WILMOT MENNONITE CHURCH

COME WORSHIP WITH US!

Upcoming Worship Services

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

September 15 Isaac Born to Sarah Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7, Mark 10:27 Susan Allison-Jones
September 22 Jacob Wrestles God (Genesis 21:9-13, 22-30, Mark 14:32-36) Susan Allison-Jones
September 29 Moses and God's Name (Exodus 1:8-14, 3:1-15, Mark 12:26-27a) Susan Allison-Jones
FORMATION HOUR
Fire by Night: FINDING GOD in the pages of the OLD TESTAMENT by Melissa Florer-Bixler.
September 15 Chapter 2 & 3 God of Neighbours & Victims Susan Allison-Jones
September 22 Chapter 4 God of Memory Bob Thaler

UPCOMING EVENTS AT WILMOT

September 17 Mat Weaving 9:00 a. m.
September 17 Quilting 9:00 a. m.
September 22 90th Birthday Celebration for Doris Duncan 11:00 a. m.
September 22 Forest Church 1:30 p. m.
September 23 Mindful Movement 6:30 p. m.
September 24 Mat Weaving 9:00 a. m.
September 24 Quilting 9:00 a. m.
September 24 The Kitchen Table 12:00 noon
September 29 Campfire at Weber's 6:30 p. m.
October 1 Mat Weaving 9:00 a. m.
October 1 Quilting 9:00 a. m.
October 2 Pastoral Care Team Meeting 2:00 p. m.
October 6 Milestones Celebration 11:15 a. m.
October 8 Mat Weaving 9:00 a. m.
October 8 Quilting 9:00 a. m.
October 15 Mat Weaving 9:00 a. m.
October 15 Quilting 9:00 a. m.
October 22 Mat Weaving 9:00 a. m.
October 22 Quilting 9:00 a. m.
October 29 Mat Weaving 9:00 a. m.
October 29 Quilting 9:00 a. m.
November 3 Annual Meeting 11:00 a. m.



Congregational Notes

Wilmot Forest Church

Forest Church is coming to Wilmot Township! Come worship in the beauty of God's creation every third Sunday of the month. Meet in the parking lot of Wilmot Mennonite Church (#2995 Bleams Road) on Sunday, September 22 at 1:30 p. m. This is a wonderful opportunity forvpersons who desire to deepen their connection with Creator and Creation. Come dressed for the weather conditions. For more information on what you can expect check out https://burningbushforestchurch.weebly.com/

Forest Church is being sponsored through the funds being returned to Wilmot from Hidden Acres. There are some flyers on the table in the foyer to give to people who might be interested in this worship

experience.

The last campfire for the season

will be on Sunday evening, Sept 29th at 6:30 p. m. at Dale and Bruce’s. (4692 Rd 106) There may be some performed songs by the Webers to start the evening, followed by hymns, and other campfire songs. Bring along a brown/blue hymnal if you can. Hot apple cider will be available - bring a bowl of popcorn with your favorite seasoning on to share! Feel free to invite a friend! (Event will be canceled if the weather is not suitable.)


Please join us for Mat Weaving and Quilting every Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.


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.



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.

September coffee money will go to the Resource Center to purchase needed food items./p>


What are you doing December 7th, 2019?

A group reservation has been made to see Crooner Christmas at 2 p. m. at the Drayton Festival Theatre. “Get into the holiday spirit with a swingin’ yuletide concert packed with Festive crooner hits made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby and more.” To help us make plans please sign the sheet on the bulletin board if you wish tickets. Tickets are $35. No money is needed at this point and signing the sheet is not a firm commitment to go. Group transportation will be arranged.

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.


Peace Week 2019 What role will you play in advancing peace? From September 16 to 22, Conrad Grebel University College invites you to attend the many peace-related initiatives or events hosted in the KW community. Go to uwaterloo.ca/peace-week to learn more about how you can get involved.

MEDA participating in Doors Open Waterloo Region

on September 21. Visit them at 595 Parkside Drive, Suite 2 Between 10 a. m. and 5 p..m.Guided tours are offered from 1 to 3 p.m., with an open-house format the rest of the day. Panel discussion at 12:30 p.. m.. on gender equality and fnvironmental sustainability in international economic development.


MCC Save the date!

  • Saturday, September 21, MCC Ontario is participating in Doors Open Waterloo Region 2019.
  • Monday, September 23, The MCC Ontario Annual General Meeting 50 Kent Ave,
  • Saturday, November 16, MCC Ontario's annual Peace Conference at Bethany Community Church in St. Catharines.

    Join us in "holding the hope" at 10,000 Steps for Mental Health

    Each of us knows someone who is struggling, and holding the hopeduring this time is so important. Come “hold the hope” at 10,000 Steps for Mental Health, on Saturday September 21st, 2019. Whether youcome on your own, with your family, a friend, your small group, or your book club, this is an opportunity to make a huge statement of support for those who suffer, to reduce stigma, and to hold the hope for those in despair. More info at shalomcounselling.org/hope or by calling (519) 886-6960.


    Tri-County Mennonite Homes 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 7:00 p. m. at Cassel Mennonite Church We look forward to sharing fellowship & refreshments after the meeting. If you have any questions or you would like to register your name in advance, please contact Mary Flynn-Carey TCMH’s at 519-662-2718 ext 5103


    RINGING THE BELLS – A CALL TO HOPE AND ACTION

    Friday, September 27, at 11:30 a. m. - 2 p. m.

    .Churches in the region will ring their church bells to proclaim the presence of our Christian faith and hope while calling all people to awareness of the danger to Creation. It will also coincide with a special event that is part of the worldwide “ Global Climate Strike” in which millions will gather to call for emergency action to avoid climate breakdown. You and your families are invited to attend this event in Waterloo Town Square. It will include Indigenous drumming and singing, the ringing of church bells, music, speakers, and a variety of other activities . To follow the local Global Climate Strike initiative, please visit www.facebook.com/events


    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..


    MCC Save the date!

  • Saturday, September 21, MCC Ontario is participating in Doors Open Waterloo Region 2019.
  • Monday, September 23, The MCC Ontario Annual General Meeting 50 Kent Ave,
  • Saturday, November 16, MCC Ontario's annual Peace Conference at Bethany Community Church in St. Catharines.

     
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