health, encourage them to attend.


Soul Garden

is a new initiative at Mannheim Mennonite Church and is for all who wish to explore and deepen their spirituality and experience of the Sacred. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month. The next meeting is Tuesday November 12, 2019 at 7 p. m. at Mannheim.


“Reading the Bible” with Bryan Moyer Suderman.

November 1 to 3 Wilmot Ignited Churches are sponsoring “Reading the Bible” with Bryan Moyer Suderman. There will be a concert for all ages on Friday evening at St. Agatha Mennonite Church. The Reading the Bible all day workshop will be here at Wilmot on Saturday. Those who participate in the Saturday workshop are welcome to attend a joint worship service at Nith Valley Mennonite Church. Please note however, there will be a worship service here at Wilmot on November 3rd followed by our annual meeting. More detailed information tocome.


Really Retro CROONER Christmas musical

Get in the holiday spirit with a swingin' yuletide concert packed with festive crooner hits made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby and many more! Join other members of Wilmot and attend a Really Retro CROONER Christmas musical presentation at Drayton Festival Theatre on Saturday, December 7 at 2 p. m. The cost will be approximately $60 for the concert and lunch. We will carpool from Wilmot. Please sign up on the front bulletin board before October 27 if you wish to reserve tickets.

IN THE BROADER CHURCH & COMMUNITY

The Wilmot Family Resource Centre Foodbank

is currently in need of the following food items: juice boxes (100% juice), cereal, applesauce, fruit cups, granola bars, peanut butter, canned fruits & vegetables, pasta sauce, canned tomatoes If you bring items to the church we will deliver them to the resource center.


The Mennoite Story

in St. Jacobs is celebrating 40 years. Over 1 million people have heard about the history and culture of Mennonites since the center opened in 1979. You are invited to a fundraising breakfast with guest John Ruth in celebration of this milestone. Saturday, September 28 from 8 to -11 a. m. at Waterloo North Mennonite Church. Tickets available at The Mennonite Story 519-664-3518 for $30.00.


A Mile in my Moccasins: A moccasin making workshop

Friday, October 18, 12 p. m. to 5:30 p. m. at 50 Kent Ave, Kitchener
www.facebook.com/events/ Saturday, October 19, 9:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. at 50 Kent Ave, Kitchener. A moccasin making workshop with traditional knowledge passed down form a line of Cree Elders, featuring the teachings of Madelaine Kioke. Moccasin kit, lunch and refreshments are included in the registration fee. Go to for more info and to register.


Empty Bowls for Haiti

Saturday, October 19 at Steinmann Mennonite Church, 1316 Snyder's Rd W, Baden. Potters donate the bowls, local restaurants and organizations donate the soup and you keep the bowl! This event supports MCC Ontario and its commitment to sustainable change in Haiti. For more info, go to mcco.ca/empty-bowls-haiti.


MCEC Multi-Culture Worship and MCEC Mission Celebration

Bless Brian Bauman, Mission Minister, as he retires. Saturday, October 26, 2019 at First Mennonite Church, Kitchener at 3:00 p.m. - Celebration followed by a Potluck Join in multi-cultural worship in many languages: English, Tamil, Lao, Spanish, Hmong and more. This is also your opportunity to celebrate with, and bless Brian Bauman as he retires from official ministry with MCEC.


The Valleyview Male Chorus

Is singing at Steinmann Mennonite Church on Sunday, November 10, at 7 p. m. Enjoy a Peace Sunday concert with a variety of musical pieces both old and new. Freewill offering in support of the choir and Mennonite Central Committee’s Peace and Justice programs.



 
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