Upcoming Worship Services

Start time is 10:00 a. m. onless otherwise noted
October 25 God's Promise to David (2Samuel 7:1-17, Luke 1:30-33) Susan Allison-Jones
November 1 God's Care for the Widow (1Kings 17:1-16(17-24),Luke 4:24-26) Rene Sauder
November 8 Jonah and God's Mercy (Jonah 1:1-17,3:1-10(4:1-11), Luke 18:13) Shelley Campagnola, Refugee Support
November 15 God Calls Isaiah (Isaiah 6:1-8, Luke 5:8-10) Susan Allison-Jones
November 22 God Promises a New Covenant (Jeremiah 36:1-8,21-23, 27-28, 31:31-34, Luke 22:19-20 Susan Allison-Jones

Upcoming Events

October 27 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
November 3 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
Novemver 8 Annual Meeting
November 10 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
November 17 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting
November 24 9:00 a. m. Mat Weaving and Quilting

Congregational Notes

Bible Study

Zoom Conversation: Virus as a Summons to Faith begins this week on Tuesday evening from 7-8p. m. on Zoom. If this day and time does not work for you and you want to be part of this conversation please contact Susan Allison-Jones.

4>Wilmot Forest Church

Wilmot Forest Church has resumed. Join Wendy Janzen the last Sunday of every month at Hidden Acres. This month the focus will be on embracing and recognizing God’s call for us to commune with all of the creatures of the earth and the earth itself. In honour of World Communion, communion will be celebrated.Proper COVID-19 precautions will be taken, and further details will be sent out to those who register. The next gathering is Sunday, October 25, 4:00 p. m. Register at Eventbrite - registration will be limited to 25, so don't delay!
web address for Forest Church event https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wilmot-forest-church-tickets-124201258307?aff=ebdssbeac

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

Protocol Reminders

We wish to create a safe environment for people to gather to worship.
We invite all to enter into this new way of being community together with gratitude to our God that we can adapt to new ways of being a faithful community. We ask that you are mindful of these protocols.

Beyond the Congregation

MEDA Convention 2020:

Towards an equal world Join MEDA for 2 days of inspiration, information and networking online November 6-7, 2020. MEDA Convention is an intersection of faith and business where you can explore what it means to be faithful in daily work and learn about MEDA’s business solutions to poverty. Go to for more information.

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. October 20, 2020 - Storyteller: Janis Monture at 7:00 p. m. Janis Monture is from Six Nations of the Grand River, Mohawk Nation Turtle Clan. Janis has recently returned as the Executive Director of Woodland Cultural Centre. Previously, Janis was appointed the Director of Tourism and Cultural Initiatives for the Six Nations Development Corporation. Janis was a committee member for the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures and for the Arts & Culture Advisory Council for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Para Pan American Games. To register go to https://mcec.ca/programs/truth-and-reconciliation

New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale Fall Auction

Following the success of the Spring into Auction online quilt sale, there will be another online auction on October 17th, featuring more beautiful quilts, 2 restored tractors, as well as a number of other valuable items. Learn more: ?nhmrs.com?.

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.

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