WILMOT MENNONITE CHURCH

COME WORSHIP WITH US!

Upcoming Worship Services

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

April 21 Easter (Matthew 28:1-10 Psalm 118:19-24) Susan Allison-Jones
April 28 Psalm 40 April Yamasaki
May 5 Peter's Vision (Acts 10:1-7,34-48 Matthew 9:36-37) Susan Allison-Jones
May 12 Paul's Mission (Acts 13:1-3,14:8-18 Matthew 10:40-42) Susan Allison-Jones
May 19 Wilmot Ignited Summer Worship: at Nith Valley Mennonite
FORMATION HOUR
Aprill 21 No Formation Hour
April 28 Seeking Self Care for Heart, Soul, Mind and Strength April Yamasaki
May 5 Anabaptist Story
May 12 Wilmot's Church Covenant

UPCOMING EVENTS AT WILMOT

April 23 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 23 Ladies Quilting 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 24 Pastoral Care Ministry Meeting 2:00 p. m.
April 25 Team Leaders Meeting at Lia"s 7:00 p. m.
April 30 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 30 The Kitchen Table 12:00 noon
May 1 Pastoral Care Team 2:00 p. m.
May 7 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
May 7 The Kitchen Table 12:00 noon
May 14 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
May 14 The Kitchen Table 12:00 noon
May 21 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
May 21 The Kitchen Table 12:00 noon
May 28 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
May 28 The Kitchen Table 12:00 noon
May 28 The Kitchen Table 12:00 noon
June 9 Semi-Annual Meeting 11:00 a. m.




Congregational Notes

Wilmot Ignited is made up of four congregations: Mannheim Mennonite, Nith Valley Mennonite, St. Agatha Mennonite and Wilmot. Please consider an invitation to a “Wilmot Ignited Event” as an open invitation to members of Wilmot to participate in the event.


April, May and June coffee money will go towards supporting a single mom at Hidden Acres Single Mom’s Camp. $93.70 has been collected so far.


MCEC Annual Meeting

is at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Friday, and Saturday April 26 & -27. Friday evening worship and agenda is open to non registered participants. (7 p. m.-9 p. m.)Gerald Good, Martha Smith Good and Susan Allison-Jones will be attending as our delegates.


NHMRS Fundraising Dinner on April 29 at 6:30 p. m.

There is a sign up sheet on the bulletin board in the foyer for tickets. We will collect the payment of $10 per person at a later point. Arthur and Phyllis Mann, MCC Area Directors for Southeast Asia will share stories of MCC's programs and the legacy of Agent Orange. They are based in Thailand and have also served with MCC in Laos, Egypt, Northern Sudan and Winnipeg. Joining Arthur and Phyllis will be MCC Ontario program staff sharing about local programs in the KW area.


Eggrolls Order Form

There is a sign-up sheet in the foyer for Eggrolls. The deadline for orders is April 30.

N p>The Semi-annual meeting is scheduled for Sunday, June 9 after the service.

IN THE BROADER CHURCH COMMUNITY

Detweiler Meetinghouse Needs a New Roof

A fundraising drive for $70,000 is being initiated. See the poster in the foyer for information on making a donation.


House of Friendship

House of Friendship is looking for donations to send kids to summer camp. See the letter in the foyer.


50 Kent Gardening Volunteers

Spring will soon be here and we need help to keep our gardens looking beautiful. If you enjoy gardening and have some time to spare, Ruben would like to hear from you! You can contact Ruben at email or 519-745-8458.


MEDA Breakfast Meeting

April 18 7:30 a. m. $15. at the Stone Crock, St Jacobs


Climate Change: Time for Change?

Lecture series at St George’s New Hamburg, Wednesdays, April 3,10,17, 24 from 2-4 p.m.
$20 for the entire series or $6 at the door
Register at online or call 519-662-3450 See the poster in the foyer.


Deepening Our Relationship With God

The annual gathering of MCEC congregations is on April 26 & 27 at Steinmann Mennonite Church. April Yamasaki, pastor and author, will be the guest speaker. Her most recent book is called: Four Gifts: Seeking Self-Care for Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength . If you wish to attend please let Valerie know by April 2nd. April will be joining us for Worship and Formation Hour on April 28.


NHMRS Fundraising Dinner on April 29 at 6:30 p. m.

Arthur and Phyllis Mann, MCC Area Directors for Southeast Asia will share stories of MCC's programs and the legacy of Agent Orange.They are based in Thailand and have also served with MCC in Laos, Egypt, Northern Sudan and Winnipeg. Joining Arthur and Phyllis will be MCC Ontario program staff sharing about local programs in the KW area. NEW FOR 2019 - Children's Activities - Bring the kids along! Children 10 and under are free. Adults - $10 each. Tickets available soon.


Menno Singers

Invites all singers to join Mennonite Mass Choir in a performance of Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise on Saturday, May 4 (St Peter’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener) with Waterloo Chamber Players and soloists Bethany Horst, Julie Ludwig and Adam Luther. Rehearsals are Monday evenings at 7:30 p. m. at First Mennonite Church (800 King St E., Kitchener), beginning on March 11. You can register to sing at www.mennosingers.com .


Shalom Counselling Services Fundraising Breakfast

Speakers: Mardi & Alex Tindal
Title: “Community Well-being: Loneliness and other impacts on mental health”
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019, Time: 8:30 a. m.
Location: Waterloo North Mennonite Church,100 Benjamin Rd.
Cost: $30 ($15 receipted)
Tickets: shalomcounselling.org or by calling Shalom 519-886-9690 by April 29th.


Piano Concert by Susan Cressman & Friends

Sun. May 5, 2:30 p. m., at Nith Valley Mennonite Church in celebration of 50 years as church pianist. Donations will be accepted at the door to support Interfaith Counselling Centre. Refreshments to follow in the church basement.


The Inter-Mennonite Children’s Choir

is pleased to present :
Sing Me A Song. The concert will take place on Sunday, May 5 at 3:00 p. m, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Kitchener. Tickets are $10 each, $5 for children (5 to 18) and will be available at the door or from a chorister. Come and join us for an afternoon of inspiration and wonderful singing!


Special Evening of Music

May 5 at 7:00 p. m. at St James Lutheran Church, Baden. Jake and Chelsea Stern will be performing. See the poster in the. foyer.


CJI Flower Power Fundraiser

Place an order by April 23rd at www.cjiwr.com or by calling the May Court Club. Pick your flowers up at Meadow Acres Garden Centre on May 7 & 8 from 9 a. m. to 7 p. m.. Receive a 10-20% discount on other items and plants at the garden center on the day of pick up with your receipt. All money spent on flowers by friends of CJI will be donated to Community Justice Initiatives by the May Court club.


The Board of Directors for Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Oldham as our new Executive Director! Chris comes with extensive camp experience and we look forward to working with him in his new role as we continue the mission and vision of the camp. Chris will assume his role on July 1, 2019. As Chris will be moving from Saskatchewan with his wife Sherri and 2 children, any leads for local rental housing would be welcome and can be forwarded to: jobs@hiddenacres.ca.



 
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