Upcoming Worship Services

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

June 17 MEDA in Myanmar Byron Shantz
June 24 Practicing Faith (Psalm 63, Matthew 6: 9-25, 33) Susan Allison-Jones
July 1 Interfaith Service at New Hamburg Grandstand
July 8 Tuning In (Exodus 3:1-21, Matthew 6: 7-15
At Nithview Home at 10:30 a. m.
Susan Allison-Jones
une 17 MEDA Dean Shoemaker
une 24 No Formation Hour - beginning of summer schedule


June 20 Pastoral Care Ministry Team 7:00 p. m.
June 22 Tea at Castle Kilbride 1:30 p. m.
June 26 The Kitchen Table 1:30 p. m.
July 1 Service at New Hamburg Grandstand 1:30 p. m.

Congregational Notes:

A word from Christine Gingerich

A word from Christine Gingerich, speaker at the May Kitchen Table: "It was such a pleasure to be with you on May 29th. I not only enjoyed meeting so many welcoming people, but I was so very encouraged to hear your personal stories and wellness journey's that are already happening. How exciting to see so many seniors who are keen and interested. Way to go!"

Summer Worship Series: Practicing Faith

This series, written by Alissa Bender, pastor at Hamilton Mennonite Church, focuses on some of the spiritual practices that draw us into a living relationship with God. Topics will include: Prayer, Gratitude, Reaching Out Reaching In, Spiritual Companions, Scripture Study, Fasting and Celebrating. We look forward to delving into what it means to practice our faith in our daily lives.

Coffee Time

Coffee Hour money for June will continue to go to support a mom and her children at Hidden Acres Single Mom's camp. $300.35 has been collected so far.

Wilmot Ignited Churches

Wilmot Ingnted Churches will worship together on the Sunday's of the long weekends this summer.
July 1st ---At the Interfaith Service at Canada Day Celebrations in New Hamburg (Wilmot)
Aug 5th -- At St. Agatha
Sept 2nd --At Mannheim

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed We have several key leadership positions that should be filled this year. Prayerfully consider these positions and nominate yourself or another person. Please put filled sheets in Susan's box next Sunday, June 24.

Tea at Castle Kilbride

We have booked the afternoon Tea at Castle Kilbride on Friday, June 22 at 1 :30 p. m. Dust off your pearls and enjoy a fully guided tour of the historic home. Afterward, enjoy lemon chiffon tea paired with a tray sweets and cucumber sandwiches. All enjoyed on the front lawn of historic Castle Kilbride. The cost is $15. Friends are welcome! Please see Mary Gingerich for tickets.

Amish Love and Forgiveness Walter's Theatre

We have secured 12 seats for the Matinwee Meal and Show on June 23rd. If you wish to go please sign the sheet on the bulletin board. The cost is $74 per person.


World Refugee Day - June 20

June 20 is the day the world commemorates the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. On June 20, pray for the 22.5 million refugees worldwide.

Family Camping Weekend at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp.

June 29th - July 15th - This is a great weekend to enjoy God's beautiful creation with family and friends. Campsites for tents, trailers or RV's available on a first come-first served basis, cabins available by reservation. For more information, please visit www.hiddenacres.ca. or for information email or call 519-625-8602.

Annual Chicken BBQ and Pie Auction at Hidden Acres

Tuesday, June 12 at 5:00 -7:30 p. m. Advance tickets only, from Nate Gingerich or email or see the poster in the foyer.

"Belonging in the Body" - Generous Space Film Night at Erb St Mennonite Church, June 13, 7:30 p. m. Join Generous Space (in collaboration with Pastors in Exile) for a screening of this documentary exploring the experiences of Trans Christians. The film will be followed by a panel conversation. The trailer is available at: here.

Nukes and the Nobel

A Conversation with 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient and World-renowned Nuclear Ban Advocate Setsuko Thurlow. Wednesday, June 13 at 7:30pm, in the Conrad Grebel University College Great Hall. A reception will precede the event from 6:45 p. m. to 7: 15 p. m. in the Grebel Atrium. Admission is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. go to website.

Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario Spring Annual Meeting

will be held Saturday, June 16 at 2:00 pm, in the Great Hall at Conrad Grebel University College. Following our annual meeting, Dr. Aileen Friesen will speak on the topic "Searching for an identity: Mennonites in Revoluntionary Russia". For more information check our website at: Click hereor contact Bethany Leis at 519-568-8086.

Detweiler Meeting House Concerts

3445 Roseville Road, Roseville.
Cost - A freewill offering in support of Meetinghouse operations.
Sunday, June 24th at,2:30 p. m. The Fair Wind sings and plays acoustically, the traditional music of England, Ireland and Scotland. They treat listeners to traditional songs, jigs, and reels, mined from the rich heritage of the British Isles and Ireland ..
Sunday, July 22,2:30 p. m, "Folk and Gospel Songs" led by Mike and Diana Erb (Twas Now), with group singing.

An Investment for you. Bonus Interest for your church!

Kindred Crdit Union offers you a unique way to invest through Curch Buillder GICs. You invest in a guaranteed investment certificat (GIC) that earns a competitive interest rate and in return, donates an additional o.25% interest to the church of your choice.
If you are interested in investing, please contact Kindred before June 29 and consider naming Wilmot Mennonite Church as the recipient. For more information call your local branch or go online

Tri-County Mennonite Homes

will be celebrating our 50th Anniversary this year and a week of celebration is being planned for September 16 to 22, 2018. Mark the date in your calendar.

Community Gardening Kits

Help MCC raise funds to send supplies and site-appropriate seeds to nine communities in Northern Ontario where the cost and availability of food is a serious issue. More info at mcco.ca/gardening-kits.

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