Upcoming Worship Services

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

November 18 Micah (Micah 5:2-5a; 6:6-8 Matthew 9:13) Susan Allison-Jones
November 25 Jeremiah's Temple Sermon (Jeremiah 1:4-10;7:1-11 Matthew 21:12-13) Susan Allison-Jones
December 2 Advent 1 Keep Watch: The light is coming!
(Habakkuk 1:1-4;2:1-4;3:17-19 Matthew 26:36-38)
Susan Allison-Jones
December 9 Advent 2 Keep Watch: Light for the People
(Esther 4:1-17 Matthew 5:13-16)
Susan Allison-Jones
December 16 Advent 3 Keep Watch: Light for Justice
(Isaiah 42:1-9 Matthew 12:15-21)
Bob Thaler
December 23 Advent 4 Keep Watch: Light Shining in Darkness
(Matthew 1:18-25 psalm 95:6-7)
November 18 Annual Meeting
November 25 Creation Care Susan Allison-Jones


November 18 Annual Meeting & Pizza Lunch 11:00 a. m.
November 20 Girls Club 7:00 p. m.
November 26 Mindfull Movement 6:30 p. m.
November 27 Kitchen Table 12:00 noon
November 29 Gathering Worship Band 7:30 p. m.
December 8 Chrisstmas Breakfast 8:30 a. m.

Congregational Notes

Monday, December 3rd

Wilmot and Shantz Church are cutting wipes at the Thrift shop. Our numbers are fewer so please come if you are able. Thanks.

Christmas Breakfast

Will be held at 8.30 a. m. at the Schmidtsville Restaurant, Wellesley, on Saturday, December 8th . A sign-up sheet will be placed on the bulletin board. Cost: $13.00 each and includes gratuity.

Hidden Acres thanks us for our donation to the Single Moms Camp. The children enjoyed a camp experience while the moms met with other moms in similar situations. Our contribution was greatly appreciated and vital to the program’s success. Our dollars supported one mother and her children to attend the camp.

The Gathering Worship Band

will lead us in worship next Sunday, November 25. The following Sunday Menno Youth Singers will be with us.

Ladies, we received a survey from WMCEC (Women of Mennonite Church Eastern Canada. If you have some thoughts about the future of WMCEC please take some time to fill out the survey found in an online version emailed out on Wednesday. If you do not have email, there are a few copies on the table in the foyer. Completed surveys can be put it in Valerie’s mailbox.


Upcoming Lunch and Listen events

Bring your own lunch and join us in the community room at 50 Kent St. Can't be there in person? Watch online! More info at mcco.ca/events .
November 20 - The Power of Restorative Justice with Ray and Vi Donovan

SAWW (Suicide Awareness Wilmot Wellesley)

SAWW is hosting a Mental Health Awareness Breakfast at Steinmann Mennonite Church Wed. November 21 9 to-11:00 a. m., with Speaker Scott Founder, The Collateral Damage Project. Tickets – $30:00 are available through Eventbrite or call ICC at 519-662-3092. “Our work is not just about saving lives, it’s about helping people feel that their lives are worth living."

Celtic Frontier Christmas with The Fair Wind

Sunday, November 25, 2:30 p.m. at Detweiler Meeting House Featuring traditional folk music of England, Ireland, Scotland and Celtic music that can be found in early Canadian and American music. More information: Sam Steiner, 519-884-1040 .

Tree Lighting Ceremony in New Hamburg

The Lions and Lioness Clubs’ 35th Tree of Light ceremony takes place on November 30 at 6:30 pm beside the Centennial Fountain. Proceeds are donated back to the community.

Make-A-Difference Market

December 1, 10 a.m.-4 p. m. Enjoy fair trade vendors, food, and music, with proceeds going to Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support! The event takes place at Conrad Grebel University College. For more info. find us on Facebook @MakeADifferenceMarket or email

Make-A-Difference Market

December 1, 10am-4pm. Enjoy fair trade vendors, food, and music, with proceeds going to Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support! The event takes place at Conrad Grebel University College. For more info find us on Facebook @MakeADifferenceMarket or email peace@grebelife.com

The Inter-Mennonite Children’s Choir

Christmas concert will take place on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 3:00 p. m, at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church. Tickets are $10 each, $5 for children (5 to 18) and will be available at the door or from a chorister.

Syrian Bazaar Fundraiser VI

11 a. m. - 5 p. .m, Friday, December 7 at 50 Kent Ave, Kitchener, N2G 3R1 Come out and enjoy delicious Syrian food and sweets. Hosted by ShamRose for Syrian Culture and Mennonite Central Committee, with the support of Stirling Mennonite Church. All proceeds go to MCC's work in Syria.

Sunday, December 9, 7:30 p. m. (doors open at 7:00)

Steinmann Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall. Area Mennonite Churches Joint Christmas Choir Concert featuring 5 church choirs, mass choir, instrumentalists and carol singing. Freewill offering for Rohingya Refugee Crisis project of Mennonite Central Committee.

Dickens Christmas Carol

A Dickens Christmas Carol will be held on Thursday December 13 at 7:00 p. m. at Zion United Church in New Hamburg. Listen to the story, sing carols, hear special music and enjoy refreshments. Please come and join us!

Menno Youth Singers Christmas Concert

Mannheim Mennonite Church on Friday, December 14, 2018 ~ p. m. Come join our choir in celebrating Christ's birth through song.

Shalom Counselling Services

Shalom’s Counselling is seeking donations for its Care Fund which provides subsidies for clients who cannot cover the cost of services. If you would like to donate see the letter on the missions board.

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