Upcoming Worship Services

Start time is 9:45 a. m. onless otherwise noted
September 27 God Works through Joseph (Genesis 37:3-8,17b-22,26-34,50:15-21, Luke 6:35) Susan Allison-Jones
October 4 Promise of Passover (Exodus 12:1-13, 13:1-8, Luke 22:14-20) Susan Allison=Jones
October 11 Golden Calf ( Exodus 32:1-14, Luke 23:34 ) Susan Allison-Jones
October 18 God Answers Hannah ( 1Samuel 1:9-11,19-20,2:1-10, Luke 1:46-55) Ruth Boehm
October 25 God's Promise to David (2Samuel 7:1-17, Luke 1:30-33) Susan Allison-Jones

Upcoming Events

September 28 7:00 to
8:00 p. m.
Mindful Movement
September 29 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
October 3 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
October 10 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
October 17 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
October 24 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
November 3 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
November 8 Annual Meeting

Congregation Notes

MPORTANT NOTICE: The start time for our worship service is being changed to 10:00 am. beginning next Sunday, October 4. Next Sunday is World Communion Sunday. We will be celebrating communion as part of our worship service.

Bible Study

Two Biblical Scholars have written books on the Pandemic.
Virus as a Summons to Faith: Biblical Reflections in a Time of Loss, Grief and Anxiety by Walter Brueggemann and
God and the Pandemic: A Christian Reflection on the Coronavirus and Its Aftermath by NT Wright.
After Thanksgiving we will begin a study using these books. You will not need to have read the books to join the study. However, if you wish to purchase a copy of either book, talk to Susan Allison-Jones.

New Books in the Library

Love Bears All Things by Beth Wiseman
Seek Me with All Your Heart byBeth Wiseman
The Alliance by Jolina Petersheim
Angel Sister by Ann H. Gabhart
Miracles from Heaven by Christy Wilson Beam
Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth
Flame in the Night by Heather Munn

From our Treasurer

Thank you for your continued donations to Wilmot. If you need to make arrangements for pick-up or delivery, please contact Lia at 519-634-9690

Beyond the Congregation

An Online Story-Telling Series 2020-2021 (MCEC)

An online story-telling series centred on covenants made, broken and renewed between peoples on this land that Settlers named Canada. September 23 at 7 pm with Henry Myeengun. Myeengun is Manager/Counsellor of Be-Dah-Bin Gamik, Indigenous services at Conestoga College and former Chief of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation. He created an Indigenous studies course called “A first nations experience” and practices Indigenous ceremonies and language. To register go to https://mcec.ca/programs/truth-and-reconciliation

Noon Hour Recitals - Conrad Grebel University College

Enjoy noon hour recitals by professional musicians from the comfort of home. Music, creativity and connections are increasingly important in our new socially distanced reality. Noon Hour Concert @Home continues the Grebel and UWaterloo Music Department trad ition of providing professional musicians space to share their work, and supporting our communities through conversations and music. Starting September 23, through to November 25, recitals and interviews with professional musicians filmed specifically for this series will premiere on the Grebel Youtube Channel at 12:30 p. m. most Wednesdays. The series is free, and no registration is required. Simply subscribe to the Grebel YouTube channel for notifications, or follow the Grebel Facebook page for weekly reminders. For more information : click here.

Wilmot Family Resource Centre’s

26th ANNUAL ‘A Taste of’ POOR BOY’S LUNCHEON ‘Kit’ Style!

Thursday, September 24, 2020

New Hamburg Community Centre (251 Jacob St.)
Tickets: $10/Kit (one kit contains a variety of locally sourced foods for one person’s enjoyment)
Curbside Pickup Times: 11:00 am to 1:30 pm & 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Order by: email info@wilmotfamilyresourcecentre.ca or phone 519-662-2731
Pay by: cheque or cash ( exact amount; no change )

Empty Bowls for Haiti

Ontario potters donate the bowls, local restaurants and organizations donate the soup and you keep the bowl! This annual event has a different format this year. Learn more and reserve your bowl to support sustainable change in Haiti at mcco.ca/events.

Mennonite World Conference

The Executive Committee for Mennonite World Conference has agreed to postpone the global Assembly planned for Indonesia until 2022 upon recommendation of the National Advisory Committee of the host country. Timing and venue will remain the same.

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