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Gehman Mennonite Church

Physical address: 127 Witmer Road, Reinholds, PA 17569


Mailing address: PO Box 842, Adamstown, PA 19501

717-484-4548
www.gehmanmennonitechurch.org
Ministry Team
Phil Horning - Lead Pastor - (church: 717-484-4548) (home:717-484-0998)
Glen Martin - Associate Pastor- 717-484-2162
Steve McCosby - Deacon - 717-336-8275

Lets walk with Jesuspersonally, locally, and globally.

December 7, 2014
Prayer
Sunday School
Worship Service
Prelude
Call to Worship
Hymn of Praise
Offering
Worship in Song
Message: Isaiah 40:1-11 "Prepare"
Hymn of Response
Sharing Time/Pastoral Prayer
Benediction

8:15 AM
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
Clair Mast
John Miller
Darlene McCosby
Worship Team
Phil Horning
John Miller
Phil Horning

Today:
Greeters
Carl & Sylvia Eberly
Sunday School Nursery
Carolyn & Chrystle
Church Nursery
Cindy & Jessica
Fellowship Meal today, all are welcome!
The offering for December 7 is for China Team support and budgeted items.
Offering for last week: $2,502.53
Attendance for last week: 103
Next Week:
Greeters
Nelson & Dianne Gehman
Song Leader
Randy Sauder
Offertory
Maranda Gockley
Scripture Reading
Luke Horst
Message
Glen Martin
Sunday School Nursery
Shelby & Karen
Church Nursery
Roxanne & Marlene
Dec. 7, Sun.-You are invited to attend an informal time of Christmas carol singing
at Blainsport Mennonite Church this evening at 7 p.m. You are welcome to come to
sing and/or to listen! Refreshments will be served in the Fellowship Hall following
the service.
Dec. 8, Mon.-Lancaster Area Anabaptist Relief Meeting-All are welcome to attend

the annual Lancaster Area Anabaptist Relief Meeting hosted by MCC and MDS at
the MCC Material Resources Center 7 p.m. Youll hear material resource updates
from both organizations. We will also remember Peter and Elfrieda Dyck, who
devoted their lives to the work of the church, on this 100th anniversary of Peters
birth. Refreshments and a time of fellowship will follow the meeting. Please contact
Ken Sensenig (717) 413-3967 with any questions.
Dec. 10, Wed.-JGA, JBA and Jr. Youth will meet at the Bowmansville Mennonite
Church from 7-8:30 p.m. Jr. Youth will have a gift exchange. Please bring a $5 gift.
JGA will be decorating gingerbread houses. Bring one kind of candy to share with
the group. JBA will be making pizza.
Dec., 12, 13, 14, 19 &20-"Journey to Bethlehem" will be held at Woodcrest Retreat
weekend nights. The Christmas story comes alive, in six unique scenes, as you walk
by candlelight along quiet wooded trails with the Biblical characters. Dramatic
actors, live nativity and real animals. Visit www.WoodcrestRetreat.org for more
details. Groups, call the office for guaranteed admission details at 717-738-2233.
Dec. 13, Sat.-You are invited to participate in a spontaneous singing of the
Hallelujah Chorus at 11 a.m. in the food court at Park City, Lancaster. If you would
like to sing, please respond by sending your name and voice part to
mccl@lancastermennonite.org or by calling (717) 455-7025. An optional rehearsal
will be held on Tues., Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at Neffsville Mennonite Church. To review
your voice part, please visit www.mennonitechildrenschoir.org
Dec. 14, Sun.-All are welcome to the Christmas program at the Red Run Mennonite
Church at 7 p.m. This will include singing, drama, and a chimes choir.
Dec. 16, Wed.-Bowmansville District Sewing Circle will meet at the Bowmansville
Mennonite Church in the morning and afternoon. Everyone is welcome to help with
knotting comforters, quilting, or sewing on a sewing machine. You are welcome to
come for the entire time, or just a few hours as it suits you. The project for this
month is Hygiene Kits. MCC continues to have urgent needs for hygiene kits, which
provide supplies to families whose lives have been disrupted by war of disaster. A
Hygiene Kit contains the following new items (in packaging:1 adult-size toothbrush
1 large bar bath soap,1 good quality fingernail clipper,1 dark colored hand towel.
Items can be brought to the church and Sewing Circle will see they are taken to
MCC for distribution. Thank you for all of your contributions to MCC's work in the
name of Christ!
-The order for the offerings during the month of December has changed, and
will be as follows: Dec. 14- Sewing Circle, Dec. 21- Released Time Program, Dec.
28- Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services
Happy Birthday! Micah Sauder today, Ashlyn Kanagy on Mon., Ed Martin on
Wed., and Matt & Shelby Kanagy on Fri.
November 2014 Offering Report -Total Offerings: $14,966.05
Designated Esther Snader
50.00
Designated China trip
425.00
Designated Playground Improv
650.00
Designated Building fund
50.00
First fruits giving
1,379.10 (District Bishop Fund/Lanc Menn Conf)
Budgeted funds
10,480.00 (Insurance, Ministers, Operating, Gehman
Missions, Youndt property purchase, Youth)

Gehmans Missionary Support


1,931.95
The coins collected in the coin jug are used to pay for food/travel/lodging expenses
for MDS work trips. The current balance in the fund is $930.44.